Designer Guide: Made In USA
Every day it is becoming less and less difficult to come across a label that reads “Made in USA”, and we love it. Here on Garmentory, we have an abundance of amazing designers and labels that design, produce and manufacture everything in the United States. So many, in fact, it’s hard to keep track. So, to help you out we’ve compiled them into this ultimate guide. Here you will find clothing, jewelry, handbags, shoes, art, you name it, all made within the States.
Excuse the total cheese but it’s truly amazing when you know where the things you buy come from. It feels like you’re BFFs with the designer even though you’ve never met them IRL. Plus, keeping things local is a great way to practice sustainability and with this list, it’s actually really easy. So what are you waiting for? Get to know our American-made style squad now.
323: Playful prints and offbeat details rule for this emerging line of womenswear all handmade in Echo Park, LA.
A. Carnevale: Created in New York City, this jewelry brand represents celebration with its use of color, playful designs, and touch of sparkle.
Adam Mar: Durable menswear meant to straddle city life with nature escapes. Milled, washed, and manufactured in the US.
AGMES: Created by sister duo Morgan and Jaclyn Solomon, AGMES is a jewelry line that focuses on geometric shapes, clean lines and modern silhouettes all handmade in NYC
Alex Crane: Products are made by cool people in the United States, specifically New Jersey, Brooklyn and Los Angeles.
Alexa Stark: Working with the Portland Garment Factory, everything in this womenswear line is made using minimal waste production with each and every inch of fabric accounted for in a garment or a work of art.
Ali Golden: Designed and produced in Oakland, California, this womenswear line is the embodiment of the modern urban uniform.
Amelia: A collection of ceramics, apothecary, and other items handcrafted in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Annie Costello Brown: Supersized, geometric works of art all handmade in Los Angeles by jewelry designer Annie Costello Brown.
Another Feather: Minimalist jewelry handmade in Portland and to be worn day in and day out.
Apolis: Well-crafted goods made in the USA empowering the tradespeople and artisans who make them.
ARA: Unique handbags perfect for everyday and travel, individually handmade in Portland
Arc Objects: Jewelry and home objects that are seasonless and bold in their simplicity, all made in New York City.
ARE Studio: A collection of sleek leather and canvas bags made in Los Angeles.
Ashley Rowe: Womenswear built in sturdy fabrics like denim and raw canvas, they are loose, protective and tough, all manufactured in Marfa, Texas.
Ashya: A Brooklyn-made contemporary design label focused on belt bags and travel-friendly accessories for the modern day explorer.
Assembly: An artful approach to men's and women's wear, made in New York City.
Aurora Vestita: Womenswear that combines femininity, comfort and luxury all handcrafted in New York City.
B Sides: Reworked vintage denim (heavy on the Levi’s) in New York City, resulting in one-of-a-kind jeans.
Bartleby Objects: Objects for the home and individual made on a very intimate scale––one at a time and all by hand in a Brooklyn Navy Yard Studio by designer, knitter, weaver, wood-turner and leather-worker, Mary L Chan.
Beatrice Valenzuela: Shoes and jewelry handmade in a beautiful bungalow perched above Echo Park.
Beth: Refined, everyday wardrobe essentials for the modern woman designed and produced entirely in NYC.
Between Ten: Versatile, wearable pieces that translate from beach to city or from day to night all produced in the USA.
Black Crane: Artful silhouettes on easy basics, made in Los Angeles.
blluemade: Fine linen pieces made in New York City’s historic garment district.
BODE: Limited-run pieces made out of repurposed textiles from around the world for one-of-a-kind garments made in New York City.
Botanica Workshop: Organic and sustainable essentials, made with care in the USA.
Bridge & Burn: Apparel and stocks goods made in Portland.
Brookes Boswell: Hats and accessories that mix functional detailing with classic aesthetics, individually constructed in Portland.
Building Block: Simple, geometric bags with unexpected elements, made in Los Angeles.
Calder Blake: Streamlined styles made with stunning textiles, all designed and produced locally in Los Angeles.
Carleen: Quirky prints and ultra-wearable styles designed and produced in Brooklyn.
Catzorange: Signature bags made in Brooklyn with an awareness of the material and the conscious desire to follow the shapes and forms that emerge.
