Fashion

Fashion

'Grown and sewn in the US': It's getting easier to buy completely American-made clothing and home goods

While some high-end companies like Brooks Brothers have always made clothing in the U.S., it's been difficult to buy American-made casual clothing because of the textile industry consolidation in recent decades, as several mills closed. But the industry didn't die completely, and now there's a renaissance of startup labels selling U.S.-made products – both clothing and home goods – where the focus is on high-quality U.S. craftsmanship priced competitively with imports.

Watch Sacramento fashion show with clothes created from carpet and other

The Merge fashion show took place in downtown Sacramento at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel on Sunday, July 14, 2018. Designers used commercial building materials to make the wearable fashion.