Tag Archives: Wigwam Mills

My nether regions were revolting


Over the past two years, I have transformed my wardrobe.  Most of the clothes I now wear on a daily basis are made by members of our extended American family.  I wear Wigwam socks, Allen Edmonds shoes, Jack Donnelly khakis and … Continue reading

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An American Icon


If you follow my blog at all, you know I love American legacy brands like Allen Edmonds, Wigwam Mills, Hart Schaffner Marx, Crane Paper and Homer Loughlin China.  Well I recently discovered another iconic American firm that has been producing … Continue reading

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If at first you don’t succeed……


  There have been a plethora of articles within the last couple of weeks discussing the fact that in this Olympics, the Ralph Lauren clothes that our American athletes are required to wear will be made by members of their extended American family.  … Continue reading

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He’s onto something!


I came across an interesting article written by a young business person making clothing in L.A.  Nicholas Ventura has founded the apparel firm Youth Movement in L.A. and has discovered that having members of our extended American family living in … Continue reading

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They are slightly older than me


As you know, I had the great good fortune to visit the Allen Edmonds Shoe Company in September during my Mid-West research trip for my soon to be published book, Simply American, Putting Our Extended American Family Back To Work.  When I … Continue reading

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On the road again!


I haven’t been talking about the book much lately, but I am still working on getting it finished.  The lion’s share of the book discusses great products made by American firms and the stories of the members of our extended … Continue reading

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Once they were lost…


I have never liked the story of the Prodigal Son. I have always identified with the son who stayed home. So while I am glad to read that we can expect a lot of jobs to come home from China … Continue reading

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