Shop Consciously from the We Wear Fair Trade 2020 Lookbook
Nothing should be considered more essential in the fashion industry than the wellbeing of the people who make our clothes.
Must Read: Is There Hope for American Department Stores? H&M Names New Chief Executive
Plus, Madewell expands partnership with Fair Trade USA.
Must Read: Zac Posen Trademark Reportedly Acquired, What DTC Brands Need to Do to Maintain Success
Plus, the nuanced language of conscious fashion, explained.
Factory Tour: Inside the Denim Factory Your Favorite Sustainable Brands Use Loyally
There's a reason Everlane, Eileen Fisher, G-Star Raw, Madewell and more produce at this world-class facility.
Fashionista's Complete Beginner's Guide to Ethical Fashion Certifications
A handy cheat sheet for keeping straight what labels like Fair Trade, Bluesign and B Corp mean.
Must Read: How Brands Survive Bankruptcy, Zara Unveils New Logo
Plus, Balenciaga and Farfetch raise awareness of endangered species with new capsule.
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Reflecting on 20 Years of Impact with Fair Trade USA President and CEO Paul Rice
"We dared to believe that fairness could be part of the ethos of our society and our business practices."
24 Years After the Rwandan Genocide, the Country's Moringa Oil Is Helping Rebuild
The Body Shop's latest Community Trade initiative looks to help Rwandan farmers revive a vital crop.
How Kowtow's Founder Built an Ethical Seed-to-Garment Business With Less Than $10k
Gosia Piatek never saw a lack of funding as an excuse to skimp on social or environmental responsibility.
How Environmentally Conscious French Sneaker Brand Veja Became a Minimalist Hit
The label has caught the eyes of celebrities and fashion editors alike despite eschewing all advertising and marketing.
Must Read: Pharrell's Chanel Ad is Here, the Best Companies to Work for in Fashion
Plus, brands like Patagonia and Obey rally to support Fair Trade.
Factory Disasters Increase Demand for Fair Trade Fashion
Disasters like the recent Bangladeshi factory collapse (and a fire that happened just today) are highly publicized reminders of the inhumane working conditions in which many of the products we use and wear are produced. The only silver lining: According to the New York Times, such incidents increase demand for ethically-produced products, and the urgency with which retailers must respond to that demand.