First orders shipped! Plus timelines, and more interesting data about the sock industry.
Yes. We are shipping. Slowly. When are yours coming? Read on to find out...
On Friday we filled our first orders. Though we only sent out a few pairs... Read more
Short Video -- Spray Painted Ammo Cans -- Production Update
We're nearing the end of production -- just a few more days -- but as I mentioned last week, we hired Bill Goode, a Raleigh photographer and videographer to... Read more
Dates. Video. And a review from an early customer.
I spoke with the factory owner this morning. Our socks will be ready for pickup and transport to our logistics center in eleven (business) days. It is a... Read more
Production Starting! (Or, "Adventures in sock-making: renting a tractor-trailer...")
PH Alums -
The finish line is in sight as the first batch of dyed wool (5/8 colors) arrives at our knitting factory this week. It will be delivered via tractor-trailer;... Read more
Join Penance Hall and Andy Gilchrist -- This Sunday at 3pm in Georgetown -- RSVP on AskAndyAboutClothes.com
This update is specifically for our DC-area backers.
For those interested, tomorrow we will be joining Mr. Andy Gilchrist, founder of the eponymous Ask Andy About Clothes at Georgetown menswear... Read more
Vortices and Socks -- A True Story, With A Happy Ending
Below, updates on (1) New Colors, (2) Polar Vortex delivery delays, (3) Extending "Alumni Association discounts to non-Kickstarter funded socks for a limited period of time, (4) the launch party.
1) Many people... Read more
Let's [Not] Make A Deal! (And other tales of small business ownership)
PH Alums --
Hope you all have had a great February so far. Below, you'll find a production update, a story, and a surprise about the future at the very... Read more
Thanks for making Penance Hall one of the most successful Fashion projects in Kickstarter history.
Thank you for your support. We could not have done it without you.
Though the campaign has come to an end, our brand is just beginning.
We created... Read more
Last 24 Hours
Hey Everybody --
Thanks to you, Penance Hall is one of the most successful fashion campaigns on Kickstarter, ever! At 5pm on Friday (Eastern), the campaign will close, and our... Read more
Penance Hall: An Experiment, Not A Company
We started Penance Hallwith one mission: to create bold, comfortable dress socks out of the best materials, while maintaining a completely American supply chain. Our day jobs gave us... Read more
Penance Hall Alumni -
Many of you have asked about sizes. We have a tentativeanswer (not final - but this is the latest news and wanted to keep you... Read more
Penance Hall in the Boston Herald
PH Alumni -
The Boston Herald did a great little piece on us today -- check it out!
Only $7k away from unlocking a new color scheme!
Thanks again... Read more
Penance Hall "Alumni" --
Thanks to you, we made our Kickstarter minimum this morning, and still have 22 days to go. Two years of work and we had no idea... Read more
Happy New Year!
Thanks for a all the help on social media everybody! Let's start the New Year on the right foot!
Front Page of the Washington Post!
Hey everybody, I'll make this quick. We were on the front page of the Washington Post today with a small photo, and then a HUGE spread in the Style Section.... Read more
Hi everybody --
We passed an important milestone today -- 100 backers. To celebrate, we awarded our 100th backer -- Corry Robb -- free monogramming for his socks.
Monogramming is... Read more