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These 'American' Clothing Brands Aren't All That American, After All

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 09.29.2015 | Style

It's not always easy to find out where your clothes come from, and it seems to be increasingly harder to find brands that are making their clothes sta...

Building the Lifestyle of Maine into the Soak Brand

Michelle Vale | Posted 07.31.2015 | Business
Michelle Vale

As small business owners, we pride ourselves on delivering a product that is second to none. However, there are many more facets to our brand than pr...

16 Fashion Brands That Are Made In America And Totally Amazing

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.01.2015 | Style

Photo credit: Flynn Skye In a world of fast (and faster) fashion, it's rare to come across a clothing label with the words "made in the U.S.A." H...

40 is the new 20

Michelle Vale | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women
Michelle Vale

After spending the last several weeks gearing up for my big 40... I have to say, I have never felt better.

American-Made Chic Holiday Gift Ideas

Michelle Vale | Posted 02.03.2015 | Style
Michelle Vale

Here is a list of brands I think are making great products for kids, women and men. I encourage you to consider them as you continue your hunt for the perfect gift! Here are a few of my favorite things...

East Austin: Where the Cool Kids Are

Fathom | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel

As a graduate of UT Austin, the free-spirited city has always remained special to me. Back then, I never stepped foot on the east side, as it was the Great Unknown for most. But artists and creatives moved east in pursuit of lower rent over the last few years, and innovative businesses began to emerge.

American Ingenuity Returns

Michelle Vale | Posted 03.08.2014 | New York
Michelle Vale

I am always on the prowl to see what is new and exciting in the accessories world.

Pushing America's Reset Button

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 11.09.2013 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

I want the world to go back to Default and be as it once was, when Congress and the Supreme Court were admired and respected, no politician would publicly criticize the U.S. while overseas, and everybody knew that Hawaii was a state.

The Eight Ways You Can Shop Sustainably During Fashion Week

David Dietz | Posted 11.05.2013 | Green
David Dietz

We've seen Whole Foods lead the organic foods revolution. We're witnessing Tesla drive the electric car movement. It's about time we experience a sustainable fashion movement.

18 American-Made Things We Think Are Just Great

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

A few 100 percent all-American things we think are just great! Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Facebook and Twitter ....

Made in the U.S.: Is America Making a Manufacturing Comeback?

Jules Pieri | Posted 09.14.2013 | Business
Jules Pieri

According to a recent nationally representative survey by the Consumer Reports National Research Center, 78 percent of Americans that were given a choice between an identical product made in the U.S. and one made abroad, would rather buy the American product. Why?

The Last Frontier: The Sustainable Fashion Revolution

David Dietz | Posted 08.24.2013 | Impact
David Dietz

A revolution is coming. No, not in Turkey. This is a different kind of revolution. A revolution inspired by our generation of millenials to bring about positive and lasting change through what we wear.

From Farm to Closet: Made in USA Jeans

Sandy Abrams | Posted 04.30.2013 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

The father and son team of Lawson and BJ Nickol are on a mission to help consumers understand the value of quality products that are Made in USA. They are the founders of All American Clothing.

Why Made in the USA for Babies Is Making a Comeback

Gary Osborne | Posted 04.01.2013 | Small Business
Gary Osborne

As a new dad, I quickly discovered how challenging it is to find beautiful, heirloom quality baby gifts that are made in the USA. I search hundreds o...

12 Iconic American Products Not Made By Americans

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.24.2013 | Business

Some products are just synonymous with America. But these days, your grandmother's apple pie might be just about the only product that's actually stil...

China Bashing Bears Fruit: Apple Moves Bring Manufacturing Home

Peter Navarro | Posted 12.07.2012 | Business
Peter Navarro

You just can't stay in a deal where only one side is required to follow rules or behave in a civilized manner. It is time for Washington to take off the gloves and fight for American jobs like the 700,000 other ones Apple has left in China.

'Made In USA' Label Now Popular In China

Reuters | Nick Zieminski | Posted 11.15.2012 | Small Business

"Made in USA" seems to resonate well beyond the USA. Consumers in China are willing to pay a premium for certain products labeled "Made in USA" bec...

Chinese Embrace American Patriotism

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2013 | Business

* Chinese consumers willing to pay more for U.S. goods * Quality, durability drive reputation * U.S. consumers motivated...

WTF? The Denver Presidential Debate Souvenirs Were 'Made in China'

David Shuster | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
David Shuster

The fact is our purchasing power has an impact on products across the spectrum. Whether we are choosing clothes, food, gasoline, or toothpaste -- we have the opportunity every day to make a difference.

Labor Day: Changing our Attitudes

Alan Uke | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business
Alan Uke

We need to change our attitudes about what kind of products we buy, and what kind of jobs are good enough for our children. We need to have a serious national discussion on the role of manufacturing and industry in creating national wealth and stability.

A Mission to Self-Destruct: America's Culture of Imports

Alan Uke | Posted 09.26.2012 | Business
Alan Uke

In America, younger generations have been brought up in a culture of "free trade," where the pervasive attitude is that "industry doesn't matter." A culture of imports dominates.

Romney's Independence Day Advice: Buy Foreign

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

On this Independence Day, demonstrate patriotic pride by deliberately buying American. Search for that "Made in USA" label. Pick the product that will create American jobs, the one that is an investment in an American company and the American economy.

The High Cost of Cheap Imports

Alan Uke | Posted 08.20.2012 | Business
Alan Uke

A consumer movement aimed at buying American goods, or goods from balanced trade partners, could save our economy. But to do this, we need more accurate information about where things actually come from. We need a detailed country-of-origin label.

PHOTOS: 10 Great American Factory Tours

George Hobica | Posted 08.01.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Who says America doesn't make stuff anymore?

Made in NYC?

Rochelle Behrens | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Rochelle Behrens

I hope it will remain widely understood that 'Made in NYC,' when it comes to apparel, emphasizes a clear values decision, not to mention an adjustment in a fashion company's financials. Decidedly producing product domestically creates inefficiencies for the company and costs explode.