We're Lusting After - 5 Responsible clothing brands you need to know about
During this period of lockdown we have found ourselves endlessly scrolling online shops. There are many brands, new and established, striving to be more sustainable and transparent, it is a slow change in the industry which we are overjoyed about! It is so difficult to choose but these are some of our favourite responsible brands.
Independent label based in East London, Ren London make clothing with a slow and considered approach. Their pieces are light and airy with an Earthy feel. Designed in small collections, made locally and crafted using carefully sourced natural fabrics.
Ninety Percent are a sustainable label based out of Camden in London. Lockdown necessity laid back lounge wear and essential everyday pieces with a twist! They are trying to approach the fashion industry in an unusual way, they share 90% of distributable profits between the people that make the collections happen and five charitable causes, you can even join in and get involved by selecting which cause you’d like to support with your Ninety Percent purchase.
COSSAC promotes the minimalistic concept of capsule wardrobes and offers a curated selection of contemporary threads and redefined basics with an edge. Sustainably designed and ethically produced, each garment is intended to be seasonless, with the aim of minimising wastefulness and maximising usefulness.
Since their launch,British brand Beaumont Organic have been working to pave the way for fashion to have a more sustainable future. They work exclusively with factories in the EU which pay fair wages and provide good working conditions for their staff. From the farm where the raw materials are grown, to the factory that cut and stitched the garment They work to bring full traceability to the forefront of the brand.
Suite 13 want to make organic fashion more accessable. With their casual and easy to wear pieces it is easy to incorporate comfortable and sustainable clothing into your wardrobe. It doesn’t follow the trends and is always searching for original styles, as well as fair fabrics. Suite 13 is produced in Barcelona, giving priority to sustainability and respect for both people and our planet.
Nadinoo make down to Earth clothing that offer simplicity, comfort, function and versatility at the core of their design. Each piece is made to order in their shop in Rutland, England. Made with natural cloth, they take pride in every part of the production process to ensure you end up with a truly functional garment to take you through all the stages of womanhood, that you reach for time and time again.
There are so many more responsible brands worth supporting out there. We will continue to shine a light on them monthly as part of our Conscious Conversation.