The fashion industry is the third largest polluting industry and negatively impacts carbon emissions, human rights, water use and wastage. We set out to stock brands that acknowledge the issues with the fashion industry and are working towards change.
We stock brands that
Our brands utilize recycled fabrics, deadstock fabrics, low impact fabrics (hemp), or organic fabric. While we currently stock a small number products from synthetic materials, including recycled synthetic, it is our goal to stock only natural fibers by May 2023.
All of our brands are vegan.
Most of our brands are very small businesses - just like us! We make sure to buy in small quantities and often our products are handmade and made to order.
All of our brands manufacture their products in safe working conditions and pay their employees living wages.
One of our biggest values is transparency. The fashion industry has long avoided disclosing details of supply chains which could uncover unsafe working conditions and unethical practices (ex.using toxic dyes). And listen, we know that we are not perfect in all of our practices. We still produce waste, ship items from other countries, and stock products that use synthetic materials, but we think it's important that you know.
We stock brands that are purpose-driven and intentional about their impact and the message they portray.
Water isn't always the first thing we think of when it comes to making garments. But did you know that it takes thousands of gallons of water to produce the clothes we wear? While not all of our brands are transparent about water usage, this is important to us and we hope to minimize usage by stocking low impact fabrics.
Who we Stock
Poolday is a French brand of inclusive and ecological swimwear created in 2019.
Poolday's goals is to offer cuts that adapt to all shapes. The main idea : feel good in your swimsuit, just like in a second skin. Every woman deserves a swimsuit that allows her to feel confident.
It is a young sunshine and summer inspired Parisian label. All of the Poolday materials have been eco-consciously sourced, designed and manufactured. With limited quantity series of production, we take part in the slow fashion movement. We always select the softer and higher quality fabrics that are mainly made in France and some in Spain for some specific ones.
We are a small dedicated team, based in Liverpool, UK. We love our city and we love our planet, which is why we are passionate about our product and its impact on the environment. Another Girl - absolutely, Another Planet - not an option.
From September 2021, we are proud to announce that we will be using sustainable fabrics across the entire collection. All our garments will be made from either recycled fibers or organic cotton. This has been achieved in just 6 months from launch where we started with 50% usage of sustainable fabrics, it makes us very proud and is a testament to our ethical values.
Another Girl currently manufactures the majority of our garments in China. We are working with a handful, of long-trusted factories that closely adhere to our standards. We also work with a UK factory, specialiSing in recycled jersey & knitted fabrics. By 2022 we will have introduced eco-accredited factories across our manufacturing base.
Another Girl is proud to partner with The Malala Fund, donating a percentage of our profits to help create a world where every girl can learn and lead.
Created in 2018, Vanibé is a Parisian brand of women's ready-to-wear.
Our products are designed and manufactured in Paris. Vanibe releases few new products, and stock is low, which allows for minimal wastage.
We advocate inclusion and diversity, whether it’s ethnicity, morphology, gender or life choices, doesn’t matter, we love everyone.
The brand finds its inspiration in the influences of the 90s and 2000s.
We think a lot about our planet :)
Becca & Cole is a Barcelona-based fashion brand bringing urban streetwear aesthetics into the design of high-quality basics.
At the core of what we do there is the belief that less is more. We fight reckless accumulation and waste, which not only damages the environment but also generates stress, uneasiness and boredom.
By proposing a wardrobe of easy-to-wear, long-lasting and versatile outfits we promote a return to slow fashion and a minimal approach to life and clothing. We aim to facilitate the dynamic lifestyle of a modern woman, transitions from work to work, from chill time to night out.
The “less is more” philosophy also defines our aesthetic proposition. Our streetwear pieces are simple, sophisticated and sexy. We mean to defy classic standards of femininity crafting a style that is both cool and comfortable.
To deliver this promise we only work with top quality fabrics and trusted local suppliers. Each piece is 100% designed and produced in Barcelona.
We recognize the importance, urgency and responsibility of protecting and preserving our sacred land and resources. With this deep knowing at the forefront of our brand, Meraeke is committed to providing premier quality designs exuding a timeless sense of style while remaining true to the roots of sustainability and innovation.
Meraeke launched its first collection of sustainably made swimwear in July of 2021. The collection was given the name Emergence to represent the initiation of coming to life. In essence, a representation of the brands identity and nod to honoring the life of earth around us. The concept of this collection has both a literal and figurative meaning - Emergence is dedicated to those embracing a new day, celebrating the unknown and honoring the horizon of possibilities.
Meraeke is committed to providing premium quality swimwear that elicits chic and timeless designs while remaining true to the roots of sustainability and innovation. The Meraeke woman believes in the importance of embracing herself in her totality by representing the fluidity from day to night, symbolizing the commonality of beauty and importance through duality. Meraeke represents the transformation of classical opulence into contemporary swimwear design.
Meraeke's swimwear is made entirely from recycled and sustainable fabrics using ECONYL® regenerated nylon, a product introduced in 2011 by Aquafil.
ECONYL® is made from fishing nets, waste found in landfills, oceans, industrial nylon waste and fabric scraps around the world. Going beyond the conventional recycling process, ECONYL® goes through a radical regeneration and purification process where the nylon waste is recycled back to its original purity. The innovative mechanical process reduces water, energy usage, and carbon emissions compared to conventional nylon production from oil. Normal (virgin) nylon is a material made from petroleum, ECONYL® is not. Tapping into resources that would otherwise be polluting waste, this material is also infinitely recyclable.
