Sustainability is becoming one of the biggest talking points in the fashion industry with more and more customers researching a brand before making a purchase. Finding a brand that is sustainable and ethical can sometimes be a struggle. To help you out, we’ve rounded up our favourite high street and high end sustainable brands that we think you will love.
Levi’s jeans are well known for being good quality denim pieces that are always going to be in style. The brand has made strong commitments to producing denim sustainably, one way it is doing this is reducing its water usage when manufacturing a pair of jeans. Levi’s is continuing its journey to be more sustainable in 2020 by aiming to make 80% of its products using the Water<Less™ technique and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 25%.
The New-York based brand is a global leader in denim innovation, with a passion for creating denim in the most sustainable way possible. The average pair of jeans uses approximately 1500 gallons of water, an average pair of DL jeans uses just 8 gallons. DL’s modern water recycling system also reintroduces 98% of the water used back into municipal drains.
Fair Trade fashion brand People Tree’s mission is to make every product to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The stylish pieces are made using organic cotton, TENCEL™ Lyocell, responsible wool and artisan skills like hand weaving, hand knitting, hand embroidery and hand block printing.
Luxury fashion brand Isabelle Fox has a collection of high quality clothing that’s stylish, well-made and won’t put a huge dent in your bank account. Each garment is made 100% ethically in the UK to support the British fashion industry. Customers can buy from Isabelle Fox directly through the website.
Branding itself as ‘Fair Fashion’ rather than ‘Fast Fashion’, ArmedAngels has ethical and sustainable values right at its core. Each piece of clothing is created using organic materials and work with organisations like Fairtrade and Fair Wear Foundation to ensure that every worker receives fair conditions in their place of work.
A committed modern and responsible business, Stella McCartney creates luxurious products sustainably. The brand is vegetarian, as they refuse to use leather or furs in any of the products. By sticking to its ethical value, Stella McCartney is able to create clothing that’s beautiful and doesn’t have a huge impact on the environment. They are constantly striving to improve and experiment with new innovative materials.