The Ethical Fashion Initiative taps sass & bide

sass & bide limited-edition capsule collection of bags

By Staff | News
Posted Nov 6, 2012

From Harper’s BAZAAR AU: Feel good fashion newsflash: the United Nations’ International Trade Centre ITC agency have handpicked sass & bide to take part in their Ethical Fashion Initiative. Based out of the most poverty-stricken areas of sub-Saharan Africa, the long-term project seeks to financially and emotionally empower disadvantaged women through training and access, which enables them to actively contribute to the design industry. In other words: girl power.

The Australian brand’s first initiative is consists of a limited-edition capsule collection of bags – a shopper called Heading North, $290 and a clutch called On Your Marks, $190 – that have been hand-crafted in conjunction with the women from the Kikuyu, Masai, Samburu and other East African tribes. Read more via sass & bide fight poverty | Harper’s BAZAAR.

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