Regional cultures apparent in outsourced clothing manufacturing

Sometime, try sorting your clothes by the continent where they were made. You might notice subtle cultural patterns in how the people in different regions/societies of the world tend to make clothes. The patterns I notice seem similar to what I have seen people in those regions wear, either when I was there or when I have watched movies or TV from those regions.

Looking quickly at my closet, here are the patterns I notice: shirts made in East or Southeast Asia often seem to be half-synthetic blends, have more opaque colors, lighter patterns, darker plaids, or be all one color that is usually not blue; shirts made in South Asia often seem to be either solid light or dark blue or gray, have bolder patterns or brighter plaids, or have higher collars; and things made in the Americas seem to have a kind of broadcloth + jeans or khakis look.

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