Country No. 8 in Fashion Around the World Series – South Africa

On the southern tip of the African continent, South Africa  (SA) has numerous ecosystems, Kruger National Park, which is a safari, plenty of beaches, lush wine vineyards, cliffs, thick forests and lagoons, and a flat-topped mountain called Table. There are 11 official languages of SA: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda,…

Ink Mania Tattoo and Art Festival

Catch us this weekend, Friday through Sunday, at the Ink Mania Tattoo and Art Festival in St Pete! The event is being held at the Coliseum, 535 4th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.     The expo is also having an Art Auction, where 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the organization…

The Poaching of Life (warning – disturbing images)

I recently met Director and Founder Jax Metcalfe of Poaching Prevention while on a train in the United Kingdom. Her passion for protecting animals slowly being poached to extinction, at first, seemed so different than that of the Jo’el Worldwear team. However, the more we shared about our work, the more I could see that…

Having Passion for What You Believe In

“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone” -Ronald Reagan   At Jo’el Worldwear, we have always been firm believers that if you can help someone, help them. Everyone, at various times, needs to know that they matter to someone. That their trials and tribulations don’t define who they are. Something as simple as…

Do you know of Events?! Let us know!

Going mobile was the best decision we have ever made! We are constantly looking for events and festivals to spread our word of shopping consciously and helping organizations in need If you know of any events for us to attend, please send inquiries to sales@joelworldwear.com Wishing all of our friends a safe and happy Memorial…

Never forget!

Today is a Memorial Day in the United States. It’s a day for us to remember our military service members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our great nation. Many people are enjoying a well-deserved day off from work. We encourage everyone to take a few moments of silence this day to…

Courage

I recently heard a saying that really resided with me. “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important”    We all experience fear on different levels and for different reasons. The only difference between fear and courage is the mindset you have. Stay positive and never…

Country #6 in Fashion Around the World Series – Antigua and Barbuda

One or two countries? One. Antigua and Barbuda is an independent Commonwealth country comprised of its 2 namesake islands and several smaller ones: Great Bird; Green; Guinea; Long; Maiden; and York Islands; and further south, the island of Redonda. The islands are literally placed where the Atlantic and Caribbean meet. Known for reef-lined beaches with…

Country #5 in the Fasion Around the World Series -Angola

Angola is a Southern African nation with the vastness of tropical Atlantic beaches, Sub-Saharan desert, and an intricate system of rivers. It has a colonial history with Portuguese-influenced cuisine and architecture. It is the seventh-largest country in Africa and is bordered by Namibia to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north,…

Children With Hair Loss

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to donate my hair to the organization, Children With Hair Loss. Without thinking twice, I said when and where! At Jo’el Worldwear, all we are trying to do is make a difference. If that difference is so minor, like cutting my hair, it still means the world…