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Life is busy. Fashion should be comfortable! From running errands to a nice dinner out, I desire fashion that is versatile and ready for anything. Discovering prAna clothing was a perfect fit.

prAna offers stylish and sustainable fashion that transcends the status quo.

prAna Stylish and Sustainable Fashion

Disclosure: This is a sponsored article between myself and prAna. Affiliate links are used in this article. I only feature brands I have personally tested and love.

Even when I am dressed comfortably I always want to have some flair.

Fashion should always be fun, never boring.

prAna nailed it with their Kara jeans and Daria Top!

Important: Keep reading for an exclusive discount! ( Hint: find it at the bottom of the post! )

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prAna Quality:

First I want to say that I was amazed by the quality of prAna clothing.

The fabrics are so soft and very well designed.

The jeans move with my body perfectly.

I could literally do stretches in them.

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Until recently I did not know much about prAna fashions.

I had seen other bloggers write about the brand but until I tried it for myself I had no clue!

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prAna Sustainability:

I am a big advocate of green living.

When I found out that many of prAna’s styles were sustainable I was very happy.

The Kara jeans are made of 75% organic cotton.

The Daria Sweater Hoodie is 55% organic cotton.

I spend a great deal of my spare time in nature and it’s something I aim to protect!

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prAna Versatility:

Not only does prAna pride itself on sustainable fashion but the clothing is versatile!

You can go straight from running the day’s errands to a hike in the country in these clothes!

I did!

The day these photos were taken, by my husband ( thank you sweetie ), we had just finished running our errands.

I was not even planning the photo shoot for this day.

I simply was giving the clothes their initial test run!

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It was when we decided to take this walk that I realized the prAna claim of being versatile was absolutely true!

Who knew one could dress so dang cute for hiking!?

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prAna Kara Jean:

So let’s talk about these jeans for a moment…

First off, I am so glad I went with the Rasin color!

Ladies these are sort of purple with a blue hue but sometimes, in some lighting, they have a maroon tone to them as well.

The color is so unique and so much fun!

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With Fall upon us, I was in need of a few more pairs of jeans.

I just did not want another blue pair.

It was not easy selecting from eight gorgeous colors of Kara jeans but I am happy I went with raisin!

I am going to grab at least one, if not two more pairs!

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prAna Kara Jean Sizing:

So I am in between sizes.

I was a solid 10 but am moving down to an 8.

Since I knew I had to fit into them now for this article I went with a 10.

I could have sized down to an 8.

Now with that said, their sizing chart was spot on!

I just was not confident, but I should have been!

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Since these jeans have so much stretch to them that an 8 would have worked perfectly for me.

The 10 still works but I am not sure for how long.

My daughter is lurking patiently to receive them from me!

She adores them too!

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If I do continue to lose weight and need to buy the 8 I will be buying raisin again, I love this color so much!

Like I said, the sizing issue had nothing to do with prAna sizing chart so follow that, unlike me.

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prAna Daria Sweater Hoodie:

Okay, it’s time to talk about this top.

So much fun, so much style, and flair!

I am forever saying I want clothing that is unique.

Daria delivers!

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The Daria comes in four colors.

I opted for Muted Truffle.

I went with the color because like the design of this top, it is unique.

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When shopping, I always consider what I already have in my closet.

I did not own any tops in a color close to this.

The knit is lightweight and perfect for the Summer to Fall transition.

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Come winter I can simply wear a long sleeve blouse under it.

Since it is oversized layering will be easy.

Of course, the kangaroo pocket is useful and a place to keep hands warm.

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The v-neck is cute with a nice border on the sides for some added styling.

I have to say this is the only top I have ever owned with cocoon sleeves.

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I love them and think they are truly unique.

That is exactly what I shop for!

Different and unique!

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Oh, and raise your hand if you have ever had a hoodie where the hood simply did not work right!

Either way too big and covered your eyes or too small and did not stay up.

You will not have either of these problems with the Daria!

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prAna designs their fashions to be functional!

That includes knowing how to design a hoodie where the hood fits correctly!

Finally – someone got it right!

Thank you prAna!

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I almost feel like a fairy tale character in this cute hoodie!

Being out in the country is my favorite place to be.

Enjoying the crisp air, the beautiful countryside, and in comfort to boot!

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I am a prAna Fan!

I have my Kara jeans cuffed.

The Kara is made to be worn cuffed or long.

Depending on your height, of course, you may not be able to wear them long.