Ceri Hoover: Premium leather accessories made in Nashville.
CHC: Reliable handbags handmade in Chicago out of leather sourced in the USA.
Chen Chen & Kai Williams: A New York design studio turning out furniture, jewelry, planters, keychains, and so much more.
CIE Denim: One of a kind jeans made from hand selected vintage jeans found in New York City, and sorted, sized and deconstructed one by one in Manhattan’s garment district.
Unisex label 69 is a top favorite for two of our favorite boutiques: Brooklyn's SWORDS-SMITH and Portland's Stand Up Comedy. "They are never concerned with the market, but always ahead of it," explains Diana Kim, owner of Stand Up Comedy. Outsized by nature and by design, 69 is an avant garde clothing label established and produced in Los Angeles.
Clan of Cro: This womenswear line implements a sustainable approach in their use of textiles and local sourcing of luxury vintage and deadstock fabric from all over the United States.
Clare V.: Classic shapes, modern detailing and Parisian-inspired charm featured in clutches, totes and more, all made in Los Angele.
Clyde: Sculptural hand block hats made in New York.
Collina Strada: This made in New York womenswear label moved from eco-conscious collection to ready to wear.
Colorant: A made in New York brand that uses ancient dyeing methods to create timeless pieces for the modern customer.
Combines de Filles: A small-batch jumpsuit brand manufactured in Brooklyn and produced locally.
Conifer: Fun wardrobe essentials made in San Francisco.
Correll Correll: A contemporary women’s clothing line that challenges the norms of garment production by reinterpreting the art forms of dying, knitting weaving and crocheting with a focus on local suppliers and producers in New York City.
Corridor: Engaging yet classic pieces that can be worn season after season, made in New York City.
Cresconi: Sculptural leather accessories hand tooled in-house and manufactured ethically with skilled craftspeople in the Los Angeles area.
David Michael: Foundational wardrobe essentials, that are seasonless and genderless, all designed and produced in New York.
DÉSIRÉEKLEIN: A collection of timeless, detailed pieces made in Los Angeles.
Devons Drawer: Ethical heirloom clothing for modern kids made from start to finish within a two mile radius in downtown LA.
Devore Poole: Experts at transforming deadstock fabric into timeless, quality garments and everything is designed, developed and made in Los Angeles.
Doucement: Objects made by hand in New York from beautiful natural fibers and radiant plastics, with the perspective that the artificial should be treated as luxurious and rare.
Dusen Dusen: A contemporary line of womenswear and homeware made in Brooklyn, NY.
E.M. Kelly: Handmade to order, E.M. Kelly’s jewelry is at once soft and sculptural, light and dark, bold and elegant.
Eckhaus Latta: This New York-based label uses primarily recycled and deadstock material to create their one-of-a-kind pieces in Los Angeles and New York.
Electric Feathers: Designed and produced in New York City, Leana Zuniga’s Electric Feathers line is created with versatility top of mind.
Erin Considine: This jeweler’s admirable process is committed to sustainability every step of the way. From natural dyeing to making everything in New York City.
Esby Apparel: Designed in Austin and made in Dallas and New Orleans, this collection has a menswear mentality with silhouettes that are fit to flatter the female form.
Esenshel: A thoughtful, unique headwear collection handcrafted in New York.
Evens: A collection of minimalist silhouettes and dynamic prints designed with textiles that are sourced responsibly and ethically, and almost everything is dyed and printed in-house at their studio in Houston.
Fabiana Pigna: A label of blouses, shirt dresses, and trousers in a casual, minimalist tone, all designed and produced in Los Angeles.
Fay Andrada: Bold jewelry made by hand in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
FEIT: Built-by-hand footwear brand based in New York City.
Fin and Ray: A swimwear label designed by women for women, and handmade in the US using super soft eco-elastics and luxurious spandex/lycra.
FRAME Denim: London-inspired, Los Angeles-made denim.
Freemans Sporting Club: NYC-based men's retailer for handmade goods made locally, specializing in custom suiting.
Index Series: This New York made womenswear brand is centered around a series of relaxed silhouettes where fabric elevates design and details are never lost.
Inga-Lena: A sustainable women's wear label designed and produced in New York.
