Rocks and Roots Apparel – created by Carley Braaten – is a children’s clothing company based in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. Carley makes quality baby shoes, clothes and leather accessories for children and their deserving mamas. She hand dyes 100% cotton canvas in her basement and together with up-cycled leather create adorable soft soled baby shoes. The shoes range in size from newborn to 3T. She uses organic cotton/bamboo stretch fleece or up-cycled sweaters to create fun and comfy pants and leggings for babes from newborn to age 3. Carley is a great believer in re-using fabrics and using earth friendly materials to work from.