Friday, August 16, 2013
L. C. King Manufacturing in Bristol, Tennessee
Dirty Old Factories. (The New York Times, 8/14/2013)
Excerpt: Since 1913, L. C. King Manufacturing Co., of Bristol, Tenn., has been making workwear under its Pointer Brand label. In recent years, fashion designers from as far away as Japan have taken notice of the timeless occupational attire and American craftsmanship. The family-owned company now works with regional and international designers whose cuts and hems transcend the workday for the runway.