FREE Sample T-shirts

FREE Sample T-shirts
A brief history of the humble t-shirt.

Venture back in time to the fascinating history of the beloved t-shirt! This iconic and versatile wardrobe essential finds its origins in the early 20th century, arising from the clever minds of the U.S. Navy. Picture this: sailors, toiling under the scorching sun, sought relief from their traditional, collar-constricting uniforms. Lo and behold, the ingenious naval authorities replaced those stiff collars with a simple, breathable, and oh-so-comfortable piece of clothing we now know as the t-shirt!

As the decades marched on, this humble garment transcended its naval beginnings and soon became a canvas for self-expression. From plain whites to tie-dyes, rock band logos to witty slogans, the t-shirt became a cultural icon, reflecting the ever-changing tides of style and sentiment. In the swinging 60s, it symbolised rebellion and counterculture, while the 80s saw it donned with neon hues and quirky prints, adding a dash of fun to fashion. And let's not forget the 90s, when grunge embraced the t-shirt's casual charm, paving the way for its permanent place in every wardrobe.

Fast forward to today, the t-shirt remains an enduring fashion staple that transcends age, gender, and social status. It's not just a piece of fabric; it's a statement, a memory, and a piece of history we proudly wear. So next time you slip into your favourite tee, take a moment to cherish the rich tapestry of its past, and remember, the t-shirt isn't just an article of clothing—it's a walking timeline of our collective story!

Stanley/Stella (5 stars plus eco)


The Creator from Stanley/Stella is without a doubt one of the most important t-shirts to ever be released in to the UK market. Stanley/Stella have taken the market by storm over the past decade producing certified 100% organic cotton, ethically produced t-shirts, and the Creator continues to lead the way for those looking for a truly sustainable product.

The Stanley/Stella Creator is the perfect choice for retailers or all sizes or environmentally conscious brands and organisations.

A very popular choice for the education sector, the Creator t-shirt allows universities and colleges to provide students with the very best in sustainable and ethically produced garments.

Available in and astounding 63 colours and sizes from 2XS to 5XL.

B&C Collection (5 stars)


The #E190 t-shirt from the B&C Collection is undoubtably one of the best, and most popular t-shirts ever released in the UK. For 20 years this t-shirt has led the way in terms of quality, fit, style and colour palette. Used predominantly where quality is more important than cost the #E190 is a very popular choice with souvenir & gift shops, bands and music festivals and independent own brand retailers.

The #E190 is the perfect choice when wanting a high-quality print finish as the fabric is perfect for screen printing, direct to garment (DTG) printing and our latest addition to our print range, Direct to Film (DTF).

Available in 37 colours and sizes from Extra Small to 5XL.

Gildan (4 stars)


The 5000 Heavy Cotton T-shirt from Gildan is without doubt our best selling item where price and quality meet perfectly. The Gildan brand has been a giant in the clothing industry for decades and their 5000 Heavy Cotton T-shirt continues to be the benchmark for all other mid-range t-shirts.

Designed to be the perfect choice for screen printing, direct to garment (DTG) printing and Direct to Film (DTF) printing the 5000 is incredibly versatile, making it the perfect choice for large scale events and purchasing.

It has a traditional unisex tubular construction fit with a standard cut.

Available in an amazing 50 colours and sizes from Extra Small to 5XL.

Fruit of the Loom (3 stars)

Iconic 150 T

The Iconic 150 T from Fruit of the Loom is the perfect t-shirt for those looking for a good quality, no frills promotional t-shirt.  It's standard unisex fit makes it the ideal choice for festivals, events and volume ordering.

Fruit of the Loom are world leaders in garment manufacturers and the Iconic 150 T is their latest edition to their entry level t-shirts.  It makes a step up in fabric quality from their ever popular Valueweight T-shirt and is ideal for screen printing, direct to garment (DTG) print and the very latest in DTF (direct to film) printing.

Available in 26 colours and sizes from Small to 5XL.

Add FREE samples to your box from our hand picked t-shirts

We rate our products based on 20+ years of history and have made it super easy to select your FREE t-shirt samples by applying a simple star rating to each t-shirt.

All our t-shirts start at a minimum 3 star rating (for cheap and nasty you'll have to go elsewhere), and go up to 5 stars and then 5 stars plus sustainably certified.

We want you to get samples of t-shirts you want, so you can pick both a size and colour to add to your FREE sample box.