Holly adds: This is a relatively new company and I think they must be in the process of adding items to their online shopping inventory. I wish this company a lot of sucess.
“Based in Morgantown, West Virginia, SustainU is an American clothing company focused on changing the way clothes are made to improve the environment, reinvigorate America’s manufacturing sector, and educate the world about how clothing can positively impact people’s lives. By creating 100% recycled apparel that’s made in the USA, we want people to change the way they think about their clothing, and how they live their lives. Wear a better story.”
Holly adds: The prices are a bit steep but this may be due to a better quality fleece than I am use to. They have to stand up to the Alaskan outdoors. Check out the wonderful trims!
COPPER RIVER FLEECE
“We are proudly 100% American-made. Dedication to quality and commitment to customer satisfaction have remained our trademarks from day one. We use Malden Mills Polartec fabrics and YKK Zippers exclusively. We make many of our products using hi-tech Windbloc fleece and Softshell fabrics, engineered to block the wind and rain.”
“Several of our decorative woven trims feature Tlingit and Haida artwork, commissioned for Copper River Fleece by Michael Webber, commercial fisherman and renowned Alaska Native artist.”
Holly adds: They feature a “Made in the USA” button. This is something I wish all manufacturing sites would start to provide! It would make it so much easier to go right to the products made here in the United States.
“As the country’s oldest clothing retailer, Brooks Brothers is proud to uphold the same traditions and values for nearly two centuries. We believe these are the reasons why our customers consider us to be far more than a store. Brooks Brothers is an American icon. “
SCHOOL HOUSE American Collegiate Craftsmanship
“The School House mantra, “American Collegiate Craftsmanship,” represents the company’s vision for elevating ethical production and reviving U.S. apparel manufacturing on the East coast. For the past three years, School House has designed fashion-forward college clothing and accessories that are socially responsible and crafted with care and quality. Our exclusive collections of men’s and women’s licensed apparel and accessories are Made in the USA and are available at over 50 college bookstores nationwide. .”
“The Banana Jack family and business has always been passionate about the Hawaiian Islands and the artwork inspired by them. We produce and purchase tropical, Hawaiian Island themed artwork, for use in the printing and production of all our Hawaiian Aloha Shirts, Hawaiian Summer Sun Dresses, and Hawaiian styled, beach fashion footwear.”
“100% of the Banana Jack line of Hawaiian Clothing is manufactured right here in Honolulu, Hawaii.”
“Collector’s of this iconic garment look for trademark elements that characterize vintage Hawaiian shirts:
- coconut buttons
- double stitched seams
- button-down facings
- horizontal buttonholes
- the absence of top stitching on the collar
- a top button collar loop
- pattern matching on pocket attachment
- short sleeves
- straight bottom (these shirts are intended to be worn out, not tucked in)
- original “Made in Hawaii” label”
Holy adds: This company also has great hats for men.
“Louise has a unique and intuitive ability to combine colors, materials and textures, creating wearable works of art. All hats are handmade and trimmed with the finest ribbons, flowers, feathers and crystals. Utilizing an extensive collection of vintage blocks (hat shapes), the designs mirror current trends through their color, adornment and workmanship. Praised by the press, Louise Green hats are often featured in magazines, newspapers, television & film.”
“At the 9,000 square foot factory in the heart of West Los Angeles, California, Louise Green currently operates one of the most successful high-end millinery companies in the United States.”
“Each Schaefer Ranchwear garment is proudly American made in our family owned and operated factory, which means we design, engineer, cut, sew and inspect each and every garment featured in the product line. In fact, Schaefer is one of the last full line apparel manufacturers left in this great nation of ours. We not only produce American made garments, but firmly stand behind purchasing American made raw materials right down to thread, snaps and labels. The result of your support is not only heart felt to our small company and its employees, but to the hundreds of folks from coast to coast in the textile industry who provide the finest raw materials possible. Thank you for supporting American made products.
Rick and Lynn Grant, Owners” “Copyright © 2008-2011 Schaefer Ranchwear. All rights reserved.”