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Here’s a collection of some of the loveliest ethical fashion and homewares brands on the planet… brands that create quality products or services… brands that care for the environment and brands that put social responsibility at the heart of their businesses. Who else should be on the list..? Email kate@strippedbarefashion.com with your recommendations or visit our media page for more information on what we’re looking for.

AmaElla

First and foremost, AmaElla lingerie is beautiful. A quick look at their Instagram or website will show you an artful combination of strong and delicate colours and patterns. Deep navy velvet trim on crisp white linen sits alongside delicate florals in lilac and blue and the softest blush pink… and (spoiler alert) there’s red to come. Sounds like I have ...

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iLE AiYE knitwear

Cherylline Price iLE AiYE ethical fashion

Handmade knits… At the heart of any ethical fashion winter wardrobe has to be a collection of knitwear. From super-snuggly angora for the snowiest days to lightweight trans-seasonal pieces that give your summer clothes an extra few weeks of wear, knitwear is an absolute must have. And if, like me, you love the eclectic charm of handknits but lack the ...

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Monkee Genes

ethical fashion denim jeans brand Monkee Genes

Monkee Genes: everything you could ask for in an ethical denim jeans brand, and very loud and proud about promoting their values. The first thing you see when you open a parcel from Monkey Genes is one big, bold label announcing… ‘No slave labour, no child labour, no blood, no sweat, no tears.’ …doesn’t that make you happy? Because this ...

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Katharine Hamnett

Ethical fashionista Katharine Hamnett

There are sooooo many reasons to love Katharine Hamnett! …because she has been sassy forever, advising the world on all the biggest issues via slogan t-shirts: From CHOOSE LIFE in 1981 to CHOOSE LOVE in 2017 with EDUCATION NOT MISSILES, WORLDWIDE NUCLEAR BAN NOW, PEACE, SAVE THE WORLD, SAVE OUR SEAS, SAVE THE FUTURE and CANCEL BREXIT to name just ...

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Acne Studios

ethical outerwear

Suddenly, we all want Acne… Acne Studios is an ethical ready-to-wear fashion brand which features sublimely quirky tailoring and an eclectic mix of custom-developed fabrics. You get the feeling that every detail on every garment is unique to the brand, down to the last oversized button, asymmetrical collar or monogrammed feature-zipper. It’s a bold brand – you won’t find someone ...

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PICO pants

PICO pants full briefs for women organic fairtrade

There’s ethical fashion which isn’t as bad as fast fashion, and then there’s ethical fashion which is beautiful, inspiring and thoroughly lovable. PICO is the latter. Before we even start talking pants, you have to pop over to their website and have a look at the story of how their product is made… It strikes me that the first image ...

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Nobody’s Child

Ethical fashion for teens

Ethical fashion for teens and young people While organic and ethical babies’ and children’s clothing abounds, it suddenly dries up once your child turns about ten. By the time you have a teenager, you are often left with few options that are nothing short of compromise. This brand saves the day. Mums and Dads looking to help their teens make ...

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Gudrun Sjödén

 Though I’m never quite sure how to say it out loud, Gudrun Sjödén (Good-run Show-den?!) is one of my favourite ethical fashion brands. Not only are her clothes fresh with colour and pattern, she is an inspired pioneer of ethical and environmentally responsible clothing. Way before the #fashionrevolution began, Gudrun was pairing quirky prints with her hallmark stripes and encouraging women ...

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BaliElf shoes and bags

Sometimes a great place to start when searching for new ethical fashion brands is Etsy. Emerging brands who are testing the market often feature small runs of product there. I found BaliElf that way, looking for ethical sandals a few summers ago. I really liked their distinctive boho style, the fact that their shoes and bags are made by hand ...

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Seasalt coats

My go-to brand for coats has to be Seasalt. Whether you’re looking for light weight or heavy duty, long or short, brightly coloured or understated, Seasalt is the place to start. When I moved to the UK from Australia I had no idea of the need for such a variety of outerwear – one leather jacket, one denim jacket and ...

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