More and more retailers are embracing eco fashion. Brands are creating clothing with a social and environmental responsibility. In honor of Earth Day, check out a few of our top picks for sustainable fashion.
H&M – H&M is one of the more popular fast fashion brands. It is ahead of the curve when it comes to sustainable fashion with its invent of the Conscious collection. According to its global sustainability report, H&M has increased its organic cotton production by 20%. It also has other eco-friendly initiatives like a recycling program.
Helpsy - this brand incorporates ethical purchasing with cutting-edge fashion. You can shop upcycled, fair trade and cruelty-free products.
Ethica - You can shop by ethical qualities like handcrafted, vegan, or made in the U.S.A. They are known for their handbags and prints.
Kaight – Carrying a lot of independent brands, this Manhattan-based store focuses on local production and organic textiles.
Maiden Nation – Maiden Nation is where designers meet sustainability. It touts a message of female empowerment.
Popular stores like Victoria’s Secret, Mango and Zara also have pledged to go green. They are set to eliminate hazardous chemicals from their production process by 2020.
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition works to reduce the environmental impact of apparel and footwear. Top retailers in this coalition include Target, Nike, Gap and Walmart.