Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Shipping Policies Returns & Exchanges Gift Cards & Discounts
Sponsorships & Donations Refunds Defects
Pre-Orders Back-Orders Locations



Is there a way to pick up my order?

We currently are not offering pick up for orders.  All orders must be placed through our website and will be shipped from our facility usually within 3-5 business days.

How much does it cost to ship my order?

There is a flat $5.00 shipping fee for domestic orders with standard shipping under $50. Some items ship free of charge and are listed in the product description.  International orders are more expensive and do not include tracking unless you pay an additional amount.  You can choose to pay extra for tracking for international orders.  You can get your order rushed at an additional expense, but this does not apply to pre-order or back-order items.  All orders over $50+ ship for free!

When will my order ship and how can I track it?

If you ordered a rush order, we will ship out your package in no more than 1 business day, and select priority shipping.  If you ordered standard shipping, we will mail your package within 2-6 business days.

All Route One Apparel items are shipped via USPS and include a delivery confirmation number in an email that we send to you directly.  Please let us know if you require a different form of shipping, which may be subject to an additional fee.

If you require a specific delivery date, please contact with your order # so we can upgrade your shipping to be guaranteed at your requested time.  Your order will be subject to a rush shipping charge that is based on the weight of the items and location it is being shipped to.

How long will it take to arrive to me after shipping?

Please allow approximately 1-5 business days for domestic (USA) orders.

Please allow approximately 10-21 business days for international orders.

*Please note - Despite these approximates, all shipping providers are experiencing massive delays due to COVID-19 and are no longer guaranteeing any delivery dates.

You will receive an email with your tracking information when it becomes available!  The tracking email is sent from our company as soon as the order is ready to be picked up by a shipping provider. Please note: shipping carriers are NOT showing acceptance scans or transit scans as frequently as they used to due to COVID-19 delays.

My tracking says delivered, but I haven't received my shipment - what do I do?

While we trust and value our carriers, sometimes they have delivery issues.  Your package may be showing a "delivered" scan prematurely, for example.  We also recommend checking with your neighbors to see if it was accidentally delivered somewhere nearby.  If you live in an apartment, it is very likely it is at your front desk checkin.

If it has been 3 business days or more since false delivery, please email us at so we can proceed with our lost package claim process!  If a reshipment is required, you will be required to fill out a lost package affidavit form which will open up an investigation with your shipping provider.  If a package is lost or stolen we CANNOT provide a refund unless you paid a premium for package insurance. Once a package is deemed lost or stolen we only have the ability for a reshipment to the same address.  Upgraded shipping features - like signature tracking or expedited shipping - will cost extra if you did not select that method of shipment for your original shipment.


Extended Holiday Return Policy:

Orders placed during November 1 - December 24 will have an extended credit refund date of January 31. Store Credit of up to 30 days will still apply to the original purchase date for the period after January 31.

What is your return & exchange policy?

Route One Apparel offers FREE returns & exchanges for store credit, or refunds back to your original form of payment for a $6.00 restocking fee. Refunds must be processed through your original payment method, otherwise they will be issued in store credit (gift card). We accept exchanges and returns for up to 30 days after you receive your order in the mail.  

Returned items must be sent back in their original packaging, unworn and with hang tags attached.  It must not have any signs of wear including but not limited to fragrance, deodorant stains, dirt, etc.  We have a right to deny an exchange or return if the returned product shows any signs of wear. 

We do not accept returns or exchanges on final sale or discounted merchandise, women's bathing suits (i.e. bikinis), lingerie items, and jewelry, and other accessory items.  Discount codes and e-gift cards that are sent electronically cannot be refunded or exchanged.  These are final sale

For a full detailed list of our return & exchange policy, please click here.

How do you process refunds?

Please allow approximately a week after we receive your order to process your return.  Any returned goods will be inspected for signs of use, and we have the right to deny any return if it shows any signs of wear.  

How do pre-orders work?

We allow some items to be pre-ordered during their manufacturing process at a discounted rate, in exchange for a longer wait time.  Individuals who purchase pre-ordered items are guaranteed first delivery of these items.  If you purchase pre-ordered items along with regular items, your shipment is sent out when the pre-ordered items arrive in stock.  You can pay an additional $5 shipping and handling if you would like your available items to be sent separately.

