Kelsey's Closet: Alta Gracia

To celebrate the release of the new updated and revised edition of Where Am I Wearing? I’m celebrating apparel companies that are making a difference by conducting two weeks of giveaways. Each day I’ll highlight a company and then giveaway an item of theirs at 9PM (ish). To enter, leave a comment in that day’s blog post or on Facebook. Winner will be randomly selected. Wanna see more clothing companies changing the world? Visit Kelsey’s Closet.

Proudly wearing my Ball State shirt made by Alta Gracia. @wearaltagracia
Rocking my Ball State Alta Gracia shirt

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Kelsey’s Closet: {R}evolution Apparel

To celebrate the release of the new updated and revised edition of Where Am I Wearing? I’m celebrating apparel companies that are making a difference by conducting two weeks of giveaways. Each day I’ll highlight a company and then giveaway an item of theirs at 9PM (ish). To enter, leave a comment in that day’s blog post or on Facebook. Winner will be randomly selected. Wanna see more clothing companies changing the world? Visit Kelsey’s Closet.

RevApparel

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Kelsey's Closet: Ethix Merch

To celebrate the release of the new updated and revised edition of Where Am I Wearing? I’m celebrating apparel companies that are making a difference by conducting two weeks of giveaways. Each day I’ll highlight a company and then giveaway an item of theirs at 9PM (ish). To enter, leave a comment in that day’s blog post or on Facebook. Winner will be randomly selected. Wanna see more clothing companies changing the world? Visit Kelsey’s Closet.

Leave a comment for a chance to win an Ethix Merch “Sweatfree Baby!” onesie (organic, made in USA, Union Made) see it here

I walk off the stage. People are…

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Kelsey’s Closet Giveaway: Cotton of the Carolinas

To celebrate the release of the new updated and revised edition of Where Am I Wearing? I’m celebrating apparel companies that are making a difference by conducting two weeks of giveaways. Each day I’ll highlight a company and then giveaway an item of theirs at 9PM (ish). To enter, leave a comment in that day’s blog post or on Facebook. Winner will be randomly selected. Wanna see more clothing companies changing the world? Visit Kelsey’s Closet.

cotton of the carolinas

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They’re bringing cotton back

Farm, gin, spin, knit, finish, cut, sew, print, and dye. That’s what it takes to make…

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Kelsey's Closet Giveaway: Forgotten Shirts

To celebrate the release of the new updated and revised edition of Where Am I Wearing? I’m celebrating apparel companies that are making a difference by conducting two weeks of giveaways. Each day I’ll highlight a company and then giveaway an item of theirs at 9PM (ish) EST. To enter, leave a comment in that day’s blog post or on Facebook. Winner will be randomly selected.
Forgotten Shirt

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A Glocal Shirt

“I received my Kony Kit yesterday and I noticed that the tshirts are made in Mexico. I’d just like to know your opinion on it! Thanks!”

That’s a note I received from a student the other…

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Kelsey's Closet Giveaway: SustainU

To celebrate the release of the new updated and revised edition of Where Am I Wearing? I’m celebrating apparel companies that are making a difference by conducting two weeks of giveaways. Each day I’ll highlight a company and then giveaway an item of theirs at 7PM (ish). To enter, leave a comment in that day’s blog post or on Facebook. Winner will be randomly selected.

Enter a Comment below to win a SustainU Shirt

You’re T-shirt is dirty.

It’s covered in water. According to SustainU, today’s induction into Kelsey’s Closet, it takes over 40,000 liters of water to make one shirt. By 2025 two-thirds of people in our planet will live under water-stressed conditions.

It’s dirtier than steel. Between manufacturing and transportation, the average shirt…

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Kelsey's Closet giveaway #1: Rain Tees

To celebrate the release of the new updated and revised edition of Where Am I Wearing? I’m celebrating apparel companies that are making a difference. Each day for the next two weeks I’ll highlight a company and then giveaway an item of theirs at 7PM. To enter, leave a comment in that day’s blog post or on the corresponding Facebook post. Winner will be randomly selected. I’m adding each of these companies to my virtual Kelsey’s Closet.

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If you hate rain forests and kids’ drawings, stop reading. Otherwise you’ll love Rain Tees.

Rain Tees donates school supplies to children living in endangered…

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Where Am I Wearing 2nd Edition is out !

The Where Am I Wearing? 2nd edition is out! Now with 38.4% more words! Waiw2 Cover

It was a pretty major update. All of the old material is still there, but there are also about 25,000 new words.

Here’s where to buy Where Am I Wearing?

I always felt that the book was incomplete. I went to Honduras, met a garment worker named Amilcar who I chatted with for 10 minutes, I didn’t ask him the questions I wanted to know (dude, is this a sweatshop?), I went home and was haunted by Amilcar, so I went to Bangladesh, Cambodia, and China to meet the people who made my clothes and ask them the questions I didn’t…

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3 Things Criticizing TOMS Shoes Has Taught Me

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Are you wearing shoes today? In high schools and around colleges across the country students are going barefoot to celebrate TOMS Shoes One Day Without Shoes Event. Some call this event A Day Without Dignity.

Last April I weighed in with a view somewhere between the Kool-Aid drinkers and the stone throwers with my post The Problem with TOMS Shoes and Its Critics. The post has led to one of the best discussions ever on my blog.

Unfortunately half of those comments are summed up as such, “Oh yeah! Well, you’re a stupid pants jealous of Blake Mycoskie. What have you ever done?” I suppose a stupid pants is…

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Harper singing We Are Young by Fun

Harper, 3, was supposed to be in bed sleeping, instead she was up singing We Are Young by Fun. I recorded her on my phone and added some photos. (note: I probably think my kids are cuter than you do. That’s okay.)

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