It all started with a stitch - literally. No grand plan, no big idea.

We are building a community of people who give a damn - raising over a million dollars for more than 200 charities. Learn more about how we got our start.

It's here!

Spring '24 Collection

Magic in the Air

New Custom Portal

Design Your Own

Design a custom, hand-embroidered piece.

"can't fake the funk" Short Sleeve  Lingua Franca NYC
3 bundles of thread

Designed By You,
Hand-stitched By Us

Our customizable bases are all sustainably-sourced, and fair trade certified. They are all hand-stitched by real human beings in NYC being paid a fair wage.

Create your own 'forever' piece.

Lingua Franca 'we give a damn' collection

We Give a Damn

$100 from each purchase goes to a specific organization. We've raised over a million dollars in cash and in-kind donations to groups and causes that are dear to our hearts (!)