The girlies are in the midst of “discovering” their personal style. I’m trying to be laid back about the whole enterprise, but it’s hard when one of them comes out sporting teal gym shorts, a white sequined poncho-like top, and two different shoes. But I don’t want to squelch their creativity…plus I figure this is a make or break moment, setting the tone for how we interact on matters of clothing for the rest of our lives.
So I’m chilling out, going with the flow… and buying some of these genius Chooze Shoes stat. My lovely co-worker Krista turned me on to them, and I’m totally smitten. The line was founded by Dallas mom and artist, Sharon Blumberg, in an effort to, wait for it…give her sartorially daring daughters (they were constantly wearing two different shoes), options for their non-matching kicks.
The shoes are colorful, fun, made completely of vegan materials, and they give back. As a Good Returns company, at the end of each year CHOOZE invests its profits in anti-poverty programs that provide training, support, education, and loans to women so they can start their own businesses and lift themselves out of extreme poverty.
Sharon Blumberg, you’re my hero…