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Representation Matters! Tea Collection & $100 Clothing Giveaway

Representation Matters! Tea Collection & $100 Clothing Giveaway

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This is about Tea Collection and Down syndrome.

There are affiliate links in this post (meaning if you click on a photo that leads you to Tea Collection and make a purchase from there, I will get a percentage of their profit – but you pay no more than you would have). Affiliate links are a great way to support the work I do, so thank you!

There is also a giveaway! 

Tea Collection and Down syndrome:

tea collection and model with down syndromeTea Collection has a long history of being super inclusive.

Their garments are about celebrating cultures and art from around the world, and  as long as I’ve known them, they’ve hired models who represented diversity across the human spectrum.

Diversity includes Down syndrome

Intellectual disability – or disability in general! – tends to be the forgotten color on the diversity rainbow, so it’s awesome to  see a major label get it.

It feels great to see models who represent our kids (or ourselves).

Representation matters. I know for me, I’m at the point where I do not want to give my money to any company that does not choose to represent my daughter or myself.

Moxie and her brothers

Moxie & Her Brothers

Beyond representation, I’ve  loved the fact that their clothes are high quality. To me, “high quality” means that their clothes last a long time, the colors stay true and dirt washes out easily.

Anything that we buy from Tea Collection lasts a long time, like so long that while Moxie may outgrow them, the clothes are still in great condition so we pass them along for someone else to enjoy.

And that’s kind of saying a lot if you aren’t familiar with kids with the extra chromosome! Kids with Down syndrome tend to grow more slowly than kids without Down syndrome.

It takes twice or three-times as long for Moxie to outgrow something as it will for a typically-developing kid.


Moxie just got some  clothes from their new line.


They are perfect for her Saturdays at Special Olympics!

She loves the ease of movement that the dresses provide, their ample pockets (POCKETS!!!) and pretty leggings.

She wears her Tea Collection dresses while bike riding. 

And just hanging out!

(she put a sweater on that super-cute little sundress because we were in Waimea for the Paniolo Parade… brrrrr, so cold)

Tea Collection Celebrates Down syndrome Awareness Month!

In celebration of the October coming up – Down syndrome Awareness Month, Tea Collection wants to give YOU, readers of this blog, a giveaway!


  • $100 store credit (for anything on their site).
  • Winner must reside in United States or Canada

To enter; you don’t need to have a child with Down syndrome to enter! But because we’re doing this for Down syndrome Awareness Acceptance  Month, can you commit to performing one random act of kindness in honor of Down syndrome? Just comment “yes” (if you can), and you are entered!

Giveaway closes on September 24th 2018

Tea Collection Down syndrome model

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