How to Style Wide Legged Pants

Been hanging out in NY the last several weeks and according to everyone here - the wide legged crop pant is what you should be wearing right now!If you are kind of stuck in a groove after wearing skin …
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Women and Fair Trade

As founder of a fair trade fashion line I find myself in a unique position interacting with so many different kinds of people in the fashion and fair trade industries. My job is to kind of bridge th …
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Liz Alig Spring 2019 Catalog

Kenya and Thoughts about Hope

I went to Kenya for the month of December because it felt like time to go back to the place that has probably changed me more than any other. About ten years ago I spent several months working with …
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How to Style a Dress in the Winter

I have been bored stuck inside for the past few days during the polar vortex...I mean not really stuck because my studio is a mile down the street, but I feel slightly stuck. So I cleaned out my …
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How to Style Tights

Been updating our website this week - apparently the second most viewed page on our site is my blog post giving tips of when to wear leggings and when to wear tights, so thought I would pass along a f …
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Meet Gladys from Guatemala

On my recent trip to Guatemala, I had the pleasure of meeting Gladys.Gladys has sewn hundreds of products for Liz Alig from her tiny one room workshop off her home—with a great view of the surrounding …
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Altering Expectations: Fair Trade Fashion in Guatemala

ROOKIE EXPECTATIONSMost of you don’t know me; my name’s Melissa. I work behind the scenes at Liz Alig. Nothing fancy: I ship orders and keep inventory updated. Sometimes I squeeze into the extra small …
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Guatemalan Thoughts

People always ask me after I take a trip how it was…what I learned…how it feels to visit groups I work with.  I never quite know what to say because honestly traveling out of the country is mor …
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The Most Flattering and Easily Adaptable Fall 2018 Trends

Feeling like my wardrobe needs a little refresh this Fall, so I combed through several lists of Fall trends to find a few that are the most adaptable and flattering... Plaid...I know obviously, b …
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Easy Ways to Refresh Your Summer Wardrobe

Here are a few easy ways to refresh your summer wardrobe this year... Because denim is so popular right now you really can't go wrong wearing any kind of denim - giving you the chance to try out a st …
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Father's Day Thoughts

Over the past several years fair trade has become synonymous with empowering women in developing countries.  If you have ever read Half the Sky (which you should if you haven't), you understand h …
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