I'm Melanie, founder of virtue + vice. For the past decade I have developed and made products for many of the brands you know and love - this includes large retailers like Walmart and Target, as well as small startups like Nili Lotan and Hunter Boot.
After living and working in countries like China, India, Taiwan, and the Philippines I made it my goal to help brands clean up their supply chains, and in the process take shoppers on a behind the seams tour of how fashion is really made.
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This is a space for everyone. Fashion brands, customers, influencers... if you are into sustainable fashion, or want to learn more, you belong here. And, I want you to join in on the conversation! There are no wrong answers or stupid questions. We are all learning, even me!
I offer support in...
sourcing + product development
content + marketing
have you always dreamed of starting your own sustainable clothing line?
some online fashion start-up courses cost thousands of dollars! what? my virtue + vice program is totally FREE. with 10 modules and 3-5 lessons in each module, you can take your brand from idea to retail at your own pace!
behind the seams
a look inside the fashion industry and how clothing is really made