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Sell custom clothing and apparel with Gelato

Create and sell custom clothing and embroidered clothing globally with just one click

Produce in 32 countries with easy integration into the top ecommerce platforms. We produce and ship items locally via over 130 production partners worldwide, making your business faster, smarter, and greener.

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Design your own custom clothing today

Produce sustainably with Gelato

All of Gelato's print on demand (POD) custom clothing offerings are designed with sustainability top of mind. Gelato is dedicated to reducing waste and minimizing our carbon footprint.

As a global network of worldwide printing hubs spanning 32 countries and a quality that lasts. Browse Gelato’s product categories in our catalog today.


Order custom clothes for yourself or to sell online

Ordering for yourself

  • Upgrade your closet - Design custom clothing that is high-quality and durable and keep up with current trends while uniquely expressing yourself.

  • Custom products make great personalized gifts - Show your loved ones how much you care by creating clothing with them in mind.

  • Test out all of our custom product options - Gelato offers many production techniques such as direct-to-garment printing and embroidery.

  • Customize one of our templates - Getting creative can sometimes be daunting when looking at a blank product. Use our templates to get started, and then customize from there.


Selling custom clothing online

  • We support your ecommerce business growth. We have many easy integrations if you have an online store or want to start one to sell custom clothing online.

  • Try out your custom product ideas risk-free - Test out designs and trends without having to manufacture and spend costs upfront- if it doesn't sell, you don't have inventory going to waste.

  • Order merch samples -  With Gelato POD, you can test your merch before selling it in your ecommerce store. Order a sample and have it shipped to your door. You can then inspect our high-quality, eco-friendly made items.

  • Grow your business audience - Gelato makes it easy to scale your business, refine your brand, and advertise and market your store effectively—read our blog and learn new skills by signing up for free lessons on Gelato Academy.


Creative design ideas for your personalized custom clothing

The global custom t-shirt printing market was valued at $3.64 billion in 2020, according to Grand View Research, making this the perfect time to create and sell your own t-shirt designs.

Personal quotes

Style your custom clothing with personalized quotes that reflect who you are as a person. Use your messages or choose from motivational, humorous, or life quotes online. Pick the one that resonates with you the most and use it with different font types to infuse your custom clothing with your individuality.


How about using your photos to show the world how much you adore yourself? Or perhaps a lovely image of a scenic landscape sourced from the internet? Feel free to use whichever photos and pictures you want, and if you are an artist, use your original artwork on your custom clothing to make it truly unique.

Watercolor patterns

Watercolor designs are really timeless for t-shirts and tops. Design your custom clothing with fluid and delicate watercolor patterns and add a touch of sophistication and artistic flair to them. Try out different color palettes and go wild with your imagination!

Signature patterns

Nothing spells personalization better than creating your own signature design patterns. Signature patterns can capture your individual personality and establish your unique identity. Some of the patterns that you can experiment with are geometric shapes, stripes, checks, etc. When combined with different color palettes, you can create interesting custom designs.

Why create custom clothing?


Custom-made clothing gives you the freedom to express your unique personality through your style. You can create your own clothes or design clothing to sell online that showcases your creativity.


There are numerous ways to customize clothing to cater to specific needs, depending on the type of clothing.


High quality and durable

Our custom clothing ensures your products will be durable, long-lasting, and made with high-quality materials.


We prioritize premium soft fabrics in our production process. You can be confident our apparel will be comfortable to wear regardless of size.


Special occasions

Custom clothing can be created for special occasions such as business events, weddings, formal events, sports games, and any situation where a personalized outfit could be appropriate.


Design custom clothing with a specific logo or custom branding in mind and use it as a powerful marketing tool for business branding. By showcasing your brand on clothing, you can increase awareness and recognition.



Creating custom clothing with Gelato is a way to ensure that your clothing is made with sustainability in mind. Read about our approach to sustainable print on demand.

You can start a custom clothing company using Gelato and be able to advertise how the products are sourced responsibly.


How to sell custom clothing with Gelato

Apparel MenConnect to GelatoConnect your ecommerce business to link your existing products or create new products.
Apparel MenStart sellingYour customer browses your ecommerce store and places an order.
Apparel MenTake it easyWe take care of the entire fulfilment process and produce your product closer to your customer.
Apparel MenThe order is shipped We deliver your products directly to your customer via our fast and reliable global logistics network.

How Gelato fuels your ecommerce business

Sell globally, produce locally

Gelato powers the world’s largest print on demand network of local print providers for ecommerce sellers. Produce what you need, where and when you need it. Faster, smarter and greener.

Easy to use

Integrate your ecommerce store to Gelato in seconds to start creating, selling, and adding products to your store.

Risk free

Gelato is free to use, no minimum orders or leftover stock. Because the products are made on demand, you only pay for what you sell.

24/7 customer support

We work relentlessly to help you scale your business and get the most out of our print on demand platform. Reach our customer success team anywhere, anytime.

Built for scaling your business

Production in 32 countries ensures reliable, on-time delivery of 10+ million orders across a wide variety of product categories.

Superior quality

Make a lasting impression on your customers with cutting-edge technology and sustainably sourced-materials from industry-leading brands.

Tools to sell custom clothing

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With Mockup Studio you can create your own unique apparel mockups for your ecommerce store.

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See the print areas available on our apparel products giving you more space to express yourself.

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Create multiple apparel products in one go! See how to create as many products as you'd like with any design.

Hear from one of our customers:

"Gelato helps lighten the workload by taking care of all the production and logistics"

" Moreover it's a great place to start due to the low barriers it creates to enter the market. Their stellar service is always there to help and rare problems that do occur are solved quickly and effectively "

Stijn Willemse, Founder of DIS-ORDER

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Custom products you can sell with Gelato

Apparel MenApparel
Apparel WomenWall art
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