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Take Care: 4 Steps to Clean Your Dovetail Workwear

You got 'em dirty. Here’s how to get 'em clean. We get it's tempting to wash that dirty laundry in hot water and tumble dry the hell out of it. But like any high-quality tool, this one...

Meg Killen: Stewardship Coordinator, Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation

Tell us about the Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation.  BMWF provides volunteer stewardship for Montana’s 1.5 million acre Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex. We work to keep trails open, restore native habitat, mitigate user impacts, and engage youth and...

Woman at Work: Nathalie Dupre

What does a day in your work life look like? I love my job! Many days, it involves me getting dirty, sweaty, fully exhausted—mentally and physically—by the end of the shoot. My main focus is outdoor lifestyle,...

Sarah M Bharath, Cacao Scientist

Where are you based and what do you do?I’m based on the island of Trinidad, which is home soil for me, as I was born and grown in Trinidad & Tobago. I spend a good chunk of...

Women at Work: Net Your Problem

L to R Nicole, Ashley, Erin and Sara. Nicole Baker, Owner What does a day in your work life look like? Nicole Baker, Owner (Washington): My favorite day of the week is Friday. This is my designated...

Safety for Her Giveaway | Dovetail Workwear x KEEN Utility

Safety for Her Giveaway The Sweepstakes is open to users 18+ in the United States, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees, independent contractors, interns, officers, directors, and agents of Dovetail Workwear and KEEN, Inc., and...

Xtra Dirt: Digging Deep on the DX Ranch Collection

Andrea and Melissa on the DX Ranch. Dog Dally is happy to see you. withSara DeLuca, Dovetail WorkwearKelsey Ducheneaux-Scott & Jenn Zeller, DX Ranch Sara, what’s the DX Ranch Collection? It’s a capsule within our new Spring...

Kelsey Ducheneaux-Scott + Jenn Zeller, The DX Ranch

Jenn Zeller and her horse Dino on the DX Ranch. “The cows don’t care if you wear mascara. But I do.”—Jenn Zeller Kelsey Ducheneaux-Scott, tell us about the DX Ranch.The DX Ranch is a grass-fed cattle ranch...

Woman at Work: Sadé Duboise, Artist

Tell us about your art.  Currently, I focus on portraiture and landscape with an affinity for capturing Black women in all their glory, beauty, and vulnerability. Eyes are truly windows to the soul—I pay special attention to...

A Pocket History of Sexism | Dovetail Workwear

Where did pockets come from? Through the middle ages, satchels ruled supreme. Clothing featured a slit into which you could reach to access a small bag that held your belongings. Then came the 17th century when, finally,...

Crotch Gussets 101

  What is a gusset? A diamond-shaped or triangular insert in a seam to provide expansion or reinforcement. Gussets are found in sleeves, pillows, pocketbooks, and—you guessed it—pants! The word "gusset" was first used in 13th century...

Happy Hour with Dovetail’s Customer Service Crew

L to R: Olivia, Andrea and Lisa TGIF! Tonight, we’re drinking dirty martinis with our Customer Service dream team. You may have met them via email or phone call—now you can get to know some of our...

Black History’s Women at Work

Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting For too long, the contributions of Black working women have been overlooked at best, and  stifled at worst. Here are five stories of women at work that we all should know.   Fannie...

Lauren McGough, Falconer and Anthropologist

Mokala comes to Lauren's glove. What is falconry? Falconry is the art and science of hunting wild quarry with a trained bird of prey, often the raptor’s native prey in its native habitat. What aptitudes does a...

Dr. Jenny Paul, Benthic Ecologist

What does a day in your work life look like?As a benthic ecologist, I study organisms that live on the bottom of a water body. I’ve spent most of my career in freshwater specializing in aquatic insects,...

1 Million R̶e̶a̶s̶o̶n̶s̶ Real, Legit Pockets

We’ve got a million reasons to be grateful for 2021. Literally. We’ve put 1 million legit, functioning pockets on hardworking women across the US and Canada. And we’re only 3.5 years old. If Dovetail were a kid—human...


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