Entries Tagged as 'Big Brands'

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Notes from Alyson Fox in London, launching her & Other Stories collaboration today

To all of us in the U.S.: I’m sorry. I’m sorry that these Alyson Fox pieces — which she designed exclusively for & Other Stories, a high-end brand launched last spring by H&M — aren’t available to us. The new brand’s stores and online sales are only available throughout Europe, where Alyson’s collection launches today. So [...]

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Refinery29 checks in on the ethics behind 8 big brands

Several days ago Refinery29 published a piece comparing the ethics of eight popular brands. It opened with a few great quotes from the director of a social good nonprofit in Kenya. “The clothing we wear reflects the choices we make: thousands of economic votes that have the power to shift the clothing industry,” explains Zane [...]

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

15 Big Brands ranked according to labor rights

Remember back in November when I shared a long list of fashion brands that made Newsweek’s Green Rankings? As I pointed out then, those rankings included only environmental considerations, not social, so not long after I was glad to see As You Sow’s report on Apparel Supply Chain Compliance Programs, based on human rights issues. However, [...]

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Top Fashion & Beauty brands from Newsweek’s Green Rankings 2010

We love our indie brands, but oftentimes shopping at chains can be unavoidable. Last month Newsweek released its Green Rankings 2010, ranking hundreds of the world’s most environmentally sound companies, and I went through and grabbed just the Fashion & Beauty companies from their Top 500 US Companies list — so that when we do find ourselves at [...]