337 BRAND is an earth-friendly leisurewear line made to make you feel at ease, always. Inspired by nature, comfort and kindness, the brand introduces effortless-style clothing with a hint of edge. Founded in New York City, a place where there is constant influence to create against the trend and stand for something beyond the moment. 337 BRAND designs for the woman who is positive, humble, unafraid and cares about people and the planet. It all started with the basics, plus an added sustainable flare using materials that are friendly to the environment. Giving the essentials an elevated and timeless look, 337 BRAND proudly supports fashion's Green Movement with each piece. There are no seasonal collections, just a line of 24/7 apparel with occasional new arrivals that stand the test of time. To further their eco-effort, they produce their goods ethically and locally -- by doing so, they support American businesses. In addition, 337 BRAND constantly strives toward circularity where the products are made and recycled in a closed-loop system with bare minimum to zero waste.
Abby King is the owner and designer of Abby King Handmade. An Oklahoma native, she works with various mediums to bring her creativity to life. She started wood carving in 2015 and eventually transitioned to jewelry making when she started experimenting with wood and resin.
She currently enjoys working with polymer clay to produce lightweight, statement pieces that anyone can wear.
CONRADO was founded by fashion designer Angela Sison. Angela has worked in the fashion industry in New York, California, and Paris. She grew up in the Philippines in her family’s textile factory and some of her earliest memories are of counting buttons and trimming thread.
Angela treasures her upbringing in the Philippines and spent a lot of time thinking about how people would go from the city to the beach wearing the same clothes. She wanted pieces that transitioned without having to think. Pieces that are simple and sophisticated. Pieces that are seamless. She knew she wanted her fabrics to be natural and textured and thinks of her pieces as New England meets the Tropics with the effortless California vibe.
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From the time she was a little girl, Jennifer Arago was enchanted by the art of design; the process of taking the purest artistic elements and molding them into something extraordinary. Today, as Chief Designer at David Aubrey, she brings that same passion to every piece of jewelry she creates.
David Aubrey lines vary from delicate, meticulously assembled jewelry of monochromatic hues to larger, more vibrant pieces. Some collections are themed, whether romantic, vintage, tribal, or art deco. Each piece is painstakingly crafted with an array of raw materials, including plated and oxidized brass and white metal, semi-precious stones, vintage glass beads, Indian handmade glass beads, acrylic, and carved bone.
The primary inspirations behind Jennifer’s designs are texture and color. She says, “Most of the collections start with one finding that excites me. I then gather materials that go beautifully with that first element. The goal is to strike that perfect synergy of shapes, shades, and textures and deliver distinct and unexpected combinations.”
In styles ranging from sophisticated to whimsical, David Aubrey pieces are timeless—a bold statement for the moment as well as ten years from now. Jennifer is proud of the fact that her designs are revered by everyone from teenagers to octogenarians. All pieces are handcrafted in the U.S. by skilled artisans who share Jennifer’s passion for quality and originality.
Devlyn van Loon is an eponymous line of clothing made by hand in Toronto, Canada. Established in 2016, the brand is dedicated to streamlined silhouettes and sustainable manufacturing to create modern essentials. They focus on fit, silhouette and feel to create garments that seamlessly integrate into your every day and become a second skin, omitting the fussiness of getting dressed without sacrificing comfort.
Devlyn Van Loon’s ethos is that getting dressed should be an effortless and pleasurable experience. They believe that style need not be sacrificed to shop sustainably. Most of all, they believe that the importance of clothing lies not in how it looks, but how it makes you feel.
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Tired of staring into a wardrobe brimming with clothes, with a sense of having nothing to wear, or throwing out clothes that fall apart after a few washes, designer and founder, Alicia Tsi quit her full time job and set out to pursue her passion in fashion and create quality classics that made women feel beautiful in them.
After delving deeper into fashion supply chains, she uncovered a system that trains us to adopt a ‘disposable’ mindset - as we buy more and more products of low quality, and an industry that turns a blind eye to the high environmental and social cost of its production.
Esse was born out of a desire to redefine the way consumers approach fashion and interact with their garments by inspiring them to consider their garment’s purpose and lifecycle. They do so by merging elevated classics and timeless designs with social responsibility and environmental awareness to create investment pieces that are thoughtfully-made, whilst building a progressive supply chain and business model that encourages longevity, reduces waste, and champions transparency.
