A brief interruption of my Vinnies Victoria fashion challenge, to bring you a guest blog post, written by Dovile:
5 Clothing Companies Following Eco-Friendly Practices
Being environmentally cautious is not always so easy. Especially if you want to be green not only around the house but your wardrobe as well. So, to help you out a bit here, and give you some pointers for real green clothing brands, below you will find five of them.
This brand is one of the few high-end labels, which stays on top of the runway while still consistently waving the sustainability flag. Stella's line is not only completely vegan and cruelty-free, but the designer herself has also established some innovative sustainable fabric technology as well. In fact, last season Stella came out wearing an entire outfit of made up of eco-friendly materials, making a huge statement and also inviting other people to do the same thing.; If you choose to shop for Stella McCartney clothing, you will be a step closer to wearing eco-friendly fashion.
Eileen Fisher's vision is 'for an industry where human rights and sustainability are not the effect of a particular initiative, but the cause of a business well run. Where social and environmental injustices are not unfortunate outcomes, but reasons to do things differently.
As one of the greenest clothing companies in the world, it is here you will find well made clothing that does not harm the environment. Both online and offline, you can find Eileen Fisher clothing at a very affordable pricing.
Eileen Fisher's commitment to using eco-friendly materials, recycling programs, and philanthropic activities prove that Eileen Fisher clothing is definitely worth buying. Bonus points for looking pretty stylish, too.
Fast and widely popular fashion, which is what H&M actually is, is very controversial because of its intrinsic environmental impact. However, this Swedish company has made a very public commitment to becoming increasingly eco-conscious. This is done by offering green programs like a clothing recycling program, and the "Conscious Collection," made with eco-friendly fabrics. As far as fast fashion goes, H&M is
leading the sustainability change.
This brand, created by Rogan Gregory and Scott Mackinlay Hahn, is 100% organic and will make you want to book a beach vacation. Don't be fooled by their natural and easy clothing style – they are dead serious when it comes to ethical manufacturing and being eco-friendly. The proof is in co-founder Scott Mackinlay Hahn, who was some time ago nominated as co-chair of the CFDA Sustainability Committee, together with another prominent green clothing designers and companies. Loomstate clothes people in relaxed and laid back fashion, yet maintains their business with Mother Nature in mind, too.
And lastly, a treat for your feet – a 100% eco-friendly shoe boutique. Whether you want clogs, flats or heels, Cocilco has everything you might need to finish up your look with shoes that will treat you, and nature right. This shoe line has more than a decade-long history of and eco philosophy, so they know what they are doing. First of all, Cocilco produce their timeless shoes models in a small, family-owned factory in Majorca, Spain. Secondly, each component of the future shoe is carefully considered for its beauty, utility, and environmental impact. For example, wedges are made from recycled Portuguese cork and local Spanish pine, while leathers are sourced only from local tanneries keeping eco-friendly practices in mind. You can be sure that every single detail on Cocilco shoes is carefully considered, and everything is done using eco-friendly practices.