When it comes to women’s rights and the clothing industry – we want our fashion slow and our gender equality fast! It’s hard not to feel discouraged when you’re faced with disparity, but you can make a difference by supporting fashion brands that are empowering women throughout their supply chain.
On March 8 we celebrate International Women’s Day – a global day dedicated to recognizing the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It’s also a rallying point to bring attention to the many threats facing women around the world. According to Fashion Revolution, “the garment industry is and has historically been one of the most female-dominated industries in the world.”
So when it comes to choosing what to put in our closets, we should keep the women making our clothing and the conditions they’re working in, front of mind.
Here are 5 brands empowering women and creating beautiful fashion: