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Because Milwaukee Denim Co. feels like something that should already exist. How better could we celebrate the manufacturing heritage of this great city? Denim is tough, simple, comfortable, easy and beautiful all at the same time just like Milwaukee. And bringing people together to craft well designed garments with the craftsmanship deserving of their namesake feels like a noble cause. Why do this? We do this because we must.      

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And then hats?

  If this dream was a person, it would be a toddler with all the same body parts as an adult but questionable control over its movement. It's gonna be a big kid soon but until then, we'll continue pushing forward. Milwaukee Denim Co. is about creating beauty and opportunity in a city that deserves recognition for its grit and flavor. We start with hats, really badass hats made of 10-ounce rigid denim. Opening a factory is no small feat so we take baby steps.

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How to Start a Factory

Here we are. This is the beginning of what will surely be a long and difficult journey. This is something worth doing and that’s why it’s going to be hard.  Milwaukee is a town that makes. For too long, we’ve taken this birthright for granted. The persistent offshoring of manufacturing has long taken its toll on the economy and the mindsets of our people. We’re bringing it back one sewing machine and seam at a time.   The best way out is always through. -Robert Frost This is an outlet for that pent up energy. It's a beacon to draw the attention of naysayers and dreamers alike, a movement. Milwaukee Denim Co. is a manufacturer of apparel and accessories for people who care...

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