Ethical Fashion Files: What’s in Your Bag?
Hey ladies, what’s in your bag? Here’s a look at a few eco friendly choices you’re sure to fall in love with. When choosing something to keep your phone protected, go with a wool pouch. There are so many great handmade options on Etsy, it’s so hard to pick just one. For your wallet, consider one made from cork. Not only will it have character but will be made from an extremely renewable resource. Also, when it comes to beauty products, we need to be extra careful about what we use on our bodies. Skip the chemicals! Your goal shouldRead more
Rape for Profit Review
Last week I had the opportunity to screen Rape for Profit at the Justice Film Circle in Bend, Oregon. Rape for Profit is a gritty, heart-breaking, R-rated look at the undercover sex trade in Seattle – and it’s one of the best documentaries I’ve seen on domestic sex trafficking. Each film has a slightly different take on the issue and a slightly different goal when they tell their story, but this one accurately portrays the problem and speaks to the issues from a holistic perspective. First, it dispels a common myth about prostitution – that all women choose it. 90%Read more
STF Founder Named Fashion Woman of the Year by Cincy Chic
Stop Traffick Fashion Founder & Managing Director, Emily Hill, was named the 2012 Fashion Woman of the Year by Cincy Chic magazine! Thanks to Cincy Chic readers and staff for choosing Emily and to the amazing volunteers and supporters that truly make the work of STF possible. You can read the full article here.
Free, Loved, Radiant for the Holidays! *Plus Ethical Shopping Tips*
Gift-giving tells a lot about the person giving the gift. It also says a lot about the person receiving the gift. At Stop Traffick Fashion, our products also tell the story of the women who created them. Our t-shirts, bags, and jewelry are all made by women who are survivors of human trafficking or who are at risk of being trafficked. While their pasts are heartbreaking and uncertain, a quick look around our shop will show you that their present and future are anything but: “I am free. I am loved. I am radiant.” Share their voices of hope withRead more
Today is Fair Tuesday & Our Store is 30% Off!
Fair Tuesday is ethical shopping’s response to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and we couldn’t be more excited to participate. The goal of #FairTuesday is to inspire conscious consumerism and show how an everyday purchase can change lives in a whole community. We are featuring fair trade and eco-friendly brands and inviting other businesses to take a step towards sustainability. Whether you are an individual, organization, or a member of the press, you can join the #FairTuesday movement in two simple ways: by buying one fair trade item on Tuesday, November 27th, and by helping us spread the word aboutRead more
Pin It to Win It Contest!
We’re having a contest on Pinterest and it’s so easy to enter! Simply email us (hello at stoptraffickfashion dot com) to let us know you’d like to enter and tell us your Pinterest user name. Then pin your top 5 favorite items from our online store to any of your boards. We’ll select 1 lucky person to win one of their pins!! The contest runs from now til December 7th and we’ll notify the winner by email shortly after that.
L’Espoire Collection – It’s Here!
Free—Loved—Radiant Celebrate with survivors of human trafficking. L’Espoir, our new line t-shirts, jewelry, and bags, features images that symbolize the hope of survivors of human trafficking. But their hope is more than just a symbol. Every loving meal they feed their children, every day they’re free to stay off the line in the red light district, every hope-filled dollar they save for their future is a tangible piece of their hope. The L’Espoir collection is crafted by these women of tangible hope, and each piece gives you a concrete way to be a part of their radiant future.
We’ve Got a Brand New Look!
Thanks to Intrinzic and Snoack Studios, our brand and our website have a brand new look. I couldn’t be more thrilled with the outcome and hope you love it, too! As the founder of STF, the development in our brand embodies our passion for inspiring hope, beauty and freedom for survivors of trafficking. But I think Lizzy, the creator of our new brand says it best: I have always been inspired by Stop Traffick Fashion’s message of empowerment. STF energizes hope in survivors and ignites change in the form of beauty. The new website direction is anything but stagnant. The brand’sRead more
STF on Fox 19 Morning News
Stop Traffick Fashion was recently featured on the Fox 19 morning news in Cincinnati! We’d like to thank Maija Zummo with Her Cincinnati magazine and Sheila Gray with Fox 19 for having us on to talk about Stop Traffick Fashion and ethical fashion. Check out the video and share it with your friends – it’s a great overview of our mission and we also preview some of our new products coming out in October!
STF featured for Ethical Fashion in Her Cincinnati Magazine
Want to learn more about ethical fashion? Check out the latest article featuring Stop Traffick Fashion in Her Cincinnati magazine. The article does a great job highlighting STF’s work and our focus on ethical fashion that empower survivors of human trafficking. Here are a few excerpts. You can read the full article below or on the Her Cincinnati website. “[Ethical Fashion] could encompass anything from what the product is made from — whether it exploits animals or the environment — all the way to who it’s made by,” says Hill. “To produce clothing so cheaply, you can’t be payingRead more