In 2019, our innocent #OOTD’s cost piles of clothing waste, child labor and toxic sewage polluting our rivers not to mention an alarmingly high price tag that comes with prestigious brands, sadly oblivious to the damage caused by fast fashion.
A small community of fashionable nature enthusiasts, however, are helping you to take an alternative route with their sustainable fashion brands in Singapore that are not only stylish yet equally earth-friendly, comfortable and unique. Here’s 7 sustainable local brands that you could support to make a difference.
1) Matter = Comfort x Pants
Matter, a brand with a message spread like a wildfire by creating jobs among rural artisans, shifting designers orthodoxical approach to the designing process and creating awareness among consumers on the importance of knowing where and what something is made of.
This Summer, wiggle into an organic cotton line of breezy, yet structured pants, versatile dresses with asymmetrical hemline. Made from breathable, 100% natural cotton fabric includes jumpsuits, scarves, tops and wraps perfect for a hot day and a chill night.
2) Ubu Swimwear : Swimwear
Much of the current trend toward sustainability can be attributed to Ubu Swimwear. Assuring extreme durability, more resistant to chlorine and suntan oils & lotions than alternatives and has the highest available rating for UV protection, let us surprise you with facts that Ubu Swimwear incorporates fabrics made from 100% recycled and regenerated material like old fishing nets
and plastic bottles that are rescued from our oceans and landfills. Did we mention they’re totally fashion-oriented as well?
3) Indosole: Thoughtfully Made Footwear
Indosole seeks to be the world's most responsible footwear company, with a quest to save 1 million tires from landfills by converting them to soles for durable, waterproof, everyday footwear. Their aim is to develop a sustainable, conscious brand with soul and authenticity, providing solutions to address circular economy footwear production at the same time as landfill reduction. Indosole's production process is B - Corp certified, meeting the highest standards of social and environmental performance.
4)OliveAnkara: African Fashion
Check!Over here, we appreciate culture, colors, and sustainability. Submerging both African fabrics with a hint of Italian taste and modern fashion designs, OliveAnkara is a way of living than just a brand as they commit to the idea of zero waste, slow fashion (oppose to fast fashion) and quality over quantity thus expect 4 similarly designed being produced only once. Uniqueness.
5) Kalaia : Bohemian Wears