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Eco Vacation Style: Santa Cruz CA + Best Beach Ever
Jul 7th, 2016 - contributed by Emily Roberts

My summer vacation led me to a popular beach town followed by my new favorite ocean spot.  See my family’s vacation pics, and the eco fashion styles I wore. I’m no celebrity or model, but I know how to rock some organic cotton. 

the perfect eco fashion beach vacation wear | organic cotton nautical stripe top

Vicariously live my vacation + see what I wore >>

Proud to be a B-Corp | Our grade is in & it’s great!
Jun 29th, 2016 - contributed by Emily Roberts

organic fair trade fashion company founder of b corporation recertified

INDIGENOUS is a founding member of B-Corporation. But that doesn't grant us B-Corp status for life. We must constantly earn that badge of honor with rigorous evaluations.

We love the high standards that B-Corporations must meet. And that's why we are again proud to announce that our status has been renewed with a score of 129.9, well above the average of 95. 

Read all about our B-Corp status >>

indigenous organic + fair trade fashion is fair trade, bio diversity promoter, organic, safe dyes, sustainable

Boho Style in our Eco Black Maxi Dress
Jun 28th, 2016 - contributed by Emily Roberts

The Double Layer Maxi Dress is our most popular dress. Our fastest selling, and a staff favorite besides... And we didn't think you could tell us anything new about it, but Sustainable Siren proved us wrong and wore it in a whole new way. We love the way she criss crossed the neckline straps to create a bohemian, sorceress vibe. It's boho fashion, but 100% ethically made—and we love it! 

see & shop her eco fashion look >

Boho style in our black organic cotton maxi dress | Sustainable Siren styles Indigenous

Finding Meaning in the Workplace | Ethical Fashion CEO Writes for Huffington Post

INDIGENOUS CEO and Co-Founder, Scott Leonard, was recently published on The Huffington Post. Read his reflections on why so many are searching for jobs that allow them to make the world a better place... Jobs like ours.

Becoming Idealists: Finding Meaning In The Workplace

Traveling to Peru is likely to shake you up and inspire you. It’s a place of rich culture. Layers of ancient civilizations and history live embedded in Peru’s vibrant and chaotic modern society. Yet it’s not necessarily a safe place, and not a wealthy one. Extreme poverty lurks down most streets, with hungry children on many doorsteps. It’s this kind of poverty that changes your perspective. It’s this constant realization that inspires many of us at INDIGENOUS to look for our worth beyond our paychecks. Instead, we have come to measure our worth by how much work we can give to an artisan group. By whether we can spread that work year round, making their jobs and lives easier and their income dependable. We measure our worth by our ability to reinvest in the communities we work with, and the ways we are able to connect individual artisans with micro financing and skills training.

Read the rest on The Huffington Post | What's Working: Purpose + Profit >>

Summer Sample Sale 2016 | Join Us & Celebrate Ethical Fashion
Jun 14th, 2016 - contributed by Emily Roberts

Event: Summer Sample Sale in Sebastopol California, June 2016. Eco fashion deals.

Don't miss the INDIGENOUS Summer Sample Sale this Friday and Saturday, June 17th & 18th. You'll find our ethically made clothing—100% organic and fair trade—at amazing prices. This is our first summer sale in years, and that means lots of gorgeous styles to choose from, in every size. Come hang out with us in one of the most happening places in Sonoma County: The Barlow in Sebastopol. 

Get the details >>

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