Posts tagged "ethical fashion"

Compassionate Fashion: TOMTOM Limited Edition TRIBE Necklaces

TRIBE, a social business that works with women in Uganda to help them sell their wares, is teaming up with L.A. jewelry brand TOMTOM to sell limited edition necklaces. Each piece combines the signature hand-rolled…

Sophie Leon | August 10, 2014 - 11:00 am

Levi’s CEO Wants You To Stop Washing Your Jeans — And He Has A Point!

Chip Bergh (best name), the CEO of Levi Strauss & Co, made major waves earlier this week when he implored people to stop washing their jeans. Bergh made the statements…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 22, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Compassionate Fashion: Hands-Free Bags From Hipsters For Sisters

Hipsters for Sisters is an accessories company founded by designer Debra Denniston and her two daughters. Their mission is to “liberate women from their baggage,” and they mean it, both…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 11, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Do You Know Who Made Your Clothes? Take An #InsideOut Picture For Fashion Revolution Day!

Today is the one year anniversary of the tragic collapse of Rana Plaza, a garment factory in Savar, Bangladesh. Over 1,100 workers died in the collapse, and more than 2,500…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 24, 2014 - 11:30 am

Compassionate Fashion: Handmade Scarves & Accessories From FashionABLE

FashionABLE is a company based in Nashville, Tennessee that seeks to create sustainable business opportunities for women in Ethiopia through stylish, handmade scarves and leather goods. FashionABLE is committed to creating…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 17, 2014 - 10:00 am

Compassionate Fashion: Jewelry Made With Love

Made is a UK brand offering affordable fashion forward jewelry crafted by skilled artisans using environmentally sound materials. Rest assured, no sweatshops were utilized to create these beauties. The company offers their Kenyan…

Sophie Leon | April 11, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Compassionate Fashion: 5 Ways To Curb Your Fast Fashion Addiction

It’s been about 6 months since I vowed to overhaul my shopping habits and become a more conscious consumer.  One of my main goals was to cut back on fast…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 25, 2014 - 9:00 am

Compassionate Fashion: Rad Tomboy Style From Tradlands

Tradlands is a new fashion company based in San Francisco with a simple mission: “Our intention is to make the best clothing for our customer, the woman who drifts towards…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 29, 2013 - 11:00 am

Compassionate Fashion: 10 Fabulous Karen Kane Pieces

The collapse of Rana Plaza, a clothing factory in Bangladesh, has been a horrifying wake-up call about the consequences of “fast fashion.” Here at The Frisky, we’re dedicated to bringing you the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 8, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Soapbox: Let’s Talk About Forever 21 — And Every Other Effed Up Retailer

For the past week or so, there’s been comments going back in forth in our “What Are We Wearing Today” posts about the shady nature of Forever 21. Not only…

Julie Gerstein | September 1, 2011 - 12:00 pm

A Few Of My Favorite Things: Kathleen Of Ashtray/Rabbit

It’s not easy being green, especially when you want to be fashionable as well. But Kathleen, of the blog Ashtray/Rabbit, manages to make vegan and ethical fashion look positively radiant.

Julie Gerstein | May 12, 2011 - 6:00 pm