Our Top 8!
Hey guys, we thought it'd be kind of fun to tell you guys what our top favorite designs we've ever come up with are! And of course, having grown up in the Myspace era, what better amount to pick than our Top 8?! We all remember the days of stressing over how we would ever fit all of our best friends on our top, RIGHT?? This post was just as, if not even harder for both of us! Picking our top 4 designs each is like trying to choose between all of our children. That may be a little dramatic, but whatever.
Varsity Hoodie: I love everything about this hoodie - the fact that it's so cozy, the whole style is so classic and casual, and it's a great look on anyone no matter what your personal style is. It's one of my favorite designs because it's a mix of hand-drawn and digital artwork with a great vintage print, plus it somehow seems new/fresh and old/familiar at the same time.
Get Up and Go Design: This design is one of my favorites because it's one great example of how we collaborate on the designs we make. It started as a concept and sketch Ashli had, and then I redrew it and revised a few times it on tracing paper. It was then scanned and basically printed as it was drawn, and I think that really brings personality and a personal touch to the finished print.
Serendipity Tee: Even though it's an older tee, it's a shirt that I've worn/washed so much over the past couple of years you can barely see the print anymore! The cut of the shirt is great, and even though it's flowy, it somehow still compliments my "curvier" shape without making me look like a box. It's also a perfect light shirt for summer, and layers really well for winter. I love the design because I have always loved the word, the movie, and the meaning behind "Serendipity." Plus I like the cute little animals. <3
Life & Death Design: This design was another collaborative effort between Ashli and I - inspired by a sketch she had made in high school, several years before we even started Haberdashery. I took her original idea and the feeling behind what she had started, and morphed it into the final design. Although I love minimalism and the clean lines of digital work, I have a real love for the designs that are freehanded on paper first; probably because I'm still surprised when I draw anything that looks half decent!
Traveler Pocket Tee Design: What I love most about this tee is that it's so minimal. Louise would be so proud of me for saying that, ha! Travel and adventure is so important to us, and something we want to spend our life doing! Obviously that was our inspiration, but the shirt itself is my favorite because it's just such a staple in my wardrobe. It's perfect for any adventure you have planned in your life.
Stormy Nights Design: Have you ever been sitting at home during a big storm, cozied up with a cup of tea or coffee, and just thought to yourself...man this is the perfect moment. That's what this design is all about! And what better style of shirt to put it on that a soft, cozy, flowy af t-shirt?! It's so perfect to pair with leggings, but also try styling it with some skinny jeans, a long cardigan, and some heels for a date night. The end result is gorgggggg!
Into the Unknown Design: A little back story on this one! We collaborated with The Visuals Collective Instagram page on an exclusive t-shirt design and this was one of the contenders. I'm not going to lie I was a little relieved that this one wasn't chosen. It's just the perfect mix of Louise's minimalist style and my more hand drawn artistic style. We loved it so much we ended up putting it on a sweater, a t-shirt, and a beanie!
Made of Outer Space Design: This one is just so fun. The actual alien and space aspect of it is so cool and fun, and it's mixed with a favorite lyric from one of our favorite artists. This design is also the perfect example of how a design can start off one way and through our design process turn into something completely different and so much better! The mineral wash tee is my personal favorite because it speaks to my more punk rock style, but the crop is perfect for spring and summer!
We hope you enjoyed this post! If there's anything you'd like to see come out from us let us know! That means blogs, designs, etc. We absolutely love getting inspiration from wherever possible, and any feedback is, as always, also welcomed! Make sure you subscribe to our newsletter down below to be updated on all new blogs and to get all the exclusive sales!
-Ashli & Louise