Eco Watch - President Donald Trump's promise to bring back American manufacturing has a big problem—his daughter Ivanka's fashion empire is mostly manufactured overseas, mainly in Asia.
But in a true example of how to "Make America Great Again," Ashley Biden—the daughter of former Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden—has partnered with the e-commerce site Gilt.com to launch a new socially and ethically conscious apparel company, Livelihood.
The line features organic cotton hoodies that's 100 percent sourced and manufactured in the U.S. Not only that, 100 percent of the net proceeds from sales will be remitted to Livelihood to benefit low-income areas.
Proceeds will initially benefit Wilmington, Delaware, where Biden grew up as well as Anacostia, Washington, D.C., where she works as a social worker.
"Over the past 15 years, I've worked as a social worker and learned first-hand that civic participation is an essential component of community development," Biden said in a statement. "My goal with Livelihood is to celebrate that ethos with creative and innovative programs that directly impact local neighborhoods."
Biden said she chose to sell hoodies "because it is universal, was once ubiquitous with the Labor Movement and is currently symbolic of important social justice movements."