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Last-Minute Lingerie: Classy and Made in America

CaitonAraksGuys, if you’re making a decent living, it’s time to stop buying your woman those tacky teddies and scratchy polyester panties made on the other side of the globe. How about some real lingerie in real silk, made in the USA? You’ve got a tiny bit of time left before it’s too late for Valentine’s Day.

AmericanLingerieThe brand name is  Araks, its available online at Nordstrom.com, and the chart above shows exactly how long you can procrastinate before buying it.MadeinUSAlingerieIt’s certainly not cheap, but then, nothing good is.

Hundreds of Made-in-USA Valentine’s Day Gifts From the Grommet

The Grommet is a wonderful place to shop if you are trying to buy more American-Made gifts. Their products are clever and unique; items you won’t see in an ordinary store. And most of them are available for expedited shipping.

This link takes you to several hundred American-made items. Here are some highlights, for him and for her:

FOR HERpjharlow_1PJ Harlow Loungewear:  Classy and luxurious garments.

MiniPurseWendell August Madison Ave Basket Weave Envelope Purse:  A tiny little evening bag for those nights when all she needs is a iPhone and a lipstick.
MadeinUSAchocolateRebrand Chocolates: They’re not only beautiful, they’re chocolate! How can you go wrong?
RedKiteCandyRed Kite Candy: Charmingly packaged sweets for your sweetheart.

FOR HIMskucover_truckersfriendThe Trucker’s Friend is a heavy-duty, multi-purpose tool that serves as an axe, a claw hammer, a crow bar, and more.

walletpen_3The Wallet Pen: It’s harder to lose your pen when it’s connected to your wallet!
lifestyle_comparison_bisonmade_2Bison Made Wallets: Minimalist leather items, beautiful in their simplicity.CardholderMadeinUSAAmerican Benchcraft Riveted Card Case: Tough, straightforward designs for your manly man.