About us

Produced and designed entirely by minority creatives in the heart of Nashville, TN, Progressive Threads gives voice to the politically progressive through innovative, fresh fashion. Hand-printed by a diverse group of artists who believe that advocacy should be both affordable and sustainable, our super soft tees allow you to wear your story on your sleeve. Your support helps to pay our artists living wages, and continue our mission towards a future of vibrant equality.  

MEET THE TEAM

Steven Romeo (Founder/CEO) - Originally from Tampa, FL, Steven Romeo has been Nashville-based since 2017. They began Progressive Threads with the objective of inspiring positive change for minority groups, and strives to provide creative employment opportunities for artists and individuals of all backgrounds and orientations. See also: Queer Unicorn (noun). 

Meredith Edmondson (COO) - A Nashville native, Meredith Edmondson is an interdisciplinary visual artist. While skilled in many areas of creative production, Meredith's main medium is glass; she has shown all over the country in both galleries and museums, and has participated in as well as facilitated juried exhibitions. See also: Bad Bitch (noun, superlative). 

Michael Waterfield (Social Media Manager) - Michael is a singer, dancer, lover of Italian food, Harry Potter enthusiast, and Tennessee native. Self-described as the love child of Michael Scott and Moira Rose, and formerly employed at the happiest place on Earth (Dollywood), he is happy to be fighting the good fight for social change and equality, one instagram post at a time. See also: "It takes a lot of money to look this cheap" - Dolly Parton (deity).