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Vive Clothing Co. - LocalFlavorSTL Blog

I’ve always enjoyed wearing cool t-shirts, especially those that are not only comfortable but have an eye-catching design or saying.

You may remember us featuring Shirt Kong on our blog a few years ago. They are a St. Peters-based t-shirt design company with a great staff of creative individuals that produced the “I Love Local Artists” tee I wore practically every day for months. LOL! I met them at an ALIVE Magazine Bloggers’ Event, and we’ve been friends ever since.

Social media is a great place to catch up with old friends, classmates, and coworkers. It’s also a great place to make new friends. I remember seeing the Vive Clothing Co logo on Instagram and thinking it was intriguing on top of the fact that they create many stylish clothing and accessories. But what really drew them to me was their purpose and heart for the community.

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I messaged Vive on Instagram to encourage them and began to develop a great friendship with one of the co-owners, Doug Dukate. After only a few discussions, I knew that Vive Clothing lived and breathed their purpose/mission. They were strong advocates for adoption, donating to local charities and loving others by encouraging them to “live on purpose”.

We’d also like to share the love by giving away a Vive Clothing Co. prize pack to one person which includes a t-shirt, a mug holder and a coaster!

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Comment on this blog and tell us what’s one thing you do to “live on purpose” in your community for a chance to be entered into the drawing. We will randomly select one winner from all entries received by May 31, 2016.