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We love a good DVF wrap dress, Tory Burch stable bag, or Rebecca Minkoff "It" bag, but what we love better is when these brands collaborate for a good cause. Nordstrom + Piece & Co was just launched yesterday at Aventura Mall and at Village of Merrick Park, and it features clothing and handbags from eight top brands made by female artisans from all around the world.
A little bit about Piece & Co: it was founded in 2011 and has since created thousands of jobs for women in over 30 countries. For this particular project, Nordstrom + Piece & Co., the two have tapped in some of our favorite fashion brands- Alice + Olivia, Current/Elliott, DVF, Joie, Rebecca Minkoff, Theory, The Honest Company, Tory Burch- to create their own socially conscious items. Each one worked closely with Piece & Co. to source handmade materials and fabrics from across the globe, from Mexico to Vietnam, and created about 5,000 jobs from this project alone. We've scouted out a few of our favorites from the collection above, but not without first learning how they were made in the video below.