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Inspiration + Process | PROUD Tee

Inspiration + Process | PROUD Tee

Happy Gay Pride Month! At cinder + salt we believe in unequivocal equality among all people. So... we made a Pride tee in honor of all the wonderful, diverse, brave people whom we share this world with. LGBT Pride Month is celebrated every June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Riots in Manhattan. The Stonewall Riots were in response to the NYPD conducting unfair and unfounded raids of gay bars in New York City. On June 28th, 1969 the NYPD raided the Stonewall Inn, a notorious gay bar in Greenwich Village and unbeknownst to them at the time, created a pivotal moment in the...

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Style | Father's Day Gift Guide

Style  |  Father's Day Gift Guide

With Father's Day right around the corner we know you don't want to miss the perfect gift for the guy who has everything. We've compiled a list of our favorite products for every kind of dad.  Photos by Britta Rankl   Chef DadFor the dad who taught you your way around the kitchen Shop our Pints Tee, Beef Butcher Chart Tee and our Pork Butcher Chart Apron, available in store only. Farmer DadFor the dad who knows a hard days work AND the difference between a radish and a turnip Shop our Eat Local Tee,  No Farms Tee and Farmers Closer Tee...

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Design | About This Topic

Design  |  About This Topic

For as long as I can remember I've known I was destined to be an entrepreneur. I also knew I was going to use any and all of my artistic skills to "save the planet" in some way. It wasn't until a few years after i graduated from college that I realized my true calling was exactly that; clean up the Earth by transforming clean waste into art. My handmade looks from 2nd Annual Trashion Fashion Show - Photos by Christine Bartolucci In blog posts titled Design we'll offer up insight on all our design projects. How do we get...

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Adventures | About This Topic

Adventures  |  About This Topic

When i was first began my journey as an entrepreneur i would often visualize a future where i would travel to trade shows, fashion events and go on vacation to inspire my next collection. It's pretty surreal for that to (sort of) be my reality now. And, to be honest, i didn't visualize the dark circles under my eyes, or the mountain of stress aside the lack of quality sleep. Our trade show booth at SurfExpo 2017 As tired as I may be, I feel pretty lucky to have a life so full. In posts titled Adventures we'll give you the inside scoop...

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Profile | About This Topic

Profile  |  About This Topic

One of the BEST things about being a small business owner is getting to meet all your fellow go-getters. If i had known all these awesome folks back in 2011 when i was first getting started, my what a different journey it would have been. Hosting Green Drinks Hartford with Rory of Hartford Prints and our speaker Ray Fraser of Tree Sleeve. In posts titled with Profile, you'll get the chance to meet some seriously ambitious and inspired folks we have the pleasure of calling friends. Aside from operating (super awesome) retail shops in CT, we also wholesale our line...

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