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Here at Purse for the People we are bringing back made in the USA

Reshoring, and the Environment: How They are Related

When U.S. corporations participate in the offshoring of manufacturing, they send production and jobs overseas in order to reduce costs and increase their investor’s profits. From a very simple business view, this makes sense. Why shouldn’t profits be maximized for investors, since this is considered the primary  and most important  fiduciary responsibility of a business […]

Whether it’s your existing wardrobe or you are looking to add to it, there are a few things you can do to go ‘green’.

How to be more Eco Fashion Friendly

With fashions coming and going quicker than the subway in rush hour, social media is telling us exactly what we are missing in life and what we should and shouldn’t buy., it is not always easy to be ecologically friendly when it comes to your wardrobe. Half of the products used to make your clothes […]

The cost of fashion and sustainability is something we can evaluate. This graph shows how the cost of fashion is decreasing.

Fast Fashion Why?

So many times we are tempted to make our purchases based mostly on price. We are getting a good deal right? This makes us wise and good with our money, or so our deeply rooted values, and wise parents taught us. When we make our fashion purchases based on price alone we are supporting the […]

Ying and Yang of Sustainability graphic showing green sustainability of eco-friendly enery the other half of circular graphic depicts dark environmentally damaged industrial life

The Sustainability Battle

The endeavor to get companies and global organizations to go green is still very much an on-going struggle. Yes, we are all aware of the serious consequences our actions are having on the planet, so why then are businesses so reluctant to make the leap? Consumers are aware of the environmental damage that is being […]

Two shoppers fighting over cheap clothing

The true price of our “cheap”, fast, fashion industry

With magazine covers consisting of a bikini clad Margot Robbie with headlines such as “This seasons MUST have swimwear”, to next week’s issue featuring Ellie Goulding and her latest “fave” runners and imperative work-out gear, it is no wonder that the average American family spends $1,700 on clothes annually. Ok so that may not seem […]