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About Fair Fashionista
Fair Fashion is ethically made clothing, accessories and jewelry. That is, items made without exploiting people and the environment.
Fairtrade certifications are very expensive, and in many cases, control of compliance is limited to self-reporting or very vague control mechanisms. We believe we can do better than that on our own. Through on-site visits and dialogue with managers as well as the staff directly involved in production, we are continuously evaluating our partners and suppliers, building a longterm framework of mutual trust and understanding.
At Fair Fashionista, all items are ethically made. We have the following three categories:
Fair Fashionista: Clothing and accessories made in close collaboration with our fair fashion suppliers. We develop the designs together and are directly involved in the entire process.
Fair Fashionista & Friends: The items in this category are sourced from artisans and small family-owned businesses, and made according to our ethical principles, but we are not directly involved in the design and production process.
Fair Fashionista v2.0: Our new capsule collection made from unrepairable, outdated or unwearable preloved clothing.
We ship to the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain. If you are located in another country, and wish to rent or buy from Fair Fashionista Europe, send us an email at [email protected]
We strive to use materials that have a minimal impact on the environment. Our handwoven cotton is certified organic or wild cotton, grown without the need of excessive irrigation. We also use end-of-roll fabric and left-over fabric from the garment industry in Cambodia, so-called upcycled fabric, that we source from the local markets in Phnom Penh.
For the Fair Fashionista category, we collaborate with a carefully selected group of suppliers based in Thailand and Cambodia. Most of our suppliers are social businesses, providing employment as well as social support to their staff. Because we buy directly from the suppliers, we can keep the price you pay to rent at an affordable level, while still paying a fair price to the artisans.
When the clothes are no longer good for renting out because of wear or damage, we do our best to repurpose the fabric and make other use of the material. An old silk top might turn into a beautiful scrunchie or a hair scarf, the black dress can be used as lining for a handbag and that cotton shirt with a stain on might end its days as a beloved toy for a dog or a cat.