Reflecting on Earth Day

Happy Earth Day from us to all of you!

It's a gloomy one for us here in Los Angeles, but we can't wait to find some time to go out and enjoy some nature this weekend. 

In the meantime, we thought today would be a good chance to sit down and reflect on a few things.

Sustainability Efforts

Starting today, we’re happy to say that we’ll be implementing a 5% discount in-store whenever you BYOT (bring your own tote) to shop or opt out of receiving a brown paper bag. It’s a small habit, but its impact is substantial!

We aim to continue making progressive changes in the right direction. Sustainability has been a part of our mission since the very beginning  it’s why we focus on creating pieces that will last in your wardrobe for years.

The fashion industry is guilty of overproduction, overconsumption, and harmfully impacting the environment, workers, and consumers. In a world dominated by fast fashion brands, we want to be a better option that encourages more mindful decisions because how we choose to care for our environment matters every single day. 

We still have a long way to go before we can truly start calling ourselves a sustainable brand. As we grow, we are compelled more than ever to not only consider the quality but also the entire supply chain, production processes, and afterlife of our clothing. 

We are continuously learning about the negative impacts that our industry, as well as the packaging industry, has on our planet. We certainly don’t (and won’t) know everything, but our goal is to continually stay informed and gradually change our practices to cause less harm in the long run.

 

A Look Into Our Costs & Pricing

In addition to our sustainability efforts, we want to give some insight into our pricing and production costs. We believe it's important to know exactly what you're paying for. 

While we try our best to keep our prices affordable, we must consider that the true cost of production includes everything from materials to making sure everyone gets paid fairly and so much more. 

In order to cover all of the expenses shown above, we add a markup, which is an amount added to the overall cost to determine the final retail price. We set this price with affordability and quality in mind. 

This is a very general glimpse of what pricing and costs are like for us, but we hope it provides a better understanding and appreciation of the things you buy from us. 

 Thanks for reflecting with us today!

Reflecting on Earth Day

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