Our Mission

You Don’t Need More. You Need More Meaningful.

It's our mission to serve with significance. At Bitter Grace, we believe that by using fashion as a medium, we can help you form a more articulate self-image, develop meaningful connections, and leave the world better than you found it. We are driven by the following 3 tenants:

COMMUNITY

Taking care of those who take care of others. 10% of your purchase is donated to Women’s HQ, a local Washington, D.C. organization. Women’s HQ rebuilds communities where domestic violence and sexual abuse survivors of color reclaim their voice, transform their lives, and disrupt poverty through unique wellness programs, career enhancement efforts, and strategic financial guidance.

SELF-IMAGE

So much of our reality is built off of our self-image and our awareness of it. Self-image, or how you see yourself in your mind, becomes the blueprint of your life. Our mission at Bitter Grace is to help others gain vital awareness of their self-image and provide actionable tools to help rebuild it, whether through a Personal Styling Session or bi-weekly events we host as part of the Inner Elegance Circle Community.

SUSTAINABILITY

Fashion needs to be part of the solution and not part of the problem when it comes to taking care of our planet. That is why we are meticulous when choosing our partners and crafting Bitter Grace capsule collections. We only support global micro businesses that employ women, provide financial stability, empower through education opportunities, and bring awareness to ancient artistry.


Bravely Be You

We want to help you feel beautiful and confident, so you can feel empowered to show up to the world authentically and live a life full of possibility.

◦ COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY ◦

These are only a few of the ways that we are making a commitment to lessening the impact on our environment. We want slow fashion to be the norm and are dedicated to encouraging a change in consumption patterns. Sustainability and ethical fashion is a long term goal at Bitter Grace and we are always looking for ways to do more for our planet’s future!


We invest in energy-efficient lighting in our space. We use LED lights to conserve energy and UV lighting to sanitize our garments and fitting rooms.


We believe that mass-production leads to mass-consumption. We keep our stock quantities low in order to stay within a consumption pattern that lessens our impact on the environment.


We invest in quality over quantity. We care about quality materials and garments with a long lifespan. Investing in quality reduces the likelihood that your garments will end up in a landfill.


We limit the use of plastic in our space. Our bamboo shopping bags are biodegradable. In the near future, we want to offer reusable tote bags as an alternative.


We encourage our customers to return their empty candle jars to us so that we can reuse them to make new candles. We want to create a circular economy wherever possible.


We aim to be conscious about sustainability in our supply chains. Our cashmere, for example, is manufactured through an eco-conscious process that aims to reduce wastage.

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