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I am a super shortie at only five foot three inches tall.

The Kara is not available in different lengths.

Some of the prAna jeans are and I do plan to order other styles to try the short length out.

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With that said, the Kara Jean is low rise with a narrow leg.

I like low rise because I do not have a very long body or true waistline.

I think low rise works well for those of us who have curvy or hourglass figures.

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Look, I am not one of those women who will wear a spike heel.

Maybe in my 20’s but that has been decades ago.

I love fashion, but I require comfort!

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I do not work in an office.

Most of my time is spent working from home, or out exploring.

I am an active mid-life woman.

prAna works for me.

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prAna’s mission alone is something I align with:

When you reach into your closet, there should be something there that reflects who you are, how you feel, and what you value most. There should be something that you can put on in the morning and confidently wear all day long. Something you can throw in your bag and know will work for whatever your journey brings.

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Yup, that is me 95% of the time.

Don’t get me wrong, I love to get dressed up and wear my wedges too!

Just not without good reason!

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I have honestly tried to be that woman who works from home in a dress.

It makes no sense of my lifestyle, can’t do it!

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prAna is perfect for the woman who wants to look on trend but is on the go.

Perfect for the stay at home mom, anyone who works from home, or is into an outdoor adventure.

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prAna is sure you will love their clothing because they base their designs on their own experiences!

The creators of prAna are more than just designers.

They are yogis, climbers, and world travelers who know what comfortable fashion is.

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They work to combine classic design elements with modern sustainable materials.

I also appreciate the attention to detail and that they are not afraid to try something out of the box.

They are a responsible brand as well when it comes to who is making their designs and how they are treated.

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prAna Responsibility:

From partnering with Bluesign, to be sure they meet environmental and human safety standards …

to being a fair trade brand prAna cares.

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They even put forests before fabrics!

In 2013 prAna partnered with Canopy, an environmental nonprofit to eliminate wood fibers from being endangered.

Those who know me know how important our woodlands are to me!

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prAna Cares!

prAna does well in restraint from the use of poly bags as well.

79% of their products are shipped without the use of poly bags.

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That isn’t even all prAna does for our environment and people!

You can check out more on their site but as a mid-life woman, these things matter to me!

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I love getting older.

At 48 I am far more fun, far more funky and far more fashionable!

I am also far more aware of what I wear.

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Brands that care matter to me. 

Fashion that does not sacrifice our beautiful earth is what I will personally invest my cash in. 

Versatile, Beautiful, Sustainable Fashion

prAna is all that and more.

Every box ticked …

Comfortable √

Stylish √

Unique √

On Trend √

Versatile √

Green √

Fair Trade √

Did I miss anything?

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Oh wait, there is also the prAna Guarantee!

If for any reason, you do not absolutely love your prAna purchase, you may return it for a full refund, credit, or exchange.

If you are with me about buying sustainable clothing that looks fresh and fun, shop now! 

Use this exclusive code GHFB15 at checkout for 15% off your order. Valid Sept 5th through Oct 5th, 2017.




    • September 5, 2017 / 7:21 pm

      Joanna I totally remember those days when I homeschooled my kids as well. In fact, that is why I started this blog to begin with! You will love prAna – sooo comfortable and they have amazing leggings too!

    • September 5, 2017 / 7:20 pm

      Thank you so much Cherri! Grab one of these cute sweater hoodies using the special discount in the post! So worth it – I love how different it is!

    • September 5, 2017 / 7:19 pm

      Thank you so much! I do love this hooded sweater and that the hood fits right !

  1. September 5, 2017 / 2:15 pm

    This is amazing! I have to give this company a further look. I love sustainable and environmentally friendly. If we want to keep our planet even somewhat healthy for the future those are two things we need more of.
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    • September 5, 2017 / 7:17 pm

      Thank you so much – I am loving the comfort of prAna and that they are a sustainable brand! We do need more of this! I agree fully! prAna is awesome! Comfortable too!

  2. September 5, 2017 / 3:11 pm

    I have a dress from prAna. I won a gift certificate in a Twitter party earlier this year. I love the company’s dedication to their mission and it made me definitely want to support them. Oh and you are rocking that purple!
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    • September 5, 2017 / 7:16 pm

      How cool! What a nice win! Yes I agree their mission is awesome and I too love it. Thank you I am loving the purple vibe!

  3. Claudia Krusch
    September 5, 2017 / 6:58 pm

    This is a great outfit for fall. I will have to check out prAna fashions. I need to add a few new pieces to my fall wardrobe.

