Due to the nature of our business, we spend a lot time reading and talking about sustainable fashion. We even have some great sustainability leaders speaking at all four of our fashion revolution week events. So it's encouraging when we pause for a second and lift up our eyes to see other industries tackling areas of need in our planet too. That's why we were so excited to partner with two fantastic sustainable spirits brands for our upcoming Panel & Pop Up Event in NYC. Interested to see what happens when your cocktail cares? Read on.
Last year, THR3EFOLD raised $17,500 in crowdfunding to go into development with a SaaS platform to allow brands to search ethical factories around the world, share designs, compare pricing, and manage their production all in one place. One of our campaign rewards was a reusable tote which was ethically made in India by factory partner Work + Shelter. We sat down with Theresa Vandermeer, Founder of Work + Shelter to learn about their origin story and what it's really like to run an ethical factory.
We are coming to yet another city! Join us in sunny Orlando, Florida Monday April 22nd at 6:30pm for an evening of inspired conversation around how to build an ethical fashion brand anywhere. Connect with local area leaders and learn how to make a change in the fashion industry right where you are.
Another big announcement, THR3EFOLD is coming to Copenhagen! Join us Thursday, April 25th at Brus Bar & Brewery to listen to a panel discussion from industry leaders on building an ethical & sustainable fashion brand and network with Copenhagen's top conscious professionals. Learn more...
We have a BIG announcement! THR3EFOLD is coming to Chicago! If you're ready to connect with local fashion leaders and practically learn how to build a brand for people and planet, then you won't want to miss this event!
It's that time of year again. Fashion Revolution Week is upon us and that means our 3rd annual Panel & Pop Up Party is coming. If you're ready to connect with sustainable fashion leaders, shop ethical fashion brands, and practically learn how you can help push the industry in a more positive direction for people and planet, then grab your tickets, spread the word, because you won't want to miss this event!
Check out our video teaching series to help you grow your fashion brand for people, planet, and profit. Today we discuss the top 5 rookie mistages made by new fashion brand startups. Listen and learn so you can launch your business the right way.
An estimated 21 billion pounds of textiles ends up in landfill every year. Over 91% of clothing sold in the US has been made in developing nations, likely by underpaid workers. It's no wonder that making a difference in this industry can feel quite daunting. However, change has only ever been achieved one way - one step at a time. That's why when we were introduced to Custom Collaborative, a sewing cooperative providing training to low income and immigrant women here in New York City, we were stoked. Here's more about them.
Check out our video teaching series to help you grow your fashion brand for people, planet, and profit. Today we discuss the 5 forms of funding you can seek to get your business launched now.
Tanya Donahue, CEO + Founder, Mango + Moose
Ethical. Sustainable. Socially Conscious. These may be buzzwords today, but the importance lies in their meaning. As social entrepreneurs, we are creating a new culture for today and tomorrow. At Mango + Moose our mission is to support artisans in developing nations through business and empowerment, and it is something we receive abundant praise for. However, praise doesn’t necessarily translate into sales, so it's vitally important you are smart with how you launch and grow your brand. Here's the 5 lessons I learned when starting my ethical fashion brand.