'Tis the Season to Spread Love
I sat down at my computer this morning to write a blog post introducing some awesome Holiday specials that we will be offering on our site now through Christmas Eve. But as I tried my hand repeatedly at trying to write interesting, compelling content that would introduce a holiday sale I couldn’t find the words that aligned with my heart.
The reason: the holiday shopping season is an odd time of year for us here at KOOSHOO. On one hand, as owners of a brand that make products ideally suited to gift giving it’s a perfect opportunity to grow our business and expand our reach. However, on the flip side, we innately feel uncomfortable with the whole marketing of a “shopping season” in which the material seems to trump the immaterial.
One of our founding principles is that we will ONLY create a product if it uplifts all those involved in bringing it to life. To us, KOOSHOO is indeed a means to support our family but even more so an opportunity to spread good and uplift others along the journey. This is the reason that we spent 2 years creating a supply chain that our mother’s would be proud of before we ever even sold a product.
OK, so now that our cards are on the table, I feel better in coming back to where I started: the awesome Holiday promotion.
If you are going to purchase gifts for your loved ones this holiday season (as opposed to crafting your own) then please have a look around and find businesses (there are a ton of them) that are operating with a conscience towards all those in their supply chain. That way your gift will not only benefit the loved one in your life but you will be supporting all those beautiful souls that are working hard, pouring their love and attention into bringing those items to life.
Yes, it’s blowing our own horn, but if you’re going to purchase gifts this holiday season we feel very proud in recommending KOOSHOO as a perfect gift for all those yogis, athletes and fashionistas in your life. Our products are all one-size-fits-all, unisex, stocking-friendly and made with a tremendous amount of LOVE. Plus we donate 11% to uplift those that need it most at this time of year.
To help you in ticking through that holiday gift list we’ve put two awesome specials together that will run today through to Christmas Eve.
Package #1: Spend $35+ and receive 15% off
The perfect package to pick up 2 headbands! Perhaps a hand dyed Black ENSO Batik for him and a ombre-dyed Purple AUREA Ombre for her! Or perhaps just go with 1 beautiful hand dyed Smoke Shawl for that special woman in your life. Simply use promo code LOVE at checkout to receive your discount.
Package #2: Spend $75+ and receive 20% off
The perfect package to ensure you have the whole family (or best friends, or kids…) covered. Choose 3 of your favorite headbands or pick up a shawl for that special someone and a bonus headband for yourself. Use promo code HOLIDAYS at checkout to receive your discount.
Prefer not to spend any money on your holiday gifts this season? Check out our new REWARDS page where you can earn KOOSHOO cash simply by referring friends to our store. Then go ahead and use all that cash towards the promos above. Christmas gifts covered with money to spare!
A quick note for CANADIANS: please be sure to place your orders using standard shipping by November 28th to ensure your gifts will arrive in time for Christmas. For any orders placed after November 28th we recommend using expedited shipping ($15) to ensure that your products arrive in time for Christmas.
KOOSHOO is just one of a tremendous number of companies that are doing good with their creations. In Vancouver alone we are surrounded by brands that are reinventing what commerce is all about. Here’s a quick list of a few of our favourites to help you along in completing that holiday gift list:
- NICOLE BRIDGER – Our mentor, good friend and one of the most heart-driven entrepreneurs I’ve ever met. Nicole makes clothing for real women in the most beautiful way. This is Rachel’s favourite fashion brand.
- MALA COLLECTIVE – Importers of beautiful, hand-made mala necklaces from Bali in Indonesia. Shipping is free and smiles are guaranteed!
- LOVE JULES LEATHER – Our friends Jules and Josh hand-craft the most awesome boat shoes in the world – and that’s not an exaggeration. For shoe lovers these guys should absolutely be on your radar.
- INNER FIRE APPAREL – T-shirts, tanks and other apparel for the yogi in your life. Every product is hand screen-printed by our friend Leah so you know that no clothing goes out without a ton of love having gone in.
- GYPSALOVE – For that massive contingent of women (and men) that love that beautiful, hippy-inspired jewelry. The online store is coming soon but the Facebook community is already well estalblished and thriving.
Wishing you all a marvelous holiday season filled with love and big smiles.