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This article showcases our top picks for the best Iowa based Fashion companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Fashion industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Iowa Fashion Companies
ShopNation is a content-rich shopping engine for fashion products and accessories. The platform aggregates data from thousands of retailers in categories such as clothing, shoes, handbags, and more while allowing advertisers and publishers to activate their own editorials from shopping widgets to fully-functioning shopping engines.
Shopnation was founded in March 2010 and is based in Santa Monica, California. It currently operates as a subsidiary of Meredith Corporation..
Agora (formerly Baggg.it) is a super duper great way to collect and organize shopping products from all across the internet in once convenient place. Say goodbye to having hundreds of browser tabs open all the time while you’re shopping or trying to keep track of shopping carts on many sites at once.
Easily grab products and drop them into bags right of the webpage! Boom. Now you’re thinking with bags..
AERON Lifestyle Technology
AERON Lifestyle Technology is the world’s leading manufacturer of innovative air care products. We design and manufacturer a wide variety of unique, highly effective, beautifully designed and feature-rich home fragrance and air treatment products for major retails chains in the U.S.
and abroad. We are not huge, but we have an outsized impact on the U.S.
home fragrance marketplace. We have been operating for 14 years and are profitable, growing and financially stable.
Our products capture and harness leading-edge consumer trends to make them the most interesting and attractive products of their kind on the market. Most of our work has been on a custom private label basis for top retail chains and now we are launching our proprietary brand of fragrance and air treatment products.
Our years of experience at delivering successful, large-scale programs positions us very well to succeed with our own house brand.. .
Motorcycle Superstore is a retail company providing motorcycle gear, cheap cycle parts, apparel, and accessories.
Gunderson’s Jewelers are one of the leading jewelers in USA. We provide jewelry like Engagement Rings, Wedding Bands, and Diamond jewelry.
BHFO, Inc. located in the USA is a wholesaler of designer apparels from major clothing brands.
RbBell provide the innovative and easy to install battery operated bike bell which brings ultimate fun and safety in your cycling. We are leading supplier of Bicycle Bell and Bicycle accessories.
We aim to encourage people to get bike bell and enjoy ultimate experience of cycling.. .
Fox River Mills
Fox River is a producer of high quality, knitted technical socks and handwear for the outdoor, athletic, and casual markets. Founded in 1900, Fox River is the longest, continuously-running hosiery brand in the U.S.
and proudly manufactures all of its products in its 240,000 square foot, world-class facility in Osage, Iowa. Fox River manufactures socks and handwear products marketed under the Fox River brand name (www.foxsox.com) and maintains private label programs for many major brands and retailers worldwide.
Fox River is also known for several trademarks, including Wick Dry®, Scentry™, and the Original Rockford Red Heel® Monkey sock — used to make the iconic children’s toy, the sock monkey.. .
Al’s Formal Wear
Al’s Formal Wear is an apparel and fashion company specializing in men’s formal wear.
Stay on top of the latest fashion and impress others with the latest eye accessories. See Stylish is an innovative way to receive your contact lenses at your doorstep.
You pay the same as other major online sellers of contact lenses, but we also send you a free pair of designer sunglasses in our beautiful box. You can also get your contacts send on auto-renewal, so you’ll never have to worry about running out again.
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Neumann Monson Architects
Neumann Monson Architects is an architecture & planning company providing structural engineering and website designing services.
Med-Tec. Inc. (acquired by Civco Medical)
Designer and manufacturer of radiation therapy accessories and systems.
Aalfs Manufacturing Inc.
Aalfs Manufacturing Inc. is an apparel and fashion company specializing in denim and twill clothing.
Blue Fish Clothing
BLUE FISH THEN… Jennifer Barclay, at the age of 17, started making clothing for herself. She could find little to wear that expressed her creativity – clothes that said “I am me!”, that she felt comfortable in, that were fun, wearable, & easy to care for.
Her parents’ washing machine was taken over for Jennifer’s dyeing whims, and her garage at home became a maze of drying t-shirts on clotheslines in every color of the rainbow. From the very start, the word ‘blue’ and the icon of a fish paired themselves together in a playful, natural way to create something that meant more than a color name.
The word ‘blue’ was not always printed in its obvious color selection, and as time passed, Jennifer no longer saw it as a color word but simply as a word free of boundaries… topsy turvy and free to be anything she wanted it to be. The marriage of unusual shapes and colors began, and Blue Fish became a lasting icon for clothing without rules.
COMPLETELY DARE TO BE BEAUTIFUL. EVERYWHERE, WONDER.
Her outside the box thinking with colors and patterns became the defining aspect of Jennifer’s clothing, almost from the start. With dreamlike prints and limitless color, there was nothing else like Blue Fish to be found in the world.
Visiting craft fairs and music festivals on the east coast, the colorful, creative clothing quickly became regionally known. But it wasn’t until friends encouraged Jennifer to attempt the famed New York Pret in 1986, a major trade show, that Blue Fish exploded onto the scene.
Syndicate Hub has been dressing the Quad Cities for over 140 years. The original Syndicate Hub dated back to 1867 when Abe Moritz opened a clothing store at 105 W.
2nd Street in Davenport. It was renamed the Hub in 1878.
In 1955, the Hub merged with the Syndicate, a haberdashery at 222 W. 2nd Street.
Syndicate Hub reopened at 5225 Brady Street in October 1993 then moved to it’s current location of 2211 East 52nd in Davenport in January 2000 where it is locally owned and operated by Mere and Sue Brunsma. Syndicate Hub is proud to be associated with some of the world’s finest high-quality, brand name men’s clothing designers..
Dardis prepares students for life after graduation. We provide exceptional leadership training to young entrepreneurs through real-world business experiences.
We are often referred to as a “Real World MBA”. There is simply no other job opportunity or full-time, paid, internship program for a college student like ours.
Through our training, students will learn what it takes to run a successful small business and be an innovative young professional. For more information, please visit our Web site at www.dardisacademy.com, or “like” us on Facebook..
Superior Printing & Promotions
Superior Printing & Promotions provides promotional and printing products.
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