Brands by State
Made in Illinois
Chicago Candle Co.
The Chicago Candle Co. makes up-cycling look incredibly glamorous by using re-purposed wine bottles that were ultimately headed for the landfill. Each of their hand-poured, drink scented, soy wax candles find their home in one of these beautiful and artful containers.
Chicago Comb Co.
Born from a desire to bring back American manufacturing and build something that lasts, the Chicago Comb Co. is pioneering the return of the metal comb. However, being 100% American made and hand-finished, these combs reach a level of true unmatched excellence.
Ultra-durable, ultra-light Corelle dishware made its pioneering debut in the kitchen in the early 1970s. Owned by Illinois based World Kitchen, Corelle dinnerware has earned a reputation as a premium product because of its durability, in-touch style, and fantastic design. Just look for Made in the USA.
DASCO PRO, Inc. offers a broad range of forged hand tools used for carpentry, masonry, and demolition. Their 89 year legacy brand incorporates time tested design, superior materials, and distinguishing technology. With three production facilities in Rockford, IL totaling 216,000 square feet, they forge angle finders, chisels, hammers, and much more.
Dearborn Denim was built from the idea of giving people access to a great product, made the right way, and sold at an amazing price. Made in Chicago, IL from exclusively US sourced materials, their collection of men's and women's jeans are hemmed to length before shipping and, combining that with their wide selection of sizes, they are effectively custom tailored to you.
When the consequences of staying safe are much more dangerous than being brave, that's when it is time to defy. That's the premise DEFY was built on and it's the inspiration they design into each one of their bags that are handcrafted in Chicago, Illinois.
Known for their quality worldwide, Engelbrecht Grills is a true testament to American craftsmanship and ingenuity. Built in Paxton, IL from a minimum of 90-95% American made materials, each grill is designed to give you creativity in your cooking, whether you're camping or grilling in the backyard.
Since 1923, the Estwing family and its employees have taken pride in designing and manufacturing the world's most durable, comfortable and attractive striking and struck tools. Manufacturing out of their facility in Rockford, IL, every claw hammer, sledgehammer, axe, specialty tool and pry bar is crafted to the highest possible standards.
Inspired by the promotional memo books given to American farmers by agricultural companies for over a hundred years, Field Notes elegantly combines nostalgia with modern needs and aesthetics. Made in Chicago, IL from American paper, they offer standard ruled, graph, and blank paper memo books.
Inspired by the natural beauty that surrounds us everyday, Foxygen designs home goods, apparel and accessories that help you express your own unique style and personality. Based in Decatur IL, each beautiful piece is handmade with love in the USA.
Glass House Shirt Makers
A transparent house of fashion, Glass House Shirt Makers are making the highest quality menswear they can while also being responsible for the environment and the people they work with. Made using small-batch manufacturing, they are extremely dedicated to the smallest of details.
Born in Chicago, IL, Gramovox is a consumer electronics start-up that reimagines vintage audio design with modern technology. Hand-assembled in Chicago using some of the best electro-mechanical engineers, they strive to build quality-manufactured goods with premium materials.
Proud to be the first completely Chicago-made bike since Schwinn production left the city in the ’70s, Heritage is committed to customer service, local manufacturing and eco-friendly transportation. Their collection includes men's and women's bicycles and a child's balance bike.
Since 1999 LFK JEWELS is a leader of handmade in the USA jewelry with a strong emphasis on quality and originality. Based in Chicago, IL, their jewelry designs are created with exotic pearls, colorful semi-precious gemstones, precious metals, unique wrapping and beading details, original and vintage charms, and a touch of their signature sparkle.
Oak Street Bootmakers
Preserving the heritage of fine shoemaking through thoughtfully designed and attentively crafted shoes, Oak Street Bootmakers shoes and boots are constructed from renowned Horween Chromexcel leather. Handcrafted in the USA by shoemakers with over 20 years of experience, they are built for a lifetime of wear.
One Love Candle & Bath
One Love Candle & Bath specializes in soaps, lotions, body butters, and soy candles to help you, your home, and even your pets feel outstanding! All of their products are handcrafted and made using sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.
Oscar Mike is a veteran owned and operated apparel company specializing in keeping injured veterans "On the Move". Through their foundation and the sales of their merchandise, they are reaching out a helping hand to our nation's heroes.
Based in Atlanta, GA, PieBox creates reusable wooden pastry carriers that are handcrafted in Chicago, IL while their leather accessories come from Denver, CO and are sourced entirely from independent tanneries. Wherever you and your pies, cakes or cookies go, the simple and sturdy design will get you there intact and in style!
Designed and made in Chicago, IL by Jamie Hayes, Production Mode's philosophy is one of slow fashion. Their process starts with the provenance, quality, and uniqueness of materials and techniques, and their pieces are ethically-made, built to last, and imbued with authenticity and soul.
Based in Springfield, IL, Sangamon Reclaimed is preserving American history through thoughtfully repurposing 100+ year-old American barns and buildings into beautiful, heirloom-quality furniture and home decor. Founded and built by US veterans, they support military organizations through their Flags for Heroes philanthropy program.
Founded by Deb, a law enforcement officer for over 25 years, Scrappin Cop started as a digital scrap booking website driven by her passion for graphic design, but now includes a beautiful collection of pressed flower and resin jewelry. Handmade in Normal, IL, she creates jewelry that is truly a work of art.
Smith & Bradley
Based in Central Illinois, Smith & Bradley specialize in designing quality watches with high-end style. As a means to thank those who keep us safe, they even offer discounts to law enforcement and military (active or retired) on every product in the Smith & Bradley Tactical Collection.
The Home T
Featured on the hit show Shark Tank, The Home T is a brand with purpose. Dedicated to helping you show off the place you call home, they offer insanely soft tees, apparel and home goods that represent all 50 US states. They also donate 10% of their profits to multiple sclerosis research.
Founded in New York in 1896, Chicago based Tootsie Roll Industries has grown to become one of the largest candy companies in America. With operations throughout North America and distribution channels in more than 75 countries, they manufacture some of the world's most popular confectionery brands.
Based in Hebron, IL, Vaughan family has been manufacturing hammers and hand tools with pioneering ingenuity since 1869. In fact, many of what are now accepted as basic hammer designs - like the distinctive curve of the claw, set of the handle, amd shape of the head - were introduced by Vaughan and they continue that innovative, pioneering spirit to this day.