Below is a list of Chicago businesses that are mentioned in various articles. These local businesses all make products in the USA. The ‘Best of’ articles list our comprehensive recommendations based on location. Check out these great local businesses near you!
57st. Design – Furniture maker using hardwood that is built to last.
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Men’s and women’s clothing
What we like: Dearborn Denim & Apparel ethically makes men’s and women’s apparel in Chicago. Indeed, the clothes are designed, cut, and sewn in the USA. Dearborn Denim & Apparel aims to make classic clothing that looks, fits, and feels amazing. They try to keep prices as low as possible, while still paying a fair wage to the workers. Dearborn wants to do right for both their customers and their workers, which is a win-win for all. The brand sells jeans, belts, T-shirts, and more. The website also has a size calculator based on your height, weight, and gender to help you find the best fit, right away. Check out the Dearborn Denim & Apparel website, the clothes really are quite affordable, especially for clothes made in the USA.
Furniture maker using hardwood that is built to last.
What we like: 57st. design is a contemporary furniture brand in Chicago. Their products are designed and manufactured in their Southside Chicago workshop. 57 St. Design uses solid hardwoods and hand-rubbed finishes. This helps ensure their furniture can be easily repaired, and as such, are built to last. The brand draws inspiration from American Shaker to Scandinavian modernism to traditional Japanese woodworking. In 2018 they launched “Design Circulation,” a service that takes back, restores, and recirculates their furniture. Buy directly from the 57st. design website.
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