Published 20/01/2013 by inspiringyourspirit

where do roots belong

I have enjoyed this (relatively new) habit of buying new clothes as few as possible and only few times a year but of high quality and known source.

What I buy new I really try, also because it interests me, to find out where the clothes are made from which material and by whom (or at least proof that workers have been paid fairly). So I try as often as I can to buy clothes that are labelled fair trade and organic.

One company that I have ‘discovered’ a couple of years ago and that I am very fond of is PEOPLE TREE, founded by  Safia Minney and it started in 2011.

Their ‘manifesto’ reads:

Founded to provide customers with desirable fashion, whilst working to improve the lives and environment of the artisans and farmers in developing countries who work to make the products.

Safia and her husband actually…

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