Earth Day Essentials: 3 Sustainable Chic Designers You Need in Your Closet Now
After the tragic 2013 Rana Plaza garment factory incident in Bangladesh, Behno founder Shivam Punjya was determined to change the model for clothing production in developing countries. Behno’s factory, in partnership with an Indian nonprofit organization, provides fair wages, comfortable conditions for its workers as well as beautiful tailoring.
Molly Keogh and Maryanne Mathias produce their stunning line exclusively in Ghana, while ensuring fair employment for skilled tailors and designers.
Studio One Eighty Nine
Founded by Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah, this gorgeous African stye collections include scarves created from old sweaters in collaboration with the organization, Shine On Sierra Leone as well as ultra-hip bags made with used aluminum ring pulls by Bottletop, a project that supports health education for youths worldwide.