Our garments are made by the hands and hearts of artisans in many types of communities throughout the globe. By working directly with these artisans and their knitting cooperatives, a strong partnership has evolved to support their visions in managing sustainable commerce. We assist the artisans with quality control measures, sound production and planning management, as well as research and design for the local and world markets.
The global movement toward gender equality is incomplete without addressing the fashion industry’s supply chain violence against women. 75% of garment workers are women, and violence is a widespread epidemic. The right to live free from violence is a basic human right and women across the world a...
By 2050, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. An estimated 51 trillion microplastic particles are in the ocean today—500 times more than the number of stars in our galaxy. Plastic pollution is one of the great crises of our century, and the time to take action is now.
INDIGENOUS Fair Trade + Organic (INDIGENOUS) has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds to put The Fair TRACE TOOL™ in the hands of more fair trade enterprises, and fund social impact research wit...
“No one should suffer or die to make clothing. Just the opposite, they and their families should prosper. That’s how it is with our supply chain. That’s how it can be with others. Let’s not make this harder than it is. And let’s not wait. Lives are at stake,” says Scott Leonard, Co-founder and CE...
INDIGENOUS is kicking off the 2013 segment of its “Our World. Our Worth” campaign with a fashion panel discussion on fair trade and supply chain transparency at the Women’s Wear Daily Magic Tradeshow, to be held February 20, 2013, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The 2013 segment of the campai...
When we met Alyssa Campanella one summer day last June, we just thought she was a pretty (well, gorgeous) young lady with an appreciation for fine clothing and respect for people and the world we live in. As she modeled our all-organic fair trade clothing, we couldn't have a...
While many companies strive to cut costs at every opportunity and find ever-lower sources of labor and manufacturing, one fashion company is celebrating its commitment to paying its labor force a fair wage in a time of global economic worry.
Indigenous Designs Corporation, a leading provider of eco fashion, welcomed in the New Year by celebrating its 15th anniversary. During the last 15 years, the company has been recognized as the authentic pioneer of organic, fair trade apparel.
Starting a new decade and marking the beginning of its 15th year in business, Indigenous Designs is pleased to announce its winning the Free Range Studios 2009 YouTopia Grant. The organic, fair-trade clothing company will use the grant to demonstrate to the fashion world and...