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Tera Kaia founder Bridget with Model Michelle.

🎉 2023 Time Capsule: TK becomes her most authentic self.

From becoming a one-woman show to feeling the love and support of our TK community as they jumped in to help save the business - it’s been a real crossroads of a year.
December 25, 2023 — Bridget Kilgallon
Tags: Time Capsule
How we developed the best hiking shorts for women: lots of samples and prototypes of hiking shorts

How We Made the Best Hiking Shorts for Women

The TOURA hiking shorts have been years in the making. We wanted shorts that would not only be technical and functional, but would also be super comfortable, and flattering. So, we set out to create a design from scratch.
November 17, 2023 — Bridget Kilgallon
The real cost of sustainable outdoor clothing. Two women hiking in outdoor clothing discussing sustainability.

The Real Cost of Sustainable Outdoor Clothing

Back when I was starting this business, I learned a lot about what is wrong with the world of making sustainable outdoor clothing. My biggest takeaways weren’t what I expected. The real answer to sustainability was to make fewer things that work better, and make sure the person who buys your items will absolutely love them into the ground.
November 14, 2023 — Bridget Kilgallon
Behind the Seams: How We Make Basewear

Behind the Seams: How We Make Basewear

Hey there, curious outdoorswomen! Ever wondered how we work our magic to create Basewear that is exactly what you were hoping for? Well, let's pull back the curtain and take you on a journey through our unique process.
September 15, 2023 — Bridget Kilgallon
BK’s End of Summer Update

BK’s End of Summer Update

Working hard at marketing, TOURA Shorts, and new Basewear on the horizon.
August 23, 2023 — Bridget Kilgallon
4 Behind the Scenes Sustainability Topics we wish Customers Understood.

4 Behind the Scenes Sustainability Topics we wish Customers Understood.

Read on to equip yourself with the know how to become a sustainable consumer.
August 23, 2023 — Bridget Kilgallon
🎉The TK Time Capsule - Our journey through the last three years.

🎉The TK Time Capsule - Our journey through the last three years.

Well, hello hello. How long has it been? 5 years? 17 years? Who knows, COVID time isn’t real. One thing is for sure: it’s been far too long since we...
January 02, 2023 — Bridget Kilgallon
Woman climber bouldering in Moab Utah, supported by several female spotters all wearing Têra Kaia TOURA basewear top outdoor sports bras with strappy criss cross racerbacks

The Unexpected Spark That Connects Women at the Crag

At Tera Kaia, we designed basewear because we got tired of clothes that didn’t fit right, and didn’t perform on outdoor adventures. What we didn’t realize is that a piece...
December 27, 2022 — Bridget Kilgallon
Logo Redesign: TK Gets a New Look

Logo Redesign: TK Gets a New Look

It’s 2023 and TK is ready to hit the world with a brand new look. We’ve been working hard behind the scenes with the help of our talented designers to...
December 19, 2022 — Bridget Kilgallon
Têra Kaia is now using numerical sizing and offering a more inclusive size ranges for our basewear.

Inclusive Sizing is here. Hello, Basewear in Sizes 10–12!

At Tera Kaia, our mission is to redefine the way clothes fit and function. This year, we're delivering on that promise. We're expanding our size range, and switching to numerical sizing to make our products inclusive to more bodies.
July 21, 2021 — Bridget Kilgallon
How to pack for a backpacking trip with Tera Kaia

How to Pack For a Backpacking Trip

Do you need to know how to pack a backpack before heading out into the backcountry? If you’re new to this, we’ve got you covered with the ultimate packing checklist of backpacking essentials for your next trip.
May 18, 2021 — Lauren Breitenbach
Tags: Outdoors
Visiting Bishop? Here Are The Best 8 Shops, According To Locals.

Visiting Bishop? Here Are The Best 8 Shops, According To Locals.

If you are headed through the Eastern Sierra use this guide to stop by the best local shops to visit in Bishop! We've hand-picked the top spots to fuel up or chill out with a beverage during your climbing vacation. After a full year of COVID-19, our local small businesses can use all the support they can get. SO, if you do decide to travel to Bishop - be sure to stop into these local shops and spend your money!
February 11, 2021 — Bridget Kilgallon
Tags: TK Bishop

Welcome to the Journal: official blog of Tera Kaia Basewear.

Here we tell stories about the outdoors, sustainability, and life through the lens of outdoor women. Get the latest on TK events, and a "behind the seams" look at everything that's going on with our brand.