Custom Uniform Design and Consultation
If you’re a business where one size definitely does not fit all, here’s your chance to show the world. Unforgettable first impressions start with the right uniforms, and you can choose from:
- Complete custom packages – when you want to weave your brand story into every uniform, customising gives you design freedom. From custom fabrics to designing bespoke brand pieces, the little details like coloured buttons, where you place the logo, an on-brand colour trim… they’re what create a uniform your people are proud to wear.
- Specialised Uniform consultation – we build your brand uniform from our existing range, curating the right pieces with the little touches that make it your own. We know there is no one way of doing things which is why we offer our expert advice to ensure not only your uniform launch and roll out are a success, but the right support and processes are in place.
The Custom Uniform Journey
When we start talking about what you need from your uniforms, we’ll cover a lot of ground. Usually? There’s lot of questions, ideas and lightbulb moments about your brand. Here’s a few things we want to know:
- How do you want your brand to make people feel?
- How do your staff feel about their uniforms now?
- What are the typical conditions and climates your people work in?
- How are you different from your competitors?
Yes, it gets deep fast. When we’ve nailed down your needs, we step into fabric and design choices.
Meet Your In-House Design Team
Our inhouse designers live and breathe uniforms — and they jump at the chance to do something different to other brands. They get up close and personal with your brand and your people to create a custom uniform worthy of your values and aspirations.
We’re well known for our contemporary uniform designs across healthcare, retail, corporate, hospitality and automotive clients — our team builds your uniform package to meet your specs, budget and timeframes.
We can help:
- Design an entire range
- Curate a range from existing designs, fabrics and styles
- Became an extension of your executive team working in partnership with HR, marketing, procurement and key decision-makers
- Coordinate accessories to complement your uniform range
- Rollout your updated brand beyond uniforms.
How the TIG Uniform Design Process Works
Are our custom uniform designs about more than just pretty colours? Yes.
Uniform design is a fine art you might not notice until you need it. Because great uniforms blend into a brand experience.
The result is a flattering, wearable uniform range reflecting your brand decor and logo. And we can help mix and match off-the-shelf solutions with custom choices for a perfect uniform package.
Fabric To Fall In Love With
Once our designers have their heads into your uniform brief, the fabric choices start. We can source any fabric in the world from leading fabric mills and factories. Our standards are high to ensure quality garments, and so are our expectations of sustainable supply chains.
Every month our inhouse designers receive a (very exciting) package of new fabric samples from our Australian and offshore manufacturers. New textures, aesthetics and technologies are at our fingertips for your workwear.
We know what your people need:
- Healthcare uniforms need a higher polyester mix shirt fabric for easy care and frequent washing
- Construction uniforms need durable material that breathes in the heat of the site
- Athletes need moisture-wicking for all day cool.
We recommend the fabric to suit your people, your brand and your budget.
Our expert team in China
Our China office is located in Qingdao, in the Shandong province where our specialised team communicate with our Australian team, daily.
Our China team is made up with an operations manager, production coordinator, QC managers and uniform designers. We have team employees specialised in quality control who supervise the entire manufacturing process from start to finish.
Like the suppliers in Australia, we only work with factories and suppliers that are aligned with our values. We only work with factories that are certified in ISO 9001:2000 (Quality Management
Systems Certifications) and ISO 14001:1996 (Environmental Management Systems Certification).
All fabric that is manufactured is put through ITS (Shanghai) to ensure that all standards are met. All garments are manufactured to a prepared specification which is approved by each customer.
Start your uniform journey with the experts in fashionable, functional designs
Your Custom Uniform Design FAQs Answered
When you want to weave your brand story into every uniform, customising gives you design freedom. From custom fabrics to designing bespoke brand pieces, the little details like coloured buttons, where you place the logo, an on-brand colour trim… they’re what create a uniform your people are proud to wear. More information on Custom Uniform design click here https://totalimagegroup.com.au/what-we-do/uniform-design-and-consultation/
Please reach out to us, and we’ll be your guiding light throughout the entire process.
