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.
We haven’t met a designer collaboration we didn’t like. So, ever since we first glimpsed Aldo Rise’s partnership with London-based Ostwald Helgason last Fashion Week, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the moment we can finally get our mits on the goods from the duo’s dive into the handbag-and-footwear realm. Well, the read
We’ll never stop shopping at our favorite big-box stores. But, sometimes, it’s those smaller, hidden gems that feel infinitely more special. Combine that under-the-radar quality with an ethically sustainable business, and you have South Carolina-based Proud Mary — an e-boutique that works exclusively with artisans read