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Category - Insights

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…

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…

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.

April Showers Bring May Flowers — A Manifesto

Insights

It’s not that we’re necessarily happier when it rains. It’s just a matter of making the best of things. Like Bob Marley or Bob Dylan once said: “Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.” Either way,…

April Showers Deal for the Holidays!

Insights, News

Happy April Fool’s to you and yours. This is a big month for us here at Cleverhood (April Showers and all that). We’ll be kicking it off in true Rhode Island fashion. While this custom of playing harmless pranks on this special day is recognized just about everywhere, we’re the state with its own particularly quirky prank. It’s certainly not without its controversy.

Wanna Play Pretty? You May Win a Rugged Rain Cape.

Insights, News

It’s easy to play pretty and we have good prizes for your efforts. We’re offering two brand new rain capes, a Street Cape and a jar of Fox Point Pickles for four category winners. The odds are in your favor.

3 Reasons to Use a Rain Cape in Bike Town

Insights, Livable Cities

Here are 4 reasons to watch this video entitled “3 Reasons to Use a Rain Cape” produced by Clever Cycles of Portland, Oregon. 1. Portland. Portland is a bike town of Copenhagenesque proportions. It’s frequently recognized as one…

Innovations in Worldwide Street Capes

Insights

Like all our apparel, our Polartec Thermal Pro Fleece Cape is made in the US by skilled garment workers. In fact, along with our Sweatshirt Capes, it’s carefully, sewn and crafted about 15 miles away from Providence in Fall River, a former textile capital of the US.