Category Archives: American-Made

Creative Cuff Links by Five American Artisans

It’s fun to wear accessories that reflect your personality and not just the style of the day. Here are several American artisans whose designs you might enjoy:

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Colorful postage stamps are the key to these unusual designs from HudsonBlue.Celebrate your favorite sport with cuff links from Urban Metal Designs.The cuff links from Beluga Home Studios are special keepsakes, celebrating something unique about you, whether it’s the location of your birth or the day you walk your daughter down the aisle.If you like accessories that are charmingly quickly, check out these cuff links from Mark Poulin.Try Tesoro Jewelry for a different spin on initials.

Regards, Kathy

 

New, Modern Sleeper Sofas: Made in USA

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Apt 2B, a company that makes some very attractive modern chairs and sofas in the USA, says that it has repeatedly received requests from customers to create a sleeper sofa. They recently decided to respond and you can see their new sleeper sofa designs here.

Below are a few examples of the line, which has both queen-size and apartment sleeper sofas in a wide variety of fabrics.

According to Apt 2B, “Our queen-size and apartment sleeper sofas are made in the U.S. with the finest craftsmanship. In fact, most are constructed right in Los Angeles, with certified sustainable, locally sourced materials, so they appeal to the environmentalist in you while not costing a fortune. They have features like solid wood frames, thick innerspring pillow top mattresses, high-density foam cushions and breathable hypo-allergenic fabrics that are easily cleaned.”

 

To see all the Made-in-USA merchandise at Apt 2B, go here.

 

Spring comes to Brooks Brothers with New American-Made Ties

Spring neckwear is hitting the stores,with lots of attractive new colors and patterns.

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Attention Fidgeters, Worriers and the Socially Stressed: This Ring is For You

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What’s New Week continues with an innovative, worry-bead-replacing ring from the Grommet. Are you the person who’s constantly tapping your pen on the desk, bending paper clips or drumming your fingers on the computer mouse? We have something way better-looking for you to play with.The unisex Hammered Spinner Ring is hand-made in Maine and designed to help you burn off nervous energy. Boss driving you crazy? Spin the three outer rings on the wider, sterling silver band to calm yourself a bit.The band is made from 925 sterling silver and you can choose between copper, brass, or sterling silver for the spinners.

They’re quite beautiful, even if you’re having a good day.

What’s New at Todd Snyder (and Made-in-USA)?

It’s New Product Week at the Americanologists and we have lots of USA-Made items to tell you about!

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Today, we’re checking out the “What’s New” section at the Todd Snyder store. The men’s Bomber Jackets (top) are part of Snyder’s collaboration with Champion, and they are among the few items in that collection that are Made in America. They join the previously released -and very similar – women’s varsity jackets (bottom).These Selvedge Jeans are new and Made-in-L.A.This beautiful Lotuff Backpack allows you to go hands-free in style.For the Anglophiles in our audience, here’s a British-style briefcase made by Lotuff in the USA.The Triumph Briefcase is a study in minimalist eleganceTwo new designs have been added to the selection of Thorsun Swim trunks.In addition to the newly released products shown, Todd Snyder offers a variety of other American-Made items. Check them out here.

Regards, Kathy