Ethique Fashion & Lifestyle, Inc. (formerly Made by TREID) is a Fashion social enterprise taking into consideration the planet, ethical labor and social good. Our products are made of upcycled textile waste. TREID (Textile Recycling for the Environment & International Development), a non-profit organization working to turn textile waste into funds and resources, collects overstock clothes and uniforms from garment factories and airlines companies. We give these waste a new life by transforming them into higher valued products such as shoes and bags, home accessories and new fabric.
We collaborate with Filipino designers and artisans. We believe in fashion inclusivity, that fashion ought to be empowering to all, where every individual, irrespective of their height, shape, skin color, race and ethnicity is beautiful, valued and deserves to feel fashionable. Our products are fashionable and multifunctional.
We support Philippines’ countryside development. Our manufacturing site is located in the northern part of the Philippines to provide decent job opportunities for people in the rural areas especially in North and Central Luzon. We employ reformed ex-convicts, rehabilitated drug defendants and other disadvantaged people. We provide them with free trainings and personal development activities. We want them to become economically independent and to have a brand new life, a brand new hope and to rediscover their purpose in life.
We look for United Nations Sustainable Goals for inspiration.
Social issues we are addressing:
Goal 1: End poverty in all its form everywhere.
Goal 8:Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production pattern.
Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impact.
OUR MISSION & VISION
To reduce environmental waste, promote circular economy and sustainable fashion for people of all shapes and colors and provide opportunities for disadvantaged people.
A zero waste, beautiful world, in which all people can enjoy clean and safety environment, and secure and sustainable livelihoods.
Our Artisans At Work
OUR FURTHER WAY OF GIVING BACK
SHOES FOR SUCCESS PROGRAM
We empower disadvantaged women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, decent shoes and attire and the development tools to help them succeed in work and in life.
BAG FOR HOPE
We empower disadvantaged girl students by providing them with colorful bags and school supplies.