The Talking Shirt: Inspirational Clothing {Review & Giveaway}

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I had a moment of inner mama conflict when scrolling through all the amazing shirts from The Talking Shirt. With so many great inspirational statements on for kids shirt I could easily choose one for my boys but I kept going back to the ladies shirts.  The statement I ended up loving really spoke to my heart and I felt like it was something I wanted to be reminded of more often in my life….and I chose something for myself and I love it.  I’ll show you what I chose in a moment but first I need you to see all the cute, sweet, uplifting shirts for boys and girls….

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Sometimes as I am prepping to write a review and I read up on a company I am inspired.  It doesn’t happen often but this is one of those times.  Rachel the creator of The Talking Shirt took a very real moment and turned it into her ‘big idea’ for a company.

“My latest big idea struck me on a summer night in 2013. We had just gotten home from a shopping trip to my favorite big box store. We went to pick up some summer play clothes for our girls. We returned empty handed. Not even ONE t-shirt in the entire store did I deem appropriate for my girls to wear. They were all crude, rude and ugly! That’s when I had my lightbulb moment.

T-shirts. Postive T-shirts. I just so happen to be married to a graphic designer, so my big idea fell into place rather quickly. My husband designed up our first tee after extracting it from my brain. Poor guy. I think it took us at least 2 hours to agree on a simple design. But it ROCKED. The tee was a play on the word “beautiful” and it simply said “beYOUtiful”. I knew this big idea was THE big idea. I just had a feeling.”

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Faith is obviously a big part of their lives and as is beautifully shown in their faith based line of shirts for all members of the whole family.  I appreciate that they are able to work that important aspect of their lives into their creations.

I however was looking for something a little different when I found the “Kindness is Always In Style” raglan style shirt.  The statement really spoke to me because I felt like it was something that I could work on.  LOL that makes me sound like I am an unkind person—which I am not!  I think it can be very easy to let our minds and our hearts be swayed by negativity and the little reminder to be kind couldn’t hurt one bit!

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I was worried when I ordered the shirt that it would be too short on my long ferret-like torso.  I tried it on and it fit perfectly, but I knew the test would be how it washed. The plan was to wash it and then hang it to dry but plans often go awry, and it ended up in the dryer. Thankfully the fabric didn’t shrink but a little, unlike cheaper quality shirts which often shrivel up and leave my midriff hanging out.

Do you have a favourite uplifting quote you would put on a shirt?

THE GIVEAWAY & DISCOUNT CODE

Discount Code: Use code KEEPTALKING now to get a 20% discount off an online purchase at thetalkingshirt.com

Win it: One Lucky Canadian/US reader will win a shirt of their choice off their website. So many amazing choices! Enter to WIN below.

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

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56 responses to “The Talking Shirt: Inspirational Clothing {Review & Giveaway}”

  1. Andrea Amy — April 2, 2016 @ 3:00 pm (#)
  2. Joni W — April 2, 2016 @ 3:24 pm (#)

    I love the be silly, be honest be kind
    the I am kind smart important
    and the ‘ i saw that – God’ one.

  3. Silvia D — April 2, 2016 @ 4:52 pm (#)

    one I like is…”Kindness is Always in Style”

  4. Judy Cowan — April 2, 2016 @ 4:54 pm (#)

    I like the DARK HEATHER GRAY “AMAZING GRACE” TEE-RELAXED FIT.

  5. kristy edgignton — April 2, 2016 @ 5:32 pm (#)

    I like “Im a wild one” would be perfect for my youngest daughter lol

  6. Lisa bolduc — April 2, 2016 @ 6:42 pm (#)

    I would get the”THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE” UNISEX FIT TEET
    My dad used to sing this song to me when I was young. Great memories

  7. thomasina Archer — April 2, 2016 @ 7:25 pm (#)

    Kindness is always in style ♡♡♡

  8. jan — April 2, 2016 @ 7:31 pm (#)

    “SHE BELIEVED SHE COULD SO SHE DID” FITTED TEE

  9. Gina A — April 2, 2016 @ 9:42 pm (#)

    I would definitely get my daughter the one that says “fun size” as she’s on the petite side and sometimes it bugs her. 🙂

  10. Anne Perry — April 2, 2016 @ 11:07 pm (#)

    I like the CAMO AND GOLD “SHE IS FIERCE” FITTED TEE

  11. Laurie Bolduc-Cadieux — April 2, 2016 @ 11:12 pm (#)

    I like the “IT’S MY DAY” inspirational T-shirt

  12. Carol Denny — April 3, 2016 @ 4:17 am (#)

    I like the KIND HEART” FITTED RAGLAN

  13. Nicky — April 3, 2016 @ 7:34 am (#)

    i like “”Throw Kindness Around Like Confetti” Fitted Tee”

  14. Florence C — April 3, 2016 @ 7:42 am (#)

    I like the Kindness is Always in Style T-shirt.

  15. Julie bolduc — April 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am (#)
  16. Renee Marinchek — April 3, 2016 @ 9:29 am (#)

    I love the “nice matters” shirt!

