Let’s talk about my Fair Trade underwear, shall we?

I’ve been thinking about this post for a while, not knowing how to “report” on the topic of underwear I’ve bought. Not to mention how or if to include a picture of them on the blog. I do enjoy a fun shoot and a good selfie, but I have to draw the line somewhere. Modeling undies? No thanks from me and, probably, a no thanks from you!

I still have to blog about this brand though that my husband and I both love: PACT.

Anyone who gets to wear (or model for that matter) their stuff will be happy. PACT is super soft, organic, non-GMO, fair trade cotton undergarments in a variation of prints and colors. All fabrics are free from toxic dyes and pesticides.

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Just because a garment is labeled as green, sustainable, or eco-friendly does not make it so. In order to certify the organic content in their apparel and to ensure that all their clothing is made ethically and sustainably, PACT is partnered with OCS (Organic Content Standard), GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard), and Fair Trade USA.

As they’re committed to making only organic clothing, it makes economic and environmental sense for PACT to manufacture where the organic cotton they use is harvested; that means India and Turkey.

You all know that I am all about shopping local, and I love supporting US manufacturing but as you can see, in this case, I’m promoting a product not made in USA! So, what’s up with that?

Well, since the clothing they make is always sweat-shop-free and child-labor-free and the work they provide, in less fortunate areas of the world, actually betters the communities and makes a positive impact on lives, I am all about it – locally made or not. True and honest fair trade is an awesome thing! 

Underwear is a “need to have” not a “want to have” in my opinion, and it is one of those items that has to be unnoticeable too; “Am I wearing undies or not?” type deal. So finding a comfy, cute AND ethically made pair is quite the score. And an important one!

PACT is ethical undies defined.

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I borrowed this picture from wearPACT.com. Ethical undies – happy people ;)

Browse and shop PACT here

14 thoughts on “Let’s talk about my Fair Trade underwear, shall we?

  1. Wow, thanks for the information. I had no idea! As I slowly move into items that are sustainable I find myself learning and growing more each day. Your post made me giggle, so it’s a no go on the selfie? I don’t think I would either, they have professionals for that.

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  2. If you can’t buy USA (which almost always means Fair Trade as does Canada, and Western Europe) then buying Fair Trade in other countries is next best. However, sometimes it could be a little harder to verify. Jack A

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  3. Nice!! They basically cover 80% of me weekday wardrobe ;) only online or in stores!?! Always nice to try the fit before ordering! Thank for helping us lazy (time deprived) people make better choices!

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  4. Awesome! I’m really excited to start exploring their products. I did have to give in and buy cheap underwear at Target the other day… but as soon as my student loans are gone I’ll be giving PACT a try! Have you looked into bgreen apparel before? They are organic, fair trade, and made in the USA.

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