SpectraTees manufactures premium quality blank t-shirts and activewear in California, USA. We pride ourselves on our North American manufacturing base located in California, where we knit and dye all our raw textiles. Our expert engineers cut, sew and finish every Spectra premium garment in two vertically integrated production hubs in Baja, Ensenada. Contact us to minimize your exposure and maximize your returns through our superior platform.


The Spectra Difference

North American Made

We are working hard to keep jobs in America and we strive to make garments with as few imported elements as possible. We use yarns made in the USA and our products are locally made in Los Angeles or in Baja, Ensenada

Quality is King

We pride ourselves on producing the finest quality garments in the industry. Spectratees makes the best fitting t-shirts money can buy by making luxurious, fashionable and long-lasting closet favorites.

SpectraSpun Softness

Our super-soft SpectraSpun cottons are ringspun, for the softest touch, great fit and long-lasting finish. The higher quality of our garments means they feel slightly denser to touch, softer on the skin, and last over time.

Tear Out Labels

We've designed all of our garments to carry the Spectra easy-tear label for effortless removal and re-branding. This allows our printers to rebrand quickly with the peace of mind you only get from Spectra apparel.

Custom Runs

We can create custom runs of to suit all your t-shirt and action-wear needs. Our vertically integrated production line means production agility you can leverage because we have the fastest turnaround times in the industry.

An Artist's Canvas

Spectratees makes the deepest black and the brightest white t-shirts in the industry, period. Our incredible spectrum of fabric colors is the finest blank canvas garment printers can use to showcase their creativity on.

Excellence is Standard

The incredible effort and attention to detail that we put into every product we make reflects a distinctive quality you can see and touch.
This excellence imbues everything we do from design, to service, to our products.

Your Brand Resource

We are a one-stop fashion resource for all your t-shirt and garment printing needs. Our website is packed with news, technical assistance, and apparel knowledge to help you build your brand better, quicker, and smarter.

 Our Custom Program

Spectra’s flexible manufacturing process allows for incredible innovation in our production lines. We can customize any of our styles to your specific requirements and we pride ourselves on the quickest turnaround times in the industry. Please contact us to discuss how we can create a custom run just for you.

Industry News

Los Angeles Apparel

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Amazon to Buy American Apparel?

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Accused Dealer Arrested In Perfect T-Shirt

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The NAFTA teardown: Here’s where Trump could start

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American Apparel Agrees To Gildan Activewear Acquisition

American Apparel has filed for bankruptcy, for the second time in 13 months with Canadian-based Gildan Activewear Inc. agreeing to acquire the company. Gildan made the announcement on Monday morning with a letter to employees that was obtained by FORBES. The bankruptcy filing had been expected as a series of events over the last couple of weeks pointed to this outcome. Last…

Trump talks tough on trade has at least one NAFTA member willing to play ball

NAFTA President-electDonald Trump’s tough talk on trade appears to be paying off even before he formally takes office. In the days since the results of Tuesday’s election, two-thirds of North American Free Trade Agreement trading bloc have already expressed interest in starting talks to renegotiate the landmark accord. During the campaign season, then-candidate Trump made rewriting or withdrawing from NAFTA…

Notebook, Messi T-shirt: Poignant memories of youngest victims of Kashmir crisis

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