Marzipants GIVEAWAY

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Marzipants, luxurious cotton fisherman's pants with a modern, ethical twist, are in existence today, after one lady's passion for developing a more flattering fit, to the traditional fisherman's pants she saw through her travels in India.  

"I first came across these wonderful trousers on my travels in India. I loved their simple design and  endless versatility, and felt that, with a few key alterations they would be a huge hit back at home.

I worked tirelessly to perfect the final design, moving towards a more contemporary cut, which gives a more flattering fit, whilst allowing for a complete and free range of movement. I decided from the outset that they were going to be a luxury item; hand crafted from the softest cotton, cut and sewn by skilled artisans belonging to a fair trade workshop. 

I've chosen a collection of vibrant colour which transcend both the seasons & continents. Finally, each pair has been packaged in it's own stylish bag which can be worn over the shoulder to carry anything you should need." Maree Gecks, Marzipants.

Maree Gecks, Marzipants Founder

Marzipants are hand made, fairly traded, lovingly crafted.  Each pair comes in a matching bag, all ethically produced by a small family run factory in India. You can read more on each individual person involved in the family factory right here.

"Marzipants are 100% natural, cotton trousers ideal for; the beach, traveling, yoga, pregnancy, dancing, festivals, simply relaxing and most importantly, having fun"

Marzipants are not limited to adult wear, they are suitable for children too.  I have a pair of Marzipants age 3-6yrs for Jnr RF.  Out of all 12 colours available, I chose indigo blue.  His little Marzipants are gorgeous, so well made, and very reasonably priced:

The beauty of ordering Marzipants for children, apart from their comfort, is the wear they'll get out of them.  Due to the added feature of a button and loop adjustable leg length and elasticated waist, this means they'll last him a few more years, which is a rare bonus considering the pace of which kids grow in height.

The arrival of Marzipants, in a beautifully presented little bag with tag, great for travelling:

Marzipants are unisex, suitable for men, women or children. Their unique wrap-around design means they comfortably fit all shapes and sizes, and I can confirm, they are quick to dry:

Dry in almost half an hour after this particular tap playing incident on a hot day!

Marzipants are available in adult 3/4 length or full length which fit up to size 20, and children's age 0-3 and age 3-10.

Marzipants would make an ideal ethical present for any fun loving adult or child.  They'd be no concern the trousers would not fit, due to their one-size fits all design.

Marzipants are on twitter and facebook, and blog here.


One Recycled Fashion reader, will have a chance to win a free pair of Marzipants!  From either the normal range (adult or children), or limited edition range (small, limited edition runs, each pair numbered and signed by hand).  To enter the giveaway, we have a rafflecopter entry system below.  If you have any difficulties entering this way, please do contact me to let me know.

 Photobucket a Rafflecopter giveaway


Deb (Two Cheeky Monkeys) said...

Love this wallet!

debyeo at hotmail dot com

ana said...

Erica - you know me so well. I wore these way back when travelling through Asia - who didn't huh??? A little help required in terms of entry...So not techno savvy. Think Finlay may have already surpassed me in the computer domain...ana x

Vintage Bird Girl said...

Count me in!

charityshopchic said...

Had a quick look at Dewdrops and I think my favourite is this one:

I would love to win these trousers, they look super-comfortable!

Stitchybritt said...

Hi Erica

Hopefully I am entering correctly - the Rafflecopter section was a bit hard to navigate by iphone. Anyway, it told me to go to the Dewdrop design store and look for my favourite item... which is definitely their simple canvas wallets - very cool!

I'd love to win a child's size pair of these trousers for my little neice, particularly after you described all the benefits for children'

Many thanks : )

Erica Louise said...

Sorry everyone, I had the rafflecopter set to a previous giveaway setting, this has now been changed to reflect the Marzipants contest

Alice Beerland said...

I loved the grey one!!Perfect for my boyfriend!

Mandy said...

These are AWESOME! I love the grey :)

Shel said...

The brown pair look great! I'd love to enter the contest. Thank you, Erica!

Shel said...

The brown pair look great! I'd love to enter the contest. Thank you, Erica!

Shel said...

The brown pair look great! I'd love to enter the contest. Thank you, Erica!

Shel said...

The brown pair look great! Please count me in for the contest. Thank you Erica! :D

Maree Gecks said...

Thank you Erica for such a lovely write up & I'm so glad that all your readers you all like our trousers.

There's loads more photos on our facebook page: if anyone is interested.

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE and thanks again Erica.

Maree x

Kelly said...

My favorite is the green full-length pants! These pants are really neat. :) I would love to win!

Anonymous said...

indigo blue, beautiful

girl_y_girl99(at) yahoo (dot) com

pao said...

Thanks for doing this Erica. The full-length pants look great. I like the red!, or the purple, or ...

Quiet Lady said...

I absolutely love the red full length. They look so comfy!

Quiet Lady said...

I absolutely love the red full length. They look so comfy!

AmberB said...

Love the red full-length pants

Maree Gecks said...

Hi All,

For those that didn't win the competition and still want to get their hands on a pair of Marzipants we've got a new stockist in Queensland, Australia. Check out Little Aussie Bubs - You can place your order online and save yourself the postage to Australia from the UK.

Many thanks,

Maree x

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