IVY CITIZENS

Performance + Professional

Powerful fusion of sport and design: high performance apparel with all day, all in versatility.

Ivy Citizens Premium Apparel

Our life is a story of high performance across multiple roles in life, while remaining flexible enough to move seamlessly between those roles. Our clothing options ought to reflect that fusion — and live up to it. We only have so much time in a day and we give it all we’ve got. We’re all in.

Ivy Citizens was created for people who know what it means to bring all of themselves to something. To everything. Our families, our learning, our businesses, our training. We want apparel options that meet the demands of our all-in lives. They must also uphold our values, including positive messaging, fair working conditions and a living wage for the workers who make the garments we wear. It’s really not too much to ask: we want better, trustworthy options to meet our daily apparel needs.

We want premium apparel, and we want it made with integrity.

Our Story

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    What's In A Name?

    The name “Ivy Citizens” evolved with great intention — just like our brand and the story it represents.

    The name Ivy Citizens was inspired by the ivy vine.  With the right sunlight, shade and water, ivy takes off, and there is no stopping it. When it’s thriving, the ivy’s strength is not in the individual leaf, but in the connection of the vine.

    Just like in sports, business, community and family: in the right environment, we can thrive, and the strength is in numbers. The team. The community. The people. We are all citizens.

  • More Than Meets The Eye

    More Than Meets The Eye

    Like the rest of Ivy Citizens, our logo is very intentional. The three connected leaves represent the strength found in connecting with others. The leaf shapes are a nod to the South African Zulu shield, as South Africa was the place that connected founders Lisa Thompson and Amanda Laird Cherry. Thompson completed a consulting project with the Mandela Rhodes Foundation during her international residency in grad school and returned to the states like a soul on fire, ready to lead and work to create positive change.   She sat down with Cherry only a few weeks following her return to discuss her idea & the flame was ignited.

    You may notice the bottom of the leaves read “IVY.” This subtle appearance reflects the way we tell our story.  We don’t want to shout about it. We want to put in the work to reach high performance across all disciplines in our life.  Seen or unseen, we are all in.

  • null

    What's In A Name?

    The name “Ivy Citizens” evolved with great intention — just like our brand and the story it represents.

    The name Ivy Citizens was inspired by the ivy vine.  With the right sunlight, shade and water, ivy takes off, and there is no stopping it. When it’s thriving, the ivy’s strength is not in the individual leaf, but in the connection of the vine.

    Just like in sports, business, community and family: in the right environment, we can thrive, and the strength is in numbers. The team. The community. The people. We are all citizens.

  • More Than Meets The Eye

    More Than Meets The Eye

    Like the rest of Ivy Citizens, our logo is very intentional. The three connected leaves represent the strength found in connecting with others. The leaf shapes are a nod to the South African Zulu shield, as South Africa was the place that connected founders Lisa Thompson and Amanda Laird Cherry. Thompson completed a consulting project with the Mandela Rhodes Foundation during her international residency in grad school and returned to the states like a soul on fire, ready to lead and work to create positive change.   She sat down with Cherry only a few weeks following her return to discuss her idea and the flame was ignited.

    You may notice the bottom of the leaves read “IVY.” This subtle appearance reflects the way we tell our story.  We don’t want to shout about it. We want to put in the work to reach high performance across all disciplines in our life.  Seen or unseen, we are all in.