Fashion can be used for a lot more than just looking good. You can use fashion to express yourself and make a statement. You can also use your fashion to support a good cause. More and more fashion brands are reinventing their business models to benefit those in need. There are tons of companies who sell awesome items and donate a portion of their proceeds to great charities! From animal shelters to literacy programs, check out these five philanthropic fashion brands!
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1. The Purrfect Accessory
The Purrfect Accessory has endless jewelry options all themed around your favorite furry friends! From earrings to bracelets, there’s something for everyone. A portion of every purchase goes to animal charities and the brand’s website features info on animals that are currently up for adoption!
The FEED Project offers gorgeous bags and other accessories and a portion of every purchase goes towards feeding children around the world and aiding in disaster relief.
Odds are you’ve heard of Toms before. Toms is known as one of the most philanthropic fashion brands for its buy one, give one business model. Every time you purchase a pair of Toms shoes, the company gives a pair to someone in need.
4. Sevenly Outfitters
Sevenly Outfitters is unique in its philanthropy because every week the company releases products that benefit a different charity. For every sale, the company donates $7 to the cause that item pertains to. From environmental groups to Autism awareness, there are a wide variety of causes to support when you make a purchase through Sevenly.
5. Out Of Print
Out of Print is perfect for the literary addict in your life! The company sells accessories themed around classic literature and for every purchase, they send a book to a community in need. The company also focuses on raising funds and awareness for literacy programs in underprivileged communities.