If you’ve resolved to create a more sustainable wardrobe in 2013, today just might be your lucky day. We’ve hooked up with Fashioning Change to bestow one Ecouterre reader with a starter set from its line of “ethical knockoffs,” designed to offer the same style, fit, and price points as comparable styles from leading mainstream brands. Made in downtown Los Angeles from organic cotton and hemp, each piece from the KCA by Fashioning Change collection includes a scannable Quick Response code that tells you its compete supply-chain story. Enter now to win!


1. SIGN UP FOR THE ECOUTERRE NEWSLETTER. (This is important because we’ll be announcing our winners there.)


3. LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW BY FEBRUARY 5 telling us your favorite KCA by Fashioning Change style. Although it doesn’t hurt to get fancy, we’ll be picking a winner at random.

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The winner will receive the:

We’ll announce the winner in our newsletter on Wednesday, February 6. The deadline to enter is 12 midnight ET Friday, February 5, so ENTER NOW for a chance to win!


Fashioning Change is a marketplace that helps shoppers discover stylish, money-saving, safe, and sweatshop-free alternatives to top-name brands. It has over 22,000 vetted shopping options. On average, when shoppers purchase Fashioning Change’s option over the mainstream brand, they save 27 percent.


KCA by Fashioning Change has a completely transparent supply chain. A simple scan of the KCA by Fashioning Change tag with your smartphone allows you to see all the details that go into making one style (i.e., where the cotton came from, where it was spun, who made the shirt, and so on). It is affordable, free of toxins and chemicals, and fairly made in downtown Los Angeles, which supports U.S. jobs. Watch this video to learn how to scan your KCA by Fashioning Change purchase.

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Originally published on January 24, 2012.