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GoCustom Clothing layers for Autumn

How to layer this Autumn

As the summer becomes a distant memory and the days start to become shorter and cooler, it’s time to think about how you should be dressing for autumn. The answer lies in layers!

As the temperature starts to drop, selecting an outfit can be a tricky chore as you’re often tackling chilly mornings, warm afternoons, and showery evenings. How are you supposed to get it right? In this quick guide, we will explain to you how to layer in Autumn with clothing that is customised with your branding or designs.

Autumn Base Layers

This is probably the most important layer of all, especially as it’s the layer that stays on no matter how warm or cold you are! Base layer tops and T-Shirts are the perfect lightweight and breathable options to go under your other garments. The ultimate choice will utilise a moisture-wicking fabric which helps to regulate your temperature and will keep you feeling comfortable the whole day.

Long sleeve T-Shirts are excellent as a base layer, they are easy to add your brand or design to and look great when you decide to remove your other layers.

TriDri® Performance baselayer
Product Code: TR016
TriDri® Performance baselayer
Product Code: TR016
AWDis Just Cool Women's long sleeve cool T
Product Code: JC012
AWDis Just Cool Women’s long sleeve cool T
Product Code: JC012

Autumn Mid Layers

Once your breathable base layer is in place you’ll want to think about the second layer of clothing. In most cases, this is the garment that is most likely to be on show throughout the day, so you’ll want to make sure that this is the best choice.

There are multiple garment types that suit this layer, it really depends on what you are doing, and how you would like to be perceived – especially if the garments are being worn as workwear.

Shirts come in lots of styles and are perfect for embroidery. The right shirt can create a formal or more relaxed look, depending on what you are going for.

Premier Women's Mulligan check cotton long sleeve shirt
Product Code: PR350
Premier Women’s Mulligan check cotton long sleeve shirt
Product Code: PR350

Sweatshirts make the perfect personalised garment for any staff uniform, event or leisurewear.

Stanley/Stella Stanley Stroller iconic crew neck sweatshirt (STSM567)
Product Code: SX010
Stanley/Stella Stanley Stroller iconic crew neck sweatshirt (STSM567)
Product Code: SX010

Our range of customisable hoodies are perfect for work or team events and come in a wide range of colours & styles.

Anthem Men's Anthem hoodie
Product Code: AM001
Men’s Anthem hoodie
Product Code: AM001

Autumn Outer Layers

It’s not a quite heavy jacket weather in autumn but a lightweight jacket may still be necessary when the temperature starts to drop or the clouds start to rain down on you.

Lightweight jackets offer wind and rain protection whilst allowing maximum movement and comfort, the ideal top layer.

Regatta Professional Asset lightweight jacket
Product Code: RG029
Regatta Professional Asset lightweight jacket
Product Code:  RG029

Perfect for chilly days, our custom body warmers and gilets can be personalised to your requirements.

Result Core Bodywarmer
Product Code: R208X
Result Core Bodywarmer
Product Code: R208X

Fleece Jackets are cosy and warm in Autumn, perfect to pop on for those chilly days.

Regatta Professional Thor III fleece
Product Code: RG122
Regatta Professional Thor III fleece
Product Code: RG122

Softshell Jackets are lightweight, breathable and generally windproof and water-resistant, too.

ProRTX Women's Pro 2-layer softshell jacket
Product Code: RX50F
ProRTX Women’s Pro 2-layer softshell jacket
Product Code: RX50F

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Make sure each layer works well on its own as ever-changing weather conditions will mean you’ll be forever removing or adding layers.

Autumn Accessories

Once you have your layers sorted you may also need to think about accessories such as beanies to keep your head warm, or hi-vis items to keep your outdoor workforce safe.

We have the perfect fitting Beanies whether for comfy workwear or to make a fashion statement

Beechfield Original cuffed beanie
Product Code: BC045
Beechfield Original cuffed beanie
Product Code: BC045

Be safe and be seen with our vast range of high-visibility clothing, very important for your outdoor workforce as daylight fades.

