Can eco-friendly clothes be made at an affordable price?
This is the ultimate question in the industry, and one of the biggest frustration points for people who want to participate but cannot afford steep price tags. There’s also the worry that can you actually make clothes ethically at a reduced priced?
One California company hopes to be able to do that. Instead of slicing away profits from manufacturers, they’re cutting out the middlemen. That means the goods are sent directly to the customer from the factory floor, says Quince founder Sid Gupta.
“That’s where we are making a savings and building a revolutionary supply chain. We skip all the steps — and all the carbon emissions, I might add, in between. ”
Since they don’t have to hold large amounts of…