A Guide To Buying American-made Wardrobe

We all like to be able to say we’re supporting American businesses. Sure, American Apparel is the classic example, but many disagree with their ethics and think the quality of their clothes is sub-par. Here is my collection of the best quality American-made clothing.

Flint & Tinder (PA) is a company which recently completed Kickstarter funding and will start shipping in late August. Using SUPIMA cotton, a solar powered facility in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania is making the boxers, briefs and boxer-briefs now. The business also also sells white t-shirts and v-necks.
Everlane [AL] (CA) sells t-shirts aiming to compete with designer brands for a reasonable price. Made in Los Angeles, these shirts are composed of 100% combed cotton, pre-shrunk. The company also sells tote and weekend bags, along with belts and bow ties.
Dress Shirts
Taylor Stitch makes button down shirts in California. While some might suggest a slightly different route pursuing custom dress shirts with a company like Blank Label or Indochino, neither of those state where the products are made.
Jack Donnelly makes khaki pants and shorts in the USA. Imogene and Willie makes jeans, khakis and pajama pants (not to mention dress shirts, shoes and posters). Tellason also makes jeans.
General Knot & Co. makes neckties, bow ties and pocket squares. Wood and Faulk makes handkerchiefs, along with F R E E / M A N
Leather Goods & Accessories
Tanner Goods (OR) makes belts, dog leashes, lanyards, wallets, and some other items. Kaufmann Mercantile (CA) makes a leather tool pouch in California. Artifact (NE) makes some neat bags, and CYDWOQ (CA) makes some equally interesting shoes. Here’s a handcrafted leather flask made in North Carolina by Fleet Co (NC) who also makes a large variety of other handmade leather products. Makr Carry Goods (FL) makes iPhone and eyeglass cases along with other products like keychains, wallets, and bags. Wood and Faulk (OR) makes watch straps along intricate silk screened handkerchiefs, camping stools with the usual suspects (bags & belts) also in attendance. LAYERxlayer crafts pouches, bags, and a quirky wooden tree for hanging items. Capital handmakes their sunglasses in California. Ugmonk sells a handmade, premium leather wrap-around journal. F R E E / M A N makes bags, dress shirts, shoes and pocket squares. The Hill-Side has a nice collection of USA made clothes as well.
The one thing I really wish I could find is plain white cotton socks. Or black ones for that matter. A solid color, American made sock that wasn’t poorly made.
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