    • September 5, 2017 / 7:16 pm

      Thank you! Please check them out – so comfy and love that they are earth friendly!

  4. September 5, 2017 / 7:16 pm

    I’ve never tried their services before! I do love how the clothes fit you and you’re right about it being stylish. I appreciate the fact that they’re also eco-friendly!

    • September 5, 2017 / 7:25 pm

      Thank you Karen! I agree – being eco-friendly is important indeed! If you decide to purchase from them remember the special discount in the article! Enjoy!

  5. September 5, 2017 / 7:29 pm

    I am LOVING the Kara jeans on you! I’ve officially added the raisin color to my wishlist because they are such a neat shade! Your purples with your yellow shoes is SO cute and happy! Guess I need to add yellow sneakers to my wishlist too! 🙂
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    • September 5, 2017 / 10:52 pm

      Thank you so much Katie!! They are SO comfortable!!! The raisin color is amazing! Truly! I had no idea until I got them but I love the way the colors play off each other. I love the yellow with them too. Hey it may be Fall soon but I have to keep some summer color in there! Thanks for checking them out! The tennis shoes are by Adidas by the way.

    • September 7, 2017 / 3:18 pm

      Thank you so much! I am so glad I got to try prAna fashions. They truly are all they claim to be, love the styles and the comfort is awesome!

    • September 7, 2017 / 3:17 pm

      Thank you so much! I had fun with the color play in this look for sure. prAna prides themselves on comfortable fashion. It’s true too – TOTALLY comfy!

  6. Kathy
    September 6, 2017 / 6:30 am

    I love the outfit! It looks like something I’d wear. It looks comfy as well as stylish. It’s perfect fall I would say.

    • September 7, 2017 / 3:17 pm

      Indeed Kathy it truly IS a comfortable outfit. I love how unique the Daria sweater hoodie is, and the jeans have plenty of stretch! I adore prAna!

    • September 7, 2017 / 3:16 pm

      Thank you so much! It is such a lovely place. Kansas has so many pretty places to do photos. I am so glad you enjoyed it! Oh and that top – I ADORE IT!

  7. September 6, 2017 / 12:34 pm

    Those jeans look super comfortable. I need some new jeans but I am in between sizes too. The raisin color is pretty and I would wear it if they had them in my size. I haven’t tried PrAna clothing line yet.
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    • September 7, 2017 / 3:15 pm

      They are truly SUPER comfy! They have plenty of stretch too. If you order these I suggest you go with your lower size. That is always nice to do right!? Sorry they are out of your size now perhaps they will restock. I am sure all of prAna’s jeans are just as comfy though. I love their clothing.

  8. September 7, 2017 / 10:10 am

    I’m a jeans kind of gal for the fit is extremely important. I love the color of these. They look perfect with your yellow sneakers. Versatility is everything.

    • September 7, 2017 / 3:09 pm

      Thank you so much Mimi! I simply love these jeans they are SUPER comfy! Tons of stretch too!

  9. September 7, 2017 / 3:48 pm

    I’ve never heard of prAna before but I dig their clothes because I’m all about comfort and style. Just perfect for fall weather!

    • September 7, 2017 / 11:25 pm

      Thank you Diana. I am so happy to introduce you to prAna! They really do make the most comfortable fashion.

  10. September 8, 2017 / 8:57 pm

    Love the color of jeans you picked. They really make this whole outfit complete and look super comfortable. And those shoes are too cute!
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    • September 9, 2017 / 3:10 pm

      Thank you so much! The color combo was a fun one! The jeans are actually SUPER comfy! Love them!

    • September 17, 2017 / 11:54 am

      Thank you for checking out the post Amy! prAna Jeans are so comfortable I could wear them every day. I need to get some more in different colors so I can.

  11. September 29, 2017 / 3:04 pm

    I love that outfit. My favorite color is purple and those shades look wonderful together.

    • September 29, 2017 / 3:10 pm

      Gisele I fell in love with this plaid top on the website and hoped it was as gorgeous in person. It is even better than I had hoped!

  12. October 2, 2017 / 9:04 am

    Hi, all of your pictures are amazing! You show off the comfortable fit perfectly. I love that outfit so much! I think i will not only be comfortable with prAna clothing will be more than comfortable 🙂
    Great thanks for sharing.

    • October 2, 2017 / 7:06 pm

      Thank you so much Mira! I just checked out your site as well and your lip colors look oh so pretty!

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