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03 Oct

9 Items You Need to Nail Trans-Seasonal Fashion

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Whether spring has sprung where you are, or the autumn leaves are falling, it’s that time of year again when the weather can swing wildly from one day to another (and sometimes between morning and afternoon). Having a few trans-seasonal fashion pieces in your wardrobe will help you respond to the elements while staying stylish and ethical.

Why do trans-seasonal clothing?

Smart pieces that layer well and work with stripped back outfits are great for unpredictable weather. They’re also better for our conscience. This is because trans-seasonal fashion helps us shrink our wardrobes by having fewer, more useful pieces of clothing and that in turn shrinks our fashion footprint.

Opera Campi

Rated: Good
A light grey cashmere scarf from Opera Campi.

Sciarpa – Ships internationally from Italy

Founded in 2017, Italian brand Opera Campi creates premium quality garments from locally-sourced raw materials. By using a balanced approach to sustainability, the brand makes conscious choices throughout its supply chain and donates 4% of its profits to social causes.

The brand is inclusively sized from 3XS-3XL.

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Shop Opera Campi.

A.BCH

Rated: Great

A.13 Cropped Zero Waste Sweater – Ships internationally from Australia

A.BCH is a Melbourne-based, Australian-made fashion label for individuals who care about garment provenance. It utilises renewable, organic, and recycled materials.

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

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Shop A.BCH.

OMNES

Rated: Good

Henley Ribbed Placket Dress in Black – Ships internationally from the UK

OMNES is a more responsible and more affordable UK-based brand creating high quality womenswear. "We created OMNES to help change the way you shop, wear and think about clothing. And to encourage the rest of the industry to do it, too," says the brand.

Find most items in sizes 6-20.

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Shop OMNES.

Swedish Stockings

Rated: Good
Person wearing sheer dark green sustainable stockings by Swedish Stockings.

Svea Tights Black – Ships internationally from Sweden

Aren’t we all tired of finding rips and ladders in our stockings after just a few wears? Swedish Stockings are here to solve all your hosiery woes! Made from recycled nylon products in zero-waste factories, this new brand wants to change the way we wear and discard our stockings. Their products are long lasting and will keep your legs warm all through winter, and as you transition towards a lighter spring wardrobe. We caught up with founder Saskia on our blog to find out all about how they do it.

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Shop Swedish Stockings.

Shop Swedish Stockings @ Urbankissed.

Veja

Rated: Good
Black and white sneakers from Veja.

V-10 Sneakers – Ships internationally from France

Veja is a French brand designing ecological and fair trade footwear, and is also a responsible 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 practices.

You can find Veja shoes in women's EU sizes 35-46, and men's 35-47.

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Shop Veja.

Shop Veja @ Cerqular.

Shop Veja @ LVRSustainable.

Shop Veja @ Outerknown.

Shop Veja @ Threads 4 Thought.

Shop Veja Kids second hand @ Retykle.

Kuyichi

Rated: Good

Rosa Straight – Ships internationally from the Netherlands

Established in 2001, Kuyichi is the first organic denim brand. With top-scoring labour and environmental ratings, the brand designs durable yet trendy and modern pieces that never go out of style.

Offered in sizes XS-L.

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Shop Kuyichi.

Kings of Indigo

Rated: Good
Someone wearing short denim jacket by Kings of Indigo.

OTA Cindy Mid Worn Jacket – Ships internationally from the Netherlands

Kings of Indigo makes quality denims, tops, and accessories inspired by American classics with a Japanese eye for detail. The brand uses GOTS organic cotton as well as recycled cotton and wool, and avoids all chemicals from the REACH chemical list.

Offered in sizes XS-L.

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Shop Kings of Indigo.

Outerknown

Rated: Good
Person wearing checkered blanket shirt by Outerknown.

Blanket Shirt – Ships internationally from the US

Founded by surf champion Kelly Slater, Outerknown is a more responsible brand that aims to blend style and function with the protection of natural resources. The brand is Bluesign certified and has partnered with the Fair Labour Association.

Find the range in sizes XS-2XL.

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Shop Outerknown.

Shop Outerknown @ Wearwell.

ASKET

Rated: Good

White Shirt – Ships internationally from Denmark

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.

Find the range in sizes 2XS-2XL.

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Shop ASKET.

With these fabulous essentials on hand (or in wardrobe) you’ll be ready for anything, all year round.

Check out our fall and spring capsule wardrobe guides

Editor's note

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