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#1 of 5 Old 01-27-2008, 03:12 AM - Thread Starter
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I am interested in where I might find a reasonable alternative to clothing made in China for myself and the children. Of course, I don't have a ton of money to spend, but I would like to know what is out there. So far, I thought that buying used might be the best idea so that I am not directly supporting China's practices, but I am interested if any of you have good sites that carry "fair trade" clothing? I was pretty disgusted to notice that Babylegs have a logo on them "Made with Love in China" Uhhhh, yeah, I'm sure there's a lot of love going into the products under those conditions. Geez.

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American Apparel clothing is made with fair labour in the usa. you can get it for good prices at
also, anything made by a wahm

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lurking... i'm not sure if i like the clothes...maybe i'm weird. any others?
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I have not bought new clothes in ages because I want my next jeans to be fair. unfortunately (but understandably) it's all quite expensive...
I'm just listing some fairwear shops here

no sweat apparel

fair indigo

and here's a list with mailorders. the last list is just a "green" directory but often the shops list if they are fair.

I have not ordered from any of these, so I don't know about the quality. no sweat is pretty popular among young people I believe.

also, there are sometimes fair clothes in health food stores or ads for them.

eta: just google, there's loads of hits.



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