For the ethical and sustainable shopper festivals can be a minefield. From appropriation to waste, festivals are fun but can be super destructive. That starts with your clothing. It’s fun to dress up. But do so with pieces you’ll love for a long time and re-wear. I’ve partners with Vanesa Vinhas to come up with 5 different Coachella appropriate looks that have pieces you’ll love for a long time.
Vanesa Vinhas Kaftan– Made by a small firm in Portugal who employs ethically using organic cotton.
Nanushka Belt– Made using vegan leather.
Melissa Joy Manning Necklace– Handcrafted in Melissa’s eco refinery.
Wear Panda Sunglasses– Handcrafted from sustainable bamboo.
Behno Bag– Ethically handcrafted in India.
Albus Lumen X Ryan Storer Bracelet– Handcrafted in Australia.
Huma Blanco Boots– Handmade in the founders family workshop in Peru. Using locally sourced materials.
Nick Fouquet Hat– Sustainably harvested. This means no beavers are harmed in making this hat. The beavers are brushed and naturally shed their coats.
Ninety Percent Top– Made sustainably in London.
Wear Panda– Made with certified sustainable bamboo.
Lola Hats– Handmade in the U.S. from woven raffia.
Stella McCartney Shorts– Made with organic cotton.
Neola Earrings– Made following strict ethical standards.
Theory Sandals– Made with leather from a tannery that produces no environmental waste.
Ninety Percent Bodysuit– Made using tencel.
Farylrobin Boots– Made with vegan leather.
Janessa Leone Hat– Made ethically in Italy.
Proof Sunglasses– Made from recycled plastic.
Kayu Bag– Handmade by local artisans in Bali using indigenous techniques and locally sourced materials.
Michael Stars Kaftan– Made ethically in LA.
Laidback London Sandals– Made by Kenyan artisans using locally sourced leather.
Anaak Top– Made by fair trade artisans in India.
Wear Panda– Every pair sold donates a pair to Gift of Vision.
Re/Done Shorts– Made using old Levi’s.
Ulla Johnson Bag– Handcrafted by ethically employed artisans using natural wood and raffia.
Issey Miyake Beret– Handcrafted in Japan.
Re/Done Shorts– Made with sustainable manufacturing and upcycled denim.
No. 13 Necklace– Made with sustainably sourced reindeer horn and recycled silver.
Deepa Gurnani– Made by artisans in India using embroidery techniques.
Germanier– Made with upcycled resin beads.
Indego Africa– Handcrafted by artisan women in Ghana and Rwanda over the course of two to three days.
Stella McCartney– Made in Italy from sustainable bio acetate.
Lily Flo Bracelet– Made with ethical sourcing and sustainable production.
Beek– Ethically made by artisans in Mexico.