December’s Best Newly Rated Brands

By December 3, 2018Fashion

It’s the end of the year. For many of us that means a flurry of work and social engagements before taking a week or so to relax and recharge with friends and family. Here to help with your sartorial decisions is our final drop of ethical brands for 2018, featuring everything from artisanal luxury evening wear to super-natural organic basics.  See you in 2019!

F.H. Christensen GoY-Ratings_4

Tropical Tangerine – Shipping internationally

London-based F.H. Christensen designs luxury cocktail and evening wear, mixing exotic lavishness with elegant professionalism. This is sustainability by design, with special cutting techniques deployed to minimise waste.  Pieces like this stunning tangerine jumpsuit are made to order, so you know each piece is unique.

The Ahimsa Collective GoY-Ratings_5

Don’t Shoot the Messenger – Shipping internationally

Ahimsa Collective creates luxury accessories from pineapple leaves which have been turned into the amazing eco-fabric Pinatex. Its entire product range is vegan and it uses of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production. This smart shoulder bag has a lining made out of recycled plastic bottles.

Vaude GoY-Ratings_4

Women’s Kabru Hooded Jacket III – Shipping internationally

Heading out in the snow this Christmas? Vaude is a European family-run outdoor wear brand. It sustainably produces clothes and materials for the outdoors, using eco-friendly materials, like recycled fabrics. It is also a member of the Fair Wear Foundation and has a Code of Conduct which covers all of the ILO Four Fundamental Freedom principles.

The Blue Suit GoY-Ratings_5

Eleven oz. collectionBuy from selected retailers in Switzerland and the Netherlands

Fully certified by Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) organic cotton, the Blue Suit designs denim luxury items to make you shine. The brand reduces its impact by manufacturing locally and uses low impact non-toxic dyes in all of its products.

Monsoon Blooms GoY-Ratings_5

Kalpana Men’s T-Shirt – Shipping internationally

Following the wisdom of Ayurveda, Monsoon Blooms creates Fairtrade International-certified organic cotton underwear and basics, naturally dyed with plants. It does not use any animal products and makes its product by hand to reduce its climate impact.

Other New brands:

Sadly, not all the brands we looked at achieved a ‘Good’ or ‘Great’ rating. Here are some more brands you requested that still have more work to do:

Eastpak – GoY-Ratings_3

JanSport – GoY-Ratings_3

Lee – GoY-Ratings_3

Vans – GoY-Ratings_3

Timberland – GoY-Ratings_3

The North Face – GoY-Ratings_3

Wrangler – GoY-Ratings_3

Don’t forget, you can nominate brands for us to rate using the ‘suggest brand’ button on the app. The more nominations a brand gets, the faster it will be rated.

Solene Rauturier

Author Solene Rauturier

Originally from France, Solene is currently Content and Community intern at Good on You.

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