livepoultrydesigns

Tshirts inspired by Brooklyn, Bikes and Chickens!

Brooklyn, New York 2458 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars (359)

livepoultrydesigns

Tshirts inspired by Brooklyn, Bikes and Chickens!

Brooklyn, New York | 2458 Sales

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Announcement    We’ll have our booth set up in Park Slope Saturday October 12 on 7th avenue at 1st street (P.S. 321), and Sunday October 13, 10-6 same location.

Live Poultry Designs creates T-shirts, tanks, long sleeves, children's shirts, dresses, and jewelry from sustainable, eco-friendly fabrics. Each individual garment is silk screened by hand with just squeegees and the best inks on our five-armed press nicknamed "The Beast". Every piece is handcrafted with care and attention to detail. Our pieces typically last 5-7 years or more and just get better with age.

We are now offering FREE SHIPPING on all orders of $35 or more!

A couple of our shirts (NYC Store Signs and Scaffolding Negative) are going to be in an upcoming movie called Safe Spaces with Fran Drescher and Justin Long. Stay tuned for the film release date.

Our Brooklyn Baseball shirt was be featured in Episode 8 of season 2 Broke Girls on CBS, worn by Kat Dennings. Check it out!

Our Monkey tshirt was featured in the Robert DeNiro film "The Intern" that premiered Sept 2015.

Our Brooklyn shirt and our Monkey and Parrot tee were featured on the comedy improv show Freestyle Love Supreme, taking place in Washington Heights. It premiered on Pivot Network.

As seen in NY Magazine, Time Out NY, Mommybites, and others.


We source our blank clothing from the same company in Georgia, Alternative Apparel, that we have partnered with since day one as we have found them to be the best quality, with the most comfortable feel, fit and durability of any clothing available anywhere.

All the raw fabric producers are in accordance with the Fair Labor Association (FLA) Workplace Code of Conduct.

Our commitment to sustainability is defined by creating products responsibly. Over 80% of our garments are made with sustainable materials and processes.

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Like us!
FACEBOOK:
facebook.com/LivePoultryDesigns

Follow us!
TWITTER:
@LivePoultry

INSTAGRAM
http://instagram.com/livepoultrydesigns

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You can also find our gear at several retail shops listed on our About page.

Announcement

Last updated on Oct 12, 2019

We’ll have our booth set up in Park Slope Saturday October 12 on 7th avenue at 1st street (P.S. 321), and Sunday October 13, 10-6 same location.

Live Poultry Designs creates T-shirts, tanks, long sleeves, children's shirts, dresses, and jewelry from sustainable, eco-friendly fabrics. Each individual garment is silk screened by hand with just squeegees and the best inks on our five-armed press nicknamed "The Beast". Every piece is handcrafted with care and attention to detail. Our pieces typically last 5-7 years or more and just get better with age.

We are now offering FREE SHIPPING on all orders of $35 or more!

A couple of our shirts (NYC Store Signs and Scaffolding Negative) are going to be in an upcoming movie called Safe Spaces with Fran Drescher and Justin Long. Stay tuned for the film release date.

Our Brooklyn Baseball shirt was be featured in Episode 8 of season 2 Broke Girls on CBS, worn by Kat Dennings. Check it out!

Our Monkey tshirt was featured in the Robert DeNiro film "The Intern" that premiered Sept 2015.

Our Brooklyn shirt and our Monkey and Parrot tee were featured on the comedy improv show Freestyle Love Supreme, taking place in Washington Heights. It premiered on Pivot Network.

As seen in NY Magazine, Time Out NY, Mommybites, and others.


We source our blank clothing from the same company in Georgia, Alternative Apparel, that we have partnered with since day one as we have found them to be the best quality, with the most comfortable feel, fit and durability of any clothing available anywhere.

All the raw fabric producers are in accordance with the Fair Labor Association (FLA) Workplace Code of Conduct.

Our commitment to sustainability is defined by creating products responsibly. Over 80% of our garments are made with sustainable materials and processes.

