As a Stonyfield YoGetter, I received a free clothing item from prAna and yogurt from Stonyfield to facilitate this post. All opinions are 100% my own. #JustBeYou
I wouldn’t consider myself particularly stylish, but I do like to look nice. It is one of the many ways I express my creativity. Even on the days when I’m home with Eve — i.e. pretty much every day — I like to put together an outfit that makes me feel confident and pretty. Since I spend the bulk of my day chasing after a toddler, it also has to be comfortable and practical.
In fall, my daily uniform consists mostly of leggings and skinny jeans with a tunic or long top with tall boots. Paired with my handmade teardrop earrings and heart charm bracelet, I feel like me and like I’m ready to conquer the world.
As I mentioned a couple weeks ago, I’m committed to wearing clothes that are good for the environment and good for humanity. The bulk of my wardrobe is clothes I got used from clothing swaps or local consignment shops. When I find the right company, though, that meets my requirements, I’m happy to get something new. When I found out that I would have an opportunity to try get an article of clothing from prAna, I was super excited. They are committed to sustainability, through using sustainable materials such as organic cotton and wool and recycled polyester, by offering products that are Fair Trade Certified™, shipping their products in 100% recycled bags, and ensuring that their products meet environmental and safety standards.
Basically, it is everything I am looking for in a clothing company.
I decided to try out the Sondra Sweater in the color rhubarb. I wanted something that was comfortable and practical for everyday wear that went great with jeans, yet flattering and feminine. Since about 90% of my cold-weather clothing seems to fall in the black/gray/brown spectrum, I went with a lighter color. It’s funny, for someone who is generally happy and positive you’d think I own more clothes that match my personality!
I was drawn to the simple packaging and the lack of plastic in it. It drives me crazy how many companies waste so much plastic in their packaging. I immediately wanted to try it out, but I held off until I was able to get a photo of the shirt.
(Ok, I lied. I did immediately try it on, and then retied it so that I could take a photo of it!)
The shirt is super cozy and soft, and pairs perfectly with my new favorite black skinny jeans that I purchased at my favorite consignment store, 2nd Time Around, and the most amazing boots I purchased at another consignment shop.
(By the way, you may recognize this shirt from the photos I shared from my jewelry photoshoot on Friday!)
After a full morning with Eve, it’s time to get to work of a different kind. Before I get started, I like to take a few minutes to unwind. I like to sit down with Stonyfield Gingered Pear Oh My Yog! and read some blog posts for a few minutes before I start working. It feels like I’m having a decadent dessert when I’m getting all the goodness of organic yogurt.
Luckily for you, you can try out prAna for yourself! One lucky winner will get to choose an article of clothing from their organic cotton line valued at $99 or less. You can find the options for women here and for men here. To enter, simply comment on Facebook how you most feel like yourself! You must be 18 and over to enter and live in the U.S. The contest runs Monday, November 8 until Monday, November 17 at 12:00 noon EST. Winner will be randomly chosen using Random.org and will be notified via Facebook.
Also, in the meantime, you can save 15% off your order at prAna with the discount code JBYF15LOUT. It is valid now until December 15, 20015. It is not valid for Influencers, on Gift Certificates or with any other offers.
How do you #JustBeYou?