We'll spare you the whole "new year, new you" thing, but if you are in wardrobe-revamp mode, why not make your purchases where it counts? Here, the best ways to put your money where your (chic *and* conscientious) mouth is.More
Started by Barrett and Rachel Ward to help women to leave the sex industry while giving them a source of employment, the line now works globally with women from diverse backgrounds who are all looking for opportunity. The brand doesn't see itself as a "charitable model" in that it doesn't create goods in order to sell them in the West and give that charity to developing countries. Rather, it works to create opportunities for economic growth to marginalized communities.
Started by Lauren Bush Lauren in 2007, FEED creates beautiful bags, accessories, and shirts that provide nutritious meals to those in need. It also works under fair-labor conditions, using environmentally friendly materials when possible, and alongside artisans in different countries to provide livelihood to underserved populations. Most items come stamped with a number—showing you just how many meals your purchase has provided.