Sustainable Brands

Style — 25 May, 2020

Brand to Watch: BODE

Not new, but a must on any brand to watch list. Open…

Style — 20 May, 2020

Everything You Need To Know When Choosing Your Cashmere Knit

Do you know your cashmere, we mean, really? It’s time that we…

Style — 13 May, 2020

Brand to Watch: ASCENO

Obsessed with (organic) linen we are – that's why we can't stay away…

Style — 20 November, 2019

The Edit: This Magic Moment

The future belongs to the next generation; playful, innovative and full of…

Style — 10 September, 2019

BITE Studios Widens Reach via Net-a-Porter

As part of the Net-a-Porter mentorship program The Vanguard, Swedish-British BITE Studios…

Style — 9 August, 2019

10 Sustainable Facts About Sneaker Brand Allbirds

We list the reasons why San Francisco-based sneaker brand Allbirds is an…

Style — 11 July, 2019

Summer Crush: SVNR

Slip dresses and shell jewellery – this brand is our definite summer…

Style — 2 July, 2019

Insights From an Industry Insider–Meet Rêve En Vert’s Cora Hilts

Rêve En Vert co-founder Cora Hilts shares her views on honest luxury,…

Style — 19 June, 2019

Lemlem Is All We Want for Summer (and Beyond)

What is sustainability to Liya Kebede? You'll know through learning about her…

Style — 8 May, 2019

What Spring Looks Like in Firenze

Here’s a preview of what’s to expect from AVAVAV in the weeks…

Style — 1 March, 2019

Brand to Watch: A New Sweden

A New Sweden just released their first product (not collection): a 100%…

Style — 30 January, 2019

Brand to Watch: Vege Threads

Organic and locally made everyday basics at its best: Melbourne-based label Vege…

Style — 25 January, 2019

Consciousness and Creativity Is the Core of ‘The Collection One’

'Sustainability, transparency and quality’ is the beautiful brand ethos of Lisa Schotman's…

Life — 15 December, 2018

Editor Johanna Andersson Lists 9 Great Gifts For Christmas

Make it last editor Johanna Andersson shares a list of conscious gifts…

Style — 5 December, 2018

Garnet in Residence at Gentlewench

Garnet, a new platform for makers transforming the traditional, collaborates with Gentlewench…

Style — 25 September, 2018

A Curated Mix of Old and New Is the Magic of Studio Travel

Copenhagen store Studio Travel offers Italian vintage, independent brands, and an in-house…

Style — 27 July, 2018

The Edit: A Day At the Beach

Photographer Josefine Laul and stylist Meja Taserud have created a dreamy summer…

Style — 9 March, 2018

A Conversation About Sustainable Denim With Jeanerica

We pick the brain of Jeanerica's co-founding designer Jonas Clason.

Style — 6 March, 2018

Here’s a Good Reason to Already Be Longing for Fall

Just a quick note on BITE STUDIOS' fall 2018 collection.

Style — 27 February, 2018

Elin Mohlander: ”In the future, we hope the idea of using surplus fabric will become the norm”

Residus founder Elin Mohlander on what it takes to start a sustainable…

Style — 27 January, 2018

8 Conscious and Organic Underwear Brands We Love

We’ve listed some simple and beautiful underwear brands that do it right.

Style — 23 January, 2018

Jessica Blume on the Launch of Ethical and Organic Brand Jume

We talk to artist and designer Jessica Blume about the launch of…

Style — 21 December, 2017

12 Timeless Buys Perfect for Any Dressed Up Occasion

Mid into the holiday season, we’ve browsed our favorite sustainable shops for…

Life — 13 December, 2017

My Sustainable Wishlist – By Emma

In hopes of inspiring more mindful wishes this Christmas, we've listed our…

Life — 9 December, 2017

My Sustainable Wishlist – By Lisa

In hopes of inspiring more mindful wishes this Christmas, we've listed our…

Style — 7 December, 2017

See Adornment’s Collection of Vintage and Atelier-Made Designs

Their beautiful campaign images are created by and features some of our…

Style — 5 December, 2017

Deadwood’s Recycled Leather Jackets Celebrate 5 Years

We talk to Deadwood co-founder Carl Ollson about sustainability, design processes and…

Style — 2 December, 2017

Baumgarten Di Marco

Baumgarten Di Marco makes sustainable jewelry with left-over diamond cuttings.

Style — 17 November, 2017

Clothing Made Right

Sukkha Citta is a slow fashion brand with a mission to drive…

Style — 19 October, 2017

How Sustainable Is ARKET?

We take a closer look at ARKET's level of consciousness.