Our approach to the design process is profoundly collaborative, aiming to ensure clarity in your requirements and providing effective, consistent feedback at every step. We strongly believe that combining your firsthand insights into your desires and needs with our industry expertise in uniforms and design yields the perfect end result and range.
For more detailed information on the intricacies of crafting a custom uniform range from scratch, please visit our website: https://totalimagegroup.com.au/crafting-your-identity-designing-a-custom-uniform-range-from-scratch/
Yes, you will receive a mock up of your proposed uniform as a digital image with your logo in place. Prior to producing your uniform range, you will receive a branding approval sheet which is an accurate representation of colours and branding size and positioning to ensure you are happy with what will be produced.
We will work with you to choose the right fabric. This is part of our Custom Uniform Journey. We work together to create a uniform range to deliver on fashion and function including selecting the perfect fabrics to suit the needs of your team and their roles.
For more information on fabric selection click here: https://totalimagegroup.com.au/choosing-the-right-fabric-for-your-uniforms-comfort-durability-and-style/
Absolutely! Your brand is your greatest asset, so you want it to be the best reflection of your values. Integrating your unique logo, tagline, or brand imagery into a considered uniform range not only unifies your team but elevates the customer experience.
There are a number of ways we can incorporate your logo onto your uniform read more about uniform branding here: https://totalimagegroup.com.au/what-we-do/uniform-branding/
The Minimum Order Quantity for Custom Uniforms is 500 however this can be split across a variety of sizes and genders using the same fabrics.
MOQ is dependent on the type of garment being produced please see below:
- Custom Made Shirts: Stock Fabrics 50 units, bespoke fabric 500 units (mixed styles, same fabric)
- Custom Polos: Sublimated from 20 units, Bespoke fabric 500 units (mixed styles, same fabric)
- Custom Made Suits: Stock Fabrics 50 units, bespoke fabric 500 units (mixed styles, same fabric)
- Custom Made Tops: 500 units per fabric
- Custom Accessories: ties, scarf, socks, belts MOQ AS low as 20 units
- Custom SAFETY/Hi Vis/Industrial: 500 units per fabric
Absolutely you can. We have experience in producing custom uniform ranges that incorporate a variety of colours. Generally, this is an option when the uniform represents a different role such as in Healthcare or Aged Care.
As long as we meet the MOQ there are many options to explore with a variety of colours. Do you want a specific custom colour?! We have you covered! Share with us your PMS code and we will create a fabric to match!
Yes, the MOQ for Custom uniforms is not size specific, it can be made up of a variety of sizes!
You may be surprised to know that custom uniforms depending on the requirements and business can actually be a more cost-effective offering!
To find out more about this please enquire today.
After design and fabric sign-off, please allow 90-120 days for production, excluding shipping time. Shipping duration may vary depending on the selected shipment method, ranging from an additional 7 to 25 days.
We will work with you to ensure that by the artwork approval stage, you are happy with the uniform design.
In the event that there is a change required at the last stage, this may incur a fee and also could delay the production of the product.
Our custom-made uniforms are uniquely designed and produced for each client. Once all stages of development have received approval, custom uniforms cannot be returned or exchanged. However, if custom uniforms are integrated into a broader uniform management program where Total Image Group manages stock and handles orders on your business’s behalf, we can coordinate a uniform exchange program.
The care instructions for your custom uniform will be dependent on the fabric. We will communicate with you prior to committing to the range to ensure you are happy with the type of care the custom uniform will require.
For more information on how to care for your uniform click here: https://totalimagegroup.com.au/uniform-care-101-best-practices-for-maintaining-and-extending-the-lifespan-of-your-uniforms/
This will be dependent on what you require however we would generally push to create a uniform range that is easy to care for so machine washable is ideal.
Yes, if your custom uniform is utilising the same fabric you can order across genders and sizes.
