Whether you’re a summer person or a winter person, you can’t deny this is definitely the coziest time of the year here in the Northern Hemisphere. Time for hot cocoa, twinkly lights, and Netflix binges. In the fashion world, however, we’re most excited about the fact that its coat season. Coats are the number one staple once the temperature drops and are one of the easiest ways to make a fashion statement. Staying warm, stylish, and ethically dressed seems like a hard combo to live up to, but we have some fabulous ideas for you to do just that this winter.
Thankfully, there are a lot of options from great companies that want to ensure you’re comfortable and dressed sustainably in the cold. We’ve compiled a list of brands that will keep you toasty and fashionable without hurting the environment, and you can shop them right on our site!
Started by a brother-sister duo, Lobo Mau, offers unique, edgy designs that oppose the human and environmental exploitation of industrial clothing production. All fabrics are hand-printed in their studio or machine knitted by local mills. Another big plus is that their high-quality garments are all machine washable, even their coziest of sweatshirt coats.
All of andagain’s garments are manufactured in small batches in New York and are made using deadstock and recycled materials, so you don’t have to worry about exhausting our precious resources when you pick up one of these snuggly pieces.
At frnds of ours, you’ll find the ideal jackets to layer under a coat in the winter or over a sweater in the fall. Not only are they stylish, but since they’re made in small batches and handcrafted, you know you’re getting quality over quantity and the best bang for your buck.
There’s nothing better than wrapping yourself up in someone else’s story. Sounds romantic, right? This is how we envision buying secondhand vintage—because you’re giving an item some more love and making even more memories in it. closiTherapi is an online vintage store where you can find just about anything you need. Shop their whole selection of different styles dedicated to outerwear and you’ll be sure to find just the right piece to fit your personality.
There’s no better time to vouch for these small brands that work hard every day to bring us ethical, sustainably made products. Consider liking and sharing these companies that help you stay stylish and sustainable during the coldest times of the year. Give the planet a little extra love this winter season by sharing, liking, commenting, and just generally spreading the word on the sustainable fashion movement. Every little act is making the movement stronger and sustainable clothing more desirable.