Gamma Folk: Accessories all crafted in studio in New York using traditional techniques and natural, hand-made dyes to create her modern, statement-making pieces.
Geography 541: Tasseled necklaces and mixed materials handmade in Philadelphia.
Gitman Bros.: Reliable basics made in Pennsylvania.
Graf Lantz: Simple silhouettes and sophisticated shapes meld with unorthodox textures, bright hues and exposed stitching to create this made in Los Angeles bag collection.
GREI.: Limited runs of accessories and clothing predominantly made in New York City and finished in Brooklyn.
Group Partner: The people creating those “It” flowerpots in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Hackwith Design House: Minimalist, pared-down shape made locally with love in Minneapolis.
Han Starnes: Based exclusively in the United States, each collection is created with natural fabrics only (wool, cotton and silk) and is produced locally in the designer own studio in Nashville.
Thao Nguyen, boutique owner of PARC, loves this San Francisco womenswear line. "Everything in her SS17 collection is amazing, especially the color palette. Dusty rose and clay is just perfection," she says. First Rite is a line of California-made classics that makes polished dressing easy.
Heidi Merrick: Bold prints, gorgeous draping and chic silhouettes made in their downtown Los Angeles studio or within walking distance of it.
HEMSMITH: A minimalist fashion brand made in New York for the modern person.
H Fredrickson: A conscious collection made in New York and designed with a purpose based on modernity, art, and sustainability.
HOPP: A longstanding American footwear brand that’s been around since the ‘70s made in the USA.
House of 950: A lifestyle brand made in New York City.
House Dress: Garments designed and made by women in New York, for women who dress for women.
Ilana Kohn: A cool, feminine line made in New York City.
Index Series: A series of relaxed silhouette designed and produced in New York City.
J. Hannah: Timeless jewelry made to order from the designer’s studio in Los Angeles, constructed of solid 14k gold and stones that are conflict-free and ethically-sourced.
Jack + Mulligan: Premium quality bags and accessories for travel, work and sport made in the USA.
James Street: Well made wardrobe staples for children manufactured in small batches on the eastside of Los Angeles.
Jesse Kamm: Perfect wide leg pants, easy tops and slouchy trenches all made in California.
John Elliott: Cool wardrobe essentials produced in Los Angeles.
Jujumade: A diverse collection from handmade bags and hats to jewelry all made in Los Angeles.
Julie Thevenot: A New York made line of avant-garde, playful accessories and decorative objects.
KAHLE: Powerfully feminine, adaptive silhouettes designed and produced by a small team in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Kate Towers: Wearable works of art handmade in Portland.
Kathleen Whitaker: Elegant, minimalist jewelry designed and made in Los Angeles.
Kamperett: A collection of elegant yet relaxed pieces ethically manufactured in California factories, using only the highest quality materials.
KENT Woman: Committed to natural materials for natural silhouettes, KENT Woman is a collection of organic silk lingerie and loungewear basics designed and produced in Los Angeles.
Kordal: Knitwear designed and produced in an ethical manner to support American manufacturing and artisans abroad.
Lacausa: This contemporary womenswear line is made in downtown Los Angeles.
Lauren Winter: Statement designs crafted out of durable, natural fibers such as linen, hemp, and organic cotton, and made in Portland.
Laurel Hill Jewelry: Jewelry made using traditional metalworking techniques, mixing bold stones, with brass and other natural materials, crafted in the wild mountains of western Montana.
Laura Lombardi: Sculptural jewelry handmade in New York City from a melange of new, recycled, and found materials.
Leigh MIller: Lust-worthy jewelry designed and produced in Los Angeles.
Lera Pivovarova: Comfortable overalls hand tailored in Brooklyn, NY.
Lindsay Lewis: Well designed and meticulously crafted jewelry handmade in Chicago, IL.
Lindsay Robinson: This young designer makes each garment locally with natural fibers and many of the fabrics are actually dyed right in her Palo Alto, CA backyard studio using both plants and insects.
Lotfi: Minimal, un-fussy bags designed in San Francisco and produced in California.
Luz Ortiz: Timeless, functional jewelry made in New York City.
Lykke Wullf: This Los Angeles-based womenswear line is locally designed and sewn.
M Press: A streetwear-influenced menswear line designed by Morgane Press and produced in Brooklyn.