Kailee, the Founder of I'm With The Band, started with a vision to combine all the things she loves (music, fashion, health, and well-being) into one and make it something rad and tangible. She’s inspired by the music, culture, fashion, and attitude of the 60’s and 70’s. A lot of the bands are named as an homage to Kailee’s favorite rock stars, icons, and muses. Her vision is to grow I'm With The Band into a lifestyle brand with meaningful offerings that inspire people, nurture the human spirit, and that's able to give back to things she believes in and cares deeply about. All IWTB goods are lovingly made in Los Angeles, California. People are treated with kindness, paid fair wages, and are a part of the team and mission. Kailee carefully sources all of her fabrics for the highest quality and comfort, all with the environment and leaving the lightest footprint possible in mind. Many of her pieces are made from recycled, deadstock, and remnant materials, making them sustainable and limited edition, too. Kailee does this to bring these magical fabrics back to life and to make them special and exciting for the babes that snag these unique pieces.
At Industry Standard, they believe in four things above all else: good fabrics that last, flattering fits, reasonable prices, and friendly service. Their small batch denim, super cozy sweatshirts, and organic cotton tees add a timeless base layer to any wardrobe.
Industry Standard garments are made in Los Angeles which allows them to oversee production and limit the carbon footprint of shipping goods.
Katie creates handmade, dainty jewels to inspire women to try something new, embrace their femininity, and feel beautiful while still feeling like themselves. The jewels at Katie Dean Jewelry are fun, modern and effortlessly beautiful. But looking good is just one part of the equation.
She hand assembles every piece with some additional help from specialists in the field of stone setting, mold making, and gold plating. In addition to creating affordable dainty gold jewelry, Katie is passionate about continuing to create jobs within the United States to help the local economy.
Knickey believes standards are made to be raised. They skipped the pesticides and petroleum-based fabrics that make up most women’s underwear drawers and went with a natural-born winner. Knickey undies are made from clean, cool, certified organic cotton — so you and your lady parts can breathe easy.
Left Edit is a fashion brand manufactured responsibly in Los Angeles which was born out of an identified need for more fashion-forward garments that are equally as sustainable as they are stylish and affordable.
Lela Lingerie is a brand born of ethical, eco-conscious values with a desire to make garments from natural materials. Their products are designed to be timeless classics; they’re both functional and flattering and they’ll be the first pieces you reach for in the morning.
At L’Envers, the mission is to design fewer pieces made in a better way. They believe quality is an investment in the future that clothing ought to be made in mindful, careful, and slow consumption, and that our planet deserves better. Less waste and less pollution. That’s why they create seasonless pieces. Away from the tyranny of seasons, L’Envers offers timeless editions which are meant to stand the test of time and outlive fast fads and seasonal trends.
Since 2015, all of L’Envers pieces have been knitted in local, small family workshops in Spain, home of founder, Julie and her family. They wanted to give a voice to the local artisans specialised in knitwear who have suffered from the relocation of the textile industry to Asia. The pure materials, selected exclusively from French and Spanish spinning mills, are noble and respectful of the environment. Their creations are intended for women all over the globe to be inspired by local artisanal production, by slow and respectful fashion, and the stories of the hidden hands behind the confection of their clothes.
Milo + Nicki believes in designing clothes that last, and are made without compromising people or the planet. The brand only uses cruelty-free, ethically-designed, and sustainable fabrics in our designs that not only look good, but also feel good. The fit of their pieces are roomy, flowy, and easy-care for all women, and for any occasion. The designs and styles are timeless, seasonless, classic, and versatile with a bohemian and free feel, and Zambian and Indian in spirit.
MUNS the brand is the creation of two sisters, Bianca and Paola Muns. Their business goals rest in creating the possibility of a responsible and sustainable slow fashion brand. Because they are committed to their brand and customers, they have put all their efforts in looking for sustainable ways of making our brand possible and creating values and goals of sustainability to guide us along the way.
MUNS jewelry is consciously designed in an original sketch and then transferred into a computer-aided design (CAD). After completing the design, the pieces are produced in the USA and a small factory in India. The materials used for the composition of the pieces are 14k gold filled, 18k gold over silver and semi-precious stones.
Nature Hommage’s mission is to combat plastic waste and challenge the fashion industry as a whole. They believe in a better world of fashion where the fad era is over by creating pieces that nourish the health and future of the planet. The brand creates minimalistic pieces that don't go out of style over creating a new look for every season. Smooth and balmy on the skin, their crafted performance pieces suit your every need, whether for cozy days spent on the couch, or sweaty sessions at the CrossFit center.
Neu Nomads believes in simple, sustainable luxury at affordable prices. That’s why every piece in their collection is made from organic, plant-derived fabrics and non-toxic dyes. It’s also why they work directly with a global team of suppliers who share their commitment to sustainability, transparency, fair wages, and fair pricing. Because Neu Nomads doesn’t think you should have to sacrifice ethics and exceptional quality for ease and affordability.
