Picking the perfect cotton t-shirt to place your creative idea on is an extremely important decision.
With so many different cotton t-shirt options, choosing the one to best fit your brand can be intimidating. Some of the aspects to consider are fabric quality, fit, sizes, and color. Below are descriptions of some of the popular t-shirt brands to help you choose the best quality t-shirt for your brand.
The Gildan - Soft Style T-shirt is considered to be the most popular shirt style. It is affordable, 100% cotton, and comes in over 50 colors. It also offers a wide range of sizes, with certain colors going up to 6XL. The sizing is somewhat generous, running a bit larger than a standard shirt. It is pre-shrunk, so it should not shrink in the wash, as long as you follow the care instructions. The youth sizes run from Youth XS – Youth XL, with some of the youth sizes being a good fit for petite women. Overall a great quality, durable, budget-friendly t-shirt.
The American Apparel - T-shirt is one of the more fashionable, fitted t-shirts made in the USA. It is a lighter-weight tee than the Gildan & Hanes ones at 4.3oz, but you are not sacrificing quality as a result. In fact, it is just as nice a shirt in terms of quality, since it is “combed ring-spun” cotton. This means the t-shirt has gone through numerous production efforts to make it feel like a t-shirt you’ve had for years, right from the day it is manufactured. Do keep in mind, it runs a bit small so you may want to consider sizing up. Definitely, buy this t-shirt if you are looking for a trendy or style-focused t-shirt with a retail-quality look and feel.
Next Level - this blank t-shirt won’t break the bank! Don’t let the price fool you the next level 3600 is a very popular blank shirt used by many multinational bands and brands to re-label and create high-quality merchandise. The lightweight next-level 3600 boasts a 3.5 oz. fabric weight and 100% cotton makeup. With fresh new colors like Tahiti blue and staples like black and white. We like this blank t-shirt for the beach and the club!
The Anvil 980 - tee shirt is a lightweight tee shirt that is made from 100% cotton allowing for many print mediums including the always popular direct-to-garment and the lesser-known but highly desirable discharge screen print. It is designed in such a way that it offers a great relaxed athletic fit. This is one of the tee shirts that cost less yet is of high quality even after washing. This is also a fitted tee shirt with high quality and denser thread count compared to other options this shirt made our list because of its price, tubular construction, and overall quality-to-price ratio. With over fifty colors to choose from, there is a match for any brand.
Alternative Apparel - The high-quality Alternative Apparel 5050 tee shirt is as the name implies made from a 50% cotton 50% polyester blend. This tee shirt sports a fitted look and an edgy appeal. With a double contrast stitch on the neckline and hemline, this shirt is made to last. Use it for sale in your cross fit, yoga studio, or pilates class and laugh all the way to the bank as you undercut lulu lemon while making a margin and not sacrificing quality. This Alternative tee shirt has minimal shrinkage after washing with no apparent change in color or quality. At 4.4 oz this blank t-shirt has a comfortably light feel. lightweight and versatility make this shirt among the best blank t-shirts.
Belle Canvas - The high-quality tee shirts is super soft and super trendy! The colors are limited to staples but the cut and feel are unmatched! This t-shirt is made from super soft 100% ring-spun cotton or if you want to mix it up grab a dark grey made from a super soft cotton-poly blend The style and unmatched precedent set by this blank tee put it on our list.