Triple Flip – Canadian Mompreneur Creates a HIT Clothing Store for Tweens #Giveaway

by Janice

This is Janice, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, here with a review and giveaway for my daughter’s favorite Canadian clothing store. If you are in the US, no worries, they ship internationally. Triple Flip provided gift cards for review and giveaway purposes, but our opinions and love for Triple Flip is all our own.

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Imagine the PERFECT store for tween girls…

A store with clothes created just for them — for real girls, who want to express themselves with exciting, unique clothes designed to fit their bodies and their fun, cartwheeling lifestyles.

A store where tween girls are treated like the treasures they are – where the staff takes the time to teach them how to tie an infinity scarf or helps them choose the absolute perfect accessories for their new outfit.

A store that is totally tween girl cool — from funky dressing room decor, to the “Flip Girls” posters lining the walls. (Flip Girls are real tween girl customers who entered to win the random annual draw to be featured in Triple Flip ad campaigns. There are no celebrities or models for Triple Flip — this is the store for every Canadian girl.)

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This ultimate shopping experience for girls does exist — you and your girls can find it at Triple Flip.

The Mom Behind the Brand

Triple Flip has become THE hit brand for Canadian tween girls, with new stores continuing to pop up across the country.

Almost every girl in my daughter’s class owns one of their uber-popular Minky jackets — and from what I see on the playground, at least 80% of the girls in the entire school are sporting fashions from Triple Flip.

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And it is no accident that Triple Flip resonates with tween girls — Calgary mompreneur Linda Maslechko launched the brand in 2005 with the goal of creating a store where girls like her daughters, who were 9, 11, and 13 at the time, would want to shop.

In fact, it was her youngest daughter who gave her idea for the store. Frustrated with the lack of shopping options for girls their age, her daughter said, “Mom, we have to do something.”

And do something, she did!

Now, a decade later, with 11 stores across Canada, and shipping from their online store available internationally, Triple Flip continues to thrive by putting tween girls first.

The Shopping Experience

Recently, my daughter Olivia and I visited our local Triple Flip store for some Back to School clothes. Triple Flip is Olivia’s favorite brand and she was super excited for our shopping trip.

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Triple Flip is a head-to-toe shopping dream — with awesome available for every part of a tween’s active life. The clothes, shoes, accessories, and bags are the perfect mix of activewear and streetwear, outfitting girls from their dance class, to their school desks, to their weekend parties or play dates.

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The store is set up for shopping ease, with the clothes grouped together in coordinated collections. The target age for Triple Flip girls is 9-12, but the sizes fit girls from age six to late teens. (My daughter is just turning seven, but has been wearing Triple Flip since she was five.)

Triple Flip created their own sizing based on their research of 400 Canadian teen girls. Their sizes range from Size 1, which is geared to fit girls around age 6, up to Size 6, which is designed to fit girls into their mid teens.

In addition to Triple Flip’s own clothing lines, the stores carry popular active brands such as Roxy, and a range of fabulous accessories.

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But perhaps the best part about shopping at Triple Flip is the spirit of the brand and the staff that live out their mission to help tweens stay happy, strong and confident as they grow.

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The store manager, Vanessa, gave Olivia amazing attention. She helped her customize outfits and choose accessories. She taught Olivia how to wear an Infinity scarf. She even searched boxes in the back of the store to find the perfect “furry” binder in the colours Livvie wanted.

But most of all, she had FUN with Olivia. Vanessa truly bonded with Olivia and made her feel special. It was unlike any other shopping experience.

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Triple Flip has done something amazing — it has made shopping for girls a healthy, rewarding experience, that allows girls to feel good about themselves. In a world where small chains and stores seem to be disappearing, Triple Flip has created a store that is relevant and flourishing.

