I know you. Yes, you. You are awesome. You make sure you recycle, you give a certain percent of your income to the non-profit of your choice and you have finally figured out which trash can at Starbucks is where you recycle your cup. I also know that if you knew of great, socially conscious brands you would shop there. Many times we just need to be reminded. Here is your reminder. You need to buy something for your second cousin. Why not give back to the community and society. Here is your guide to the socially conscious fashion companies this Christmas season.
This company plants a tree every time a watch is purchased. Since 2011, WeWOOD has planted over 490,000 trees with its partners and sets challenging goals for 2016 and beyond. Buy a watch and plant a tree!
This Spirograph purse was hand-made in Peru.
This is a quote from RootCollective.com
We believe that women are incredibly powerful. Women are responsible for 85% of household spending and therefore hold the key to using their money to create change in the world. Every dollar that you spend is casting a vote for the kind of world that you want to live in.
We can get behind that! Plus these flats are adorable!
Tribe Alive is another company who is working to help get women out of poverty. They have many amazing products, including jewelry, clothing, purses and handwoven goods.
5. Erins Face Lip Stick
I love this all organic Coconut Oil, Illipe Butter and Beeswax lip stick.
Fair Winds is a family operated company who only sells fair-trade products, giving money back to hard working artisans.
Many of your college friends are going to travel this summer. Get them a passport holder with a purpose. FashionAble is local and global, giving back to women who have overcame.
“FASHIONABLE started when Barrett was living in Ethiopia and met women coming out of the commercial sex industry who were in need of jobs. Today FASHIONABLE works globally with women coming from many diverse backgrounds, all looking for opportunity.”
“Gracie started creating jewelry and doing creative therapy with women coming out of recovery who have battled everything from addiction to depression to homelessness. After hearing from these women how difficult it was to get jobs post-recovery, Miriam Designs was born in efforts to provide opportunities.”
And there you have i!