Sunday, October 25, 2015

Recent American-Made Purchase

I have a fall cocktail/dinner event to go to in a couple of weeks and was looking for something to wear. I wanted something comfortable and simple, a little bit more interesting than just a plain shift dress, and could easily be worn for future events. This dress fit the bill.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

American-Made Beach Towels

I love that feeling of stepping out of the chilly ocean water to wrap myself up in a warm, plush towel. Available in everything from cotton to bamboo to linen, in neutral colors to vibrant prints, and in a bevy of sizes to suit your needs. Beach towels are a summer necessity for anyone spending time at the pool, relaxing at the lake, or hanging out at the ocean.

Here are nine American-made beach towels and one made in Canada:

Sunday, May 3, 2015

American-Made Weekend Links

Well, hello there stranger. It's been a while since my last post. No, I did not drop off the face of the planet. I just got busy and lost a bit of my blogging itch. If you've been following me on Twitter, though, you'll know that I am still keeping up with my Made-in-USA reading materials. Seems like for a while it was a bit quiet with the American-made news, and then all of sudden... BAM!

Here's what's going on: Junior's NY cheesecake will no longer be made in NYC, photos from the Upstate NY Stickley furniture factory, why Under Armour (UA) should make its athletic apparel in the USA, people are suing over jeans they claim are incorrectly labeled as "Made in USA," the 'Made in New York' program will invest millions to keep fashion manufacturing in NYC, AAM's Scott Paul weighs in on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and currency manipulation, G.E. is ditching finance to get back to profitable manufacturing in the U.S., John Oliver nails it with his segment on the hypocrisy of fast fashion giants like GAP and H&M who manufacture overseas, and more.

Here are 10 articles and videos you need to see if you haven't already:

Saturday, February 28, 2015