On Monday, the Met Gala was interrupted by the latest news from Politico. “Supreme Court Voted to Strike Down Abortion Rights, Says Draft Opinion,” the headline read. If Roe were overthrown, 26 states could quickly ban abortion, including 13 states with laws that could take effect immediately.
In the days that followed, a small group of brands responded.
For its part, Levi Strauss & Co. announced in a statement on Wednesday that it would reimburse any employee who had to travel for health services, including abortions, not available in the state in which they lived. “Given the stakes, business leaders must speak out and take action to protect the health and well-being of our employees. It means protecting reproductive rights,” he said. The full statement can be read here.
Ritual, which makes multivitamins among other supplements, released a statement on its LinkedIn page.
Below, find the brands that took to Instagram to make a statement – a modern press release, of sorts.
Glossy will continue to report on how brands in the fashion, beauty and wellness spaces are responding in the weeks ahead.