Although the 1980s were, on the whole, a bad decade for fashion, there was one element it had over today’s styles: 80 percent of it was made in the United
States. Today, we only make about 2 percent of the clothes we wear in
Noble Denim conquered the world with
their Cincinnati- and Tennessee-based line of handmade denim jeans, and
now founders Abby and Chris Sutton and their team are venturing into a
collection of organic cotton knit basics called Victor Athletics in
hopes to make more of an impact with U.S.-hewn apparel.
Chris Sutton, owner and creative director
of Noble Denim, didn’t go to school for fashion or business. In fact,
he studied theology. But he always liked clothes and always liked
working with his hands.