American Made Since 2011

Patricia Stepniak

Chicago, Illinois
My Dresses and Accessories are made in US, using best natural, organic and vintage fabrics and laces. Every single item is originally designed.

Tell us about your business.

I started do my Dresses in 2011 in Chicago, IL. First I had just one sawing machine, the bolt of beautiful cotton muslin, some vintage laces and head filled up by tons of running around designs, ideas and dreams. Starting with very first picture on my head through patterns, ironing and sawing I make all process by myself. Do I want to grow ~ of course :) and I still dream and working hardly to create and to share my unique world.

What makes your business stand out?

All little by little created handmade with love and care by me. That's make every single item very special and unique. Vintage and Cottage Stylized Clothing by LaParisLaur make everyday very special occasion and let people keep these magic moments forever.

Mark Your Calendar

  • Nominations
    June 3–Aug. 29, 2014

    Nominate yourself or other aspiring makers.

  • Judging
    June 23–Sept. 8, 2014

    Judges will select finalists throughout this period.

  • Online Voting
    Sept. 15–Oct. 13, 2014

    Vote for your favorite American makers.

  • Winners Announced
    Oct. 17, 2014

    2014 Award Winners and Audience Choice Winner announced.

  • American Made Event
    Nov. 7–8, 2014

    Join us for our annual event in New York City.