Fashion Around the World, Country #2, Mysterious Albania

The Republic of Albania is a democratic and developing country, and a sovereign state in Southeastern Europe. Its population is just over 3 million. And to help you out with the geography, Albania is located in the south-western part of the Balkan peninsula, bordered by Montenegro (NW), Kosovo (NE), the Republic of Macedonia (E), and…

Whatever Holiday You Celebrate, do it with Ethics in mind

Whatever holidays you celebrate with family, it usually involves buying gifts. So, do your best to buy with purpose, buy handmade, buy gifts that benefit others such as charities or individual artisans. Your gift will mean a lot, especially if you can explain the story behind it. Happy Holidays, and Ethical Shopping wishes from all…

Mona B. Brings Power in Poetry for Survivors of Human Trafficking

Thursday, October 27, Author and Poet Mona B. will bring power, strength and awareness through her spoken word to a Tampa Bay, Florida audience in support of the Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking (FCAHT) and survivors. Voted Best of the Bay/Best Spoken Word Artist in 2014, Mona is also a Professor at the University of…

“Out of the Fire” Model Spotlight: Isabella Rodriguez

Next in the spotlight is our model @incredibella_ My name is Isabella Rodriguez. I am a 21 year old senior studying Geography and Women’s Studies at the University of Florida. I’ve lived in Florida my whole life but love to travel. Some of my favorite places I’ve been are Hawaii, Grand Cayman, and New Zealand….

“Out of the Fire” Model Spotlight: Marlon Cook

In lieu of our event at the end of this month, we are going to be highlighting all of the amazing people and companies who are donating their time and efforts to make this event successful. First up is one of our beautiful models Marlon. My name is Marlon Cook; I am from Lima, Ohio,…

Style Prevails Over All

Through war and strife, poor political climates and poverty, women put on their best when they can. I’ve met women all over the world who go out of their way to look beautiful whether they are rich or poor. Some older women who don’t even feel their best still get up, get dressed, and do…

Our New Shipment of Sudara!

We JUST got a new shipment of Sudara Goods! Brand new Punjammie Loungewear prints, tank tops, tees (both long and short sleeve) and temporary tattoos!  We are located in the back of the building at 3510 W Bay to Bay Blvd or you can buy online at our shop! Check some out below: In 2005,…

Is It? Is It Truly Beneficial to All Concerned?

When I was in my twenties, I was invited to a Rotary meeting. In my thirties I became a member. Unfortunately, work kept me away from a lot of meetings in my forties, however I managed to catch a few RIBI (Rotary Intl British) in the small town of Helensburgh, Scotland. Now in my fifties,…

International Human Rights Day

Today we at Jo’el Worldwear are recognizing what should be practiced every day. The accomplishment for the human race is not to need a special day in which bloggers, the United Nations, and other organizations need to highlight an aspect of Earth’s society that needs drastic improvement. The human rights of many men, women and…

On the Road to Conscious Consumerism

When I first got involved with Jo’el worldwear I cannot say that Ethical fashion was something that I had ever really given much thought to. Yes I knew about the issues with slave and child labour but it was always something in the back of the mind that never really came to the forefront when…

Rhapsody Scarf – Blue Forest

This blue forest coloured Rhapsody Scarf is a beautiful item which has travelled from the Middle East where it was crafted from the end of a fabric roll, bought in an outdoor market. From safe houses, women who formerly were forced into the human trafficking trade have made the scarfs to continue new lives. At…