I'm not a big fan of American Apparel either. I don't care for their quality and I've been to the store in Houston... and well, there customer service leaves a lot to be desired. Just my two cents.
I just ordered a sample from Alstyle Apparel so I'll let you know how it is when I get it. I'm looking for something specifically with custom looking drawstrings. Jerico has some nice looking hoodies... 12oz. so it's pretty heavy stuff. but the drawstrings just look so plain. *shrug*
if you have access to wholesale distributors than I prefer District Threads from SanMar www.sanmar.com over American Apparel any day but also Alpha Shirt Company www.alphashirt.com carries that Hype line that also has a bunch of "cooler" hoodies and such.
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