Kika – Dressing a Better World

May 13, 2014
Would you like to look fabulously chic, feel ultra comfortable, and help protect our precious environment?

Well, welcome to KIKA!  This fashion forward company is dressing a better world, through their eco-friendly, American-made clothing line.

Best of all, everything is high quality and oh so pretty!

Complete outfit by Kika!
Let me introduce my new favorite pants … Kika’s Ponte Boot Cut is made from organic cotton, nylon, and spandex ponte.  They fit like a dream.  So flattering!
The top is their Vera in the color parrot. Such a perfect spring/summer color and a great basic. The Vera is made of Tencel, a fabric created from eucalyptus pulp.  All dyes and dye processes comply with the Global Organic Textile Standard.
Add on this adorable soft and stretchy Daphne jacket with a cascading collar for a total look.
The Daphne has a drapey, flattering shape.  It looks polished like a blazer, but it’s so much more comfortable!  I love the peplum detail in the back! 

Now how about adding a gorgeous scarf?  Each season Kika selects scarves to coordinate with their pieces and the proceeds from the sale of each scarf goes to support women’s shelters.

This particular scarf, Tribal, was handmade by low-income artisans through a fair trade organization in Agra, India.  So beautiful in pattern and origin!

Make the world a better place through shopping? That sounds like perfection to me!
Disclosure: Kika sent me this complimentary outfit to review in my blog.  All opinions expressed here are completely my own.  I will receive a small percentage of sales generated through my site, which I will probably be using to buy more Kika clothing!
Tune in to this blog and my Instagram account (@fashionshouldbefun)
to see these fabulous pieces styled in new ways!
Dawn Lucy

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  • Reply Monika Faulkner May 14, 2014 at 1:30 am

    Wow!! Do those pants ever fit you like a dream!! And that Daphne jacket sounds like just the thing for me, too; what with my clothing "claustrophobia" issues and all!! 😉 Great look, great brand ethic…I'm heading right over to check them out!! (P.S. How are you managing with your poor toe, my dear?!)

    • Reply dawnlucy May 21, 2014 at 6:54 pm

      Aww thanks so much, Monika! I'm so glad I did these photos before my toe fiasco! And yeah, I'm all about comfortable jackets too!

  • Reply Michele Langenberg May 14, 2014 at 1:38 am

    kika's ponte is perfect for career wear or fun wear!

    • Reply dawnlucy May 21, 2014 at 6:54 pm

      Yes, I love it!

  • Reply Porcelina May 14, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    Gorgeous ensemble, I like each of the pieces individually too. Great colours in the top and scarf, I like brights! P x

    • Reply dawnlucy May 21, 2014 at 6:55 pm

      Thanks, Porcelina. I'm loving your blog, by the way!

  • Reply Tammy Hiveley May 14, 2014 at 12:59 pm

    Oh the scarf! Beautiful. -Tammy

    • Reply dawnlucy May 21, 2014 at 6:55 pm

      Thanks, Tammy! I like teal and fuchsia together!

  • Reply Cynthia @ My Rose Colored Shades May 14, 2014 at 1:48 pm

    Love it that you always look like you're having fun in your photos! Whenever I visit your blog I always leave with a smile 🙂 . This is a great outfit. I really love the white jacket and the pants fit you so well!

    • Reply dawnlucy May 21, 2014 at 6:57 pm

      That's such a cool compliment! I pretty much am always having fun! If I'm not, I don't do it. Blogging is something I do for the joy of it!

  • Reply Marta C May 14, 2014 at 10:07 am

    Kika sounds like such a great company! Those pants look amazing on you too:)
    Marta xo

    • Reply dawnlucy May 21, 2014 at 6:54 pm

      Aww, thanks so much, Marta!

  • Reply Jill May 14, 2014 at 1:09 pm

    Digging this look on you and hello legs! I do love a white jacket, I must go pull mine out of the closet after seeing this post. FYI, I posted your pic featuring sneakers to our 'How I Wear My' Facebook page. Thanks again for joining us! XO, Jill

    • Reply dawnlucy May 21, 2014 at 6:55 pm

      You're the sweetest, Jill! Yes, it's white jacket weather for sure!

