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.

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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.

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Attributes to consider when choosing a supplier.

Published - 23rd February, 2018

What is important to you and more importantly, your client when choosing a Supplier?

Choosing the right supplier can be a tricky task as there are many factors to take into consideration. For example, price is clearly important but does the cheapest price result in a better deal? Quick delivery sounds perfect, but does that mean that more mistakes can …

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Other Products

5 products we offer which you might not know about

Published - 16th February, 2018

We offer more than caps, snaps and beanies!  Check out the range of products available.

Caps and beanies are the foundation of our business and 9 out of every 10 sales that we make, have one or both of these in the mix.  However, we have many more strings to our bow, so here are 5 products which we offer …

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How was Merchandise World for Sharon Lee?

Published - 9th February, 2018

What can we say about Merchandise World?

The first two months of the year is always a busy time for those attending trade shows. With 3 major shows happening in this period (PPD Live, Printwear and Promotion and Merchandise World), we took the decision to only attend Merchandise World as we thought it would be the most beneficial to our …

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Published - 26th January, 2018


Trucker hats have been a staple style in the headwear world dating back to the 1970s. Although they were originally recognised as a promotional giveaway item, the humble trucker has rightly earned its spot on the fashion stage, whirling into mainstream success during the early 2000s.

The trucker cap is distinguished by …

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Published - 22nd January, 2018


Despite the name, baker boy hats are not typically worn whilst baking. Instead, they are an established accessory which have been around for over a century. Skyrocketing in popularity in the late 1800s, they could be considered an icon of Dickensian, English heritage.

Throughout the years baker boy hats …

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Sharon Lee have supported Funding Neuro throughout 2017.

Published - 4th January, 2018

One will often take time to consider the privilege of meeting the people we have met, the experiences that we have experienced and more importantly, giving thanks for everything and everyone that we are surrounded by, and this is where Funding Neuro comes in. So by way of gratitude for our 70 years in business, Sharon Lee has proudly supported… Read more
2017 Summary

A full recap of everything we have introduced to Sharon Lee in 2017

Published - 19th December, 2017

2017 has included new styles, machinery, upgrades to our building, and new members of the team! 2017 has been a prosperous and successful year for Sharon Lee.

We have undergone many changes and introduced a variety of new elements throughout the year. Whether you are a long standing customer or completely new to Sharon Lee, this blog will show our …

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How to get creative with a cap peak!

Published - 5th December, 2017

Can you make a statement with the peak of the cap?

The peak of a baseball cap is often the forgotten element when it comes to branding/decorating headwear and what we want to talk about in this blog are the multitude of ways to make this part of a hat, innovative and eye-catching.

Contrasting peaks

You could use colour to …

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INTRODUCED - 14 New Style PART 2

The 14 new styles we have introduced in 2017 – Part 2

Published - 29th November, 2017

Have a strong impact on your customers with any of the 14 new styles we have introduced in 2017!

As previously mentioned in last week’s blog, we have introduced 14 brand new styles into our range, in this, our 70th anniversary year. This blog breaks down the final 7 of them. If you missed part one, click here.

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The 14 new styles we have introduced in 2017 – Part 1

Published - 21st November, 2017

Have a strong impact on your customers with any of the 14 new styles!

Over the course of our platinum year, we have introduced many new additions into Sharon Lee. You can learn more about everything that we have added here: Everything you need to know in our platinum year. Quite possibly the most notable inclusion have been the 14 …

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Jacquard Main Image

Is Jacquard weaving the branding technique you’ve been looking for?

Published - 6th November, 2017

Jacquard weaving is one of the most effective branding techniques used for bespoke knitwear.

Jacquard woven beanies should be on every promotional marketer’s mind at this time of the year, as the results can be quite incredible when this branding technique is applied to knitted beanies. It can turn a very simple beanie hat into a stylish statement.

‘’Jacquard weave …

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Published - 30th October, 2017

Our 5 types of printing techniques – the complete breakdown. Do you know your Sublimation Print from your Jelly Print?

Print is possibly the most common branding technique used in the clothing industry to date. It’s quick, diverse and the effects can be mind-blowingly incredible.

So how do you know which print method is right for you and your range …

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