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Hand-Carved American Outdoor Gear Award Goes to Providence

News

We’re proud to say we got Sassy. That’s not cheeky. That’s the hand-carved Sasquatch of American Made Outdoor Gear Award (AMOGA). Considering the work of the other category winners, we’re very humbled to be hosting Sassy in Providence, Rhode Island for the next year.

Join Our Health Club for ALL Your New Year’s Resolutions

Insights, livable cities, Tips

If you’ve resolved to get fitter this New Year, we have the perfect health club to recommend. In fact, if your resolutions include: trimming expenses, helping the environment, happiness or boosting your real-estate values, our fitness facility is…

Happy Hygge to You this Holiday Season!

Insights

“And I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.’” That’s hygge!

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…