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Woman at Work: Trail Cutter Hadley Johns

Pronouns: they/them Hadley Johns, Trail Worker, USDA Forest Service What does a day in your work life look like? It can look like a lot of things, depending on where I am or the task at hand! My...

Woman at Work: Indy Srinath

Indy Srinath, Community Garden Manager & Mushroom Forager/ Cultivator + Educator, Eagle Rock Farm  What made you start doing the amazing things that you do? After spending time working on organic farms on the west coast, I...

Woman at Work: Plumber Kelly Ireland

What does a day in your work life look like? A day in the life in my industry changes with the wind. I have been on high rise commercial and residential, hospital, pharmaceutical. My work can range...

Women at Work: The Horticult's Chantal Aida Gordon

Chantal Aida Gordon, co-founder of The Horticult teaches a master class in side hustle, and how to ‘see the world through plants’ in any space. What does a day in your work life look like?  Marketing copywriting...

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Woman at Work: Maker Laura Burkhart

Pronouns: She/her What made you start doing the amazing things that you do? I've always been an artist and a maker. I learned to be comfortable with tools from a young age from my mother. My career...

Looking back on 2018

Hello to all our awesome peeps!  2018 has come and gone, but the events of this last year have shaped our lives and our business. We accomplished a lot of ‘firsts.’ We evolved from Moxie & Moss...

FOUNDER'S LIST: 12 Women-Made Gifts for Under $30

Through this year, we've talked and met with countless incredible women, including other small business owners who constantly inspire us with their creations.  We want all their wares for ourselves! But instead of going on a shopping spree, we...

We're Built for This.

An interview with Built for This Filmmaker Eva Moss Take a look behind the scenes...  Getting the first shot!  Dovetail wear-tester, model, outdoorist and tradeswoman Mercy Shammah    The non-stop challenge of getting pants on a mannequin....

Woman at Work: Painter Heidi Clarke

Artist Heidi Clarke didn't just model during our recent photo shoot. She also painted a completely unique, Dovetail-inspired work of art! Afterward, we sat down to explore how taking stock of her life, getting sober and participating in...

Meet our Model Mo!

Our overall model Mo doesn't just rock Dovetail Workwear. She's also an artist, sculptor, wood worker, philosopher, and literal/figurative superstar.  Mo creates beautiful art inspired by loss and mourning. In her studio, she sketches and casts sculptures out...

Women at Work: Wood Artist Katie Freeman

  A few months ago, Freeman Furnishing’s Katie Freeman came to us with a project that made us go gaga: a hand-crafted Dovetail Workwear chair, made of the finest iron and wood. This month, she presented her...

Girls Build: Laying the Foundation for Future Tradeswomen

Co-founder Sara DeLuca shares her thoughts on building the future through clothes that inspire confidence and comfort for our next generation of working women.  For women, the lack of opportunity to learn how to make, build and...

Women at Work: Jewelry Maker Dennae Tirrell

Instead of making stones and metals work around her design, jewelry designer Dennae Tirrell of Cannelita looks to the natural world of shed antlers, local leathers and turquoises to create stunning organic pieces. We chatted about where...


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