Kuna Kicks Giveaway!

kuna kicks

kuna kicks

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coat- ny&co., jeans- ae, t-shirt- kelly wearstler, shoes- kuna kicks c/o teysha

you guys.. this could very well be the first time i’ve EVER worn jeans on LA Inspiration. ever. in over 3 years. this is because i quit wearing jeans for awhile. i guess it was kinda by accident, i just wear/wore skirts & dresses 90% of the time. but winter in LA has actually been kinda cold (in, like, the 30s and 40s at night) and so on a whim i threw these on a few weeks ago to stay warm, and i kinda haven’t taken them off since. or this tee. or these shoes.

anyway, that’s the real point of this post: these shoes! it’s also been awhile since i’ve worn flats but i loved kuna kicks as soon as i saw the funky ass colorful patterns (which are all one of a kind, btw!), and fell for them even more after i read that they are fair trade! i was a little nervous because usually i have to break flats in (which typically involves me getting really painful blisters on my achilles tendon and never wearing them again), however i am really happy to say that instead of causing me blisters, kuna kicks stretch a bit to make sure that doesn’t happen and after wearing them several times – still no blisters! it’s a miracle, really. they are perfect.

“Teysha is an Austin-based, fair trade company importing 100% handmade, unique goods from around the world. Their flagship product, Kuna Kicks, feature a completely unique mola fabric (native Panamanian pattern), a signature of the Kuna women who produced it, and a guarantee that the sale made has direct impact in her community, over 1800 miles away.

The co-founders, Sophie Eckrich and Travis Breihan, have created a bridge across cultures through conscious enterprise and beautiful, functional handmade goods that improve the quality of life for every individual involved in the trade.

The Austin born-and-bred couple has brought their inclusive, eco-conscious mindset to Panama and has developed business relationships that are beneficial to the local community, a rarity in Panamanian international business relations.”

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teysha’s kuna kicks have been so successful in the austin area that they were recently picked up by nordstrom! you can now get them at the grove or irvine store (retail price $119).


i’m sure by now you’re dying to get a pair of these on your feet, and lucky for one of you.. i’m giving away a pair! entering the giveaway is simple: click here to “like” teysha on facebook!

after you’ve liked teysha, leave a comment on this post letting me know you’ve done so! that’s it. make sure you leave your e-mail address when you comment, so i can contact you if you’re the winner. the winner will be chosen at random on monday 2/4/13 and the giveaway ends on sunday 2/3/13 @ midnight pst. good luck everyone!

Comments 41

  1. Brittany Flickinger wrote:

    Had I known about these shoes 2 weeks ago during Christmas vacation…I would have peed “I heart KUNA” in the snow.

    Posted 25 Jan 2013 at 10:54 am
  2. Aimee Kristine wrote:

    KUNA!! These are rad. 2EZ…I need a pair.

    Posted 25 Jan 2013 at 11:04 am
  3. Chelsea W wrote:

    Liked Teysha on FB.

    These are so unique and beautiful. I NEED EM

    Posted 25 Jan 2013 at 11:08 am
  4. Camille Kolo wrote:

    I liked Teysha on FB! I like these shoes in real life (I also like Teysha in real life).

    Posted 25 Jan 2013 at 11:24 am
  5. Kirsten Schueler wrote:

    And I ha already “liked” teysha! That’s how I saw your giveaway! Thanks!

    Posted 25 Jan 2013 at 12:00 pm
  6. Eliza wrote:

    Love these shoes – thanks for sharing (:

    Posted 25 Jan 2013 at 12:05 pm
  7. Taylor wrote:

    Love these comfy flats! Would love to win a pair!! xo


    Posted 25 Jan 2013 at 12:08 pm
  8. Debbie wrote:

    Like the page and love the new blog. You look so pretty. The shoes are cool too!

    Posted 25 Jan 2013 at 12:39 pm
  9. Lara Jones wrote:

    I liked Teysha on Facebook! I love the bottom left ones (blue/red). So cute!


    Posted 25 Jan 2013 at 1:11 pm
  10. Jasmine Duarte wrote:

    These are so cute!! And of course you look amazing! xx

    Posted 25 Jan 2013 at 1:37 pm
  11. Angela wrote:

    Hi, I liked on facebook and absolutely LOVE the uniqueness of shoes by teysha!

    Posted 25 Jan 2013 at 5:18 pm
  12. Kelly Timco wrote:

    I found you on tumblr.
    Thanks !!

    Posted 25 Jan 2013 at 7:52 pm
  13. Sharon Boze wrote:

    Just love the flats! I have the same problem with blisters, and would love to find shoes that don’t do that to me! You did a great job promoting them.

