Viva Fall River

Mittens, Grateful Dead concert part of Fall River, Massachusetts, apparel company’s success story

Feb 2, 2023 | Press

What do a pair of mittens, a loving grandmother, a Grateful Dead concert and Buddhism all have in common? They are part of the fabric woven into the story of a successful Massachusetts apparel company.

Katlyn Shea is the owner of DAKINI clothing. The lifestyle apparel company for the outdoor enthusiast has proudly been in the Bay State for more than 30 years.

Although current operations are housed inside a textile manufacturing facility in Fall River, Shea’s first introduction to the craft of making clothes started in a different home.

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