We’re sharing news and giving props inside the Spirit of 608 Facebook group. But why stop there? Here are a few recent media moments from our FEST friends to make your week instant bettah: Speaking of FEST, we’re frickin’ obsessed with Helpsy founder Rachel’s revival…

Here’s good news for those who covet the slow fashion ethos of pioneering eco brand Alabama Chanin but need a more accessible price point: this month marks the expansion of the brand’s machine-made line. As founder Natalie Chanin says on Spirit of 608 podcast (hear her…

Babies grow so quickly. So why can’t their clothes follow suit and stick with them through multiple sizes? It’s an idea that more than a few designers today are toying with. For new fall cuteness that’ll last for more than one growth stage, look no…

What does it really take to become a truly fair trade business? Plenty of organizations use the phrase “fair trade” to describe their products and suppliers, but becoming a recognized and trusted fair trade brand is more than ethical practices and a feel-good marketing angle….

You know what we think around here: the more ethical fashion brands in the world, the faster meaningful change will rock the fashion industry – and change it forever. Start summer off with 7 ethical fashion crowding funding campaigns to know about and support right…

If what the ethical fashion movement needs to succeed are more options that stand out for their style – rather than their sustainable or socially-responsible selling points – Good Apparel is leading by example. Case in point: a pair of slim-fit, flare leg white overalls made to…

The shoe brand behind one of last year’s most successful ethical fashion crowdfunding campaigns is taking a noteworthy step into its next phase this week. After raising more than double its campaign goal and reaching over $65K in November to start pre-orders for its artisan-made shoes,…

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