When you transition into an eco-friendly lifestyle, it feels like your choices decrease exponentially, especially regarding fashion. You take part in clothing swaps, make yourself a capsule wardrobe and vintage shop your heart out but let’s face it, nothing beats the feeling of entering a well curated store or website and purchasing some new threads. If you’re feeling spendy, here are some great brands to check out that won’t compromise your sustainability goals.
This LA based fashion maintains a sustainable status by “invest[ing] in green building infrastructure” and their clothing is made from plant-based materials, rescued deadstock fabrics and repurposed vintage. Additionally, all of their packing is plastic-free and they work to offset their production impact by helping to “plant forests to naturally capture CO2 from the air, invest in clean water solutions, and purchase landfill gas offsets.” See more on their sustainability here.
This UK-based brand prioritizes both fair trade and environmentally sustainable practices in their clothing manufacturing. Garments are made with certified organic cotton, azo-free dyes, and natural or recycled over synthetic and non-biodegradable materials. For more on their sustainability practices, check them out here.
This London based, vegan clothing brand is proudly working hard to be 100% carbon neutral by “track[ing] CO2 emissions for all [their] products, eliminating them where [they] can and offsetting the rest.” They also strategically design their prints to maximize fabric usage and prevent waste. In their fabric manufacturing, they use strict water recycling systems and exclusively natural dyes. Check out their sustainability measures in more detail here.
This brand boasts extensive sustainability measures including, but not limited to, use of organic, sustainable or recycled fibers, policy engagement regarding climate and energy policy, fair trade employment, responsible dying and the repair and resale of used items with Eileen Fisher Renew.
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We ❤️our friends @hackwithdesign and ❤️seeing this tank for sale on their shop! This tank was a HDH x Renew collaboration, produced in limited numbers by Lisa Hackwith and team, and sew from damaged EILEEN FISHER linen jersey tees taken back through our recycling program. Click the link in our bio to shop! These babies will go fast!
According to their website, “Amour Vert is deeply committed to making sustainable practices, ethical products and positive environmental impacts the gold standard for the fashion industry.” They acheive this by focusing on sustainable materials to make their fabrics like organic cotton, beechwood, and Mulberry silk. Additionally, for every tee purchased, they plant a tree through their partner American Forests.
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