The global theme for International Women's Day in 2021 is 'Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World'. COVID-19 has impacted women and girls in profound ways, amplifying the inequalities they face every day.
As a brand, we want to not only represent women's rights and spread the word, but we want to help the cause. Our company is filled with many women in important roles - from our creative, production and logistic teams to our head designer and co founder & Chief Sustainability Officer all being female. We are all from different cultures and backgrounds, but ignite our passion and share a common goal to make the world a fairer place through sustainable practices and mindful leadership.
1 People take pride in empowering women from every background, culture and profession. The brand is a destination for diversified style seekers dedicated to equality and ethical fashion. All our platforms and communication channels commit to celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women worldwide. Advocating for more than just fair wages, 1 People donate 40% of all profit to the founders’ educational programme Business For Planet, which mentors and guides aspiring entrepreneurs to hone their business acumen, encouraging more women to take the lead in careers and decision making.
1 People offer refined collections and luxury accessories made of natural materials using traditional skills combined with low-impact, environmentally-friendly technologies. The progressive product's embrace female silhouettes with solution focused and supportive characteristics in an array of flattering cuts which speak to a variety of modern women through texture and tone.
There are tones of books out there on climate change and global warming alongside the very insightful and captivating Planet Earth documentaries on Netflix. Alternatively, enrol to online courses on platforms such as Future Learn which offer a huge range of courses, some are free to access and some are available at a small upfront cost. Not only will this aid you in establishing how to become more green in your everyday life which is a feel good in itself, but you could even take a course that will increase your skill set on your CV.
The bespoke brand has recently launched a limited edition range of stylish and chic scarves that pay homage to the empowering efforts of female trailblazers; Amelia Earhart, Maya Angelou, Rachel Carson and Wangari Maathai. Perfect for adding a feminist and feminine flair to your bag handle, tying around ponytails and wrists, knotting lightly around your neck or covering your shoulders.
Many modern women making movements and shifts in culture, are committed to not just social but ecological responsibility, being the catalyst for positive change. They take accountability of their actions in their personal and professional life, they continue to identify new ways on how to live more consciously in order to limit harm to the planet.1 People cater for these multifaceted women by allowing them to express their authenticity and femininity through clothes that boast power and luxury but also their values, all items are produced in fair and equal working conditions designed with materials that do not cost us the Earth.
Join us in taking steps for supporting women, removing barriers in education, careers and raising the voice of women in decision making.
Lots of Love,