7 Items You Need to Nail Trans-Seasonal Dressing! - Good On You
27 Aug

7 Items You Need to Nail Trans-Seasonal Dressing!

Whether spring has sprung where you are, or the autumn leaves are falling, it’s that time of year again when the weather can swing wildly from one day to another (and sometimes between morning and afternoon). Having a few trans-seasonal pieces in your wardrobe will help you respond to the elements while staying stylish and ethical. Here are some of our favourites.

Why do trans-seasonal clothing?

Smart pieces that layer well and work with stripped back outfits are great for unpredictable weather. They’re also better for our conscience. This is because trans-seasonal fashion helps us shrink our wardrobes by having fewer, more useful pieces of clothing, and that in turn shrinks our fashion footprint.

Try these well-rated items:

No Nasties

Rated: Great

Sagitta Scarf – Ships internationally from India

Another leader when it comes to ethical fashion, No Nasties makes simple and stylish clothing from Fairtrade organic cotton in India where they are actively working to grow the ethical consumer market. Find the clothes in sizes S-XL.

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Shop No Nasties @ Made Trade.


Rated: Good

Pullover with Stand-Up Collar – Ships internationally from Germany


LANIUS – Pants

From classy to flirty, but always responsible: LANIUS trousers fit for every occasion. Winter Sale! Up to 20% off pants. (Europe and UK only) (Ends: 7 FEB)

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Fair and organic fashion with a feminine touch. Noble looks that radiate liveliness. Winter Sale! Up to 20% off tops. (Europe and UK only) (Ends: 7 FEB)

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LANIUS – Knits

Wrap yourself in the softest knitwear, perfect for relaxing at home or keeping snug outside. Winter Sale! Up to 20% off knitwear. (Europe and UK only) (Ends: 7 FEB)

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LANIUS – Coats and Jackets

LANIUS creates beautiful pieces that keep you warm while making you feel good, inside and out. Winter Sale! Up to 20% off jackets and coats. (Europe and UK only) (Ends: 7 FEB)

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“Love Fashion, Think Organic, Be Responsible” are the maxims of LANIUS. The German brand uses eco-friendly materials, like GOTS certified cotton. All LANIUS facilities are SA8000 certified and it is a member of the Fair Wear Foundation. LANIUS' clothes are available in EU sizes 34-44.

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Mother of Pearl

Rated: Good

Whitney Checked Dress – Ships internationally from the UK

Mother of Pearl is a sustainable and ethical luxury womenswear and accessories designer brand that celebrates individuality and authenticity. The brand uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including organic cotton and ensure the payment of a living wage across some of its supply chain. Find most products in UK sizes 6 to 16.

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Shop Mother of Pearl @ Rêve en Vert.

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Swedish Stockings

Rated: Great

Svea Tights Black – Ships internationally from Sweden


Swedish Stockings @ Luisa Via Roma

Aiming at disrupting a wasteful industry, Swedish Stockings sustainably produces luxury hosiery using recycled yarn. Up to 80% off Swedish Stockings @ Luisaviaroma. (Ends: 7 FEB)

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Aren’t we all tired of finding rips and ladders in our stockings after just a few wears? Swedish Stockings are here to solve all your hosiery woes! Made from recycled nylon products in zero-waste factories, this new brand wants to change the way we wear and discard our stockings. Their products are long lasting and will keep your legs warm all through winter, and as you transition towards a lighter spring wardrobe. We caught up with founder Saskia on our blog to find out all about how they do it.

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Shop Swedish Stockings @ Luisa via Roma.

Shop Swedish Stockings @ thegreenlabels.

Shop Swedish Stockings @ Rêve en Vert.


Rated: Good

Vegan Wave in White Rose – Ships internationally from Italy

Fashion and sustainability can go together and Womsh is the footwear brand that proves it. Their sneakers are entirely designed and manufactured in Italy.

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Shop Womsh @ COMOVITA.


Rated: Great

Nora Straight Forever – Ships internationally from the Netherlands

Established in 2001, Kuyichi is the first organic denim brand. With ‘Great’ labour and environmental ratings, the brand designs ethical and durable, yet trendy and modern pieces that never go out of style. We love the ‘Boyfriend’ and ‘Slim’ cuts for your trans-seasonal ensembles-paired with a light jacket, t-shirt or singlet they’re stylish with plenty of room to move.

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Shop Kuyichi @ Staiy.

Whimsy + Row

Rated: Good

Maya Button Up – Ships internationally from the US


Whimsy + Row – Outerwear

Easy, flirty and elegant jackets and coats ethically made for every modern and creative woman. Winter Sample Sale! Up to 75% off outerwear. (Ends: 31 JAN)

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Whimsy + Row – Bottoms

Hello, effortless chic: made out of the best eco-friendly fabrics, these pants and skirts will become your go-to! Winter Sample Sale! Up to 75% off bottoms. (Ends: 31 JAN)

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Whimsy + Row – Tops

Like finding a vintage gem, Whimsy + Row tops use deadstock fabric to create unique looks you will treasure. Winter Sample Sale! Tops starting at $16. (Ends: 31 JAN)

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This LA-based brand makes ethical fashion that looks great—a rare find indeed.  By limiting each garment to short runs, Whimsy + Row utilises deadstock fabric, reduces packaging waste, and takes care of precious water resources. Find most products in XS-XL.

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With these fabulous essentials on hand (or in wardrobe) you’ll be ready for anything, all year round!

Editor's note

This article was updated in September 2020. All images via brands mentioned. Feature image via LANIUS. Good On You publishes the world’s most comprehensive ratings of fashion brands’ impact on people, the planet and animals. Use our Directory to search more than 2,500 brands. We may earn a commission on sales made using our offer codes or affiliate links.

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