Screen Monkey offer many different brands which can be viewed in the link below. In this guide we are going to go over the most popular shirts from Gildan.

GD05 / 5000 - Gildan Heavy Cotton:


If value for money is your biggest concern, then the GD05 tee’s might be for you. They are a classic, looser fit, heavy to touch @ 180gsm cotton and come in a huge range of colours (33). The GD05 is available in Ladies, Men’s and Youth sizes.

This shirt is the chosen favourite for the majority of our experienced resellers. With the Gildan 5000 / GD05 you simply cannot go wrong with its classic cut and accurate sizing . The price point on this shirt is great too, the GD05 with a single colour screen print are from £2.47 + VAT each. Our resellers typically sell this shirt from £10 to £15 each and higher if the design is multicoloured. If you are unsure or its your first shirt run, then go for the GD05. The GD05 will wash time and time again without any problems. You can order a sample or come along to our factory in Newcastle Upon Tyne to see and feel the shirts and view our high quality screen printing.

Monkey View - "The GD05 is without doubt the best value for money T-shirt available. It is a classic T and its the worlds best selling t-shirt. The shirt is high quality, great to wear, spot on in sizing, washes without issues .. the list goes on, the shirt is the 101 architect of what a t-shirt should be. That's why we recommend this T-shirt for every application."

GD01 / 64000 - Gildan SoftStyle:


The GD01 has a ultra soft feel which gives a fantastic wearer experience. They are more fitted / smaller cut and lighter weight @ 140gsm ringspun cotton. The GD01  is available a wide range of colours (25).
This shirt is available in Ladies, Men’s and Youth sizes. The GD01 with its very smooth soft surface makes it the perfect canvas for screen printing, excellent for very fine detail designs. The GD01 is very popular with gyms (due to its more fitted cut). The price is the same as the GD05 @ from £2.47 + VAT each inclusive of a single colour screen-print. The resell value is £10 to £20 easily . The shirt washes well as long as the instructions are followed. 

Monkey View - "The GD01 is absolutely fabulous off the hanger, it warrants a premium price on first view. It does shrink a little after 3 to 5 washes. We think with this shirt, unless you want to show your muscle, then go a size up ! Great applications for this shirt are - band merchandise, sporting events, gyms, high quality giveaways to impress your customers."

GD08 / 4100 -
Gildan Premium Cotton:

The GD08 is a top quality retail worthy Tee. It has a ultra soft heavy feel . The cut is slightly fitted but perfectly sized and feels the business with heavyweight @ 185gsm ringspun smooth premium cotton. The GD08  is available in all of the best selling colours (20). The GD08 is available in Unisex sizes.

The GD08's typically end up on the shelves of high end clothing shops and have a average RRP of £25 - £30 . If you want top quality then the GD08 is your shirt . This T will compare to T's from well known high end brands such as Super Dry and North Face etc ..

Monkey View - "it's simply top drawer and has a long lifespan, this shirt will fray at the edges after years of use before wearer will get rid of it. Think of your old favourite heavy weight comfy T-Shirt with that premium brand... its probably one of these "

GD21 / H000 -
Gildan Hammer:

The Gildan Hammer T is 1st class in every way. It has a ultra soft heavy feel . The cut is slightly fitted but perfectly sized and feels like a premium tshirt it is ultra heavyweight @ 203gsm ringspun smooth premium cotton. The Hammer is available in unisex sizing and has a great range of colours. The shirt also has a long sleeve option. With a single colour screen print the shirts are from £2.95 each but will outsell any of the competition on quality and longevity.

Monkey View - "This T is the ultimate, it does not get any better, if you looking for the best available, then here it is . The shirt wont fade or shrink, its twin needle stitched, almost indestructible and it will last for years"

Hoodies, sweaters, jackets etc:

There are a vast number of shirts / garments available, we are able to source most of them. Available brands include but are not limited to - Fruit of The Loom, Sol's, Kustom Kit, Gamegear, Russell, TJ's, American Apparel, Dickies, Yoko, Uneek, Anvil, B&C, Result, Regatta, Denny's and more.

Monkey View - "If you have been in the game a while you will have noticed that we are much cheaper and more flexible than your current supplier. You also know exactly what shirt  or garment you want to use on your project .. So give us the model and code and we will do some awesome pricing on them for you for embroidery, printing or relabeling / bagging."