June 20, 2011

Ashmarlin - Review and Giveaway

I am so excited to share this with you - I got to review a layering shirt from Ashmarlin, and I AM IN LOVE!!

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I have been wearing it under everything!!  Seriously, BEST Undershirt I've ever worn. Yes, they sent me a shirt to review, but yes, this is my real opinion.
High points:

--the fit - unbelievable!
--the fabric - it's spandexy, so it lays flat and doesn't bunch
--the lines - not only does it add interest, but seems to keep me cooler
--the neckline - doesn't gape when I bend over
--the sleeves - they don't pinch because the seam overlaps in the armpit area, see:

Haven't ever heard of Ashmarlin??  Here's a blurb (underlines added by me!):

A year ago my wife Linda and I set out to create the best layering t-shirt on the market.  The options at the time were poorly made and tended to pill and fray.  Fit was also a problem with most either bunching up or cutting so tightly under the arm they were nearly impossible to wear.
We believe we have crafted the best fitting, most comfortable layering t-shirt on the market.  We used an ultra-soft nylon combined with spandex so the shirt can be worn fitted but still has lots of easy stretch.  We designed a subtle striped mesh into our shirt to add visual texture while at the same time allowing the shirt to breathe.  Finally we made sure the sleeve and body hems were kept flat for nearly invisible layering.
The fact that our shirts are made in the USA is no accident either.  We believe strongly in domestically made apparel and when possible will always choose to build our products right here in the USA.
We think you’ll love our top so much you won’t want to cover it up at all.

I have lots of layer Tshirts, some cheaper than Ashmarlin's.  I normally love cheap stuff, but THIS SHIRT IS WORTH THE EXTRA COST!

We have a theory at our house - - buy everything cheap, except the stuff you use all the time - for example, spend a lot on a matress, you use it every night so it needs to be great.  Kate has this theory on jeans - buy one amazing pair instead of 10 so-so pair.
This is shirt follows those theories - - for a colored undershirt that you'll wear occasionally, go ahead and get the cheap ones, it won't matter.  But for a black or white undershirt that you will wear all the time, put your money on Ashmarlin.  Can you tell I love mine!?!?

So, want to win one??  Three ways to win - to enter the giveaway for a layering shirt from Ashmarlin:

--check out the Ashmarlin Shop and let me know which shirt you'd choose

--"like" Ashmarlin on facebook, then come back and leave a comment saying you did so

--Follow Ashmarlin on Twitter, then come back and leave a comment saying you did so

If you don't win, seriously worth purchasing - you'll love it.

Giveaway ends Friday, June 24th, around noon,


About Author:

Mandy is a craft blogger who loves to blog and enjoys all things crafty, sewing, and DIY - she feels that if she can do something, you can too, and provides tutorials to help you along the way. She loves being a mom to 4 awesome kiddos and blogs from the Kansas City Area. Follow her on Facebook or Twitter or Google +

78 Fabulous Comments:

I would like the white one, thank you for the giveaway!

That shirt doe look comfy. I would pick a black one.

I love the cap sleeves! I'd be taking a black one! awesome giveaway!

Following Ashmarlin on Twitter now :) (@TheBirdsPapaya)

I would love to have the white one!

I liked them on facebook

The white cap sleeve would be awesome. Thank you for the giveaway

I'd get a large white cap sleeve one.

I would love a white one. I am always on the hunt for good white shirts to go under things!

I would get a white one.

I would go for the white one. Gotta Start with the most basic color. But this is intriguing!!

I would choose black, size L

Great review!

BTW, Be sure to stop in at Cranberry Morning today and enter my handcrafted soap GIVEAWAY!! :-)

I think I would like a black cap sleeve. I already have them liked on facebook! :)

Do I have to choose? I would get the capsleeve in both white and black!! :)

I would choose the white one!

I would chose the white one,

I like ashmarlin on facebook

I totally want one of these! I would pick the white cap sleeve one!

I like Ashmarlin on Facebook!

white cap sleeve....although if the tank tops weren't sold out, I'd go for one of those!

humm..tough! Guess I would go for the white cap sleeve

I like the white cap sleeve shirt

I would get cap sleeve in white. Thanks! liz.taylor24(at)yahoo(dot)com.

The black cap sleeve! I was just telling my husband it was about time for some new undershirts for summer. I love these!

petealea (at) isu (dot) edu

I would love the white one!
hollybrown(dot)hb(at) gmail (dot) com

I would definitely get the white cap sleeve. Love it!!

I would get the same one as you! megnicholson08 at gmail.com

I liked Ashmarlin on facebook! Thanks for this awesome giveaway!!

I would get the white cap sleeve.

I'm gonna go with white on this one!

I liked them on facebook as well.
Michelle J.

I wear white tanks under almost everything so I would love to get one but they are sold out. So, next best is the white cap sleeve. Thanks for the chance to win!

I would get the white cap sleeve!

I'm following them on twitter!

White. Cap sleeve. Love it.

The white one! Basic and necessary!

And I liked them on facebook. Crossing my fingers on this one. :) Thanks for the give-a-way.

I "like" Ashmarlin on Facebook already!

The white one is my fave...
Thanks for the giveaway!

id get the black tee! scg00387 at yahoo dot com

It's a hard choice but I think I'd choose the black.

Jo @ SmileMonsters

and now I follow Ashmarlin on Twitter!

Jo @ SmileMonsters

I need a new white undershirt.

I would love the black one...are they pretty true to size? johnsen.britney@gmail.com

I'd pick the white one! Thanks for the giveaway!!

I like a black or white one!

gczbowie at yahoo dot com

I always layer my tops! I'd pick white! THANKS for the chance!

I follow on Twitter (ourbusybunch)

I think I'd choose the cap sleeve...in white?


I liked 'em on FB.


I would definately pick the white one but the tanks are coming soon! How does a girl choose.

I follow on Twitter @Lealee33

I would love to win the white cap sleeve- I've been dying to try them!

Love them both, but think I'd choose the white one.

I would love to win one of these shirts!
Either color would be great, but I wear white more often. Thanks for this great opportunity!!!


I am in need of a new black one! Jnchey@hotmail.com


I would love a new white cap sleeve shirt.


I like ashmarlin on fb.


I follow ashmarlin on twitter.


I'd love a white cap sleeve!

I like Ashmarlin on Facebook!

I would pick the white one. Love your cute style posts!

definitely would love a tank, but they're sold out, so I guess I would pick the white cap sleeve.


White would be wonderful because I could wear it all the time!


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