11 Sustainable Fashion Brands for Fall
As consumers, we often forget how damaging our actions can be for the planet. The fashion industry especially, employs processes and materials that endanger Mother Nature. Alone, they account for 10% of all humanity’s carbon emissions, and are the second largest consumer of water resources. For instance, fast-fashion, the process of continuously producing at an extremely rapid paste to align with the newest trends, is extremely detrimental to the environment and unfortunately increasingly popular. Thankfully, you have the power to make an impact on the fashion industry. Today, hundreds of brands actively seek to adopt more eco-conscious practices, whether in terms of production systems or materials used. Purchasing from the following brands allows you to combat the unsustainable methods of the mainstream fashion industry, and most of all help our planet.We have chosen these brands based on their ethical fabrication processes, their use of sustainable materials and their overall commitment to Mother Nature. If you are looking to be stylish and eco-conscious, you have come to the right place: read on!
Pact creates minimalistic and comfortable clothing for women, men and kids! They offer a wide range of products, including their famous Fair Trade certified underwear collection, as well as bedding and bath!
Pact is committed to using organic cotton, leading them to obtain the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certification! Furthermore, Pact has set up the ‘Give Back Box’ project which lets you donate your old clothes to selected charities by simply shipping them in the same package from your Pact order. What an amazing brand!!
We love Alternative Apparel because they are dedicated to one goal: finding sustainable, alternative materials for their clothes. Their male and female apparels are made of recycled or organic cotton as well as hemp-blend fibers: a great way to stay fashionable and eco-conscious!
Check out their new cotton face masks, a great sustainable alternative to disposable ones!
TenTree is definitely one of our favorites! This leader in organic clothes has adopted a similar concept to our own: they plant 10 trees for each purchase made.
Their apparel collection includes soft t-shirts, jumpers and bottoms for men and women, as well as a wide range of accessoires. Special shoutout to their super cute socks, which are made from recycled water bottles!
Whimsy and Row
Whimsy and Row really stand out for their commitment to zero-waste fashion! They recycle every bit of fabric that cannot be used for their apparel collection, and make smaller items out of these. Check out their cute bandanas for example!
Furthermore, they keep their production local in the US to ensure workers rights are respected throughout the process, and only use recycled water for their clothes fabrication! Amazing commitments!
Kotn’s stunning male and female apparel collections exclude all unnatural or unsustainable materials! It is made from authentic Egyptian cotton, exclusively grown by Egyptian families along the river Nile.
Furthermore, Kotn is committed to the wellbeing of its workers, and fair labour practices. They engage in projects such as the construction and maintenance of schools in the areas where they operate! An exceptionally humane brand!!
The sustainable socks collection from Thought are definitely a favorite of ours! Each pair is created from sustainable, natural materials, including bamboo, organic cotton and wool. They also boast super cute designs and come in all sizes, from no-show to knee!
Furthermore, your pair will come in an artistic box, which is designed to be reused to store little objects such as buttons!
Not only does Rapanui use sustainable materials, such as 100% recycled cotton, for their apparel collection, they are actively engaged in the fight against fast-fashion. Indeed, their factory on the Isle of White only produces clothes once they have been ordered, therefore limiting wasteful stocks.
Check out their new collab’ with BBC Earth, which celebrates love for Mother Nature through beautiful designs!
Since 2008, Beaumont has led the way towards a more sustainable fashion world. They work with organic cotton and wool, whilst ensuring they never waste fabric by creating original pieces with leftover scraps.
Their fabulous women collection is colourful and organic, making it one of our go-to sustainable brands! Check out their baby collection, for some of the cutest and most environmentally-friendly pieces for your little ones!
NationLTD is a zero waste fashion brand that aims to work with local factories who have a minimal environmental footprint.
Cultivator of the iconic Chico’s®, White House Black Market® and Soma® brands, Chico’s FAS, Inc. is committed to building a better world by actively taking steps to expand its sustainability initiatives throughout its supply chain, stores, Global Distribution Center and at the Chico’s FAS headquarters.
We could not write a blog post on sustainable fashion brands without mentioning our very own apparel collection!At ForestNation we have carefully thought about every step of our fabrication process to ensure we are completely respectful of the environment. Our partnerships with Stella & Stanley and Inkthreadable guarantee our clothes are made out of 100% organic cotton, using solely water-based ink, all while guaranteeing workers’ rights.
We also produce on demand, which ensures a 0-waste policy as there are no subisting stocks. To further assert our commitment to nature we decided that each purchase would result in us planting 50 trees in developing countries!!
Over to You
By exploring sustainable fashion alternatives, we have shown that being stylish and respectful of our planet is possible. Shop our tees and support reforestation projects in developing countries.