Why to buy: Karl Lagerfeld welcomes model, actress and activist Amber Valletta as co-creator of their first sustainable accessories collection. The line of essential accessories is crafted using innovative, socially sustainable materials sourced with minimal ecological impact.
This environmentally conscious collection is part of KARL LAGERFELD’s ongoing commitment to achieving key environmental goals shared in the G7 Fashion Pact.
What we love: The Small Folded Tote bag is crafted from sustainable and cactus-derived vegan leather. The innovative plant-based material is produced from native cactus that matches local biodiversity and requires no herbicides, pesticides, or even irrigation. Colored using organic pigments, the vegan cactus leather bag is available with a pleated finish or a sleek, seamless exterior.
Undeniably chic and sustainable, this tote is a day-to-night accessory highlight.
Price: £ 345 / 482 USD / € 400 | Shop it now: KARL LAGERFELD
Why to buy: Eco-friendly jeweller Aurum by Guðbjörg have been making ethical jewellery for over 16 years. This season, they have launched a beautiful new range of contemporary pure recycled gold engagement rings, commitment rings and wedding bands, for brides and grooms planning their special day.
Aurum only works with Lab-Grown Diamond, a more environmentally friendlier choice to mined diamonds. Aurum is committed to the quality of their products and the satisfaction of their customers. They offer a 5-year warranty and lifetime repair and re-sizing service. Aurum will accept returns and exchanges of all ready-made wedding rings.
What we love: Aurum’s new 14K gold ring collection includes over 20 new styles from their most popular collections, each inspired by the unique Icelandic landscape and nature. These pure gold rings make highly original engagement rings and can be co-coordinated with matching wedding bands. The rings are handcrafted in recycled 14K white gold or 14K yellow gold at Aurum’s workshop in Reykjavík. Available in a wide range of sizes from 46-66, rings can also be made in 18K gold and engraved on request with a special message.
Price: €300 to €705 / $348 to $810 USD | Shop it now: AURUM
Why to buy: The basic principle of Giusy Lamattina is to manufacture products on the highest quality, both in the selection and in the processing of the selected materials. Giusy Lamattina stands for sustainability - this aspect is reflected in all products. The leather used is a waste product of the food industry and is sourced directly from Italian tanneries.
The handbags by Giusy Lamattina are produced in small, Italian manufactories - the supply chain is always transparent and the CO2 footprint low. Giusy Lamattina is an official climate partner of GrowMyTree - with every bag sold, Giusy Lamattina plants a tree - this almost offsets the CO2 footprint.
What we love: A childhood dream come true! Even at a young age, designing her own fashion creations was the favourite pastime of the designer. She would sit for hours in front of a piece of paper and dream of one day bringing her own products to life. With the founding of her own label "Giusy Lamattina", this dream has now come true.
With her start collection, Giusy Lamattina combines style with functional design - the result is high-quality designer handbags that can be optimally combined with different styles and genres. Handmade from precious materials such as Italian calf or cow leather, the handbags and accessories by Giusy Lamattina offer an unmistakable feel that lend exclusivity and a touch of luxury to any outfit in terms of style. All bags are available in a wide variety of styles and sizes: whether shoulder bag, tote bag, clutch, shopper, mini crossbody bag, backpack or messenger bag - the right handbag for every outfit.
Price: €199 - €379 / $239 - $455 USD | Shop it now: GIUSY LAMATTINA
Why to buy: Daylight Lingerie have created the world’s first biodegradable underwired bra: sustainably made and designed to fully break down in nature when you no longer need it, so there’s no need to worry about waste.
The materials are naturally absorbent, breathable, long-lasting and have a luxuriously soft finish. This lingerie is then coloured using low impact dyes, derived from plant materials and minimising water pollution.
What we love: Sustainability doesn’t mean any compromise with a Daylight bra. Long-lasting natural fibres feel luxuriously soft on your skin; the 3D-printed bioplastic underwire, full band and stretchy U-back offer ultimate support; and the feminine colourways and elegant, flattering design will make you feel beautiful all day long.
Price: €170 Bra | €55 Pants / $205 Bra - $66 USD Pants | Shop it now: DAYLIGHT LINGERIE
Why to buy: The style of Suite 13 is confident, and doesn’t follow the trends, always searching for original styles, and new respectful fabrics that allow them to create unique garments.
Suite 13 is produced in Barcelona, Turkey and India, giving priority to ecological fabrics, sustainability and respect for both people and our planet. It is a female-owned brand was founded to help more and more women incorporate comfortable and sustainable clothing in their day to day wardrobe.
What we love: The Cupro Collection by Suite 13 is casual and easy to wear. The Cupro blouse can be wear in two diferent ways: as a front wrap blouse or as a blouse closed with a knot wither on front or back. It is made of 55% cupro and 45% ecovero vicose. The Cupro culotte pants, closed on front with 4 mother pearl buttons, are perfect for a comfort fit. They are Ecovero certified by Lenzing.
Price: Aissa Blouse: 139 € / $167 USD | Mie Pants: 149 € /$179 USD | Shop it now: SUITE 13
Why to buy: Make a statement with LANIUS on Earth Day – because the future is in our hands! A high round neck, short sleeves and the statement print make their shirt your favorite companion for a good conscience.
