9 Summer Sustainable Outfits Full of Ethical Fruity Accessories

I’ve always been of the belief that summer is a happy time, full of fun times and a great way to regenerate that happy mindset. It’s also a great time to start bringing out some inner kookiness and some inner creativity. I think that’s why I’ve fallen in love with bags (purses, clutches, totes) that look like fruit, and have fruit on them. I’ve included watermelon, lemon, cherries, grapefruit, and pineapples!¬†Below are 9 sustainable outfits full of the best ethical artisan fruit creations.

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The Coffee Jacket jacket

This jacket is an amazing example of upcycling! Every jacket is unique and made from a used coffee bag that has carried coffee all over the world.

Carla Colour Sunglasses

All Carla’s sunglasses are made with sustainable zyl acetate that is derived from cotton pulp. Look out for some of her other styles below!

Fabio Rusconi heels

Fabio’s shoes are made in Italy using ethically and environmentally sound manufacturing practices.

Aranaz pineapple bag

Aranaz is a testament to Filipino craftsmanship. Everything is meticulously handcrafted, bringing together traditional Manila materials with modern design.

A Peace Treaty jumpsuit

A Peace Treaty is a brand inspired by the hand-crafting culture around the world. Every season, A Peacy Treaty travels to a particular region and seeks out local village artisans. They then resuscitates ancient handmade textile and metalsmithing techniques that are at risk of extinction.

Monica Vinader Earrings

The earrings are amazonite that is found in Brazil, Canada and Russia. The jewelry is handcrafted and the stones are all ethically sourced.

Tracy Watts Hat

Handmade in her studio in Brooklyn using green and ethical business practices.

Pitusa Pineapple Bag

Pitusa predominantly employs women-owned ateliers, in Peru, Bali and India who have ethical and fair trade working conditions. The pineapple was made in Peru!

Shwood Sunglasses

Made in the U.S. with cellulose acetate and sustainably sourced wood. There are several other pairs throughout this series!

Fabio Rusconi flats

Gioia Bini Dress

All of Gioia’s dresses are crafted ethically in Florence, Italy.

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Nisolo Sandals

Handmade in Peru with locally sourced vegetable tanned leather.

Kayu Watermelon Clutch

Handmade ethically in Bali with locally sourced materials and sustainable practices. (Check out the lemon below!)

Mara Hoffman Top

Made with responsible manufacturing processes and organic linen.

Stella McCartney shorts

Made with ethically sourced fabrics in Italy.

Proof Eyewear

Made with sustainably sourced wood frames.

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Prabal Gurung Dress

Prabal manufactures his clothing ethically in NYC to show the value of the community and the importance of local production.

Sensi Studio Apple Bag and Hat

The hat and bag are both handcrafted ethically in Ecuador with toquilla straw.

Gabriela Hearst sandals

The sandals are made from repurposed stock fabric and crafted in Italy.

Lily Flo bracelet

Handmade with recycled gold.

Earth Wood Sunglasses

Made with sustainably sourced wood.

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Carla Colour Sunglasses

Toms flats

Made with sustainable vegan materials in China and Ethiopia. Toms donates a portion of every pair sold to children who need shoes.

Kayu lemon Clutch

Maharishi pants

Made with natural, eco friendly silk and manufactured in the U.K.

Michael Stars top

Made ethically with Pima cotton sourced in the U.S.

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John Hardy earrings and bracelet

All John Hardy jewelry has been handcrafted ethically in Bali. Each purchase from the bamboo collection helps regrow local Bali fauna.

From St. Xavier banana clutch

All of their accessories are ethically made by a team of Indian artisans.

Seeker Jumpsuit

Made with organic hemp.

Matt & Nat sunglasses

Designed in Vancouver and made with eco friendly materials like recycled plastic.

Birkenstock sandals

Crafted with eco-friendly cork!

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Stella Pardo mules

Stella’s designs are made with centuries-old, traditional Peruvian techniques that ensure each item is truly one-of-a-kind. Everything is ethically sourced and handmade by artisans in Peru

Shwood Sunglasses

Sanayi313 cherry clutch

Handcrafted by artisans all over the world.

Stella McCartney Skirt

Stella has become known for her commitment to animal welfare, ethical fashion and sustainability, expect organic and recycled fabrics. This skirt is made with natural silk.

Chopard Ice Cube Collection bracelet

Designed in Italy from 18kt rose gold that is ethical-certified “fairmined.”

Anita Ko studs

Made by artisans in Anita’s studio in L.A., she only uses ethically sourced stones and the finest metals.

Urban Gilt top

Ethically manufactured in Bangladesh with a fabric combination of organic cotton and modal.

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Coclico sandals

Made with vegetable tanned leather in a sustainable production facility in Portugal.

Cara Colour Sunglasses

Baggu Grapefruit bag

Made from nylon the bags are designed to reduce waste and are made from one continuous piece of material.

Mata Traders Earrings

Mata Traders works to empower the women who create their products my partnering with female artisan groups in Nepal, and India.

Antik Batik Skirt

Made ethically by artisans in India.

Astrologie CA top

Made in L.A. with ethically sourced materials.

Neola Bangle

Made by artisan craftsmen using the strictest ethical and fair trade standards.

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Stella McCartney Dress

Made ethically in Italy with Stella’s commitment to veganism and sustainability. The fabric is a mix of eco-friendly viscose, acetate, and spandex.

Toms sandals

Carla Colour Sunglasses

 

Mar y Sol Bag

Crafted ethically from straw, Mar y Sol works to empower female artisans with their brand.

Yosuzi Hat