Tag Archives: Wigwam Mills

My nether regions were revolting


Over the past two years, I have transformed my wardrobe.  Most of the clothes I now wear on a daily basis are made by members of our extended American family.  I wear Wigwam socks, Allen Edmonds shoes, Jack Donnelly khakis and … Continue reading

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An American Icon


If you follow my blog at all, you know I love American legacy brands like Allen Edmonds, Wigwam Mills, Hart Schaffner Marx, Crane Paper and Homer Loughlin China.  Well I recently discovered another iconic American firm that has been producing … Continue reading

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They are slightly older than me


As you know, I had the great good fortune to visit the Allen Edmonds Shoe Company in September during my Mid-West research trip for my soon to be published book, Simply American, Putting Our Extended American Family Back To Work.  When I … Continue reading

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On the road again!


I haven’t been talking about the book much lately, but I am still working on getting it finished.  The lion’s share of the book discusses great products made by American firms and the stories of the members of our extended … Continue reading

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Once they were lost…


I have never liked the story of the Prodigal Son. I have always identified with the son who stayed home. So while I am glad to read that we can expect a lot of jobs to come home from China … Continue reading

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Sign me up!


I read a great story about a couple in Ocean City, New Jersey who have opened their own “Made in America” store. John and Kathy Settelen opened their store, OC to Shining Sea, on the Boardwalk in Ocean City.  They have been doing … Continue reading

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Putting your best foot forward


One of the first companies I contacted when I began to write my book, Simply American, Putting Our Extended American Family Back to Work, was Wigwam Mills.  Wigwam is the premier manufacturer of socks in the U.S.; their plant in Sheboygan, … Continue reading

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