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Retailer Spotlight: Brown’s

Some of the most successful people will tell you that the path to breakout success is to find your unique selling proposition—what makes you or your product or idea stand out from the rest. Companies that embrace what makes them unique are truly some of the most successful, because they’re very clear on what their […]

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Employee Spotlight: Jessica Brand

Every company has at least one individual who’s a go-to person. The one you can go to for the answer to your question, because even if they don’t know the answer—they’ll know who will. The one you can go to when you need a hand, because you know you’ll get help. At St. Croix Collections, […]

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St. Croix and STOLL: A Partnership of Excellence

There are partnerships that simply just work well together. Partners like Bill Hewlett and David Packard, or Ben & Jerry for example. And Nike’s Air Jordan product line wouldn’t exist without, well, Michael Jordan. In much the same way, the partnership between St. Croix and H STOLL GMBH & CO has impacted both companies, and […]

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Retailer Spotlight: Partners’ Limited

Partners’ clothing store in Lafayette, Louisiana is loving their new location. They recently relocated to a new, stand-alone building in a thriving, energetic part of town. They love that this location brings in lots of new, fresh faces, but is still convenient for their beloved long-term customers. After all, relationships with their customers is the […]

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Retailer Spotlight: Nancy’s Fancys

One of the best things about independent retailers is that they are precisely that: independent. These stores aren’t the homogenized corporate versions of big box retail that removes all individual personality—they are filled with personality. Nancy’s Fancys in Highlands, North Carolina is exactly that kind of independent retailer— a place stocked full of great products […]

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Sales Representative Spotlight: Rick Hencier

Rock-steady is often used to describe people who are consistent and dependable. That description is fittingly applied to St. Croix Sale Representative Rick Hencier. Rick has been part of the St. Croix family for nearly 29 years, and loves it just as much today as when he first began. Rick’s path towards his long-term position […]

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Retailer Spotlight: The Shirt Box

Throughout history, there are so many stories about people leaving home to find their way…seeking something more than what they’ve always known. There are also many stories of those same people coming home…realizing that they already knew exactly where they belonged. Ron Elkus and Rod Brown of The Shirt Box in Farmington Hills, MI, fit […]

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The New Luxury Blend

Innovation takes many shapes. Sometimes it comes in the shape of a new technology or gadget, like the now-ubiquitous iPhone. Sometimes it comes in the shape of putting together two or three existing things and creating something new. For St. Croix Collections, their most recent innovation comes in the shape of several new fantastic knitwear […]

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Big Luxury in a Small Package

There are some luxuries in life that once discovered, you wonder how you ever lived without them. If you live in a cold climate, seat warmers in your car are one such luxury. Or maybe it’s the simple, yet ubiquitous GPS app on our phones. How did we ever get anywhere without that electronic map […]

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Retailer Spotlight: Pinstripes

If you visit Kansas City and ask a local to recommend something to do, it’s likely they’ll point you toward the Plaza. It’s a fabulous shopping and entertainment district near downtown Kansas City, complete with beautiful fountains, great shops and plenty of restaurants. A must-stop shop at the Plaza is Pinstripes—one of the best men’s luxury […]

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Retailer Spotlight: Kannon’s Clothing

St. Croix Collections is proud of its nearly 60 year American-made legacy. There’s a certain comradery among companies that have hit the half-century mark—it’s almost like a club. A club of determined, dedicated people who know that quality and service are the only real way to build a long-lasting venture, and it becomes part of […]

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Employee Spotlight: Karen Godsey

Everything that’s made—from mugs and furniture to the fabulous St. Croix clothing—follows a similar process. For St. Croix, things begin with a strong design, and wrap up the handcrafted process with a final, detailed inspection. But in between the start and finish is a pattern (among many, many other steps). It’s the key to the layout, […]

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Fall 2015 Heritage Collection

In fashion, there are trends, fads and classics. Trends can last a few seasons or a few years, and can even define a decade. Fads…well fads are usually the stuff we look back on and cringe (parachute pants come to mind), hoping they never find new life. But classics live on. Classic looks defy the […]

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Retailer Spotlight: Lindley Clothing Co.

This fall, Lindley Clothing Co. in Omaha, NE will celebrate a huge milestone for any organization, but particularly for independent retail—80 years in business! Speaking with John Lindley, owner of Lindley Clothing, he shared some insights on his business, his philosophy, and what he loves about the industry he’s in. John told us a brief history […]

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Employee Spotlight: Dave Gebhardt

From Urban Trend to Luxury Sportswear Design Director Dave Gebhardt didn’t come to St. Croix fashions by any typical path. His curious and determined spirit first took him to a hip-hop clothing retailer in the 80’s, Edison Brother’s Jean’s West Stores in St. Louis, MO. He started out as a part-time salesman but instinctively knew […]

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Vicuña

When people think of luxury sweaters or scarves, typically cashmere comes to mind. It even sounds luxurious when you say it: cashmere. It rolls off the tongue, as though spoken by a 1950’s starlet, maybe even Marilyn Monroe herself. But in reality, cashmere could be considered the poor cousin to the real luxury fabric: vicuña. […]

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