In this week’s blog, we’ll demonstrate how we can choose to do things differently to prevent further pollution from the fashion industry and protect Mother Nature. Check out some of our eco-conscious practices including lower carbon footpring, eco-friendly dyes and biodegradable packaing and more.
We understand that most ethical fashion brands are smaller and reaching consumers on a large scale is a challenge. We’ve put together five awesome tools to make it easier to find and support credible ethical and sustainable brands. They all accomplish one thing: make sustainable shopping easier so we can all work together to make life better. Check out these ethical and sustainable brand directories.
We can all agree that no wardrobe is complete without agood basic t-shirt,right? It’s a wardrobe staple that isgender neutral, perfect for every age group, comfortable yet chic and can be styled in so many different ways. Since time immemorial a simple t-shirt has been making a fashion statement like none other, and it has never gone out of style. How did this timeless wardrobe staple evolve? We atThe Good Teemade it our mission to find out, here’s what we unravelled.
Before our amazing products arrive at your doorstep and are in your hands, there is a lot of work done behind the scenes to make that happen. It can take up to a year involving upwards of ten people and costing $3,000-$5,000 before it’s accepted into the collection. Even after the whole process and products are tested, with your feedback it may still not go into production
Picking out the clothes we wear every morning may seem like a simple choice, but this choice is linked to a variety of far-reaching environmental, social, and economic impacts. Learn how to shop for sustainable fashion and eco-friendly clothing.
Chic Made Consciously disrupts fast fashion with a conscious sustainable fashion alternative. They offer fashionable and sustainable accessories that make a difference in the lives of our global artisan partners as well as repurposed to help our planet, we are letting know there is a different way to do business.
I know the artist in you is always secretly thinking fun and fresh ideas to breathe new life into your clothes. From beading, screen-printing to cut-outs and patchwork, there are many ways to satisfy your crafty cravings and recreate with your t-shirts.Trust us, there’s no looking back once you start tie-dyeing at home. It’s just so simple, fast and satisfying! Gone are the days when tie-dye only sent flashes of the 90s and the Woodstock Festival in your head. It’s the hot new trend we’re drooling over this summer. Here are our natural tie-dye picks for the season. Learn how to tie-dye your clothes at home.
We live in a world obsessed with laundering an item after a single-use. Yet doing the laundry has a huge environmental impact on the planet. Good news! Up to two-thirds of clothes’ carbon footprint occurs after you take it home. That’s awesome because most of the nasty stuff in the fashion industry is in your hands to fix. The extra good news is that it’s not even hard stuff to do.
The clothing industry is the second largest polluter in the world. It takes more than 5,000 gallons of water to manufacture a T-shirt and a pair of jeans! Moreover, an estimated 17 to 20 percent of industrial water pollution comes from textile dyeing and treatment. We often turn a blind eye to these factors when making a purchase. But it also happens to be that one area where we can make a difference- just by making better choices. After all, water is the ultimate commodity and we need to treat it like one.
Fun, focused, and completely in-depth, the Source My Garmentbook is the ultimate step-by-step insider’s guide for entrepreneurs and fashion start-ups to build a thriving, prosperous, and sustainable design business. This book is an ultimate guide for those conscious humans who want to venture into the entrepreneurial world of fashion and are wondering where to start
When the founder of Brave Soles, Christal Earle, was faced with a lingering question about the huge number of wasted tires around her, her heart had just the right answer for it. It resulted in beautiful handmade footwears with durable soles made of tire and oh my, they’re gorgeous! Come join us, as we learn more about her inspiring journey.
Daria Day has explored the most remote corners of the world to bring to us exquisite handcrafted jewelry with healing powers. What’s more? From transforming gemstones, to crafting the pieces, it’s all done by their talented group of artisans from Northern Pakistan. The mission of the brand is to empower everyone to live a prosperous life.
When Dana Kandalaft, the founder of Tight Knit Syria visited the refugee camps of Syria, she found something she never expected. It’s a story of how knitting kept these vulnerable communities from unravelling, and we bet you’d love every thread of it. Tight Knit Syria aims to help restore livelihoods for women in refugee camps by leveraging their existing skill sets in knitting and embroidery and connecting their beautiful handmade accessories with the world.