Stylish Swimsuits and Cover-ups Made in the USA!

If you are thinking about a  new swimsuit or a nice coverup this Summer then  you must check out these two exciting Made in the USA resources: Tara Grinna and Letarte swimwear.

Designer Tara Grinna has been in the swimwear industry for over 25 years.  She is known for designing flattering collections for all figure types.  Her daughter, Kirsti Grinna starting designing bikinis when she was 14 years old and her sexy line – Kirsti Grinna Bikinis has been featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.  Tara and Kristi Grinna Swimwear is manufactured at the family owned factory in Conway, South Carolina.

Tara Grinna Swimsuit collection.

Tara Grinna Swimsuit collection.

Love this Tara Grinna Tankini

Love this Tara Grinna Tankini

Tara Grinna collection

Tara Grinna collection

Tara Grinna collection.

Tara Grinna collection.

Tara Grinna

Tara Grinna

Tara Grinna

Tara Grinna Swimsuits

Letarte founded in 2000 by sisters Lisa and Michelle Letarte in Maui Hawaii have created the Letarte Swimwear empire which boasts tons of Hollywood celebrity fans and over 50 of their suits have graced the pages of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition for the past 10 years.  You may recall this most recent one:

Letart swimwear

Letarte also makes a line of cover-ups, casual tops, dresses and pants.

Letarte swimwear


Letarte Swimwear collection

Letarte Swimwear

Letarte coverups



Letarte green

Letarte red

Letarte white

Letarte pink

For store locator or to shop online for Letarte go to

Until next time Happy Summer and Happy Stylish Shopping

Made in the USA!!

For Fathers Day – Golf, Grilling & Greens!!

June is here and its a busy, beautiful month!  Its also a month to celebrate all the Dads out there on June 16th.  I am so happy to share all these exciting Made in the USA resources for your Fathers Day gift selections!


GOLF APPAREL Diamond Apparel is a family-owned and operated business located in North Carolina, heart of the American textile industry. Excellence in design, production and service is the standard at Diamond Apparel. Their mission is to provide the consumer with the  finest knit golf shirts possible – made entirely in the USA at a competitive price.  Visit to order.


One of many Holland Grill models.

One of many Holland Grill models.

The Holland Grill Company: Over two decades ago in a welding shop in North Carolina, Brad Holland changed grilling forever.  Grilling enthusiasts  have been enjoying the “Holland System” in backyards, on patios, in campgrounds and tailgate parties since 1988. The “Holland System” is a patented, ingenious system of heat control guards and a drip pan that prevents flare-ups. Simply close the lid and cook by time.   Go to for store locator and great recipes for grilling!

Two other great Made in the USA grill options to check out:

MAK Grills out of Dallas Texas uses a wood pellet system for smokey good BBQ you cant beat!

Vermont Castings out of Vermont makes several high quality gas grills you will want to check out.

Collared GreensCOLLARED GREENS is a company founded by R.Randolph Ashton who was inspired by his travels throughout the USA as a professional photographer to create an American made lifestyle line of mens polo shirts, t-shirts, ties, bow ties, belts and accessories.


All products are made with sustainable green organic cotton.  Collared Greens unique premium quality woven and printed silk ties, bow ties and cummerbund sets are hand made in New York City.

Three ties

Collared Greens

The tie packaging is made from 100% post consumer recycled paper.  Their pique polo shirts are produced in South Carolina from 97% Texas grown organic cotton, and 3% lycra.  The soft, cozy cotton is certified by EDPA USA, Inc., and fully complies with American Organic Standards and Global Organic Textile Standards.


For a retailer near you or to shop online check  out

Until next time happy Father’s Day and happy shopping Made in the USA!