16 Pieces So Cute, You'd Never Know They Were Eco-Friendly
Free People has teamed up with Waves for Water, an organization that works on the frontline providing clean water for communities in need around the world. Each tee purchase will contribute to Free People’s $50,000 donation to Waves for Water's Puerto Rico efforts.
Buy It! We the Free Waves Tee, $68; freepeople.com
KATY PERRY COLLECTION
From April 19th through April 23rd, Katy Perry Collections will donating 10 percent of proceeds from each purchase to Water.org to help give aid to those in need of access to clean water around the world. First on our list? These quirky colorblocked pink sandals!
Buy It! The Margot, $100; katyperrycollections.com
Soko's mission is to provide "ethical fast fashion" by hiring artisans from global emerging markets to create on-trend pieces using locally-sourced and eco-friendly materials.
Buy It! Mari Dot Hoop Stud Earrings, $60; shopsoko.com
Reformation is a line that's loved by celebs and stylish women for its adorable approach to low-impact fashion. You can read exactly what impact each garment has on the environment on their website when you shop, which is great, because we want everything on there! (Bonus: They recently extended their size range!)
Buy It! Cordova Dress, $248; thereformation.com
Ethically produced in Peru and Mexico, Nisolo has teamed up with Ecosphere+ to implement an insetting program to help offset their carbon emission in effort to protect the Amazon Basin. For every pair of Nisolo shoes sold, a contribution is made to help protect forests in the Amazon Basin.
Buy It! Elizabeth Slide, $158; nisolo.com
Amour Vert creates their incredibly soft clothes — such as this shirt made from their signature organic cotton — from sustainably fabrics. And even better, they plant a tree for every tee sold.
Buy It! Trista Organic Cotton Dress, $138; nordstrom.com
Madewell has teamed up with the Surfrider Foundation, a grassroots non-profit that works to protect and preserve the world's oceans, waves and beaches. Together they've designed this T-shirt — made from 100 percent recycled cotton — and 25 percent of each sale will be donated to protect our oceans and beaches.
Buy It! Madewell x Surfrider Foundation Mother Earth Tee, $35; madewell.com
ASOS MADE IN KENYA
Each season since 2010, ASOS has worked on a sustainable capsule collection with SOKO Kenya, a clothing manufacturer that provides fair and safe employment and training for some of the country’s poorest communities. This season, ASOS has teamed up with with a series of collaborators who aim to empower women and create sustainable change through fashion to help design the collection.
Buy It! ASOS Made In Kenya x 2ManySiblings High Neck Frill Jumpsuit, $87; asos.com
ALEX AND ANI
The jewelry line prides itself on being made from recycled and repurposed scrap metal in the United States, and supports STEM programs and conservation efforts through The Rogers Williams Park Zoo and has provided more than 52,800 families in impoverished countries with sustainable sanitation programs and access to clean drinking water through Living Water International.
Buy It! Palm Leaf Charm Bangle, $28; alexandani.com
H&M's Conscious collection is taking recycled, organic and sustainable materials and turning them into the chic styles and pieces we expect to see from the brand already. They also have a goal for all cotton in their range to come from sustainable sources by 2020.
Eco-conscious brand Bleusalt creates luxury apparel from sustainable materials. Their Cindy Pant, which was originally designed for supermodel Cindy Crawford, is made from materials derived from the sustainable botanic fibers of the beechwood tree. For each purchase, a percentage of sales is donated to The Sculpt The Future Foundation.
Buy It! The Cindy Pant, $192; bleusalt.com
These totes are renewable and biodegradable and made from recycled cotton. Not to mention, they're durable and large enough for all of your summer picnic essentials!
Buy It! Tote, $28; landsend.com
EVERYTHING BUT WATER
As part of their commitment to support ocean protection, Everything But Water has launched their Water Is Everything Initiative and 25 percent of sales from their curated collection, including this Vitamin A swimsuit that's made from recycled plastic water bottles, will be donated to the 5 Gyres Institute to help fund ocean research.
Buy It! Vitamin A One Piece Swimsuit, $162; everythingbutwater.com
This sustainable brand creates comfy and cute basics -- and they are made of recycled organic fabrics, making their tees (and all of their products!) super soft.
Buy It! Tee, $38; alternativeapparel.com
DL1961 uses sustainable innovation, energy-efficient practices, premium cotton that's ethically sourced and water-efficient botanic fibers to create their super sculpting, soft and high-retention denim.
Buy It! Liv Jumpsuit, $228; dl1961.com