Ethical Fashion

As the fashion industry grows to accommodate a burgeoning community of bold new designers, so too does the call to reduce the impact fashion has on workers and the environment. Fast-fashion companies, specifically, are coming under growing scrutiny for the significant harm they pose to the planet. Innovative thinkers and business leaders are challenging us to rethink our relationship to fashion and imagine a more sustainable and ethical way to fill our closets.

How the Apparel Impact Institute Funds and Scales Sustainable Solutions for the Fashion Industry
How the Apparel Impact Institute Funds and Scales Sustainable Solutions for the Fashion Industry

In episode 175 of the Disruptors for GOOD podcast, I speak with Lewis Perkins, President of…

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These 6 Ethical Fashion and Lifestyle Brands Are the Future of Style and Luxury

Smarter sourcing. Sustainable materials. Better working conditions. Models that give back. These ethical fashion and lifestyle brands are breaking the fast-fashion mold to create something truly beautiful and kind.

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3 Things You Might Not Know About Fast Fashion

Love doing a wardrobe refresh? Your closet update might have some major unintended consequences for air and water quality, garment workers, and more. Before you click “buy,” here’s what you should know about fast fashion, what’s happening in sustainable fashion, and how you can help.

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Meet Freeleaf, the Handmade Accessory Brand Empowering Women At-Risk of Sexual Exploitation

Did you know that 75% of trafficking victims are girls and women? That 1 in…

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Waste to Wear: Meet Topiku, the Sustainable Brand That Turns Trash Into Hats

Photo credit: Topiku Topiku makes SoCal streetwear-inspired hats from textile offcuts, leather scraps and HDPE plastics typically…

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From Trash To Fashion: Closing The Loop On Responsible Clothing

Despite the rise of socially responsible businesses and conscious consumers, the fashion industry seems to be…

13 Best Shirts for a Cause

In an era where conscious consumerism is more than just a trend, it’s a lifestyle,…