A monogram is created by overlapping two or more letters to form one unique symbol. It is often made by combining the initials of a person or a company, making a recognizable logo. The concept of monogramming was originally used to indicate ownership but has recently become stylized and often used in household belongings, jewelry, and personalized stationary.
When including a monogram on your apparel, you are representing your name or company in a subtle but recognizable way. That is why many companies like to have their company shirts monogrammed to advertise their company in a simple yet elegant way. There are also many other uses for monograms such as ink seals and hand towels which are becoming more popular.