Beauty and brains. 📚 .
We are thrilled about what our friends @fecha_talaso and @ankachristine are working on with @karanarising. If you’re passionate about women supporting women, creative collaboration, social enterprise, and supporting survivors you should definitely follow along!
@karanarising believes in collaboration, celebrating the inner strength and resiliency of young women survivors of trafficking, and the unique power of women empowering other women. We are thrilled to support @fecha_talaso, @ankachristine, and the rest of the @karanarising team in this critically important endeavor. Please check out their work and follow along!
Meet @fecha_talaso, a beautiful woman in and out. This caring and creative lady has worked for six years in community development, outreach, and economic empowerment programming for high risk and trafficked youth. She also works to educate girls and communities on female genital mutilation (FGM). We are excited to showcase her and promote her incredible work on our @instagram. Oh, and she’s made the jewelry she’s wearing and teaches so many other young women and girls the craft.
This year, get your shopping done and give back in the process! Shop with @mavenwomen, and use the code "maven4miriams" to receive 10% off all regular price dresses, PLUS 20% of the proceeds will be donated to MK!
We ❤️ how generous @ankachristine is and how she supported our engagement with the @fairtradefashionshow! She shares her tips for daily living in an authentic, generous, and sustainable, and healthy way in our recent interview-plus some great recipe tips! What’s your favorite of @ankachristine’s tips? Link in bio.
Strong. Empowered. Bold. Feminine. Unexpected. How would YOU describe @talitatrygsland in #TheAmira in the @fairtradefashionshow?
We love this look, styled beautifully with @bhavastudio, @ends.us, @Jill_milan, and @enji_studio_jewelry?
📷 : @bryanfloresjr
@benita_robledo rocking the Amira @bettershopbk! 🖤 Join us tomorrow for a deep conversation about sustainable & ethical fashion with @queenofraw @amytropolis and @wholeheartedwardrobe moderated by @anne_whiting_.
Where? The Better Shop📍155 Grand St. Brooklyn
We wished upon a star for the perfect dress, and since we couldn’t find it we had to create it. Meet The Chelsey, the most flattering, elegant basic out there! And vote for it today to get a discount when we launch presales.
❗️WIN IT❗️A dress for a woman, not a mannequin
I'm giving away my favorite ethical piece 👗 from @mavenwomen, a brand run by an enterprising woman determined to deliver clothes that actually fit you. How to enter below...
✨Beyond The Ethical Basics✨
I love Maven because, yes, they check all the ethical boxes -- like adhering to fair trade practices, releasing supplier info, and prioritizing the use of eco-textiles like organic cotton ♻️ 🌱 -- but they're also taking the industry to task on its backwards approach to sizing.
Right now, most [ah hem, lazy, ah hem] brands size clothing just once on a fit model and then "grade" it up and down to make it fit different sizes. That's why so you get armholes that don't fit, wonky torso and skirt lengths, and pesky puckering. You're not a mathmatized piece of plastic and your clothes shouldn't be designed that way!
Maven fits their first designs on over 30 women across an age span of 45 years before moving into production. They factor in things like how our bodies and weight natually fluctuate through time when designing. And they’re also completely honest in telling us that this new fit method is a work in progress. If the dress could be tweaked for you, Maven wants to hear how, and they vow to build that feedback into their next design. Each new dress is one step closer to the perfect fit.
I dig a brand that listens and I hope you do too.
💥How to win the office apropos Sarah dress I’m wearing:
1. Like photo 👍
2. Follow The Peahen
3. Follow Maven
4. Answer in the comments: How would you wear the Sarah dress❓
5. Tag two friends whose style you admire 👯♀️
If you win, you can pick your dress in this definitely-not boring-navy blue or a juicy red currant shade.
⚡️You've got until midnight (CST) THIS FRIDAY to enter. And, go, style gurus! ⚡️
Don't want to risk it in the giveaway? Buy it (or Maven's other sheath style) at 10% off with code 'ThePeahen' at checkout.
Our founder Rebecca had a great day talking with fellow @sojogram Sojourners about #restorativejustice , #sustainablefashion , and how important it is to make consumer choices that honor people and the planet.
Check out @themavenwoman’s piece in @sojogram: