6 Sustainable Winter Essentials Worth Your Investment - Good On You
26 Jun

6 Sustainable Winter Essentials Worth Your Investment

From the polar vortex to an icy Arctic blast—when the temperature plummets, the temptation to go out and spend your money on those cheap sweaters, mittens, and scarves from the nearest fast fashion chain store is hard to resist. To help you out, here are six sustainable winter essentials that are actually worth your dollars, and your love.


Rated: Good

Carnelian Wrap – Ships internationally from the US

Taiyo is a philosophy-first womenswear brand dropping one look at a time. The brand uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including recycled materials and manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint.

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Rated: Good

Powder Town Beanie – Ships internationally from the US

Nobody likes cold ears, am I right? This beanie by Patagonia with its double-layered headband will keep you feeling snug! It’s made from a mix of recycled wool and recycled nylon, and features a super cute pom-pom on top. Patagonia is an adventure and outdoors brand committed to doing the right thing by people and planet.

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Swedish Stockings

Rated: Great

Alma Rib Tights – Ships internationally from Sweden

Keeping your legs warm doesn’t mean you have to hide them away! Swedish Stockings make chic yet durable pantyhose from recycled nylon in zero-waste factories. These stockings are crafted to last a lifetime and not just one or two nights out!

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Organic Basics

Rated: Great

TENCEL™ Lite Turtleneck – Ships internationally from Denmark

Organic Basics offers high quality sustainable fashion basics for men and women in organic materials. The Denmark-based brand puts sustainable thinking at the centre of everything - it only chooses fabrics that care for our environment, and only ever partners with factories that care about their impact.

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People Tree

Rated: Great

Lucia Chunky Knit Jumper – Ships internationally from the UK

Sustainable fashion pioneer and leader People Tree is a ‘Great’ ethical brand and one of our favourites. The brand uses eco-friendly materials and addresses labour risks by adopting the Fairtrade International - Small Producers Organisations Code of Conduct.

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Rated: Good

Signature Cashmere Gloves Forest Green – Ships internationally from the US

NAADAM responsibly sources & produces luxury knitwear while preserving nomadic lifestyle in Mongolia.

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