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Brand of the Free T-shirt Review, Giveaway and coupon code!!

Giveaway is Closed

One of the great things about this journey of searching for products Made in the USA is the experience of finding great little companies that make cool products and getting to share them with you.

One such company is Brand of the Free, maker of organic graphic tees and totes. I stumbled upon them a few months ago and was immediately draw to their designs. I was sold when I found out that their products were eco-friendly and made in the USA.

All Brand of the free t-shirts are made from certified organic cotton (grown in Texas!!). The dyes used are non-toxic water based inks. What does this mean for the shirt? It gives the graphic a soft, pliable nature which you do not find on most graphic tees. The graphic ink will not crack overtime. The designs are thought provoking and unique. Some are subtle enough to get conversations going about our nation and government, buying local, and being environmentally aware. Brand of the Free has so many great designs, that I really could not decide which I liked best. Some of my favorites are: Birds on a Wire, Support Local Farmers and 100% Organic.

I had the opportunity to review the Lasting Liberty tee. When I received it, the first thing I noticed was the color. The colors were very earthy and natural. The shirt is super soft and very comfortable. Although I read about how the dyes would make the graphic soft, I was a bit skeptical. The graphic on the Lasting Liberty tee is so large that I thought that the shirt graphic would feel stiff. But, it does not. In fact, I really could not feel a difference between the part of the t-shirt that contains the graphic and the rest of the tee. The women's tees are stylish, with an athletic, fitted cut; not boxy like most tees. The t shirt is tagless, so there is no tag scratching you or flipping outside of the shirt.

Just a few notes about the shirts: If you are buying a women's shirt, I would recommend buying a shirt two sizes larger than what you usually wear. The Brand of the Free website recommends ordering one size larger, but, if you like your shirts loose fitting, you may want to get one that is two sizes larger. I normally wear a size medium and I got a large in this tee. It fits snugly, which is fine, but I might even order an xtra-large the next time. Also, FOLLOW the WASHING INSTRUCTIONS. I hand washed my tee and noticed that the tee color did run. The tee itself did not fade, but, I think, because of the nature of the dye, that it probably normally runs.

Finally, Brand of the free works hard to be environmentally conscious. Not only do they produce eco-friendly products, but they work to reduce, reuse, recycle in every aspect of their company. The orders are even sent using 100% recycled envelopes! The Brand of the Free website also has a great article on why to buy American made tees. Please check it out.

Want One?

*Buy It: Joe, from Brand of the Free has graciously offered all readers 35% off their orders! To order go to Brand of the Free. When checking out use coupon code: GOGREEN35 (good until the end of the giveaway)!

*Win It: One lucky reader will win the tee of their choice (subject to availability)

To enter:
1. Go to Brand of the Free and then come back here and tell me which tee you would choose if you win. (The first entry MUST be completed in order to get extra entries).

Extra Entries: (please leave a separate comment for each entry):
2. Follow Me on Twitter and Tweet about the giveaway. You may use the following:

Brand of the Free t-shirt giveaway and coupon code! http://bit.ly/uRXbP Organic, eco-friendly, Made in US tees! Cool, trendy designs!!


Please leave Twitter ID and Tweet url address in comment.

3. Follow me on blogger.
4. Grab my button.
5. Follow Brand of the Free on Twitter
6. For TWO extra entries: Blog about the giveaway. Link to this post and to Brand of the Free. (Leave a link to the post in the comment).
7. For 5 extra entries: Place an order with Brand of the Free!!! (Don't forget the 35% off coupon!!).

Giveaway ends August 15, 2009 at 11:59 PM. You do not have to have a blog to enter. Please leave your email address in the comment if you cannot be contacted through your profile. Winner will be chosen via random.org and will be notified via email. Winner will have 72 hours to respond.
Good Luck!


