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How to Care for the Earth Through Your ClosetAs conscious citizens, we aim to make the world a better place through our collective action and purchasing practices. Why not combine your Earth Day and Fashion Revolution commemorations by caring for the Earth through your closet? Here are five ways to care for the planet and garment workers simultaneously.
Five Reasons Why Fair Trade Fashion Matters
When it comes to fair trade, customers often think of coffee, chocolate, and bananas - not clothing. Clothing is a multi-trillion dollar global industry with vast networks of complex supply chains. In the United States, clothing consumption has doubled over the past 15 years. We wear each piece less often and dispose of them more quickly. But the fair trade system effectively addresses the apparel industry’s pressing concerns and shortcomings.
Here are five ways fair trade fashion makes a positive impact:
Fair Trade LA's Summer Reading ListSummer is here and with its arrival comes long-awaited vacations, in-person hugs, and a tentative return to normal life. Whether opting for a stay-cation or cruising out of town, we’ve compiled a list of essential Fair Trade reads to last you through your summer outings (and beyond).
FAIR Talks | DressemberBlythe Hill, the founder of Dressember, was an English major who loved puns and decided to wear a dress every day of December in 2010 to raise mon...
FAIR Talks | Global Fashion MissionLyneath Vong had no backup plan. In 2016, she sent in her resignation at her job and hopped on a plane to connect with the families in Cambodia she had met years before, on a trip that changed her from the inside out.