Our Story

“My Pieces have a story. They have an identity. They have a character and a purpose. That’s why they become classics. Because they keep on telling a story. They are still telling it.” -Vivienne Westwood

  • Empowerment. One Bag At A Time.

    A mother, daughter, sister, friend, partner, Mentor, CEO, and advocate.

    In 2020, Catherine Dale retired from her career as a rN clinical specialist after 25 years and created a list of her greatest aspirations. the top being designing her iconic vote handbag in defiance of the 2016 election and the injustices of the following presidency.

  • Inspired by designers like vivienne Westwood, Cat’s focus is designing sustainable pieces that Empower People to wear your beliefs and use fashion as a vessel for a message of inclusivity, equality, and Activism. There is a social power and political impact in fashion To act as a tool to rally change. Her message is to be seen in grocery stores, boardrooms, school halls, Malls, and Across the united states normalizing wearing your values, loud and proud.

    As a woman-owned company, we believe in advocating for social justice & representative government and fostering the Voices of our future leaders, especially when it comes to the opportunity, safety, and health of women and girls. Cat remembers a time of our country when a woman could not own a credit card on her own, and cannot imagine a society without the strong & independent women that define us.

    As the u.s. supreme court and government continue to demonstrate their disregard for

  • basic human rights and social equity, it is more important now than ever to join the movement, take a stand, and raise your voice to make the world better for us all. At Cat Dale Designs, we simply wish to be the push in the tides of social change and inspire civic engagement to foster communities. Martin Luther King Jr. said it best, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” we stand as advocates for women’s rights, LGBTQ+, racial equality and Black Lives Matter, Climate Change, and so many more causes.

    We believe in creating opportunities for meaningful engagement and inspiring activism with urgency and agency to fight for a country where everyone is giving their seat at the table.

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Our Mission

At Cat Dale Designs, we are passionate about the opportunities and safety for All, especially Women. We believe in

Donating to organizations that are leaders in Social and Environmental Advocacy: Planned Parenthood, The Women’s March, the los angeles food bank, greenpeace, the sierra club, and league of women voters
Creating inclusive and sustainable designs meant to capture the strength of a movement, spark conversations, and Advocate for Social Change and justice
Empowering people nationwide to create opportunities for meaningful engagement, fight for the change they wish to see and join the movement against social, racial, and political inequality

The Future Is Female

Cat Dale Designs is a Woman-Owned and run company that believes in sustainable and bold designs. Our products are produced in collaboration with ethical manufacturers in the U.S. and abroad, made with integrity and Minimal waste, with the environment in mind. We design collectibles meant to last generations of powerful women.

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