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27 Feb

7 More Sustainable Autumn Outfits for Those Cooler Days

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Our editors put their heads together and rounded up seven more sustainable autumn outfits for those heading into cooler days.

Fall into better fashion picks this season

Ahh, autumn. That lovely time of year when the leaves start to turn, the weather starts to cool down, and we start digging out jumpers and scarves from the back of the wardrobe.

This season is a versatile one for fashion, and it can be tricky to know what pairs well when layering comes into the mix.

Cooler days are just around the corner for our southern hemisphere friends, so our editors have done some digging to put together a few more sustainable autumn outfits as inspo for the upcoming season.

Midi dress


Rated: Great
A long knitted black dress with a belt by Mila.Vert.

Knitted Long Sleeve dress – Ships internationally from Slovenia

Mila.Vert offers timeless, minimal, and chic clothing, adding sophisticated details that give the garments a modern feel. The Slovenia-based brand wants to make desirable clothing, avoiding the ethical and environmental issues that the fashion industry represents.

The brand’s knitted long sleeved round neck dress is light and airy, providing a luxuriously comfortable feel all year round.

Find the dress in sizes XS-XL, or make a custom fit order free of charge.

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Shop Mila.Vert.


Rated: Good
A pair of low heel black boots by AERA.

Steffy Boots – Ships internationally from the US

AERA is a US vegan luxury shoe brand, making footwear without the footprint. Its shoes are certified Vegan. The brand went to great lengths to ensure that all components are made from non-animal ingredients, yet still maintain the quality and style expected from a luxury shoe.

The Steffy is the perfect 45mm, vegan, low-heeled rock’n’roll boot to add a touch of sophistication to any autumn outfit.


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Shop AERA.

Stella McCartney (Pre-Owned)

Rated: Good
3 images of second-hand Stella McCartney blazers.

Second Hand Stella McCartney Blazers – Ships internationally

A member of the Ethical Trading Initiative and Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Stella McCartney has set some excellent environmental standards across the luxury fashion industry. Stella uses some better materials, including recycled polyester and organic cotton, and has a strategy in place to reduce waste across its entire supply chain. It has also adopted the ETI Code of Conduct that includes a living wage definition. A second hand blazer from the brand will provide a unique, one-of-a-kind look that never goes out of style.

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Shop Stella McCartney Pre-Owned @ Vestiaire Collective.


Burberry (Pre-Owned)

Rated: It's A Start
flat lay of classic Burberry trench coats second hand

Pre-Owned Burberry Trench – Ships internationally

Burberry is a British luxury fashion house known for its timeless trench coats. The brand has good policies to monitor suppliers, but it still uses exotic animal products. Shopping Burberry second hand allows us to add items to our wardrobe without using additional resources in the manufacturing process, to keep clothes out of landfills, and to (re)discover Burberry’s unique and special pieces along the way.

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Shop Burberry Pre-Owned @ Vestiaire Collective.


Rated: Great
A pair of custom, blue, slim jeans by unspun.

Slim Straight Fit – Ships internationally from the US

unspun is an American brand, creating a denim world that reduces global carbon emissions by 1% through a zero-inventory and low waste process. Wide leg jeans might be all the rage at the moment but that doesn’t mean we have to wave the good old slim jeans goodbye.

unspun’s product sizing is totally customisable to ensure you always find the perfect fit.

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Shop unspun.

Good Guys

Rated: Good
A black pair of vegan leather tassel chunky loafers by Good Guys.

Tosh Tassel Loafers – Ships internationally from France

Handmade and stitched in Italy, these vegan leather tassel loafers add a touch of flair to this classic autumn look.

Good Guys creates cruelty-free shoes for women and men, founded and designed by Marion Hanania in Paris. Through Good Guys, Hanania aims to create the perfect cruelty-free, made in Europe closet, where no animal product is involved, and the production guarantees fair trade working conditions.

Find these loafers in EU sizes 36-45.

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Shop Good Guys.

Shop Good Guys @ Immaculate Vegan.

Power suit


Rated: Good
A dark rust orange blazer by Kotn.

Double Breasted Blazer – Ships internationally from Canada

Certified B Corp Kotn is based in Canada and works with local NGOs on the ground at the Nile Delta to provide every child in their farming communities with quality education, and to help close the gap of low literacy rates amongst communities. With every purchase, not only will you adorn a beautifully made garment, but also help fund school infrastructure, materials, and salaries for teachers.

Modern meets classic, Kotn’s Double Breasted Blazer features an oversized fit, traditional tailored details and an oh-so-autumnal colour. A versatile piece that can be worn with or without its other half—make a statement by pairing it with our matching trousers or keep it casual with your everyday denim.

