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MFW: Four sustainable labels

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by Make it last on 25 September, 2015

If you dig a bit deeper, you'll find Milan Fashion Week showcases some brilliant sustainable labels.

Milan fashion week may not be known for its sustainable approach, but there are quite a few exceptions. WHITE is a contemporary fashion showcase during Milan fashion week, displaying niche-brands from all over the world, many of whom are committed to sustainable fashion. Here we list four of them.

Veja is the shoe brand that takes environmental and social responsibility fairly serious. The shoes are made from organic cotton and wild, fair trade rubber from the Amazon. The company also does zero advertising and has no extra stock produced, something which enables the company to invest in fair labor and production with a reduced CO2-emission.

Make it last are a fans of the white shirt. Balossa White Shirt aims to reinvent and give new life to the everlasting garment, driven by a conviction that the white shirt can never be boring. Through adding some details, playing with classic forms and volumes, the classic item gets a makeover and is as exciting as ever.

ANIMAdVERTE is an Italian brand, producing ethical and sustainable leather products. The vegetable-tanned leather is processed over time, giving each item its very unique appearance. Also, the geometrical shapes of the bags makes them foldable into flat packagings – perfect for traveling!

Valigi is an Italian ready-to-wear and accessories brand launched in 2011. Produced in a small Italian village by local craftsmen, each garment is promised to secure high quality and are made to last. The pieces are made from organic materials, fabrics and yarns.

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