As with all great stories, it starts with a vest
Building something better
Ritter becomes a reality
After hours and hours of research, plenty of after-dinner chats with my friends, countless internet searches, and a couple of “Am I really doing this?” moments, Ritter was born. Call it nostalgia or an overwhelming responsibility for the future of our planet, but I want to make clothes that you can keep forever. It started with hand-selecting premium materials and specialty finishes that are made to last the long haul. Then we found artisans and partners that share in our values for fair wages, safe working conditions and a commitment to the planet.
So, yes, our clothes look good. What’s the point, otherwise? But the values that we hold as a company are passed down to you in each piece that you purchase. Ritter makes high-quality clothing that the modern working man can be proud to wear. Pieces that are made with fibers from animals that don’t trash their environment, in factories that are woman-owned and run and prioritize healthy working conditions. The saying goes, “If you knew better, you’d do better.” Well, now you know. Welcome to the fam.