BarryBasics to suspend operations
In the coming weeks, we will be contacting all who provided support - or buisness services - during the past eight years. BarryBasics and the Al Barry Foundation will suspend the manufacturing of modular apparel no later than June 2016. We will be distributing our very limited inventory through the Al Barry Foundation in the coming weeks. To our customers - thank you...
COMMERCIAL ORDERS for BARRYBASICS
We are taking commercial orders for 2016 deliveries. If you want to offer BarryBasics to your customers or patients, please contact us. We offer fabric and color selections to retail shops and hospital gift shops.
NEW INVENTORY AVAILABLE IN 2016
BarryBasics is currently out of stock. New production begins in January 2016. Please visit our web site again soon.
New Nightshirt for Women
Samples are being tested for a Nightshirt for Women in Polyester Pique and French Terry fabrics. The style will have the features of snap fasteners and a Reversible (snaps on left or right side) option. The style is designed as an alternative to the hospital gown following surgery and during recovery. Once tested and made available to patients, the...
New Sleeveless T-Shirt in Production
A Sleeveless T-Shirt is in production. The Sleeveless Shirt has snap fasteners at the shoulder seam and one side, from the underarm to botton hem. The Shirt will be first offered in a Reversible style to accommodate treatment and medical devices on the left or right side of the body. The Polyester Pique fabric is by Alamac of North...
BarryBasics Apparel to be offered through Al Barry Foundation
Until further notice, online sales will not be offered through the BarryBasics web site shopping cart. We are underway with opportunities to offer the apparel through the Al Barry Foundation (www.albarryfoundation.org), hospital gift shops and other new distribution opportunities. We are currently in production to re-stock inventory that was destroyed in a fire last year. If you have an urgent need for the...
Operations temporarily closed due to Fire damage
As reported on October 14, 2013, by local media outlets, "A fire that caused an estimated $1 million worth of damages at a Northeast Richland shopping center was intentionally set. The fire started inside a self-storage business, located in the center of the complex, according to Richalnd County Fire Marshal's Office. The arson case has been turned over to...
Changes are coming for BarryBasics…. Styles & Brand Name
We have spent the last year listening to our customers and working with caregivers & patients who have worn our apparel. Lots of good feedback. To operate within this economy, new production for 2013 and 2014 will be limited to the most popular apparel pieces with snap fasteners for men and women. Colors and fabrics will also be limited to ensure the best price for...
New BarryBasics Sizing for Athletes
BarryBasics is working with Clemson Apparel Research to create special sizes for athletes and military men and women. These sizes may be available in summer/fall apparel productions. BarryBasics is currently manufactured to comply with USA Size Standards.
Al Barry Foundation Gift Program
Donors to the Al Barry Foundation made possible the delivery of 300 apparel gifts in September of 2012. BarryBasics modular apparel designs are manufactured by the Al Barry Foundation and Lizbeth, Inc., dba BarryBasics - www.barrybasics.com. To learn more, please visit www.albarryfoundation - or follow the Foundation on Facebook.
Wounded Warrior Gifts
Wounded Warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 4th Floor Ward, were gifted BarryBasics modular apparel by the Al Barry Foundation on May 17, 2012. Modular shirts, boxer shorts and gym shorts in moisture management fabrics were well received. Most patients wanted to try the shirts and shorts immediately. All gifts were greatly appreciated by patients and their families. ...
Patient (The Villages in Florida) likes the men's apparel fabrics. The shirts are currently available in Pique and French Terry Polyester by Alamac of North Carolina. The weight of the fabric allows wearing in bed or in public places. The apparel was sewn by Clemson Apparel Research and Hagins Industries in the Carolinas. The men's shirts and shorts are available in modular (snap)...
Knee Surgery? Try BarryBasics!
Men and women who have worn BarryBasics Modular Apparel know the great utility of the boxers, shorts, and long pants. Manufactured in a variety of fabrics and colors, patients have the appearance of sportswear while offering easy access for medical treastment and rehabilitation activities.
After surgery, BarryBasics is the way to go!
"I don't know what I would have done without BarryBasics. Both arms and one leg were badly hurt in a car accident. I had surgery that left pins sticking out. BarryBasics gave me dignity because I could cover myself and do my rehabilitation. They look like sportswear and feel great. I love these clothes!" Jen, Cleveland, Ohio, February 2012
BarryBasics worn during rehab in Cleveland Ohio
"Thank God someone created BarryBasics. My daughter wore BarryBasics following major surgery on both arms and one leg. The snaps made it possible for her to wear clothes that let the nurses do what they had to do -- and kept my daughter covered and warm. She could not have doner her rehabilitation without these clothes. THANK YOU BarryBasics!" ...