Result Safeguard Reversible soft padded gilet
Product Code: R332X
Result Safeguard Reversible soft padded gilet
Product Code:  R332X

Gloves help to protect hands from the cooler days but also from the rigours of tough manual work.

Stanley Workwear Stanley extreme performance gloves
Product Code: SY105
Stanley Workwear Stanley extreme performance gloves
Product Code: SY105

Footwear, is not so much an extra layer, but they complete the outfit nonetheless. We offer an extensive range of stylish safety boots, shoes and trainers.

Result Work-Guard Hicks safety trainer
Product Code: R458X
Result Work-Guard Hicks safety trainer
Product Code: R458X

Conclusion

Layering is an important strategy during the Autumn months, and by adorning each layer with your brand you can be assured that your teams will stand out, whatever the weather. Above is just a small selection of the items available, we have thousands of customisable garments that are perfect for making up your autumn layers.

Sell your products on TikTok with GoCustom Print on Demand

Print-on-demand now includes a TikTok Shop integration

GoCustom Clothing has announced the release of an enhanced platform to enable smart management of print-on-demand products for dropshipping. Retailers of brands big or small can now take advantage of a streamlined process to create products and effortlessly link them to their eCommerce stores. Native integrations include popular platforms such as Shopify, WooCommerce, Etsy and TikTok®, with more in the pipeline.

The platform revolutionises how brands create products and fulfil their customer orders. As the order fulfilment is done by GoCustom Clothing, the retailer can spend their time marketing and selling, rather than ordering stock and managing daily shipping of customers’ orders.

“As consumers look more and more for sustainable ways to purchase their clothing, print-on-demand offers retailers a cost-effective solution to produce eco-friendly products at the point of order rather than holding expensive and often discarded stock.” says Angus Mitchell, Managing Director, GoCustom Clothing. “eCommerce has seen massive growth over the last 2 years and it’s important for us that we keep ahead of the trends, hence our investment in this enhanced platform and the exciting new dropship integration for the TikTok generation.”

TikTok made me buy it

In 2021, products on TikTok were viewed 4.6B times with that number expected to be more than double in 2022. The GoCustom app connects with the retailer’s TikTok Shop account, enabling the retailer to sell products directly to consumers without them ever leaving the popular video app.

Brands looking to streamline their product creation and fulfilment processes by integrating their store with GoCustom’s dropship service should take a look at the full benefits offered by visiting the website at dropship.gocustomclothing.com.

About GoCustom Clothing

GoCustom Clothing is a market leader in the supply of personalised clothing. From our large factory facility in Ludlow, Shropshire in the UK, we undertake a full range of garment customisation techniques including Embroidery, Screen Print, DTG Print (Direct to Garment) and Vinyl Transfer Print. Our customers are hugely varied, ranging between businesses, charities, sports teams, groups, societies, schools and individuals. GoCustom Clothing is part of the Kingfisher Leisurewear Ltd group, formed in 1996 and still owned and run by the same family.

More about GoCustom Clothing: www.gocustomclothing.com.

About GoCustom Clothing Dropshipping Print-on-demand

GoCustom Clothing provides a complete web-to-print dropshipping fulfilment service for customised garments. Our platform connects your online store directly with the GoCustom order fulfilment system. The self-service platform allows for products to be created using a design tool, connected to the retailer’s online store, and then when a customer places an order it is printed and shipped directly from GoCustom’s hi-tech printing facility.

More about GoCustom Dropshipping: dropship.gocustomclothing.com.

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Hamish Eccles, Marketing Manager, GoCustom Clothing
[email protected] Tel: 0330 22 33 321

The terms “Shopify”, “WooCommerce”, “Etsy” and “TikTok” are trademarks of their respective owners. 

