Monthly Archives: August 2010

PROJECT TRADE SHOW 2010 || Falling Whistles

WEAR YOUR PROTEST AND JOIN A GROWING COALITION FOR PEACE IN CONGO.

I had heard of Falling Whistles, but never really knew what the company represented. I found them at PROJECT to find out and take a few pictures.  They are, truly, a company I’ve grown to admire and support. Read on. Maybe not the most upbeat story, but the happy ending comes with what they are doing and what YOU can do. Buy yours today HERE! 

A journal  entry from the  creator of Falling Whistles….

“Each had been abducted.  Pluced from their homes, schools or farms. Each had been tied up and beaten. Each had been forced to kill…

…many of us have heard the stories of child-soldiers. Invisible Children and stories such as A Long Way Gone have granted us glimpses into their tortured lives.

I had heard. Known.cared. I had even reacted and raged. But when these boys told me of the whistle blowers, the horror grew feet and walked within me.

Captured by Nkunda’s rebel  army, some boys not big enough to hold a gun were given merely a whistle and put on the front lines of battle.

THEIR SOLE DUTY WAS TO MAKE ENOUGH NOISE TO SCARE THE ENEMY AND THEN TO RECEIVE – WITH THEIR BODIES – THE FIRST ROUND OF BULLETS.          Lines of boys fell as nothing more than a temporary barricade.

WITH FALLING WHISTLES, THEIR ONLY CHOICE IS TO GEIGN DEATH OR FACE IT.

Read more HERE and spread the word.

Buy yours today HERE for only $34.

100% of proceeds go to rehabilitate war-affected children and advocate for their freedom.

 

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Music Mondays | Ra Ra Riot

Ra Ra Riot. Always fun, upbeat enough but not overboard – the ‘pre’, ‘warm ups’ music.
They are what you’d expect for a indie group. Nothing over the top unique but always a good enjoyable sound.

Free download

Enjoy, and always, Happy Monday. xx

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Project Trade Show | UNDREST


 
 

Walking through the many isles through PROJECT Trade show, it’s very easy to get overwhelmed with the many designers, many booths, you find yourself questioning where to spend your time and who to visit! But then, there are a few rare booths that draw you in, eyes pierced, legs shuffling, totally capitivated. For me, it’s new designer love that I get a total high from. One who comes out of no where with amazing product, a fantastic marketing and business sense and a smile. That’s how it went down with myself and UNDREST. They are LA based line, only a few years old, and killing it. They do swimwear mainly, but also really cute RTW pieces and lounge wear. It has cute vintage feel, beach inspired, floral cottons, and mesh overlay pieces. Their flagship store is on Robertson and newly opened, Venice California. See for yourself why I’m loving these…

Find more about UNDREST, HERE.

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