Wearables Archive: February 2015
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Thrift Shops

Penny-pinching printers can save tens of thousands of dollars by purchasing used equipment. They just have to make sure the deal is as good as it seems.
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One Smart Apple

The much-anticipated Apple Watch will be successful – but maybe not revolutionary.
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8th Annual Wearables Apparel Design Awards

What does a winner look like? These incredible pieces will show you.
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"How Much Time Should I Spend On E-mail?”

Email is an important tool in your sales arsenal, but it also can be a big time waster, with the ping of each new message often triggering a near-Pavlovian need to check one’s inbox.
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An Athletic Fit

Devotees of CrossFit get pumped for well-made, stylish branded apparel.
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I Believe, by Billie Staton

The who, what and wear of industry experts
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Ralph Lauren Goes High-Tech

At the U.S. Open tennis tournament last August, Ralph Lauren made a bold foray into the wearable tech field with the debut of the Polo Tech smart shirt.
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Q&A: Steve Wozniak

As the man who single-handedly designed the first two computers sold by Apple – way back in the late 1970s and early 1980s – Steve Wozniak is uniquely equipped to predict how new technologies in th...
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Live to Ride

Few people are more familiar with the meaning of sacrifice than members of the military.
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High Visibility, Highly Safe

There is an opportunity any time you work with clients in high-risk industries, such as construction, road work or manufacturing – any place where there is darkness, dim light, fog, smoke, or occa...
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Look Beyond Typical Uniforms

High-visibility applications are not reserved for just the uniform and workwear markets.
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Decorate For High-Vis Impact

Take your pick. Most any decorating method has an option that yields a high-visibility result.
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Versatility for All Kinds of Weather

High-visibility apparel must perform in a range of environments. Each profession that uses high-visibility workwear has its distinct requirements.
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The Technology of Today

Just a few months ago in this column, I heralded the imminent arrival of the wearable tech revolution.
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Blade Runners

Often overlooked, the squeegee is integral to a successful print.
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Clog in the Machine

SOMETIMES YOU SLIP UP a little and sometimes you really blow it. We recently blew it on a simple print (which was of course printed on very expensive garments).
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Trends – Supersize Me

COMFORT IS CERTAINLY enjoying its time in the spotlight.
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Trends – Break A Sweat In Athletic Shoes

FROM THE SUPER-RETRO, 1980s basketball high-top styles showcased by Marc Jacobs to the birdlike bright colors demonstrated in Chanel’s present collection, athletic shoes are getting their high-fash...
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How to Prepare Distressed Artwork

A common request from screen-printing customers is to make their garment logo look beaten up, aged or worn out.
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Trends – Get Sporty with Raglan Tees

RAGLAN SLEEVE STYLES are a common sight these days; take a look at Armani’s present collection of men’s suit jackets and Bibhu Mohapatra’s gorgeous coffee-hued raglan-inspired dress.
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Trends – Light Jackets

THE CHALLENGE OF offering users all the weather protection they require while maintaining style and wearability has clearly kept jacket suppliers busy.
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Equipment Corner

The latest in machines and decoration products.
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About the Cover – Design to Dye For

To celebrate our <em>Wearables</em> Apparel Design Awards, custom apparel maker and decorator T-Shirt Tycoon Solutions Inc.
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