T-Shirt Guide: What Sets Apart the Different Styles of T-Shirts in Artist Shops?


An updated version of this T-Shirt Guide is now available for download. Discover the latest list of t-shirt styles you can offer in your Artist Shop. T-shirts have taken the fashion world by storm, and if you want to make an impact in the world of artistic merchandise, it’s crucial to understand the unique features of each t-shirt style. From regular to premium, tri-blend to extra soft, this guide will help you navigate the different styles available in Artist Shops and learn how to market them effectively to your customers. So, let’s dive in!

Understanding the Different T-Shirt Styles

In an ever-growing market, it’s important to stand out from the crowd. Here’s a breakdown of the various t-shirt styles you can offer in your Artist Shop:

Regular Tee

This classic crew-neck tee is an everyday essential. Its form-fitting design, comfortable softness, and timeless appeal make it a go-to choice for many.

Premium Tee

Step up your game with this high-quality tee. Crafted with ethically sourced materials and manufacturing practices, it offers a silky smooth feel and a more structured, mid-weight fit compared to the regular tee.


The tri-blend tee is a fan-favorite, combining vintage aesthetics with a broken-in, form-fitting softness. Its unique fabric composition delivers a one-of-a-kind look and feel.

Extra Soft Tee

If you’re looking for the epitome of comfort, the extra soft tee is for you. With its lightweight jersey softness and relaxed fit, it provides unparalleled comfort for everyday wear.

Heavyweight Tee

For those seeking durability and inclusivity, the heavyweight tee is the way to go. Its boxier fit and sturdy construction offer a wider size range, making it suitable for all body types.

All-Over Tee

Make a statement with the all-over tee. This style allows your designs to print vividly across the entire surface of the shirt, perfect for showcasing intricate patterns.

All-Over Tri-Blend Tee

Similar to the all-over tee, the all-over tri-blend tee offers a softer feel with a more faded, vintage look. It combines the best of both worlds for a truly unique design.

The Customer Experience: What Each Style Offers

When it comes to choosing the right t-shirt for your customers, understanding the experience each style provides is key:

Regular Tee

  • Lightweight and form-fitting
  • Made from 100% combed ring-spun cotton
  • Available in a wide range of sizes for men, women, and unisex wear

Premium Tee

  • Mid-weight for a more structured fit
  • Exceptionally smooth feel
  • Crafted from 100% combed cotton
  • Available in various sizes for men and women

Heavyweight Tee

  • Sturdy construction with a boxier fit
  • Inclusive sizing options available, up to 5XL in some colors
  • Made from 100% combed cotton

Extra Soft Tee

  • Super lightweight and relaxed fit
  • Made from 100% airlume combed and ring-spun cotton
  • Available in men’s sizing from small to 3XL and women’s sizing from small to 2XL


  • Classic broken-in softness
  • Fabric composition: 50% polyester, 25% combed ring-spun cotton, 25% rayon
  • Sizes available for both men and women

All-Over Tee

  • Made from 100% spun polyester material
  • Unisex sizing
  • Tri-blend version provides a faded, vintage look

Please note that the printing process for all-over tees may result in minor imperfections.


With this comprehensive guide, you are now equipped with the knowledge to showcase the different styles of t-shirts in your Artist Shop. Each style offers a unique experience for your customers, ensuring a wide range of choices to suit their preferences. So, go ahead and explore these diverse t-shirt styles, unleash your creativity, and leave a lasting impression on your customers’ wardrobes!

Image Source: Manekineko
Image Source: Manekineko
Image Source: Manekineko
Image Source: Manekineko
Image Source: Manekineko
Image Source: Manekineko

Illustrations by Katie Lukes.

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