USA MADE

We employ women-owned businesses to cut/sew our garments in the city we're headquartered - Kansas City, MO.  

^Video by Michael Saldivar

Each garment is thoughtfully designed by our founder Hayley and cut and sewn by women in the city we're headquartered...We care about creating garments for you that LAST, and we care about the hands that make them.  We care about fair wages, safe work environments and producing quality luxurious eco friendly fashion pieces.  

Featured in this clip is one of the cut/sew business owners - Laura Treas of @kcsewingcompany - behind the production of our FALL/WINTER INDIGO COLLECTION.  She's an artisan whose hands have carefully produced our products for almost four years. #whomadeyourclothes?

 

We contract-employed a local dye artist - Alyx Jacobs - to HAND DYE our fall/winter collection with INDIGO!

Watch here: 

^Video by Michael Saldivar

 

Our 501(c)3 non-profit program - MADI Makes - raises funds to train local at-risk women to cut/sew our products.  Once qualified trainees graduate from the program, our for-profit - MADI Apparel - may then contract employ the women to cut/sew our products!

Watch here:

^Video by Michael Saldivar

WE CHOOSE TO

MANUFACTURE MADI INTIMATES DOMESTICALLY FOR THREE REASONS:

  • To sustain and create new jobs in our communities
  • To support fair labor conditions/wages
  • To reduce the carbon footprint that increases each time shipments are imported 

Local production team in the SAME CITY as our headquarters - Kansas City!

 

WHY IS AMERICAN MANUFACTURING SO IMPORTANT TO US?

Because our goal is to MAKE A DIFFERENCE in the lives of others - across the street and around the world

  • A cheap price tag = cheap labor.  If you're paying close to nothing for a garment, chances are, the person making the garment was paid close to nothing to make it.  

  • Manufacturing abroad in countries like China and Indonesia does not help our economy - in fact, it hurts us.  Thousands of American cut and sew production workers have lost their jobs over the last few decades as clothing companies have moved their manufacturing jobs abroad for cheaper production.

  • By working with a cut and sew manufacturing team literally in the same city as our headquarters, we are able to oversee and ensure that workers making our undies are paid a fair wage, that environmental standards are met and that child labor and abusive labor is eliminated.

 

Products Designed by: Founder Hayley Besheer

Pattern Design and Construction: Maria Cormier // Maria Rodriguez

Cut and Sew Production: Kansas City Missouri