DENIM CREATIVE RECYCLING
¡Ánimo, valiente! is that denim garment forgotten in the back of a closet that exploded and redesigned defies the boundaries of time.
It’s that denim garment with its expressive capacity expanded through the art of sophisticated processing and recycling.
It’s that piece of denim you can’t bear to part with and we transform and renew.
It’s that denim garment that preserves the essence of fabric on a new design.
It’s the belief in the multiple lives of a denim which has not had enough with one.
It’s unique, original and personal.
It’s the union of between denim and design.
Old = Potentially transformable!
Have courage! - ¡Ánimo, valiente!
4 All Humanity
4 All Humanity uses inspired design to transform the lives of artisans.
ABURY is pioneering fashion by combining traditional, old world crafts with avant garde design to create a new luxury style that fosters intercultural exchange and preserves world crafts.
ABURY brings together exciting designers with traditional artisans from remote and inspiring cultures. This exchange of knowledge between the old world and the cutting edge allows for a new context to emerge, leasing crafts a new life and lending design an emotional component which has been missing in recent times. The designer is embedded in a craft culture for roughly three months to learn and share ideas from one another and to create a collection together, bringing the best of heritage knowledge and wisdom to high design and sustainable solutions.
But the ABURY cycle goes beyond this two way relationship, caring for the whole supply chain, we give back the same number of production hours in education hours for every product sold.
Thoughtful design. Responsible production. Good business. Quality that lasts.
ALAMA is a culture-to-wear label created by our team of skilled Maasai artisans in Nothern Tanzania. All our revenues go back to support the charitable programs of the non-governmental organization Africa Amini Alama.
ALAMA is a culture-to-wear label created by our team of skilled artisans, who were united by their will to promote the legacy of the Maasai tribe of Tanzania through hand-crafted jewelry pieces that are designed for women and men who wish to support their culture and sustainable design.
Our jewelry brand is empowered by the non-governmental organization Africa Amini Alama – a charity which improves the living conditions of the Maasai and Meru tribes of Tanzania. Each ALAMA artisan is continuously supported with a higher revenue generated through our sales
Committed to both cultural heritage and sustainability, ALAMA's jewelry collection grows organically, with unique statement pieces instead of seasonal offerings and with a zero waste policy.
Socially responsible business that uses design as a means to provide fair wages to disadvantaged artisans in Paraguay. Each piece of jewelry is designed by Canadian industrial designer, Carmen Clubine and handmade by Joel Baez and his team.
ALFARO CLUBINÉ makes use of art and design as means to help improve the lives of disadvantaged artisans in Latin America. By providing steady employment and fair wages through the creation of these beautiful pieces, the artisans express their traditional art allowing them to provide stability to their families. The purchase of this jewellery brings hope and helps lessen vulnerability, empowering the artisans creatively and financially. Thank you for embracing our vision and being part of this life changing project.
Brand that develop fashion accessories in Baby Alpaca woll.
ALLPAQA® is a brand that develops and produces accessories which are manufactured with the finest Baby alpaca´s wool; born in Italy with the objective to offer to our clients pioneering proposals, fusing sustainability, fairtrade, respect for the animals, together the highest quality of Alpaca wool with the latest European fashion trends.
Meaningful Jewelry That Gives Back Handcrafted From Recycled Materials - Handmade in Canada. $10 From The Sale Of Our Special Collections Are Donated To Help Disadvantaged Women and Children Rise Above Poverty.
Meaningful jewellery handcrafted from recycled materials. Alora pieces embrace the stories, happy moments, milestones and experiences that celebrate and inspire you. A portion of your purchase helps to empower disadvantaged women and children to rise above poverty.
We are a mother-daughter duo handcrafting jewelry from recycled brass and glass. These pieces are created to help you live with intention. Each piece has a symbolic positive meaning attached to it - love, forgiveness, family, and believing – so that you can be reminded of your values and your intentions each time you wear it.
Arabel Lebrusan is an award-winning designer of intricately beautiful designer jewellery – her collections contain a mix of traditional craftsmanship with original, chic designs, giving a timeless quality to her pieces.
Elegant design with ethics at its core.
Our award winning jewellery collections contain a mix of traditional craftsmanship with original, chic designs, giving a timeless quality to the pieces.
