It’s brutal out here. Keeping up with trends, shopping on a budget, saving the planet from imminent destruction, keeping up grades, internships, and everything personal in between. Meanwhile, SHEIN, NastyGal, and Zara keep taunting us with absurdly low prices and SUCH cute clothes designed to satisfy us for a month or two. But if you’re here, you’ve seen past their dirty tricks, realizing that truth be told—their -ish stinks.
Now that’s out of the way, the Good On You team is happy to report that you can have The Trifecta: sustainable, tasteful, and affordable. In line with this ethos, below you can find a treasure trove of brands that are tackling the trifecta, including ’80s retro sneakers by Flamingos’ Life (Spain) and ridiculously cool up-cycled handbags by Frankie (Canada). There are also some tips and tricks for making your money stretch further at the end. Phew, maybe building a college student-friendly sustainable wardrobe won’t be that hard, after all. With that, happy browsing.