Geoff Krasnov offers apparel/clothing/garment manufacturing and sourcing news.

Friday, June 27, 2008

Maternity to Infant to Adult Apparel..even Pet Clothing!

Style Source Inc manufactures a full range of custom private label apparel. We produce custom maternity dresses, belly supports and nursing tops and gowns. We have produced custom wicking sleepwear in nightshirts, gowns and pajamas. We service a broad range of knit infant apparel including knit hats and bibs. We produce custom private label childrens clothing with expanded capabilities in our overseas apparel manufacturing facilities. We have produced pet apparel, including dog tee shirts and dog sweatshirts and many novelty sewn products. Recent interest in natural fibers including organic fabric, bamboo blends and pima cotton fabrics have been serviced with both 100% made in USA as well as less expensive versions using imported yarns formed and finished in the USA. Another trend in performance fabrics has us producing custom performance apparel in a range of blends including nylons, polyesters and value added agents that add enhanced anti microbial, anti bacterial, thermal regulation, compression and anti odor. Our versatility with private label clothing production allows for one stop shopping, from pattern design to packaged finished product. Join our family of interwoven companies that share a mutual regard for excellence in product, service and relationship!

Friday, June 20, 2008

Circular Knit 100% Cotton Fabrics Our Specialty

Style Source Inc offers 11 basic 100% cotton knit fabrics for sale in 7 base colors with minimums as low as a single roll! We offer jersey fabrics in both open end and ring spun in several weights, 1x1 100% cotton rib fabrics, french terry, fleece, super soft interlock, baby rib and 2x1 rib. We will custom produce or source virtually any circular knit fabric, including cotton/spandex, bamboo blends, modal, organic cotton or performance fabrics. We will also custom color your textiles at dyelot minimums that begin at 400 yards. Call us for a swatch card and price quotation at 910-399-2288.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Custom Printed Tees and Relabeling Services Offered

Style Source Inc has been servicing the high demand for custom re-labeled and branded apparel for years. Many start ups find the best avenue for creating branded tees is to utilize the buying power and technical resources of our printables department. We provide plastisol, digital (light colored garments only) or heat transfer capabilities as well as rhinestone applications. Our low 144 piece minimums per print (or embroidery!) allow for multiple styles to receive the same graphic image. Our relabeled tee shirt program has a 244 piece minimum and includes removal of the previous logo label and replacement through single needle stitching . We also produce custom hats as low as 48 piece minimums through our affiliation with a Vietnamese company who excels at embroidered or printed custom colored headwear. Those seeking private label printed tees need only give us a call at 910-399-2288!

Quality Custom Polo Shirts Our Import Specialty

Style Source Inc has been importing quality apparel for over 5 years now, and we are fortunate to have partnered with one of the finest placket shirt producers in the world. We produce custom private label apparel from all over the world, but our primary golf shirt supplier is based in Hong Kong with the largest factory in Macau. We have access to a huge assortment of fabrics and can custom manufacture stripes or patterned fabrics to your designs and colorways. We offer logoized taping, custom hang tags, embroidery, custom stamped buttons, and superb stitching detail. We will produce your logo label in the base fabric of your choice, either printed or woven. Garment measurement specifications may be set by the customer, or we can suggest sizing and provide graded specifications for approval. Packaging is typically individual fold in a plastic bag with a SKU sticker, but you may specify virtually any alternative. We typically use plied yarns for improved uniformity and sheen. We will match any color, and provide lab dips for your approval. Our minimums begin at a low 1200 units, 600 per colorway.

We also have a superb relationship with a large vertical producer of knit apparel in Honduras. For larger, ongoing programs we offer conceptualization through finished product vertical services. For those seeking an import apparel program that is managed by highly technical tenured textile and apparel professionals you need look no further.

Many have asked if we are simply an import agent. The answer to that question is found in the level of services we provide as part of the import experience. We assist in the formation of technical specification packages and have two full time pattern makers on staff. We have established rigorous quality sampling and control procedures that insure the correct colors, needlework, sizing, findings, and every detail. On most programs we quote LDP pricing (exclusive of freight) and handle all logistics to your door.

Style Source is your source for custom private label imported apparel, and provides the added benefit of domestic custom apparel manufacturing for those programs that warrant the made in USA label.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Now is the Time

Are you wondering how you could possibly launch a made in USA custom apparel line in todays economic environment? A custom private label line can begin with something as simple as a custom printed tee shirt to producing private label childrens apparel. Custom apparel manufacturing does not require a huge investment per se, but it does require adequate research into the channel of distribution as well as competitor price points and cash flow planning. Style Source Inc has always serviced start up apparel lines and will support your initiative within the confines of industry minimums. Feel free to call us to discuss your thoughts. Take full advantage of the discount code on our home page for purchasing the Fashion For Profit series of books and CD's. They are instrumental in understanding the fundamentals to getting an apparel line started. Your dream of custom private label production will require a great amount of energy on your part. Put the Style Source team on your team, and we will endeavor to fulfill your custom apparel manufacturing needs as your industry partner.