Tag: Made in USA

Danielle Sakry, American made leather goods

Danielle Sakry, American made leather goods

I almost never remember where and when I first heard about a particular brand, but I always make sure to keep it on file. In the case of this brand, I was scrolling down my NUJI feed for some inspiration, when the cute bucket bag […]

5 American Made Jeans

5 American Made Jeans

From left to right, top to bottom, a selection of 5 American made jeans: Todd Shelton – Made in New Jersey, USA Norman Porter – Made in Pennsylvania, USA Copin Denim – Made in California, USA Noble Denim – Made in Tennessee, USA Raleigh Workshop […]

American Made Menswear Under $100

American Made Menswear Under $100

A selection of the best American made menswear finds under $100: Lyonstate Chambray Button Down Shirt – $91 – Made in New England Archival Clothing Navy Waxed Field Bag – $89 – Made in Oregon Wassookeag Moccasins – $115  (yes, above $100, I know) – Made […]

Selection: 5 American made candles

Selection: 5 American made candles

 A selection of American made soy wax candles, from top to bottom: 1- Fragrance: Orange Clove – Made in Nashville, TN 2- Fragrance: Sweet Fig – Made in Brooklyn, NY 3- Fragrance: Moss – Made in Philadelphia, PA 4- Fragrance: Grapefruit/Bergamote – Made in New York, […]

Introducing: Tracksmith, US-made sports apparel

Introducing: Tracksmith, US-made sports apparel

Let me make one thing clear, I do not exercise. I only run for my life and that seldom happens. However, I'm admirative of all the people who wake up at ungodly hours and brave the elements to get their rush of endorphins. There's just one […]

Introducing: Grado, Brooklyn made headphones and phonograph cartridges

Introducing: Grado, Brooklyn made headphones and phonograph cartridges

We've evolved from the victrola to the record, the walkman to the Discman, the iPod to the iPhone, and now the record player is making a comeback, and for good reason.  Nothing quite has that vintage sound like the crisp static from a vinyl record. Nothing […]

Introducing: Shinola, Detroit made watches and bikes

Introducing: Shinola, Detroit made watches and bikes

Based out of the 30,000 square foot, fifth floor of a former General Motors auto research lab, Shinola has in just a few short years branded themselves as an American made precision and quality manufacturer of watches, bicycles, and leather goods. Following mass layoffs, furloughed […]

Selection: 8 American-made neckties

Selection: 8 American-made neckties

General Knot & Co.  Made in New England – $88   Peter Field Custom Made in Chicago – $65 Beau Ties Ltd Made in Vermont – $60 Glendon Lambert Made in Brooklyn, NY – $85 CyberOptixTieLab Made in Detroit – $45   Collared Greens  Made […]

Introducing: Oxford Pennant, US made pennants

Introducing: Oxford Pennant, US made pennants

Oxford Pennant was founded in 2013 by Brett Mikoll and Dave Horesh as a way to celebrate old school American sports traditions. Their pennants are made in the USA (Buffalo, NY to be more specific) and the company only uses natural materials such as wool or cotton. Let me […]

Introducing: American Giant, US-made sweatshirts and tees

Introducing: American Giant, US-made sweatshirts and tees

After a long, arduous quest I finally found my style Holy Grail (hyperbole, much?). Anyways, it's classic, affordable and Made in the USA! Dear reader, I present you with, American Giant's Men's Baseball Jacket. It's made of 100% cotton, heavyweight fleece, reinforced stitching for extra […]

Introducing: Bills Khakis, American made menswear

Introducing: Bills Khakis, American made menswear

After Tennessee, New Jersey and Massachusetts, let's explore the best Pennsylvania has to offer. I did not have to look for long until I stumbled upon Bills Khakis (among many other interesting things). The story behind the brand is pretty inspiring. The company founder, Bill […]

Introducing: Hardwick Clothes, Tennessee made menswear

Introducing: Hardwick Clothes, Tennessee made menswear

Hardwick Clothes (originally known as Cleveland Woolen Mills) was founded in the late 19th century and is still located and operated in the South (Cleveland, Tennessee to be more specific). The company is the oldest maker of tailored clothing in America and its mission is to […]

Introducing: Sterlingwear of Boston, American made coats

Introducing: Sterlingwear of Boston, American made coats

Sterlingwear of Boston's story starts in 1965 as Viking Clothing, until the acquisition of Sterlingwear, then a rainwear manufacturer with a solid sales team and experience in distribution management. Run by the Fredella family ever since, the company thrived and has been the official purveyor of […]

Introducing: Todd Shelton, American made menswear

Introducing: Todd Shelton, American made menswear

Todd Shelton founded his homonymous brand in 2002 and has been steadily growing ever since. While not a household name yet, the brand is one of the few on the market that designs, manufactures and sells directly to consumers through their e-commerce website. American Apparel does […]

