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Stars and Stripes Blanket, $150. Image credit: Mettler's American Mercantile
Our nation's birthday is almost here, so let's celebrate by buying local! American-made fashion can be a challenge to find, but not if you know where to look. Here, I've rounded up locally-available menswear finds that will keep you looking patriotic from head to toe. After all, nothing says "Happy Fourth of July" better than a made-in-America outfit you can wear to all those barbecues!
- From Philly designer/DJ Nigel Richards, the 611 Hand-Dyed Tissue Tee, $110.
- Gitman Bros Linen Shirt, $168 at Hassis Men's in Newtown Square.
- Threads 4 Thought Sunglass Heart Tee, $29.50 at Nordstrom.
- Tisbury Plaid Cotton Shirt, $105 at Mettler's American Mercantile.
- Rust cowl pullover with hood ($70) Black skinny drop crotch sweat pant ($110) from local designer Ryan James Menswear.
- Parke and Ronen Jaipur Holler Short, $145. Ask for them at East Passyunk's Metro Men's Clothing.
- Armstrong and Wilson Mr. King Tie, $110. Look for it at Chestnut Street's Mettler's American Mercantile.
- Hand-Engraved Money Clip, starts at $45 at Bario Neal.
- Printed socks from Philly designer Jay McCarroll, $12 at Kembrel.
- Handpainted Leather Flask, $22. Available via Nice Things Handmade.
- Lele Silk Zipper Scarf, $105 at Arch Street's US*U.S.
- Stars and Stripes Throw Blanket, $150 at Mettler's American Mercantile.
- McAllister Wingtip Oxfords, $345 at Chestnut Street's Allen Edmonds.
- Will Leather Utility Tote, $119 at Kembrel.