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Customize Your Canine with BLT

08/28/2012 - 3:49pm

For Your Dog’s Best Friends, dogs are more than a business, they’re a passion. Providing quality care for pooches throughout the Alexandria area, the company focuses on Positive Playcare. The concept means that instead of a dog walker or unsupervised play, your dogs get personalized attention, positive reinforcement training and plenty of human interaction.

BLT Can Help Make Your Mascot

08/23/2012 - 3:47pm

How do you combine a lion with a train? It’s a problem Mount Vernon Community School had when they were trying to develop their new mascot. The school is known for the distinctive caboose that sits in front of the building. The train was a graphic wonder, but no one wanted to be on a team called the cabooses.

This year a new principal wanted a fresh start for the school and its mascot. They started with a new slogan: Serious About Success. How do you combine a cool animal, an inspirational slogan and a caboose into a great mascot?

Give Your Company a Fresh Start with BLT

08/21/2012 - 3:45pm

After a lengthy scandal and monumental fines imposed on them by the NCAA, the Penn State Football program is looking to distance themselves from their past. One way the team is thinking of changing its image is by changing their uniforms.

The debate rages as to whether the college should have changed its iconic uniforms, but it may be a necessary step to move forward.

T-Shirts Are Our History, Customize Yours with BLT

08/16/2012 - 3:43pm

In the late 1980s, a six-year-old girl received a t-shirt for her birthday. It proudly proclaimed “Back off man! I’m a Ghostbuster!” She wore it constantly, shouting the slogan as she chased imaginary ghosts around the house. A few years and growth spurts later, the shirt was too small, but still cherished.

BLT Keeps Your Company Looking Good, Even On Dirty Jobs

08/14/2012 - 3:42pm

Maid to Clean is a company that’s used to a challenge. Cindi Bermudez leads a team of expert cleaners who are dedicated to preserving the beauty and tranquility of your home or office.

As part of their dedication to cleanliness, Maid to Clean sports immaculate uniforms. The company’s mascot, a combination of founder Bermudez and Rosie the Riveter gives her company a striking look that stands out from the competition. Look for their distinctive white, blue and green uniforms to ensure you’re getting the quality clean you deserve.

There Is No “I” In Team, But There’s An “I” In Customize

08/08/2012 - 3:04pm

The Yankees have one of the most recognizable uniforms in baseball. The pinstripes have become synonymous with baseball records and achievement. The only thing missing from the uniform? The players’ names. If you don’t know a players’ number you’re out of luck watching a game.

To remedy this lack of identity in the ballpark, Yankee players have taken to wearing custom logos when they work out together. Nick Swisher and Derek Jeter worked with New Balance to create logos from their names that they could wear during their clubhouse workouts.

BLT Can Help You Make a Statement

08/07/2012 - 3:00pm

When the city of San Juan Capistrano decided to serve a notice of eviction to a beloved city thunder lizard, the citizens rose up in protest. Zoomars Petting Zoo installed the 40-foot long Apatosaurus replica in early June without a permit. Now the city says it has to come down.

How did Zoomars’ legion of fans decide to protest the expulsion of the dino? With t-shirts of course! Father of five Jason Pearson designed a Save the Apatosaurus shirt and bumper stickers to rally support for Zoomars.

Make Custom Uniforms Your Company’s Best Ad

08/02/2012 - 2:59pm

This year, the NBA announced that they might be experimenting with a new look for their jerseys in the upcoming season. Owners might sell space on team jerseys for advertisers.

The vote won’t happen until September, but fans are already up in arms about the idea. It seems that most people like their uniforms uncluttered and advertising free.

BLT Can Help You Reach Your Customers

07/31/2012 - 2:57pm

Each successful company has an image that’s easily recognizable. Disney has the Mickey ears, Apple has the nibbled fruit and Budweiser has the Clydesdale. These images are on t-shirts, technology items and any other product that the companies can think of.

Why are these images so important to companies? Because dynamic, iconic images sell brands and further advertising for companies willing to invest in them. Big businesses don’t have to be the only businesses that profit off of branding.

Make Your Merchandise Part of Team USA

07/26/2012 - 2:56pm

Recently, Ralph Lauren revealed his designs for Team USA’s Olympic Parade uniforms. The uniforms feature blue blazers, white pants and berets with red, white and blue detailing. It doesn’t sound controversial, but these garments are in the middle of an Olympic-sized debate.

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T-shirts distinguish kids from cops in a basketball game at Charles Barrett School in Alexandria, VA.

Middle schoolers and hometown police play basketball