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By Anna Griffin, Editor in Chief

It’s the last long weekend of summer, and friends and events beckon as we get ready to welcome fall. When choosing our wardrobe, we embrace fringe, tribal elements, and autumnal shades of grey, supporting brands that give back, and looking fabulous as we celebrate a little Labor Day love.


SeeMe Medium Heart On Rock Lariat Necklace – $235

Join the fashionable SeeMe #heartmovement with a necklace that supports female victims of violence, and trains and employs them while offering a safe haven. Wear one. Give one. Support one.

Henry & Belle Denim Cut Off Short Kedsie – $99

The much loved cut off that gives back. With every item sold, Henry & Belle let you select a charity and donates a portion of sales on your behalf. Now that’s a whole lot of give!

Brother Vellies Black Velitha Sandal – $625

Handmade in South Africa, Kenya and Morocco, Brother Vellies creates boots, shoes and sandals in styles that maintain the spirit and durability of their ancestral counterparts, while also creating and sustaining artisanal jobs.

Antik Batik Embroidered Cotton Blouse – $46

A favorite of celebs, this must-have brand hand makes each piece in their collection, supporting skilled artisans and honoring centuries old traditions.



Calleen Cordero Raja Snake Fringe Bag – $765

Handmade by skilled artists in North Hollywood, Cordero not only brings the Old World art of handmade artisan quality footwear, handbags and accessories back to the United States, two trees are also planted through Trees For the Future, for every piece sold.

Amaio Swim Dali Grey Bikini – Top – $130, Bottoms – $130

Partnered with The Thirst Project,  Amaio Swim donates company profits supporting efforts to provide solutions for the global water crisis, and clean drinking water for every human without.

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Solo Eyewear Haiti – $62

Repurposed, espresso stained, bamboo temples contribute to funding eye care in the country they were named after. SOLO Eyewear create environmentally responsible sunglasses that fund eye care, encourage adventure and inspire individuals to change the world. #LiveandGive


Amy DiGregorio Porter Street Necklace – $160

Amy DiGregorio donates necklaces to charities throughout the year including Foundation To Be Named Later {FTBNL}, which raises funds and awareness for non-profit agencies, working on the front lines, serving disadvantaged youth in the Greater Boston area. Handmade in Santa Barbara, CA, with love.

Image Credit:

Photography by Jen Rosenstein

Model Carleen Laronn

Hair by Jonathan Mason

Make Up by Simon Rihana