The Quick Dri Neon T-Shirt (S270M&F) is part of Spiro’s new Fitness range. This windproof and breathable T-shirt is made from 100% polyester jersey and features flatlock seams and a reflective logo on the front for added visibility. It is extremely lightweight, using a soft, athletic stretch fabric for extra comfort. Also available from Spiro are the Quick Dry Shiny Marl T-Shirt (S271M&F) and the Performance Quick Dry Short Sleeve T-Shirt (S253M&F).

BTC activewear has a number of new tee styles this year including the Adult Tee (CC4017) and Ladies’ Fitted Tee (CC4200 ) from Comfort Colors, Stars by Stedman’s Men’s Oversized Crew Neck T-Shirt (ST9850; women ST9950), the Boy’s HD T (R165B; girl’s R165G) from Russell, and 20 new B&C styles, including the Men-Only Single Jersey Short Sleeved T-Shirt (TM010 – pictured), which is made from 100% pre-shrunk, ringspun cotton.

The Too Chic T-shirt (TOM035, women’s style TW030) from B&C Collection is made from 150 gsm, 100% pre-shrunk ringspun cotton, single jersey slub fabric. The crew neck T-shirt with ribbed collar has a vintage look, with the women’s style featuring self-fabric loops on the sleeve heads for a gathered effect. Also from B&C Collection is the DNM Plug In (TMD70, women’s style TWD71), which uses a cold pigment dye treatment to eye-catching effect.

Epona continues to expand its 100% Fairtrade cotton T-shirt range with the introduction this January of the Unisex FT Crew Neck T Shirt (T011) in ocean indigo and bluesteel marl. Also pictured is the Women’s Slouch T Shirt (T818).

There’s a new addition to the Gildan family of Heavy Cotton T-shirts: the Toddler T-Shirt (5100P). Made from 100% cotton (175 gsm in white, 185 gsm in all other colours) and featuring a Tearaway label, this pint-sized style offers “increased opportunities for decorators”. Complementary adult, women and youth styles are available.

The Adults’ Performance Panel T-shirt (LV240) from Finden+Hales is made from 140 gsm 100% polyester Topcool birdseye fabric, making it ideal for teamwear. It comes in sizes XS-3XL, and has a matching kids’ style (LV242). Also from the brand are Piped Performance Ts in CoolPlus 200 gsm pique (LV270) and the 150 gsm Jersey Team Ts (LV251/LV250).

The Original T from Fruit of the Loom is now an even better choice for volume promotions following the launch of new women’s and kids’ styles and an extended palette of 21 colours, including new additions burgundy and yellow, across all styles. The Fruit Active Performance Crew Neck T-shirt is an increasingly popular choice for those seeking a performance polyester tee.

Russell reports that print was big news at the SS16 kids’ runway shows, with themes encompassing everything from the tropical to complex geometry. The brand adds: “To embrace the graphic look this summer and capture the coolest images of the moment, you’ll need a T-shirt that delivers a fantastic print, quickly and easily.” The HD T from Russell is made for sublimation, comes in ten colours and is available for men, women and children in a variety of styles.

SF notes that tri-blends are a hot trend at the moment with their blend of cotton, polyester and viscose. New from the brand are the Men’s and Women’s Semi-Fitted Ts (SF161 and SK161, pictured), which come in four modern tri-blend shades: black, blue, red and grey. Also new from SF are the cotton/elastane Crew Neck (SF/ SK121) and V-Neck (SF/SK122), and the Long Sleeved Baseball Ts for men, women and children (SF271/SK271/SM271).