Tag Archives: Made in USA

Mill City Fineries Americana Plaid Necktie

Find a way to work a little red, white and blue into your outfit today. It is Presidents’ Day after all. There’s no easier way to do that than with a simple plaid tie like the Americana Plaid from Mill … Continue reading

Posted in Made in USA, Midwest Monday, Ties | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Mill City Fineries Americana Plaid Necktie

Best Made Co. Canvas Field Pant

I’ve always found the look of khaki pants to be a great one for adventuring. Perhaps it’s how they look next to the vibrant greens of forests or the deep blues of a mountain lake. There’s just something about them … Continue reading

Posted in Made in USA, Pants | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Best Made Co. Canvas Field Pant

Castaway Clothing Birdseye 1/4 Zip

I’m all about the originals, but when you can find a quality riff on an original and it’s made in the USA while the original is produced overseas, well I can make an exception for that. And the Birdseye 1/4 … Continue reading

Posted in Made in USA, Sweaters | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Castaway Clothing Birdseye 1/4 Zip

Red Wing Heritage Iron Ranger Boot

So much for thinking that winter might be over and snow-covered streets were behind us. It’s not that I particularly dislike the snow. It certainly looks better than the dirty slush left behind as it’s melting. But I’m sick and … Continue reading

Posted in Made in USA, Midwest Monday, Shoes | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Red Wing Heritage Iron Ranger Boot

High Cotton Champagne Royal Oxford Bow Tie

Here’s a classic bow tie that retains all the advantages of cotton while masquerading as a formal silk bow tie. Yes, the Champagne Royal Oxford Bow Tie from High Cotton pulls off a rare feat. 

Posted in Bow Ties, Made in USA | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on High Cotton Champagne Royal Oxford Bow Tie

Flyover Press Midbest Sweatshirt

This November the rest of the country learned that ignoring the Midwest comes at their peril. I can’t say I’m particularly proud of the way the people of the Midwest have been stereotyped because of that, but I am optimistic … Continue reading

Posted in Made in USA, Midwest Monday, Sweatshirts | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Flyover Press Midbest Sweatshirt

Great Lakes Clothing Co. Highland Plaid

As we begin a new year, I’ll once again be doubling down on espousing all the good that comes out of the Midwest. Of the batch of upstarts that sprouted within the past few years, Great Lakes Clothing Co. is … Continue reading

Posted in Made in USA, Midwest Monday, Shirts | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Great Lakes Clothing Co. Highland Plaid

Chubbies The Dashers

Who says that sweaters should have all the fun? We should be having Ugly Christmas Shorts parties as well. And if you actually happen to be going to one, Chubbies has a complete line up ready to satisfy all your … Continue reading

Posted in Made in USA, Shorts | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Chubbies The Dashers

State Optical Co. Wolcott Sunglasses

State Optical Co. has an ambitious vision for the Midwest. Starting with its Chicago-based eyewear factory, the brand hopes to turn Chicago and the surrounding area into a world class eyewear producing region. The hope is that other brands join … Continue reading

Posted in Made in USA, Midwest Monday, Sunglasses | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Thorogood Dodgeville Boot

Add another name to the canon of Midwestern footwear makers. The irony is that Thorogood certainly isn’t new, it’s just new to me thanks to, no surprise here, Huckberry. The Wisconsin-based company made its first pair of shoes back in … Continue reading

Posted in Made in USA, Midwest Monday, Shoes | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Thorogood Dodgeville Boot