Designed to Grow, Designed to Last

Triple Flip clothes are so well made, they make the best hand me downs. In fact, our neighbours have blessed Olivia with many of their out grown Triple Flip clothes!

triple-flip-designed-to-growDuring the month of August, Triple Flip is running a program called Designed to Grow, Designed to Last, designed to help girls help other girls…

  • During the month of August, girls can bring in their much loved, outgrown, ready-to-wear Triple Flip clothing to any of our 11 stores
  • Triple Flip will then put them in the hands of women’s shelters and select community charities so that they can reach girls in time for the first day of school
  • As a thank you, donors will get 10% off their Back to School purchase at Triple Flip

To find out more about Designed to Grow, Designed to Last, click over to find out more about this charitable Back to School program.

WIN a $150 Gift Certificate to Triple Flip

We are so excited that Triple Flip is giving one of you a gift certificate to Triple Flip.

While Triple Flip stores are only in Canada, they do ship to the US and internationally. So if you don’t live in Canada, you can still shop at Triple Flip!

 

Written by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom
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1 Anne Taylor August 27, 2014 at 10:50 pm

I’d get the Dip-dye Hooded Jacket, for sure!

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2 Teh Doll August 27, 2014 at 11:10 pm

My daughter would flip for this site. I love the Sprint Legging
purple mystique. They have such a cute collection of clothing.

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3 Connie August 27, 2014 at 11:23 pm

My girls ADORE Triple Flip! We’d probably get a couple of hoodies.

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4 Troy Vo August 27, 2014 at 11:58 pm

I also love the Sprint Legging purple mystique.
They have a lot of cute clothing. My girls often ask for me take hers to there.

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5 Beki Lozano August 28, 2014 at 1:06 am

i love there tops my daughter would so love this she needs clothes love te the two Mae Tops

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6 Diana August 28, 2014 at 1:23 am

I would love to get new clothes for my daughter!

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7 Beth Cole August 28, 2014 at 1:40 am

I haven’t heard of the store before, but my daughter would love it. She would LOVE the Minky Popover in atomic blue.

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8 lisa August 28, 2014 at 3:25 am

I would spend it on my nieces!

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9 Barbara Platt August 28, 2014 at 7:25 am

everything for my granddaughter

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10 anne August 28, 2014 at 9:08 am

My granddaughter would have gorgeous clothes.

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11 D Schmidt August 28, 2014 at 9:49 am

Visited the site and I like the Printed Skater Dress lavender donut

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12 vickie couturier August 28, 2014 at 10:57 am

my granddaughters love the tops and the Triple Flip

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13 Amy Heffernan August 28, 2014 at 12:24 pm

Some stylish t’s and leggings!

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14 Katherine August 28, 2014 at 12:46 pm

MIne loves the agility tank

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15 Lori Jackson August 28, 2014 at 1:48 pm

Cute leggings a that super cute tye dyed Hooded Jacket.

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16 ACMommy August 28, 2014 at 2:14 pm

Adorable stuff for sure!! I like the All Sports Hoodie in the blue atoll, the Jazlyn Tee in black, and all the bags are so cute! ;-)

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17 Susan August 28, 2014 at 2:15 pm

I would get my daughter some new uniform pants for school ( black triple flip pants are part of the girls uniform at her school) and I would throw in some fun accessories like scarves and headbands for her to wear as well!

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18 Angela August 28, 2014 at 2:24 pm

This is my daughter favourite store. She has outgrown all her pants and need some more.

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19 Pam Lee August 28, 2014 at 2:29 pm

the Onesie minky dimple pj!

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20 Joy August 28, 2014 at 2:59 pm

I am not sure – I would let my daughter study the website and let her pick what ever she wanted – she is a big Triple Flip fan!!

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21 Lisa Neutel August 28, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Well I’d def. let my daughter pick ..but I. Sure she would love some leggings and even the cute tie dyed hoodie

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22 Cindy August 28, 2014 at 3:10 pm

My girls love the scrunch shorts for dance, minkies, infinity scarves and their super soft leggings!