  • Reply Lana May 14, 2014 at 11:17 pm

    Love that color on you, and your accessories are beautiful! I will have to check out Kika!

    • Reply dawnlucy May 21, 2014 at 6:57 pm

      Thanks a million, Lana!

  • Reply Rachel May 14, 2014 at 4:51 pm

    Man, I had not heard of this brand before but I think you've definitely sold me on them! Your outfit is lovely–I especially love the pattern on your scarf!

    • Reply dawnlucy May 21, 2014 at 6:57 pm

      Thanks so much, Rachel! Hope you got a chance to check out Kika online!

  • Reply Antionette Blake May 15, 2014 at 8:02 pm

    What a great look – need to check this out – thanks for sharing.

    • Reply dawnlucy May 21, 2014 at 6:57 pm

      Thank you, Antoinette!

  • Reply Ann Huffman May 16, 2014 at 2:19 am

    That jacket is amazing! I love the whole outfit, and especially love the fact that the scarf proceeds go to women's shelters. Enjoy your weekend! ~Ann
    Tarnished Royalty

    • Reply dawnlucy May 21, 2014 at 6:58 pm

      Isn't that a cool idea? Thanks for stopping by, Ann!

  • Reply Renae of Simple Sequins May 17, 2014 at 7:48 am

    Interesting post about KiKa. I will have to check them out. Or perhaps do a similar review for them. let them know k?

    Also, you sweet thing, thanks for loving our post about our comparative heads of hairs. My sweet HM is so loving and supportive in every way. Chemo was extra long today because they change how some of the other meds had to be administered, thanks to insurance rule changes and by the time we were both home and starving {didn't want to stay there any longer to eat dinner to – already had lunch there} we were both in tearful exhaustion. I napped and now am at the puter thanking and commenting, etc.

    You look adorable in these great model shots! Good on ya.
    ♥, Renae

    • Reply dawnlucy May 21, 2014 at 6:58 pm

      Hope to see your Kika feature soon! Keep me posted!

  • Reply Renae of Simple Sequins May 17, 2014 at 8:03 am

    Lucy Dawn! hi! Did I just comment and then not hit publish? Dang. If I did then please leave that other comment in too. k?

    But wanted to also say that I love you saying that my short short buzz was setting a trend. I never set trends. That was awesome to hear. I am awake at this insane hour because I had to take a drop in bed nap with meds when I finally got home from chemo beemo. Man we were at the Huntsman from 10 am to 5:30 pm and then a 50 minute drive all day. Good thing we put in a doggie door for our pup. Hey KiKa sounds great. Send them my way, k?

    Loving your scarf with this ensemble – but you know my fascination with scarves no less, huh?

    ♥, Renae

  • Reply Love, Iris May 18, 2014 at 1:29 am

    Awww Dawn! You always look so cute in all your photo's!!! You look great in those pants I love them!

    • Reply dawnlucy May 21, 2014 at 6:58 pm

      You're a sweetie, dear Iris!

  • Reply Patti May 19, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    Lovely! I am a big fan of kika clothing too. Thanks for sharing with Visible Monday, you look terrific. xo

    • Reply dawnlucy May 21, 2014 at 6:59 pm

      Loved the Kika dress that you featured, Patti. So cute!

  • Reply Jan Graham-McMillen May 22, 2014 at 3:08 am

    They couldn't have picked a more perfect model, Dawn Lucy! They really show how smart eco and culturally positive manufacture can be! Smart looking, too. I've had a couple of Tencel pieces that I've loved a lot. Great jacket, and as you say, all the pieces are wonderful. A little pricey for me right now, but modest prices for so many women. Fun to cruise the site as well!

    • Reply dawnlucy May 22, 2014 at 8:52 pm

      Aww you're so sweet to me, Jan! Thanks for stopping by. Your blog is quickly becoming one of my favorites!

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