American manufacturing has been one of the talking points in the presidential election, with Donald Trump proposing to dramatically hike import taxes in a bid to bring manufacturing jobs back stateside. While over 12 million Americans still work in manufacturing, the sector has lost more than 5 million jobs since 2000 due to outsourcing and automation. But, there’s one small way that clothing companies have been able to keep their merchandise made in America: by making it cool. L.L. Bean makes its best-selling boots in Maine, and the San Francisco-startup American Giant is capitalizing on Silicon Valley’s fondness for hoodies by selling its U.S.-made high-end hoodies online. The company employs tradesmen in North Carolina to manufacture its premium basics clothing products. Read more at The Atlantic.