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Tag Archives: charity
fashionproject by fracturedradiance on Polyvore Fashion Project is a new-ish online secondhand clothing retailer with one important difference from other companies in its market: 55% of proceeds go to charity. The company focuses on well known, mid to high end … Continue reading
Posted in Retailers Tagged boutique, charity, fashion, fashion project, good cause, secondhand, secondhand clothing retailer, thredup, thrifting, website 1 Comment
clarks + soul of africa
soulofafricashoes by fracturedradiance on Polyvore I stopped into Clarks on my walk through the forsaken corridors of our local indoor mall, thinking maybe I’d invest in a pair of their classic little elf shoes. The price tag caught me off … Continue reading
Posted in Brands Tagged charity, clarks, empowerment, fair trade shoes, leather boots, orphans, shoes, soul of africa 3 Comments
TOMS: taking another look
I was initially put off by TOMS’ business model because it seemed that they were really just in it for personal gain; when you pay $40.00+ for shoes that won’t last more than a couple seasons, you better hope that … Continue reading
Posted in Brands Tagged charity, conscientious consumer, ethical, one for one, review, shoes, toms 4 Comments
Radiant Cosmetics: lipstick for change
If you read my other blog, you may remember that I criticized Radiant Cosmetics back in January for what I saw as a flippant campaign to raise awareness of human trafficking. My intent was to provide balance to the ridiculous … Continue reading
Posted in Brands, Skincare Tagged beauty, campaign, charity, domestic, fair trade, human trafficking, kiss slavery goodbye, leah wise, makeup, modern slavery, nicole marett, PR, radiant cosmetics, sex trafficking 1 Comment
Benji Frank: one pair, one vision
Ah, hipster glasses: once a novelty, now the dominating fashion in vision correction apparatuses. I thank hipsters for making glasses cool. I’ve been wearing them since I was 6, so it’s about time that I can be proud of my poor … Continue reading
Posted in Brands Tagged benji frank, bonlook, charity, ethical spending, glasses, hipster glasses, labor rights, living wage, one pair one vision, online shopping, try 5 program 3 Comments
mata traders: handmade in India
Mata Traders is a brand I’ve been familiar with for a couple of years due to my love of window shopping at online boutiques. But I didn’t realize until last week, when Elizabeth of Delightfully Tacky featured one of their … Continue reading
Posted in Brands Tagged change, charity, delightfully tacky, dresses, effective, empowering women, fair trade, handmade, hope, made in India, mata tradres, price point, sewing, womens clothes Leave a comment
A-Thread: shop & effect
athread A-Thread‘s business model relies on giving back: 5% of all sales go to charity. And through their Shop & Effect program, customers are able to choose which cause to support with their purchase. Of course I want to support … Continue reading
Posted in Retailers Tagged a-thread, athread, boutique, charity, domestically produced, fair trade, juniors, made in usa, online shopping, online store, shop and effect 1 Comment
Asos: fast fashion & fair wages
Asos is a UK based, trend oriented retailer featuring thousands of products from hundreds of brands. I purchased a dress and a pair of shoes from them early last year and am still pleased with their quality. On the right: … Continue reading
Posted in Retailers Tagged asos, carbon neutral, charity, corporate responsibility, cruelty free, dress, eco-friendly, ethics, fair trade, fast fashion, living wage, review, trend, uk 1 Comment