June 21, 2013
Eco-friendly fashion that gives back
Everyone wants to be fashionable and with eco-friendly options that give back, you can be eco-friendly and help to spread good in the world at the same time! Here are some of our favorite stylish brands that are focused on supporting great causes. Check them out and then make sure to check us out on Everyday this Monday to see us chat about them!
One Love Unified
One Love Unified was founded by Andrea Boccaletti, a successful model who wanted to share his passion for fashion, political activism and environmental preservation. Their Classic Earth Tee is made from 100% organic cotton and features a peace sign formed from the name of different countries. One Love Unified donates 10% of its proceeds to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC), with the ultimate goal being 60%. They are also in the process of starting the One Love Unified Foundation, which will donate funds for various causes across the country. www.oneloveunified.com
Freewaters was founded on the belief that access to clean drinking water is a fundamental human right. And while the global drinking water pandemic is a complex and serious issue, their approach is simple and not so serious. They design easy-going casual footwear that transports you into vacation mode the minute you slip them on. You’ll find various styles from easy eco-friendly sailor-style boat shoes to comfy, cute and durable sandals. Best, of all each pair helps provide clean drinking water to those in need though grassroots water projects.www.freewaters.com
PACT is a movement disguised as a clothing company. They are obsessed with creating clothes that make the world a better place. They feature socks with soul, altruistic underwear, and other everyday essentials made with fabrics that feel good and go easy on the environment. The best part: with every purchase, you help PACT make a positive change in our world by providing clean water, sustainable food, or affordable housing to help people create independence. www.wearpact.com
Given Good Co.
Given Goods was created to provide products that make a tangible impact. They are an online retailer that sells high-quality products that all have a social impact component associated with every purchase. Given Goods makes it simple and delightful to discover, purchase and share products that give back. Make sure to check out their Summer Scarf, hand-loomed in Ethiopia that features a fun mix of neon and navy that can be worn with just about everything. Also, make sure to check out their fantastic beaded Clutch, handmade in Guatemala by artisans who are earning a fare wage that reinvigorates their economy. www.givengoods.co