I received a defective or wrong product. What do I do?

DO NOT MAIL IT BACK.  Contact us at within 3 days of receipt of order with photos of the defects and/or wrong item and we will send you out a new product along with a return shipping label.  If you mail it back, we will not compensate you for  your return shipping costs.

What is your return shipping address?

Please address your mail to "Route One Apparel", PO Box 42023, Towson, MD 21284. If you are shipping by FedEx or UPS, you can mail it to "Route One Apparel", Lockbox # 42023, 808 Gleneagles Ct Ste 1, Towson, MD 21286.  The FedEx or UPS location is just the physical address of our PO Box. 


What types of payment do you accept?

Route One Apparel is proud to accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discovery. We also accept PayPal and bank Deposit as major forms of payment. We do not accept cash, checks or cash-on-delivery (C.O.D.).  However, cash or check is acceptable for fees associated with returns and exchanges.

How do I get a gift card from your company?

Gift Certificates can be purchased on our online store and can be sent to a friend or family as a gift. Upon finalizing your purchase, the Gift Certificate number and instructions will be emailed to yourself and the designated recipients.
They may be used toward the purchase of any item in our vast product selection simply by visiting the site. Digital E-Gift Cards are available in denominations of $25, $50, $75, $100, $150, $250 and $500 can be purchased on the our Gift Card page. They make great gifts all year long.

There are multiple "pending" charges on my bank statement. What does that mean?

This means that the charge did not go through, those will clear by your bank in 1-3 days. We deny all charges with improper billing information. The only way you know your order went through is if you get an EMAIL CONFIRMATION from us. We recommend you contact your bank to re-verify your billing information and try your order again.**

Can I combine multiple promotions or discounts in one order?

At times, our site will have multiple promotions running at one time.  Unless otherwise stated, our promotions or discounts cannot be combined.  Here are a few scenarios of how promotions or discounts on our site may or may not be combined:

If you have questions regarding our promotional or discount policy, we recommend you contact us at prior to placing your order to clarify any questions that you may have.


Do you have an actual store?

Unfortunately, we do not have a store that we personally manage at this time. We physically showcase our line at over 30 sales events throughout the year.  We also retail at over 150+ stores within the state and beyond.  For our full list of wholesale locations, click here.  

Please note: third-party vouchers are not redeemable at our outlet store or at our wholesale locations. 


Do you have a phone number?

Unfortunately we do not have a live phone number to speak to customers.  Since we are a small business with limited available staff, we have a customer service email only that we operate 9 to 5 PM, Monday through Friday, unless during national holidays.  Please understand that we do not do this to inconvenience you, it is best to do this so we give all of our customers the best possible service as quickly as possible in the order of their inquiry.

Where can I find some of the articles from past seasons or items that aren’t in your store?

Generally speaking, we don’t reprint clothes once we sell out.

Why don't you offer big person sizes?

Many of our items had to be manufactured in large quantities up front, with a limit to the variation in sizes.  We are a small company and try to accommodate all of our customers, however, we cannot avoid this at this current time.  Many of our shirts can be printed in larger sizes.  If you have a particular one in mind, email our customer service email and we will try our best to take care of you.

How can I be informed of new clothing before it drops so I can get it before it sells out?

Make sure you follow us on Twitter @routeoneapparel and like us on Facebook. We also occasionally post promo codes on these outlets. Be sure to join our mailing list below as well.

Can I get free stuff if I promote your company?

Unfortunately we are a growing company and at this time cannot give away free products to people who promise to promote us.  If you bring us a lot of traffic and sales please document this and we might be able to work something out for you.

What is your donation policy?

You may click here to see an updated link to our donation policy. 

Can you sponsor my organization or non-profit?

We receive an overwhelming number of requests for free product or donations from charitable causes and non-profit organizations. Due to the fact that we're unable to honor all of these requests, it's our current policy not to honor any of them and reach out to the ones that we have the budget for directly. We understand that this may be frustrating and we appreciate your understanding. We do, however, offer group discounts on large quantity orders and we also recently started a "fundraiser catalog" that raises money for your cause based on a number of sales. If this interests you, please let us know! 

Can I work for you?

Please visit here for more information on ways in which you can get involved.

My question was not on this list.  How can I contact you?

You can visit our contact page here.