Non-Sweatshop companies?

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  1. imageWIS

    imageWIS Senior member

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    Which companies make clothing in non-sweatshop settings / factories? Are any of them represented, directly or indirectly (designers that use AA shirts as a base) on the forum?

    Jon.
     


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    We do...
     


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    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Off the top of my head, Engineered Garments, Helmet of the Will, Edun, Apolis Activism, and 5EP all use good labor practices.
     


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    Just about anything made in Japan would qualify as well...
     




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    tiecollector Senior member

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    What about Rag & Bone? All their stuff is made in America.

    Earnest Sewn as well? Don't buy Levi's for sure.
     


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    Don't buy Levi's for sure.

    what about the more expensive levis lines, lvc for example?
     


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    tiecollector Senior member

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    what about the more expensive levis lines, lvc for example?

    I thought around 1999 or so they moved the last of their factories to Asia. I was reading that their biggest line is the Wal*Mart line. Sad really. Many companies do the most business at Wal*Mart, another reason to not shop there. We could start a whole different thread on this though.
     


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    sad indeed, esp. given the fact that levis are considered "original american" just like zippo or cadillac (at least in europe)!
     


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    Loomstate (apparel)
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    justin hustle Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    a silent chaos, wrath arcane.

    any pro usa company, is a step in all the right directions
     


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    corpus is made in the usa iirc
     


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    Sweet! Any more?

    Jon.
     


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