Yes, you absolutely can! We have a custom kit builder that you can use to create a teamwear range that features numbers and names. You can pick and choose styles and colours.
Check out our custom teamwear builder here: https://totalimagegroup.com.au/design-your-own-teamwear/#/
Yes, you may however this would depend on quantity. We can however create you a custom range using off-the-shelf product that is branded with your logo and additional branding items like tagline and imagery should you wish.
We work with a large range of Australia’s best stock uniform suppliers and can create a range/look that best reflects your brand.
Absolutely! As a customer-facing organisation, a uniform that best reflects your brand values, and that is suited to the various roles of your business is important. We can combine fashion and function when designing uniforms for restaurants and hotels.
We can produce uniforms for school and university staff as well as School Leavers Polos, Rugby Jerseys and Varsity Jackets. We do not produce student uniforms.
With Custom Uniforms the options can be endless! We work off a blank canvas when it comes to custom-designed uniforms and can produce a wide variety of products to suit your business and staff.
Additionally, we can help you produce a mix-and-match uniform range that perfectly represents your brand and keeps your team comfortable and happy by offering a variety of options.
A mix-and-match range is exactly what it sounds like. It is a range that offers multiple top, bottom, and outerwear options that all form a cohesive look, no matter what combination they’re worn in. With this range, your staff can choose multiple styles that best suit them.
Perhaps they love the look of a fitted skirt but are less comfortable in a chino; they can then pair that skirt with any of the available top options and know that it will be complementary.
Your brand will also be correctly represented without clashing colours or messy styling.
You can order long sleeve or short sleeve or a mixture of both! You could also order ¾ sleeve.
Custom uniform sleeve lengths is TOTALLY up to you!
Yes! Custom design means you can add and remove what ever you like!
Yes! Custom design means you can add and remove what ever you like!
Yes! Custom design means you can add and remove what ever you like!
Yes! You can have your fit tailored to your needs, looking for something oversized? We have you covered! Looking for something more tailored? We have you covered!
Yes! The beauty of custom designed uniforms means as long as you meet MOQs on fabrics you can tailor your designs for every department or role!
Yes! We can help you design something that is in compliance with your standards! Need outdoor wear that provides UV protection? Need Hi Vis with specific reflective tape requirements? We have you covered!
We can make custom uniforms from ANY of our fabrics, openly taking your suggestions and working with them where we can. We have many recycled fabric options which you are seeing more and more in our recent designs!
Yes! We can add reflective stripes to any garment of your choice as long as the fabric allows.
Yes! We help work with you to make sure you have all the safety features you need!
For more information about designing for safety click here: https://totalimagegroup.com.au/the-complete-guide-to-understanding-hi-vis-workwear-standards-in-australia/
Of course! We have many different fabrics that help to keep you dry as you work!
We can help design your range to work within your budget. We offer budget options as well as luxury/premium options.
At Total Image Group (TIG), our commitment is to deliver top-tier garments that align with our clients’ initial specifications. We stand behind our products with a comprehensive warranty and defects liability period, aiming to uphold the satisfaction and trust of our clients.
Our warranty at Total Image Group encompasses all custom uniforms we supply and design, ensuring they are free from any manufacturing or materials defects. The warranty period is structured as follows:
Manufacturing or Materials Defects: In the event of any manufacturing or materials-related issues, TIG will promptly replace or repair the uniforms within 14 days from the date of detection, with coverage extending up to 2 months after the uniforms are delivered.
Typically, our clients approve the design through visual representations of their concepts, including fabric swatches to evaluate colour and texture, as well as garment samples for style references. Nevertheless, for clients who specifically request it, we can produce a sample batch of custom-designed products. Please note that this custom production process may require 90-120 days for completion, and the associated costs will be determined based on the specific sample requests.
Our pricing becomes increasingly competitive as the size of your order increases.
You can find testimonials on our industry pages!
Take a look here: https://totalimagegroup.com.au/category/case-studies/
Looking for something else? Ask us!