And also I only ever seem to see American brands advertised, with a few Australian ones, and so I thought I would share a few brands I have found from the UK which I would totally buy from and who are doing their bit.
ASOS Green Room
I had no idea until recently this was a thing but it's pretty big that a company like ASOS had a section just for "eco brands". And they have everything from basics, bikinis, and sleepwear, to super cool upcycled vintage pieces. They also have a collection called ASOS Made in Kenya which works directly with a charitable initiative collaborating with a local primary school.
A great start from ASOS and it would be super cool to see them working with more eco brands and expanding this range in future.
It does say underneath each item whether it is handmade/made to order so it's easy to see.
And I definitely need a pair of their velvet bell bottoms in my life
These guys sell themselves as "fast fashion with a conscience" and though I am not a fan of the fast fashion movement, a brand that is both affordable and ethical is something I can get behind.
And I love love their clothing, they remind me of a lot of brands I shopped at before I decided to delve into ethical fashion which is refreshing to see.
These guys are more than just a fashion brand and they have all the quirky kind of tees and tote bags that I love, with great gift ideas and a few cute tees to add to it as well. They support local UK businesses in one marketplace.
We are Hairy people
Oh my gosh their clothes are the cutest, all handmade/hand painted and gorgeous. These are clothes I'd describe more as a splash out at around £50-100 for a dress. This is something I'd happily pay for their pieces as they're all hand painted here in the UK, are completely unique, and so beautiful.
I don't really know anywhere else you can get two piece mesh set with party rings painted on it and I think that's amazing.
Oh and they do custom pieces so I could get my dream shirt with party rings painted on...
So that's a few of the brands I've found, I'll be honest it wasn't the easiest task but I'm hoping to find more brands and make other posts in the future. If you liked it and would like more posts like this, or want me to make more posts on ethical fashion in the future then let me know!
I'm planning an ethical street-wear brand post soon so I hope you'll stick around for that.
Thanks for reading!