Ethical fashion is growing, and thanks to that today we can find fully sustainable brands that care about the environment, animals, and their workers.
Why Ethical Fashion?
We are supporting a great cause and helping in a massive way to change the course of the fast fashion industry, towards a more conscious and sustainable lifestyle, which in the long run benefits us all.
In this post, we will introduce:
5 Ethical Fashion Brands
New clothing and accessories that can all be found at Velvety. All these brands have something in common, they are all ethical, use organic or recycled materials and are produced in a fair way.
1- Seaside Tones
Ethics: Ethical production, handmade, natural fabrics
Based in: Lithuania
About them: Mantaikotai is a small and ethical fashion label that creates beautiful linen garments. Their owner and designer Lina is also the main seamstress and makes almost every garment herself by hand, occasionally with the help of a small, local team of tailors. Lina is a huge lover of natural fabrics, and that is why she works with linen.
Ethics: Ethical production, handmade, vegan, natural materials,Okeo Tex certified.
Based in: Lithuania
About them: Odalux are inspired by local linen savoir faire, quality Okeo Tex certified linen and a rich history adapted to suit a modern minimalist world. Father, mother and daughter all contribute towards building this sustainable brand, with Yuri (father) as their designer, Svetlana (mother) as head of customer service and logistics, an Liana (their daughter) as the official brand photographer. We love Odalux for their beautiful style, colours and size inclusive range, offering from XS to 4XL.
Ethics: Ethically Handmade, Vegan, toxic free
Based in: Ukraine
About them: Breathable and beautiful clothes made to make sure you feel relaxed. Nich, which means 'night' is associated with peace and relaxation, and each piece is ethically made with natural materials by their team of seamstresses. Nich uses certified quality linen and their range goes from XS to XXL, suiting a wide variety of bodies with their timeless styles. Each cut and seem is made to highlight your compliment body, plus, did we mention their dresses have pockets!?
Ethics: Ethically Handmade, Zero-waste, Organic, Vegan
Based in: Australia
About them: Australian made and sustainable! Indecisive could be our most luxurious yet modern and affordable brand at Velvety. Their transeasonal garments are simply pieces of art that will make you feel unique when wearing them! The best part is knowing that you're wearing upcycled garments, they consist of wasted textiles from the fashion industry that are usually discarded and considered trash, Indecisive rescue them in perfect condition and make their stunning collections. They also use organic materials such as bamboo to create relaxed modern pieces. Something really important for us (and you don't see it very often) is that all their pieces are made to order, this way Indecisive ensures that there are no wasted garments and this is the best way to ensure a sustainable production, don't you think?
I believe nowadays, vegan and ethical fashion can be easy to find if you search for it, but ethical, vegan and sustainable...can be a bit more tricky, that's why when I started Velvety I strived to create a one-stop shop where ethical consumers could ensure they were making the best decisions when it came to respecting animals, the planet, and people.
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