G-Star Raw – Sustainable Denim

  G-Star Raw is a denim brand from Amsterdam, The Netherlands, that has made its mission to become sustainable in every field of their production. That includes the materials they're sourcing, dyes, production methods, waste, and safe and fair working conditions in their factories. G-Star is focused on the innovation of denim. When they design,... Continue Reading →

Baserange

    Baserange is underpinned by a strong belief that sustainable products should not be a luxury. This philosophy has led to the affordable pricing of the label. Founded in 2012, Baserange is a line of modern basics with an emphasis on clean lines and easy silhouettes. Baserange believes that a commitment to clean production... Continue Reading →

AG Jeans – Godfather of Denim

  AG Jeans (Adriano Goldschmied) was launched in 2000 by Yul Ku, a pioneer in the denim industry. While their DNA is rooted in denim, AG's evolution from an exclusively premium denim brand to a contemporary lifestyle brand began in 2008 when Samuel Ku, son of Yul Ku, took over as the brand's Creative Director.... Continue Reading →

Amour Vert – Green Love

Founded in 2010, Amour Vert is a fast-growing eco-friendly apparel brand. Above all, Amour Vert means ‘Green Love’ in French, and they work every day to create a healthier planet for future generations. Their brand focuses on sustainable fashion for women and produces clothing locally, in small batches, using organic and sustainable materials. The San... Continue Reading →

The True Cost of Conventional Cotton

  Kate Ball-Young, former sourcing manager of Joe Fresh: “Does it bother me that people are working in a factory, making clothes for Americans and Europeans? No. I mean they are doing a job. There is nothing inherently dangerous with sewing clothes. So we are kind of starting out with a relatively safe industry. It’s... Continue Reading →

Pros and Cons of Organic Cotton

By Audrey Stanton You may know by now that cotton is not good for people or the planet. There are a lot of toxic chemicals used in growing conventional cotton, as well as a lot of water waste. Sustainable fashion brands started using organic cotton as an alternative and the fabric is now very popular.... Continue Reading →

KAYU – Connecting East and West

KAYU is an accessories brand based in California, though very much inspired by South East Asia. Women in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia weave the unique handbags inspired by the traditional craftsmanship of these countries. KAYU commits to paying its artisans a fair living wage. This includes new immigrants to the San Francisco Bay Area,... Continue Reading →

Talking to Agathe Bodineau, Creator of L.L.Y. Atelier

By Audrey Stanton A few weeks ago we showcased the brand L.L.Y. Atelier and its nature-inspired jewellery pieces. This week we caught up with designer and founder Agathe Bodineau. We’re grateful for the time she took to answer our questions and tell us her unique story! Over email, she was able to share with us... Continue Reading →

Cesta Collective – Artisan Inspired Creations

By Audrey Stanton Cesta Collective is an artisanal bag company made in Rwanda and designed in New York City. Courtney Weinblatt Fasciano and Erin Ryder are both fashion veterans who came together to create a brand with a purpose. The duo focused on the trendy basket-style handbag and set out to find female weavers. Soon... Continue Reading →

Peony – Aligning with Nature

By Audrey Stanton Peony is a luxury swimwear company based in Australia. Although founded in 2012, the brand began its journey towards sustainability in 2017. Since then, the #peonyhouse has been working towards bridging the gap between luxury fashion and sustainable fashion. Founder Rebecca Morton and her family run the business with a passion for... Continue Reading →

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