As a fashion brand, SixChel demonstrates the philosophy that doing good can look as good as it feels. These are garments that are meant to be worn for real life- for work and play, for as many different occasions as you can imagine, and to be mixed and matched with the wardrobe you already own. -Laura Madden
A Note from our Founder and Remake Ambassador, Dina Chavez: Why I Am Passionate About Sustainable Fashion
Simply put, I am passionate about sustainable fashion because I believe addressing our basic need to wear clothes can be a fun and creative pursuit of expression; one that doesn’t harm people or the planet, but instead adds great value to our lives and to the lives of each person who contributes to making these special pieces.
This article was originally posted on the Factory45 blog on August 23, 2017. This is a guest post by Factory45’er Dina Chavez who launched a Kickstarter campaign this spring for her womenswear line SixChel. Dina raised over $17,000, exceeding her goal amount, and learned a lot along the way. Today she’s sharing her “do’s and don’ts” for launching a sustainable fashion brand through crowdfunding. Here’s Dina: -Shannon, Founder of Factory45 It’s been about a month and a half since the launch of my fashion brand’s first sustainable capsule collection via Kickstarter. The campaign was definitely a whirlwind, but now that the dust has settled and we are at the beginning stages of production, we have been...