Introducing: Shuron, South Carolina made eyeglasses

Introducing: Shuron, South Carolina made eyeglasses

Shuron Ltd is based out of Greenville, South Carolina since 1865 and is one of America's oldest eyeglasses manufacturers (if not the oldest). You probably saw their frames on plenty of Hollywood actors' noses, from Kevin Costner in the 1991 JFK movie to Michael Douglas in Falling Down. […]

Introducing: Dehen 1920, Portland-made outerwear

Introducing: Dehen 1920, Portland-made outerwear

Dehen was founded in 1920 by a German immigrant, William Peter Dehen, who moved to the States in 1903. After holding several jobs at knitting factories on the West coast, and smuggling liquor from Canada during the Prohibition (side business for which he did a […]

Introducing: Norman Porter Jeans, Philly made denim

Introducing: Norman Porter Jeans, Philly made denim

Norman Porter is a denim and leather goods brand based out of Fishtown, a Northern Philadephia neighborhood and founded by two brothers and one of their friends. Read an interview of one the founders here. At the turn of the 20th century, Philly was one of […]

Introducing: Moore Boxer Shorts, Pittsburgh-made underwear

Introducing: Moore Boxer Shorts, Pittsburgh-made underwear

Moore Boxer Shorts is company founded in 2013 by Tim Moore, a then senior year student at the University of Pittsburgh. Featuring premium, 100% cotton Japanese shirting fabric (pinpoint oxford) as well as American made thread and elastics, the brand's goal is to offer comfortable, well made boxer shorts […]

Introducing: Chippewa Boots, US made footwear

Introducing: Chippewa Boots, US made footwear

Chippewa Boots, originally known as Chippewa Shoe Manufacturing Company was founded in 1901 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin as a manufacturer of work, snow and rain footwear. Their boots represent a perfect alternative to Chinese made Timberland boots, which came under fire from Greenpeace activists for potentially supporting slave […]

Introducing: Concord Button Downs, American made shirts

Introducing: Concord Button Downs, American made shirts

Founder Dan Castelline started Concord Button Downs as a tribute to New England, with shirts cut and sewn in a Massachusetts facility and a look that incorporates characteristics found in traditional Ivy Leagues attire. The shirts feature a tailored, traditional fit, a rear box pleat, adjustable round […]

Introducing: Passavant and Lee, American made luxury briefcases

Introducing: Passavant and Lee, American made luxury briefcases

I think I should create a new category for my blog: "Over the top". Because this company's brief cases are over the top in every possible way: from the craftsmanship to the price and the materials used. Every possible way except one: their timeless, understated elegance. Passavant […]

Introducing: the New Amity Workshop, US made swings

Introducing: the New Amity Workshop, US made swings

The New Amity Workshop manufactures only one product (for now), but it's a very cool-looking one. The hexagonally shaped swing is made out of sustainably sourced Black Locust wood, one of the most durable hardwoods in the United States. Thanks to its rot-resistant properties and […]

Introducing: Industry Standard NY, US made jeans

Introducing: Industry Standard NY, US made jeans

Industry Standard NY is a new denim brand founded by Nicole Najafi. A bridge between the east and the west coasts, based in NYC and made in LA, the brand's vision is to offer the perfect pair of jeans without breaking the bank. How do they achieve that? […]

Introducing: Kaehler1920, American made leather goods

Introducing: Kaehler1920, American made leather goods

It's always interesting to discover a century old brand and realize nobody really knows about it. Google Kaehler1920 and you won't find much. The Chicago-based fine leather goods brand was founded in 1920 by locksmith Walter Gustav Kaehler. After witnessing an increase in trunks lock repairs, Walter Kaehler set […]

Introducing: Chief Trunk, American made luxury travel goods

Introducing: Chief Trunk, American made luxury travel goods

Chief Trunk is a NYC based luxury luggage company. What makes it special, beside its well proportioned design, Brooklyn based manufacturing and high quality materials, is its history. Indeed, Chief Trunk is the revival of a much older manufacturer, the Oshkosh Trunk Company, launched in […]

Introducing: California Tailor, American made shirts

Introducing: California Tailor, American made shirts

Launched at the beginning of this year, California Tailor was born from “the desire to create the perfect, American made, button down woven shirt” and it seems that London raised designer Gill Mclean succeeded. The shirts are a perfect mix of British refinement and Californian laidbackness, they […]

Introducing: American Trench, the American made trench

Introducing: American Trench, the American made trench

The name of this brand couldn't be more straightforward. American Trench is a company founded by two friends, Jacob Hurwitz and David Neil, who were looking for a US made trench and couldn't find one. One of the most practical, stylish and timeless pieces one […]

Introducing: S. W. Basics, Brooklyn made organic skincare

Introducing: S. W. Basics, Brooklyn made organic skincare

S. W. Basics is a Brooklyn based skincare brand that makes its products using solely natural and organic ingredients. In order to deliver the most potent skincare, they use only a maximum of 5 ingredients per products. No, there's no typo. Let's ditch the digits: […]