Ethical Style with Emily: What I'm Wearing This Summer

Looking for some inspiration on how to channel your inner ethical fashionista this summer? Check out how I’ve styled some of my ethical clothing and accessories for this toasty time of year! As always I’m keeping my ethical style fun and fresh with patterns + bright colors!

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20+ Fair Trade Clothing Brands to Love

Fair trade clothing companies are fighting against fast fashion by offering their garment workers livable wages, respectable working conditions, and empowering the people through out their supply chain. Wear your values with these fair trade clothing brands changing the world! This list of fair trade clothing brands even has a pricing guide to accommodate various budgets. While not all of these brands are officially fair trade certified, they all use fair trade principles through out their supply chain. Clothing companies certified by a third party fair trade organization are specified below.

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ROUND + SQUARE: Ethical Clothing Supporting Equal Rights

ROUND + SQUARE’s ethical clothing supports equal rights, sustainability, and transparent supply chains. ROUND + SQUARE clothing is crafted using organic cotton and donates 10% of profits to Equality Now, a non-profit fighting for legal rights for women and girls around the world.

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It's World Fair Trade Day! Why is Today Important?

Everyday should be a day to celebrate fair trade! Today is World Fair Trade Day a day of heightened awareness and education surrounding fair trade. So I’m going to chat fair trade for a bit and answer some common questions!

To quote the source directly, “World Fair Trade Day is an initiative of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) that takes place on the second Saturday of May each year. It is an inclusive worldwide festival of events celebrating Fair Trade as a tangible contribution to sustainable development, especially the economic empowerment of small producers, gender equality in workplaces and responsible production practices.” -WFTO

What does fair trade mean?

To put it simply, fair trades values people, economic empowerment, and the environment.

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Dazey LA: Allies of All Sizes Campaign

Have you all shopped with Dazey LA before? I love what they stand for! Their social justice tees, retro-inspired style, and support for women owned businesses make this a great ethical clothing brand to support. Their clothes are ethically made to-order in LA using 100% certified organic cotton.

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Ethical Clothing Brand Alternatives to Your Mall Favorites

Jumping into ethical fashion can be intimidating….where do you start? Here is an ethical fashion guide to help consumers transition their shopping habits based on the clothing brands they already know and love. I’ve provided some ethical clothing brands as alternatives that have similar styles to these well known brands.

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So Much Good in One Damn Tee

The Give a Damn tees are ethically made in Haiti, providing sustainable employment opportunities to local Haitians. Through these employment opportunities our t-shirt supplier is fighting generational poverty in Haiti encouraging parents to lift their families out of poverty.

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Ethically Made Sundresses That Won't Break The Bank

As someone who grew up in the Texas heat, I really appreciate comfy sundresses in the summer. I put together a list of a few places that sell ethically made sundresses for the conscious consumer on a budget. Find your perfect breezy summer sundress below!

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