Find this blazer in sizes S-L at the time of writing.

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Shop Kotn.

FM 669

Rated: Good
Black waffle organic cotton long sleeve top by FM 669.

TL102 Anthony Waffle Long Sleeve – Ships internationally from the US

Pop a classic, high-quality black long sleeve underneath the blazer to complement the dressed-down power suit look.

FM 669 is a US brand that offers apparel made from homegrown cotton, including t-shirts, tank tops, and long-sleeve shirts. It proudly sources its GOTS-certified cotton from a collective of farms in Texas using regenerative practices, and uses lower-impact dyes in its limited production runs. Its designs are effortlessly wearable, with its laid-back, casual aesthetic in gender-neutral pieces.

Offered in sizes XS-L.

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Shop FM 669.


Rated: Good
Black and white sneakers from Veja.

Chrome Free Leather Sneakers – Ships internationally from France

Pair this power suit with these seasonless chrome free leather sneakers from Veja.

Veja is a French brand designing ecological and fair trade footwear, and is also a sustainable fashion pioneer. The brand uses lower-impact materials, like GOTS certified cotton and vegetable-tanned leather! Veja pays its co-operative cotton growers and rubber tappers between 30% and 100% above the world market price. By not advertising, Veja is able to invest more money into strengthening its ethical practices.

Find these sneakers in sizes 35-47.

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Shop Veja.

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Classic combo


Rated: Great
A pair of blue mom jeans by Armedangels.

High waisted mom jeans – Ships internationally from Germany

We love these 90s fashion jeans from Armedangels that provide a relaxed, laid-back look for the cooler days.

Affordable, ethical, and on-trend. Germany’s Armedangels gets a top score overall from us. The brand covers all the basics for women, men, and kids. Armedangels’ quality and long-lasting pieces are made from lower-impact and certified materials, like Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified cotton. The brand also adopted the Fair Wear Foundation Code of Conduct to protect its workers abroad.

Find the jeans in sizes XS-XXL.

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Shop Armedangels.

Shop Armedangels @ Earthkind.

Shop Armedangels @ Veneka.


Rated: Good
A light grey cotton cardigan with brown buttons from L'Envers.

Anna Cotton Cardigan – Ships internationally from Spain

L’Envers’ mission is to design fewer pieces made in a better way. Specialising in knitwear, this Spanish brand believes in mindful, careful, and slow consumption, offering timeless editions guided by conscious, more responsible materials. A cardigan is an autumn wardrobe must-have that offers plenty of warmth.

You can find this cardigan in sizes XS-XL, or custom.

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Shop L’Envers.

Oversized look

MUD Jeans

Rated: Great
A pair of unisex loose light blue jeans by MUD jeans.

Relax Fred – Ships internationally from the Netherlands

Dutch denim brand MUD Jeans 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. MUD Jeans uses a combination of GOTS certified organic cotton and post-consumer recycled cotton. The Relax Fred is a unisex straight pair of jeans that will pair well with an oversized shirt.

MUD Jeans are available in a range of sizes, usually from W25 L30-W33 L32 for women and W28 L34-W36 L34 for men.

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Rated: Great
An oversized light blue grey shirt by Australian brand A.BCH.

Unisex Oversized Shirt – Ships internationally from Australia

Go for the oversized look with this great shirt from A.BCH. You can wear it on its own or add a vest. A.BCH is a Melbourne-based, Australian-made fashion label for individuals who care about garment provenance. It utilises renewable, organic, and recycled materials. This unisex shirt will be your go-to shirt for autumn, or any cold days for many years to come. As a bonus, A.BCH offers free repairs and accepts the shirt for recycling at end-of-life. Otherwise, simply cut it up into pieces and compost it after a long life.

Find the shirt in sizes XS-2XL, or customise to fit you.

See the rating.

Shop A.BCH.

Midi skirts

Whimsy + Row

Rated: Good
A black silk midi skirt by Whimsy And Row.

Diana Skirt – Ships internationally from the US

Whimsy + Row is an eco-conscious lifestyle brand born out of a love for quality goods and better practices. Since 2014, its mission has been to provide ease and elegance for the modern woman. Whimsy + Row utilises deadstock fabric, and by limiting each garment to short runs, the brand also reduces packaging waste and takes care of precious water resources.

This flowy high-waist skirt is an essential, so essential it will go perfectly with any top or shoes you pair it with.

Find this shiny skirt in XS-XL.

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Shop Whimsy + Row.

Shop Whimsy + Row @ Earthkind.


Rated: Great
Someone in vegan leather jacket by Culthread.

