The quality of our products is evident in their great workmanship, fine finish and superior tailoring; using only colour-fast and highly durable fabrics. However, we provide a lot more than basic uniforms and physical-exercise gear to the students. Below are a sample list of products we have supplied to different schools over the last few years.
A few years ago, a school was looking to organize a special event, and they wished to decorate their table clothes that has their school colours, which used a very specific fabric weave and design. We were happy to help make their event a memorable and successful one.
Recently, when a school wanted to make bears for sale for President’s Challenge, they needed to dress up their Gigantic Rubear (150 cm tall) in their school uniform. We were glad to help tailor a specialized set of uniform for the bear.
Custom Cloth Masks
Hoodies & Track Pants
Caps & Hats
Sizing and Measurement
Wide Range of Sizes, from 6 to 60 Years Old
With 50 years of experience, Shanghai School Uniforms has built up a depth of knowledge of what kind of sizes will be suitable for school children and teenagers in Singapore. The school currently provide uniforms and exercise gears for children as young as 6 years old, all the way to teenagers as old as 18 years old. If you include hoodies, track pants, wind breakers and blazers for sport teams and debate teams that sometimes even the teachers in charge will wear, our products fit 6 years old until 62 years old.
Ease of Measurements During Peak Periods
Some years ago, Shanghai School Uniforms revamped and coordinated all the sizes across all the different types of uniforms. The result is a sizing guide click here that makes it so easy for any parents and students to measure the size that is required for their own uniforms, without making mistakes.
The purpose of such a simple to follow sizing instructions is to ensure we reduce the difficulty and confusion of parents in choosing the right sizes for their children, reducing the time taken to keep parents and children in queue. Coupled with our standard operating procedures which we freely share with school administration, we are able to provide uniforms to brand new students (Primary 1 or Secondary 1) within the orientation day in an orderly manner.
Different Yarn and Fabric
Fabric is the key material used in most of the products that Shanghai School Uniforms provides to the market. Understanding the different terminology used in fabric helps you make a better decision for the children and the parents.
Terms like Yarn, Fabric, Weave, GSM, Thread-Count, Construction determines how the uniform looks.
Fabric are made up of different types of yarn materials, and they are woven using different weaving technique into different fabric types.
There are 28 types of fabric normally used in clothing, of which a few are the mainstay of uniforms. The following few are the ones that are typically seen in uniforms like Cotton, Jersey, Polyester, Rayon
In fact, cotton yarn alone can be used to make into various fabrics that you may be familiar with: Lawn, Jersey, Poplin, Chambray, Brushed Cotton, Drill, Seersucker, etc
We can supply uniforms made from any of the following materials :
Light Weight supreme casual and business shirting fabrics by using finest raw materials, craftsmanship made with 100% cotton, Polyester/Cotton, Polyester/Rayon, Polyester/Tencel, Organic cotton and its blends with Cotton and Polyester, Arfix and Lycra, available in solid, print and yarn dyed woven variety.
Yarn Dye Fabric ranging from poplins to dobbies with classical and latest designs with bright and contrasting hues, made with Polyester, Organic Cotton, Pima & Supima Cotton, Arfix, Luana, Lycra, Viscose/Tencel, etc.
Heavy Weight work wear fabrics like Twills, Canvas, Serges, Dobby, Sateens, Rip Stops, Herringbones can be produced using a variety of fibers and their blends such as 100% Cotton, Polyester/Cotton, Polyester/Rayon, Polyester/Tencel, Organic cotton and its blends with Cotton and Polyester, Pima & Supima, Arfix, Lycra, Luana, T400, CORDURA.
Weave and Patterns
How the fabric is weaved determines the characteristic of the material. Consider a quick dry material for sports t-shirts. Well know brand names of such material include Dri-Fit, Climalite, Climacool, etc. The generic term is microfiber polyester. It is weaved and layered in a way that it enhances moister wicking.
In addition, the weave also creates patterns that gives the material their unique pattern. The following are some well known patterns that may be used in uniforms :
Tweed, Twill, Poplin, Gingham, Herringbone, Oxford, Checquered, Tartan (Twill)
Our Fabric – Certified absent of harmful materials
Based on the collaboration with our fabric mill partners, the following are just some of the certifications we can provide based on requirements by customers.
1.STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®
STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is one of the world’s best-known labels for textiles tested for harmful substances. The test is conducted by our independent OEKO-TEX® partner institutes on the basis of our extensive OEKO-TEX® criteria catalog.
2.STeP by OEKO-TEX® (Sustainable Textile Production)
STeP by OEKO-TEX® stands for Sustainable Textile & Leather Production and is a modular certification system for production facilities in the textile and leather industry. The goal of STeP is to implement environmentally friendly production processes in the long term, to improve health and safety and to promote socially responsible working conditions at production sites.
3.ISO 14001 : 2004 (Environmental Management System) on the manufacturing of fabric
ISO 14001:2004 is applicable to any organization that wishes to establish, implement, maintain and improve an environmental management system, to assure itself of conformity with its stated environmental policy, and to demonstrate conformity with ISO 14001:2004.
4.REACH (EC 1907/2006) : European Union regulation to improve protect human health and environment from risks posed by chemicals.
REACH stands for Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals. It entered into force on 1 June 2007. In principle, REACH applies to all chemical substances; not only those used in industrial processes but also in our day-to-day lives, for example in cleaning products, paints as well as in articles such as clothes, furniture and electrical appliances. Therefore, the regulation has an impact on most companies across the EU. To comply with the regulation, companies must identify and manage the risks linked to the substances they manufacture and market in the EU. They must demonstrate to ECHA how the substance can be safely used, and they must communicate the risk management measures to the users.
Design for Uniform
Uniforms today, is a lot more than uniforms of yesteryears. Schools wanted uniforms to create an identity for the students and alumni and desire some customization so that their uniforms are easily differentiated.
Similarly, students have grown in their needs. They need better fitted uniform cutting, rather than the straight line cutting, especially the students and children height and weight have changed considerably from 50 years ago.
In short, school uniforms changes design once every few years. Shanghai School Uniforms