This is only the second time I have given anything away on this blog.
This is a space about less stuff so it doesn’t seem right to fill it with things. You won’t see a vacuum giveaway or a sponsored post for a Clorox gift pack here.
However, I’m still a consumer. Though I buy less I still buy things. I’m more thoughtful about what I buy, more concerned with the quality of the item, and I’ve also been thinking more about the who, where and what of what I buy.
Most of what I wear was made in China.
I want to change this. It’s not going to be easy. It’s challenging to find sustainably made clothing made by workers receiving a fair wage. This is one of those long term goals. Right now I still buy from my ‘usual suspects’ as you can see from my Summer / Spring wardrobe board. It’s hard to find companies that are doing things differently. Doing things differently and still making functional and fashionable clothing.
That’s why I am so happy to tell you about a company that is creating sustainable and mindful fashion.
One piece of sustainably made, ethically soured, fare wage clothing. Twenty different ways to wear it.
I’ve been excited about the Versalette since Claire sent me a link. I love not only that it can be worn so many ways but that founders of Revolution Apparel have put so much time and effort into sourcing and producing quality clothing. From their website:
The Versalette is (very) proudly manufactured in the USA using:
Kristin and Shannon have kindly offered to give one Versalette to a reader of The Minimalist Mom. I am thrilled, and jealous, that one of you will be receiving this awesome garment.
How to enter:
Simply leave a comment on this post and you will be entered to win. Entries will close Tuesday June 12th, 2012 at noon Eastern Standard Time. The winning entry will be selected by random number generator. One entry per person.
The Versalette will be available in July and ships to Canada and the U.S. ONLY. I have not been compensated by Revolution Apparel for this post. Winner will be notified via the email address attached to their entry comment.