Join us every weekend in July for print-your-own fun and special collaborations with local artists
Welcome to summer! We're excited to announce our summer event series Fresh Pressed: Print + Design which will take place every Friday in July 4-7pm and some Saturdays 11am-2pm, at our shop located at 358 Dwight Street Holyoke MA.
Print your own! Choose your own blank apparel and home goods off our shelves and pair it with a wide array of original art prints, all designed in-house
Each Friday we are partnering with a different local designer to drop a limited-edition print - these will be available alongside the other print your own design options
Music, refreshments and good vibes complete the occasion. Come by to design and print your own wares and celebrate some of our area's talented clothing designers! Free, and all are welcome! Print your own prices start at $5. Something for everyone!
Shyguns Friday July 7, 4-7pm
Based in Springfield MA, Shyguns is a creative clothing brand that also offers curated vintage and retro styles, dedicated to embracing individuality by expressing yourself through what you wear. Led by Jailyne Torres, a Graphic Designer with a BA in Psychology and a graduate of HCC Graphic Arts and EForAll Holyoke, who was born and raised in Puerto Rico, where most of her personal inspiration comes from. Follow on Instagram @shygunspr and check out her graphic design services here.
Saturday July 8, 11am-2pm
Hi, my name is Shaimar De Jesus. I am a graphic design student at HCC and live in Holyoke MA. I'm no stranger to the arts or the printing industry. I have been drawing most of my life and I'm a silk screen printer of 6 years. The Fresh Press event is my first public event as an artist and I'm so excited to share my art and skills with you all. Follow on Instagram @hail_mars_art and check out her graphic design work and services here!
Generational Drip Friday July 14, 4-7pm
A motivational clothing brand based in Springfield MA led by Tainna Pope and Larry. We create comfortable merchandise with motivating words or phrases that pushes present and future generations to be successful. Our focus is promoting positive generational changes which includes but is not limited to breaking generational curses, while building generational wealth. Generational Drip is the brand that chases the dream without chasing fame. Catch our DRIP while we do it too! Follow on Instagram @generationaldrip and check out their website to learn more!
Forever Growing Saturday July 15, 11am-2pm
Original clothing brand led by Fernando Goffe, who is also a long time friend and collaborator of Paper City Clothing Co and dancehall and reggae musician known as Dezey Coyotee. His brand Forever Growing is dedicated to the mission to"continue your growth through shared knowledge."
Follow in Instagram @forevergrowinginc and check out their website!
JSD Graphic Designs Friday July 21, 4-7pm
A graphic artist based in Holyoke MA, Priscilla Rivera is also the owner of local business City Sports Bar and a community leader, including key roles for free community events such as Fiestas Patronales and Paper City Food Festival. Follow on Instagram @jsdgraphicdesigns and check out the website to learn more!
Amano Friday July 28, 4-7pm
The launch of new original clothing brand led by Alexis Diaz, who is a native of Holyoke MA and also a long time friend and collaborator of Paper City Clothing Co, local food justice organizer and a musical artist known as PopstarLexx.