Heading into a new season may mean you are looking to purchase new clothes for you or the kiddos! While shopping can be a fun experience, make it a memorable one too. Now, more than ever is the time to look into purchasing future clothing from slow fashion brands. When choosing a slow fashion brand to purchase from, it can be overwhelming and you may not know the benefit of these brands, to begin with.
Take a look at what slow fashion and fast fashion means to make a better decision on where to next buy your clothing items!
7 of the best slow fashion brands
Reformation, a brand that prides itself on being all about women, is a fantastic slow fashion brand that will quickly become a favorite. With size inclusion being at the center of its product creation process, their main range for fit includes women that are between 5’6 and 5’10 with special lines available for those 5’2 and under and women who have a size up to 22.
As you can see, there is a huge range to work with here!
As for sustainability, Reformation is a slow fashion brand that works based on categories for their clothes. The categories are easy to go by since they begin with the first five letters of the alphabet: A-E. Clothing that is rated with A means that all fibers are natural, plant-based, and renewable while those with an E ranking don’t meet Reformation’s sustainability criteria and are quickly deemed with an “eww, never” response.
If you are interested in learning more about the sustainable materials used in Reformation’s products, you can find an entire list of their favorite materials on their website. This list will go into what the material is and how it is produced. This way, you know exactly what is in your clothing and really how that piece was put together!
At Eileen Fisher, employees and creators believe that clothes should be “ethical, timeless, well-made”. This slow fashion brand works hard at creating a better earth for the future. So much so that they have created and used several programs in their work to improve their products and care for the planet.
Some of these programs include Renew, Waste No More, and Women Together. Simply based on these names, you can see that this brand doesn’t mess around. They know what they need to do to create a better future and they are working hard toward achieving it!
Alternative Apparel is fully aware of the impact they make on not only the people of the Earth but the planet as well. Their goal is to significantly lessen their impact by creating better clothes that do not harm the planet. By doing so, they have made the hashtag “DoGoodFeelGood to encourage their customers to do so as well.
Some of the most used materials this slow fashion brand uses include heavyweight recycled cotton, hemp-blend jersey, and 100% organic cotton.
Pact takes their love for the earth to another level by using “Earth’s Favorite” when creating their products. Whether this is Earth’s Favorite Factories or Earth’s Favorite Fiber, they work hard to ensure the products they produce are only the best for their customers and the planet.
Not only do they make this happen by creating great clothing, but they also offset the carbon footprint of your shipment and use thoughtful packaging when sending your purchases.
ABLE is a slow fashion brand that is all about challenging and encouraging women to create better and brighter futures for themselves. A part of this also includes ensuring a better and brighter future for the planet as well.
ABLE provides numerous opportunities for women workers. They invest in training and educating women so that they can earn a decent living and end the cycle of poverty. Their goal in this is for women to not only survive but thrive!
While many slow fashion brands work hard at making a name for themselves in the sustainability and eco-friendly market, Kotn strives to set the standards by which these companies abide by in their product creation. A young slow fashion brand, Kotn opened its doors in 2015 and has been working hard ever since.
This brand ensures fair labor practices, community participation, and an overall fight to make the earth a better place.
Starting in 1991, People Tree is a slow fashion brand that claims to be a pioneer in sustainable Fair Trade fashion. People Tree strives to make its products at the highest ethical and environmental standards provided in the fashion industry.
Their mission is clear and goal-oriented in providing the best future possible. They aim to protect the environment, supply customers with quality products, set an example to other businesses, and more!
They know that the environment is our responsibility. They are making a point to claim that responsibility and do good.
Clothes are the future
Yes. Yes. Our kids are the future, right?
However, clothes are too! We dress our children in clothes every single day. Kids, as we know, grow out of these same clothes at an insane rate. This means, these clothes most likely end up in a landfill at some point.
Invest in clothes that will sustain the impact your little ones have on them. These clothes can even sustain the life they live once given as a hand-me-down!
While you’re at it, make sure to buy yourself some clothes too. We know us parents need some heavy-duty clothes too! How else are we going to keep up with the kids?