Fair Wear vs Fairtrade – What is the Difference?

Fair Wear vs Fairtrade  Purchasing ethically sourced clothing can feel like a minefield. With so many accreditations and different brands to choose from, how do you know which products meet your ethical standards? Two of the ethical accreditations that you will come across frequently in the clothing industry are Fair Wear Foundation and Fairtrade. They […]

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Stanley/Stella UK Dealer

Stanley Stella Dealer

We are proud to be a UK Stanley & Stella stockist and dealer. We’ve worked with Stanley/Stella for close to a decade, providing customers globally with fashion-forward styles perfect for printing and embroidery. The company are reputable market leaders in sustainable textiles, whilst also remaining on-trend, making its products perfect for brands, businesses and universities […]

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How to create awesome company t-shirts

Custom Printed T-Shirt

How to create awesome company t-shirts Corporate branded T-shirts have become popular amongst businesses. T-shirts are a versatile product that can yield a high reward for low cost whether they are for staff uniforms, giveaway prizes or team events. Company branded T-shirts are also a great tool for increasing employee engagement and improving company culture. […]

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Disposable or reusable masks? Safety & environmental impact

Disposable face mask

What are the environmental impacts of disposable face masks? It is estimated that 7,200 tonnes of medical waste is generated daily during the Covid-19 pandemic, a large portion of which is disposable masks. Around the world, 129 billion disposable masks are used every month, approximately 3 million masks every minute. Face masks are essential for […]

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Starting a vegan clothing brand – What you need to know.

Vegan plant based graphic

“A philosophy and way of living which seeks to exclude-as far as is possible and practicable-all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose; and by extension, promotes the development and use of animal-free alternatives for the benefit of humans, animals and the environment. In dietary terms it […]

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Could NFT Digital Clothing Make Fashion, Merch and Workwear Achieve Net-Zero?

Man wearing a VR headset in a semi-digital world

This may seem like a completely bonkers concept or an idea dreamed up by a Twitter bot trying to include all the latest buzzwords into a title, but there is a genuine prospect that there is a future in which metaverse and blockchain technologies come together to provide a new way to make sustainable garments […]

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Why branding is the most important thing for startup clothing companies

Custom screen printed t-shirt

One of the most common questions we are asked is ‘what size should my print be?’. Whilst we can give guidance on print size relevant to the chosen garment, customers often wonder if their custom print will be the right size to attract customers.  A lot of the time, this question is asked because new […]

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How to Reduce Microplastic and Microfibre Pollution From Your Washing

Up to 64% of our clothes are made from synthetic and non-biodegradable materials such as polyester, nylon and acrylic. Whilst this is great for the sports industry or for fast fashion where costs are kept low, the reality is that these materials release tiny plastic particles called microfibres that cause havoc on our ecosystems. What […]

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What print method is best for custom T-shirts?

screen printing t-shirts

Choosing a print method to produce your design can be a daunting prospect. Many people have heard of screen printing, DTG printing or embroidery and think that these are their only options, however, there is a myriad of print methods to choose from, each with their own benefits and disadvantages. There is not a one-size-fits-all […]

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