DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT

Fashion’s Sustainable Future

Fashion’s
Sustainable Future

Just a decade ago eco-friendly fashion meant some shapeless hemp and a pair
of Tevas. Today, designers are rewriting the rules with cool, stylish collections that
just happen to be good for the environment. Meet the names leading the charge.
Just a decade ago eco-friendly fashion meant
some shapeless hemp and a pair of Tevas.
Today, designers are rewriting the rules with
cool, stylish collections that just happen to
be good for the environment.

AMUR

  • The NYC-based brand was born out of the belief that great style should not come at the cost of the environment. This philosophy informs its very name: a mindful use of resources. AMUR, for short.
  • VIBE:
    The romantic with a boho spirit.
  • SUSTAINABLE MOVES:
    Every style is made from eco-friendly fabrics, including natural, cellulosic and regenerated fibers.
  • MUST-RENT:
    Floaty, floral dresses in natural silks.



“Invest in good-quality products that last. Don’t buy things you are only going to wear once.”



“Invest in good-quality products that last. Don’t buy things you are only going to wear once.”


—STEPHANIE SUBERVILLE, LEAD DESIGNER

TOME

  • After a 15-year-long friendship, Aussie design duo Ryan Lobo and Ramon Martin launched their NYC-based brand, now synonymous with powerful, feminine silhouettes.
  • VIBE:
    That super-chic lady from Yoga class.
  • SUSTAINABLE MOVES:
    The Spring 2019 collection incorporated organic hemp, cotton and linen into the mix.
  • MUST-RENT:
    An incredible blue-and-yellow tie-dyed dress— made with natural pigments formulated from temple flowers found throughout India.



“Sustainable and ethical fashion should not be considered a luxury but a given.”



“Sustainable and ethical fashion should not be considered a luxury but a given.”


—RAMON MARTIN, CO-FOUNDER

REFORMATION

  • After a trip to China, Yael Aflalo discovered the toll that fashion takes on the environment and decided to start a sustainable fashion brand of her own.
  • VIBE:
    That Hollywood cool-girl crowd.
  • SUSTAINABLE MOVES:
    Fabrics are recycled from old stock materials and repurposed vintage clothing.
  • MUST-RENT:
    Effortless midi dresses that look great on every body type.



“My biggest dream is to bring sustainable fashion to everyone.”



“My biggest dream is to bring sustainable fashion to everyone.”


—YAEL AFLALO, CO-FOUNDER & CEO

Fashion’s Sustainable Future

Fashion’s
Sustainable Future

Meet more designers who are pioneering a better way to get dressed.
Meet more designers who are pioneering
a better way to get dressed.

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