one for one.

i first heard about Toms shoes from Soulmate, on one of our random conversations.   Then, I started seeing them everywhere….  when they finally showed up at my favorite store of all time — NORDSTROM, i knew it was time. 

For those of you who aren’t familiar with Toms, their mission is simple:  

TOMS Shoes was founded on a simple premise: With every pair you purchase, TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need. One for One. Using the purchasing power of individuals to benefit the greater good is what we’re all about. –

Africa, Uganda, Haiti, and USA are only some of the countries they donate to.  Here’s why you should buy TOMS  1)  they’re fucking comfortable.  2)  they even come in hobbit sizes [Queenie!].  3) they make a donation with no extra cost to u.  4)  you can choose which country your donation goes to, and  5) i said so.

Today, I bought my first pair of Toms Shoes and chose to have the donated pair go to my home country — the good ol’ US of A.  I am now dancing around the office in them, hoping that the kid who got my donated shoes is dancing too.  One for One.   That shit is amazing.



  1. Eun Ji · February 3, 2010

    Tom’s is awesome. Aside from their one-for-one policy, they make some cuteass shoes. I got the wrap boot. They kinda make me feel like a ninja when I’m winding them around me legs.

  2. Esmeraldaa · February 13, 2010

    “Africa, Uganda, Haiti, and USA are only some of the countries they donate to”

    ps – Africa is not a country..

    • Raaachem · February 16, 2010

      yeahhh totally meant south africa. ha.

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