A New Epoch in the Fashion Industry is Emerging: From Conscious Fashion to Circular Fashion to Compassionate Fashion

As the circular fashion concept continues to spread, a third concept is now emerging – the concept of “Compassionate Fashion”. One of the central foci of Compassionate Fashion is to show Respect for workers, societies, animals and the natural environment. It has always been at the core of the ethical, slow and sustainable fashion discourse.

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Support for a Cause – End Human Trafficking

We at Ravela give back to a cause we feel is important. Though all causes are important, some may be more overlooked compared to others because they’re not as well known. Surprisingly many people do not realize how many women and children are trafficked everyday. Trafficking is the modern day slave trade. Everyday people are actually being sold and kidnapped. How is this possible? How can a price tag be put on someone’s life? How can someone’s life be taken? See what you can do to help this cause right now.

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Do you shop out of self-love, really?

Unfortunately, we all consume too much, and no matter how consciously we consume on our “loving earth”, the planet continues to get exploited if we do not stop our shopping habits. There are plethora of companies out there starting to make us aware of this. That we should realize our over-consumption habits and take different actions. However, if we look deep down... something else really is happening. 

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Save The Children, Support Fair-Trade

We must support ethical working conditions and good jobs within the countries that people are migrating from. If people are given the opportunity of a good life in their home country they won’t be forced to undertake an incredibly dangerous journey to the US and then be subject to the cruel immigration policies the US is currently imposing.

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Why Natural Fiber Fabrics are Better All Around

The creation of synthetic fabrics marked a big change in the fashion and clothing industry. The creation of synthetic fabrics opened avenues to cheaper clothing production, various shapes, sizes colors, feels, etc. Now what we realize is that these fabrics are plastic.  Thus, they are not biodegradable. This adds to the excessive waste we are experiencing on the planet due to over consumption. As well as health problems. Read what benefits natural fibers add to your life in this blog post.

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How Blockchain Can Impact Ethical Fashion

It has been probably a decade since Blockchain technology was first released to the public. Just last year it entered into the mainstream meta-cognition with increasing demand. I was lucky, to be able to understand and learn on a recent Blockchain event in Puerto Rico, what all this really means in day-to day transactions and how this really could impact the current movement of conscious and ethical businesses in the industry.

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Why Handmade is Better

One trademark of Ravela items is that they are handmade. At Ravela, believe in supporting artisans to continue their craft. Mass production has left many talented artisans without work. The expression of art is important for our world. Creating things with our hands is healing and enlightening. This blogpost shares how...

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Why Organic?

Many people don’t understand what’s happening in food and agriculture industry today because it is never shared on the news. This is because the “news” is entertainment–it’s not real news. Some of you reading this know what is happening. Some of you may know some things. Some of you may know nothing. Most people think that only food needs to be organic, but the skin is the largest organ of the body and very porous.

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What is Conscious Business to Ravela

If you had told me, when I was attending Business school in Germany; with the pure indoctrination that capitalism drives economies and businesses, and also that one day I will be a Co-Founder of a company that I passionately created with the idea to support human beings and the environment, I would have said you were nuts.But that’s exactly what happened now, by creating Ravela. An actual dream came true.

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Self-Love During Bereavement

Yesterday was the 3 year anniversary of my brothers’ passing. Decembers are always hard for me. Ravela was born during these times, when I was going through the stages of bereavement. I wanted to design and create somethings that reminds me of my brother, who was a self made custom made designers well, and I wanted to give back to the nature and my environment. This blog shares what I did to overcome the unexpected loss of my brother. 

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