People Tree is the pioneer of ethical and environmentally sustainable fashion. Founded in 1989 by British award-winning social entrepreneur Safia Minney, People Tree is the first international clothing company to be awarded the World Fair Trade Organisation product label. This guarantees People Tree’s dedication and compliance to the Principles of Fair Trade, covering fair wages, good working conditions, transparency, environmental best practice, gender equality and seeing standards for conventional fashion companies to improve their supply chains.
People Tree launched the first clothing range to meet the Global Organic Textile Standard certified by the Soil Association. The People Tree collections are made to the highest ethical and environmental standards from start to finish. Contemporary, versatile designs and playful, conversational prints often inspired by nature are designed in-house and create stylish, innovative and affordable fashion while respecting people and planet.
Collections featuring organic cotton and Tencel® fabrics are made using traditional artisan skills such as hand weaving, hand knitting, hand embroidery and hand block printing. Womenswear collections include mainline, super soft organic cotton essentials, t-shirts, nightwear and handmade accessories and jewelry.
ABOUT THE DESIGNER
Award-winning fashion designer Tracy Mulligan was appointed Creative Director from Spring Summer 2017. Tracy studied Fashion and Textiles at Central Saint Martins and quickly became one of the first London Fashion Week New Generation designers. She created her own brand Mulligan with stockists including Harvey Nichols, Liberty, Colette, and Barneys. Fuelled by her genuine love for designing, Tracy’s new role brings a refreshing, contemporary fashion direction to People Tree.
People Tree is renowned for collaborating with international designers to create capsule collections that marry high design with sustainability.