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Comments

  1. Very cool t's! I'd pick the "Protect US" t, if I won.

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  2. I would get the Misrepresentation tee
    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

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  3. I follow Brand of the Free on twitter @throuthehaze

    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

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  4. LOVE IT..thanks for sharing about it! I would pick the Liberty Bell shirt if I one...love the concept of it! Cracked, but not broekn, that's powerful stuff!
    Kristy

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  5. I already follow you and have your button, does that sill earn me extra chances? Just wondering...LOL
    Kristy

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  6. I just blogged about your giveaway...here's the link
    http://themancrew.blogspot.com/2009/07/found-something-cool-check-it-out.html Also, I don't have twitter, but my blog is imported to facebook, not sure if that would count or not :) Thanks for another great giveaway!
    Blessings,
    Krsity

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  7. I love the Birds on a Wire women's tee.

    s-tay(at)cox(dot)net

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  8. i would choose the Birds on a Wire tee

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  9. I love the Support Your Local Farmers Shirt!

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  10. http://youngandfreedc.blogspot.com/2009/07/giveaways-of-day-for-7292009.html

    blogged 1!

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  11. blogged 2!

    http://youngandfreedc.blogspot.com/2009/07/giveaways-of-day-for-7292009.html

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  12. I would choose Birds on a Wire. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  13. I like the support local farmers shirt. dramaqueensmum@gmail.com

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  14. Following you on Twitter & I tweeted. http://twitter.com/dramaqueensmum/status/2921850864

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  15. WOw they have great designs!
    I like birds on a wire (I think the same shirt in black would be cool too)
    KawaiiNeko2008 at aol dot com

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  16. id choose the misrepresentation one

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  17. following brand on twitter (spalka)

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  18. Such a tough decision...there are so many choices! I was able to narrow it down to two favorite: Birds on a Wire and Green Light.
    Thanks!
    Aimee
    sierranelsby (at) gmail (dot) com

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  19. I am following you on Twitter (user name: Nelsby) AND I Tweeted about this giveaway: http://twitter.com/Nelsby/status/3090750758
    Thanks!
    Aimee
    sierranelsby (at) gmail (dot) com

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  20. I am following your blog on Blogger.
    Thanks!
    Aimee
    sierranelsby (at) gmail (dot) com

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  21. I am following Brand of the Free on Twitter...my user name is Nelsby.
    Thanks!
    Aimee
    sierranelsby (at) gmail (dot) com

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  22. I would pick the Open Mic tee

    Canadian Contests, Freebies, Coupons, Deals, Games and Chat - join us at CoolCanucks.ca


    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  23. I follow on twitter as Prairiebelle

    tweeted

    http://twitter.com/Prairiebelle/status/3099282234


    Canadian Contests, Freebies, Coupons, Deals, Games and Chat - join us at CoolCanucks.ca


    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  24. I follow your blog


    Canadian Contests, Freebies, Coupons, Deals, Games and Chat - join us at CoolCanucks.ca


    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  25. I follow brand of the free on twitter as Prairiebelle


    Canadian Contests, Freebies, Coupons, Deals, Games and Chat - join us at CoolCanucks.ca


    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  26. I would like to win the Green Light t-shirt!

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  27. And I tweeted about the contest.
    http://twitter.com/EricJohnTan/status/3099549320

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  28. I love cats so I'd pick the Pursuit of Happiness shirt.

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  29. i'd pick the green light tee in women's medium for mongoosine! she would totally heart it.

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  30. i follow brandofthefree on twitter

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  31. your button is on my blog at http://fentonslee.blogspot.com

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  32. http://twitter.com/fentonslee/statuses/3133245715
    fentonslee
    i tweeted it. that said, is not the twitter username an integral part of the permatweet link?

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  33. that is a tough one they are all so great, but I think I like the Birds on a Wire best. Thanks for the chance!

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  34. I follow Brand of the Free on Twitter, I am @evolvingmommy.

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  35. i love the
    Pursuit of Happiness tee!

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  36. I'd get the 100% organic tee for my sweet organic friend, cause they don't have my size.

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  37. very cute, if i win i will choose the green light tee. I love them all though.
    thanks
    veggiemcveggie[at]gmail[dot]com

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  38. I like the green light tee too. I love the shade of green.

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  39. It is a very nice and good post. Keep up the good work.

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