“The company is trying to capitalize on the quick turnaround times by having a U.S. factory that offers e-commerce customers ways to personalize their button-down shirts or jeans with multiple-fit choices…” –The Record
East Rutherford company makes “Made in New Jersey” its fashion statement
Designer says a Meadowlands garment district could pay off
Todd Shelton is a clothing designer who wants to make “sewn in New Jersey” a fashion statement.
Shelton, founder of the East Rutherford-based men’s apparel company Todd Shelton LLC, is trying to do something many in the garment industry would call mission impossible. He wants to sell clothes made in the United States, and more specifically in the Meadowlands, rather than manufactured in China, Vietnam, Pakistan or the other countries that produce the bulk of the clothing sold in America.
Shelton also said he believes that his venture can demonstrate the benefits of making clothing in New Jersey, and he is hoping that the state will eventually see the value of encouraging the development of a new garment district in the Meadowlands or elsewhere in North Jersey. Read more….