Do you know that special feeling, babe? When you wear a beautiful summer outfit and that outfit instantly boosts your mood? Wearing a summer dress reminds me of sunny weather, the warm sun that kisses my skin, the smell of sunscreen, the smell of saltwater, the sound of the ocean and the wind that touches the palm trees quite softly. I can already hear the ocean, feel the sun on my body, and the sand under my feet. Do you, too?
I reviewed a couple of sustainable fashion labels and designers that go the extra mile to create unique pieces that make the summer literally endless for you. For sure they are eco-friendly and use recycled materials. And some of them have a gorgeous mission and social engagement that you can contribute to when buying their pieces. I invite you to have a look a these sustainable fashion brands, their mission, and of course their beautiful apparel. Happy dressing and enjoy the summer time, love! 🌴🌴
The apparel by PALEM always makes me smile, the beautiful garments and colors make me automatically feel the summer vibes as a passionate traveller. PALEM is formed by the Indonesian word for palm tree. And this is what their passion is about, letting you experience “endless summer” with timeless, fashionable, and wonderful feminine pieces. The clothes are designed in France using natural and responsible fabrics such as organic cotton, silk, linen, and sustainable viscose. With every order, you get a free tote bag and a PALEM bracelet. Everything comes in a reusable box that is so beautifully designed and an eyecatcher itself. They have an amazing online shop and ship across Europe and beyond. On-site they have boutiques in France, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates.
Les Lunes is a young German fashion label based in Berlin that creates “forever Sunday fashion”. The apparel is as cozy as it can ever be. It’s a long-lasting fashion for women, introducing leggings, jumpsuits, dresses, and bodysuits and more in a huge variety of colors. Thus colorful as a flower meadow during the summer months. Les Lunes uses sustainable, natural fabrics, i.e. “Bamboo viscose” that got certified. They stand up for a fair working conditions and fair wages for their seamstresses. Additionally, the production factories are known for their local and sustainable footprint. Les Lunes never encourages overproduction and defective apparel will get donated or recycled for creating new products. They ship across Europe at reduced shipping costs and overseas.
SIKA garments remind me of the colorful and gorgeously diverse culture of Africa. This is what their mission is about, to inspire you by the culture of Ghana (West Africa) and to demonstrate how fashion can impact society positively. The beautiful dresses, swimwear, and much more is designed in London (UK) and handmade locally in Ghana. Further, SIKA wants to highlight how the local apparel production can socially and environmentally contribute to the local communities. In this sense, SIKA creates jobs for the community and pays fair wages. And SIKA actively makes this difference in society coming alive by supporting the Ghanaian communities. SIKA ships their amazing garments worldwide.
This ethical American fashion brand offers beautiful leather goods and garments which are produced by gorgeous women in Ethiopia, Mexico, Brazil, and India. At ABLE their female workers are their core mission. While creating jobs to produce fashion, poverty finds a happy end. This is why ABLE strongly invests in women, empowers them, and educates them to change their lives long term. Further, they pay fair wages to make a difference. Regarding leather products, ABLE uses natural materials rather than artificial leather substitutes that harm the environment. Besides, leather comes as a byproduct of the meat industry and small left-overs get reused for new items. Packaging and mailers at ABLE are 100% recycled. At the moment, they are shipping to the USA and Canada only.
Vinnia is a young Portuguese fashion label for swimwear and located in Lisbon. Besides the sunny weather and blue ocean, every piece is handmade in its own atelier. The beachwear perfectly complements a relaxing day at the ocean and comes in many different sizes for the beautiful female travelers around the world. At Vinnia it is all about conscious and sustainable fashion. Thus, the eco swimwear is made from ECONYL® and so every new bikini uses recycled plastics from the ocean or landfill waste. Further, Vinnia avoids overstock and waste as it produces at small scale. Further, they provide hang tags infused with wildflower or herb seeds that you can grow. Vinnia currently ships to Europe, USA, and Australia and uses compostable shipping mailers made from corn starch.
The fashion brand TAMGA Designs focuses on sustainability in every step of the garment production. The Canadian brand produces lovely dresses, colorful kimonos, and loungewear. Thus, it is important for TAMGA that their apparel is ethically made and of course eco-friendly. Therefore, they use e.g. TENCEL™ fabrics made from renewable eucalyptus wood and use vivid colors that result from low-impact dyes. Their eco-friendly production saves water and energy and comes up with lesser CO2 emissions. Additionally, TAMGA fashion pieces come in a reusable tote bag made from organic cotton and their mailers are entirely compostable. They ship to Canada and the USA at reduced shipping costs and internationally.
🌴🌴 A beautiful summer garment can also be your travel trigger reminding you of amazing memories and your past adventures. Want to find more about your personal travel triggers and how to cope with wanderlust, babe? Check out my recent blog post on this topic.
You want to add ethical jewelry to your new outfit? Here are the best labels supporting you this summer, girl! You’ll love them.
// Disclaimer // I was not paid for my reviews and recommendations mentioned in this blog post. The views and opinions expressed in this blog post are purely my own and can be considered as honest evaluations.
What is your favorite summer piece in your wardrobe that reminds you of beautiful travels? Which are your favorite sustainable fashion labels? Please leave your comments and thoughts below and share these insights with other travel lovelies. ♥