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These brands have a secret about being eco-friendly

It's safe to say that most of us don't think twice when it comes to what really goes into the clothing we spend money on and clothe our bodies with.

Now that sus­tain­able fash­ion is gradu­ally on the rise, and soci­ety is try­ing to find ways to reduce cli­mate change, we found that even the most high street brands are slowly but surely mak­ing the move. We’ve put togeth­er a list of on and off the radar brands that are worth get­ting to know a little bit bet­ter as their val­ues are more than you think…

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Patagonia

As a child we thought Patago­nia was the lamest thing around, since recent this out­er­wear brand has made a rather cool comeback. Branch­ing out from tar­get­ing nature lov­ers and out­door enthu­si­asts the Cali­for­nia born brand is feel­ing fresh. Being cool isn’t exactly some­thing they’re look­ing for, since estab­lished in 1973, their main tar­get was and still to this day is to cre­ate a strong sus­tain­able mes­sage, and lucky for them they have man­aged to do exactly that. From shoes, to sleep­ing bags and your favor­ite wind­break­er you’ll find that not only will their product last you a life time but the mater­i­als such as hemp, organ­ic cot­ton, recycled nylon, recycled poly­es­ter and many more have come a far way to become the most eth­ic­al and envir­on­ment­al friendly repro­duc­tion in fashion.

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Folk Days

Ber­lin is home to one of our most beloved and fair trade brands- Folk Days. It’s not every­day that you find design­ers that travel to the source of where they gath­er their mater­i­als used in their col­lec­tions, non­ethe­less with Folk Days it’s part of what they stand for. Since 2013 when founder Lisa Jaspers cre­ated the brand she has traveled to over ten coun­tries to find the right people and crafts men who share the same belief. Now three years later Jaspers owns her very own store in the heart of Berlin’s lively Kreuzberg dis­trict hold­ing a range of sus­tain­able accessor­ies and min­im­al gar­ments. Still strongly hold­ing onto their etern­al prom­ise: a life that is inspired by style as well as sustainability.

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Nude by Nature

Off the body and onto the face, a mar­ket that has an even lar­ger gap than with cloth­ing- cos­met­ics. The cos­met­ic industry is a tough one when it comes to cruelty free and organ­ic ingredi­ents, Aus­trali­an makers of Nude by Nature on the oth­er hand, seem to think differently.

Stay­ing far away from the tra­di­tion­al ele­ments such as Talc, Sil­ic­on, Phthal­ates and Sulph­ates that we seem to have no prob­lem rub­bing onto our faces even though they are highly chem­ic­al. Nude by Nature takes a dif­fer­ent approach onto their line of products using only nat­ur­al addit­ives to cre­ate a com­plete nat­ur­al and effort­less look.

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Veja

Now this is one brand that we have all over our radars, the Brazili­an shoe makers of Veja who strongly stand for qual­ity, sus­tain­ab­il­ity, sup­port in cli­mate change and of course style. Every detail of what goes into a pair of shoes has a story behind it, their mes­sage envir­on­ment­al pro­tec­tion is very clear through the way they mar­ket them­selves as a brand. Veja buys cot­ton from over 300 fam­il­ies who live from organ­ic farm­ing in South Amer­ica as well as sup­port­ing cow farms of fair trade leath­er. The most import­ant mater­i­al used is the rub­ber used to pro­duce the soles of the shoes, a very spe­cif­ic type of rub­ber found in the Amazon which is the only place in the entire world where rub­ber trees grow wild. How’s that for thought.

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Woron

For those of you who have the end­less struggles try­ing to find the per­fect under gar­ments, this one is for you. Woron is a Dan­ish linger­ie brand foun­ded by sis­ters Anya and Ariana Woron, the two built the line with the aim to feel good with every step you take with­in the body and the mind, hence the sus­tain­able line. Their time­less pieces come at extremely afford­able prices.


Head­er image via Veja

29 Nov 2016 · neubau eyewear