Fabric Blog:

Finding the Perfect Gift

October 21, 2020

This holiday season may look a little different than ones before. Whether you’re celebrating virtually, holding small gatherings, or otherwise redefining what “togetherness” looks like, one thing remains the same: it’s a time to make people feel appreciated. From co-workers to clients, customers or family members, finding the perfect gift can help make the season … Continued

Meet Holly Rox: Trainer Extraordinaire

October 14, 2020

For a modern woman, Holly Rox has some old-fashioned preferences. She likes paper documents more than digital ones, and when meeting someone for the first time, she’d rather that introduction be face-to-face. That being said, Holly has spent her 14 years at SanMar adapting to changing processes, products and technology to become someone that many … Continued

Meet Jorge Colindres: Analyzing the Americas

September 29, 2020

Jorge Colindres is no stranger to the apparel industry. In Honduras, where he is originally from, Jorge worked for different textile companies for over 10 years. Then his life was changed after a Diversity Visa for the United States that his wife applied for on his behalf — unbeknownst to him — came through. After … Continued

The Perils of Greenwashing

September 15, 2020

40 years ago, Kermit the Frog spoke the truth – it’s not easy being green. There are so many little choices we all make every day that add up to a massive, complicated picture of trying to be more conscious and respectful of the environment – trying to “be green.” And no, it’s not easy. … Continued

Wrangling Your Social Strategy: Finding Your Voice

September 8, 2020

World-class opera singers, best-selling authors and viral Twitter accounts all have one thing in common—a strong voice. It can take years to develop the creative muscles required to convey a proper tone or specific attitude via social media, but with a few tips and subtle tricks, you can find your voice and be well on … Continued

Twitter: Is That Still a Thing?

September 1, 2020

Welcome back to “Is That Still a Thing,” where we look at social networks and examine whether or not it’s worth investing our time and energy into growing an industry presence there. Today, we’re looking at Twitter. WHAT IS IT? Twitter is one of the most well-known micro-blogging platforms out there, and it created some … Continued

Being a Canvas For Good During the Pandemic

August 18, 2020

SanMar was very proud to launch A Canvas for Good last year. The initiative comes from the idea that our t-shirts are more than just t-shirts. They are canvases our customers use to make positive changes, build support for positive causes, shape teams, unite communities and build relationships. Through responsible practices, our product is seen … Continued

Why Logoed Apparel Still Matters

August 11, 2020

“Is logoed apparel even relevant right now?” With many offices closed, sports teams playing games with virtual audiences and schools planning to conduct classes online for the coming year, this may be a question you’ve asked yourself recently. You’re not the only one. We sat down (virtually, of course) with a couple SanMar salespeople to … Continued

A Few Favorites for Fall

August 4, 2020

Take a look at SanMar’s “New/Newer/Newest” catalog, and you’ll find well over 100 items listed. It’s our biggest new arrivals catalog ever, and includes all the products launched in January and May plus all-new August styles. It’s a lot to take in. From unique Cotopaxi bags to forward-thinking shirts from Allmade to our first women’s … Continued

Meet Vicki Ostrom: Prairie Princess Trend Whisperer

July 29, 2020

In her nine years working at SanMar, Trend Editor Vicki Ostrom has held two jobs. For the first four years, she was a Senior Designer working on apparel and then five years ago she transitioned into her current role as full-time Trend Editor. She knows what it means when things are forecast to be the … Continued