Tag: fair trade

#ForGood Gifts Under $50: For Her

#ForGood Gifts Under $50: For Her

Alright, let’s cut to the chase. Christmas time is here again, and this year we need to get our shopping done early so that we can enjoy everything this season has to offer, from office outings and Chrismukkahs, to cookie baking and church services. If […]

Love Justly: Where Ethical Fashion is Always On Sale

Love Justly: Where Ethical Fashion is Always On Sale

Last week was Fashion Revolution Week, and if you’re like me your social media feed was full of people demanding transparency and fair trade principles from their favorite brands. So… now what? After learning about ethical fashion you may be wondering what your next step […]

10 Pinterest-Worthy Gifts from Ten Thousand Villages

10 Pinterest-Worthy Gifts from Ten Thousand Villages

Fair trade products are good for people, communities and the planet. Simply put, they’re all-around awesome. When you buy fair trade you support companies that maintain safe, healthy working conditions, pay their workers a fair wage (often far above a country’s minimum wage), and choose manufacturing […]

Symbology: Making Fair Trade Sexy

Symbology: Making Fair Trade Sexy

Have you ever traveled to a foreign country and seen gorgeous artisan-made pieces in a marketplace, but wondered how they could possibly blend with your style back home, or, in that same market, found clothing items that looked like they were straight out of Forever 21? After years spent […]

10 Inspiring Brands Fighting Human Trafficking

10 Inspiring Brands Fighting Human Trafficking

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month. Human trafficking AKA modern day slavery is a cause very close to my heart, and something I’ve invested a lot of time, money and effort into fighting. When you hear the term “human trafficking” you may immediately […]

Gift Guide for the Conscious Consumer: Men’s Edition

Gift Guide for the Conscious Consumer: Men’s Edition

Historically, the men in my life have been the hardest to buy gifts for. Add in the ethical element, and at times I’ve been at a complete loss. Thankfully in the past year alone I’ve seen some great menswear companies spring up to fill that gap […]

Conscious Capitalism: People Have The Power

Conscious Capitalism: People Have The Power

I don’t like what I see in manufacturing today, but I’m hopeful things can change. I want to be a part of that change. Businesses don’t need to profit at the expense of their workers’ safety and quality of life, discarded clothing doesn’t need to pile up in […]