As we are all becoming more aware about our impact on the environment, many people are taking proactive steps to promote sustainability.
Today, more and more people are being encouraged to adopt more sustainable wardrobe choices to help reduce the impact that production has on the world. From waste manufacturing processes to unfeasible methods, unsustainable fashion production makes up about 10% of all carbon emissions. These stats alone prove just how important it is so make some changes to the way you live your life.
To promote sustainability while still looking fashionable, here are some designer pieces worth grabbing.
1. Reebok Running Shoes
In the Fall of 2020, Reebok unveiled the first pair of plant-based performance running shoes. Named the Forever Floatride Grow, this running shoe is made solely from sustainable natural components. It also boasts of a responsive and cushioned midsole, which is made from sustainably grown castor beans.
2. Stella McCartney x Adidas Shoes
From one shoemaker to another, Stella McCartney and Adidas shoes have been redefined. The shoes made their bow recently, created in vegan-friendly leather and rocking its redesigned rainbow-feature laces. The shoe itself stays true to the sleek white sneaker culture most people love, with a touch of McCartney’s playful spin, making the design a very coveted one.
3. Sézane Eco-friendly Activewear
French brand Sézane is breaking into the sports and activewear industry with its recent collection. Founder Morgane Sézalory created the new capsule collection ‘Sézane Éducation Philosophique et Sportive’ as a way of proving that you can also make sustainable choices in your sports clothes. The sportswear is made from 100% recycled materials. There’s no better feeling than working out with a clean conscience, knowing you’re playing your part to save the environment.
4. Cariuma Sneakers
Another signature designer piece worth having in your sustainable wardrobe is a pair of sneakers by Cariuma. The recently launched IBI sneaker was designed as a way of building the brand’s sustainability roadmap. But it did not stop there; the company is now committed to ensuring that every sneaker they manufacture is 100% carbon neutral.
5. Knitwear From Sheep Inc.
Sheep Inc is definitely living up to its brand name by introducing a new trend of soft merino wool sweaters. With several sweater designs available to choose from, you will rock these sweaters with a smile on your face and a sense of fulfilment in your mind. Even better, Sheep Inc made plans to invest 100% of the brand’s sheep adopted proceeds to various biodiversity projects.
6. DL1961 Denim Wear
It’s safe to say that everyone should have at least one pair of jeans in their wardrobe. And no matter what your denim needs or preferences might be, you cannot go wrong with DL1961.
This sustainable clothing brand has proven repeatedly that sustainability and environmental awareness are at the forefront of its manufacturing goals. The company uses water-efficient botanical fibres and ethically sourced cotton in making its products. Plus, they also rely mainly on solar energy to power their production process.
7. Cienne Sustainable Clothes
Cienne typically demonstrates how easily designer clothes can meet sustainability. You may need to fork out a bit more to buy from this designer company, but if you believe in sustainability, you’ll find every purchase worth the investment.
The company works with various artisans worldwide, making sure it sources only natural and sustainable fibres for its production. Doing this allows the company to design in small batches while rescuing waste in the process. If you can afford it, having a Cienne designer piece in your sustainable wardrobe is a must.
8. Pact Cotton Clothes
For a brand you can consistently trust, look no further than Pact. Pact focuses only on 100% organic cotton in its manufacturing process. That means you cannot expect to find any form of pesticide or toxic dyes in your clothes if you purchase from them. Plus, you can choose from a wide range of designer pieces ranging from sweatshirts to leggings.
With so many sustainable options to choose from, making an eco-friendly effort to improve your wardrobe shouldn't be too difficult. It’s time to save the planet, one sensible step at a time.