Black Lives Matter, a movement started in the US, has opened up a wider conversation on the minority communities. And while the news may seem to come from the other side of the globe, minorities in Singapore still experience workplace discrimination. Take a look at this Straits Time survey in July 2019 and you’ll see that workplace discrimination is real.
And while you can (and should!) be supporting global causes that matter to you, change can also start from home. First of all, if you have the privilege to be a part of the majority, you can lend your voice and platform when your own friends are sharing their experiences. Secondly, you can uplift people in the communities by showing your support for their businesses.
So, if you have a couple of dollars to spare, and are in the market for interesting and unique items, here are a couple of local fashion businesses that are definitely worth supporting.