Sustainable fashion has come a long way – it’s so much more than just T-shirts and underwear. It was a pleasure curating this roundup, as the following brands have done their best mixing high fashion style with ethical processes. Special shout out to the person who inspired this piece, reminding me of the sanctity of our planet and the how creativity can be multifaceted in the business of fashion.
PLAY OOTD: Athleisure all-day – everyday. Just because you workout in it, does not mean it cannot be polished too.
Mia hooded TPU jacket in Dark floral by Levivel 1206. This new NYC design duo concentrates on ethical and animal friendly outerwear. Dress up your look with their faux fur line as well.
Turtleneck sweat top by Ninety Percent. A London-based sustainable womenswear label launched in 2018 that shares 90% of its distributed profits between charitable causes and those that make the collection happen.
Compressive High-rise legging in black from girlfriend collective. Designed in the PNW, these are the softest pair of workout pants made from recycled plastic bottles you will ever own.
Women’s Wool Runner-up Mizzles in Jackalberry (Cream Sole) from Allbirds. Soft New Zealand wool kicks with Puddle Guard™ protection that helps you keep warm and dry. Allbirds laces are made from recycled plastic bottles too.
WORK OOTD: Meetings, presentations, and everything in between.
Navy Checked Organic Wool Blazer by Mother of Pearl. Started in 2002, Creative Director Amy Powney’s designs have graced the runway at both London and Copenhagen Fashion Week. Check out their online site for the sustainable attributes of each piece in the collection.
We’re not done wide leg jeans by Maggie Marilyn. Part of a Net-a-Porter capsule collection, this brand has a 2020 Sustainability strategy to be 100% made in New Zealand.
The Audrey in Metal Bling by Native Shoes. Hailing from Vancouver, Canada and complete with a PETA Approved Vegan certification. These shoes are made from molded EVA and weighing just over 150g a pair, they will be the lightest pair of flats you will ever own.
Lana Fireside Tortoise shades by Mohala Eyewear. A Hawaiian sunglass line designed to fit all face shapes (Read: They will stay on your nose, do not leave cheek imprints, or hit long lashes). Partnering with theRoom to Read Girls’ Education Program across Africa and Asia, Mohala and their customers donate one week of school for every pair sold.