Ethical Brands with Sweet Deals for the Weekend of 11/23/2018
The holiday shopping season is officially here. With hundreds of retailers offering hard to resist deals and discounted items, shopping ethically can become a bit difficult.
We’ve compiled a list of socially and environmentally-conscious brands having sales, offering great discounts, or giving back to the community this weekend.
Older Brother is a Portland-based gender neutral clothing brand with a “farm-to-body” ethos. Their garments are made using natural textiles and dyes such as organic cottons from Japanese farms, blends of wool and woven rice paper, and linen from Japan’s flax fields.
Deal: 20% off site wide this weekend.
Arkins is a women’s clothing brand based in New York. Their textiles are sourced with respect to the environment and their garments are created by fairly paid workers. Everything down to the plastic-free packaging materials are recycled and/or biodegradable.
Deal: 25% off site wide.
CHNGE is a streetwear brand with three important goals, sustainability, transparency and philanthropy. They strive to to use sustainable materials like organic cotton and ethical factories. As a part of their philanthropic pledge, 50% of their net profits will go to organizations and people creating social and environmental change.
Deal: 50% off site wide.
G-Star Raw is an Amsterdam based denim brand partially owned by Pharrell. Their main focus is innovating quality denim for the future in consideration for people and the planet.
Deal: Up to 50% off on selected products this Black Friday
Back Beat Rags is a California lifestyle brand inspired by surf and skate culture. All their clothes are made in Los Angeles incorporating environment-friendly practices such as buying locally knitted fabric and using low-impact goods.
Deal: 30% off everything with the code EATITUP.
The holiday season is always about giving back, these clothing brands are not having sales but are using the Black Friday weekend to give back to the community.
Everlane will have their annual Black Friday Fund, where instead having a sale they donate to a cause they care about. This year they are donating $260,000 by partnering with Surfrider Foundation to get plastic of beaches. For every order placed they will donate $13 to fund beach cleanups across the country.
Stay tuned as we rate each of these brands individually by labor, sustainability, and transparency in our Prominent Brands Index.