If you’re starting to be more mindful about what you wear and how your clothes impact the Earth and its inhabitants, you might also be wondering how you can transition to a more sustainable wardrobe. What are some good essentials? What do you really need? And where can you find these ethical items?
Of course, you should always start by having a good look at what’s in your closet and falling back in love with what you have. As they say, the most sustainable garment is the one you already own!
BUT if you need to consolidate your wardrobe or replace pieces, it’s good to choose these new friends carefully, making sure you’ll wear them time and time again, and that the brands you buy from are having a positive impact on the Planet, People, and Animals.
If this is starting to feel daunting, don’t worry—we’ve got the ball rolling for you!
We’ve compiled a list of sustainable wardrobe essentials, with 23 ethical items to choose from; from a basic white t-shirt, sturdy jeans, and warm coats to the essential underwear and socks, we’ve got you covered.
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