Published - 16th August, 2019

LASER BRANDING BY SHARON LEE LTD. Introducing two new unique branding methods available to you and your clients on  a wide range of stocked headwear options.Using state of the art LASER BRIDGE technology, your customers logo can now be etched directly onto a selection of caps or created into a PU badge that can be stitched onto any of our… Read more

6 new products added to our ever expanding stock holding!

Published - 23rd April, 2019

This year sees us add 6 new products to our ever expanding stock holding, bringing our offering to 51 products.  Across 4 exciting ranges our stock holding has now reached in excess of 1,000,000 pieces.

Each of the new styles has been carefully chosen to offer something unique and what would normally be a bespoke offering.  On top of this …

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Embroidery 5 Years

5 years and still going strong

Published - 3rd April, 2019

This month we celebrate 5 years of having our own IN HOUSE Embroidery department. 5 Years ago we made the decision to bring back our embroidery under one roof.  Our team of highly trained operatives, and state of the art machinery ensures that we offer high quality, flat or 3D embroidery all under ONE roof. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; }… Read more
Rubber Print & Sonic Weld


Published - 12th March, 2019

When your clients brand needs to stand out Rubber Print is the option for you!

Rubber Printing / Sonic weld is a great branding technique where detail is key.  Take the below as an example of what can be achieved – the actual full width of the design is just under 30mm, yet still incorporates all of the detail. 

With …

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Seasons Greetings – Wishing you all a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.

Published - 17th December, 2018

Well that’s another year gone, one minute we were in a heatwave and now we are getting ready to celebrate Christmas, it has flown by!

Everyone at Sharon Lee would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for another incredible year.   A year in which we successfully completed our SMETA audit with NO corrective actions to undertake, expanded …

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There is Always Someone Cheaper.

Published - 22nd November, 2018

There will always be someone who will be prepared to do it cheaper – FACT! Its the old adage of “You get what you pay for” or“You won’t ever get something for nothing” or “Good isn’t cheap, and cheaper isn’t good” – there are dozens of sayings surrounding this subject and they are all very relevant to everyday purchases.

However, …

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Production Service

How to increase production capabilities without risking customer service!

Published - 23rd July, 2018

When times get busy and production capabilities are pushed beyond the max, how do you make sure you can fulfil your customers’ requirements?

We have all been there at some point in time, where you find yourself at breaking point, deadlines looming, but not enough hours of the day to make the figures work and find extra production space.  At …

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We bet you didn’t know the following?

Published - 3rd July, 2018

There are many things in life we don’t know, some of which are quite important, whereas other things just aren’t worth worrying about.

But we wanted to educate you in a number of what we feel are “interesting” headwear related facts that you may not know!

Did you know that Sharon Lee started selling hats back in 1947 on Westcliff-on-Sea… Read more

The ongoing battle to save the planet from NON-Biodegradable products!

Published - 25th June, 2018

The use of Plastic and Non-biodegradable materials continues to be at the top of everyone’s newsfeed recently and for good reason.

Sir David Attenborough recently called for action to reduce the use of plastics and non-biodegradable materials due to its impact on the world’s oceans and the devastating effect it is having on the ecosystem in general.  For someone with …

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To 3D, or NOT to 3D, that is the question?

Published - 18th June, 2018

3D embroidery is a perfect way to make your logo stand out – literally, but when and where should it be used.

The process of 3D embroidery is quite simple; basically, it is a case of adding 2mm thick foam backing behind the embroidered design, which leaves a raised finish to the overall design.

By being creative you can have …

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Retail Promotional

What is the relationship between the retail and promotional industry?

Published - 11th June, 2018

Retail vs promotional – what are the links?

The promotional and retail industries have an extremely close relationship with one market consistently impacting the other. Retail inspired products are frequently transcending to the promotional industry and this is apparent with previously trending products such as fidget spinners, Bluetooth speakers and power banks. Promotional garments are also often heavily influenced by …

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Customer Relationships and how we go the extra mile!

Published - 30th May, 2018

Customer relationships play a huge part in business, and here at Sharon Lee we take it to the next step!

More and more repeat business is done between companies where there is some form of personal, one to one selling as opposed to a quick sale with no interaction other than the necessities.   In today’s ever competitive world the one …

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Decoration Pt2

Our bespoke decoration service – Part 2

Published - 21st May, 2018

Laser cutting, embossing, jacquard weave and more are all available through our bespoke decoration service!

In our last blog, we introduced various branding techniques that are exclusively part of our bespoke service. If you wish to read that blog first then please click here: Our bespoke decoration service – Part 1.

Continue reading for more great custom branding from our …

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Our bespoke decoration service – Part 1

Published - 15th May, 2018

Dye sublimation, jelly print, custom woven trim and more are all available through our bespoke decoration service!

Our bespoke decoration capabilities allow you to customize every panel and even every stitch. This means that a wealth of decoration options are available.

This array of innovative branding techniques really do allow you to create a completely unique product for your client. …

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The bucket hat – the hat of the summer?

Published - 3rd May, 2018

Would you use bucket hats in your next promotional campaign?

Bucket hats appear to be super popular with large high street retailers right now. Fashion savvy experts appear to predict lots of bucket hat sales throughout the summer months. We know this due to the increase in orders from the high street retailers.

A simplistic design, this hat style is …

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Design makes a difference!

Published - 24th April, 2018

Design the perfect promotional product with branding techniques!

Branding and the design of a product is an essential step whether you’re creating a bespoke hat or picking a stocked style. Innovative techniques are used frequently in order for a promotional product to stand out in the industry. Creative design can make all the difference.

Design is of the utmost importance …

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4 Key aspects of our stocked Retail range

Published - 11th April, 2018

High quality stocked products, innovative fabrics, ethical origins and fashionable aspects are all benefits of our Retail range!

In 2017 we added what has become a big part of our stocked headwear, which we call the Retail range. We populated this range with fashion inspired headwear, through our close working relationship with a number of high street fashion retailers.

So …

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What is it like to work with a hassle free supplier?

Published - 4th April, 2018

Do you want a hassle-free relationship with your supplier?

As you may or may or may not know, we pride ourselves on aiming to be a personal and hassle-free supplier to our customers. Quality customer service is engraved in our company ethos. Building and maintaining long-lasting relationships with our customers is very important to us.

So here are 4 things …

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Our UK capabilities and how they can represent your client’s logo

Published - 13th March, 2018

Embroidery, print, badges and more are all available as part of our UK production!

The promotional world is a fast-moving industry where turnaround speed, quality and consistency are massive factors when buying from suppliers. Bespoke headwear enables you to produce a more creative product with more branding options available, but UK production gives the customer a quicker turnaround time and …

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Modern Day Slavery in the clothing world

Modern Slavery in the clothing world.

Published - 6th March, 2018

Where do you stand on modern slavery?

It’s hard to believe that in 2018 slavery is not only present but is often seen as a massive problem in the manufacturing of clothing. As seen in a recent Drapers article, ASOS have taken a stand against forced labour and hosted a modern slavery event in Mauritius on February 22nd 2018.

ASOS… Read more
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