Shop these fashion brands that are giving back during covid-19
For those of you who have the means to spend on shopping right now, I thought it would be great to give you a guide of brands that are currently giving back! I think it’s a more important time than ever to shop mindfully and this way you can shop with a purpose. Help these brands keep their business going while also continue to support helping our communities! Here are a few fashion brands that you can shop that are giving back to the Covid-19 efforts. It’s always nice to see the brands we love come together when most needed.
Reformation is giving back by partnering up with the city of LA and LA Protects by producing essential masks for workers that are in need of them. Through their website, you can order more masks or help donate! Shop Here
This sustainable sneaker line is currently helping the Covid-19 crisis by providing $500,000 worth of shoes to healthcare workers and medical professionals on the front lines. Check out their site for more details on how you can also help through your purchase on their site. SHOP HERE
Vardagen is donating 20% of the sales from their PNDMC collections to go directly to independent creatives who are currently out of work due to Covid-19. They are also helping freelancers by showcasing their stories via their social media. SHOP HERE.
Next time you want to shop, check out Zappos page “We’re in this Together”. They have some great initiatives happening over there. There is everything from gifting a $250 gift card to a nominated hero every single day to providing meals to those in need during this pandemic. Shop Here
This LA-based brand has started the #sanctuarygivesback initiative. For every mask purchased, they will donate masks to an organization in need. They are also providing over 5 million n95 masks to our medical community! Shop Here
Revolve is donating 10,000 FDA-approved N-95 masks to local hospitals in Southern California (with more to come). They are continuing to work on raising funds to help more heroes through their gofundme.com. Check it out here. Shop Revolve Here.
Pangaia started their #PANGAIAchallenge via social media to help spread love, laughter and useful tips for anyone practicing social distancing at home. For every post someone uploads using this hashtag, Pangaia will donate $1 to Doctors Without Borders. Shop Here.
This swimwear company is helping out by spreading joy and positive vibes during this time with their newly launched text service called Joycast. Through this texting service, you can get funny gifs, tips for self-care and meditation reminders. Just text JOYCAST to 24321 to connect with a member of the Customer Happiness team. Shop here
Gap announced via twitter that they will be delivering protective equipment (PPE) to hospital networks in California, while pivoting “resources so factory partners can make masks, gowns, and scrubs for health care workers on the front-lines.” Shop here.
A few more brands and what they are doing:
UNIQLO — The brand’s parent company, Fast Retailing, has enlisted the help of its manufacturing partners in China to procure approximately 10 million protective masks to be donated to high-priority medical facilities around the world.
RAILS — Rails is donating 10,000 medical-grade and FDA-approved KN95 masks to hospitals across Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, New Orleans, Atlanta, Detroit and more.
Hanes — Helping to produce medical masks by shifting the focus of some of their facilities.
Theory — Along with its parent company, Fast Retailing, the brand is donating ten million masks to high-priority medical facilities around the world.
WeWoreWhat — Donated 30K of sales from its recent swim release to the Food Bank, as well as produced 5,000 masks to be distributed across the New York area through the Help Mask A Hero NY organization.
Sézane — Donating 10% of all web sales to the emergency aid fund set up for the foundation of French hospitals.
Self-Portrait— Donating 10% of all sales for the month of April to the National Emergencies Trust.
Saks Fifth Avenue — Has committed to donating $600K to support COVID-19 relief efforts, including providing support for the New York Presbyterian COVID-19 Patient Care Fund, Bring Change to Mind, and Girls Inc.