Velva Sheen was established in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1932 as a manufacture of sweatshirts, t-shirts and sportswear for college, camps, schools and the United Stated Armed Forces and found its heyday as a pioneer in licensed and custom apparel printing. Velva Sheen also was a go to garment providers for the US Marine Corps. Back in the day, their usage of the 4 needle machine, fabrication and design was a staple for the American Casual line.
After changing hands in the mid '90s, the sportswear company was ultimately lost amidst receding economic tides. In 2009, Velva Sheen was brought back to life by the Topwin Corporation. The pieces are manufactured at Topwin's facility in California, and they've made a point of paying homage to the brand's roots by recreating the original tags, packaging and strictly adhering to the garment's original tubular knit construction.
The main feature on their tees is the tubular knit, something very difficult to pass up for the discerning individual. The tubular body removes the potential irritation of side seams and gives the wearer ultimate comfort. The lack of side seams may seem unimportant to some, but once you know the comfort of a tube knit tee you’ll know exactly why we’re so fond of them.