Based in Vancouver, BC, Inner Fire Apparel was born out of an unfortunate health scare that forced creator Leah Emmot to take time off from being a yoga teacher and fitness instructor. Stuck at home, Leah tuned into her creative side and began making earth-friendly, clever t-shirts.
My New Neighbour is SO excited to tell you about tonlé, a zero-waste clothing producer in Phnom Penh, Cambodia where employees earn well above minimum wage, are provided benefits and work in a team environment that encourages skill building and creativity.
From the perspective of a budget shopper, one of the most difficult things about shopping ethically is definitely the price tag. If you're used to fast fashion prices (think Forever 21, H&M, Zara) the ethical sticker shock can be pretty overwhelming.