Jake Wells from NBC.com's The Voice performs live at MADI Apparel August 13, 2020 18:16

As part of our open-air backyard live music series, we invited Jake Wells and Jordan Wells to perform an acoustic set for a limited crowd in our outside music venue behind our Kansas City storefront. Jake Wells covered Black Bird, Yellow by Coldplay and in this clip, a song from his own album.

20 Classy Bachelorette Party Gifts for Brides August 9, 2020 14:35

At MADI, we believe in giving gifts that make a difference, not ones that will be thrown away after the bachelorette party is over. Here are 19 unique and classy bachelorette party gifts for brides who want to celebrate their big day the chic and sustainable way.

How to Make A Difference With Your Money August 7, 2020 13:48

In honor of national Be Kind to Humankind Week, which is from August 24-28, we wanted to share with you ways that you can make a difference with your money right now

Natural Tie Dye: How To Tie Dye Sustainably July 9, 2020 18:29

The art of tie dying is intrinsically sustainable. It encourages people to reuse and up-cycle old articles of clothing to create a new masterpiece that’s full of vibrant creativity. And with natural tie dye, it can be even better for the environment. Here's a guide for how to tie dye sustainably this summer!

Join Our Backyard Workshop: Tie-Dying Sustainable Clothes June 29, 2020 19:26

Join us on July 18th for a tie-dye party in the backyard of our Kansas City flagship store! Coffee, mimosas and dye and 15% off MADI Apparel merchandise included. 

How to Build a Capsule Closet for Summer June 3, 2020 15:35

Capsule closets for minimalists have become more and popular as clothing waste is rapidly filling up our landfills. Wondering what a capsule closet is? Check out this blog to find out what it is and how to make a capsule closet.

We've Re-Opened! Celebrate with $10 off in-store or online May 19, 2020 15:45

After a two-month closure, we've missed you dearly and we've impatiently awaited our re-opening! Today is the day, our doors are back open for in-person shopping experiences. Are you looking for comfy ethical fashion pieces made in KC by local sew teams? Come shop with us! We're a local small business and would love your support.

Work from Home Loungewear You Need in Your Life May 16, 2020 15:18

Have you been dreaming of the perfect comfy loungewear to wear while you work-from-home? From soft organic cotton jogger sweatpants to bamboo tees, we have you covered for sustainable womenswear and menswear apparel.

Now Offering: Mother's Day Local Gift Sets (limited time only) April 30, 2020 18:33

Mother's Day is coming up! We've partnered up with local KC women-owned small businesses and curated our favorite locally-made gifts for mother's day. Check out this guide to find the perfect gift for any mom on your list!

Earth Day Sale on Biodegradable Staple Basics April 26, 2020 15:25

Happy Earth Day! We do our part to honor the Earth by making daily, conscious decisions to create the lowest carbon footprint that was can. Learn more about our commitment to the Earth today and every day.

Earth Month: Manufacturing Eco-Friendly Apparel April 21, 2020 17:22

You've known us as an eco-friendly fashion brand since 2014, and in honor of Earth Day 2020, we thought it would be fun to lay out all of the areas that make us an earth friendly brand that consumers can trust and support!

Earth Month: How to Shop Eco-Friendly Underwear April 16, 2020 10:26

If you're an avid thrift shopper, underwear can be difficult, because although thrift stores sell it, most people would choose to buy it new. Here's how to shop eco-friendly underwear that makes a difference, both locally and throughout the global supply chain.

Requests for underwear donations are HIGH! Here's how you can help. April 10, 2020 18:10

The devastating effects of COVID19 are leaving over 17 million people without jobs and seeking aid. This has led to a spike in homeless populations in cities all over the US and an increased need for basic necessities like food, shelter and clothing. Read for how you can help!

Underwear donations for Tanzanian young girls rescued from sex trafficking and child marriage April 2, 2020 13:48

For every MADI item you purchase from now until Sunday at midnight, we will donate a pair of urgently-requested new bamboo underwear to young girls living in Tanzania. We're SO excited to announce a brand new partnership with M.A.R.B.L.E - a non-profit home for young girls in Tanzania who were rescued out of sex trafficking, child marriage and other circumstances leading them to seek shelter and the comfort of a loving home.

The Last White T-Shirt You’ll Ever Need March 5, 2020 22:39

Are you constantly replacing your men's white t-shirts month after month? That will not only begin to hurt your wallet, but the planet as well. Our bamboo white tees are the perfect sustainable clothing solution for men. Here's why.

30 Nonprofit Founders that Will Impact the World in 2020: featuring founder Hayley Santell February 18, 2020 13:43

Our founder Hayley Santell was recently featured in CAUSEARTIST's 30 Nonprofit Founders That Will Impact the World in 2020.

According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations are registered in the United States. Behind every nonprofit organization is a talented, dedicated, nonprofit founder with a compelling mission and a transformational vision. These nonprofit founders profiled below exhibit the essential attributes of an impactful nonprofit leader, and their organizations will undoubtedly better the world in 2020.

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas: Give Her What She Really Wants This Year February 4, 2020 09:11

This year, we challenge you to seek out thoughtful Valentine’s Day gifts instead. Ditch the one-time, cheesy gifts that don’t make much of an impact and give her something that will last as long as your relationship—like our made in the usa bamboo underwear and bamboo basics. 

New Year's Resolution: 5 Ways To Be More Sustainable In 2020 January 22, 2020 19:14

2020 is the year for being better and doing more. As we head into a new decade, we implore you to find ways that you can help your environment and local community.

2019 Stocking Stuffer Ideas: The Sustainable Edition December 14, 2019 13:22

If you’re looking for last-minute stocking stuffer ideas or ways to spread sustainable holiday cheer this season, we have some awesome ideas for you! From local Kansas City gift ideas to ethical basics they can wear all year long, these options make the perfect gift for your earth-loving friend. 

Small Biz Saturday: 5 Reasons to Support Small Businesses November 22, 2019 18:58

Every single business in operation today was at one time a small business. Small businesses play a crucial role in our economy all across the world. As part of our 5-year anniversary celebrations, we compiled a list of five reasons why you should support a small business.

Better Together: Sustainable Basics for Men November 6, 2019 09:37

At Runway to Impact, we announced our newest adventure at MADI Apparel: sustainable clothing basics for men. As part of our Better Together mission, we want to offer all sexes the opportunity to improve their wardrobe and their impact on the environment through ethical staple basics that make a difference.

Sustainable fashion: 5 ways to shop sustainably in 2019 September 23, 2019 13:07 2 Comments

At MADI Apparel, we adhere to the highest standards when it comes to sustainability in our slow fashion collection. From pre-production to post, we want to change the fashion industry from the ground up through sustainable fashion practices that make a difference.

MADI Makes: Empowering women through job training September 5, 2019 18:01

Today, MADI Makes helps women in our community learn job-related skills to create better opportunities for themselves and their families. On October 3, we are hosting our annual fundraiser for MADI Makes called Runway to Impact.

5 in 5: Lessons in Being a Startup Social Entrepreneur August 17, 2019 14:21

Over these last five years, I've stumbled through a rigorous learning curve creating a startup company in Kansas City. Here are five tips that I've learned over the last five years as a social entrepreneur — both good and bad — that may come in handy when starting a business.