"NURTURE NATURE" (SPECIAL EDITION) ✷ Bandits Bandanas

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ALWAYS ORIGINAL

OUR BANDANAS FEATURE EXCLUSIVE, NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN DESIGNS CREATED BY INCREDIBLE ARTISTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

 

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GIVES BACK

FOR EVERY BANDANA WE SELL, BANDITS DONATES 10% OF PROCEEDS TO CHARITIES CHOSEN BY THE ARTISTS WE WORK WITH

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CONSCIOUS QUALITY

OUR BANDANAS ARE HAND MADE, FAIR TRADE CERTIFIED, AND BUILT FROM SUSTAINABLY-SOURCED, 100% ORGANIC COTTON

 

 

 

DESIGN BY:

Joshua Hedlund

OJAI, CA

THE CHARITY:

Ojai Valley Land Conservancy

 

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Nearly every day that we’re home in Ojai, you’re likely to find us hiking, walking, running, splashing, biking, or simply gazing in awe at a section of land managed by the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy (OVLC). Whether it’s the restored wetlands of the Meadows Preserve, the ocean vistas from the Valley View Preserve, or the gently babbling waters of the Ventura River Preserve, OVLC protects, restores, and manages some of the most stunning natural landscapes in all of Southern California. Since we moved to Ojai, we’ve been avid supporters of OVLC and the incredible work they do.

So when they came to us wanting to work on a bandana together – we knew we had to make it special. That’s why we tapped local artist and fellow “daily-OVLC-lands-enjoyer” Joshua Hedlund to create a design that did justice to not only the beauty of the Ojai Valley, but also to the work OVLC does to keep it that way. With “Nurture Nature” – Josh was able to expertly weave in local flora and fauna with elements that pay homage to the mission of OVLC. Josh's iconic piece is one that locals and visitors alike can wear for years to come to show their support for preserving the landscape that makes this valley special.

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OJAI, CA

 

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JOSHUA HEDLUND

Artist, Illustrator, designer, and avid biker Joshua Hedlund was a natural choice to create a bandana honoring the Ojai Valley. Not only does he spend most of his days in Ojai enjoying the trails and natural spaces OVLC works so hard to protect, but his work is almost as ubiquitous in Ojai as the orange-and-green OVLC signage. His amazing logo work can be seen on local business and charitable organizations across the area, on cover art for local musicians, and on an ever growing collection of eye-catching t-shirts, hats, and posters that can be spotted all over town. Josh's passion and reverence for the natural beauty of the Ojai Valley shines through in this stunning design. We could not be more proud to bring his design to life, to use it to support OVLC, and to see it worn around the special place we call home.

 

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ORGANIC COTTON

100% Organic Cotton, GOTS Certified and sustainably sourced in India from Chetna Organic, pre-washed for an extra soft feel

 

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MADE BY HAND

Printed, Cut, Sewn, and Packaged by hand at a Fair Trade Certified facility in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Please note that there may be slight sizing and color variations from product to product

 

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21" X 21"

Standard 21 x 21 inch bandana. Machine wash cold with like colors, line or tumble dry, warm iron, do not bleach