This LA-based brand unites two current denim trends—skinny and sustainable—for its premium collection. Though skinny jeans are often marked as being uncomfortable, Bread Denim's blend of 1 percent elastic and 99 percent organic cotton, form a fun and easy-to-wear denim jean.
Lauded organic cotton line from California-based designer Tierra Del Forte, Del Forte Denim is designed for the eco-chic woman. Made in the USA with 100 percent organic cotton, Del Forte’s premium denim apparel are sewn and finished in Los Angeles.
Fashion-forward denim and clothing line from Rogan Gregory, popular with discerning eco-shoppers, that uses old-world production methods and 100 percent organic cotton sourced from countries such as Turkey, Peru, Africa, and India. While you're at it, check out Loomstate's !Act Natural! blog.
On the prowl for green jeans? Nau—a company with strong eco-ethics and partnerships with exceptional social, environmental, and humanitarian groups (5 percent of each sale goes to one of these organizations)—has you covered with their fashion-forward jeans for guys and gals.
Dress for Success offers disadvantaged women a hand up by providing professional attire, a network of support, and the career development tools to help them attain economic independence. The group is looking for donations of interview-appropriate suits, separates, shoes, and other accessories.
This group matches donations of business and household items, including clothes, with the wish-lists of nearby nonprofits that can pick up items or will accept drop-offs. It operates in the US, Canada, and beyond.
Goodwill sells donated goods in more than 2,000 retail stores. As of 2006, Goodwill stores had sold more than 2 million items received from more than 58 million donors.
One World Running collect running shoes to distribute to people in need around the world. Drop-off locations are available in Boulder, CO, Richmond, VA, and Ontario, Canada. For information on shipping donations, call (303) 473-1314 or (303) 828-4391. Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
This Chicago-based group collects new and almost-new formal dresses and accessories and gives them at no charge to high school students in Chicago who can't pay for their own prom attire.
Known worldwide, The Salvation Army helped more than 33 million people in 2004. Of each dollar spent by this organization, 83 cents is used to furnish direct aid to people. Each donated item sold at The Salvation Army's thrift stores goes toward its adult addiction recovery programs.