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James Dean Made the White T-Shirt Cool

James Dean Made the White T-Shirt Cool

Posted: February 7, 2012 |

Ever wondered how the t-shirt came about?  I know I have always been curious so I did some research and here’s what I found.  The t-shirt evolved from undergarments used in the 19th century by cutting one-piece underwear into separate top and bottom garments.  Later on it was coined the name “t-shirt” due to the shape of the garment’s outline.  The beginning of the t-shirt can really be credited to the U.S. Navy.  The U.S. Navy issued crew-necked, short-sleeved, white cotton undersh... [ read more ]

Super Bowl T-Shirts Are Awesome!

Super Bowl T-Shirts Are Awesome!

Posted: February 2, 2012 |

It's that time of year again, Superbowl time!  This year, my beloved Atlanta Falcons did not make it, but I am still eager to watch the game.  Super Bowl XLVI will be between the AFC champion New England Patriotss and the NFC champion New York Giants to decide the National Football League  (NFL) champion for the 2011 season. It will be the 42nd annual championship game of the modern-era NFL and is scheduled to be played Sunday, February 5, 2012, at Lucas Oil Stadiumm in Indianapolis, Indiana.... [ read more ]

How many bulk wholesale t-shirts fit on a pallet?

How many bulk wholesale t-shirts fit on a pallet?

Posted: January 30, 2012 |

How many bulk wholesale t-shirts can you fit on a standard 48 X 40 foot pallet?  This is a question that we get asked a lot here at The Adair Group!!  The answer is.........it depends on what type of t-shirts.  Adult short sleeve t-shirts are the most popular.  You can fit approximately 30 cartons on a pallet.  Most standard cartons contain 72 t-shirts, so the answer is 2,160 t-shirts.  Adult long sleeve t-shirts contain more fabric, and therefore take up more space on a pallet.  You can ... [ read more ]

Get Your Mardi Gras T-Shirts!

Get Your Mardi Gras T-Shirts!

Posted: January 27, 2012 |

It's almost that time of year again.......Mardi Gras!!! The term "Mardi Gras" refers  to events of the carnival celebrations, beginning on or after Epiphany and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday.   Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday, referring to the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season, which begins on Ash Wednesday.  In many areas, the term "Mardi Gras" has come to mean the whole period of activity related t... [ read more ]

Cheap Family Reunion T-Shirt Ideas

Cheap Family Reunion T-Shirt Ideas

Posted: January 24, 2012 |

Family reunions are a perfect way to vacation and spend that much needed quality time reconnecting with relatives who live far away.  Sometimes they can be difficult to organize because of everyone’s schedules and distances apart.  It is best to plan as far in advance as possible so as many family members as possible can make it to the reunion. This way you can get a head count as to know how many bulk t-shirts are needed for your family reunion. A great idea is to create a website for yo... [ read more ]

Birthday T-Shirts Are Easy and Fun!

Birthday T-Shirts Are Easy and Fun!

Posted: January 20, 2012 |

  What better day to talk about birthday t-shirts than on your birthday?! Today is MY birthday and I love thinking about the heartfelt gift I received from my two young daughters. They designed a t-shirt just for me for my birthday! As you can imagine, I was thrilled when I saw what my daughters had created. What a wonderful idea for a gift! I especially love that I get to hold onto one on my babies’ creations for a lifetime rather than a day. I loved my birthday shirt so much that ... [ read more ]

Kids T-Shirts for School Plays

Kids T-Shirts for School Plays

Posted: January 16, 2012 |

School plays and musicals have always been a part of a student’s life. These fun events are adventurous and exciting for both students and their audiences. Getting bulk kids t-shirts is a great starting point when planning these types of events. The cast members need shirts to wear during their rehearsals as well as the final event. T-shirts may be used in many different ways for school plays. Some schools opt to use the kids t-shirts blank, others allow students to design the shirts, and othe... [ read more ]

Bulk T-Shirts for the Homeless

Bulk T-Shirts for the Homeless

Posted: January 12, 2012 |

The holidays are always a great time to remember those less fortunate than ourselves.  In a season where we receive, it is just as important to give back.  And nothing makes you feel better than giving to those less fortunate.  An organization in our area that does a great job with this is the Atlanta Mission.    Established in 1938, the mission provides emergency shelter, job attainment, and transitional housing to more than 950 homeless men, women and children daily.  That is an amazing... [ read more ]

The 5 Most Popular T-Shirt Colors Are....

The 5 Most Popular T-Shirt Colors Are….

Posted: January 9, 2012 |

Being in the t-shirt, business we get asked this question all the time.  What are the most popular t-shirt colors?  Not only is it important for our customers to know the answer,but it's important to us from a sourcing side as well.  We would be in real trouble if we had a warehouse full of Teal t-shirts!  Not that we don't like teal, it just that it's not one of the best selling colors out there. So......(drum roll) the top 5 selling colors are White, Black, Navy, Grey, and Red.  Royal ... [ read more ]

Kids Polos Shirts for School Uniforms

Kids Polos Shirts for School Uniforms

Posted: December 20, 2011 |

Nowadays, more and more students in many cities across the country are wearing school uniforms. Schools, students and parents have faced off over instituting school uniforms over the past decade. All this fuss over a Kids White Polo Shirt and khaki pants? Many schools have implemented these uniforms to improve school safety or academic discipline. Uniforms have been known to prevent gang activity, help students improve attendance, have a sense of belonging and school pride and to encourage disci... [ read more ]