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Have you ever considered where your clothes come from? No, not the brand name, but the workers who stitched together your outfit at a tremendously small wage. Fast fashion brands like H&M, Nordstrom, GAP, and Forever 21 depend on vastly underpaid workers (as little as $4/hour) to make clothing at alarming rates to meet consumer demand.
WASHINGTON ALLEY is a one-stop-shop for American made men’s clothing and accessories. We are passionate about sharing our brand and other brands that align with our lifestyle and values. The goal is to put all of the best and most unique American made products on one website. Giving our customers the confidence that WASHINGTON ALLEY will only offer them American made products that align with the highest of product values.
Donald Trump wanted to market a line of men’s clothing that would bear his name.
Donald Trump has a lame excuse for outsourcing the production of his clothing brand. The North Face, meanwhile, is proving that it’s possible to keep business local.
Wondering why Under Armour couldn’t make some products in U.S.?
Fast Fashion – a term used to describe cheap and affordable clothes which are the result of catwalk designs moving into stores in the fastest possible way in order to respond to the latest trends.
The SewBots have arrived and they are bringing manufacturing back to the United States. SoftWear Automation, in Atlanta Georgia, has developed robotic technology for the textile industry to automate sewing, significantly reducing manufacturing labor costs. The machines are surprisingly inexpensive and allow for greater precision, higher speed and much longer hours than the traditional seamstress can manage by hand. Not only will this technology help manufacturers bring operations back to the United States with the reduction of labor costs, it will create higher paying technical jobs for American workers. Traditionally, manufacturing jobs are some of the least desirable roles that individuals do not desire due to the repetition, poor work environments (hot warehouse, anyone?) and low wages. High turnover and an aging...
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