The fashion industry is so complex, and it affects people and the environment at every level. This impact is often negative, due to the fact that too much poorly made clothing is being produced, too much poorly made clothing is being bought, and too much poorly made clothing is being thrown away. However, the impact of the fashion industry can be positive too. The production of well made clothing minimises harm, empowers individuals and sustains communities. Here are a few New Zealand brands that are doing good.