Jajamän: Sustainable backpacks made from cork and recycled materials

Swedish fashion brand Jajamän began life as a swatch on the wall, now the cork is being carried around as backpacks. Jajamän creates sustainable bags made from cork, which is natural and biodegradable. Cork is a sustainable and durable material that grows on trees. The simple and timeless design of Jajamän backpacks is inspired by Scandinavian heritage for everyday use. A year-long search for an … Continue reading Jajamän: Sustainable backpacks made from cork and recycled materials

ArmedAngels: The “Robin Hood” of the fashion industry emphasising eco and fair timeless clothing

ArmedAngels is a Germany-based fashion label that is injecting everyday chic into sustainable fashion, creating timeless pieces that work in-sync with conscious consumers wanting to create a capsule wardrobe. The sustainable fashion brand, which specialises in womenswear and menswear that is both “eco and fair”, creates functional and timeless fashion in sustainable fabrics such as organic cotton, organic linen, organic wool, recycled polyester, Lenzing Modal® … Continue reading ArmedAngels: The “Robin Hood” of the fashion industry emphasising eco and fair timeless clothing

Kate Hudson’s new fashion label HappyxNature champions sustainable materials

Actress Kate Hudson is channelling her boho chic vibes into her latest venture – HappyxNature, a sustainable fashion collection. HappyxNature champions sustainable materials throughout its collection – from jeans made from crushed recycled plastic bottles, and dresses and tops made in cotton voiles, laundered cottons and cotton flax that are mixed with organic and recycled fabrics. The HappyxNature collection features wrap-front jumpsuits, linen tees, palazzo … Continue reading Kate Hudson’s new fashion label HappyxNature champions sustainable materials

Give your wardrobe a spring injection with Rakha’s statement sustainable pieces

If your wardrobe’s in need of a spring injection, sustainable fashion brand Rakha has some simple yet gorgeous skirts, tops and dresses to add some flounce to your get-up. From the oversized kimono style Hailey dress, the chic and classic balloon-shaped midi dress Bella, to the Dotty Envelope skirt with its polka dot print and shell buttons, Rakha’s womenswear spring/summer collection features statement pieces that … Continue reading Give your wardrobe a spring injection with Rakha’s statement sustainable pieces

BACK Label: Made in Italy “wellness wear” championing eco-friendly milk protein fabric

Italian fashion label BACK Label is taking clothing back to its origins – 100% naturally sourced textiles sewn by tailors in Italy – while experimenting with next generation fabrics including milk protein textile. The brand creates luxury “wellness wear” – think functional basics such as kaftans, scoop back dresses, ribbed pullovers for women, and shorts, drawstring pants and hoodies for men – under the categories of lounge … Continue reading BACK Label: Made in Italy “wellness wear” championing eco-friendly milk protein fabric

PANGAIA: Collective of scientists, technologists and designers create sustainable fashion essentials

PANGAIA – a global collective of scientists, technologists, and designers have come together to create a sustainable wardrobe made from renewable and alternative resources, bio and lab grown materials. The new business, which launched late last year with the aim of “designing a better future”, has created a core PANGAIA collection of functional basic designed to be lived in and for all aspects of life. … Continue reading PANGAIA: Collective of scientists, technologists and designers create sustainable fashion essentials

Designers changing the face of Fashion: Ken Samudio

Philippines-born designer Ken Samudio is using his background in marine diversity to create coral reef-inspired accessories made from sustainable materials. Ken Samudio’s beautiful designs incorporate a mix of upcycled beads made from plastic water bottles, recycled sea glass and other sustainable materials indigenous to the Philippines.   The biologist-turned-accessories designer has created both a sustainable label and a socially conscious business in his home country. … Continue reading Designers changing the face of Fashion: Ken Samudio

Community Clothing: Bringing quality fashion back to the UK and building community

If you live in the UK and want to find clothes made from natural fibres and that are manufactured on home turf, it is by no means an easy task. Fortunately, Community Clothing is addressing that issue and is bringing quality fashion back to the UK quite literally. Founded by British Fashion Designer Patrick Grant, Community Clothing is a social enterprise with a simple mission … Continue reading Community Clothing: Bringing quality fashion back to the UK and building community

Avoid the Black Friday frenzy and head for LDC’s Anti-Black Friday Concept Store

If you want to escape the Black Friday frenzy today, run the opposite direction and head for Lone Design Club’s Anti-Black Friday Concept Store, which supports slow fashion and brands specialising in sustainable design. The LDC pop-up store, which runs until 25 November, features slow fashion and lifestyle brands making a difference with their impactful design and non-impactful sustainable processes. As well as showcasing sustainable brands, … Continue reading Avoid the Black Friday frenzy and head for LDC’s Anti-Black Friday Concept Store

Know The Origin making sustainable fashion attainable to all at its Old Street pop-up store

Fashion brand Know The Origin are introducing commuters, passers by and shoppers to sustainable fashion at their pop-up store at Old Street Station in East London. The pop-up store showcases 30 womenswear and menswear labels with a focus on style, transparency and ethics. The sustainable fashion labels stocked at the store include A.BCH, Good Studios, HARA the Label, Project Pico and Starlong Project, among others. For each brand … Continue reading Know The Origin making sustainable fashion attainable to all at its Old Street pop-up store