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Let's Talk About Pockets

Let's Talk About Pockets

Friends. It is 2020, and yet if you shop in the women's section of an apparel company, most pockets can't fit a cell phone comfortably. Can we talk about how...
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

The last couple of weeks have been an incredible test of the American psyche. While race inequality has been a part of the United States since before its inception, the...
State of the Pants Update - 26 May 2020

State of the Pants Update - 26 May 2020

Hi everyone! I wanted to give you all a quick update on where I'm at in the pants prototyping phase. The Pants Now that I've got a pretty darn good prototype,...
OMG! We have a prototype!

OMG! We have a prototype!

We have a prototype! This is a huge milestone for Alpine Parrot - what started as an idea has become one (physical) step closer to reality 🎉 Read on for more information, PICTURES, and more!

Alpine Parrot's Vision and Mission

Alpine Parrot's Vision and Mission

Alpine Parrot exists for one simple reason: enabling people to have fun in the outdoors. Fun lifts us all up, regardless of the circumstances in which we were born or how...
Help Me Make YOUR Ideal Hiking Pant 👖!

Help Me Make YOUR Ideal Hiking Pant 👖!

In order to make a pant that's made to fit YOU, I need to get to know you! I am so excited to have you along for the Alpine Parrot...
Ready for 2020? We are!

Ready for 2020? We are!

Hi Friends, A LOT has been going on behind the scenes here at Alpine Parrot for the last several months, and while we can't share it all with you just...
Let's make a pair of hiking pants!

Let's make a pair of hiking pants!

Our first product will be a pair of women's hiking pants. We share a bit about why and then ask you for your help - what do you love and hate about your pants?
The Size Chasm

The Size Chasm

If you haven't read last week's entry, The Truth About Clothing Sizes, please do so now. This is the follow-on to that post! Let’s say you’re a size 16. You’re...
The Truth About Clothing Sizes

The Truth About Clothing Sizes

Size is just a number, right? Well... sort of? It's a bit more complicated than that.

Today on the blog we've got the low-down on the different size categories and how apparel designers create different sizes from a single design.

Introducing: Alpine Parrot!

Inspired by the beautiful kea, Alpine Parrot is resetting the expectations around who enjoys the outdoors. We’re making clothes for adventure, and we’d love for you to help us!