Author Team Lifestyle Food
London is the best city in the world at blending old and new together which adds incredible beauty to the city; The variety, the diversity, the people, the architecture, the Georgian and Victorian squares to charming places like Little Venice or Clapham Common North Side, London has lots of things to see; museums, parks, monuments, palaces, and thousands of shops, so it’s the perfect destination if you’re looking to spruce up!
From high street fashion to British designers to vintage store you’ll find something to suit your style and budget. And don’t forget all the sustainable options!
Yes!! London is a fashion capital, but luckily London’s Sustainable brands are working towards making things better. Using responsible materials and sustainable methods, with artisan workers being paid a proper wage, these clothes are made to last far longer than a single season. So treat yourself to a guilt-free swag!
Lowie is a London-based sustainable women’s wear brand with two standalone stores in Herne Hill and Crystal Palace, South London. Inspired by natural fibers and traditional handicrafts, Lowie re-interprets heritage garments in a totally modern way. Sustainability is close to their hearts and with every collection; they’re doing their best to give you products with environmental credibility.
Lowie proudly offers free repairs for life so you get to love your pieces for longer.
P.i.C creates the multifunctional conscious capsule collection. With just eight pieces combined together, these can create more than 50+ outfits. The vision is to create a contemporary capsule wardrobe that is timeless, space-saving with limited impact on the environment. This is “thoughtful fashion”; Slow fashion. Even the pieces are named after London areas! P.i.C uses fabrics that are locally sourced, sustainable, and organic or select stock material.
We are inspired by the items that have been in our wardrobes for years – because true style is timeless, not transient and throwaway. Our versatile day-to-evening pieces are made to the highest quality, designed to last and be loved.
AGE OF REASON
Age of Reason is a UK luxury print label with an emphasis on quality, sustainability, and ethics. Born as a scarf studio, the brand recently began to evolve by adding clothing and home ware. It is designed by Ali Mapletoft, a former London filmmaker. They’re on a mission to change the way the industry approaches high-end fashion and interiors by proving luxury can be ethical, inclusive and playful.www.age-of-reason-studios.com
VIN + OMI
If you are in a mood to try some innovative textiles, VIN + OMI- a leading international Eco-Brand- is the place to go to! Along with all their other sustainable and eco-friendly products, they produce textiles from nettles and cow parsley and flax. VIN + OMI’s distinct style mixes strong prints, bold silhouettes and wide-ranging textures alongside impactful slogans.
MADIA & MATILDA
Madia & Matilda is a unique luxury clothing label, specializing in upcycled and sustainable fabrics. Madia & Matilda is based in the beautiful Cotswold’s founded by Shalize Nicholas. Each piece is handcrafted with care, turning old garments and remnants, into new designs or designing new garments with sustainable fabrics. Madia & Matilda share a passion for beautifully created clothing, which prolongs the longevity of a garments lifespan, leading to a less wasteful world.
Henri focuses on expertly tailored, 100% organic cotton, shirts, trousers, and jackets. The majority of the organic cotton used by Henri is certified by Global Organic Textile Standards (GOTS). Fabrics are either hand-woven on traditional Indian wooden looms or machine woven in France. Hand-weaving gives a beautiful texture of fabric – a human touch – something that can’t be achieved with machines! Also, don’t forget to take part in their shirt-making workshops!
AITCH AITCH (pronounced H-H) is a luxury handbag company, utilizing sustainable exotics and heirloom quality craftsmanship to create pieces for the inspired women. The salmon skin used in every AITCH AITCH piece is a natural by-product of the fishing industry, and is sourced from organic and sustainable fishing farms in Europe, and dyed and tanned using non-toxic and non-chemical processes by a family-owned tannery in Europe.