“We truly believe in Unique Jewellery Design made with the most Ethical Materials available. We strive for Excellence in Craftsmanship in all the Jewels we make, and we take care of you every step of the way with our brilliant Customer Service. We promise to create an Heirloom that you will treasure forever”
Our iconic pieces are worn by the likes of Queen Letizia of Spain and Sienna and Savannah Miller.
ARTICLE 22 designs beautiful and meaningful collections that tell unknown stories and give back.
PEACEBOMB, the first collection, is jewelry made from Vietnam War era bombs by Laotian artisans.
ARTICLE 22 seeks to embody a new luxury that intimately relates our objects and ideas.
Driven dually by design and development, ARTICLE 22 cultivates the untapped talents of artisans in forgotten or off-the-beaten-track places, promoting entrepreneurship and community development.
As appropriate, additional giveback benefits a broader cause.
For PEACEBOMB, each bracelet sold demines 3m2 of bomb littered land.
Artisan & Fox
Artisan & Fox is a social enterprise empowering artisans in developing regions, by connecting them to mindful consumers
Ash & Rose
Easy-Chic Style for the Modern Romantic - Ethical, Sustainable, Beautiful.
Ash & Rose is an online and brick-and-mortar shop located in the SoWa arts district of Boston's South End. We offer a tastefully curated selection of designs by local artists and fair trade artisan groups. We love all things romantic, whimsical, pretty and practical - and we care about the planet and the people who inhabit it.
Avery Verse is an Australian luxury handbag brand and social enterprise that use eco-friendly Italian vegetable tanned leather.
Avery Verse is a disruptive new luxury handbag brand that synergises business with charity through its social enterprise model. All our designer handbags are handcrafted from Italian vegetable tanned leather. This is an ancient and eco-friendly leather tanning process that has existed for millennia and is highly favoured by artisanal manufacturers.
All our luxury bags are made with a timeless aesthetic to ensure they won't go out of fashion but can live above trends, ensuring that our customers stay stylish regardless of the season. Proceeds from every sale go towards social and environmental initiatives with a proven record of transformation.
In all we do, we aim to create a win-win and transform the luxury fashion industry.
London based Jewellery brand, inspiring and enabling women to make sustainable, long lasting choices
The name Bar comes from the idea of being stripped back to basics, akin to the minimal and unapologetic bar form that metal takes before being made into jewellery. Our aesthetic is informed by elegance and simplicity, surpassing the transcience of trends, in the hope that you will wear the pieces for years to come.
Sustainability is an essential part of our brand, we want to educate and enable you to make conscious purchases and drive positive change.
We are passionate about positivity and collaboration with inspirational women in the fashion industry and beyond.
Barbara I Gongini
BARBARA I GONGINI is a Nordic brand established in the field of international luxury Avant-Garde fashion design, founded in 2005. The collections present a different take on Nordic garments, derived from a conceptual approach towards fashion design.
The core of the BARBARA I GONGINI brand DNA is centered on strength of individual and not on sex or sexual orientation, societal order or other normative pressures, but on playful imaginative tale of craftsmanship that breathes freedom of self-expression.
The design process is comprised of artistically responsible exercises with a particular focus on sustainability. The brand embraces Nordic high-end craftsmanship irreverently.
The construction process is aimed at crafting garments eloquently suitable for both men and women and wearers are encouraged to interact and close forms by selective personalization of the silhouettes through #multiways garments. Structural forms are challenged and experimental pattern-making shape a solemn backdrop for contemporary tailoring.
Bazofo is a word used in Cape Verdean Creole to describe someone with style and attitude. It is also a small, sustainable and ethical clothing brand from Cova da Moura, the biggest Cape Verdean community in Portugal.
Our handmade products are made by my aunty Alice. She lives and works 20 metres from my home. She’s a tailor and also employs locals in her atelier. I also work with other local tailors. There's a lot of talent in our community!
But this project would only make sense if our responsibility reached out beyond the limits of Cova da Moura. In terms of materials Bazofo is as sustainable and organic as possible.
Our white t-shirts are made in India using only recycled materials by a Finnish company called Pure Waste Textiles. They are printed in Portugal.
The handmade pieces are made of organic GOTS, OEKO-TEX® and OCS certified cotton and produced in Cova da Moura from the first to the last stitch. The African wax prints are from different sources.
- Vítor Sanches, founder of Bazofo
Bead and Reel
Bead & Reel believes that fashion and ethics aren't mutually exclusive, offering eco-friendly, cruelty-free, sweatshop-free styles for the conscientious woman.
