04 Oct 10 Brands Full of Cozy Sustainable Sweaters to Check Out
Sweater weather time! Get ready, this list is full of brands that are perfect for that fall weather. Make yourself some chai tea, enjoy the fall foliage and curl up in one of these sustainably made/ethically sourced sweaters (jumpers if you’re British). These brands range from luxury to affordable and have styles from modern to minimalist! In conclusion, definitely a sweater for everyone.
Playful, yet timeless. Above all, these knitwear designs are made to make you feel good. (About yourself and the brand.) They source within the E.U. for their eco-friendly fabrics. Plus, they offset their carbon emissions!
East meets west in these comfy sweaters. They are produced in limited quantities. Additionally, the embellishments are handmade with traditional techniques. Lots of time and work goes into each sweater. For instance, one can take up to 15 hours to craft.
Aiayu has 100% organic production. Which means, they source their llama wool in Bolivia. After that, they work with their craftsmen to preserve the traditional techniques of the trade. Plus, they only use WRAP-certified factories.
Above all, knitwear brand Ryan Roche is committed to responsible fashion. Ryan strives to leave as little as possible using sustainable low impact production methods in her knitwear. For example she uses natural organic fabrics. Plus, she works with a female cooperative in Nepal to produce the majority of her collections.
Hawick, Scotland is basically the capital of traditional Scottish knitting. Therefore, when looking for a place to set up shop it could only be Hawick. Queene and Belle employ specialist artisans there to produce their knitwear with the traditional techniques they are known for. Overall, the supply chain used is predominantly local, the yarn used is from Scottish spinners.
Handmade in a family run factory in Nepal. They still employ traditional artisanal techniques like hand knitting, dyeing, and weaving. The designs are super fun and definitely don’t follow the thinking that natural means boring or scratchy. Therefore, if your looking for ethical, comfy and colorful this is the brand for you.
These sweaters are vegan! The yarns are plant-based- cotton, linen, and bamboo and the dyes are all plant-based. The suppliers are in Italy and Canada and they are as eco-friendly in their practices as Lalla is in production. Lalla Wandavi is handknitted in England. Above all, Lalla is proud of the brands ethics and zero waste sourcing and production.
Based in London and manufactured within the E.U. First, the sustainable sweaters are Scandinavian in style, but have cute and quirky accents. Furthermore, the fabrics you’ll find are all organic. For instance, they source GOTS certified cotton and Italian merino wool.
The perfect statement making sweater. Effortless shapes with bright colors are her signature. Plus, the production is ethical. The brand produces in the U.K. with a family run operation behind the manufacturing.
Based in Berlin, this sustainable brand has been around since 2008. The sweaters are perfect for your inner minimalist. In addition to producing with GOTS certified cotton and they also partner with small-scale production operations..