Best Eco-friendly Fashion Brands to Try Today

The UK faces the possibility of the deepest recession of any nation in the developed world due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Although this appears bleak, this is also an opportunity for us to buy from brands that commit to sustainability, using eco-friendly fabrics and having eco-responsible production processes. Our efforts now will help to build a more sustainable economy. We’ve come up with our top picks for some eco-friendly brands you could support. Not only do these products look great, but they each also have a unique story and mission to spread social and environmental impact. Check them out below: 


  • Best for the Chill-zone 

FAZL 

Ethically made cozy knitwear (socks, mittens & more!). Every time a purchase is made, you’re helping provide orphaned and impoverished children in India with food, shelter, education and clothing. Every item is handmade and Fazl gives fair wages to its artisans. Fazl dedicates 50% of its net profits to supporting orphanages in India that care for vulnerable children. On top of all this, their socks, hats and mittens come in a range of funky colours with names that evoke peace, hope and happiness. 


  • Best for Work-Stars, Zoom and beyond: 

Brothers We Stand

They have a clear vision that believes in honouring the positive aspects of production so each item has a footprint tab to show you its social and environmental impact. A big selection of menswear from shirts and chinos to swimwear and flip-flops. Each item is designed to please, created to last and most importantly, ethically produced. 


People Tree

Their workwear is designed for the modern woman. They use traditional skills such as hand weaving/knitting and blend them with new innovative technologies to support and grow. The dyes used are low impact and free from harmful azo chemicals. They use natural materials where possible and avoid plastic and toxic substances. All of their clothes are verified by the World Health Organisation (WHO). 


  • Best Shoes for Change 

TOMS

The name comes from the abbreviation “Shoes of Tomorrow”. Their trademark idea is the One for One™ Movement, with every pair purchased, TOMS gives a pair of shoes to a child in need. They take a holistic approach; from the materials and vendors, they use to the steps taken to deliver the product to you. The uppers of their shoes use a chemical-free dye process using natural botanical pigments. The linings are made from wood pulp fibre which is grown in sustainably managed forests. Insoles are made with 26% eco-content (including 15% hybrid materials, 6% bio-oil and 5% recycled rubber). The strobel board (the part of the shoe attaching the insole and outsole) is made from 70-80% recycled polyester. They have an impressive selection and best sellers include vegan espadrilles and classics. They also have sneakers, slip-on, boots and flats. Even the shoebox is made from 80-90% recycled content. 



  • Best Accessory brand to challenge the status quo

SOKO

A women-led ethical jewellery brand and manufacturing platform. Their pieces provide a modern feel with global market access to communities in Kenya. They are certified B-corp and take a sustainable approach, balancing purpose and profit. Their bestsellers include the Kazuri Lariat Necklace and Nyundo Stacking Rings among other bespoke pieces. 


  • Best for fitness 

Fibre

We all know that sedentary behaviour can have negative effects on our health. During lockdown, we’ve seen quite the surge in home workouts and outdoor running haven’t we? This is quite positive and if you enjoy a good workout, consider an eco-friendly fabric that is light and breathable. Our men and women t-shirts are PETA approved vegan, made from 70% Eco-Vero viscose and 30% organic cotton. The fabric is derived from certified renewable wood sources using an eco-responsible production process.


Discount available: Yes. Our “heart” and “kettlebell” men's tees are currently on sale (20% off), check them out by clicking here. An excellent addition to your high-intensity training workouts and/or outdoor activities.