Brooklyn Industries Helps Brooklyn Children’s Museum Raise Money and Awareness

Fusing fashion and functionality is what the Brooklyn retailer does best. This season, Brooklyn Industries teamed up with Brooklyn Children’s Museum to create an educational t-shirt line for kids.

Brooklyn, NY, April 12, 2012 --( Brooklyn Industries stands on a foundation deeply rooted in the idea of Live, Work, Create. This is not only a tagline, it is a mission statement and choosing community partners with a similar mission is something integral to the company’s existence. This season Brooklyn Industries has partnered with The Brooklyn Children’s Museum because of their ability to create an inspiring environment that actively engages children in educational and entertaining experiences through innovation in exhibitions and programs.

Two signature designs were created for children’s tees and infant onesies on both organic cotton and 100% cotton tees to represent the museums various exhibits and campaigns. The BCM Patterns tee was inspired by the upcoming Pattern Wizardry exhibit. The colorful tee features hand-drawn patterns found at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum and highlights the museum’s mascot, Fantasia, as she coils around the Brooklyn “o’s.”

As the first LEED certified museum in NYC, it was important the Brooklyn Industries design team captured the museums commitment to the environment. The Green Threads tee spells out ways to help make Brooklyn green and illustrates the five new exhibits that explain the museum’s new green features.

Both the Green Threads and BCM Pattern tees can be purchased at select Brooklyn Industries retail locations as well as: with a portion of the proceeds going back to the museum.

In celebration of the partnership, Brooklyn Industries will host a Children’s Day at the Park Slope retail location that will include interactive exhibits from the museum, arts and crafts and snacks. Guests can RSVP for the event at:

Event Details
When: 10am-1pm, April 21, 2012
Where: Brooklyn Industries
206 5th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217

About Brooklyn Industries

Brooklyn Industries is a cutting edge design company that sells its innovative clothes exclusively through its 15 retail stores and online website. Founded by visionary artists Lexy Funk and Vahap Avsar in 1998, Brooklyn Industries’ stores engage the local community in art, clothing, design and style.

Brooklyn Industries was honored as a “Green Power Pioneer” by ConEdison Solutions and Community Energy, Inc. in recognition of its commitment to using Wind Power in its stores and office headquarters. In 2006, Brooklyn Industries was recognized as a top entrepreneur with Crain’s New York Business’ coated “Small Business Award.” The company also ranked in Inc. Magazine’s 500 list, which highlights the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

Brooklyn Industries continues to grow every year as an innovative and creative vertical retailer, staying true to its Brooklyn roots.
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Erin Williams