Mara Hoffman: Travel-inspired designs and colorful, original prints made in the USA.
Maria Dora: Cozy knitwear and functional layering pieces made in California.
Me & Arrow: Simple, smart and functional clothing and accessories crafted locally by a close-knit team of artisans in Los Angeles.
Megan Huntz: A proud champion of the slow fashion movement, Megan Huntz designs and manufactures her entire eponymous collection locally in Atlanta.
Miansai: Watches and leather accessories for both genders manufactured in the USA by a staff of over 30 craftspeople.
This California-based swimwear line is a fan favorite of Dahlia Brue, owner of boutique IDUN. All of Nu Swim's garments are designed in their California studio, then manufactured at two small family-owned production facilities (one for cutting + sewing, one for manufacturing trims), close and easily accessible from their studio.
Micaela Greg: Effortlessly cool knitwear proudly made in California using the finest quality Italian yarns with the softest hand feel.
Mila Zovko: Mila Zovko is a line of playful, luxury knitwear designed in Vancouver and made in New York City using beautiful Italian yarn.
Minoux: Founded by artist Kristen Robison, each piece of jewelry is designed and handmade locally in Portland.
Miranda Bennett Studio: A collection of seasonless, plant-dyed apparel produced by an all woman team in the USA.
Miwak Junior: Art that is functional for the here and now made in the artists’ Echo Park home studio.
Modern Weaving: Statement accessories made in Los Angeles.
Nahanni Arntzen: Wearable pieces of art made by hand in small quantities in Nahanni’s Portland studio.
Natalie Joy: Each piece of Natalie Joy jewelry is thoughtfully hand fabricated in their Portland studio using both unique and traditional metalworking techniques.
Nisolo: High-quality leather shoes and accessories hand-made in Nashville.
No. 6: Cult-favorite clogs, plus more made in the USA.
Nordet: Premium carry goods and accessories proudly made in the USA.
Noyters: Dog leashes completely handmade in Chicago by the designer, Colleen Wasilewski: She splices the rope by hand, weaves the lace and cuts all the leather with a knife.
Odin: Wearable menswear that’s never too loud and made in the USA.
Off Season NYC: A collection of womenswear designed, assembled and manufactured exclusively in New York by creative partners Abra Boero and Judi Rosen.
Olderbrother: Designed in Portland and made in Los Angeles, this unisex label designs exclusively with eco-conscious textiles, natural dyes, and each and every piece is free of heavy metals, salts and toxins.
Oliver Peoples: Cool and functional optics made in California.
One DNA: Basic clothing designed without the limitations of gender, size, or race in mind, produced responsibly in New York City.
Open Air Museum: A minimalist clothing label where everything designed and produced in-house in Portland.
Open House Projects: Hand carved jewelry made start to finish in New York.
OZMA: Contemporary womenswear that celebrities beauty and is made responsibly in Los Angeles.
Paige Cheyne: Understated heirloom jewelry made exclusively by a team of skilled artisans in Downtown LA’s historic Jewelry District.
Pale Fire: Wardrobe essentials made in San Francisco.
Pamela Love: New York made jewellery with a modern mystic aesthetic.
Pansy: Simple, sturdy undergarments sewn locally in California.
Pari Desai: Streamlined silhouettes and luxe yarns made in Los Angeles.
Patrik Ervell: Forward-looking yet perennially ‘90s-inspired menswear, made in the USA.
Pendleton: America’s most iconic blankets, plus more all made in the USA.
Piece NYC: A functional, feminine and timeless collection made locally in New York from sustainable materials and high performance fabrics.
Pigeon Toe: Everyday ceramic objects turned art, made in Portland.
Plante: Novel, feminine pieces made in New York's historic garment district.
Prairie Underground: A sustainable line of clothing made in the USA.
Primecut: Architectural bags crafted in Portland out of one-of-a-kind hides that are sourced from regional and worldwide leather suppliers.
RAFA: This women's footwear line is designed and hand-crafted by a group of 20 artisans in Los Angeles.
Railcar Fine Goods: Durable jeans, shirts, jackets, accessories, and leather goods, all made in the USA.
Rami Kim: Ceramics bringing character to ordinary objects, made in Los Angeles.
