Here’s this week’s roundup of ethical fashion news!
- Olivia Wilde announced a collaboration with her project, Conscious Commerce, and Anthropologie that ultimately fundraises to help victims of human trafficking. (via Elle.com)
- The three winners of Green America’s “People & Planet Awards” were announced. Earth Creations, Nancy’s Gone Green, and Maggie’s Organics won for proving there is an alternative to sweatshop-manufactured fashion. Kudos! (via CSR Newswire)
- This is more like news to me- I just found out that Sperry Top-Sider has a pretty impressive commitment to social compliance in the manufacturing process. Break out the boat shoes and check it out here! (via Sperry Top-Sider)
- Finally, a movie about sustainable fashion! Check out the trailer for eco-fashion documentary “Thread”. It’s definitely a sobering take on fast fashion and environmental sustainability in the fashion industry. (via Sustainablog)
- Ralph Lauren donated $500,000 to the Fashion Manufacturing Initiative, which supports locally-made fashion in NYC. Think: anti-outsourcing. (via Ecouterre)
- Ever heard of kombucha? It’s this detoxifying, probiotic-rich superdrink known for its many health benefits. And now someone found a way to put it into fabric. Because, fashion. (via the Aggie)
- Fashion Revolution Day. It’s a thing, and it’s making the fashion industry more sustainable. (via the Guardian)