Nisa is an underwear label and social enterprise founded by Elisha Watson in 2017, employing women from refugee backgrounds in their Wellington studio. For the Nisa team, a job is about so much more than a pay cheque - it's about making friends, practising English, and feeling like a valued member of a team. Elisha was working as a lawyer and volunteering with the Red Cross' refugee resettlement programme. She shared a love of sewing with many of the women in the former refugee community, and the idea of setting up a sewing workshop to provide employment opportunities took form. Elisha quit her job, set up a crowdfunding campaign, and then went about the process of hiring her first employees, buying machines and looking for a sunny space to base the workshop.
Nisa’s dream is to build an alumni of 100 former employees who go on to inspire their own communities. For them, success is not just providing a first job in New Zealand, but in providing a first step in a long career.
The most eco-friendly garment in the world however isn't much good if it doesn't look good and last the distance. Nisa puts months of effort into designing, sourcing, and then making every new product they launch, with rigorous testing for both style and comfort. This means, by the time a Nisa garment lands in your drawer, it'll be ready to be worn and loved for a long time.
Starting from seed up, a No Nasties garment is a labour of love - love for the planet, love for fellow beings, love for good design. All No Nasties products are made from 100% organic cotton in a fair trade factory following vegan principles.
Cotton farmers in India are committing suicide at an alarming rate of one every 30 minutes. There have officially been over 300,000 farmers suicides in the last 20 years - it's the largest number of suicides recorded in human history. Farmers have to bear the high costs of "modern" farming using genetically-modified seeds and synthetic farm inputs, while their yields and returns are unreliable causing them to be caught in a vicious cycle of debt where they feel their only escape is to take their own life. No Nasties looked at the current initiatives in India to address this issue and were glad to discover a solution in organic and fair trade farming practices.
No Nasties is very proud to be the first clothing brand to be Fairtrade licensed in India.
Created in 2018, OCIN is a lifestyle brand and swim label out of Toronto, Canada, that exists to connect human beings to their most open and free selves, to positively impact our communities, our earth and our oceans.
OCIN was inspired by the ocean — to do their part in celebrating and protecting this magnificent body that gives us life. They have designed their products thoughtfully and with the intention of being worn outside of the water as well, adding versatility, function, and wearability to your suit.
Passion Lilie is a fair trade and sustainable apparel brand with a mission to help artisans empower themselves by creating dignified employment opportunities. By offering fair wages, safe and healthy working conditions, and long-term employment to artisans in India, these job opportunities lead to sustainable societies and a better world. They are also committed to using eco-friendly materials throughout the supply chain and preserving the artistic and cultural talents of our craftspeople. At Passion Lilie, their beautiful, ethical clothing allows you to make a global impact while still looking fashionable.
Passion Lilie proudly contributes to keeping ancient artisanal dyeing and weaving traditions alive in India. Their artisans strike the perfect balance between old, time-honored traditions and new best practices. By incorporating the leading apparel and fabric manufacturing techniques into the production process, Passion Lilie ensures their customers receive products of the highest quality.
While their apparel is produced in India, each design is made in New Orleans, Louisiana by the founder and designer, Katie Schmidt. New Orleans is a special place for Passion Lilie.
Founded in 2015 by Melbourne designer Melinda Andaloro, Saroka is recognised for its striking, yet super versatile garments. After several years of working in fashion, Melinda became frustrated by the lack of size inclusion and diversity within the industry. So she set out to break every rule in the book, catering for women up to a size 16. Beginning with the design process, filtering through to the wearing experience, Saroka aims to empower women to feel incredible no matter what their shape or size.
Further to this, Saroka lays focus on slow and sustainable fashion, each garment is hand made to order in Melbourne, eliminating fabric and stock waste. Saroka focuses on quality over quantity, using premium fabrics and hand sewn finishes to ensure each garment becomes a long-term investment piece.
Selva Negra was founded in 2016 in a tiny Brooklyn apartment in Crown Heights. Designers, Kristen Gonzalez and Sam Romero found an immediate connection after meeting in New York post-graduation from FIT (KG) and Parsons (SR). Expressing design through their Latina heritage, Kristen and Sam revere big individual personalities and conceptualize through engineered comfort, contemporary shapes and multi-use silhouettes. Selva Negra is rooted in the use of ethical practices and is committed to ethically sourced materials, honest production, zero-waste packaging while picking up new ways to reduce their carbon footprint.
Selva Negra sources their fabrics locally in Los Angeles, CA and some imported goods from Japan and Turkey. Some of the fabric is purchased from deadstock wholesalers to reduce the amount of new fabric purchased from fabric mills. All trims are locally sourced from Los Angeles and also imported from Japan. Their collection is fully produced in Downtown Los Angeles using ethical and sustainable practices.