To start off the work series, I’ve created five sustainable outfits that are classic, with lots of breathable fabrics, and will hopefully work for multiple dress codes. The color palette I’ve used is mostly neutrals because they apply across the board. The idea is to bring out classic pieces that will keep you cool and comfortable.
Made with rhodium plated over fine brass in a transparent and ethical factory in Dongguan, China.
Made in the U.S. with small-scale production. Check out my interview with their creative director here.
Made with sustainable and ethical production in Portugal.
The bag is vegetable tanned leather and the process is artisan made with ancient techniques from the Bai, an ethnic group in Southern China.
Made with fair trade certified organic cotton.
Crafted ethically in NYC.
Same bag as above!
Made ethically in a factory in Brescia, Italy.
Crafted from durable zyl acetate, a lightweight, eco-conscious material which originates from renewable fibers – and each pair is housed in a handmade, vegetable-tanned leather case.
Made with recycled silver and ethical practices.
Aletheia & Phos guarantees within its supply chain, respect for standards of social and environmental responsibility in line with our sustainability strategy. The gold, silver, and stones used in the jewelry are certified by the Responsible Jewelry Council.
Designed in France with local French leather. Kintu New York partners with dying crafts communities to produce their bags.
Zero + Maria Cornejo is largely produced (70%) in the heart of New York City’s Garment District Dedicated to fostering a company ethos that is just as committed to its social impact as its environmental. Zero uses ecological and sustainable fabrics wherever possible and, as a company owned and run by women, the team continuously looks to develop special collaborations with women artisans around the world.
Same production as above!
The fabric is cotton and the production is done through artisan initiatives.
It’s acetate with a sustainable wood inlay.
Made ethically in Italy with wool and viscose and an eco-friendly mentality.
The leather is dyed naturally with vegetable tanning, an old world artisanal method which is chromium-free and does not process any harmful chemicals. This fair trade practice takes advantage of the tannic acids naturally found in barks, branches, leaves and some fruit, creating a more natural and organic look.
Made sustainably in a factory in Budapest.
Made from entirely vegan materials, including faux leather look uppers and synthetic glues.
Made with vegan materials and produced ethically.
Handmade by craftsmen that have strict fair trade sandals.
Made sustainably with orange fiber lining and cork.
Made ethically in Dongguan, China.
Made to order after purchase to reduce waste.
Made with ethical practices in Montopoli in Val D’Arno, Italy.
Made with sustainable wood arms and acetate.