Looking at a bunch of seemingly-similar t-shirts and trying to decide which to go with can be overwhelming for printed t-shirts. You want a t-shirt of quality, you want one that fits well, and you want a t-shirt that's comfortable, and prints on well, but how do you choose?
The overall construction of a t-shirt generally goes unnoticed; tubular vs. side seam. Yet, it's the structure of the t-shirt that makes all the difference when it comes to the fit and knowing which one to buy can make a world of difference in your level of comfort and print quality.
A side-seam t-shirt on the otherhand, is tailored and structured along the lines of the human body. A side-seam t-shirt is constructed with seams on either side for a form fit. It is designed for every body type with differing sizes to fit your shape. Side-seams also make great unisex t-shirts intended to be worn by women.
The tubular t-shirt fit is often inferior to a side-seamed construction. Tublar t-shirts lack any structure creating a box-like fit that fails to form to your body. We aren’t shaped like a tube, therefore, a tublar t-shirt will not fit with any form or structure.
Side-seam t-shirts hold their structure to ensure the print on the front and center, or the back, stays where it’s supposed to throughout the lifetime of the t-shirt.