Where is Bernie wearing?
Bernie’s coat is from Burton, a snowboard apparel company in Vermont. Of course, it wasn’t made in Vermont. As someone who has traveled around the world to ask where my clothing came from, I took a few minutes to look at Bernie’s jacket. Some thoughts:
1) It’s sold out because Bernie is a fashion icon.
2) The Burton site simply states that the coat was Imported. Sometimes that’s because an item is made in several countries. Nothing necessarily nefarious, but I like to see companies acknowledge where their products actually come from.
3) The Burton CEO visited 5 of the factories from which they source in 2017. That’s good to see.
4) The company has the addresses…