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#GIFTthroughit Movement from BRANDED Collective

by Emily Waddell

One of our fabulous brand partners, BRANDED Collective, launched a movement to spread some cheer during these questionable times. The #GIFTthroughit movement is encouraging people to mail their loved ones a gift from a small business! This is great because it helps support small businesses during these tricky times and spreads joy to your friends while social distancing. I'm packing up three boxes to send to my friends and will be posting a video shortly to share my experience. Check out the rules of the game below!

supporting small business while social distancing
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BRANDED Collective's #GIFTthroughit Game Rules

The game is called GIFT THROUGH IT. Here’s how it works:

1. Choose a favorite small business (or two!).
2. Shop online and send a gift to someone you know who needs a little encouragement (um... everyone!).
3. Both the giver and recipient post about their #GIFTthroughit experience on social media.
4. Hey recipient... Tag, you’re it! Choose a gift from a local small business in your community and send it to someone else.
5. Repeat!

Sweet friends, let’s GIFT through it by loving each other with locally made goodies that keep our small businesses thriving.

A Few Ethical Gift Ideas to #GIFTthroughit

no bra t-shirt
no bra t-shirt
funny braless shirt
no bra no problems t-shirt
funny no bra t-shirt
no bra no problems t-shirt
gifts for people who hate bras
eco-friendly t-shirt size chart

No Bra, No Problems T-Shirt


Social Impact

  • Our t-shirt supplier produces great quality shirts, while fighting generational poverty in Haiti. LIFE, the Haitian facility where the shirts are produced, creates dignified work that keeps families together. They pay workers 5x the going rate for similar jobs in the area. 100% of LIFE's profits are dedicated to programs that support orphans.
  • Each shirt uses 6 recycled poly water bottles and all fabric is spun, knitted, processed and finished in the USA.
  • Our tees are printed locally in Seattle, WA using non-toxic and phthalate free inks

Product Description: Hate wearing a bra? Or love that feeling of taking your bra off at the end of the day? This is the tee for you. Fly free with this cozy t-shirt.   Tri-blend Crews unique and proprietary blend is built from 50% Repreve® polyester from recycled plastic; 25% organic, US grown, combed, ring spun cotton; and 25% TENCEL™ Modal. These sustainable fibers combine to create a soft, flexible, and smooth fabric. Unisex sizes to flatter men, women, & everyone. Check out all our affordable ethical t-shirts here. Out of stock of your size? We restock our short sleeve tees about once a month. Sign up for our e-mail list here to be notified when sizes are restocked.

Washing & Care: We recommend washing in cold water & hang drying your tee! As this will ensure it lasts the longest and is better for the environment! 

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Jewelry Empowers Survivors of Trafficking
Jewelry Empowers Survivors of Trafficking
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Beauty from Darkness Cuff


"Perhaps the butterfly is proof that you can go through a great deal of darkness yet become something beautiful." - Anonymous

Social Impact: BRANDED Collective created this special give-back cuff in collaboration with our non-profit partner, End Slavery Tennessee (ESTN). The mission of ESTN is to promote healing of human trafficking survivors and strategically confront slavery in Tennessee. When you purchase a Beauty from Darkness cuff, you're not only providing survivors economic empowerment through meaningful work - you're also raising funds for ESTN with a 10% direct give-back on all sales. 

This cuff includes your unique BRANDED number and the initials of the survivor who made it on the back. Read about the survivor who made it here and register your unique number here along with a message of hope.

Product Description: Bracelets bend to individual wrist size.
Cuffs are 1/4 inch wide and 6 inches long, and are available in aluminum, brass or copper. View all BRANDED Collective jewelry here. 

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ethically made choker
ethically made choker
ethically made jewelry

Vine Choker


Social Impact: HandUp Global Goods (HUGG) works with teen orphans in Haiti by providing them with sustainable employment, opportunities to learn about financial literacy, and supportive community. Through this process HUGG is working to provide young Haitians with a "Hand Up" instead of a handout, encouraging these young individuals to be able to provide for themselves. HUGG reinvests profits in community development programs in Haiti.

Product Description: Made with love in Haiti this choker is made using detailed micro-knotting and waxed cord to present an intricate vine design. 

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