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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

21 Beautiful Briefcases: Made in USA

For most of us, the routine is pretty much the same. Get up, get dressed, grab your bag and head off to work. If a briefcase is your style, these fine looking examples are Made-in-the-USA.Jackson_WayneA beautiful design from Jackson Wayne Leather.filsonbriefcase

Filson makes a range of rugged-looking briefcase.

imageOrvis, the 160-year-old retailer fom Vermont, offers this WWII Navigator’s briefcase .buffalobriefcaseThe Navigator briefcase also comes in Buffalo hide.jackgeorge_briefcaseJack George has multiple briefcase styles.harvysbagsHarvey’s  makes bags out of excess seatbelt material.  They offer multiple styles that can be used as business bags. shinolabriefcaseusaShinola has multiples bags that can be used for business.LifetimeLeather_briefcaseLifetime Leather Company men’s leather briefcaselittlebriefcaseusaThe Colonel Littleton No. 1 Saddlebag Briefcase.

tan_harness_belting_leather_english_briefcase_frank_clegg_made_in-usa_1Frank Clegg has a large selection of impeccably-made briefcases.lotuffbriefcaseusaThe Lotuff Triumph briefcase offers beautiful simplicity and style.mailbagbriefcaseusaThe American Steerhide Mailbag Brief.BootleggerBagUSAFor the adventurous guy, there’s the faux-crocodile-patterned Bootlegger Bag.bookbagusaThe #83 Leather Bookbag.

The JPLC Courier Ruc Case in black grain leatherThe Courier Ruck Case from J. Panther Luggage Company can be carried in three different ways: over the shoulder, as a ruck sack and with the traditional handles of a briefcaseUntitled

The Document Case from JW Hulme is guaranteed for life and designed to hold all matter of important paperwork and hardware.JackGeorges Jack Georges Classic Leather Briefcases are made in New Jersey from vegetable tanned belting leather.

Ghurka carries vintage bags from the years when the company still manufactured in Norwalk, Connecticut. The stock changes frequently but there are usually multiple briefcases.


Three New American-Made Duffel Bags to Add to Our Mega-List.

We’ve just updated our post “22 Terrific Duffel Bags Made in the USA” with three beautiful new additions. woven-duffel 9-df_dufflebagOrvis Tartan DuffelHead on over to the full post to see all the USA-made choices.

Hey, Orvis! What’s New? (and Made in America)

The current Labor Day Sale at Orvis gives you $20 off a $100 purchase with code SAVE20. Happy Shopping!

We checked out the Orvis site this week and they have some new merchandise that’s not only really fine-looking, but Made in the USA.PattinsonIIJacket

The Pattinson II JacketBootleggerDuffel

The Bootlegger Small Duffel.DirtySuedeBoot

Dirty Suede Boots.CaptoeOxford

Made in USA Cap-Toe Oxford.OrvisGokeyToteGokey Montana Morning Leather Totes.WisconsinJacketWisconsin Jacket.SantaRosaBootSanta Rosa Western Boots.OrvisCafeHatWestern Cafe Hat.SuedeOutBootsGokey Suede-Out Chukka BootGokeyWedgeBootGokey Bison Leather Wedge OxfordGokeyMocassinGokey® Lug-Sole Camp Moccasin.

Regards, Kathy

8 Great Tote Designs From Harvey’s Seatbelt Bags: Made in USA

Harvey’s makes its bags out of excess seat belt material, which not only makes them strong, but gives them an appealing shine. The early bags were pretty basic, but as time has gone on, the designs of their Tote Bags, particularly, have gotten more stylish and sophisticated. Here are a few examples, all of which can be found at this linkHarveysseatbeltHarveysBags2HarveysBags3HarveysBags1HarveysBags6HarveysBags4HarveysBags7HarveysBags9