Are you wondering where you can find ethical clothing brands? Ethical fashion is more relevant than ever this year, and with a growing demand for stylish, sustainable, earth kind and ethically sound wardrobe pieces in the world of fashion, comes the birth of new brands that fit the bill. 2017 is all about boutique style, catwalk worthy trends, affordability and accessibility for the earth and animal conscious consumer. Here are some of the ethical clothing brands to look out for.
This chic brand debuted its first collection, the SS17 NEO OPULENT collection, back in September last year at LFW. Already seen on the likes of Olivia Palermo who wore the Button Skirt and Brit actress Naomie Harris who wore the Layal Dress, this label is already making waves with the fashion crowd and will soon be one of your favorite ethical clothing brands.
Well known designer fashion retailer Yoox has launched #YOOXLOVESTHEREEF, a project designed to protect the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef. Working in collaboration with Australian brand, We Are Handsome, the project will support the Great Barrier Reef Foundation with every purchase. The current We Are Handsome brand features beautiful swimwear for all seasons, as well as luxury activewear for the gym, as well as every day casuals. With a key focus on oceanic color trends and elegant, nature-inspired prints, you're going to love this one.
Still fairly unknown, La Petite Mort is a relaxed French fashion label that embodies a quest for ecstasy through artistic exploration and sustainable living. The brand promotes a simple lifestyle with its uncomplicated collections of ethical clothing. From organic summer tees made from pima cotton to knitted accessories, La Petite Mort needs to be a go-to for all fashion lovers this year.
Think androgynous. Think street style inspired. Think classic cuts and fabrics reworked with a twist. Fade Out Label is all about unisex reworked vintage. This one brings together elements of old and new with distinctive narratives each season that tell stories of where the clothing came from. This really is a fantastic label to fight the fashion landfills. If you love denim and utility style jackets, this season’s collection is for you.
Born in New York and inspired by the craft of knitting, HANIA by Anya Cole is a brand that stands up to the environmentally-damaging movement of fast fashion. It shuns the idea of mass production and celebrates handmade items that can be treasured forever. A typical sweater takes between 5 to 7 days to create and is made from yarns that have been twisted to particular specifications for the purpose of being hand knitted using two needles. The pieces created by Cole are highly personal and each sweater is unique. Plus the company’s mission to support local artisans means that every piece bought is a fashion item that supports fair working environments for all. The Anya Cole website also supplies high quality yarn for keen knitters.
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