People Tree collaborates to create innovative Fair Trade fashion and to inspire the change in the fashion industry. This fashion brand sells clothes for men and women that are good for people and planet. But what does it mean? They sell gorgeous clothing and accesories handmade by artisans around the world in organic cotton and and sustainables materials, using traditional skills that support rural communities, unique garments which are made with respect for people and the planet.
Safia Minney, the founder and CEO of People tree has been named Social Entrepreneur of the Year in the Edge Upstart Awards in Britain and its company, People Tree has been awarded for: social business with Best Ethical Brand at the Global Fashion Awards in New York and Best Organic Textile Product at the Natural and Organic Products Europe Awards, the Community Award at the annual Asian Business Awards, and in recognition of her work with Asian Producer Communities. Safia has been awarded Outstanding Social Entrepreneur by the World Economic Forum’s Schwarb Foundation and an MBE for her work in Fair Trade and the fashion industry, she’s doing great things with the company.
Safia Minney, the founder and CEO of People tree
People Tree partner with famous designers like Peter Jensen, Orla Kiely, Zandra Rhodes and artisans to make Fair Trade clothing fashionable, and give back to make the communities stronger, improving the lives and the enviroment of the artisans and farmers in developing countries. They really make the difference, following the principles of Fair trade in every aspect of their business.
I wear one of its designs during Lisbon Fashion Week. I felt really Chic!