Retailer Spotlight: Mr. B Clothing

Successful people often have common personality traits and habits. Certainly hard work and determination is part of the mix, but for those that are successful and content, there’s something more. You’ll find that for these people, there’s a passion for the work they do, a…

The Way It’s Done

Do you know what these items have in common: Crayola crayons, Red Wing Boots, and Zippo Lighters? If you guessed that all of these products are made in America, then you’d be correct. The movement toward supporting companies who are manufacturing products in the U.S….

Retailer Spotlight: The Red Barn Fine Apparel

Over the course of history, barns were often a place for invention—for tinkering around on an idea until it became something real. The airplane from the Wright Brothers comes to mind as one of the greatest inventions to emerge from a barn. What isn’t often…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

MRket in a Winter Wonderland

Do you remember last week’s storm? The storm that shut down offices, schools, and freeways, and dumped upwards of 30 inches of snow on certain parts of the east coast? The storm that had people digging out of walls of snow surrounding their cars and…

Retailer Spotlight: Franco’s Fine Clothier

In our go-go-go world, speed is often one of the things we prize most. Fast internet connection, fast and easy meals—everything is fast. But for true luxury, “speed” is rarely part of the equation. Fine wines, for example, take time to become fine. At St….

Holiday Wishes

Hours of designing, planning, procurement, and craftsmanship go into each garment that St. Croix produces. Every single person plays an important role in crafting the world’s finest and most luxurious knitwear. We’re pleased and honored that our customers continue to support the work we do,…

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….

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…

Handcrafted Legacy

Has anyone ever made anything for you by hand? Chances are, it’s become a cherished gift. Giving something that is handmade conveys thoughtfulness, care and quality. There’s an entire $30-billion-dollar craft industry based on creating, and often giving, things that are handmade. The term handmade…

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…

European Trip and Special Pre-Sale!

Twice a year, our Design Director, Dave Gebhardt, and St. Croix Founder Mr. Brenner make a whirl-wind trip through Europe. They scout trends, literally traveling city to city through the important fashion capitals of Europe. It’s an exciting and arduous effort, but like every piece…

St. Croix Trousers now in stock!

For nearly 60 years, St. Croix has been proud to offer hand-made luxury clothing. Our fabulous knitwear is handcrafted in America. Some items in our collection, like our supreme Crossover Shirts and our specialty trousers are handmade by our Italian tailors exclusively for St. Croix….

Fresh Picked for Fall

Design Director Dave Gebhardt took some time away from his busy travel schedule (more on that another time) to share his favorite pieces from the Fall 2015 Collection. Not sure what to wear this fall? Let his choices be your guide! Textured Knits: From our very…

Retailer Spotlight: The Foursome

This October, award-winning retailer The Foursome in Plymouth, MN is celebrating their 80th year in business! That’s a major accomplishment in the retail world. And when people talk about a “family business”, there’s no better example than the three generations of family all working together…

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…

St. Croix Bicentennial Flag “Flies” Again!

When you make the life changing decision to become a citizen of a country you weren’t born in, it’s not something you take lightly. It’s not a decision you forget making. You take an oath and promise allegiance to that country. When Bernhard Brenner became…

Whatever happened to Mr. Knitter?

Ever wonder where names of things come from? Names like Kleenex have become so ubiquitous that they no longer just represent a brand, they are the name of a thing. Companies often utilize the services of creative agencies and scores of focus groups to land…

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