Sustainable Bridal Gowns & Cool Reusable Bags: February 2016 Newsletter

So this year, February is a leap month and boy are we leaping at Trusted Clothes. In case, you missed out on what’s been happening this past month, read on because we’ll fill you in on the details!

What’s Hot This February?

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The Ground Hog came out on February 2 and he didn’t see his shadow. So that means we’re going to have a short winter and spring is well on its way. So check out Spring Is Just Right Around the Corner and pick out your Spring attire from Aqua Green, Braintree Clothing, and Oka-B Sandals.

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Getting Hitched Spring/Summer 2016? 

Are you getting married this year? How about getting a bridal gown that is made ethically? You can walk down the aisle, wearing a beautiful and sustainable bridal gown from Leila Hafzi and feel great! If you’re into vintage, then check out Posh Girl Boutique where they have a wide selection of vintage wedding gowns that date back to the 1950’s.

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I don’t know about you, but with all the grocery stores and retailers charging 5 cents each for a plastic bag, I’ve started collecting reusable bags that I take with me whenever I go shopping. I suggest you do the same and look no further because here are 9 Reusable Shopping Bags That Actually Look Cool. We really like the polka dot reusable bag from Kate Spade and all Baggu bags under $20.

What’s Coming Up In March 2016? 

Paris Fashion Week

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Oh la la! Yes, Paris, France will be buzzing with fashion excitement when the world’s most famous haute couture designers showcase their work on the runway from March 2-9, 2016! For more information about Paris Fashion Week and the schedule, click here.

International Women’s Day


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March 8 is International Women’s Day and we’ve got a lot of fun stuff coming up to celebrate the female gender! We’ll take a closer look at women’s work rights and how slave labour and poor working conditions are affecting women all around the world and what you can do to help fellow women get through hard times. Stay tuned!

Source Intelligence Fashion

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On March 2-3, 2016, the Source Brand Preview is available for all fashion lovers! Catch the largest digital fashion showcase featuring +150 of the latest and best international sustainable brands. Anyone can watch this cool fashion show because it’ll be streaming online! Take note that all online showcases are in GMT time.

If you’re an ethical and sustainable fashion retailer, it’s not too late to register and get your line showcased. For more information on the Source Brand Preview, click here.

How can you help?

Trusted Clothes can’t do it without you. Fashion awareness starts with you! Every month we like to acknowledge those who are doing something unique to contribute to ethical clothing and making a difference in people’s lives.

Volunteer of the Month

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Congrats to Trusted Clothes “Volunteer of the Month” Jenny Arrington who published a powerful article that all of the Trusted Clothes volunteers believe in. Read One Thing We Can Do and do what’s right and “Slow Down” before buying clothes on sale at major retailers.

We chose Jenny as the “Volunteer of the Month” because she’s started following a sustainable clothing initiative with Project 333 – a fashion challenge where you dress with 33 items or less for 3 months. We recommend that you jump on the bandwagon and practice Project 333!

She’s also the founder of Karma Trik. Once piece of clothing that you can wear 15 ways! That is so cool and creative! We like it!

Calling on all Graphic Designers

Are you a novice or student graphic designer who would like to hone your skills? At Trusted Clothes, we are always on the look out for fresh and new talent to work in our graphics department.

Here’s the job description for graphic designers. If you’re interested in working for Trusted Clothes, give us a shout (and your resume)!

Volunteer

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Want to give back to the community? Do you have a New Year’s Resolution to make a change in the world? Then Trusted Clothes wants you! Volunteering a few hours a week to Trusted Clothes is rewarding and cool!

You can write an article about your favorite sustainable fashion line or you can really get your voice out there with a VLOG and posting it on Youtube and Twitter.

You can get creative and do whatever you please, just as long as it relates back to Trusted Clothes and you promote ethical, sustainable, and healthy fashion. Interested in becoming a Trusted Clothes volunteer? Send us an email at contact@trustedclothes.com.

That wrap’s it up for February. If you have any comments or questions about Trusted Clothes or want to know more about our talented fashion designers, leave us your comments or send us a message. Until next time, namaste!

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