The pretty sweater above from People Tree is not only stylish but produced according to ethical fairtrade principles. We hear words like Eco-fashion, ethical fashion, green and sustainable fashion as buzz words but companies that operate on fair trade principles are a way to make a real difference in counteracting the very real negative impact of consumerism in developed nations and the destructive consequences for third world developing countries. I have recently watched a documentary called The True Cost which has changed my thinking regarding cheap throwaway fashions.
Support Fair trade products this Christmas and Holiday season and help make a real difference in the world See this page for more details:
- http://www.fairtrade.net/about-fairtrade/benefits-of-fairtrade.html Fair Trade is about creating a positive sustainable way of doing business for people who live in the developing world.
- Fairtrade Fashion:
http://www.peopletree.co.uk is known as a pioneer in ethical and environmentally sustainable fashion- they partnered with Fair Trade sources to product ethical and eco fashions.