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23 Janice Crespo August 28, 2014 at 3:45 pm

I would use this for my daughters. I know I would be getting the All Sport Hoodie in blue atoll and a few other hoodies. They would love these!

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24 Heather B August 28, 2014 at 3:47 pm

I would love to be able to get some new clothes for my 10 year old daughter

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25 Kerrie Turner August 28, 2014 at 4:07 pm

The minky onesie is on my daughter’s wishlist as well and more fuzzy binders and a new gym bodysuit

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26 Kerrie Turner August 28, 2014 at 4:09 pm

The minky onesie is on my daughter’s wishlist as well as more fuzzy binders

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27 Kerrie Turner August 28, 2014 at 4:10 pm

Minky, minky and more minky

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28 janet August 28, 2014 at 4:23 pm

whatever my daughter wants and needs for school – she just LOVES Triple Flip!

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29 Anna August 28, 2014 at 5:39 pm

My daughter REALLY wants the knockout pink Minky Hilo Hoodie, and the cupcake leggings. And we both love all the Triple flip infiniti scarves!

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30 Selma August 28, 2014 at 8:09 pm

Definitely one of those cute hoodies for my daughter! <3

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31 Tammy Dalley August 28, 2014 at 8:24 pm

Love the Everyday Infinity Scarfs

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32 Taira August 28, 2014 at 8:26 pm

Minky hoodies for my girls…perfect for fall weather! We all LOVE Triple Flip! Great vibe and bright vibrant colors.

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33 Sarah at Journeys of The Zoo August 28, 2014 at 8:59 pm

We need long sleeved tops like crazy! http://tripleflip.ca/girls-clothing/tops/long-sleeve-tops.html

Hope that these live up to the hype because my kids go through one a day!

Thanks for hosting and making this giveaway open to Canadians.

Besos, Sarah
Blogger at Journeys of The Zoo

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34 lisa bolduc August 28, 2014 at 9:27 pm

i saw the Roxy Girl Lunch Hour Bag at winners today and I was tempted to get is, I can get it at triple flip now

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35 Robin Christofaro August 28, 2014 at 10:38 pm

I would love to be able to get some new things for my daughter. They have such awesome stuff!

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36 Darlene Carbajal August 28, 2014 at 10:50 pm

I like the Kara Tee. I would give the gift card to my little sister. :)

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37 Leanne M August 29, 2014 at 12:47 am

My daughter would love the onsize and a new hoody.

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38 Christina G. August 29, 2014 at 8:06 am

I would let my daughter spend it on anything she wanted from their offerings. Thanks for the giveaway!

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39 Dara Nix August 29, 2014 at 9:30 am

If lucky enough to win, I have some nieces who would LOVE to have some of these cute items on Triple Flip!

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40 Meagan bs August 29, 2014 at 11:22 am

i’d love to let my daughter pick some things for herself if i won, she would love this!

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41 carol August 29, 2014 at 1:00 pm

my granddaughter would love to shop at this website and would like the all sport hoodie

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42 Kathy stevenson August 29, 2014 at 1:23 pm

I would buy clothes for my daughters.

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43 Charlene Drake August 29, 2014 at 4:44 pm

I would buy some cute clothes for my two grand daughters.

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44 Jessica T August 29, 2014 at 6:57 pm

I’m not sure I’d have a choice! My DD would be in charge :)

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45 Crystal F August 29, 2014 at 9:15 pm

I would get clothes for my daughter like the Serendipity Dress. Thank you!

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46 Kristi Renout August 29, 2014 at 10:13 pm

I like the random hearts backpack!

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47 Darlene Schuller August 29, 2014 at 10:28 pm

I would spend it on my daughter for new clothes.

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48 Mami2jcn August 30, 2014 at 12:30 pm

I love the printed skater dress.

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49 Bailey Dexter August 30, 2014 at 10:04 pm

I would love to pick up some great items for my granddaughters for back to school. They would love the Serendipity Dress!

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50 Kelly D August 30, 2014 at 10:33 pm

I would get the Maripol Dress for my daughter..