Lonsdale Recycled Vegan Leather Biker Jacket – Ships internationally from the UK

Culthread is a UK-based clothing label that offers stylish, practical, and everlasting jackets and accessories from vegan and deadstock materials. Culthread’s goal is to make quality coats and lifestyle products that you will want to wear and treasure forever.

A classic silhouette blended with a modern aesthetic, the Lonsdale jacket is easily an essential wardrobe staple. Made from coffee-cycled vegan leather for a soft and comfortable feel, combine it with any outfit for a stylish, grunge-inspired look.

Find most items in sizes XS-XL.

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Shop Culthread.

Shop Culthread @ Immaculate Vegan.

Will’s Vegan Store

Rated: Good
Black tread sole vegan Chelsea boots by Will's Vegan Store.

Luxe Deep Tread Chelsea Boots – Ships internationally from the UK

Will’s Vegan Store produces animal and human friendly women’s and men’s footwear, clothing, and accessories at affordable prices.

These stylish deep-tread vegan Chelsea boots are created with Italian vegan leather made with plants using bio oil sourced from organic cereal crops grown in Northern Europe in a carbon neutral process. Perfect for autumnal walks in the park.

Find these boots in sizes 35-43.

See the rating.

Shop Will’s Vegan Store.

Shop Will’s Vegan Store @ Immaculate Vegan.

Quilted jackets


Rated: Good
A black quilted puffer jacket by Afends.

Unisex Recycled Puffer Jacket – Ships internationally from Australia

Born in Byron Bay, Afends is a responsible brand leading the way in hemp fashion. Drawing inspiration from the environment, streetwear, and surf culture, Afends’ mission is to create more sustainable clothing through innovation, action, and positive change. As true hemp advocates, they purchased 100 acres of farmland called Sleepy Hollow to grow their own hemp crops and ignite the hemp revolution. Explore their range made from 100% lower-impact threads.

Elevate your autumn look with this quilted puffer jacket. Designed with the planet in mind, this lightweight jacket offers a snug fit to keep you cosy in premium quilted recycled nylon taslon.

This jacket is available in sizes XS-2XL.

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Shop Afends.


Rated: Good
A dark navy hoodie by ASKET.

The Hoodie – Ships internationally from Sweden

ASKET has been creating timeless wardrobe essentials since 2015 with revolutionary sizing and fair pricing. The brand disregards seasonal collections, cuts out all the middlemen, and only sells directly to you—putting its entire focus on building a single permanent collection.

This hoodie from ASKET is a staple, cut from heavy-weight, 100% organic cotton loopback and is optimised for form and actual function. An elevated piece that will become your go-to layer both on – and off – the clock.

Find this classic hoodie in sizes XS-XL.

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Colorful Standard

Rated: Good
A dark grey beanie by Colorful Standard.

Merino Wool Beanie – Ships internationally from Denmark

Colorful Standard is a Danish clothing brand that makes organic fashion essentials for men and women. The brand doesn’t care much for seasons or trends, instead, it creates timeless and long-lasting products to avoid the downward spiral that is over-consumption.

It’s always beanie season! Thanks to its breathable fibers, this beanie from Colorful Standard, will keep you warm and cozy during those colder autumn mornings.

Find the beanie in one size fits most.

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Shop Colorful Standard.


Rated: Great
Someone in raw selvedge denim jeans by non.

Relaxed Jean in Rinsed Indigo – Ships internationally from the US

non is a UK-based label that offers raw selvedge denim jeans, jackets, and accessories that are designed to last. It is committed to more sustainable manufacturing principles and offers a vision of responsible design.

Designed to be your everyday jeans, the Relaxed Jean can be worn with sneakers for a casual look, or dressed up, with a blazer for example, to create a more sophisticated style.

Find these jeans in sizes 26-36.

See the rating.

Shop Non.


Rated: Great
A pair of black high top sneakers with white laces and sole by Etiko.

High Top Sneakers – Ships internationally from Australia

Etiko is an Australian designer of organic fair trade clothing and shoes. The brand constantly sets the bar for upholding and campaigning the human rights of people working in traditionally exploitative industry supply chains.

Your favourite high top style sneaker made radically different: the soles are made of natural latex rubber, the cotton canvas upper and laces are certified organic and Fairtrade, and the inside sole has super comfy built-in arch support. Plus, the whole thing is made a certified Fairtrade factory.

Find these shoes in sizes 3-13.

See the rating.

Shop Etiko.

Editor's note

Feature image via L'Envers, all other images via brands mentioned and Vestiaire Collective. Good On You publishes the world’s most comprehensive ratings of fashion brands’ impact on people, the planet, and animals. We love to recommend some of the best sustainable brands, rated "Good" or "Great". We also encourage shopping pre-owned as another great way to reduce the impact of our fashion choices. Use our directory to search thousands of rated brands.

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