Welcome to Wink & Rise!

April 28, 2018

Welcome to Wink & Rise!

If you’ve stumbled upon Wink & Rise, chances are you’re interested in getting better sleep. Welcome! You’re in good company here, and we’re glad to have you.

Restful sleep is increasingly recognized as the foundation of a healthy and happy life, but you probably already know this. Numerous studies demonstrate that quality sleep increases productivity, creativity, physical performance, mood, and overall health. Yet Western society (at least since the Industrial Revolution) more often views our need to sleep as a liability to be overcome than as an opportunity to be embraced. At Wink & Rise, we challenge this thinking.

Although popular culture tends to regard sleeping as a guilty pleasure, it’s one founder Casey Gardonio-Foat has always relished. During a recent vacation, it struck her that sleep is the only cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle that is not yet celebrated as an enjoyable activity in and of itself. In comparison, think of the gourmet foods that make eating something to savor, the boutique gyms that help us look forward to exercising, and the spas and bath and body products that elevate our grooming routines. Though research increasingly indicates that we must prioritize sleep, it remains challenging to fit this seemingly inactive activity into our busy lifestyles. Casey founded Wink & Rise on the premise that we can remedy this problem by allowing ourselves to enjoy and savor sleep in the same ways we already delight in meeting our other basic needs—what we at Wink & Rise think of as “The Art of Sleep.” To this end, we’ve curated a selection of the very best sleep-inspiring products you can find. From luxurious organic blankets and aromatherapy treats to the newest innovative electronics, you’re sure to find something to help you enjoy your best night’s (or, perhaps, afternoon’s) sleep.

And for a limited time, to celebrate the soft launch of our new store, we’re offering a special deal. Because we aim to tailor our product selection to best suit you, our customers, we want to gather some information about what products you just can’t live without. However, this presents a challenge in knowing just how much inventory to purchase. For this reason, we’re offering the opportunity to pre-order any of our current products. Once we have your order, we’ll stock up and ship to you as soon as the items are shipped to us. Because you may have to wait just a tiny bit longer to receive your items, you’ll receive 15% off your total purchase price for the duration of our soft launch (i.e. until our grand opening). And, you’ll know you’re helping us tremendously in understanding which products our customers will love.

If you’re not yet ready to splurge on sleep, that’s ok, too! We hope you’ll follow along with us as we explore the trends, wisdom, and sensory pleasures surrounding sleep—one of the few activities we all engage in (and for up to 30% of our lives, at that!). Everyone deserves to sleep well. Wink & Rise aims to make our sleep better so we can make the most our waking hours.

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