Here’s a local brand that has been creating quite a buzz lately…Peace Collective. I ordered my t-shirt awhile back, and I love the message on it: “Home is Toronto.” More importantly, I love the message that the company stands behind, which is the importance of battling against poverty. Their mission statement: “JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER – For every garment purchased, Peace Collective will provide two healthy meals and a snack to a child in the Canadian educational system.” Their company supports “Breakfast for Learning” which ensures students begin school well nourished and ready to learn. I learned recently from their blog that they also collaborated with Lululemon for the 2015 Pan Am Games…so cool!
I love to pair my t-shirt with my different blazers and sweaters. I think it’s always fun to dress up a t-shirt! I also wear my nude pumps with everything! Usually, I also pair the t-shirt with a blingy necklace, but there was already some bling on the shoulder pads of my blazer:)
Side note: My husband lived in California for 3 years for school so I got many of my great deals there. If you are ever in the L.A. area, consider using Yelp to locate some great consignment stores:)
I’m on the hunt for this blazer from H&M from a past season. Love the fancy detail on the shoulder pads. It retailed for $49.99 U.S. and I’m hoping it’s a design they will bring back!
Below are some cute stickers that came with the t-shirt.
This year I will be attending TEOF’s (Toronto Educational Opportunity Fund) Annual Lunar New Year Banquet, where proceeds go towards supporting the TEOF’s mandate to provide nutrition to young learners. More specifically, it is a charitable organization supporting child nutrition and the Kindergarten parenting programs of Inner City schools.
It’s always good to know that things that you wear can support good causes!