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'Grown and sewn in the US': It's getting easier to buy completely American-made clothing and home goods

While some high-end companies like Brooks Brothers have always made clothing in the U.S., it's been difficult to buy American-made casual clothing because of the textile industry consolidation in recent decades, as several mills closed. But the industry didn't die completely, and now there's a renaissance of startup labels selling U.S.-made products – both clothing and home goods – where the focus is on high-quality U.S. craftsmanship priced competitively with imports.

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Holiday shopping begins at these markets (tell us more)

In this era of global marketplaces, there’s something special about giving a gift that was locally made. Here are the first markets and events of the season for created-in-the-Carolinas goods, offering more than just holiday-specific stuff. We’ll tell you about more in coming weeks.