#blueandblack outfit that gives back


This #blueandblack outfit gives back in huge ways. It reduces ocean plastic, donates a book to a community in need, enables young women in East Africa to go to university, donates one charcoal efficient stove, donates glasses to someone in need, gives a week’s worth of meals to a child in need, removes one pound of trash from oceans, donates a storybook to a child in need and donates 2 pencils, 1 reading book, 1 notebook and 1 healthy meal to a child in need. Phew! That’s one powerful outfit!


1. JEANS from G-Star Raw. Crafted from stretch denim, woven using Bionic Yarn, an innovative yarn containing recycled ocean plastic. $240 https://www.g-star.com/en_us/product/women/raw-for-the-oceans/21.151.B91011.6716.1243

2. SWEATSHIRT from Out of Print Tees. For each product sold, one book is donated to a community in need through our partner Books For Africa. $42 http://www.outofprintclothing.com/collections/womens-long-sleeve

3. SHOES from Sseko Designs. The Sseko Lalibella Loafer is crafted from Ethiopian sheepskin sourced from local Ethiopian farmers. These shoes are made at one of the oldest Ethiopian-owned shoe factories in the country. In addition to providing jobs and contributing to the economic development of the region, 10% of the profits of these shoes will go directly towards the Sseko Scholarship Fund. This fund enables bright young women in East Africa to continue their university degrees and become leaders in their communites. $109.99 http://ssekodesigns.com/shop/shoes/black-suede-lalibella-loafer.html

4. WATCH from 1: Face. This watch provides 1 charcoal efficient stove. $49 http://www.1face.com/product/environment/

5. GLASSES from Warby Parker. For every pair of glasses you buy a pair is donated to a person in need. $95 https://www.warbyparker.com/eyeglasses/women/walker/canton-blue

6. NECKLACE from Half United. For every product you purchase you are providing a week’s worth of meals to a child in need. $34 http://halfunited.com/product/gold-carolina-blue-with-anchor-charm/

7. BAG from United by Blue. By purchasing this bag, you help UBB remove 1 pound of trash from our oceans and waterways around the world. $108. http://unitedbyblue.com/collections/bags/products/aidan-foldover-messenger

8. NOTEBOOK from Read Notebooks. For every notebook you purchase, we donate a storybook to a child in need. $15. http://readnotebooks.myshopify.com/collections/all

9. PEN from Humble Pen. For every Humble Pen purchased, they provide a Humble Pack for a child in need with includes 2 pencils, 1 reading book, 1 notebook and 1 healthy meal. $29