Back to school season is all about new beginnings, and every new beginning needs an updated wardrobe. Even if you’re not going back to school, it’s still a great time to freshen up your closet. Here’s a few pieces you’ll feel good about buying to start off the new year right.
~Stocking Jeans – JBrand – made in USA, these stocking jeans are lightweight and stretchy, like a legging, but thick enough to be worn as a pant. A true essential for any student.
~Tee – 4 All Humanity – when you buy this shirt (or 3 other designs) you send a kid from Haiti to school for a month and provide them with school supplies and uniforms. Plus, it’s made in the USA. This should be on everyone’s back to school list, even if they aren’t going back to school!
~Sweatshirt – Riyka – A British company that prides itself on making sustainable clothing with recycled, organic, or British made material, keeping the carbon footprint small. This super soft, luxe sweatshirt (or jumper) with it’s geometric panels of jersey and leather will keep you cozy in class and chic on the street.
~Scarf – Serrv – Handmade in Vietnam by artisans of the non-profit, Craft Link. Add a bit of texture and interest to a simple T-shirt and jeans with this handmade scarf.
~Tote – Sseko Designs – Made from premium Kenyan leather, this tote is handcrafted by women in Africa. It’s a perfect carryall for your laptop, books, and just about anything else. You don’t have to be in school to need this durable tote! And knowing it’s helping to send women to school is a huge bonus!