Sustainable fashion has been the new wave of the fashion industry, which is for the good as many fashion brands have stared to realise how fast fashion can have a long lasting damaging impact not only on the environment, but also the textile workers. We have listed below, the sustainable fashion designers that are changing fashion industry by implementing ethical procedures from the prototype till the very end of the manufacturing process. It is worth investing in sustainable brands as not only will you feel less guilty but you will also be making.a positive impact on the environment.
2. ALL BLUES, Fredrik Nathorst and Jacob Skragge
Utilising innovative technology, the Stockhlam based label founded by two friends Fredrik Nathorst and Jacob Skragge in 2010 , uses 3D scanning technology to create a prototype for their sleek and modern jewellery. This enables them to reduce waste during the production process. All materials are ethically and locally sourced and handcrafted by expert artisans at a third-generation goldsmith outside Stockholm from recycled sterling silver and 18-karat gold vermeil. With sustainability being the core ethos of the brand, and the intention of All Blues is to create luxury jewellery that is available for environmentally consumers.
3. LAUREN MANOOGIAN
One of the most effective way to staying sustainable is having.a timeless piece wardrobe. wardrobe staples that are versailtle can be worn many times and be easily styled. Timeless pieces will always be in style as well as lasting for a few years this will leave less carbon footprint. This ethos is essential to Lauren Manoogian. The Brookln based label was launched for those women who are conscious about the environment and want to implement minimalism into their style. With the intention of essentialism of clothes to be long lasting. To achieve long lasting clothing Manoogian works with small wool producers and manufacturers from Peru.
4. LUTZ MORRIS, Tina Lutz
German – born designer Tina Lutz founder launched the label Lutz Morris to go against the fast fashion industry, with her audience being primarily environmentally fashion conscious women. Tina focuses on creating items that are high quality so they would be long-lasting. Each bag is handcrafted in Germany by businesses over centuries old, and each of them are crafted by the closet factories in order reduce the shipping distance and carbon footprint. Moreover, the brand also gives a small donation to EveryMotherCounts.org from their bag profits, The non-profit organisation’s goal is to make pregnancy and childbirth for mothers globally.
5. STORY MFG, Katy and Saeed Al - Rubeyi
Married couple Katy and Saeed Al – Rubeyi launched Story MFG to offer clothing that are environmentally friendly. Natural dyes are the root of their dye collections. The dyeing process is done in a re-planted forest to reduce carbon footprint, the reimaing waste is then used to fertilise the garden and organic materials are used. To achieve their sustainable clothing goal, the techniques and procedures to create the products are used from vintage workwear and military to ensure the clothing are durable.