There are many ways to get your word across in this day and age, especially with social media right at our fingertips. However, fashion has always been a method by which people choose to make a statement, whether it’s through studious-looking Carrera glasses or hard-wearing Birkenstock boots. Whether it be to show off their personality, a style they choose to follow, or even to help a good cause, it’s an extremely creative way of doing so and most importantly, it gets noticed! Focusing on fashion that’s created to support a good cause is a great way of having clothes you love while also helping out a cause you’re passionate about. So, to help raise awareness even further, here are some fashion statements for a good cause for you to try out!
Taaluma Totes takes wool and cotton from all around the world and brings it back to the U.S. where disabled adults are employed to craft each tote. The purchase of each tote then goes back into the country where the fabric is from as a micro-loan to farmers and small business owners there. Whenever they can, they pay the loan back and the repayment funds the purchase of more fabrics, creating an economic flow in that country and creating a wonderful product along the way!
You Don’t Want This Life
You don’t want this life run themselves on a premise of overcoming adversity, hard work, and creativity which is expressed in what we choose to wear. The brand represents how you feel about what you want in life and how you want to get there. A brilliant way of sparking conversation and making people cherish what they have too. View You Don’t Want This Life today to see their range and learn more about them.
Gandy’s Flip Flops
Two brothers from the UK create this firm when their family of six was travelling in Sri Lanka and their family was killed by a tsunami. Being made orphans at the age of 15 and 17, they were inspired to help other parent-less children around the world, especially those affected by tsunamis and the devastating effects that are left behind. Enter Gandy’s Flip Flops. They’ve already managed to build orphanages in India and Sri Lanka!
Did you know that over 6 million people in the UK alone live with anxiety? That’s a staggering amount of people! Anxiety is a mental illness that causes you to feel scared, alone, experience heart palpitations, cold sweats, and many more symptoms. Anxiety can completely take over a person’s life if not treated properly, and many people choose to wear Chakra bracelets in support of those who suffer, or to show that they are fighting the disease.
There are many ways that you can support a good cause and if you’re into your fashion like us, you might consider fashion that makes a statement. Are you brave enough?