For the upcoming New York Fashion Week, Make it lasts lists three of their favorite sustainable brands.
With New York Fashion Week just around the corner, Make it last lists three favorite New York-based labels with sustainability as common denominator.
Organic by John Patrick proves that sustainability and conteporary fashion are not opposites. Using mainly organic materials and practicing fair labor whilst at the same time showing stunning collections every season – John Patrick is one of Make it last’s forever favorites.
EDUN is based in New York whereas production takes place in Africa (although where in Africa is not mentioned on the website). Through its partnerships with local manufacturers and artists, the brand hopes to create long-term, sustainable growth opportunities in the ever-growing continent. Additionally, Edun’s clothes are made from organic cotton and other raw materials.
Study NY is an environmentally and socially conscious brand that takes careful notice of every step in the production process. Using sustainable techniques and a variety of environmentally friendly fabrics in its production, the brand practice what they preach with their motto: ”Making Fashion without Making Waste”.
Editor’s Pick: The Ever-Present Little Black Dress
Timeless, classic and never out of style – we’ve selected 10 black dresses from our favorite conscious collections.
Brand to Watch: Instructions +
Paris-based brand Instructions + wants to encourage conscious consumption and contribute to fashion in a responsible and eco-friendly way.
Editor’s Pick: Fall’s 11 Best Linen Pieces
Among the plant-based textiles, linen ranks really high on our list. Here’s 11 responsibly made pieces to complete the early fall wardrobe.
Brand to Watch: By Far
By Far’s handcrafted shoe collection is in part made from deadstock Italian luxury leathers and produced in a small, family-owned factory in Bulgaria.