You may not see them in the average mall department store, but "American made" clothing brands are out there, and they’re thriving. Focused on quality and fashion, these American clothing brands are producing clothing for all ages, genders and styles. Consumers sometimes need to look a little harder to find them - but when they find them, they're hooked.
Here are a few of these American clothing brands that we’re really excited about.
Outlier clothing is designed, manufactured, and shipped from Brooklyn, New York. The company was founded in 2008 by Abe Burmeister and Tyler Clemens. They were on a mission to make fashionable clothing for men that was adaptable for the commuting professional, especially cyclists. Learn more about their story and shop their collection on their website: www.outlier.nyc
Topo Designs started their business creating versatile backpacks, all manufactured in Colorado. They have expanded to manufacturing clothing, which is also made stateside in California. View their products on their website: www.topodesigns.com
Ebbets is the go-to clothing brand for vintage sports jerseys and accessories. The company was founded in 1988 and is still run by the original founders. All of their jerseys, ball caps, jackets, and sweaters and cut, sewn, or knit, from original fabrics and yarns. And to top it all off, everything is made right here in America. Learn more about Ebbets on their website: www.ebbets.com
American Giant is an apparel company that takes the best of American style and modernizes it to how people live today. They sell everything from t-shirts to outerwear. Instead of shipping manufacturing and production overseas, American Giant made a conscious decision to evolve their technology and supply chain in order to keep their business in the United States. On their website, they state: “when you buy our clothing, you help revitalize factories, creates jobs and energize manufacturing across the country.” Shop their American-made clothing on their website: www.american-giant.com
Grown & Sewn
Grown & Sewn is an apparel company that creates signature clothing, including khakis and denim. The company was founded by Robert Wesley Magness who worked for Ralph Lauren for 10 years prior to opening the doors at Grown & Sewn. The clothing is made in the U.S. and the flagship store is still in Tribeca, NYC. View their collection on their website: www.grownandsewn.com
Beyond Clothing is an outdoor clothing brand for men. Their clothing is made to endure the harsh elements found in the United States. Beyond uses domestic manufacturers to produce its functional clothing, stating on their website: “Domestic manufacturing allows for a much shorter communication line to the factory. Whether we are producing in-house or with one of our partners, it is much easier to audit quality and produce real-time domestically.” Shop Beyond’s collection on their website: www.beyondclothing.com
Schott NYC is the original designer of the motorcycle jacket. The company started in 1913 in Manhattan's Lower East Side. The jacket are made from scratch with raw materials, including woven rolls of wool, cotton, denim, cowhides, lambskin, horse hides, and other natural skins. Today, Schott NYC manufactures its jackets and clothing in Union, New Jersey, and the company is run by the third and fourth generations of the Schott family. Learn more about how Schott NYC became an all-American brand on their website: www.shottnyc.com
We’d love to hear what are your favorite American made clothing brands. Tell us by reaching out via Twitter (@HomeGrownCotton).