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Purchase with a Cause: Will Leather Goods

When I decided to start this blog, I really struggled with making it an original space, as there are a million fashion blogs out there. As much as I love fashion, there is a shallowness associated with the entire industry that makes me uncomfortable. It does not really align with my beliefs at all. However, the more I look, I'm finding many companies giving back to those in need with their products. One of the many reasons I love thrifting, is it usually gives back to the community. When I find large companies doing this, it just makes me happy and I thought I'd share these innovative ideas in this small space of mine in the vast sea of fashion blogs.
I found this bag from Will Leather Goods and I did not need yet another bag but it was gray and pink and then had this on the back. Being curious, I googled the company and found this video. It went into my cart immediately. For every bag that is purchased, they donate a bag to an inner city school and ask the children to write their dreams on the bag. I mean, really.

The canvas is high quality and it comes in a variety of colors, although I do believe this messenger style is discontinued. My laptop fits perfectly and there is plenty of room to spare for my matching binder and abundance of pencils. Yes, it is just a back pack but for a kid who does not have a back pack, it is more than that. I've worked with disadvantaged kids my entire educational career and one thing I've learned is a little love whether be a special pencil or a new backpack goes a very long way.
My eldest daughter asked me what I was going to write for my is the same one I've had since reading Ramona and her Father at the age of four, in this bag, in that folder is a body of work that I do hope will make me an author some day. 


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