Everlane

Know your factories. Know your cost. Always ask why. That is the motto of popular clothing brand Everlane. Everlane has easily become one of our most favorite clothing brands here at Orenda. Their mindset of “Radical Transparency” and good quality are the perfect blend together for an ethical yet high-end clothing company. The company startedContinue reading “Everlane”

Anchal Project

Bring yourself a little pop of color this winter. Do that with Anchal Project. With Anchal, you can do just that, all while empowering woman to support themselves and their lives. At Anchal Project, you can buy anything from blankets, quilts, and bedding, to scarves, wraps, and men’s wear, to table linens and bags, allContinue reading “Anchal Project”

Patagonia

“Build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.” -Patagonia’s Mission Statement Patagonia is one of the largest growing clothing companies, as well as one of the most popular outdoor sports companies in the market today. Patagonia grew out of a small company that made toolsContinue reading “Patagonia”

The Little Market

Started by Hannah Skvarla and Reality TV star Lauren Conrad, The Little Market is a social enterprise, combining business and social justice. They measure their success by the positive social and economic impact on their artisans and their communities. Our mission is to build sustainable partnerships with artisans from around the world, by connecting them withContinue reading “The Little Market”

STATE Bags

STATE Bags Website STATE BAGS has your back. And part of that commitment is making a difference in local kids’ lives. STATE was created to address the immediate needs of American children living with challenging – and in some cases critical – circumstances. For every STATE backpack purchased, STATE hand-delivers one to a child in need; butContinue reading “STATE Bags”

Oliberté

Oliberté Website Oliberté is a sustainable brand supporting workers’ rights in sub-Saharan Africa. They believe in empowerment, transparency, and doing right by all. This means making premium quality products with a lifetime warranty, and it means treating every employee, everywhere in the world, with respect. In 2009, they started off as a small footwear companyContinue reading “Oliberté”

Krochet Kids Intl.

Krochet Kids Website Krochet Kids, a clothing company, also selling hats and other accessories, started by three friends in high school, that lead to a life changing idea they came upon in college.  Each clothing article is personailzed by the woman who created it, signed by them. These women recieve from Krochet Kids: fair wages,Continue reading “Krochet Kids Intl.”

stone + cloth

stone + cloth Website stone + cloth, started by a man with a dream, is a company that makes backpacks, totes, and miscellaneous, basic clothing articles. In exchange he give scholarships to children in need to further, and in some cases begin, their education. Matthew Clough, the owner, created this after a visit to Tanzania,Continue reading “stone + cloth”