Progetto Quid is an Italian nonprofit social cooperative, based in Verona, that has made ready-to-wear clothing for women since 2012. Within the female-dominated garment industry, Progetto Quid’s goal is to provide opportunities for women and others who face discrimination in the labor market, including people in recovery, the formerly incarcerated, migrants, and those close to retirement age.
With an eye toward sustainability, Progetto Quid mainly uses excess fabrics that would have otherwise been discarded by other brands. It provides a work schedule convenient for mothers, an on-site welfare officer to help employees with non-work-related things such as finding housing or opening a bank account, and a psychologist.
The following photos provide a behind-the scenes look at slow, ethical fashion from factory to store.
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