Ethical Fashion Brands for all your Summer Needs
We’re all for buying less and choosing better clothing that will last and carry on through each season. But if you are looking into updating your closet with a few summer pieces, here are some brands that we love to help you shop ethically this Summer.
People Tree is recognised by customers and the fashion industry as a pioneer in Fair Trade and environmentally sustainable fashion. For over twenty years, People Tree has partnered with Fair Trade artisans and farmers in the developing world to produce ethical and eco fashion collections. Fair Trade is about creating a new way of doing business; creating access to markets and opportunities for people who live in the developing world.
Osei-duro is based in Los Angeles, CA and Accra, Ghana. They produce textiles and garments in Ghana, applying traditional techniques such as hand dyeing and weaving. Osei Duro aims to support the local apparel industry – on both a large and small scale – in becoming sustainable.
FREEDOM OF ANIMALS is a sustainable and cruelty-free luxury bag line. Our products are made with the highest quality materials to create sleek, versatile and sophisticated pieces that are an eco-friendly choice in the luxury accessories market.
Fair Trade Winds provides something a typical shopping experience doesn’t – unique gifts with purpose. Shoppers can feel confident that a significant percentage of their purchase goes directly to the artisans and farmers who created it, all over the world.
Amour Vert means GREEN LOVE in french but it also means American Jobs, non toxic dyes, sensuous fabrics and innovative techniques and above all enduring style. Amour Vert’s specially engineered textiles and blended fabrics are crafted to be soft, flattering and long-lasting. They only use low-impact dyes and adopt a zero-waste philosophy.
From the start, being committed to not using leather or any other animal-based materials in their designs felt natural to us. Each season, Matt & Nat continue to explore new innovative ways to remain sustainable and eco-friendly. Over the years, they’ve been experimenting with different recycled materials such as recycled nylons, cardboard, rubber and cork. Since 2007, they’ve been committed to using linings only made out of 100% recycled plastic bottles. They have also recently introduced recycled bicycle tires to our collections.
Neil’s Yard Remedies are passionate about transforming people’s lives by educating and empowering them on how to live more healthily through the power of nature. They develop our products free of harmful chemicals and research them to offer the most effective products.
A love affair with India has evolved into Mata Traders – a design driven, fair trade brand helping to end global poverty and inspire ethical companies and consumers to change the fashion industry. Made by artisans in India and Nepal, our colorfully original designs are now sold in 50 states and 12 countries, and provide a stable source of income for families in some of the world’s poorest communities.