Everything we sell meets the criteria of being thoughtful to animals, people, and the world through our carefully curated selection of hand-picked designers and products.
We believe that fashion should make you feel good with flattering pieces in Fair Trade, Made in America, Organic, Recycled, Upcycled, Zero Waste, Biodegradable, Vegan, and Giving Back options. We want you to be comfortable with what you wear, shopping with confidence that your purchases are supporting policies and choices working to make the world a little bit better place.
We believe in practicing what we preach. From our recycled (and recyclable!) shipping supplies to our commitment to giving back (check our new cause each month) to our entirely vegan owned and operated company, we try to make the best possible choices in every aspect of our business to minimize our footprint and our impact on everyone and everything around us.
Comforted by nature, inspired by design, Beklina is passionate about living at the harmonious crossroads of the two.
Birdsong is an emerging fashion brand for people who expect more from their wardrobe, with a promise of no sweatshops & no photoshop.
We want to revolutionise the way you dress. We source products from women’s organisations with rare skills and pair them with contemporary design, creating heritage pieces with a mind to the future. From migrant seamstresses to knitting grannies, we unite women from different backgrounds.
We show the reality of women by using diverse, unedited, models. Your body suits you, dress it in Birdsong.
Birdsong currently work with 17 women’s organisations, reaching 483 female makers on the margins of society. This includes elderly, migrant and low income background women, women recovering from addictions, single mums, and survivors of human trafficking turned goldsmiths.
They've made over £20,000 directly for women’s organisations since starting two years ago.
Ethically sourced, American made women's fashion and lifestyle goods.
Bishop Collective is an online boutique that specializes in American manufactured fashion and home goods and provides a new take on the idea of American made. The ever-changing collection pulls together some of the best eco-friendly brands in fashion for a refreshing approach to socially conscious design. You’ll find anything from zero-waste patternmaking to organic and locally sourced fabrics and of course, all domestically produced in sweatshop free factories.
Launched in 2013 by two college fashion instructors, Mai Vu and Dimitri Koumbis, Bishop Collective offers American manufactured goods that eloquently combine fashion, art and lifestyle into an ecommerce platform.
Making ethically made fashion available to more women. Costing you and the environment less.
Born from a desire to make ethical & sustainable fashion available to any woman, Blessed Designs seeks to embrace women as they are, where they are. We aim to keep our prices low and energy high, with clothing that you can be comfortable in while still being fashionable.
As a company we are committed to protecting the earth and ensuring that people aren't being exploited in the making of our clothes. This is why we encourage those around us to shop small and ethically. We are leading the way by using small businesses in our supply chain.
Our goal to have as little impact as possible, so our production is local (in Texas), and we use as many American distributers as possible.
Impeccably fitting premium tailored denim that's 100% transparently made and sourced in America with a Buy One, Give One philanthropic mission.
BORN ON FRIDAY
Small business, supporting individual artisans from Central Asia. Eco-friendly production, support local felt production. Leather Free.
Ethically responsible fashion brand from the Kyrgyz Republic.
Ethics: Artisan-Made, Cruelty-Free, Eco-Friendly Production, Natural Materials
Mission: Rid the World of Boring Leather Bags.
Charity based: $5USD from each purchase will be donated to Tibetan Buddhist Nuns refugees, to build an educational center.
Be beautiful, while making a difference.
We provide online platform for local artisans, who create luxury fashion accessories and clothes. We celebrate unique sense of style.
Bourgeois Boheme is an independent London based footwear brand for men and women making state of the art luxury shoes completely free from animal-derived materials. The British inspired styles are all artisan-made in Portugal from the finest materials.
Bourgeois Boheme is one of the most established vegan footwear brands out there, still small and independent – as we like it – still making beautiful and versatile shoes completely free from animal-derived materials. The timeless, brand-exclusive styles we produce are all artisan-made under ethical conditions in Portugal from the finest eco-friendly Italian vegan leathers. We believe that a good vegan shoe should be about more than just excluding animal materials – a design that stands the test of time is essential – and therefore we work tirelessly to champion slow fashion through updated British shoe classics that challenge the perception of leather-free footwear. Our increasing fan base includes vegan celebs such as Natalie Portman, Bryan Adams and Torrey DeVitto.