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51 Liza Ramsey August 31, 2014 at 1:41 am

Bowler bag and Sadie top.

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52 Tara August 31, 2014 at 1:45 am

I’d let me 11 year old daughter pick out some clothes. It’s so hard to find clothes for her age!

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53 Lorraine August 31, 2014 at 3:05 am

Leggings, Leotards, Booty Shorts and/or a mesh top for dance!

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54 Jessica w August 31, 2014 at 6:51 am

I think we’d get one of those kinky hoodies. So cute!

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55 Jennifer August 31, 2014 at 10:02 am

Anything Minky, my daughter loves all that stuff.

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56 Sarah Hirsch August 31, 2014 at 11:44 am

i’d love to get my daughter a minky jacket

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57 mrsshukra August 31, 2014 at 8:41 pm

The Velocity jacket and the Essential jacket are nice for girls!

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58 Jenny Major August 31, 2014 at 10:11 pm

back to school clothes for my daughter

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59 Suzanne G August 31, 2014 at 11:03 pm

I would get the Minky Hilo Hoodie, the Printed Skater Skirt and the Bootcut Pant.

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60 Stacey b August 31, 2014 at 11:11 pm

I’d spend it on fall clothes for my kids.

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61 Brittany August 31, 2014 at 11:29 pm

I would get my daughter the Bermuda shorts and the aura skort for sure.

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62 Marilyn Nawara September 1, 2014 at 11:30 am

I would definitely get one of the Minky Hoodies for my granddaughter.

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63 Tabitha September 1, 2014 at 1:58 pm

I’d buy the all sport hoodie in sachet pink.
And the mountain lake dress.
Plus the pj onsie in hashtag purple!!

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64 joni September 2, 2014 at 1:12 am

I would get the dip-dye hooded jacket for my daughter.

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65 Cheryl Free September 2, 2014 at 3:29 am

I’d stock up on accessories.

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66 Annmarie W. September 2, 2014 at 9:58 am

I know my daughter would love their Trino Jacket!

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67 Kelly H. September 2, 2014 at 4:42 pm

I would get the all sport hoodie in sachet pink.

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68 Monique Rizzo September 3, 2014 at 1:36 pm

Well if I left it up to my niece- she would love the Random hearts backpack.

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69 Kerrie Mayans September 4, 2014 at 2:56 pm

I would spend it on a trailblazer jacket and a Sherpa vest for my 12 year old daughter. The clothes on this site are exactly the kind of style she likes.

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70 Ginnett K September 5, 2014 at 3:16 pm

I would spend the $150 on yoga pants, a zipper hoodie and headband for my 12 year old daughter who lives in these kinds of outfits.

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71 Nannypanpan September 6, 2014 at 8:16 pm

I like the donut pullover and the Sadie top

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72 Austin Baroudi September 7, 2014 at 12:47 am

I would get a bunch of the Kitten and Puppy Knee High Socks!

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73 Jenny September 7, 2014 at 7:36 pm

I really like the shark bite tank and would love to get that and more for my daughter. :)

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74 Crystal Rose September 7, 2014 at 9:00 pm

I would get the minky onesie & a furry binder.

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75 Nicole September 7, 2014 at 9:32 pm

A couple of great fall hoodies.

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76 Kela Nellums September 7, 2014 at 10:12 pm

A couple of hoodies would be great!

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77 maria September 7, 2014 at 11:11 pm

Some tops and a jacket would be good!

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78 Teneal Harker September 8, 2014 at 8:32 am

I would take my 10 year old daughter and let her pick out her favorite things;)

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79 Kim Kihega September 8, 2014 at 11:26 am

I would buy a couple dresses and shoes for my daughter.

