Electropura: Upcycled Clothing for Children {Giveaway}

ElectropuraElectropura is all about eco-friendly, fashion-forward clothing for little ones.  Fashion Designer (and mom) Lynn van Gastel is behind Electropura’s unique upcycled designs.  She recycles existing materials and upcycle interesting textiles to create functional and one-of-a-kind pieces for toddlers and children from ages 0 to 5.

Electropura’s pieces range from crossover onesies to shirts and dresses. Pieces for both girls and boys that are made to stand up to wash cycles and active kids use.

I really like the idea of upcycled clothing (old becomes new again) and the fact that she can also take your own used clothes to create a custom piece of clothing for your little one.

Something I love about her designs is that they are truly unique and one of a kind and they are very fashionable and modern.  We received a short sleeve tee from the Spring 2012 collection and it is lovely.

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There is something really exciting about knowing that you will never see the exact same tee anywhere else.

The tee’s design is super creative and the material is high quality.  It looks great wash after wash and the colors stay vibrant and bright.

I stand behind companies that care about the planet and that are doing something about it.  Electropura is one of them and I recommend you visit their website to check out their new Superheroes 2012 Spring collection. You can purchase directly from them or you can visit their “where to buy” page to find a place that carries their line near you!

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Win it: One lucky reader from US/CAN will win a pair of Electropura knickers (boy or girl).  These are adorable and perfect for the next stage after potty training!  Enter the giveaway via Rafflecopter below.

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Disclosure: I received a sample of a product to facilitate my review. No other compensation was provided and all views and all opinions stated on this post are 100% my own.

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65 responses to “Electropura: Upcycled Clothing for Children {Giveaway}”

  1. Awesome! LOOOOOOVE their designs. So unique! I learned that they have a new collection and website for it.

  2. I learned this company existed and has great products!

  3. The entire line is made from recycled fabrics. Very cool.

  4. You can find this line at stores in Eastern Canada or buy online.

  5. Love that they use upcycled clothing. I enjoy making our daughter unique dresses made from old clothing found at thrift stores.

  6. I learned that she’s a mother of 2 who lives in Canada.

  7. Entire line is made from recycled fabrics. This is way cool.

  8. I learned that this is based in Canada, and no two items of clothing are alike!

  9. The entire line is made from recycled fabrics

  10. I learned the pieces are one-of-a-kind for toddlers and children from ages 0 to 5.

  11. I learned that the Fashion Designer behind the company studied fashion design at the Artez Institute of Arts.

  12. I learned that Electropura’s entire line employs practical and durable recycled fabrics that will stand up to active kids and resulting wash cycles.

  13. I love the fabrics they use, both the fact that they are upcycled and the colour/patterns

  14. I learned that fashion Designer (and mom) Lynn van Gastel is the driving force behind Electropura

  15. I learned that the founder studied fashion design at the Artez Institute of Arts and worked in design studios across Europe.

  16. I subscribe via email.

  17. I learned about upcycling

  18. I learned that I can purchase their products in Toronto.

  19. It’s really great that they use recycled fabrics!

  20. I learned that they have a store in Toronto!

  21. I learned that they make clothing for children aged 0 -5 years

  22. I learned she worked in design studies in Europe. Also, that her clothes stand up to kid washings

  23. I learned that Fashion Designer (and mom) Lynn van Gastel is the driving force behind Electropura.

  24. I love that they use recycled material to decrease waste.

  25. I love the fact that they use recycled products!

  26. I checked out their spring collection and found neat things.

  27. I learned they are the worlds greatest comic magazine.

  28. That they use recycled material and upcycle them for a more eco-friendly approach to kids clothes 🙂

  29. i learned that every piece is one of a kind!

  30. I learned that the clothes are very good quality

  31. I have a 4 year old and a son on the way, so it is great that there is clothing that matches there one of a kindness, this is a great idea and is all good for people and the environment. Continued blessing on your business.

  32. they make 1 of a kind clothing for ages 0-5

  33. Love that they are European (my heritage) and that they upcycle/recycle!

  34. There are several stores in Eastern Canada that sell Electropura but none in Western Canada as of yet.

  35. Lynn (the owner) lives in Toronto, Canada.

  36. I think it’s great that they use recycled fabrics!

  37. i learned that, not only is this line good for the environment, it helps to reduce the number of children exploited by child labour

  38. their spring ocllection is in comic book style!

  39. Well,she has everything I love…canadian and uses recycle materials.

  40. April 2-They have an eco-friendly approach to Children’s clothing so I suspect their clothing is made from natural fibers.-el03ro

  41. I learned that Lynn van Gastel who creates the collections studied fashion design at the Artez Institute of Arts and worked in design studios across Europe.

  42. I learned that Lynn studied fashion design at the Artez Institute of Arts and worked in design studios across Europe

  43. I learned they have a new collection 🙂

  44. I learned about upcylcing/recycling clothes. Makes me wish I could sew!

  45. I have never seen upcycled clothes before so this is awesome. I learned pretty much everything new. LOL

  46. Canadian company and recycled fibers

  47. I learned that this was founded by a canadian mom! and fabrics used are upcycled!

  48. nice product line

  49. attractive clothing

  50. l love that they are all one of a kind pieces!

  51. The entire line is made from recycled fabrics!

  52. They recycle existing materials and upcycle interesting textiles create functional, one-of-a-kind pieces for toddlers and children from ages 0 to 5.

  53. they have adorable little models! located on the canadian side of lake ontario. lovin’ the 2012 super hero line 😉

    ps. it wont let me enter anything in the link box from the facebook share entries so here is the link
    https://www.facebook.com/onesmileymonkey/posts/272794539468279#!/natalie.romanyshyn
    also it wont let me type in the box my name on the google+ entries and that is
    natalie brown

  54. They use practical and durable recycled fabrics which can stand up to active kids and many washes.

  55. she is a mother of two and lives in toronto
    pkeintz@gmail.com

  56. I learned that Electropura was featured in Canadian family magazine

  57. I learned that their clothes are designed to stand up to active kids and repeated washings!

  58. I like that they are eco friendly and I love the bully dress.

  59. They recycle existing materials

  60. There clothing is made from recycled and upcycled material and that is awesome.

  61. They have a 2012 Super Hero line that is adorable.

  62. I learned that Workshop Boutique opened its doors amidst quite a bit of chaos at the end of April 2005.

  63. I learned that they are eco-friendly

  64. The whole line is made from recycled fabrics!

  65. This is such a cool idea!

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