Posted by LDonia
• 10/11/2013

It's raining in DC. It's been raining for a few days now and will continue raining for several more days. While we understand that DC weather is not "everywhere" weather, chances are good that it will, at some point, rain where you are one day too.

Thus, today's Fashion Friday is dedicated to perhaps the most under-appreciated garment in existence: the raincoat.

Posted by LDonia
• 09/27/2013
Posted by LDonia
• 09/13/2013

New York Fashion Week ended yesterday and if you’re a regular reader of ManufactureThis, you can probably guess where this is going …

Did you guess “Nanette Lepore?” That’s correct!

Posted by LDonia
• 09/06/2013

If it's friday, then we at the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) are celebrating Made in the USA Fashion. Today's manufacturing fact keeps in that theme.

Posted by LDonia
• 08/30/2013

The tenth season of the summer talent competition, So You Think You Can Dance, is quickly drawing to a close. I suspect, however, that many in the viewing audience may be feel inspired to pursue their own dance endeavours.

But novice ballroom dancer, and near professionals alike can have at least one thing in common: American-made footwear.

It states very clearly on the website for George's Dance Shoes:

Posted by LDonia
• 08/23/2013

The graphic tee is a staple of an American wardrobe, regardless of the age or gender of the person wearing it.

Headline Shirts creates its line of witty tees using shirts handmade in San Francisco and eco-friendly ink. The company’s website includes a wide variety of shirts for adults, and a small section of clothing for children starting at size 2T.

Posted by LDonia
• 08/16/2013

The baseball cap has been a part of the wardrobes of Americans for over a century. If taking into account ancestral versions of the wardrobe mainstay, the hat dates back to the mid-1800s when the Brooklyn Excelsiors wore the earliest versions of the “baseball cap” style.

It is safe to say, the baseball cap is firmly rooted in American culture.

Posted by LDonia
• 08/09/2013

Who says you can’t find a good American-made handbag anymore?

Rebecca Ray Designs offers handbags of all shapes and sizes (in addition to accessories and home décor) that are made in the United States.

The Chagrin Falls, OH-based company makes pieces that trend towards “sporty,” many of which feature leather.

The company’s website states:

Posted by mmcmullan
• 07/26/2013

“Made in America with Love” is the slogan of Rhode Island based Jewelry Company, Alex and Ani. Armed with an innovative design and a fresh take on the continually reconceived charm bracelet idea, the company aims to promote a positive message.

Posted by LDonia
• 07/19/2013

Heading to the beach this summer? Even on a hot day, the sea breeze can make things a little chilly. So, wrap yourself up in something American-made.

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