11 Ethical Outfit Inspirations for Valentine’s Day - Good On You
03 Feb

11 Ethical Outfit Inspirations for Valentine’s Day

“Roses are overrated

Fast fashion is too

We found some sustainable Valentine’s Day outfits

To inspire you”

 

Valentine’s Day is all about love, and if there’s one thing we absolutely love here at Good On You, it’s ethics and sustainability.

So whether you’re spending the day with your crush, significant other, friends, family, or just yourself (we highly encourage a bit of self-love and self-care), we’ve got you covered.

Lois Hazel

Rated: Good

Mosey Top – Ships internationally

Lois Hazel is a sustainable Melbourne-based fashion label with a focus on local production and sourcing. The Mosey top is a great example of Lois Hazel’s commitment to sustainability: it’s made from deadstock cotton fabric and is hand-painted as part of the brand’s collaboration with Eliza from Mosey Me.

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OhSevenDays

Rated: Good

Illustrated Vegan Silk Boxy Blouse – Ships internationally

OhSevenDays was started by Australian-Canadian Megam Mummery to promote slow fashion and the ‘power of circularity’. Based in Istanbul, the brand reclaims end of roll fabrics from the city’s garment factories and creates sharp, everyday womenswear that’s as wearable as it is ethical. This blouse is made from vegan silk and if you look closely, you’ll notice the pattern is perfect for, ah, lovers.

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Reformation

Rated: Good

Julia Fringe Jeans – Ships internationally

LA-based Reformation creates killer clothes that don’t kill the environment. The brand also ensures that a large proportion of its suppliers pay a living wage. This slim mid-rise jean features fringe hem details at the bottom adds a fun (and interesting) twist to your outfit.

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Shop Reformation @ Farfetch.

Filippa K

Rated: Good

Alaina Top – Ships internationally

Wear this fine ribbed turtleneck top (available in an array of gorgeous tones) with the Reformation jeans mentioned above and you can be sure you’ll make an impression! Filippa K was built in Stockholm in 1993, on a backbone of entrepreneurial strength focused on style, simplicity and quality. It uses organic cotton and linen and recycles off-cuts created during the manufacturing process.

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Shop Filippa K @ Farfetch.

SUSI Studio

Rated: Good

Hey Simone Heels – Ships internationally

Founded by Bianca Moran, Susi’s mission is to make sustainable footwear accessible and fashionable, while inspiring compassion towards animals, the environment, and humanity. Dress up any of the outfits recommended with this gorgeous classic pair.

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Spell

Rated: Good

Mira Bustier Dress – Ships internationally

Spell is a modern-bohemian fashion brand inspired by far-off places, vintage treasures and childhood memories. Effortlessly glamorous, this bustier dress is great for that first restaurant date. Or you can dress it down with sneakers and a vintage denim jacket for a Valentine’s Day brunch with your girl crew!

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Veja

Rated: Good

Nova Canvas White Marsala – Ships internationally

Because not everybody likes to wear heels (I’m one of those people), we also wanted to give you a sneaker option. These vegan ones are made by none other than Veja, the French ecological and fair trade footwear brand and sustainable fashion pioneer.

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Shop Veja @ Farfetch.

MUD Jeans

Rated: Great

George Denim Shirt – Ships internationally

Boys, we haven’t forgotten about you! This denim shirt is one of our favourites. It’s made by Dutch denim brand MUD Jeans, which is all about sustainability. Not only does it offer a repair service, but it also provides a rental service where you can lease a pair of jeans for up to a year!

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Also find MUD Jeans @ Ecoture.

No Nasties

Rated: Great

Ren Half-Sleeve Shirt – Ships internationally

In case you needed a short sleeve option, we recommend going for this cool printed shirt. No Nasties makes simple and stylish clothing from Fairtrade organic cotton in India where they are actively working to grow the ethical consumer market.

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Shop No Nasties @ Ecoture.

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Shop No Nasties @ Made Trade.

NAE

Rated: Good

Oliver Blue – Ships internationally

Nae is a Portuguese footwear brand using innovative materials to create shoes with “No Animal Exploitation”. Their sustainable shoe materials include OEKO-TEX® certified microfibres such as in these timeless oxford shoes in a classic blue shade.

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ARTICLE22

Rated: Good

Let’s Spoon Jewelgram Necklace – Ships internationally

How fitting (and adorable) is this ARTICLE22 necklace? Whether it’s with your SO, your friends, your family, your pets, everybody deserves to be loved and spooned on V-Day and every day! Every piece of ARTICLE22 jewellery is locally handcrafted in Laos using recycled materials from Vietnam War bombs, plane parts, military hardware, and other aluminum scraps.

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Shop ARTICLE22.

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