But if you’re worried going ethical means a wardrobe full lumpy, itchy, hempy pieces, think again.
Every brand and designer listed below is on this list because of its eco and fashion credentials – you’ll actually want to wear those pieces.
Our man-made constructed environments are disconnected and unaware of other life and the planet which is why there is waste.’ There are different ways to produce ethical fashion, and according to the Ethical Fashion Forum, they fall into three categories, social, environmental and commercial, specifically tackling these issues: Big brands are catching up though, and certain high-street heroes have had ethical lines for a few seasons now, namely H&M and ASOS.
H&M’s Conscious collection uses recycled products, and is so popular it almost always sells out within a few days.
The long-term goal is that all the cotton used across its supply chain is sustainably sourced.
Fat Face has a company-wide Code of Conduct where all factories that produce their goods must abide by as well as working with suppliers and other organisations to make sure their workers are treated fairly.
Thanks to sustainable production techniques, they aim to reduce the waste of water and bring the use of chemicals down to a minimum.