Particularly delicate cotton from certified organic cultivation and the loose fit provide an airy-light, comfortable feel. BE THE CHANGE is, of course, not a mere statement, but a maxim embedded in every step of production: Ethically produced in Lithuania, the shirt is “GOTS” and “Ökotex 100” certified and is 100% climate neutral.
What we love: Love fashion, think organic, be responsible – these are the maxims of LANIUS. Based on these principles, the vision of company founder Claudia Lanius is to combine eco-friendly materials with fair working conditions, feminine silhouettes and the perfect fit. They assume responsibility for people, animals and the environment. That‘s why their production sites comply with social and environmental standards which are regularly checked by independent institutions and by them personally. Out of their love and respect for animals, they use neither real fur nor down. When it comes to wool, they stick to a strict „no-mulesing“ policy. Animal welfare certification (kbT) guarantees that animal husbandry is appropriate to the species, feeding must be biologically (e.g. without genetic modification), fattening is forbidden and the reproduction may only occur naturally.
Price: €59,90 | Shop it now: LANIUS
Why to buy: The House of Ganges offers cruelty free handbags and accessories. Focusing on quality vegan material, good design, craftsmanship and sustainability, The House of Ganges reflects the epitome of quality over quantity.
In words of the designer : “Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.” Every single detail from material to technique is thought through with obsessive attention. They work with artisans whose rich heritage of bag making techniques has been passed down through generations. The House of Ganges believes personal style should not come at the expense of personal values.
What we love: The House of Ganges was founded by Riya and Ricky Osatwal in 2018. Together with a small team, they create classic, go-to-pieces that don’t become obsolete with seasons. They are constantly pushing the boundaries of modern bag making by only choosing cruelty-free premium materials and meticulously crafting every piece. The best part about this brand is that they offer Free Personalization across all their product categories. Their goal is to let you personalize everything and make it one of a kind.
They are a completely vertically-integrated business, meaning they do everything in-house including product design, development, production. All their products are manufactured in their design studio in Kolkata, India giving them full control and oversight of the production process.
Price: €55 - €140/ $ 65 to $ 165 USD | Shop it now: THE HOUSE OF GANGES
Why to buy: When we go to sleep, our skin becomes active. It uses the night to renew itself from the inside out. Night care by Dr. Hauschka gives the skin valuable impulses and supports your own activity. Dr. Hauschka Night Serum allows the skin to breathe freely and stimulates the natural renewal processes.
The fragrant composition with apple blossom and apple fruit supports the skin's rhythm. Supplemented by witch hazel extract, it strengthens every skin and leaves it glowing rosy with new freshness in the morning. It is suitable for all skin types.
Why do we love it: Dr. Hauschka is a 100% certified premium natural skincare brand from Germany that has been in business for over 50 years and has a positive impact not only on your skin, but also on the planet. Their cosmetics are free of silicones, PEGs and synthetic preservatives and instead contain 100% raw materials, mostly "organic" and often even "Demeter".
Their care line and make-up are certified by "NATRUE". The raw materials are harvested manually in their medicinal plant garden on the fields of their farm in the Swabian Alb or with partners around the world. They are committed to protecting the environment, not only because the brand stands for these values, but because the health of the planet is important to them today and in the future.
Price: DE 26 € / ES 32,55 € / US 48 $ | Shop it now: DR. HAUSCHKA
Why to buy: Luxiders Magazine is the leading Sustainable Culture Magazine for conscious people. The magazine spotlights the excellence in aesthetics, cutting-edge products and lifestyle experiences strictly related to a sustainable approach. Our Print Issue N.5 focuses on artists, poets, designers, photographers and brands inspiring people to Rise & Shine sustainably in these challenging times.
Overall, Luxiders Magazine aspires to expand the responsable consumption Worldwide, building a culture of respect, with positive effects on the economy, society and the environment by reducing poverty, hunger, pollution, climate change and inequalities and increasing well-being, justice and peace. Your purchase supports our work and mission: spreading sustainable culture worldwide.
What we love: Print Issue 5 (also available in digital format) analyzes in depth the sustainable plans of the main luxury fashion brands, informing in detail the steps taken and their future plans. "Is it an epiphenomenon? Marketability?". The media also publishes an must-read article on “The importance of Craftmanship in Fashion”, where founders of NGOs as Nest and Ethical Fashion Initiative share an honest and sometimes heartbreaking point of view on how is the real relationship between fashion brands and the indigenous people who sew their “exclusivity”.
In Culture, the world-renowned poet, educator, workshop leader, and lecturer Roger Robinson talks on poetry, creative citizenship and racism. Also artists like Jakob Kudsk Steensen, Luca Tombolini, and Jukhee Kwon capture the immensity and sublimity of the inner World through their artworks. Writer Marge Piercy, critically acclaimed on the National Best Sellers list, and The New York Times Best Sellers list, share her love for feminism, antiwar, and environmental causes, a passion often reflected in her work.
Price: 12 € / $ 14 USD| Shop it now: LUXIDERS MAGAZINE 5