What does “sustainable fashion” mean to you?
We look at the entire chain of people making our product, and ask the question, “Is everyone earning a living wage?” (enough to meet basic needs). We call ourselves a sustainable supply company because we want our products to sustain the makers of them.
What inspired you to start a sustainable fashion line?
You might call us “accidental entrepreneurs”. . . we never really intended to start a business. We had been working as a non-profit in Cambodia since 2006, and slowly came to the realization that this was the most empowering project we saw; by giving people the opportunity to work, we give them hope. By empowering survivors of trafficking with employment, we give them the power to change their own lives. [Read more…]