Raven + Lily

Raven + Lily believes that empowering women will change the world. Raven + Lily is a lifestyle brand offering trend-forward fair trade fashion, accessories, and home goods with its core underlying mission to empower women on a global scale. Today, the brand helps to employ more than 1,500  artisan women around the world, providing themContinue reading “Raven + Lily”

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”

Serengetee

Serengetee started in 2012 after founders Jeff and Ryan met on Semester at Sea, a study abroad program that circumnavigates the globe by ship. While traveling, they began exploring markets and collecting fabric from countries in Africa, Asia, and Central America.

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”

1:Face Charity Watch

1Face is a brand that brings global change by unifying the people that help with the people that need it. With 1Face, you buy a watch that supports a cause. Each color, each new cause. They work with the organizations below to help you help them: 1Face supports nine causes; cancer, hunger, breast cancer, cleanContinue reading “1:Face Charity Watch”

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.”

Sseko Designs

Sseko Designs Website Sseko Designs is an ethical fashion brand based in Uganda. In addition to handbags and accessories, they make beautiful leather sandals with interchangeable fabric straps that can be styled in hundreds of ways. Sseko began as a way to generate income for high potential, talented young women to continue on to university.Continue reading “Sseko Designs”

Pure Vida Bracelets

Pure Vida Bracelets Website A five week college graduation trip to Costa Rica turned into a business venture for two Southern California friends Griffin Thall and Paul Goodman. During a visit to a small community in Costa Rica, they crossed paths with two men named Jorge and Joaquin who were peddling bracelets on the street.Continue reading “Pure Vida Bracelets”