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Either for work or play, dresses are a timeless classic that will (hopefully) live in your closet for a long time. Yet, many well-known brands aren’t doing enough for people, the planet, or animals—here’s our ultimate guide to more ethically-minded dresses sorted by region.
The change of a dress
Dresses are fun and easy to throw on for day or night. A dress can make you feel sensual, flirty, or comfy in a pinch. They come in many shapes, sizes, and fabrics—like silk, cotton, cupro, or linen—with a range of features and styles. But, if you’re reading this, you must also care about the journey of a dress before it lands in your hands—that’s where we come in.
At Good On You, our mission is to help you understand how brands impact the issues you care about. In line with this ethos, we’ve created a special list of dresses of all kinds of fabrics and lengths, divided into regions so you can shop locally and more consciously. First up in our top picks, we’ve got a gorgeous tiered dress from autark (AU) that can be worn at any occasion. Following suit (pun-intended), we’ve added some beauties from Europe including a stunning green midi from BASTET NOIR (Macedonia). And finally, make sure to check out some upcycled minis from I was a Sari (India) that are revolutionising the upcycling industry.
With that, happy reading.