Style — 4 October, 2017

Brand to Watch: PLY-KNITS

PLY-KNITS makes sustainable, luxury knitwear from vintage cashmere.

Style — 23 September, 2017

Brand to Watch: Fisch Swimwear

FISCH is a newly launched brand for sustainable swimwear.

Style — 23 September, 2017

Bite Studios Is the New Brand to Know

Emma's a big fan of the new, sustainable brand "Bite Studios".

Style — 11 September, 2017

Karün Makes Sustainable Eyewear from Upcycled Denim

Patagonian eyewear brand Karün has found a way of making use of…

Style — 7 September, 2017

Tictail Spotlights the Faces Behind Their Brands

The online marketplace wants to inspire conscious consuming.

Style — 7 September, 2017

Office Snapshots: Post-Summer Knits

Here's what the Make it last team is wearing and doing right…

Style — 1 September, 2017

Hand Woven Raffia Sandals

Emma has discovered the beauty of raffia shoes.

Life — 23 July, 2017

No More Plastic

Emma loves her new reusable bottle!

Beauty — 14 June, 2017

Act Beautiful

What do you do to act more beautiful in your everyday life?…

Style — 16 May, 2017

The Edit: All Dressed Up

Here's five sustainable looks we'd like to wear for early summer nights!

Beauty — 12 May, 2017

Lisa Wears: CLEAN Reserve “Warm Cotton”

Lisa comes from a home of no perfumes. What's her relationship to…

Style — 1 May, 2017

9 Cool and Conscious Brands Endorsed by Emma Watson

Check out these ethical and conscious brands worn by Emma Watson for…

Style — 4 April, 2017

This Is How I Live Raw

Read all about Emma's hair washing routine and hear her thoughts on…

Beauty — 13 March, 2017

“It’s not only about efficiency and profitability but also about the contribution to sustainable development”

PR & Corporate Communications Manager Susanne Carpenter shares L’Oréal’s sustainability vision.

Style — 24 February, 2017

Emma Elwin x Boob

It has been so amazing to get to draw these clothes and…

Style — 13 February, 2017

The Boob Collection

A sustainable match made in heaven.

Style — 9 February, 2017

Piece of Cake

Spot cleaning, mending and whatever else.

Style — 16 January, 2017

Baserange makes easywear that exists somewhere between modern culture and the natural world

“Today, buying sustainable fashion is a civil and political decision.”

Style — 19 December, 2016

Transparency is Study NY’s new catch phrase

The Brooklyn label talks about working sustainably and taking transparency to a…

Style — 13 December, 2016

The new scene: Lapidarium is inspired by feminism, fauna and flora

Lapidarium's design ethos is shaped by feminism and equality as much as…

Style — 2 December, 2016

Mara Hoffman making the shift

Brands aren't always founded on the principles of sustainability – but they can…

Life — 26 September, 2016

Yogish Collective

Emma has a new favorite brand.

Style — 29 August, 2016

Get to know: Carl Oaks

Get to know Carl Oaks–a brand that makes sunglasses out of recycled…

Style — 17 August, 2016

Exclusive raincoats made of leftover fabrics

Tretorn and Naturkompaniet collaborates on a collection of eco-friendly raincoats.

Style — 17 August, 2016

Get to know: Matt & Nat

Matt & Natt is a vegan brand that makes sustainable bags, shoes…

Style — 10 August, 2016

Get to Know: Swedish Stockings

This week we talked to Swedish Stockings - a brand who makes…

Style — 1 August, 2016

Get to know: Balossa

Innovative shirt brand Balossa believes a timeless piece never can be boring.

Style — 19 July, 2016

Get to know: Riyka

This week we introduce a vibrant, high quality brand with an impressive…

Style — 20 June, 2016

Get to know: Nudie Jeans

Every week we salute brands included in our Sustainable Brand Index. In…

Style — 1 June, 2016

Get to know: Freedom of Animals

Freedom of Animals wants to offer distinct and purposeful designs that comply…

Style — 29 April, 2016

Style and sustainability – the full list of brands

No need to feel lost any longer, here's your list of exciting…

Style — 26 February, 2016

The good project

Recycled and reused

Style — 19 February, 2016

Without feeling overwhelmed

Last over time

Style — 11 February, 2016

The good project

A little bit more sustainably

Beauty — 19 January, 2016

Questions to Estelle & Thild

Emma Elwin has asked the founder Estelle& Thilds CEO Pernilla Rönnberg six…

Life — 28 December, 2015

Editor’s letter by Lisa: Are good intentions enough?

