REV On Air: The Evolution of A Sustainable Fashion Brand with Mara Hoffman
Today we talk to Mara Hoffman, founder of the iconic sustainable fashion brand. Mara shares an authentic perspective of the various highs and lows to growing a business and how by staying connected to her own values of inclusivity, ethics and humanity, these values were naturally incorporated into the brand itself.
“It is really special and beautiful to see such a variety of women and humans that connect to what we do, it’s really beautiful. It’s really like the juice you know, it’s the reward, seeing so much joy. Even on instagram being tagged in things and you get to see people in these beautiful moments in their life.”
Mara Hoffman founded her label in 2000 after graduating from Parsons School of Design in New York City. Fifteen years later, the brand committed itself to implementing more sustainable and responsible practices while remaining committed to presenting colorful collections inspired by and in celebration of women.
In an effort to foster mindful consumption habits, the brand maintains an open conversation about its approach and encourages consumers to reevaluate the relationship society has with clothing.
The company continues to focus on sustainable materials, processes, and production in order to improve and extend each garment’s life, and is a vocal and active advocate in seeking racial and social justice for the sake of a more equitable society.
Redmint weaves together the ancient wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine with modern innovations to create powerful health rituals that form well rounded selfcare routines. They understand the crucial connection between skin health and internal health, which is why they created exceptional skincare and bodycare collections that are infused with potent botanicals that are well known in ancient herbology TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) books. Redmint was founded by Helina Fan, a doctor of TCM, who struggled with health issues for years before turning to a more holistic solution. Through this she discovered the power of Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and skincare topicals. For our lucky listeners in Northern Californian, Redmint has beautiful spas in San Francisco, that are truly urban sanctuaries. Somewhere you can retreat to for a well rounded approach to wellbeing, from facials to acupuncture to bodywork to their herbal bar, where they have all sorts of herbal elixirs. Head to Redmint.com to shop their amazing topical range and to find out more about their San Francisco Wellness locations.