For some Dallas-Fort Worth brands, fashion is more than just a material world. It’s a way to make a difference. As fall fashion hits retail, we found five local startups with a fresh take and a mission of impact. Meet them in our roundup.
Ethical fashion brand Tribe Alive aims to help women around the world raise themselves out of poverty. READ MORE
The company’s boots and booties are made in Bulgaria by retired women in the shoe industry. It’s a kind of European handmade boot with a U.S. vision, says TCU grad Ivet Taneva. READ MORE
“It’s amazing how other women in the community just jump behind you and really want your business to grow,” Founder Blaire Spriggs said. READ MORE
The production of the cuffs is giving adults with disabilities the chance to work. READ MORE
Dallas was chosen as a test city because it’s the center of retail innovation in Texas, says Your Style Unzipped Founder Susan Bruch. READ MORE
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