The Beefy-T t-shirt is made from 100% ring-spun cotton yarn for a soft luxurious hand. This ring-spun yarn makes it softer and more durable. Beefy-T is the only major brand of t-shirts made with ring-spun yarn. Most t-shirts are made with open-end yarn. Authentic T t-shirts are made from 100% cotton open-end yarn with a tagless label, so no more itchy scratchy necks. Both shirts have fabric weight of 6.1 oz. and premium features such as shoulder-to-shoulder taping, coverseamed neck and double-needle sleeve and bottom hems. The Hanes Heavyweight is made from 5.5 oz 100% cotton open-end yarn and features taped neck and double-needle bottom and sleeve hems.