Fall 2017: Fall Into Place

We present to you our fall collection, Fall Into Place. Even though we know what our goals are, we may get unmotivated and have doubts of being good enough. The best way to shut down those inner demons is by working towards your goals anyway. If you’re gonna fall, you might as well fall forward. You…

Restock of Fresh Light & Upcycled Denim Jackets and BTS

– by ChiChai@Empire – We are officially restocking Fresh Light blouses and Upcycled Denim Jackets at noon (PST!) When we first released our upcycled products, quite frankly, I was nervous. I wasn’t sure how our supporters would react. The reaction was better than we could’ve hoped for! Because both products were sold out pretty quickly,…

ChiChai@Empire’s 26th and a treat for you!

For @chichai.empire’s 26th birthday,  we released 3 denim jackets from our newest collection “Fall into Place.” Also, if you use her code CHICHAI15 for ANY purchase this week, you get 15% off and a free pin  Shop now at  shop.empireintheair.com

Summer 2017: Good New Days

The process of building your Empire requires you to learn from your past, not hold onto it. For this collection, we took bits and pieces from the past to build anew. The “Do Good” t-shirt features childhood characters that took the time to recognize right from wrong. Our mission statement finds its way on a…

Coach-hella with Giann

– by ChiChai@Empire – For the last-minute outfit-planners for Coachella’s second weekend, our model Giann and I worked together in giving you outfit-spiration. I gathered up the Rise Up hoodie and revamped a couple of our older items with festival vibes. Giann then whipped up her styling magic to create three– as we joked– Coach-hella looks. Products and outfits…

Rock n Roll DC

– by Sam@Empire- I can’t believe this weekend went by so quick, but I’m glad to be back in the cozy Bay Area, avoiding the snow storms that are now blizzarding the east coast. Last weekend, my high school sis, Kat and I met up in DC to run the Rock’n Roll Half marathon! She…

Introduction to Spring 2017: Rise Up

– by ChiChai@Empire – After months of sewing, dyeing, and crafting, we are thrilled to finally share this collection with you! Jelyn@Empire, Sam@Empire, and myself climbed out of our screen-printing comfort zone to create Rise Up, Empire in the Air’s Spring 2017 collection. Our new Rise Up hoodies and Rise beanies have the Empire personal touch. We designed the…

Month Recap – January 17

– by ChiChai@Empire – Through the tough times of our nation, the Empire Team and I are trying our best to continue spreading positivity and helping others build their Empires. With that mission in mind, we relaunched our website and added more narrative voices. Our website will now include blog series featuring various types of #MyEmpireIntheAir….

2016: That’s a wrap!

by ChiChai@Empire 2016, 2016, 2016. Hopefully it’s not like Beetlejuice and pops out after calling its name three times. It was a tough year. In 2016, human rights were tested, many lives were lost, hate elicited violence countless of times, and fear and lack of understanding seemed to take over. As I said, 2016 was a…

Fall 2016: Back to Basics

Growing not only means moving upward. Growing also means steadily strengthening and building your foundation. This autumn, we bring you elements from our beginning years with new twists.  Not only do the designs commemorate how our foundation got us to where we are today, they also embody how we continue to build upon that. Let’s…