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Why to buy: Attention! This dress is addictive! The alpaca dress by Alma & Lovis is made of pure baby alpaca, called the gold of the Incas. Once you have had the pleasure of wearing it, you won't want to wear anything else. This luxury item simply cannot be surpassed, and it comes in captivatingly beautiful colors. Simply, it is the most beautiful dress we saw this season. You will not want to take it off and you will want more dresses like this in your wardrobe.
What we love: Annette and Elke, the designers behind Alma & Lovis, join forces to reconcile fashion and sustainability. Both love fashion, but at the same time feel committed to the environment and society - they place great value on natural materials, the highest quality and socially fair production.
The pink dress is made from 100% Baby Alpaca, one of the softest materials for your skin.
Price: 239,90 €
Shop it now: ALMA & LOVIS
Discover More: @almalovis_fairgarments
Why to buy: This Cashmere Sweater, combed by hand from pure mongolian mountain goats, is the ultimate luxury staple of ISTO.'s permanent collection. They have chosen the longest and finest fibers - from world-famous Italian mill Cariaggi - to obtain the strongest yarn.
That assures everyday comfort to use with or without layers. This Sweater is anyone's everyday partner throughout the colder months. The quality of the fabric ensures that it can be worn for many many years. It is available in three colors: green, dark grey & navy.
What we love: The Portuguese company ISTO offers luxury essentials that are also affordable. Its collections are 100% organic and recycled. ISTO does not rely on seasonal collections.They have one single collection and try to make it permanently available. They look for fashion staples that could be better and work on those until they feel they are done perfectly.
Quality over quantity. Each new launch is carefully planned to address the real needs of men looking for the best everyday essentials. The end result is a growing collection of organic and natural materials that is made to look amazing, fit perfectly and last longer.
Why to buy: Slow luxury style and animal-friendly designs. Around Mrs O offers noble and 100% natural materials for these capsules with an architectural and audacious design. As a signature, iconic twists warm up colour palette inspired by Swedish winters. Your luxurious marbled tones and vibrant browns convey a strong sense of sophistication.
Through this project, Séverine, founder of the brand, wanted to pay tribute to her grandmother Odette. This majestic first name reflects the image of this great lady and the whole universe around her, a symbol that brings to life what she embodied: Around Mrs. O.
What we love: Since April, Around Mrs O has been turning to Mongolian cashmere, a sustainable and ancestral source. The objective? To ensure the traceability of the products. The breeders ensure that the soil can renew itself and is not depleted by the herds. Thanks to the cooperatives, they also receive medical follow-up for the animals. As a committed founder, Séverine Lagrange visited the production workshops and stayed with one of the nomadic families who work for the Green Gold cooperative with which Around Mrs O. collaborates. An experience in the middle of the Mongolian steppes that allowed them to understand the stakes of sustainable cashmere.
Price: From 85€ to 549€
Shop it now: AROUND MRS. O
Discover More: @aroundmrso
Why to buy: Safeguarding and promoting Andean living heritage, nature, craftsmanship and women in South America. Meune is an independent fashion and lifestyle label that develops exceptional, responsible "slow fashion" clothing produced locally and in a responsible way, through fabrics upcycling.
Whether it is a single piece, upcycled or a limited edition, Meune's uniqueness is based on the valorization of traditional South American know-how and French manufacturing. All are unique garments made in the heart of Paris from the upcycling of Haute Couture fabrics from prestigious French fashion houses. They are sublimated with artisanal textiles dyed and woven with ancestral techniques by indigenous communities in South America.
What we love: Whether unconsciously or not, Nahir, founder of Meune, has been steeped in the Mapuche culture from a very early age, in which her childhood village, Carhué, has its roots and has irrigated her spirit, rooting her future struggles. As if echoing her personal history, that of her ancestors who were uprooted and exiled in Argentina after fleeing fascism or imperialism, Nahir shares with the Mapuche the quest for re-rooting and the re-conquest of her identity.
The capsule collection Remanent is an ode to the natural, cultural and ancestral Andean heritage that connects the world of yesterday and today, to illuminate our tomorrow. It is unique, upcycled or in very limited series, produced on demand.
Price: From 196 €
Shop it now: MEUNE
Discover More: @meune.paris