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.

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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…

10 Social Enterprise Sneaker Brands Impacting The World

Over the last decade or so fashionable sneakers have become a world wide phenomenon. Since…

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From Trash To Treasure: Closing The Loop On Sustainable and Ethical Fashion

Featured photo credit: Indosole Despite the rise of socially responsible businesses and conscious consumers, the fashion…

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3 Female Social Entrepreneurs Using Ethical Fashion To Impact Lives

Whether you work in social impact or support the brands and leaders changing the world…

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Meet Janji, The Running Brand Devoted To Providing Clean Drinking Water Around The World

Meet Janji, a startup social impact running brand that’s devoted to allowing runners to explore,…

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The Rebrand of Luxury: How Handcrafted Luxury Sneakers Can Create Artisan Sustainability

Meet Crafted Society, the social enterprise redefining what a luxury brand is and should be.…

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Meet grunBAG, the Ethical Backpack for Sustainable Travelers

The biggest advantage and the greatest challenge of a traveler: a good backpack. Whether 60L…

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Outland Denim Uses Premium Denim to Combat the Human Trafficking Crisis

Meet Outland Denim, a social enterprise creating premium denim products that help tackle the worlds…

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Thanks to Their Customers, Tentree Has Planted Nearly 20 Million Trees

Meet tentree, a lifestyle apparel company based out of Vancouver, that plants ten trees for…

5 Reasons Minimalism in Fashion is Growing

In case there are still a few souls out there who are not in the…

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Meet The Travel Backpack Made Using 23 Recycled Plastic Bottles

Meet 8hz, a new ethical brand dedicated to making products with fabric created from recycled…

Meet Doodlage, The Ethical Fashion Brand Reversing The Design Process To Fulfill Their Zero Waste Mission

Tucked into the corner of West End Marg Saidulajab, New Delhi, is a cute little…

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Olori is Sponsoring Education For Girls With Every Handbag Purchase

Introducing Olori, the female focused handbag company working with women-owned businesses in sourcing materials for…

9 Awesome Socks That Support Some Amazing Causes

I mean who doesn’t love socks? Especially socks that have a great cause behind them.…

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21 Social Enterprise Podcasts That Will Inspire You To Impact The World

Information is everywhere. Entertainment is everywhere. Now, podcasts are everywhere. According to a recent Edison…

Kipato Unbranded is a Kenyan Social Enterprise that Employs Local Artisans to Create Beautiful Jewelry

Kipato Unbranded is a social enterprise based in Kenya that is commissioning local artists to…

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Meet Recover Brands, an American Manufacturing Company Producing Clothes Out of Recycled Materials

Meet the American manufacturing company Recover Brands. Recover strives to create the best, most environmentally friendly and…

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Meet JustOne, the Social Enterprise Empowering Artisans and Former Child Soldiers in Africa

There is something so special about JustOne: a social enterprise empowering artisans in the Kibera…

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Meet The Female Social Entrepreneur Creating Opportunities for 8,000 Women In 16 Countries and Counting

Meet Joy McBrien, an inspiring female social entrepreneur, and founder of Fair Anita. Fair Anita…

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12 Awesome Shirts for a Cause That Support Amazing Missions

There are many things in our lives that we buy often that we don’t understand…

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The Word Changes is Empowering The Boston Community with One Word

The Word Changes is a Boston-based apparel and accessory line making huge waves with their…

Bonfolk Collective Brings New Orleans Flavor To Social Enterprise

Meet Bonfolk Collective. A new sock social enterprise in New Orleans, LA. With every pair…

These 5 Social Enterprise Brands Are Impacting The World Through Socks

SOCKS ARE THE MOST REQUESTED & LEAST DONATED ARTICLE OF CLOTHING IN HOMELESS SHELTERS. Over twenty-four…

Q&A With Conscious Step, On Fashion, Socks, And How To Sustainably Impact The World

Conscious Step is a social enterprise creating well designed socks to fight for global causes.…

9 Social Good Shoe Brands With Style And Substance

feature photo by: Veja Social good and ethical practices by brand definition can mean different…

Q&A With Vivid Roots And Its Awesome Tees

Dallas Crum, Dylan Carlson, Trever Bostrom, and Connor Kingsbury started Vivid Roots to inspire people…

Interview With Hannah Davis, Founder of BANGS Shoes

BANGS Shoes are canvas kicks for your next adventure that help other people discover new…