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A Beginner's Guide To Ethical Shopping

Five Questions To Ask Before Making A Purchase

  1. Do I need this article of clothing?
  2. Who made this piece of clothing? Was it made under ethical conditions? Did the person who made this garment receive a fair wage and were they making it in safe working conditions?
  3. Can I wear something that I already own instead?
  4. Can I purchase something similar second hand?
  5. Is this piece of clothing well made?

Ethical Fashion Resources

‘The True Cost’ Documentary

Catholic Relief Services Ethical Trade 

Fashion Revolution (They offer readers an e-mail draft that can be sent to fast-fashion brands and retailers, along with other great resources to take action.)


My Top Seven Favorite Ethical Clothing Brands

1. Linenfox

2.  Vetta Capsule

3.  Mata Traders

4.  Amour Vert

5.  Christy Dawn

6.  People Tree

7.  Jessica Rey

Ethically Made Shopping

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