While perusing Facebook, I saw an article link talking about a woman who had "captured the attention of the culinary world with her stunning aprons." Of course I had to go read it.... (at this point, it was a video.... I loathe click-bait links to videos... but watched anyway).
This video talked about how she went from working in a restaurant to making aprons. Well that is awesome - it truly is. The video shows the HUGE factory where they are made - en masse - to be sold at close to $100 and more. And they all look alike (except for the colors).
Please do not misunderstand, this woman rocks. She has captured a dream and is succeeding at it. My issue is that *she* is not making the aprons (although she might design them - it's not really clear), numerous people in a huge factory are. (She does pick the fabrics, etc., so I guess she *makes* them in that sense.)
If you are looking for an apron which is functional, fun, one-of-a-kind, and actually made by the person who claims to be making it, you can buy one of ours.
|Purple and Red Floral Apron, $37.50|
The Sapphire Key aprons are made by me, Sam, in my home. I select the materials, the print patterns, and make the apron-design myself. It takes approximately 4 hours to make one single full-size apron. (Men's aprons take less time - and they look like the "stunning aprons" mentioned above - but better.) Furthermore, not only are our aprons one-of-a-kind and truly made in the USA, they are about a third of the price.
When you finish pondering, click on over to our Etsy shop and support a true small business. If you do not see something that tickles your fancy, message me and I can create an apron that does.