While TOMS is one of the first shoe companies to promote the ethical movement, Conscious Step produces socks that fight poverty. For each pair of TOMS shoes sold, a pair of shoes is given to someone in need and for every pair of socks from Conscious Step is purchased, a donation goes directly to a non-profit.
Vegan and Fairtrade certified these shoes and socks to make sure that every step you take fights for a social cause!
Witnessing the hardships faced by children growing up without shoes in Argentina, TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie created a company that would match every pair of shoes purchased with a new pair of shoes for a child in need. This original One for One concept eventually helped address advance health, education and economic opportunity for children and their communities around the world.
TOMS has impacted many lives and known for its support to organisations like Think Outside Da Block which promotes physical safety, Mix which provides people with mental support and Magic Bus for equal opportunity for girls and boys to complete education and build their skills.
While the company has given almost 100 million shoes to people in need, some of their popular collection includes the classic alpargata-inspired. Known for their ultra-lightweight comfort and ease, slip on the Blue Slub Chambray Women's Classics, Pale Pink Lurex Woven, Grey Washed Canvas (Mens) or the vibrant Pink Watermelon!
In addition to the several aids, TOMS also supports WildAid in its conservation programs dedicated to the giant panda like the ones in Sichuan Province of China. The Panda Camo Black Alpargaras features print inspired by the giant panda.
So, for a lightweight, breathable and fashionable comfort, wear TOMS, and step out in style embracing the world around you!
Soft on your feet and soft on the environment, socks from Conscious Step are made from high-quality GOTS organic cotton, featuring a seamless 168 needle thread count and reinforced heels and toes for maximum comfort. Ensuring that carbon footprint is reduced and educated decisions are made, this company in partnership with various impactful organisations produces socks where each design supports a social and environmental cause.
With designs of tides, the Socks for Ocean Protection provides the resources needed to preserve and restore the world’s oceans through their partner Oceana, while the lovely forest green and grey color Socks that Plant Trees partnered with Trees for the Future plants 10 trees in Uganda.
Apart from forests and oceans, Conscious Step has Socks to Fight Hunger, Socks to Combat HIV & AIDS, Socks that Promote Breast Cancer Prevention, Socks for Books, Socks that Fight Poverty and Socks that Save LGBTQ Lives among others.
While the LGBTQ features rainbow stripes on a black base, embroidered with a white equal sign showing your support for equality for all, the Socks to Combat HIV & AIDS is spread with red polka dots where each pair provides a week of HIV treatment to a pregnant woman through the partner UNAIDS. The Breast Cancer Prevention ones, on the other hand, are grey and pink, synonymous with the cause.
The Socks that Fight Poverty highlights a world map with red accents and supports Global Citizen’s work to fight extreme poverty and the Socks to Fight Hunger is designed with a contemporary take on the classic argyle or with a striking tribal red. Each pair here provides six therapeutic food packs to malnourished children through impact partner Action Against Hunger. The mustard and navy Socks for Books bring education into the light where each pair donates two books to schoolchildren in Asia through partner Room to Read.
To sum it up changing the world is not that difficult as you may think, just show your feet some love and walk as you create an impact!