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2019 Spring/Summer Apparel Trends

The conversation is changing – the spring/summer 2019 shows were about diversity, acceptance, resistance and strength. For eternal optimists, there were styles in all the colors of the rainbow. Pragmatics will approve of garments pulling double-duty. Rebels will shine in the chaos of embellishments. Those who own their sex appeal will do it smartly and […]

NEW! 2017 Reversible 3″ Compression Shorts with Trendy Designs

Ladies, always looking for the latest in workout gear?? Check out these 3″ compression shorts in the hottest designs, colors and fit!! Label is easily removable so you can incorporate them into your 2017 spring/summer line. What’s even cooler is that these are fully REVERSIBLE!!! I’ve seen these everywhere on the volleyball courts to the gym. We also offer matching […]

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What is the difference between ring-spun and soft spun cotton?

There probably isn’t any difference in the quality. Ring-spun has a slightly higher edge to soft spun. Ring-spun will not pill or get fuzzy. This is the best for DTG (Direct to Garment) printing. Not as soft to the touch but the fibers don’t lift up after washing. The soft spun is probably produced using […]

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Tradeshow Update: Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, Jan 10-12

Outdoor Retailer Winter Market is committed to providing network opportunities and growing your business. Each January all the major players in winter outdoor gear get together to show off their latest and greatest wares for the season. OR Winter Market has been the launch platform for just about every groundbreaking piece of skiing, climbing, backpacking […]

Custom Team Socks

Fall is just around the corner and that means…football games, smell of leaves, tailgating, watching your kids play lacrosse, volleyball soccer and football over the weekend…we have already started taking orders for team gear and socks. We make a variety of team sports socks from nylon to cotton to sublimated. Starting as low as $10.50/pair […]

Embroidered Socks – New Craze in Apparel

So what’s new this week??- Embroidered Socks I’ve been seeing more of these items on sites like Etsy so we decided to show off a little here, showcasing our own embroidered socks as well as custom packaging. These are simple and classy and easy to make. We produce the socks as well as decorate them. […]

Apparel Line – Taglines

So now you’ve decided on the name for your new cool apparel line, designed the logo, created the brand/story behind it, researched to see if it’s available for a website, social media and other marketing venues and developed the cool one-of-a-kind logo. Whew! What’s next? The TAGLINE. The quick elevator speech. The buzz words. The platform […]


2016 Upcoming Apparel Trends – Graffiti/Street Art 80’s Styles

Upcoming Apparel Trends: We have noticed that more and more clients are starting to lean towards the loud and proud trend from the 80’s with paint splats, neon colors and even a Graffiti style. Noted in this article about Brooks running shoes. Inspiration is everywhere. I hope the big hair doesn’t come back in style […]

Case Study: Bimini Lifestyle – Apparel Line start-up

New Client: Bimini Lifestyle, LLC located in Nantucket/Cape Cod/Martha’s Vineyard Bimini Lifestyle has hired Custom Apparel Source to redesign their brand, apparel, consulting and apparel design and manufacturing. We are also creating their own website. We have made amazing strides in just a few weeks. Bimini has been able to meet and connect with […]

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Sublimated Tank Tops came to us to create their own private label kickball tanks for their players on various teams. We designed and produced Shut Up N Play’s tanks in the US. I took their idea and created this unique one-of-a-kind design in about 2 weeks. The team came up with some crazy names to put on […]

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