Our greatest discovery on our path as a new company has not been about sourcing the best denim, designing a better pocket, or perfectly fitting a customer (although we live for all that!), it's been about the community experiment we find ourselves lucky enough to be a part of – meeting inspiring people everywhere we go; forming meaningful relationships; seeing into the real lives of really hard-working women; and listening and learning at every turn.
If there’s anyone who can capture the final frontier’s paradoxical beauty, it’s Alaskan fishermen and Salmon Sisters founders Emma Teal Laukitis and Claire Neaton.
Credit: Scott Dickerson Photography
Endless summer transforms in seconds to pitch-black winters. Ice-capped volcanoes roll into lush green hills. And hearty Alaskans like Emma and Claire gain their livelihood out of a bountiful, but deadly sea.
Structural steel and welding inspector Kay Sims has been instrumental in helping us understand the unique needs of women who spend their days playing with fire. Originally an artist and sewist, Sims sat down with us to discuss what it's really like on the jobsite and beyond. This interview is a continuation from our newsletter. Sign up to receive bi-monthly interviews, special discounts and more here.
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