WASHINGTON — “If anyone in this room still questions Made in the USA as a financially viable option, that’s behind you,” Bill McRaith, chief supply chain officer of PVH Corp., said at the annual American Apparel & Footwear Association’s International Sourcing, Customs & Logistics Integration Conference. “It’s done. We are doing it. It has happened. I think there are 400 investments going on right now in South Carolina and its way beyond electronics and automotive. It is absolutely in the apparel sector.”
He said he visited South Carolina in March and saw some of the biggest mills in China — a contingency of about 20 mills from the Shanghai area — looking to set up spinning capability “off of the back of $300 million in investment in spinning that is going on there today through key industries.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"