WHY Manufacturing in America is SO IMPORTANT!!!!

“In 1960, an average American household spent over 10 % of its income onclothing and shoes – equivalent to roughly $4,000 today. The average person
bought fewer than 25 garments each year. And about 95 % of those clothes
were made in the United States.
Fast forward half a century.
Today, the average American household spends less than 3.5 % of its budget on clothing and shoes – under $1,800. Yet, we buy more clothing than ever before: nearly 20 billion garments a year, close to 70 pieces of clothing per
person, or more than one clothing purchase per week.
Oh, and guess how much of that is made in the U.S.:

about 2 percent!”

Dedicated to a different mission, Heart of Haute is one of those 2 percent – and that’s a good thing.

Because what our customer knows is that each time they purchase our designs, they are supporting US jobs and an ethical company that cares about the quality of the products it makes.

Throwaway clothes are not good for the environment.


Why purchase so many pieces of clothing that will be worthless after a few uses, when you can own a hand crafted work of fashion created in California?

Quality lasts.

Vintage clothing is desirable because it was MADE TO LAST.

Our Vintage inspired recreations are constructed with the same thought in mind.

Beautiful, classic fabrics and cuts that you can wear and love over time, knowing that the people who made them earned a decent wage and worked in a clean, safe and comfortable environment.

It’s not just our clothing that you are purchasing when you order with Heart of Haute. It is an investment in future opportunity for an ethical business to continue to employ Southern California workers and provide you, the consumer who has a choice, with the best possible product at an affordable price.

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