Do Gildan Ultra Cotton T shirts shrink?
Gildan is a famous Canadian textile and clothing brand and they manufacture different varieties of T-shirts and polo shirts decorated with screen printing of different logos. Gildan t-shirts are very comfortable in wearing, they are soft and are not much thick or much thin. They are average type of t-shirts and are very popular amongst adults.They are a bit long and loose in shape but they are very comfortable in wearing.
Many t-shirts shrink after 1st time wash but it usually depends on the company producing them. Some brands manufacture pre shrunk t-shirts and their size doesn’t changes much after 1st wash but some shirts shrink significantly after 1st wash and some shrink only a bit after washing. These kind of instructions are usually mentioned on the tags attached in the inside neck area of the shirt.
Gildan t-shirts do shrink after washing them but their size is reduced only half a bit after washing. People claimed that if they buy large or X-large size t-shirts of other brands, they shrink significantly after washing and doesn’t fit after washing. But if they are using Gildan t-shirts, they only shrink a bit after washing and easily fits even after being washed. And that is the reason most people prefer Gildan t-shirts.
Most people didn’t find any difference in size before and after washing the Gildan t-shirts. The shrinkage is minor and is not noticed. Maybe the difference can be felt if looked very closely as its minor. But still it still depends on people as everyone has different sizes and body fit. Some people claim that shrinkage is not much in width but shrinkage in length is easily noticed. For instance, some people like to wear loose t-shirts as a style and such t-shirts show a noticeable shrinkage in length after washing. Again it depends on the user and the type of t-shirt style they buy.
To sum up, Gildan t-shirt don’t shrink much in size and only show a minimal shrinkage after washing that doesn’t show any clear difference.