Rask: A womenswear brand with a tight edit of denim, plus cool outerwear, bold tees, and more designed and made in New York by self-taught sister duo Allison and Jannika Rask.
Red Wing Shoes: Quality shoes made in Minnesota and comfortable enough to wear all day long.
REIFhaus: This Portland-made brand blurs the line between edgy innovation and classic sophistication.
Rowena Sartin: A made-in-USA collection that blows out the volume and proportion of classic pieces.
This Los Angeles-based womenswear label is an absolute favorite for Olivia Lucia Perez, owner of Nonna. Town Clothes brings to life simple shapes and loose, flowy cuts with stunning fabrics, colors and textures. Bonus: every fabric comes from overstock or deadstock sources and everything is dyed naturally whenever possible.
Sara Barner: Every bag, clutch, tote and wallet is handmade in Portland using veg-tanned English bridle leather.
Suzanne Rae: Minimalist and sophisticated piece made in New York City.
Seaworthy: Each piece of jewelry is rooted in ancient design, reimagined into minimal and modern pieces, all handmade in Portland.
SEEKER: Genderless and age inclusive garments made in Los Angeles.
Shaina Mote: Garments that combine sleek design with unusual accents and unexpected quirks, designed and made in Los Angeles.
Shahla Karim: All jewelry is designed and prototyped with 3-D printers and then handmade in New York City with recycled sterling silver and gold using conflict-free stones.
Shinola: Durable watches, bicycles, and leather goods made in Detroit.
Silvae: A ready-to-wear line that pays homage to the stunning landscape of the Pacific Northwest, and made with a ton of TLC in New York.
s.k. manor hill: Menswear inspired by vintage garments and classic silhouettes made in New York City.
Skim Milk / WHOLE: Statement making tees and luxury basics produced in Los Angeles.
Steven Alan: Refreshing classics made in the USA.
Stil.: All pieces are designed and manufactured in Los Angeles with a focus on quality fabrics and production.
Studio Mari: Designed and made in Los Angeles by Mari Beltran, Studio Mari is a jewelry collection that features statement pieces with an elegant and easy-going, California-inspired aesthetic.
Study NY: A women's wear brand focused on conceptual design and sustainability, all produced, cut and sewn in NYC’s garment district.
Tanner Goods: Durable bags and accessories proudly made in the USA and guaranteed to age well over time.
Tara 4479: Jewelry handcrafted in New York City that uses recycled silver and gold, alongside conflict-free diamonds.
Tarin Thomas: Handcrafting everything in New York City, the Toronto native is already renowned for her versatile, stackable pieces.
The Northern Market: Multifunctional fiber art for the modern home and lifestyle made by hand in the designer’s Cincinnati studio using the highest quality of materials and specializing in natural dyes.
The Palatines: Los Angeles-made leather flats, sandals and more with comfort-making details.
The Ones Who: A contemporary swimwear line for the modern girl made in Los Angeles.
The Pursuits of Happiness: Houseware objects bringing more art and intrigue into everyday rituals, handmade in Portland.
UNIFORME: Simple, beautiful garments made in New York that are seasonless and easy to wear.
Velva Sheen: Thermals, sweatshirts, sweats and watch caps made in the USA of domestic cotton.
Waltz: This San Francisco-based women's wear line is committed to sustainability through long-lasting, quality-made garments and ethical manufacturing in the US.
WHIT: Womenswear with clean shapes and playful details made in New York City.
Winden: Jewelry crafted each of their beautifully minimal designs in the USA and out of materials that are almost exclusively manufactured locally, the majority of which are recycled.
WKNDLA: A contemporary home and accessories brand that embraces playfulness and individuality, all made in LA.
Wolcott : Takemoto: Clothing made in New York City that puts thought towards fit and quality.
Wol Hide: An intimate collection made in both the US and at small, family-run factories in Peru.
Wood&Faulk: Travel bags, leather goods and accessories built in the USA, designed and primarily manufactured in their Oregon workshop.
Wrk-shp: Clothing and furniture all made in California.
You As: A capsule collection of menswear that focuses on building a lasting wardrobe, made in New York City.
Young Frankk: Designed and handcrafted by artist Christine Young in her Richmond, Virginia studio, everything in this accessories line is one of a kind.