People Tree www.peopletree.co.uk
Working for over 25 years to create a line that is both ethically and environmentally sustainable, People Tree promote natural farming, avoid dangerous chemicals and organic materials to break the ‘fast-fashion’ cycle that is so damaging. Featuring designers such as Peter Jensen and Sam Ubhi the brand has a vibrant line packed with patterns and prints.
Gather&See is a carefully curated online platform that showcases the very best of sustainable fashion from around the world. Born out of a desire to find stylish, ethical fashion brands that protect people and planet without compromising on style, the website stocks an extensive range of forward-thinking womenswear and accessories. To ensure quality, all designers featured fit into at least 3 of the brand's founding philosophies: Fair Trade, Organic, Eco-Friendly, Small Scale Production and Heritage.
Mayamiko uses fashion to promote sustainable social development in Malawi. Providing local women with sewing and tailoring skills and nurturing creative talent, the line delivers a sustainable means of achieving financial growth. Influenced by traditional Malawian tailoring, patterns and colours the line brings together formal, casual and sportswear.
Nancy Dee www.nancydee.co.uk
Designed and made in Britain, the collection features strong patterns and brightly coloured garments across a range of dresses, trousers and jumpsuits, influenced by traditional styling and draping. Made from organic cottons, bamboo and up-cycled fabrics, the line has a passion for longevity of clothing designed to keep up with changing trends.
Madia and Matilda www.madiamatilda.co.uk
Combating the over consumption of clothing, Madia and Matilda have created a timeless collection that is not trend focused to encourage wear over years, rather than the span of a fashion trend. Using a combination of up-cycled fabrics and organic natural materials, the line spans basic t-shirts to evening gowns.
Inspired by the diversity of East London, Riyka bring geometric patterns, oversized fit and a pop of colour together into their British-made collection. With a slow approach to fashion, the line features timeless pieces, made from reclaimed fabrics for minimum impact on the environment.
Beaumont Organic www.beaumontorganic.com
With a classic shape and a laid-back style, Beaumont Organic are breaking everyday fashion barriers with their clean conscience line. From vegetable leather to waste cuts of fabric and organic cottons, as well as being made in the UK and Portugal, the brand strives for ethical production in all areas of their garments.
Sea Salt Cornwall www.seasaltcornwall.co.uk
Beginning selling waterproofs to fishermen in 1981, Sea Salt retains a nautical vibe with a line featuring horizontal stripes, and seaside classics. Whilst most their line is manufactured in the UK using organic materials, Sea Salt maintain an ethical trading policy to ensure suppliers are held accountable for their ethical standards.
Lowie is a heritage inspired fashion label that creates beautiful, sought-after ethical womenswear and accessories. Collections are handmade and fabric prints are designed in-house. Label staples include classic button back cashmere sweaters, printed summer dresses and colourful Turkish socks.
Eight Hour Studio www.eighthourstudio.com
Specialising in hand printed garments for sleep, the British brand take inspiration from prints found on their travels across India. Using 100% organic cotton, and dyes that are free from AZO, the Eight Hour Studio have dawn and dusk collections, inspired by the colours of the rising and setting sun.