07 Jan Your Ethical Guide to Winter Coats and Jackets
Union Made and USA Made Outwear
We want to know the clothing keeping us warm is made under safe working conditions and with organic and recycled materials whenever possible. If you’re reading this, you probably feel the same way!
Fortunately, there are a range of options for the ethical shopper. If you were the one charged with finding the perfect winter coat embellished with your company or organization’s logo, then please use this handy guide to know what options you have.
Customized Union and USA Made Outerwear – Sweatshop Free and Better for the Earth!
We do the research to know what positive attributes a company has so that we can create guides like the one below to help you out!
And remember, we specialize in embroidery and screen printing with unionized shops, so your embellishments are also ethical.
If you have further questions about outerwear, don’t hesitate to ask us!
Guide to Eco and Union Made Winter Clothing
|What You Can Get!||What Isn’t Available Yet…(or, anymore)|
|Union in USA made outerwear in many styles for men and women from King Louie||Infant’s and children’s outerwear|
|More American made Union styles from Rubin Brothers for men and women||Brand names like North Face, Members Only, Spyder, or Burlington Coat Factory made in the US|
|Union made denim and jean jackets||American made Levi’s brand bluejean clothing|
|USA/Union fleece coats, accessories, and blankets||Polartec brand fleece products made in USA|
|Technical, fashionable, and non-greenwashed winter clothing||Low-price point, disposable outerwear that’s actually better for the planet (don’t hold your breath for this to ever exist without greenwashing!)|
|Locally made unisex coats from Akwa||Domestically-made organic/recycled/bamboo – or other eco jackets|
|Union made in USA duck jackets||USA Carhartt union brand workwear (here’s why) (USA options are back as of Fall 2012)|
|Domestically made in a Union shop leather jackets||Faux leather goods made in the US|
|Some union made ANSI high visibility clothing and workwear||Many USA hi-vis styles are not union made|
|USA knit hats, headbands, scarves, and other accessories||f you don’t see an accessory on our site- ask us! We may be able to find exactly what you need ethically made.|