A glorious summer of festivals

A glorious summer of festivals

Festival season is about to get underway. And this year, seeing as we are all allowed to party again, festivals are going to feel better than ever.

This summer you can see everyone from Lewis Capaldi to Diana Ross, and every genre in-between. Find the perfect festival for you with the Ticketmaster Festival Finder.

For the festival retailer

Did somebody say merch? No matter how big or small the event, festival-goers will always be on the lookout for the official merchandise. The staple of any festival of course is the T-shirt. Don’t miss the opportunity to sell your instagrammable festival wear.

The Budget T-shirts

Everyone has a budget, and we have products to match your requirements. We recommend Fruit of the Loom T-shirts that can be screen printed with your designs for large runs. But with over 500 T-shirt styles to choose from, we are bound to find something to suit your needs.

The Tie-dye T-shirts

There aren’t many festivals you can go to without seeing some of that festival favourites, the tie-dye T-shirt. We have a range of tie-dye shirts in various colour schemes to perfectly suit your event.

The Sustainable T-shirts

The trend for sustainable clothing has a natural home at festivals. The average festival-goer understands the impact they are having on their planet, and amongst those most likely to be doing something about it. Vendors that don’t carry sustainable lines in 2022 will stand out from the rest, and most likely be avoided because of it. Give your customers a choice and make sure you have sustainable products on sale.

Looking to place a large order?

The website has pricing for up to 1000 garments and is the best place for you to order, if you are looking for more than that (and yes we can produce thousands) then please get in touch for custom pricing.

Your unique festival get-up

So what is your reason for going to a festival? Is it your first chance to kick back with your friends since leaving school? Are you on a hen or stag party? Is there an artist that you and your gang are all crazy about?

Whatever your reason, you need to dress for festival success. Create a unique look for yourself and your festival squad, including accessories to complete your outfits.

Getting started with print-on-demand

You sell our products customised with your designs, and we’ll print and deliver them.

GoCustom Clothing provides a complete web-to-print dropshipping fulfilment service for custom printed garments. Our integrations connect your store directly with the GoCustom order fulfilment system.

A great way to start your own business!

So why should you use GoCustom for dropshipping?

  • We are experts in high-quality garment printing.
  • You don’t have to worry about inventory, packing or shipping. We do it all for you.
  • Easy to add new products from our ever-growing catalogue.
  • The choice of garments includes sustainable products.
  • Automatic processing of your customer orders.
  • White label shipping – no GoCustom branding seen by the customer.
  • Highly rated customer service.

Choose products from our extensive range, you add your custom designs and start selling! When your customer places an order we will pick the garment from our warehouse. We use the best technology to print the chosen design, and then pack the item in plain packaging and ship it directly to the customer with your delivery note.

Our integrations

We currently integrate with Shopify, WooCommerce and Etsy, but we are always working on more.


This video gives you a brief overview of how simple it is to get started with dropshipping

How it works:

  • Create your free account at https://dropship.gocustomclothing.com/
  • Create your products using our excellent online design tool.
  • Integrate your store using our integrations.
  • You can choose from our huge range of ‘blank’ products available for you to customise.
  • You export the products to your store.
  • Your customer orders are transmitted automatically to our fulfilment centre.
  • You manage payment for your customer’s orders through your account
  • Order status and shipment tracking information is updated automatically.

The most sustainable way to sell clothing

About GoCustom

At GoCustom, our extensive range of garments allows us to provide the perfect canvas for your designs. We’re renowned for our exceptional customer service and our team are here to help you at any stage of your GoCustom journey. We are proud holders of BSI ISO9001 Quality Systems Standard and ISO14001 Environmental Management certifications.

GoCustom Clothing | Your Design. Our Passion.

Workwear to stay cool this summer

It’s getting hot outside, so take off . . . . . . .

No, you really shouldn’t do that, in the heat of summer it’s important to find the right workwear for the conditions.

