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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: Stephanie Giddens I’ve learned countless lessons during this first year of launching VTC. I never knew a learning curve could be so steep! I tell people on a regular basis that I don’t know how to do most of the things I do every day....

When she was 12 years old and living in Iraq, Zainab’s aunt, who lived in Manhattan, Kansas, mailed her a family picture. Zainab would stare at the picture for hours. She would shut her eyes and picture herself standing in the backyard garden with the...

I remember the first day we went to see the office. From the carpet to the walls, everything was dark and stained. It had this lovely musty smell that really would inspire you to say, “This is going to be my new home."  I stood there while...

At Vickery Trading Company, each of our dresses is named after a real-life refugee. We know so many amazing women, so we choose to honor one of them each time we release a new dress. When we saw the fun, twirly skirt, we knew we...