Fashion's most 'patriotic' brands

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This image released by Ralph Lauren shows U.S. Olympic athletes, from left, swimmer Ryan Lochte, decathlete Bryan Clay, rower Giuseppe Lanzone and soccer player Heather Mitts modeling official Team USA Opening Ceremony Parade Uniform. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauren, File)

Ahead of Independence Day, a New York-based branding research firm, Brand Keys, released a survey published Tuesday by USA Today, ranking the country's "most patriotic" brands.

In fashion and lifestyle, these retailers made the cut.

- Levi Strauss (No. 4, 95%)
- Ralph Lauren (No. 9, 91%)
- L.L. Bean (No. 21, 82%)
- Wrangler apparel (No. 25, 80%)

The association of rugged American culture seemed to catapult one car company to the top of the list: Jeep lead the pack with a score of 98 out of 100. Other iconic brands to make the top five include- in chronological order- Hershey's, Coca-Cola and Walt Disney.

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