    Posted 26 Jan 2013 at 6:03 am
  14. Anushka Lou wrote:

    Woop! Done! :)

    Posted 26 Jan 2013 at 11:15 am
  15. Rachel miller wrote:


    Posted 26 Jan 2013 at 12:43 pm
  16. monica meza wrote:

    I love these! I liked the Facebook page as Monica Meza and my contact email is monicamezaa@yahoo.com.
    I have my fingers crossed, ah! x

    Posted 26 Jan 2013 at 1:32 pm
  17. MsMorelion wrote:

    I wish there was a “LOVE” option instead of just “LIKE”, I’d have used it….Love your page and love these badass shoes!

    Posted 26 Jan 2013 at 2:16 pm
  18. Dixie wrote:

    Done!! I would’ve “loved” Teysha if they had a button for that :-). Such beautiful and uniquely awesome shoes!!!
    My email is dixiemaxwellmusic@yahoo.com

    Posted 26 Jan 2013 at 3:12 pm
  19. Sharifa wrote:

    FANTASTIC! These are gorgeous. Thanks! xo

    Posted 26 Jan 2013 at 5:31 pm
  20. Cindy Aiton wrote:

    I “like” Teysha on Facebook as Cindy Aiton. Thank you so much for offering such a lovely and generous giveaway.

    Posted 27 Jan 2013 at 7:20 am
  21. Mathilde wrote:

    I liked the page as Mathilde Non! :) I’m so excited about this giveaway, these are gorgeous! Here’s my email : parisianfairytale@yahoo.fr thank you xx

    Posted 27 Jan 2013 at 11:19 am
  22. Robin Hands wrote:

    Those are so cute and glad to see a new post from you! Very excited

    Posted 27 Jan 2013 at 11:30 am
  23. Rach D wrote:

    I liked her! And you look adorbs! xx


    Posted 27 Jan 2013 at 11:33 am
  24. chelsie henderson wrote:

    Liked on facebook.

    Thank you :)

    Email- chelsogirl@msn.com

    Posted 27 Jan 2013 at 7:15 pm
  25. Lily Nguyen wrote:

    I liked the page as Lily Nguyen, this is such a great giveaway helping out! lnguyenn@hotmail.com

    Posted 28 Jan 2013 at 10:59 am
  26. Michele wrote:

    These shoes are awesome! Such a great story behind them as well <3

    Posted 28 Jan 2013 at 9:28 pm
  27. Shelbi wrote:

    done :]

    Posted 28 Jan 2013 at 11:42 pm
  28. pegaita wrote:

    done!! gimme some kicks! kristina (at) eatcakey.com

    Posted 28 Jan 2013 at 11:43 pm
  29. Vien Bautista wrote:

    I found this on tumblr. I liked your facebook page as well. The shoes are gorg! :)


    Posted 29 Jan 2013 at 6:31 am
  30. Estrela Pacheco wrote:


    liked. Omg I loved them so much :(

    Posted 29 Jan 2013 at 10:58 am
  31. Aja wrote:

    I liked Teysha on fb!

    Posted 29 Jan 2013 at 1:55 pm
  32. Denise LeFave wrote:

    FB liked!

    Posted 29 Jan 2013 at 2:33 pm
  33. AllisonFletcher wrote:

    I liked you on Facebook!!!

    Posted 29 Jan 2013 at 6:49 pm
  34. Lindsey wrote:

    I liked Teysha on Facebook! Love the company and the shoes.

    Posted 30 Jan 2013 at 5:06 pm
  35. a ray wrote:

    i like it! :)

    Posted 31 Jan 2013 at 9:43 am
  36. Amanda wrote:

    I love these! The designs remind me of the prints my high school French teacher always wore. She’s rubbed off onto me (: Thanks!


    Posted 02 Feb 2013 at 12:19 am
  37. Raelena P. wrote:

    liked on Facebook: Rae Pavey
    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

    Posted 02 Feb 2013 at 2:32 pm
  38. Xochitl wrote:

    Oh, these shoes are SO pretty. I just like Teysha on Facebook.

    Posted 03 Feb 2013 at 2:34 am
  39. anngillian cruz wrote:

    I love these and even if i dont win, i must own a pair!

    Posted 03 Feb 2013 at 1:50 pm
  40. Diana wrote:

    How about that, well you look fabulous in jeans and much as you do in your skirts and maxis…love the coat…and your hair!!! xoxo

    Liked them on facebook, love finding stuff that is fair trade. Thanks for sharing! xoxo

    Posted 03 Feb 2013 at 1:53 pm
  41. Christi wrote:

    What a great find!! I can’t wait to see their boots when they come out, will for sure be in the market for a pair of those…

    Posted 04 Feb 2013 at 12:05 pm

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