AARLI has established 2017 dead stock partnerships with Ethical Clothing Accredited brands including A.L.A.S the label and OCC Apparel.
Deadstock partnerships where AARLI receives donated boxes of deadstock , reject fabric and fabric offcuts to deliver to Indigenous organisations in remote Australia. The deadstock will be distribute evenly throughout remote communities providing needed clothing for men, women and children.
COMMUNITY INITIATIVE - "CLOTHING COMMUNITIES"
OCC x ALAS x AARLI CLOTHING COMMUNITIES
Kelly + Betony from A.L.A.S THE LABEL connected with AARLI and graciously donated deadstock clothing for aboriginal communities.
This year AARLI donated to remote communities in Northern Territory + Western Australian Aboriginal training organisation from Larrakia Nation and Kullarri Regional Communities Inc to distribute deadstock clothing throughout disadvantage indigenous communities.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
The concept is to utilise unwanted extra dead stock products to create social enterprise. Leftovers deadstock that can be used for technical development + training in screen printing and sewing. Saving landfill and upcycling unwanted deadstock + remanent fabrics to produce Limited edition Australian hand made commercial products.
Provide local opportunities during tourist seasons for retail, merchandising and distribution.
AARLI is working to implement community development projects into remote WA communities to develop social enterprise.