I was not compensated for this post. I received a headband and a travel bag from Della LA in exchange for this review; all opinions are entirely my own.
Over the past few years, I’ve tried to keep myself educated on how everything in my life is sourced—from the foods that I eat to the clothing that I wear. If given the option to shop local and buy only sustainable, I know where to go and how to facilitate this without spending a large fortune. And while I haven’t perfected this in all areas of my life just yet (hello Dunkin’ Donuts addiction!), I try my best to support companies that contribute to the greater good and believe in giving back.
I’m very excited today to introduce you to a fashion brand that believes in an incredibly simple but important message—Carry Change. Based in LA, Della is a woman-owned (and run!) business that works directly with a community in West Africa, by providing jobs, education, and skills to their employees. In their own words:
“We are driven by awareness of the need for a global market that provides socially-responsible, quality products. We are not a charity; we are a business done – and doing – ‘right.’”
You can meet some of the women at Della and see how their beautiful clothing is made in this video:
I reached out to this brand a few weeks ago after seeing them mentioned on a list of fashion brands that give back. As someone who has never shied away from bold, colorful prints, Della’s clothing immediately appealed to me—and I hope their clothing will appeal to you, too!
Also on a personal note, it’s great when a brand is truly invested not only in the quality of their products but also in creating a wonderful customer service experience. I have found that to be the case with each interaction I’ve had with their brand reps and they have a FABULOUS Instagram page that you should immediately go and check out.
Though I will say the headband is just a little bit stiff (not really a problem for me since it actually helped to keep my mane in place!), I really do love the pattern on this fun Jalapeno Classic Headband. The cute little bag, called Poppy Large Travel Bag, features a watercolor design and is big enough to carry a pair of glasses, a small change purse, and a bag of mints (which is what I had in mine for the day).
Today you have the chance to win a headband and bag of your own—just enter the linky below! Good luck 🙂