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elevated basics that are ethically made (and I'm never taking off)

When it comes to building an intentional wardrobe, the best items to invest in are the ones you'll wear on a daily basis. It's worth taking the time to find basics that are sturdy and comfortable. Even a simple tee can make you feel confident and classy when it's made well. Free Label is a Canadian-based ethical brand that has perfected the art of "basics" in a sustainable way. 

from street style to sophisticated: the clothes that do it all

Versatility is one of the most valuable attributes a piece of clothing can have. 

Finding items that can be worn multiple ways brings options to your wardrobe without clutter. The Canadian brand Encircled has nailed it when it comes to creating comfortable versatile pieces. When I opened up my package from Encircled and tried on their dressy sweatpants and sleeveless tee I didn't want to take them off.

(So I didn't. I wore them all day!)

These are the sort of clothes that comfy dreams are made of. 

11 ethical brands that are empowering women

The garment industry employees over 60 million people worldwide, and over three quarters of these employees are female. Considering the fact that over 45 million women and girls work in garment production, supporting apparel brands that provide opportunity for women instead of exploiting them is a very practical way to elevate the cause of female empowerment. 

In celebration of International Women's Day, I've rounded up 11 brands that are leading the way in empowering women around the globe:

True Female Empowerment: The Brand That's Doing it Right

There's a quote floating around that says something along the lines of, "You can't empower women in one society by exploiting them in another society." I think that sums it up so well.

What's the point of wearing clothes that preach empowerment if they're produced in oppression? 

Fortunately, there is a brand you can support that is truly empowering women in every way. 

Sweat in Sweatshop-Free Workout Gear This Year: 8 brands you'll love

Although a fresh start can be made anytime of the year, January does possess a certain motivating quality that really gets me excited. For a lot of people, this time of year is the season of getting back in shape after holiday indulgences. Having well-fitting workout clothes that make you feel good about yourself can be key in keeping your motivation up!