cinder + salt | the salty life

Design | About This Topic

Design  |  About This Topic

For as long as I can remember I've known I was destined to be an entrepreneur. I also knew I was going to use any and all of my artistic skills to "save the planet" in some way. It wasn't until a few years after i graduated from college that I realized my true calling was exactly that; clean up the Earth by transforming clean waste into art. My handmade looks from 2nd Annual Trashion Fashion Show - Photos by Christine Bartolucci In blog posts titled Design we'll offer up insight on all our design projects. How do we get...

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Adventures | About This Topic

Adventures  |  About This Topic

When i was first began my journey as an entrepreneur i would often visualize a future where i would travel to trade shows, fashion events and go on vacation to inspire my next collection. It's pretty surreal for that to (sort of) be my reality now. And, to be honest, i didn't visualize the dark circles under my eyes, or the mountain of stress aside the lack of quality sleep. Our trade show booth at SurfExpo 2017 As tired as I may be, I feel pretty lucky to have a life so full. In posts titled Adventures we'll give you the inside scoop...

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Profile | About This Topic

Profile  |  About This Topic

One of the BEST things about being a small business owner is getting to meet all your fellow go-getters. If i had known all these awesome folks back in 2011 when i was first getting started, my what a different journey it would have been. Hosting Green Drinks Hartford with Rory of Hartford Prints and our speaker Ray Fraser of Tree Sleeve. In posts titled with Profile, you'll get the chance to meet some seriously ambitious and inspired folks we have the pleasure of calling friends. Aside from operating (super awesome) retail shops in CT, we also wholesale our line...

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Lifestyle | About This Topic

Lifestyle  |  About This Topic

Cinder + Salt, our name, is inspired by the residue of a weekend well spent; the scent of campfire on your clothes and the taste of salt water on your skin. For us, that's not just a catchy tagline, it's a lifestyle. Jungle Vibes on a trip to Costa Rica that inspired our SS17 Collections. The guiding principles behind our brand come from a place of respect and admiration for the Earth. As such, we're always looking for ways to improve our lives and our interactions with nature to live on that wavelength. No Farms No Food Ladies Tee -...

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Style | About This Topic

Style  |  About This Topic

We’ve got a pretty eclectic team at cinder + salt and the first thing I notice when everyone arrives in the morning, is their personal style. We spend A LOT of time on branding and making sure we put forward a very specific vision of our clothing line, but we fully believe everyone should style their clothes the right way, for themselves. I can safely say that no one on our team, including myself, truly embody the cinder + salt style. And that’s what’s so great; we’re all wearing the same brand, but in 7 unique ways. Peacock Feather Tank...

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