Sell out your online fashion store today with apparel mockups

  • Mar 21st
  • 5 min read
  • #  Use cases

Create an unlimited number of impressive apparel previews in just a few minutes by uploading your design onto a Smartmockups apparel mockup scene. Say no to photo shooting and editing, and yes to extra time and money.

If you’re trying to make a go at selling apparel online, you’ll quickly realize one big challenge. Your work actually seems to begin AFTER you’ve created the design. Shooting the product, photo editing, placing the images on the e-commerce site, all the while making sure everything looks professional and is on brand.

Ready to get rid of unnecessary hassle so you can focus on creating and selling? You’ve come to the right place. Using mockups, you can create an unlimited number of remarkable apparel previews just by adding your design inside the mockup. No design skills or knowledge needed - and it takes just a few clicks.

What will you learn?

  1. What are apparel mockups, and how can they help you?
  2. Different ways to make apparel mockups
  3. Three simple ways to create them
  4. Examples of apparel mockups you can create in seconds

1. What are apparel mockups, and how can they help you?

Apparel mockups are templates of clothing of all kinds (hoodies, t-shirts, sportswear, tank tops, etc.). They show a replica of the final product. Smartmockups apparel mockups are a huge lifesaver if you want to fully stock your online fashion store with high-resolution apparel images that show off your unique textile designs. Are you a designer? Mockups let you display your creative skills without the work of searching for the right models, arranging for a photographer and studio for a photo shoot, etc.

2. Different ways to make apparel mockups

Now that we’ve convinced you that mockups might be a good idea, you probably want to know how to get started. There are many ways to create different kinds of apparel mockups. The first, and probably the most traditional way, is using a Cloud Creative software such as Adobe Photoshop. The second, and definitely easier way, is to use Smartmockups product mockup generator. This gives you the possibility to create high-quality product mockups right inside your browser or on the go, even if you’re not a skilled designer. Let's compare the traditional way of doing mockups with Adobe Photoshop with the innovative way using Smartmockups mockup generator.

What is the difference between using Smartmockups and Adobe Photoshop?

Adobe Photoshop

The most traditional way of creating mockups is by using Photoshop. You can shoot your own photos and convert them into a mockup or purchase all kinds of PSD files from different websites. But there are situations where Adobe Photoshop can be extremely difficult to use, especially for non-designers.

The disadvantages of using Photoshop

  • You need to purchase a license for using Photoshop or other graphic softwares
  • You have to look for and buy each mockup
  • You need the skills to edit the purchased mockup


With Smartmockups, you can create an unlimited number of apparel mockups in just a few seconds. Simply choose the right mockup, upload your logo or image, customize the scene to your liking, and hit download. The interface is very easy to use and even if you’re not a skilled designer, you won't have any problems getting started.

Note: 👉 It’s even easier to get started using Smartmockups if you read this blog post first and then get to work!

The advantages of using Smartmockups

  • You can choose from many different mockups
  • Everything is super easy and fast
  • You can customize the scene to fit your project
  • You can export an unlimited number of mockups
  • You don’t need Photoshop or other software
  • You don’t need any special skills or experience
  • Everything is online, wherever you need it

3. Three simple ways to create them

Apparel mockups can be created in three easy steps. Follow the step-by-step guidelines below to create your first genuine apparel template.

STEP 1: Choose the perfect apparel mockup

You can choose from many different apparel mockups, like T-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, sportswear, and more. Do you want an isolated mockup with a changeable background or a still photo? Choose the perfect one for your project.

Note: 👉 Read our blog post for more information on the differences between photo and isolated mockups.

STEP 2: Upload your logo or image and customize the scene

Upload your assets for each piece of clothing, and customize the scene. You can change the background or crop the area to your liking.

STEP 3: Download or share the final image in super high resolution

Once your mockup is ready, download the image by choosing one of our super high resolutions. And your first realistic apparel mockup is done! It’s as easy as we promised!

4. Examples of apparel mockups you can create in seconds

apparel freeman tshirt 39 pr

apparel freeman tshirt 134 pr

Sweatshirt mockup featuring Indian model

apparel freeman tshirt 16 pr

apparel freeman tshirt 26 pr

Sweatshirt mockup back view

👕 Skyrocket your sales!

Stock your online fashion store with stunning high-resolution product mockups from Smartmockups and watch your sales skyrocket overnight!

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