An Infographic You Have To See: US Production Then and Now

This week we've been celebrating everything America. From 4th of July inspired looks to Made in USA attire, there are so many ways to consciously show your spirit. Today, we're taking a step back to look at just how much the Made in USA scene has changed over the past 80 years. Though we acknowledge that US garment factories aren't always ethical, and factories overseas aren't always unethical, that doesn't mean that this rapid shift towards outsourcing hasn't had a large impact on the fashion production model (ahem, fast fashion). Take a look at the infographic below for a few fast facts about the shift in domestic production.

If you want to read on, statistics come from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, US News, and CNBC

Moral of the Story: Domestic production used to be our thing, and can be again.