Nothing New

I have so many friends that love to go thrifting and love to repurpose old clothes. I used to think that fashionable people didn't buy used clothes or didn't wear old clothes but that is just so wrong. All fashion will eventually come back in style so of course you can find fashionable clothes at a resale shop and they're always going to be cheaper than buying new. And you could brag that it's vin…

Ethical Fashion CAN Be Affordable!

As a college student, I don't have very much extra money to spend on clothes, especially expensive ones. So when I do go and shop I end up buying from cheap, fast fashion stores where the clothes are almost guaranteed to not be ethically produced. I had been thinking of ways that I could be a conscientious consumer on a budget. I came across a great ethical fashion blog called Life+Style…

Fashion Revolution Together with Earth Day is a Perfect Fit!

An Unbeatable Combination! Forest Park - Ranked the #1 City Park - USA Today 2016.St. Louis Earth Day Festival - The 2nd largest Earth Day celebration in the U.S.Fashion Revolution - A a global movement calling for greater transparency, sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry.Brought together in a display of ethical fashion byMade for Freedom - A St. Louis based,…

2017: It's time for a Fashion Revolution

Made for Freedom is proud to participate once more in Fashion Revolution in 2017. To learn more about this incredible movement for ethical and sustainable fashion, that aims to truly change the world, read on. We've highlighted excerpts from Fashion Revolution's Whitepaper. Read more here.On 24 April 2013, over 1,130 people were killed when the Rana Plaza factory complex collapsed in Dh…

3 Gifts for Your World-Changer Valentine

Tis the season for chocolates & flowers, but in a time when so much of our country (and the world) seems in chaos and turmoil, it's hard to turn your attention to the lighter side of things. So many of us are caught up doing our part to make the world a better place - and we forget to pause and enjoy the parts of life that are going right.Your world-changer is busy making things happen - vo…

You Are Invited: 31 Days of Strength and Dignity

Nearly every day I read about an individual or group that is impacting the lives of those in need. Whether it is education for girls, water for the poor or shelter for those fleeing for their lives it is inspiring and a refreshing counter the reports of hatred, malice and death.January is "National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month." Most states, countries and regions of the world ded…