Global warming is having an impact on the average temperatures in the UK, each year the met office is registering record temperatures. For those that work in the elements, the hot weather can make conditions tough and in some cases even dangerous.

The right type of clothing is key to managing comfort, and here we will show you some of the things to consider and the hot weather workwear options available. Everyone has probably heard that light coloured loose clothing is best, but it’s more complex than that.

Everything about your chosen workwear will affect your comfort in the heat, including choosing the right fabric, the construction and even the colour.

Fabrics:
Cotton and other natural fibres are generally considered best as moisture will evaporate quickly from this material allowing you to cool down quicker. Polyester and other man-made fabrics tend to collect moisture and don’t dry as quickly, causing discomfort to the wearer.

The weave:
The weave of your chosen fabric can have a big effect on comfort. The less dense the weave the more cooling it will be when in contact with the skin. Many consider an oxford weave a good option for the summer months.

Oxford Shirts

The colour:
You would think that a light blue cotton shirt would be perfect for those sunny days, but think again! If you want to avoid unsightly sweat patches stick to white or darker colours. There have been lots of scientific debates about which colours absorb or reflect the most heat, the fact is that the colour makes little difference and it’s more important to choose something loose-fitting.

Performance clothing:
Performance wear has come on leaps and bounds over the last few years. With fabrics and garments designed to wick sweat away from the skin, and be lightweight and cooling to the skin.

Performance clothing

Headwear:
Protecting your head, face and neck from the sun’s rays is important, especially during the hottest part of the day. Choose a hat that offers UV protection and offers shade for your face.

Protect from the sun with headwear

There’s no denying that the best thing to do is to stay out of the heat of the midday sun, but when that is not possible, GoCustom Clothing has a range of customisable clothing suitable for you and your team.

Get custom clothing for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations

Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee in style

With the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee special celebration weekend taking place 2nd to 5th of June, it’s time to think about what you might be wearing. Whether you are organising a street party or your business is hosting a swanky celebration, you can do it in style by designing your own garments to commemorate 70 years of service.

Everyone likes a good celebration, and we certainly need one! Make your event stand out with custom-designed clothing done your way.

Thank you your Majes 'T' for 70 years of service

Jubilee resources

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Emblem


The Royal Family have released the official emblem which is available for anyone to use for both personal and commercial use. This means you can include it in your designs without restriction on printing or embroidering it as part of your designs.

There are lots of ways you can take part in The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations Whether you are a local authority, school, business, community group, or want to get involved yourself. See how you can Get Involved.

Many events and activities will be happening throughout the UK to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee, find events taking place near you or submit details of your own event.


Going Red, White and Blue

Red, white and blue

No Great British celebration would be right without the famous red, white and blue colours. Add that to your designs, or make it the canvas colour of choice for your creations.

Looking for large quantities?

We have great bundle offers available for you to customise at amazing prices. Including great GoCustom Pack offers on Stanley/Stella sustainable t-shirts.

Whatever way you celebrate, we hope you have an enjoyable jubilee weekend.

What-makes-a-garment-sustainable

In search of sustainable customised garments

There is no denying that more and more of us have a growing concern for the planet and the damage we are causing to it. When it comes to purchasing customised clothing there are many options available that help to minimise the contribution to global warming. Let’s take a look at some of them . . .

Garments go on a long journey from the cotton fields right through to the finished customised product. Many of the stages a product goes through will have some environmental impact, you can minimise that impact by carefully choosing the products and services you purchase.

Across the industry, there are a number of accreditations that many suppliers are awarded. These include Fairtrade, WRAP, Sedex, Fair Wear, Peta Vegan Approved and many others.

Organic Customised Garments

If you’d looked only a couple of years ago you’d hard been hard pushed to find a good choice of organic clothing. But now more and more producers are starting to offer organic options and for some of them, this has become their primary focus.

Brands such as STANLEY/STELLA, écologie by AWDis and Babybugz now have complete sustainable ranges, in some cases using 100% organic cotton.

