My Ethical Fashion Lust List… September 2018
Highly jealous of Inspired by all the discount codes for People Tree I’ve been giving out recently, I decided to write my own September edit – the ultimate early autumn, ethical fashion pieces that I would run out and buy faster than you can say ‘Don’t Take Out Another Loan I’ve Just Paid Off The Other One!!!’, or words to that effect. Welcome to Ethical Girl London’s glittering yet inexpensive world of luxury ethical window-shopping.
Crafted from 100% Cotton and Fair Trade Sewn
Hand Embroidered & Fair Trade – by People Tree
Hand-crafted by a group of artisans in Los Angeles
Also available in: Conch (pink), Sloe/Ruby (black/red), Heliotrope (purple)
Matt&Nat – made from vegan leather and 100% recycled nylon lining
Unisex, vegetarian trainers with Eco Microfibre, Climatex Mesh and locally sourced cork – £119.00
“Made by Bombolulu, a Fair Trade social business in Kenya that creates beautiful hand made jewellery. Bombolulu provides opportunities for people who have physical disabilities”.
Ronald Van Der Kemp crafts ethically-made demi-couture pieces from vintage and end-of-line luxury fabrics.
Frilly by Lily hand-crafts all jewellery in their London studio using recycled and ethically-sourced metals.
AMUR = A Mindful Use of Resources
“All materials are sourced with an eye toward environmental good, whether organic and natural fabrics, reclaimed fibers that conserve material resources or trims made by artisan collectives in the developing world”.
A vegan shoe brand, ethically made in Portugal using traditional techniques, leather alternatives and “progressive material innovations… such as non-PVC polyurethane microfibre”.
Made from recycled nylon by Swedish Stockings, the only ethical hosiery company in the world – £16.00
Ethically-made, sweatshop and cruelty-free vegan bags. The branding is made from recycled metals and the lining is up-cycled cotton or recycled plastic bottles.
“The V-10 model made out of ecological and sustainable materials stands for 10 years of love”.
The insole is made out of expanded P.U. and organic cotton and the sole is wild rubber from the Amazon forest. Crafted in Brazil, in the region of Porto Alegre.
MUD make jeans from old denim with eco-friendly methods. Their factories recycle 95% of the water used in production through reverse osmosis.
Reclaim Mallorca are a sustainable bag company crafting unique bags and clutches from surplus luxury interiors fabrics.
Their leather also comes from surplus equipment at a horse racing stables in Ireland.
The Orient bags are beautiful.
From sustainable hosiery company Swedish Stockings
100% Vegan Textured Eco Polyurethane
Recycled Plastic Bottles Lining
Recycled metal hardware with 18K Gold plating
Made with love in South Korea
House of Correia produce one-of-a-kind sunglasses upcycled from vintage finds around the world.
$498.00 by AMUR Official
$179 By AMUR Official
Made from recycled polyester by ethical lingerie company Under Protection – they even make silk from the disused milk produced by dairy farms!
Read more about it here.
Hand-crafted in London
Made from: 54% viscose derived from bamboo, 22% certified organic cotton, 22% recycled polyester & 2% elastane
Vegan boots, made in Portugal by independent sustainable footwear brand Bourgeois Boheme
You can read more about their sustainability ethics here.
Fair trade and handwoven. likemary scarves are made using traditional handloom techniques by weavers of a cooperative society that came together in 1944 to keep the handloom industry alive.
In Love&Light FS XOX