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Compassion & Capitalism. Two words we hear regularly, but I often feel like they are at odds with one another. I live amongst a population that is educated, involved and hard-working and as we get older and earn more, the trend is to buy a...

By: Lily Anderson One of our taglines here at Vickery Trading Company is “sewing hope.” Sewing hope represents one of our founding principles and how our work is about more than just dresses. We sew hope everyday by helping our associates excel both in dressmaking and their...

Here at Vickery Trading Company, we love ethical fashion. We believe knowing who makes what we wear matters. Personally, I sometimes struggle justifying spending money on new clothes, but by shopping with ethical brands I know exactly where my money is going and love the...

I’ve always been semi-fashionable. Maybe not the most trendy, but at least well put together. More than having name brands, though, I’ve always been more interested in finding a deal. Anytime I would get a compliment on my outfit, I’d tell the person how much...

Until I began volunteering at Vickery Trading Company, I had never heard the term ethical fashion. In an attempt to educate myself, I watched The True Cost, read Overdressed, and browsed the DressWellDoGood site. After a little research, I was MOTIVATED, and a little horrified. I swore...

When I started working on VTC, I didn’t know what ethical fashion was. And honestly, I didn’t care. I knew that I didn’t want to run a “sweatshop” - although I didn’t really know what that meant. I also knew I wanted women to earn...