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Trying to ID what American style is is as difficult as trying to ID what being American is all about. But if we're going to attempt to pinpoint it, there's something about versatile, purposeful, flattering fashion that feels as red, white, and blue as a deep-fried cherry pie on a stick. We've taken a moment to gather a few pieces that have earned their blue ribbon — and just like we Americans, some of these products are foreign exports (thank you, Scots, for plaid!), but it was U.S. industries that made them the widespread, now-iconic fashion staples they are now (thank you, Woolrich, for the plaid shirt!). Check out the six pieces you probably already own that have that All-American pedigree.
Down-filled parkas and puffer jackets talk a big talk when it comes to bad weather. But, really, how can you tell the one you're thinking about buying online or trying on in a toasty dressing room will actually hold up to colder-than-cold temperatures and other inclement scenarios? A lot more goes into this purchase than read
Over-the-knee boots are almost unanimously beloved. If you're averse to pants, the leg coverage allows you roam free without the constraint of trousers. On the other hand (er, foot), the style adds an extra layer of calf protection over your favorite pair of jeans. No matter how you wear 'em, they're likely a staple in read