If you have not stumbled upon (or fell in love with) the Portland based clothing brand Nau…stop reading this and check out their site. Nau could possibly be the prototype for the next evolution of clothing companies and lifestyle brands- or at least we hope it is! Nau is established on principles like sustainability, transparency, functionality, and versatility- trigger words for the modern urban consumer. The clothes are beautifully designed, sophisticated, durable, and technological and suitable for both the office and the mountains. Beyond the quality products, corporate social responsibility and corporate innovation is ingrained in Nau’s brand identity, making them that much cooler. Nau fun facts:
- 2% of every sale is given to one of Nau’s Partners for Change-select environmental and humanitarian charities
- Nau’s Grant for Change awards an individual or small team $10,000 annual for the positive difference they are making.
-Nau purchase carbon offsets for all for all of their corporate travel and product shipping
-Nau employees get free public transportation
Yes, Nau has successfully answered every BOBO’s (Bourgeois Bohemian) environmentally-conscious wardrobe prayers!
Check out Nau’s site: Here