15 Sustainable Brands To Help You Shop More Consciously - Part II

Sustainable shopping can be a tricky thing. But we've curated a list of brands that are committed to having the least impact possible on the environment without compromising on style to help you find places to shop consciously from.

Whether they're using recycled materials, clean energy, no chemicals, or all of the above, these brands are a great place to do some eco-conscious shopping when you're on the look out for something new.

Read Part II of our list...

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Pansy - Organic cotton underwear made in L.A.

Made using organic cotton, grown in Texas and milled in California, Pansy put comfort first, making underwear and loungewear pieces that are simple, cosy and all made locally where they are based in California. They are keen on transparency too, and are open to sharing information about their supply chain with customers as well as in depth care instructions to keep your items in tip top condition for as long as possible.

Samantha Pleet - Printed clothing and accessories designed and made in New York

Creating gorgeous clothing with a whimsical feel, Samantha Pleet is an independent designer, designing and printing everything from her New York home. By teaming up with a small, fair-trade factory in India, Samantha uses techniques like embroidery to create new patterns, inspired by films she loves.

Bug Clothing - Comfortable and purposeful clothing made in Wales 

Bug Clothing uses deadstock, natural fibre material from designer factories to make handmade clothing. Cut and sewn in South Wales, Bug Clothing, founded by Amy Ward and supported by a small team of seamstresses, Bug Clothing make garments that are meant to be cherished.

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HENRI - Sustainable and inclusive staple pieces

HENRI have sustainability and inclusivity at the forefront of the business. Making classic, staple pieces with an effort to be as size inclusive as possible, as well as being representative of the diversity of their London community. They discourage fast fashion by designing as well as encouraging customers to mend their products too!

MUKU - Slow fashion based in Lithuania

MUKU hand-makes all their products with carefully selected, natural materials sourced in Lithuania and milled in one of the oldest mills in Europe. With each piece having a focus on form and functionality, their pieces elevate the everyday with comfortability, movement and fluid shapes.

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Two Days Off - Sustainable fashion made to order

Two Days Off is a line of simple, everyday pieces. The collection by Gina Stovall have many processes that reduces their harm on the environment, from sourcing deadstock fabrics (all biodegradable), packaging using no plastic, and having a simple, made-to-order production line.

The Nude Label - Ethically made underwear and swimwear

Based in Valencia, Spain and all made in a small family-run factory, The Nude Label make underwear and swimwear in classic styles and colours. They take pride in having close control over their production, with specialised makers for each area of making, quality and work environment are big priorities.

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Aff and Jam - Clothing based on art and identity

Combining the Ghanaian and Jamaican heritage of the owners, Aff and Jam use shapes, lines and colours to decorate their garments inspired by people, music and life. Each piece is hand printed or painted making them completely unique, many of which beine reworked vintage pieces. They also use 100% recyclable packaging.

Girlfriend Collective - Sustainable activewear

Girlfriend Collective make comfort and sportswear products with movement, size inclusivity and ease in mind. What we love about Girlfriend Collective is their product by product transparency. With a focus on being as transparent as possible, you can get a breakdown of all of the materials that they use and all of the sustainable and ethical lingo in their policies.

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KOTN- Conscious design supporting social causes surrounding education

Making consciously designed pieces and encouraging thoughtful consumption, KOTN give priority to giving back to their community through a working with NGO’s to fund education programs within fair and direct trade farming communities linked to their supply chain.

Most Prominent- garments with a strong message on sustainable and ethical issues

Most prominent are a fashion brand who use eye catching motifs to continue and start conversations around sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry. With an aim to steer consumers away from fast fashion, they make everyday wear using natural and organic fabric, and work directly with other manufacturers to strive for a completely transparent production line.

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Selva Negra - Ethical clothing inspired by personal identity and Latina heritage

Selva Negra have ethics at the forefront of their business, making conscious efforts everywhere they can to support national and international non-profit organisations, as well as ensuring that they’re own supply chain is fair and sustainable too. They’re increasing efforts to made the company more eco-conscious through their packaging and use of waste materials.  

Ottowin - footwear and outerwear designed and made in Bristol

Ottowin create products that last, using durable leather and craftsmanship. Their colourful items are made in limited quantities, but focus on an anti-trend design, meaning they can be loved and worn for years to come.

NU Swim -Swimwear driven by sustainability

Based in New York, NU Swim are on a mission to create simple, staple swimwear and lifestyle items by prioritising fit and construction, They use regenerative and organic materials to create a product that is or can be recycled, as well as reducing their omissions during production and sending our orders with minimal packaging.

Serpent & Bow - Underwear and accessories handmade using natural materials and traditional techniques

Made using natural fabrics with botanical and indigo dyes and beeswax, Serpent & Bow, founded and designed by Rachel Blodgett creates unique, highly decorative products inspired by the body and soul.