Gotta show that spirit



A USPS employee wears a jingly antler headband on a full-capacity day in the post office. In the monotony of her work day, she seemed to have forgotten that her head gear invited holiday cheer. She was surprised when a patron shouted from the line “Look at that headgear. We gotta show that spirit! And you’re doin it!”


In the minutes that followed she radiated a confident glow, that kind we get from unsolicited affirmation. Her greetings to customers shifted from “Next in line, please” to “Step on up, my dear. How are we today!”


Let’s hear it for the bucket fillers


Grand Rapids, MI



Size: Red Jacket Men's M / Teal Jacket Unisex S/M 


  • Launder on gentle cycle and air dry. 

  • Clothing inspired by overheard conversations.

    Each garment is representative of the outfit of the original speaker. Their words have been hand printed on the item in durable oil-based ink with the goal of inspiring empathy and curiosity. More pieces added daily.

megan constance altieri

artist & author | grand rapids, mi