IAMNOTBASIC is a California-based clothing brand that was founded in 2014, and since then it has upheld the ‘the excellence of simplicity’ philosophy. Don’t filter yourself. It’s all about who you are.
We know that fashion is self-expression. That’s why we provide a big spectrum of designs: casual, modern, unique, sexy, and everyday styles in neutral color pallets that you can mix and match and wear to any occasion. To create positive environmental and social impact, we work with eco-conscious materials and offer ethical wages and working conditions to our employees.
The Character of Geel
Geel was born from the idea of creating clothes that would continuously end up in your laundry basket - high quality and adaptable enough for any season, any occasion, and any character you want to play on a given day. Geel is meant for painting in a park, plating your dinner, or dancing at a disco club.
We make clothes for individuals who exist within the dichotomy of being soft and bold, and carry a free disposition. The Geel mindset is to stay comfortable to face new ideas and possibilities with an open mind. Seeing every aspect of life as an opportunity to express your imagination, Geel was conceptualized as a brand that keeps you feeling easy and adaptable in your own creative spaces.
Process + Materials
Our garments are designed in Los Angeles, CA. The pieces are predominantly made in Los Angeles, with a select few developed in China. We design slowly and intentionally to create garments that adapt to different areas and stages of life to promote longevity. We partner with ethical manufacturers and produce in small batches to eliminate waste and overproduction.
Our core fabric is a luxurious blend of modal and spandex, which is soft, stretchy, and comfortable - a fabric usually found in high quality undergarments. It is locally milled from start to finish here in LA to our specifications.
Petites Reveries was born in 2020 from a girl hand making pieces in her room in Southern California. Every piece is made with love, unique and makes you feel nostalgia every time you reach for them. Petites Reveries is French for "Little Daydreams" which you can feel every piece encompass.
Petites Reveries in on the way to 100% Sustainability, wanting to contribute to good rather than unnecessary waste. I use natural biodegradable or dead stock materials in every item. Everything is manufactured locally, most pieces made in her own home. I only produces small quantities that match demand.
Activewear for your everyday consciously designed in sunny California. Playground Active provides buttery soft technical fabrics for maximum comfort and support, paired with on trend silhouettes and colors that can be worn from gym to girls night.
We are a proud carbon neutral small business, using all recycled secondary materials, and plant a tree for every order placed.
When shopping Playground Active you are not only supporting the planet, but the small female team behind it
Rose is the owner and creator of L&L based on the Sunshine Coast, Australia. Rose is 28 years old and started knitting when she was 5 years old, with 20 years of experience she has now turned her passion into a successful fashion label.
Love And Light is more than just pieces of clothing. We are unique, one of a kind, something that's expressive and allows you to stand out and be confident. We are not mass produced, going against the trend of the fashion industry, playing our part for the environment.
Handmade in Austrailia
Inspired by iconic fashion icons from the 60s to the 70s, the Balèse look is singular, sexy, rebellious, and completely eco-responsible.
The collections are in limited editions and numbered by hand by the designer.
Each piece is made in Europe (France or Portugal) in eco-friendly materials: certified, organic or recycled.
NLT is a second generation family-owned wholesale manufacturer and small business based in Los Angeles.
Our clothes are ethically made-to-order in small batches and designed, cut, sewn, and produced all under one roof in our factory. We source fabrics locally and try to keep things as close to home as much as possible. We believe in conscious manufacturing - workers are paid fair wages and garments are made-to-order to avoid overproduction and waste. We believe in well-made, fairly priced garments that are simple, easy to throw on, and that can be worn time and time again.
House of Sunny is from Hackney, London. With a strong focus a craft, we are driven to make a staple of the moment with a feeling that lasts. We are driven to create timeless designs by portraying an aesthetic that is uniquely our own.
We pride ourselves on producing small responsible runs of our collection, acting against fast fashion. Producing two seasonal collections a year sets the design team at a slower pace, allowing us time to research then source sustainable fabrics and manufacturing methods. We are committed to creating quality garments, which last and can be worn season after season. Our brand ethos is 'Slow Fashion' and we are on a journey towards sustainability and are always conscious of our environmental impact.
We make sure all of our product bags are 100% biodegradable, these are plastic-free and made from 100% compostable bio-based films. That means it’ll disintegrate completely, leaving no toxic chemicals behind, just like organic waste. Our postal bags are made from 100% recycled fibres and can be recycled.
We recognise the importance of minimising our negative impact on the climate. We consider all logistics and transportations of goods, choosing slower but less impactful methods always, such as sea freight over air freight which uses significantly less emissions – these methods have long lead times, contributing to what is becoming known as ‘slow fashion.’ We only produce small runs to avoid waste. Any samples or seconds gets sold on our Depop platform to make sure everything we make goes to a good home.
Made in sunny California and worn around the world.
95% of our swimsuits are serviced from recycled pre and post consumer nylon. This production process is low carbon and environmentally friendly. Our team spent over a year doing the research and development to make sure the recycled nylon in this collection is up to par.
Instead of dyeing, we print direct to fabric. That means less wasted water, less ink, and less fabric - a lot less - because we only print what we need.
Many companies lower their costs by manufacturing large quantities of products at one time, much of which ends up going unused and sent to landfills. Because we have our own factories here in Los Angeles, we can manufacture small batches, only produce what we need, and avoid waste.