Upstate reinvigorates traditional shibori processes with modern design sensibilities. The pieces of each collection are elevated and effortless, using shapes and materials which transition seamlessly from a day in nature to a night in the city. Upstate is made for the spirited, confident and adventurous women of the world. 

Owner/Designer, Kalen Kaminski, cultivates shibori and other hand dye techniques in her Brooklyn studio. As a New Yorker with roots in the beautiful mountains of Colorado, the brand is a meeting place of urban design and affinity for the wild. 

All apparel is designed and manufactured in the USA.


Fashion design, workshops, interior consultation, installations, color development, private label and custom bridal. 


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