This giveaway is now CLOSED. Thanks for playing along!
Happy Friday, friends! I know I’ve been kinda slacking on you guys lately (it hasn’t escaped me that I haven’t posted a recipe in weeks), but I hope I can make up for it a little bit with this insanely cool giveaway. This might be my favorite giveaway I’ve ever done here on BTHR. Let’s talk about Pora bags.
These bags are so cool! From a utilitarian standpoint, they are amazingly versatile because each bag has a base that is then wrapped in a washable, reversible sleeve. Want to carry a purple bag today? Put on the purple shell. Need a black bag tomorrow ? Use the black side. Spill coffee on your bag? Wash it. Without ever changing your purse. And to up the customization even more, you can add on fun, handwoven decorative bands to the bag to give them a one-of-a-kind look.
But my absolute favorite part of these bags is that the company is committed to sustainable and socially responsible business practices. Each bag is 100% vegan and cruelty free. And the artisan bands are handwoven by artisans in developing countries, where they are paid a fair wage for their work.
Pora was kind enough to send me my own bag to review and it is beautiful, well made and incredibly sturdy! It’s a bit too big of a bag for me to use for an everyday purse, but it will be perfect for beach trips or even as an overnight bag. And if you’re in need of a bigger everyday bag, you’ll love this! It’s the perfect size for carrying books, a laptop, a lunch, workout gear or even to hold toys and books if you’re a on-the-go Mama. I wish I had this bag back when I was working!
Because the people at Pora rock, they are offering to giveaway one bag to a lucky BTHR reader! You get to pick the color, the handles, the bands….everything! All customized for you. That’s a $200 value. Woohoo! Happy Friday!
Ready to win?
- PRIZE: One customized Pora bag. This includes: the bag base, one sleeve (in your color choice), one set of bands (in your choice of pattern), one set of decorative tassles (in your choice of color) and one set of handles (in your choice of color and length).
- TO ENTER: Leave a comment on this post telling me why you need/want a new bag!
- GIVEAWAY CLOSES: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at Noon (12pm) EST
- NUMBER OF WINNERS: One
- ELIGIBLE FOLKS: This giveaway is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada only at this time. Sorry international readers! I try to score as many international giveaways as I can.
- WINNER ANNOUNCED: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 on this here post!
- LEGALESE: To enter you must be 18 or older. Winner will be chosen by random drawing from the pool of comments on this post. To be considered for the prize, you must be a resident of the U.S. or Canada and provide a valid email address. One entry per email address. Once a winner is notified and verified, Pora will be provided with the contact information of the winner and they will be responsible for prize fulfillment. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. To enter, leave a comment on this post. No purchase necessary to win. Entries will close on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at noon (EST). The winner will be contacted by email on or before Wednesday, July 3, 2013. If the winner does not claim the prize within seven days, the original winner forfeits the prize and a second random entry will be chosen from the pool. This contest is sponsored by Pora and is void where prohibited by law.
- DISCLOSURE: I was compensated for posting this review and giveaway with my own Pora bag (total value, $226).
Why do you need/want a new bag?
P.S. If you want to get a great preview of how the bag “works” check out this awesome (and short) video.
P.P.S. I originally had that this giveaway was open to international readers (sorry, I thought it was!) but it is only open to U.S. and Canadian residents.