Where were your jeans made? Does it matter?

By Fashion Revolution

8 years ago



Maud Laurent lives in Ouanaminthe, Haiti. She is 24 years old and has been sewing pant (trouser) pockets for the past five years. On her hopes and dreams of tomorrow:

“I had to drop out of school to make money but hope to go back some day and study computer science.”

Her message to shoppers:

“Picture my smile when you see ‘Made in Haiti.’ My friends and I worked hard to make those pants.”

Mackenzie O’ Donnell lives in San Francisco, California. She is 28 years old and getting a degree in business administration and environmental management. On her hopes and dreams of tomorrow:

“I plan to use my education to make a difference in the world so we can all enjoy our planet in harmony.” Her message to shoppers: “I believe my millennial generation are environmentally and socially conscious shoppers. I hope they will join our cause and help the movement grow.”

At Inspired Shopping we connect young women like Maud and Mackenzie through inspired journeys and multimedia. Our film “Made in Haiti” aims to rebuild human connections within global supply chains. We hope it moves shoppers to use their voice and shopping dollars to promote the well-being of workers like Maud.

At Inspired Shopping we connect the people who make our stuff to those who buy it. To learn more visit http://Inspiredshopping.org