If I Was A Rich Girl: What I Would Buy If I Could / The September Edit

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.

Hera Cotton Beach Dress by People Tree – £55.00 

Crafted from 100% Cotton and Fair Trade Sewn 

People Tree Smock Top With Embroidery – £39.00

Hand Embroidered & Fair Trade – by People Tree

RAFA Sock Boot in SOL – $400.00

Hand-crafted by a group of artisans in Los Angeles 

Also available in: Conch (pink), Sloe/Ruby (black/red), Heliotrope (purple)

Antonia Rib Jumper in Navy – £79.00
Fair Trade & 100% Organic Cotton – by People Tree

Asha Sunglasses in Sunflower Tortoisehell – £70.00

Pala donate a pair of eyeglasses to a patient in need of eyecare for every pair of sunglasses sold – read more about it here

Vera Wallet in Chilli – £52.00

Matt&Nat – made from vegan leather and 100% recycled nylon lining

Lillian Culottes – £35.00

100% organic cotton & Fair Trade – by People Tree

PACE Trainers in Earth – by PO-ZU

Unisex, vegetarian trainers with Eco Microfibre, Climatex Mesh and locally sourced cork – £119.00

ArmedAngels Alida Vichy Skort

Organic Cotton & Thoughtfully Made In Turkey

Found on The Keep – £48.00

Ring & Bar Earrings in Brass

“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”.

£18.00 – via People Tree

Ronald Van Der Kemp Silk Single Breasted Blazer 

Ronald Van Der Kemp crafts ethically-made demi-couture pieces from vintage and end-of-line luxury fabrics.

£1,990 – Found on Farfetch.com


Gold Feather Ring 9ct : Take Flight

Frilly by Lily hand-crafts all jewellery in their London studio using recycled and ethically-sourced metals.

£452 – Frilly by Lily

Erica Gown – by Amur

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”.

Found here: $598


By Bourgeois Boheme

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

CHER by Gunas New York 

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.


Skinny Hazen Jeans / Dip Dry 

MUD make jeans from old denim with eco-friendly methods. Their factories recycle 95% of the water used in production through reverse osmosis.

€119.00 from MUD Jeans


Reclaim Mallorca Petra Clutch – 240,00 €

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

These also come in black 

HERMIT by Gunas New York

100% Vegan Textured Eco Polyurethane
Recycled Plastic Bottles Lining
Recycled metal hardware with 18K Gold plating

Made with love in South Korea

KWEEN CLEO – $124.00

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

Kira and Lima Black Bralette and Panties Sets – Individually Priced

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.


9ct Rose Gold Ring : Bobble & Twinkle

Hand-crafted in London

£396 from Frilly by Lily

Cottage Print Breathable Bamboo Socks – River Blue – £5.95 

Made from: 54% viscose derived from bamboo, 22% certified organic cotton, 22% recycled polyester & 2% elastane

By Thought Clothing

MAYA BLACK – £225.00

Vegan boots, made in Portugal by independent sustainable footwear brand Bourgeois Boheme 

ALEX GOWN – $698

By AMUR Official

You can read more about their sustainability ethics here.

Sparkle in a Scarf Black & Gold 75 x 200 cm

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.

£50.00 from likemary

In Love&Light FS XOX

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