*****
Like us!
FACEBOOK:
facebook.com/LivePoultryDesigns

Follow us!
TWITTER:
@LivePoultry

INSTAGRAM
http://instagram.com/livepoultrydesigns

****
You can also find our gear at several retail shops listed on our About page.

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About livepoultrydesigns

Sales 2,458
On Etsy since 2008

WHO WE ARE

We are a clothing company based in Red Hook, Brooklyn, specializing in hand-silkscreened tees, children's clothes, dresses, prints, jewelry and totes. Our designs take inspiration from the industrial buildings, Coney Island, and the waterfront and streetscapes of New York City past and present.

When I (Pete) moved to New York in 1991 to earn my MFA degree in painting at Hunter College, I was drawn to the industrial buildings, bridges, and other structures that make the City such an awe-inspiring place. These structures figured prominently in my paintings.

After graduating I took work as a Graphic Designer (my BFA degree) at various companies around town. After more than a decade of working on other people's projects, I decided I needed a change.

Looking out my apartment window in Red Hook, Brooklyn one day with my wife and son, and admiring the giant "R" sign that once belonged to E.J. Trum company. I thought "why not make a tshirt of that, and sell it at the local diner down the street?"
It sold so well, I decided to design more shirts with the images of industrial structures that captured my attention around Brooklyn, and sold them at the local, and now world-famous, Brooklyn Flea.

Hence, Live Poultry Designs was born! Eleven years later we're still going strong, and have sold our designs to people all over the world.

WHAT'S UP WITH THE NAME?
Well, as a wee boy, I used to trek over tall mountains to a small village, and bring home a fresh chicken so my family....
No, actually, anyone who’s ever spent time in the outer boroughs is familiar with the ubiquitous poultry markets where you can pick out a live bird for dinner. We chose our name from a long defunct market that we lived next door to. The sign was something of a local icon as it was re-purposed as a pop-up comedy club called Live Poultry Laughter (see our version of the sign on our tee design of the same name).

All our clothing is hand-silkscreened in the traditional way, just ink, screens and squeegees (no automatic presses!), on the finest blanks in the industry from Alternative Apparel, with our printing partner in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Due to the handmade quality of our prints, each shirt is a unique garment. Our design studio and inventory storage is in an old Civil War era warehouse in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

FIND OUR STUFF:

Brooklyn Women's Exchange (Brooklyn Heights)

Gowanus Souvenir Shop (Gowanus)

Remedies Herb Shop (Carroll Gardens)

Something Else (Boerum Hill)

Shop members

  • Pete

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    We are an indie clothing label specializing in hand-silkscreened T-shirts, tanks and totes with designs inspired by the industrial buildings, signage, and streetscapes of Brooklyn and New York City. Past and present, iron, not irony.

Shop policies

Last updated on April 23, 2019
LIVE POULTRY
Brooklyn Handcrafted Apparel

Hi,
Our intention is to make the buyer happy no matter what. If you have any questions about the site or our products (such as sizing!) please feel free to contact us prior to ordering.
All our shirts are printed on the highest quality Alternative Apparel stock, using state-of-the-art screenprinting techniques (plastisol, plascharge, discharge, underbase), and usually printed in one to three PMS colors.
Everything is printed by hand by in an old garment factory on the Red Hook waterfront.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
  • Money Order
  • Check
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 21 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 2 days of purchase
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
Items may be sent back within 30 days of delivery for a full refund or exchange. Live Poultry will pay for return shipping with a mailing label emailed to you.

OUR "FIT GUARANTEE"
We know it can be hard to judge sizes from an online shop, so if it doesn't fit, send it back and message us or include a note indicating which size you'd like to exchange it for, and will send you a new one, no charge for return shipping and with a SASE to return to the original order. Please take a good look at the size chart in each listing before ordering :)
In the case of sales, or sale items, the buyer is responsible for return shipping only.
Payment
We accept payment through Etsy's Direct Checkout (preferred), credit card, or PayPal
Shipping
Items will ship within 4 days via USPS (usually sooner, within a day or two), unless the item is backordered in which case the buyer will be informed of the waiting time.

We give a USPS tracking number for every order, but we are not responsible for lost shipping. The buyer must check that their address is correct, and they have the option to request insurance on the shipping, for an additional fee.
Additional policies and FAQs
We welcome all inquiries about wholesale and consignment.
We do not do custom orders due to the high cost and labor involved to do one or two shirts. We'd have to charge a couple hundred bucks for one tee!
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