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80 rachelle September 9, 2014 at 8:21 am

I would probably buy a furry bag ! Ive been wanting one for soooooo long. However i love everything in the store so i might change my mind a couple of times :)

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81 Fiona N September 9, 2014 at 8:28 am

I would buy some clothes and 2 minky backpacks for my nieces.
Thank You for the great giveaway

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82 Kerrie Turner September 9, 2014 at 10:22 am

More minky and gym leotards

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83 richelle bowers September 10, 2014 at 1:32 pm

I think I would get Minky Onesie

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84 AndreaH September 10, 2014 at 8:58 pm

I might spend the gift card on a few of the tops like the Ora tee or the eliza tee that say Believe in Yourself. There are some really cute clothes so I imagine if I stick around the site long enough I would have a pretty long list of items I would love to get.

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85 vanessa richard September 11, 2014 at 1:06 am

hoodies or a jacket is what i would use it on

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86 Lisa V. September 11, 2014 at 5:09 am

I would be getting some new clothes for my granddaughter.

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87 Ty September 11, 2014 at 10:09 am

I’d get some hoodies, binder cover and a lunch bag.

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88 Ty September 11, 2014 at 10:09 am

I’d get some hoodies, binder cover and a lunch bag for her.

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89 Sindy Murray September 11, 2014 at 12:01 pm

I will get a minki sherpa hoodie, girl talk bobby set, minky infinity scarf!

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90 Erica B. September 11, 2014 at 4:51 pm

I’d let my niece go shopping.

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91 Teresa Thompson September 12, 2014 at 10:34 am

My granddaughter would love the Minky Bubble Hoodie.

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92 Josie September 12, 2014 at 6:54 pm

get my duaghter some new clothes

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93 Karen T Gonyea September 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm

I would love to get my Great Niece an adorable tye dye hoodie :)

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94 Amy Sund September 12, 2014 at 7:18 pm

The clothes are so cute I would love to get something for my niece.

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95 susan smoaks September 12, 2014 at 8:14 pm

our daughter wants to get the Dip-dye Hooded Jacket

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96 shawna September 12, 2014 at 9:16 pm

I would get dresses for my daughters.

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97 Peggy Rydzewski September 12, 2014 at 11:08 pm

Christmas shopping for the nieces.

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98 Kassie Brown September 13, 2014 at 12:12 am

I would spend it on clothes for my daughter.

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99 Jan Hammersmith September 13, 2014 at 3:56 am

clothes for my daughter

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100 Melissa Nagy September 13, 2014 at 9:19 am

This site has so many wonderful options! I would probably start with the Brooklyn Crop Pant and the Roxy Glowing Sun Top. My daughter would LOVE going through this site with me to choose a wonderful and trendy outfit.

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101 Tiffany Hearn September 13, 2014 at 9:45 am

My daughter would love the Kamryn Dress! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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102 Sherry Conrad September 13, 2014 at 11:22 am

The Brooklyn & Alexa pants for sure and Asialea would pick out a couple of tops.

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103 tina reynolds September 13, 2014 at 11:27 am

I love the Minky Fun Pant
atomic blue for my daughter carly such a cute design

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104 Denise September 13, 2014 at 11:49 am

The Sherpa Hoodie would be my first pick for my daughter. She would adore it!

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105 Sue J. September 13, 2014 at 12:41 pm

I would probably get some leggings and a Poppins Bag!

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106 Brittney House September 13, 2014 at 2:39 pm

I like the dip-dye hooded jacket.

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107 Colleen G September 13, 2014 at 3:15 pm

I would use it to get some clothes for my daughter for her upcoming BD!! thanks for the chance!

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108 sarah g. September 13, 2014 at 4:02 pm

I might get the Shasta Hoodies for my daughter.

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109 AEKZ2 September 13, 2014 at 7:09 pm

I would buy the Trino Jacket and Maripol Dress.

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110 bn100 September 13, 2014 at 8:11 pm

clothes

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111 Candie L September 13, 2014 at 8:38 pm

I like the Grace Tee. Thank you

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112 Sand September 13, 2014 at 9:36 pm

I would get some dance gear for my niece.

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