EMBER & AURA is an ethically-sourced online retailer of apparel, accessories, and gifts based in Denver, Colorado. We are committed to encouraging the Ethical Fashion Movement and supporting independent American designers, which in turn protects the environment and the US garment industry. Our products meet at least one of the following criteria:
1) produced in small batches in a sweatshop free environment
2) Composed of sustainable textiles
3) Designed and produced by independent designers in the US
4) Made new again through re-selling or upcycling (See our Past Lives tab.)
Owner, Jamie Richardson, founded EMBER & AURA in 2009 (as Ember Boutique) after working in both corporate and small business retail for 9 years. She holds degrees in both Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design, and is a mother of 2.