Whether it's feeding starving children, raising awareness for social issues or supporting local artisans, brands from all over the world are doing their part to give back to communities in need with a variety of mindful designs. Here's a look at some of our favorites.
A pioneer, TOMS has donated countless shoes to children in third world countries. Help support its mission via the new Tabitha Simmons' designed collection — for every shoe purchased, one pair is given to a child in need.
David Peck USA
Dettney Dress, $2375
Designer David Peck opened the south's first full-scale fashion house to show his commitment to manufacturing high quality garments in the United States and to paying fare wages.
Each color watch represents a different cause and has a particular metric tied to it. When you buy a watch, this metric is carried out by supporting charities. For example, when you buy a white watch, the supporting charity One Day's Wages provides food supplements to 16 children in the Horn of Africa.
Glasses, prices vary
For every pair sold, Warby Parker donates a pair of glasses to a person in need.
Frock LA Charlotte Dress, $205
Not only does Modavanti donate 2% of every sale to charity, but they only stock socially conscious brands.
Makeda Long Kaftan, $248
Started by model and activist Liya Kebede, all of lemlem's pieces are handmade by weavers in Ethiopia who would otherwise be unemployed.
Detachable Lapel Coat, $1,325
Founded by designer Marcia Patmos, all of the brand's pieces are made by artisans from around the world, allowing them to support themselves and their families.
2 Kenya Bag, $250
For each bag purchased, two children in Kenya get school meals for one year.
All of the brand's products are made by local artisans in Cambodia with the mission to not only help support the artisans, but to allow Ikat to continue to thrive.
These reusable wine totes were handcrafted by an artisan women's co-op in Bangladesh and finished in California.
Vintage Brass, $58
Help support peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.