Author: April Hirsch

The Sky’s the Limit: Graphics To Spark Their Curiosity

Girls Galaxy Graphic Tee

“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” – Neil Armstrong

Americans have always dreamed big. That’s why Neil Armstrong made it to the moon on July 20, 1969. 

Today, we are surrounded by innovation. With a growing database of facts and information at our fingertips, we, more so than ever, have the ability to defy limitations and pursue even the most far-reaching ideas. New technologies pave the way for new thinking, and ever greater possibilities. Just like the  innovators and inventors who came before them, your little citizens can do anything they set their mind to. We are all born curious, all it takes is a little imagination!

Must Have Gifts for the Mama-to-be

gifts for baby

Motherhood is one of the greatest joys in life, but for newly expecting moms, the journey can be a little overwhelming at first. When it comes to caring for baby, there are so many questions and so many unknowns. You’re so tired, yet so filled with love, all at the same time. We’ve gathered a few items to help make the transition into parenting a little easier. Let’s start with the basics…

Let’s Indigo-Go-Go: Trending Blue Basics

Indigo Kids Clothes

Say hello to indigo! It’s no secret that America has a long-standing indigo obsession, and trending this season is a revival of this original American basic. From deep indigo to vintage denim, blues in every hue are popping up everywhere this spring!

Headed South for Sunshine

Celebrating the South

This year, we’ve packed our bags and set out to explore a world a little closer to home. Our trip across the US begins in the south, where sunshine rules and hospitality is a way of life. See how the culture and creativity of the region inspired our latest spring styles.

The United US: Celebrating the World Outside Our Door

Tea Collection Destination US

At Tea, curiosity is at the heart of everything we do. Twice a year, we set off for a new country in search of new inspiration and new experiences. We seek out the foreign, immersing ourselves in the customs, colors, tastes and sounds of distant cultures. We relish in the wonder and uniqueness of our discoveries, and venture to find familiar, common threads.

While it’s always exciting to explore faraway places, there’s so much beauty and diversity right here in our own backyard. This year, we’re staying close to home and getting to know our neighbors all over the US—a nation that’s as diverse in its geography as it is in its citizenry. From sea to shining sea, people are what make this place so extraordinary. Inspired by first nation peoples and immigrants from all corners of the globe, our 2018 collection celebrates the cultures and creative spirit that make us all uniquely American. This land is our land—come explore!

Behind the Design: Introducing Native Artists x Tea Collection

Tea Collection Native Artists Collaboration Styles

The US is home to people of many cultures, identities, and walks of life. Some of us are here because generations ago our great grandparents and great, great grandparents left their home countries and set sail to a new land filled with promise of hope and opportunity. Others emigrated more recently. And then there are those whose ancestry traces back to the first people to call the US their home.

Our 2018 collection embarks on a journey across America, exploring its kaleidoscope of cultures and celebrating the communities that make each region so unique. Honoring America’s first cultures, this season, we collaborated with indigenous artists all over the country to create original art that’s true to tribal tradition and designed to inspire curiosity.

Learn more about the inspiration behind our exclusive Native Artists x Tea Collection designs.

Native Artists x Tea Collection: Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

Isleta Pueblo Pottery Demonstration

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture opened in 1931, with a mission to collect and preserve Southwest Native American material culture. On our visit, we were so inspired by the Pueblo pottery found in the collection that we felt passionate about bringing the patterns to life in our newest Tea designs. Antonio Chavarria—curator of Ethnology at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, and resident of Santa Clara Pueblo—beautifully explains the importance pottery plays in the lives of Pueblo communities.