Fair Trade Dresses
At style-is.co.uk we have a great selection of Fair Trade dresses to suit a range of different occasions. ‘Fair trade dresses have been made under Fair trade principles, which describes a partnership that is built on dialogue, transparency, and respect. This represents a win win situation with customers receiving a beautifully made dress whilst helping to build a sustainable livelihood for people in marginalised communities around the world.
What are the benefits of Fair Trade Dresses?
Fair trade dresses are often characterised by their pretty prints, intricate embellishments or beautiful hand woven fabrics. The point is that by buying fair trade dresses you are creating work for people, work that they will be fairly renumerated for but you also get to benefit from something that has been handmade with care and attention to detail. Brands like People Tree and Komodo have also taken Fair Trade fashion to the next level allowing you to buy all sorts of clothing including contemporary work wear and fair trade party dresses without compromising on either ethics or style.
The term Fairtrade dresses could also be used to describe dresses that have been made using Fairtrade cotton. This is cotton that has been certified with the Fairtrade Mark underInternational Fairtrade standards which are set by the international certification body Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International(FLO). This helps to empower cotton producers in developing countries and support and empower farmers to reduce poverty.