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Accessories creating a brighter future

Words by Abi Scaife

This week we're all about clothes and accessories in our weekly business round-up - from adorable socks to underwear that makes a difference.

So if you're looking to update your wardrobe and give back at the same time, you're in the right place.


Kind Bag has created a great reusable bag made out of 100% recycled plastic bottles. If you want to be more sustainable, this is the way to go - to date, the brand has recycled 4.5 million plastic bottles, with each bag recycling 6 bottles each.

All the packaging is 100% recyclable, and Kind Bag makes sure to give 1% of each sale to 1% for the Planet, so that they're giving back from beginning to end.


Y.O.U Underwear stands for Your Own Underwear. The brand creates slow fashion, vegan underwear made from Fairtrade cotton. The thing that makes Y.O.U stand out most is that they operate on a buy one, give two initiative: for every pair bought, two more are donated to Smalls for All, a charity that collects underwear for people in Africa and the UK who can't afford or can't get any.

Plus, Y.O.U work with other charities helping to support those who have been affected by breast cancer, who need menstrual support, and more - because underwear is for everyone.


Bare Kind creates cute socks, that help give back. The adorable bamboo socks made by Bare Kind feature all sorts of different animals on them - from red pandas to whales, to tigers and more. 10% of the profits made go towards conservation efforts protecting the animal on your socks, and so far Bare Kind has helped to protect hundreds of animals and their habitats.

Bare Kind works with charities like The Turtle Foundation, British Hedgehog Preservation Society and Pandas International to make sure that animals across the world are being protected.

This article aligns with the UN SDG Partnership for the Goals.

This article aligns with the following UN SDGs

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