Tag Archives: shirt

Express printing – DTG

DTG, or direct-to-garment printing is used mainly for complicated designs that contain shadings, gradients, and colour tints, or printing photographic images onto garments. Direct to Garment printing is the newest and most exciting way to print designs on to all types of cotton garments. This form of printing involves the use of a highly modified […]

A Short History of the Polo Shirt

Polo itself is a sport that mimics croquet while riding on horseback, and as you may have guessed, the similarly named shirt was worn while playing the sport. Developed in India and made popular by British soldiers, the location and popularity of the sport has everything to do with the evolution of the polo shirt. […]

Button up Denim

What would we do without denim? I have thought about this many times. According to Professor Wikipedia, denim is: ‘a rugged cotton twill textile, in which the weft passes under two (twi- “double”) or more warp threads.’ Sounds complicated, that’s the science of denim. And as all the best things in life (le macaron, the […]

Pop Ya Collar: with a Polo Shirt

Long before Sue Barker started presenting Wimbledon, “Tennis whites” were popular sports wear. However, these long sleeved, button-up, flannel shirts proved to be a bit problematic for the physical demands of the sporting world. Fortunately for Roger Federer and Andy Roddick, the French tennis champion Monsieur Rene Lacoste created a new style of tennis shirt […]

I listen to bands

The tee shirt “I Listen To Bands…” has been reprinted at Threadless.com: http://www.threadless.com/product/917/I_Listen_To_Bands Perfect Christmas present for all you ‘indie boys’ that walk around Camden (London district) with your trousers pulled down so low we can see your Homer Simpson boxer shorts!

The White Shirt

The white shirt, a timeless classic as far as modern clothing is concerned, and whilst the quotes below from the Financial Times (that well known fashion publication) are a few years old there is still so much truth in them: “A few years ago white shirts were associated with uniforms, and so pale blue and […]