Fabric Blog:

It’s Time to Tackle TikTok

October 26, 2021

With the trend of short-form video rapidly taking over social media and over 1 billion active users every month, it’s time to take a closer look at one of the most popular (and least understood) social media platforms available today: TikTok.

Today’s Modern Hybrid Commuter

October 19, 2021

The concept of a commute has changed for many and those changes are here to stay. Find out how adaptability, flexibility and versatility define the modern-day work environment and the styles workers are wearing now.

Hit The Trail: Top 5 Adventure-Bound Essentials

July 20, 2021

Gear-storing, hands-liberating and water-repelling. These wardrobe wonders do everything but hold you back.

Workleisure Evolved

May 18, 2021

The term “workleisure” is one we’ve all come to understand on a personal level in the last year. It represents how delicate the balance between work and life has become, blending work-at-home comfort with an eye toward professionalism and style. This isn’t a new concept, but it developed considerable relevance as the Coronavirus pandemic developed. … Continued

It’s Tie-Dye Time

April 13, 2021

Admit it, you own at least one tie-dyed piece of clothing. No shame, everyone does! Tie-dyed fabric is one of those looks that seems timeless. While those of us in the United States often associate it with the vibrant colors of the 1960s, it has a history that goes back hundreds of years and across … Continued

A Tale of Two Colors: Pantone Color of the Year

December 9, 2020

At the end of every year, Pantone names a color intended to represent the year to come. 2020 has been a most unexpected year, and the color institute has responded with an unexpected choice for 2021: two colors. “A message of happiness supported by fortitude, the combination of Ultimate Gray (PANTONE 17-5104) + Illuminating (PANTONE … Continued

Trends to Be Thankful For

November 24, 2020

Usually, this is the time of year for food and fellowship shared with family and friends, the time to remember all the things that we’re thankful for. This year is looking a little different, but there are still plenty of reasons to give thanks. Here’s just a few on our list. Preparation “The readiness is … Continued

The Latest Decoration Techniques

November 3, 2020

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s time to catch up with our Decorator and Digital Solutions team to see what decoration techniques have been keeping them busy lately. These up-and-coming techniques are making a big splash and catching customers’ attention everywhere. One of the trending techniques that has had the biggest impact … 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

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