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The Amazing Ocean State Gift List

Insights, Tips

We’ve accidentally created the best gift list. Hyperbole may be cheap these days, but this list deserves to be on the top of the Best List list. The beauty of this list is its variety in terms of…

West Fountain Social — It’s a local celebration!

livable cities

If you’re within range of our Creative Capital you’re invited to join our neighborhood’s West Fountain Social this Saturday afternoon. This’ll be a good time for young and old. We’ve got a great line-up of local arts, food…

We’re Rolling Out Rain Capes for Kids

News, Press

Designed in Providence and made in nearby Fall River, these colorful Cleverkid ponchos offer the same attention to detail that has appealed to full-grown people around the world. These Cleverhood rain capes are easy to operate and now enable everyone of various shapes and sizes to experience the rain first-hand.

Send us a Shot of Optimism. Win a Cleverhood cape!

Insights, News

We’ve devised a new Cleverhood photo contest. It’s easy to play. Plus, we have scientific evidence that every player will win a nice prize.  As if that weren’t enough, we’re also awarding 3 distinct Cleverhood capes for the…

Embodied Cognition: When Your Clothes Make You Smarter

Insights

Do clothes affect the way we think? No doubt there’s an emotional factor in apparel. We’re well aware that clothes affect the way others perceive us. Consider the effects of the tuxedo, string ties, culottes, or the very…

We’ll Always Be Inspired by Bill Cunningham’s Kind Rejection – RIP

Thoughts

Dear Susan Mocarski,

Thank you for your thoughtfulness. Your design is so custom compared to the commercial ones. The NY Times insists no gifts so it must be returned. I’ll keep in mind your “Cleverhood.” The poncho is the best for keeping dry on a bike.
Best regards,
Bill

P.S. Your kind note was appreciated and if you spot me again please say hi and remind me of your Cleverhood.

Men Who Wear Capes (updated)

Insights, News

Some men are uncomfortable with the idea of wearing a cape. There could be two reasons for that. First, maybe they don’t understand capes. This garment has the elegantly simple form + function that men typically appreciate. It…

Dreams Come True: 30% off Your Holiday Sweatshirt Cape

Insights, News

You’re missing. I see your lover’s wine glass and the romantic sunset. But where the hell are you? Why don’t I see you there all moon eyed and snugly in your cozy Sweatshirt Cape? You know how lovable you can be.

We’re (officially) Launching New Rain Capes Made in Fall River

News

Cleverhood, the Rhode Island company, kicked-off its new line of rain capes with a crowd-sourcing campaign today. The new waterproof Cleverlites are made in Fall River and reflect the family-run company’s focus on style and performance.

Providencehood party at our place (updated)

News

If you’re within the sound of our blog you’re welcome to attend our next Providencehood on April 26. It’s our own neighborhood watch over the clever comings and goings in our Creative Capital – fortified with local treats.…