Ethical Brands We Love #FridayforGood

Ethical Brands We Love #FridayforGood

November 22, 2018

We’re constantly searching for like minded makers & creatives whose aesthetic, methods and values align with our own.  Here are some of our favorite brands that we’ll know you’ll love for your Holiday shopping this year.

WOMEN

1. ABLE
Able is a lifestyle brand focused on ending generational poverty through providing economic opportunity for women.
2. KROCHET KIDS
Krochet Kids creates apparel and accessories that empower—and employ—the impoverished people of Uganda and Peru with one simple, prolific craft. 
3. SSEKO
Sseko Designs is a fashion brand based in Uganda. Through the sale of beautiful handbags, accessories and leather sandals, they create opportunity and community for women globally. 
4. RAVEN & LILY
Raven & Lily is a lifestyle brand offering trend-forward fair trade fashion, accessories, and home goods with its core underlying mission to empower women on a global scale.
5. PEOPLE TREE
People Tree partners with Fair Trade producers, garment workers, artisans and farmers in the developing world to produce ethical and eco fashion collections.

MEN

1. ALTERNATIVE APPAREL
Alternative Apparel sources the finest fabrics for softness and durability, and incorporates organic and recycled materials wherever possible. 
2. THREADS 4 THOUGHT
Threads 4 Thought is a lifestyle brand that is produces responsibly & supports sustainable initiatives. 
3. APOLIS
Apolis, which translates as “global citizen,” is a living and breathing social enterprise that equips and empowers people through opportunity instead of charity. Apolis co-creates products with manufacturers and directly allows the market to determine the future of each item we produce. 
4. UNITED BY BLUE
United By Blue is an outdoor brand focused on ocean conservation. For every product sold, United By Blue removes one pound of trash from our world's oceans and waterways.
5. BLUER DENIM
Premium tailored denim that's 100% transparently Made in America with a Buy One, Give One philanthropic mission. 

KIDS

MIsha and Puff creates clothing for babies lovingly hand made in Peru inspired by traditional craft and cold Maine winters.
Colored Organics' goal is to offer the world affordable and adorable organic apparel of the highest quality using ethical practices and fair labor standards.
Noble Carriage is best known as the one-stop shop for organic and sustainably made baby clothing.
Pleiades Designs create truly unique, gorgeous dresses that are the stuff of dreams.  Every dress sold helps provide refuge and hope to homeless and at-risk women.
Mabo Kids offers a can't-go-wrong collection of beautiful and simple children's clothing all designed and made in the USA.

ACCESSORIES

1. SOKO
Soko produces innovative, ethical jewelry and accessories from sustainable materials in Nairobi, Kenya.
Cuyana creates timeless collections for the modern woman through carefully selected fabrics, precise silhouettes and attention to detail.Their mission is to empower women, especially victims of abuse.
Darzah creates hand-embroidered tatreez shoes, bags, jewelry, and accessories, handcrafted by refugee and low-income Palestinian women artists of Darzah.
Spark and Pepper is based in San Francisco, California, where designer Meredith Peck creates jewelry collection filled with simple silhouettes and flourishes that are graceful and intimate. 
Sustainably Chic has become a premiere destination for sustainable fashion, beauty & lifestyle. "It's a place where fashion can exist responsibly, so we can enjoy the art and love behind the things we wear & use everyday."


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