As brands realise how manufacturing impacts both our health and the environment the push to “go green” is here. From using recycled or renewable resources to reducing energy consumption and waste, here are some fashion brands that have a mandate to protect our planet and help consumers live a more sustainable, Eco-friendly lifestyle.
These brands have made environmental consciousness the predominant focus and have compromised zero on the style front. If you haven’t considered incorporating environmentally friendly products into your life, these companies might convince you to go Eco-friendly too.
Zen Nomad design and manufacture locally, in Toronto. They are committed to using sustainably sourced, high quality fabrics with low impact dyes. The limited edition natural dyed items are hand dyed with plants often harvested by the brand.
Back Beat Rags
With a skater surfer vibe, this brand uses locally sourced recycled cotton, hemp and Tencel. Made in California using ethical production practices, sustainably made with GOTS-certified organic cotton and is eco-friendly with 100% recycled packaging.
Based in California, USA Indigenous makes organic, fair trade clothing for men and women. This ethically made eco-fashion brand is made from organic cotton, free-range alpaca and low-impact dyes to ensure a positive impact on the environment and the customer. As a B Corp they support artisans around the world.
Rok Cork is an emerging purveyor of eco-friendly, fair trade, fashion forward collections of cork handbags and accessories for both men and women. Designed in-house, each piece is handmade by generations of Portuguese artisans made with a commitment to quality and exquisite craftsmanship.
Kotn creates all their ultra soft basics from Egyptian cotton. All their garments are created in a fair trade, safe work environment. They have not made the switch to all organic but many of their pieces are. Kotn is also a B Corp.
So get out there and get going on “greening” your wardrobe.