MATTER co-founders Ren Yung Ho and Yvonne wanted to create a brand of apparel that would celebrate the heritage, culture, and artisan skills of the people who made their clothing.
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Once again, sustainable business leader Patagonia is paving the way forward for further supply chain transparency in the apparel industry with their latest contribution to material supply standards, the Traceable Down Standard (TDS). Natural goose down is an incredible material, as it provides a lot of warmth with minimal weight, so its use in everything […]
We’re big advocates of the entrepreneurial spirit, especially when there’s an environmental or social good angle to it, and as part of our mission of trying to support and inform more eco-entrepreneurs, we feel that it’s important to try to get inside the head of other entrepreneurs and learn something from their journey. To that […]
It’s no secret that we love eco and social enterprises that use crowdfunding to get off the ground, as using crowdfunding to raise money can offer some great advantages to entrepreneurs, including pre-selling, instant feedback on products, and “no strings attached” funding (other than fulfilling the perks). Crowdfunding also offers entrepreneurs a low-cost method of […]
We love t-shirts. We get them free as swag at events, we buy them to support causes, and we get them as gifts. Even if you wear a button down shirt for work, chances are you’ve got a drawer full of them (I’ve got several), and most of them are not sustainable clothing by any […]
If you’re looking to upgrade your wardrobe, and you want to buy your clothes from a sustainable clothing company that’s not only making their apparel from organic fabrics, but is supporting the flagging US apparel industry, as well as feeding the hungry with every sale, then Fed by Threads should be your next stop. “Fed […]