Recycled Customised Clothing

Another recent trend is the introduction of clothing made from recycled materials. Several suppliers are using items such as plastic bottles which have been collected from recycling centres and made into a thread. This is then used to manufacture lots of different garments including headwear and bags.

Carbon Neutral Garment Decorations

When it comes to customisation, some of our processes utilise accredited methods. Our DTG printer for example uses a waterless NeoPigmentTM print process that is OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certified and Global Organic Textiles (GOTS-3V) certified.

The roof of our factory in Ludlow is adorned with solar panels, meaning that some of our processes are powered by green energy.

It’s a simple fact that no manufacturing process comes without issues, whether it be power consumption, water usage, transportation etc. Because of this, in addition to making continuous sustainability improvements, we offset our companies carbon emissions each year by the planting of trees.

We are carbon neutral

Choose GoCustom Clothing for your future proof fashion

Consumer demand for sustainable custom clothing is continuing to increase, and you can become a sustainability champion by selecting GoCustom Clothing as your provider of choice.

How much workwear do you really need?

How much workwear do you really need?

A question that we often get asked is how much clothing should be supplied to each member of the team. Whilst there’s not a hard and fast answer to this, there are some things to take into consideration when deciding.

The first thing to remember is that workwear is an investment for your business for many reasons. Good quality workwear that carries your brand gives a great impression to your customers and future clients. Providing your staff with the right clothing for their working environment will keep them comfortable and safe.

It’s important to consider the environment in which the garments are going to be worn. Will it be a clean office, a dirty workshop or subject to all sorts of weather outdoors? The latter two of these would likely mean that garments need to be washed more often, an important consideration if you want your staff to always have enough clean clothes available.

You also need to consider how your chosen uniforms will be branded. Whilst printing is the least costly option, it’s not particularly hard-wearing, and lot’s of washing will eventually take its toll. The best solution for robust branding is to have your logo embroidered.

Embroidery is the best option for workwear branding

So what might the ideal employee uniform quantities look like considering all of the above? Here we give a few suggestions for a number of employee profiles:

The corporate field sales team

  • 3 x Long sleeve oxford shirts with embroidered logo
  • 2 x Short sleeve oxford shirts with embroidered logo
  • 1 x High-quality softshell jacket with embroidered logo

The shop worker

  • 5 x Heavy cotton polo shirts with embroidered logo
  • 3 x Trousers / skirts
  • 2 x Sweatshirts with embroidered logo
  • 1 x Gilet / Fleece jacket with embroidered logo

The care worker

  • 5 x Tunics with embroidered logo
  • 3 x Trousers / skirts
  • 1 x Fleece with embroidered logo

The hospitality worker

  • 5 x Polo shirts with embroidered logo
  • 3 x Trousers / skirts
  • 2 x Aprons with embroidered logo

The outdoor worker

  • 5 x Heavy cotton polo shirts with embroidered logo
  • 2 x Tradesman Trousers
  • 2 x Hoodies with embroidered logo
  • 1 x Body Warmer with embroidered logo
  • 1 x Beanie hat with embroidered logo
How much workwear do you really need? A question that we often get asked is how much clothing should be supplied to each member of the team. Whilst there's not a hard and fast answer to this, there are some things to take into consideration when deciding. The first thing to remember is that workwear is an investment for your business for many reasons. Good quality workwear that carries your brand gives a great impression to your customers and future clients. Providing your staff with the right clothing for their working environment will keep them comfortable and safe. It's important to consider the environment in which the garments are going to be worn. Will it be a clean office, a dirty workshop or subject to all sorts of weather outdoors? The latter two of these would likely mean that garments need to be washed more often, an important consideration if you want your staff to always have enough clean clothes available. You also need to consider how your chosen uniforms will be branded. Whilst printing is the least costly option, it's not particularly hard-wearing, and lot's of washing will eventually take its toll. The best solution for robust branding is to have your logo embroidered. So what might the ideal employee uniform quantities look like considering all of the above? Here we give a few suggestions for a number of employee profiles: The corporate field sales team 3 x Long sleeve oxford shirts with embroidered logo 2 x Short sleeve oxford shirts with embroidered logo 1 x High-quality softshell jacket with embroidered logo The shop worker 5 x Heavy cotton polo shirts with embroidered logo 3 x Trousers / skirts 2 x Sweatshirts with embroidered logo 1 x Fleece jacket with embroidered logo The care worker 5 x Tunics with embroidered logo 3 x Trousers / skirts 1 x Fleece with embroidered logo The hospitality worker 5 x Polo shirts with embroidered logo 3 x Trousers / skirts 2 x Apron with embroidered logo The outdoor worker 5 x Heavy cotton polo shirts with embroidered logo 2 x Tradesman Trousers 2 x Hoodies with embroidered logo 1 x Body Warmer with embroidered logo 1 x Beanie hat with embroidered logo The above are very basic examples, of course, not all businesses are alike but these should give you an idea of the quantities you should be looking at. For expert workwear advice you can contact our team who will be happy to advise the best options to make your brand shine, your workforce happy and all at a range of costs to suit your budget.

The above are very basic examples, of course, not all businesses are alike but these should give you an idea of the quantities you should be looking at.

For expert workwear advice you can contact our team who will be happy to advise the best options to make your brand shine, your workforce happy and all at a range of costs to suit your budget.

Workwear

Keeping your workers warm with winter with custom workwear

Workwear to stay warm this winter

As the nights draw in and the days are shorter the temperature plunges. It’s important to make sure that your teams are fitted out with the best workwear for the weather and their working environment.

Winter can throw all sorts of weather at us. Generally, the main battle for those working outdoors is to keep dry and warm. Finding the right workwear to meet those demands can be time-consuming and costly if you make the wrong choice. We are here to guide you on some of the choices you could make.

It’s not just about keeping your workforce comfortable, if they are working outdoors they are likely to be seen by the general public, a walking billboard for your brand! So it is important that you choose workwear that can be effectively branded with embroidery or print and that fits in well with your brand colours. In this sense, outdoor workwear should be considered as business uniforms.

The right type of clothing is key to managing comfort, and here we will show you some of the things to consider and the cold weather workwear options available.

Everything about your chosen workwear will affect your comfort in the cold, including choosing the right fabric and construction. We supply garments from multiple brands that are well known for their robust and comfortable workwear solutions, brands such as Regatta, PRO RTX, Russel, Portwest and Result amongst many others.

Windproof & Waterproof:

The outer layer is probably the most important when it comes to protection from the weather. With everything from comfy fleece jackets, to 100% waterproof coats, and even 3-in-1 jackets that are adaptable to all sorts of weather, we will have an outer layer solution that will fit your needs.

Personalised winter jackets are an all important addition to the workwear wardrobe

Protecting the extremities:

The head, the hands and even the feet are all important areas to consider. For the head, we have a vast array of tough and warm hats, often referred to as beanies, they look great when embroidered with your logo. Keep the hands warm and protected with our selection of workwear gloves. We have a selection of comfortable safety boots and shoes to protect and keep the feet warm.

Customised gear for the head, the hands and even the feet are all important areas to consider

Being Seen:

Hi-Vis is important for many workers at any time of year, but during the darker winter months, it’s particularly important. Hi-Vis clothing is critical for the safety of your team and helps to prevent workplace accidents and injuries. For winter we have many warm and waterproof options that will ensure that your workers will be seen by everyone around them.

Customised Hi-Vis clothing is critical for the safety of your team

Customisation:

For all winter workwear items, we provide excellent branding options to help your team look professional. You will have options to either print or embroider them with your logo.

Stay warm this winter, GoCustom Clothing has a large range of customisable clothing suitable for you and your team.