Native Spirit, B&C and Stanley/Stella: why these t-shirt brands?

There are always choices to be made: at TPOP, we've opted for quality. Find out why we chose these brands.

SG, B&C and Stanley/Stella: why these t-shirt brands? - TPOP Print on demand app

As you can imagine, the choice of brands we offer is not a matter of chance.

No, we don't have shares in these companies.

On a more serious note, before launching our dropshipping application we had to select the products and brands to put online.

We wanted to make the right choice from the start so that we wouldn't have to come back to them and above all so as not to disappoint you, dear dropshipper!

Through our TPOP shop, we were able to try out (I would even say "test") these three brands: we tested the printing surface of each of the models in different colours, we tested their durability after washing and we were able to see how long they lasted (thanks to our customer feedback).

First of all: if you want to know the detailed specifications of each t-shirt, go to this page.

SG Tees

SG tees : no label t-shirts in dropshipping

The SG Tee is a 100% cotton t-shirt with a very good quality/price ratio. We chose it to be our "entry level" shirt because it has many advantages over its competitors.
The most important thing for us is that it has no collar tag, only a size chip.

This is an essential element for anyone who wants to launch their brand. This way, the SG brand does not appear in the collar. This way you can easily add a printed collar or a custom label attached to the size chip (an option we will be offering in a few weeks).

However, the brand name (whether SG, B&C or Stanley/Stella) appears on the label sewn into the side of the shirt, which is not removable. Don't worry, we've never had any bad feedback on this, it's discreetly placed.

Secondly, it's thicker than most of its competitors and therefore offers a better printing surface. It has a grammage of 160 g/m2 when the others weigh on average 150 g/m2. This is an argument that you can put forward in your shop: it is not unusual for customers to ask us for thicker T-shirts, especially for those who often wear them in winter under a jumper.

The cut of the men's T-shirts is straight and respects French standards, they fit properly.

On the other hand, women's t-shirts have a slim fit and are rather tight. Advise your clients to take a size larger if they do not want a close fit.

Finally, a little coquetry that differentiates it from the other two brands: inside the collar, the cleanliness band is contrasted, it is "ash grey".

Isn't that sweet?

SG T-shirts are interesting for drop-shipping.

B&C

Printing on demand of B&C t-shirts.

The main strength of the B&C t-shirts (this includes the round neck models for men and women, the V-neck model for men and the tank top for women) is that they are made from 100% organic cotton and that they have been awarded the "Fair Wear" label, which certifies that they are made in a factory that respects working conditions.


This is a VERY important element for the marketing that you are going to put in place around your brand. If you want your brand to give off an "eco-responsible" aura, you must choose a textile that is as "clean" as possible.
Today's customers are more and more sensitive to theSustainability and the origin of the products they buy, so don't hesitate to put forward these two strong points.

On the other hand, B&C t-shirts are all without collar labels, they only have a size chip, located in the center of the collar (just like the SG). On the other hand, they are lighter than the SGs, all four weighing 140 g/m2. The printing surface has been specially worked for digital printers, which allows an optimal colorimetric result and a very good durability.

The men's t-shirts are modern, slightly fitted cuts, but respect French sizes. For women's t-shirts, unlike SG, they are rather loose. If you choose these models, you will have to tell your customers to choose a size down if they want to wear them closer to the body. This is important to know if you want to avoid disappointments and consequently returns.

Stanley/Stella

French dropshipping of Stanley Stella t-shirts.

It is the LEADER brand of 100% organic cotton t-shirts, it is unavoidable and has succeeded in making a name for itself in the very competitive textile sector, thanks in particular to its innovations and its very good communication. It was impossible not to include Stanley/Stella in our application.

The brand is considered to be top of the range and offers very good quality textiles with excellent durability. We have tested the LEADS (men's), WANTS (women's) and PAINTS (children's) for many orders and can attest to the excellent quality of the shirts.
They also allow a very good printing result thanks to a surface designed for digital printers (DTG).

They are the forerunners of the "no label": they are the first to have proposed on their whole range (t-shirts, polo shirts, sweatshirts) simple size chips, without neck labels, as we could find them with competitors such as Fruit of the Loom, Sol's or Gildan. This allows shops to sell Stanley/Stella with another brand's name on the collar. Clever, isn't it?

Today, demand has exploded and many brands can more easily get started by customising collars without having to cut the labels (having tried it, we can tell you that it was very inconvenient and difficult not to leave a piece of the label in the collar seam).

The only complaint that could be raised would be the price, but the quality, innovation and the many labels that certify the ecological nature of the manufacture have an additional cost.
However, you should know that the brands that customise Stanley/Stella t-shirts sell them for an average of more than 30 €.

The margin is therefore still very interesting. The most important thing is to communicate about ecological manufacturing: many people are sensitive to this and will prefer to buy a T-shirt a few euros more expensive if it is 100% organic cotton (and they are right).

The last thing you need to know is that all three brands manufacture their t-shirts in Bangladesh, which, contrary to popular belief, is home to many state-of-the-art factories that comply with current environmental and safety standards.

So, go ahead, make your choice, even if it's difficult.