Why We ♥ People Tree: Fair Trade, Sustainable, Woman-Owned
Founded by Safia Kinney, People Tree’s story started in 1991 as a pioneer in sustainable Fair Trade fashion. Every product is made to the highest ethical and environmental standards from start to finish. Contemporary, versatile designs and playful, exclusive prints inspired by the V&A archives create stylish, innovative and affordable fashion while respecting people and the planet. Collections featuring organic cotton, TENCEL™ Lyocell and responsible wool, are made using traditional artisan skills such as hand weaving, hand knitting, hand embroidery and hand block printing.
They launched their first fashion range to meet the Global Organic Textile Standard certified by the Soil Association and were the first fashion company to be awarded the World Fair Trade Organisation product label. These certifications guarantee People Tree’s dedication and compliance to the principles of fair trade. covering fair wages, good working conditions, transparency, environmental best practice and gender equality.