11 Sustainable Clothing Brands Reviving the Lost Know-How
In an age of fast fashion and conspicuous consumption, “sustainable clothing brands” are hot-button topics. But while buzzwords like “repurposing” and “fair-trade certifications” are on everyone’s lips, the true nature of sustainability goes deeper. In envisioning a sustainable world, we need also to consider the sustainability of its people and cultures, and nurture a connection with our roots in order to grow into the future.
Searching the world, we found 11 sustainable brands that build on a cultural past and collective wisdom to craft fabric that respects the planet and the traditions of its people. From yak wool high up on the Tibetan plateau to lotus fibres in the gardens of Cambodia, Ukrainian embroidery to Irish cashmere, these fashion creators carry on the craftsmanship of generations, elevating it into beautiful, wearable designs for the world of today and tomorrow.
My Sleeping Gypsy