MN Yoga + Life Magazine | Winter-Spring 2016

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Where To Shop Ethical Fashion in the Twin Cities

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As consumers are becoming more conscious about their clothing, more and more businesses are embracing organic and recycled fabrics, fair trade standards, and eco-friendly methods of creating clothing and other products. Here’s your guide to shopping some of the best local boutiques for ethical fashion.

KEY NORTH BOUTIQUE 515 1st Ave NE, Minneapolis This specialty shop showcases organic, fair trade, and sustainable apparel, jewelry, and accessories created by local and international designers.

SHOWROOM MPLS 615 W. Lake Street, Minneapolis Two local designers founded this boutique to provide a high-end boutique experience for clients, while providing a dynamic environment for Twin Citiesbased artists and designers to find opportunities to showcase their products. The boutique features ethical brands such as FOAT, Kjurek, and East 4th Street Jewelry.

GALLERY 360 3011 W. 50th Street, Minneapolis Featuring high-quality, sustainable apparel and other products, this art gallery doubles as a shop, while helping support a variety of artists who are all paid fair wages.

TEN THOUSAND VILLAGES Multiple locations, St. Paul & Minneapolis This non-profit, fair trade organization markets handcrafted products crafted by international artisans.

PRANA 3926 W. 50th Street, Edina One of the pioneers of Fair Trade certified apparel, Prana uses various sustainable practices throughout their manufacturing process, and is passionate about helping people and the environment.