Cause-umption rules Los Angeles. But perhaps it's better than not caring it…

Life — 16 December, 2015

Editor’s letter by Lisa: Choices

We can't keep being on that next plane, says Lisa Corneliusson, who's…

Style — 13 November, 2015

Best cashmere online with Lisa Yang

Pay a visit on today!

Style — 20 October, 2015

House of Dagmar launches organic handbags

House of Dagmar on handbags and sustainable fashion

Style — 8 October, 2015

Soft, seasonless and sustainable with Granit

Make it last teams up with Granit to present the forever perfect…

Style — 8 October, 2015

Granit: Perfect basics produced in a fair way

Granit offers a clothing line full of perfect basics made of organic…

Style — 30 September, 2015

PFW: Three sustainable brands

Make it last lists three sustainable brands worth keeping track of at…

Style — 21 September, 2015

Lifelong guarantee: four brands

Make it last lists four brands that offers a lifetime-long guarantee.

Style — 18 September, 2015

LFW: Four sustainable labels

Sustainability at LFW.

Style — 9 September, 2015

NYFW: Three eco-labels to watch

For the upcoming New York Fashion Week, Make it lasts lists three…

Style — 2 September, 2015

Diana Orving: “I think this is my best collection so far!”

The trend is to reinvent and recycle

Style — 1 September, 2015

Cheap Monday: “A nuclear hippie explosion”

Sustainability within fashion will be a given and a must

Style — 28 August, 2015

Ida Klamborn: “Never promised you a rose garden”

Ida Klamborn believes in more sustainable, selective shopping

Style — 26 August, 2015

Carin Wester: “I will still use them in 10 years”

Inspiration and fashion predictions with Carin Wester

Style — 25 August, 2015

Minimarket: “We have several toxic free qualities”

Swenglish references at Minimarket S/S 2016 show

Style — 18 August, 2015

Editor’s letter: Favorite stores

Three favorite brands with the perfect basics – and a promising direction for…

Style — 7 August, 2015

Forget Jessica Alba, Here is a Better Option!

At a time when all-natural sunscreen products (read: Jessica Alba’s Honest Company…

Style — 19 May, 2015

Spring adventures with Peak Performance

We’ve teamed up with Peak Performance to pick our ten favorites –…

Style — 19 May, 2015

10 favorites from Peak Performance spring 2015

The criteria of functionality, sustainability and fashionability isn't easily met

Style — 5 May, 2015

Helena Fredriksson: I’ve worked with sustainable fabrics without naming it as such

It’s who I am and what I believe is the way to…

Style — 22 April, 2015

An evening with Filippa K and Make it last

How to build a long lasting wardrobe

Style — 13 April, 2015

Win an outfit from Gina Tricot

Gina Tricot's sustainable collection

Style — 11 April, 2015

Tencel details with Gina Tricot

Since I'm such a denim girl this is one of my favorite…

Style — 9 April, 2015

Gina Tricot launches sustainable collection (and I’m a part of it!)

I've styled my favorites from Gina Tricot's new collection of sustainable garments

Style — 9 March, 2015

Luxe knits for everyone

Rachel Kibbe of eco-friendly online store Helpsy joins forces with Hortensia Handmade's…

Style — 16 February, 2015

The innovators: Mia Larsson

The Swedish jewelry designer loves eccentric materials – like recycled fish skin.

Style — 13 February, 2015

Ask the expert: turning waste into fashion

Make it last's sustainability expert about five inspirational designers who turn waste…

Style — 9 February, 2015

The innovators: Aveda

Aveda is an environmentally-conscious beauty brand with an aspiration to always be kind…

Style — 23 January, 2015

Elin Nyström Alemdar, Stylein: “A year characterized by lust”

I feel a bit allergic to the word 'trend'

Style — 22 January, 2015

Nina Bogstedt, Filippa K: “It’s been a bestseller for a long time”

There is a focus on knitwear and a handcrafted, luxurious feel to…

Style — 21 January, 2015

The innovators: Orsola de Castro

Every small change matters

Style — 16 January, 2015

Ask the expert: predictions for the future of sustainable fashion

What will happen in the fashion industry in terms of sustainability in…

Beauty — 18 December, 2014

Filippa’s picks: Happier Hair

Sometimes we do things to our hair that aren't so friendly, neither…

Style — 3 December, 2014

The innovators: Everlane

Find the best factories, produce limited runs, keep no retail stores

Style — 27 November, 2014

A very powerful message

Aesthetics don’t come second to ethics.

Style — 24 October, 2014

Ask the expert: The future of fashion

This week, Make it last's sustainability expert predicts fashion business models for…

Beauty — 29 September, 2014

Make ’em pop! Create chiseled cheekbones with RMS beauty

We are curious about revolutionary rms beauty – a highly pigmented organic…