Manufacturing clothes locally is one route brands can go down to reduce the carbon footprint of their operations. This month’s pick of newly rated brands all design and make their garments in the United States. Here’s what you need to know:
Our Top Newly-Rated Brands For May
Fresh, casual, stylish and affordable - ADAY is a New York brand that takes its sustainability credentials seriously. From eco-friendly materials to its commitment to minimising water waste, ADAY's clothing will not cost the earth. Perfect for workwear or everyday.
Los Angeles-based Proclaim make beautiful bras from recycled plastic bottles. Their wire-free, contoured designs come in three shades of 'nude', building inclusivity into the brand. They also ensure the people in their California factory earn a living wage, and visit suppliers regularly.
Sustainable, ethical, animal friendly and available up to size 3XL, there's nothing fake about Fauxgerty's range of womenswear. Fauxgerty rescues deadstock fabric and turns it it to timeless wardrobe staples. All their clothes are made in Tennessee, Alabama and California, by people earning a living wage.
Elena Bobysheva's luxury label makes bold statement pieces to order. The Chicago-based designer works with colour blocks to create eye-catching day and eveningwear. Bobysheva describes herself as an 'animal activist and environmentalist' with a commitment to sustainability throughout her brand.
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