Wearables Archive: September 2014
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A Mixed Blessing

The high-end look of mixed media designs command a premium and separate decorators from the competition.
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Wearables Top Decorator

Mixed media designs take a creative touch. Who can combine screen printing and embroidery into a winning look?
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Wearables Trendsetters

Creating stylish clothing? Blazing new trails? Changing the way business is done? All in a day’s work for these apparel authorities.
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Fall Fashion Preview

Decoration Hits The Streets Our "W By Wearables" clothing line and shoot took a lot of advance planning and excellent printing by industry decorators who went above and beyond. Here is how...
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Scan and Save

In the blink of an eye, he was gone. A young autistic boy was at a crowded sporting event recently in California and, when his parents' backs were turned for just a few seconds, he wandered...
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I Believe...

The who, what and wear of industry experts
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Cash Crop

The widespread agriculture industry relies on apparel.
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The Big Picture

It was about four and a half months ago when we first sat down to plan our massive Fall Fashion Preview. An ambitious idea emerged from that first meeting: an original collection of high-end...
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Plum Perfect For Fashion

Plum isn't just another shade of purple. It's a trending color that pops up in everything from nail polish to wall paint to T-shirts. Pantone's color of 2014, Radiant Orchid (Pantone #18-3224) is...
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Performance Features That Work Harder

When discussing performance apparel, one typically refers to special fabrications, fibers and finishes that add a moisture management or antibacterial function to the garment. There are, however,...
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Comparisons ‘Afoot’ With Flip-Flops

Are you flipped out over the volume of flip-flops you have to choose from for promotional programs? No worries. There are several factors you can use to differentiate the options. Experts from...
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Tough As Leather

Good technique can overcome the fear of an expensive mistake.
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Sometimes, It’s the Shirt

Advice and secrets from the screen printing know-it-alls.
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The Digital Age

From the remarkable digitized portraiture displayed on Fendi's spring/summer dress collection to the delicately laser-etched floral bouquets on Anna Sui's fall frocks, digital designs are being...
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Hot Products: Messenger Bags

Back in the era of desktop computing, going mobile required a dolly and a lot of long cords. But just as laptops and tablets continue to remake the world of labor and leisure, the bags we use...
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Clothing Of All Stripes

Take a look at the latest fashions from Missoni, Givenchy and John Galliano, and one thing you won't fail to notice is that stripes abound. Given fashion's current obsession with all things...
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Preview: Dickies Fall ’14 Collection

This fall, Dickies (asi/49675) is going off the grid: Its upcoming collection of durable work and performance wear hearkens back to the "lumberjack in the woods … put through the Dickies'...
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Equipment Corner

The latest in machines and decoration products
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The Very ’Vest’ of Fashion

Trendy urban attitude meets unique versatility in our fashion shoot and cover item - the women's Apex compressible quilted vest (7326) from Vantage Apparel (asi/93390; circle 86 on Free Info...
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