Living as a breathing human under capitalism can be confusing and emotionally taxing on multiple fronts. On one hand, you want nice things, on the other hand, you have a lurking knowledge that most consumption is bad for global human rights. So, we’re excited one of our favorite indie designers is donating proceeds to the ACLU. This feels like a marriage of all things good and well.
The equally stylish and playful NYC-based clothing label Samantha Pleet, which has previously provided Tavi Gevinson with dresses that look like ’90s screensaver patterns, has now decided to take a stand and donate a portion of proceeds to the American Civil Liberties Union.
We’d be lying if we denied that we’re grateful to have another excuse to buy more clothing guilt-free.
Samantha shared her reasoning behind the new pledges towards the ACLU in an email to HelloGiggles. She said:
Recognizing the urgency of our current political state, Samantha went on to admit that normally the brand isn’t political, but the current situation is not normal.