  17. kathy downey — April 3, 2016 @ 9:34 am (#)

    I really like “HAVE COURAGE AND BE KIND”

  18. Tara — April 3, 2016 @ 11:32 am (#)

    I like

    Be silly
    Be honest
    Be kind

  19. Anu Chopra — April 3, 2016 @ 11:47 am (#)

    KINDNESS BEGINS WITH ME is my favorite!

  20. Sarah — April 3, 2016 @ 12:57 pm (#)

    I love “She believed she could so she did”.

  21. Melissa Hartley — April 3, 2016 @ 1:56 pm (#)

    I like the “Beautiful Chaos” shirt 🙂
    Thank you

  22. Emily Ducatte — April 3, 2016 @ 2:11 pm (#)

    The wild one tee shirt would be most fitting for my little one 🙂

  23. sarah alexis — April 3, 2016 @ 2:17 pm (#)

    One of my favourite quotes from the talking shirt is “HAVE COURAGE AND BE KIND”

  24. Amy C — April 3, 2016 @ 2:24 pm (#)

    I like the BE STRONG AND COURAGEOUS

  25. Kim Tanti — April 3, 2016 @ 3:24 pm (#)

    I really like the one that said Set Free

  26. Carrie Barron — April 3, 2016 @ 3:52 pm (#)

    I love “I Don’t Know What Tomorrow Holds, But I Know Who Holds Tomorrow” Thanks!

  27. Aarone Mawdsley — April 3, 2016 @ 4:53 pm (#)

    I like them all

  28. Karla Sceviour — April 3, 2016 @ 6:26 pm (#)

    I love the “I LOVE YOU MORE” FITTED TEE”

  29. tammy ta — April 3, 2016 @ 6:32 pm (#)

    I really like a lot of them-To know me is to love me, nice matters. I think my son might like Best day ever.

  30. Robyn Bellefleur — April 3, 2016 @ 7:30 pm (#)

    I like the Birthday Dude shirt.

  31. Kristen — April 4, 2016 @ 1:43 am (#)

    I like “Have courage and be kind”.

  32. nicolthepickle — April 4, 2016 @ 5:24 am (#)

    I love the Fearfully and Wonderfully made t-shirt.

  33. Cheryl — April 4, 2016 @ 8:59 am (#)

    My fave is “TO KNOW ME IS TO LOVE ME”

  34. anna key — April 4, 2016 @ 2:32 pm (#)

    I love the “Kind Heart, Fierce Mind, Brave Spirit” one!

  35. heather w — April 6, 2016 @ 12:34 pm (#)

    “Girls With Dreams Become Women With Vision”

  36. Terri Irvin — April 6, 2016 @ 1:42 pm (#)

    Be Ye Kind fitted tee is wonderful!

  37. lori b — April 7, 2016 @ 9:58 am (#)

    i like the she believed she could so she did

  38. Gemma — April 7, 2016 @ 11:44 am (#)

    Do small things with great love is my favourite.

  39. Tina L. — April 7, 2016 @ 7:47 pm (#)

    I like the Be Silly, Be Honest, Be Kind

  40. Leanne — April 8, 2016 @ 7:43 am (#)

    I like the girls choose happy shirt.

  41. Amanda Alvarado — April 9, 2016 @ 3:35 pm (#)

    I like the Kindness is Always in Style quote!

  42. Nate Fuller — April 10, 2016 @ 5:46 pm (#)

    I like the unisex tee that says “fun size” on it, really cute!

  43. Glogirl — April 11, 2016 @ 7:37 pm (#)

    I like the quote “Be strong and courageous”.

  44. SueSueper — April 12, 2016 @ 11:20 am (#)

    My favourite shirt is “KINDNESS IS ALWAYS IN STYLE” .

  45. Soozle — April 16, 2016 @ 4:39 am (#)

    I like the “She Believed She Could So She Did” tee/quote

  46. Jen — April 16, 2016 @ 9:54 pm (#)

    I like the Mama Bear shirts.

  47. Stephanie Grant — April 19, 2016 @ 12:44 pm (#)

    I’m in love with the NEON PINK “FAITH NOT FEAR” TERRY RAGLAN

  48. Monique L.S. — April 19, 2016 @ 6:49 pm (#)

    I like the Mama Bear Raglan shirt.

  49. Stephanie LaPlante — April 20, 2016 @ 2:42 pm (#)

    I like the Kind Heart, Fierce Mind, Brave Spirit t-shirt.

  50. Amber Y — April 24, 2016 @ 12:10 am (#)

    My favourite quote from their site and line is “Choose Happy”.

  51. Lisa L — May 1, 2016 @ 6:56 pm (#)

    Love the “Girls With Dreams” Fitted Tee!!

  52. trixx — May 1, 2016 @ 7:13 pm (#)

    My fave is the “Coolest Brother Ever” Tee

  53. Carey Hurst — May 1, 2016 @ 9:34 pm (#)

    The Mama Bear fitted t and that color blue is amazing

  54. Holly OGorman — May 2, 2016 @ 10:09 am (#)
  55. Jennifer L. — May 2, 2016 @ 2:53 pm (#)

    I like the shirt that says “She believed she could so she did”.

  56. Caryn Coates — May 2, 2016 @ 5:39 pm (#)

    I love the “SHE BELIEVED SHE COULD SO SHE DID” fitted tee

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