Jess Rizzuti

Below you'll find every article on USA Love List that mentioned this brand's American made products. Click through to see what we had to say!

American Made Designer Purses and Handbags: The Ultimate Source List

American made designer purses and handbags are hard to find, so we've put together an ultimate source list for you. While some of these designer purses and handbags are a small investment, all of these brands offer quality products, and many of these brands offer lifetime warranties. Let us know which bag is your favorite in the comments section! American Made Designer Purses and Handbags Customized Leather and Canvas Bag Options from Jenny N. Attention is in the details with bags from Jenny N.  Jenny Nemlekar designs and sews each one of her bags. She uses premium full-grain leather, metal...

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Eco Fashion – All American Made

Are you surprised this stylish outfit is fashionable and eco friendly? Dress from head to toe in eco friendly fashion. It's always the chic thing to do. Have you ever noticed how many supposedly environmentally friendly products are made overseas?  Foreign-made products have a larger carbon footprint and less accountability in ingredients or materials and labor practices. You can count on USA Love List to identify earth-friendly items you can be truly proud to own. Here are my favorite eco fashion finds, all American-made: Five American Made Finds from Eco Fashion Labels Kris Nations Chevron Cuff from Eco Lustre is handmade...

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Made in NYC: Style Made with Love in NYC (1st in a 3-part series)

New York City is a global fashion capital.  Think Sex and the City and Project Runway.  You’re not picturing garment factories though, are you? Let's look at fashion being made in NYC. Fashion Made in NYC A Revival Movement New York’s aptly-named Garment District, used to be a bustling hub of production, is now quite neglected.  But not entirely. Thanks to the efforts of some enterprising designers, the city’s renowned industry lives on. Designers like Nanette Lepore, who, upon realizing that so many factories were empty, joined with a coalition of other labels to connect designers to facilities in an attempt to Save the Garment Center. Now, the New York fashion movement is spreading to Brooklyn. There, a new organization, called Manufacture New York is setting up production space in Brooklyn’s Industry City. The mission is very similar. Conscious Brands Make the Conscious Decision to Produce Locally Designers aren't manufacturing in NYC because it’s cheaper. They’re doing it because they want to support their local economy. Many are also motivated by social and environmental concerns. NY-based designer Allison Parris told HeartSleeves Blog, “[Working in mass market] shows you how little you can control, because even if you visit the factories in China that produce the garments, they know you are coming weeks in advance, so you can’t really trust what you see.” Allison felt that using domestic labor was the clear choice. She...

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