An American Woolen Story: Eun Hong

An American Woolen Story: Eun Hong

When a customer has an idea or an inspirational fabric swatch, a handloom can give them a concrete visual example of their ideas.  The handloom is more efficient and requires a shorter lead time than producing sample yardage in production.  So the customer benefits by seeing confirmation of their design and colors prior to placing a production order.  

The Return of the American Suit

The Return of the American Suit

At the start of the 20th century, the vast majority of American men wore suits not only as a sign of respect but a sign of dignity. The tailored suit was the American man's uniform, both in the office and out on the town.

A New Approach to Luxury

In a recent article discussing the release of Burberry's challenging financial results, Bloomberg reported some striking news. In addition to strategic changes taking place within the world of Burberry to combat stagnant revenue growth, Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Baily, unveiled plans to build a new manufacturing and weaving facility in Leeds, England to produce the label’s signature trench coats. Burberry follows other European luxury retailers, including LVMH and Prada who are investing in dedicated manufacturing capacity in the face of soft trading conditions. 

Made in America Means Something

Menswear retailer, Bonobos, has launched The American Suit collection featuring American Woolen Company's 100% wool charcoal grey pinstripe and grey houndstooth fabrics milled in Stafford Springs, CT. 

FINALIST for the 2015 Martha Stewart American Made Award

American Woolen Company is proud to announce we have been selected as FINALIST for the 2015 Martha Stewart American Made Award in Design.

Visit our page for more information. Public voting begins September 21st for the Audience Choice Award.

Each year, Martha and the editors at Martha Stewart Living honor makers, small-business owners, and creative entrepreneurs in the fields of crafts, design, food, and style. These makers are recognized for their dedication to creating beautiful, quality products and building successful business and communities.