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Why to buy: Born from the mantra of ‘Modern, Nostalgic and Kind’, new slow fashion brand MNK Atelier aims to create long-lasting everyday luxury wardrobe staples and investment pieces, whilst incorporating sustainable methods into each design from start to finish. The Australian label, launched globally in March this year and its first collection is a testament to the brand's commitment to sustainability, luxury, and ethical production. From selecting ethical and high-quality fabrics including premium Japanese fabrics, botanic dyed organic cotton and recycled Japanese PET bottles fabrics, each piece has been designed to last, in timeless silhouettes that can be worn for years to come.
What we love: The debut collection SEA embodies the founders love of the ocean, sand and everyday beauty of nature and beaches. It includes 16 pieces uniquely designed to be worn individually and mixed and matched with each other.
Our pick is a pair of tailored shorts cut from Japanese Botanical Dyed Organic Cotton in crinkle carnation. A flattering high rise fit, these tailored shorts will take you from work to beach in no time, featuring the brands signature card slot, deep pockets on the sides and twin belt loops. Made from 100% organic Japanese cotton, this unique blend of pink hues can only be achieved through natural yarn dye. Pair them with the Nonchalant Bralette for a relaxed beach day or a shirt for a polished look.
Why to Buy: I AM THE OCEAN, The Art Luxury House exists to create a better future for coexistence and is here to create conscious change. I AM THE OCEAN is the evolution of luxury to the highest consciousness as they express through their concept of art luxury, which in its simplest form, embodies the philosophy that sustainability and luxury are two sides of the same coin.
I AM THE OCEAN’S first creation, THE MOONGLADE, is a unique jewel in THE IATO SPHERE resulting from the blending of age-old exquisite and master artisanal hand craftsmanship, engineering precision and cutting edge modern technology rooted in the principles of sustainable development at every stage of the creation process.
What we love: Handcrafted by the finest master artisans in Italy, THE MOONGLADE is composed of cactus biomaterial and contains no traditional plastics. The jewelry quality, handcrafted gold plated hardware is made using the finest Italian goldsmith traditions in a Responsible Jewelry Council (RJC) certified facility. Also, this bag offers the possibilities for interchangeable components, such as top handles, shoulder straps, and attachable charms.
Each separable piece of THE MOONGLADE is equipped with its own NFC chip with its own unique serial number to ensure the authenticity and supply chain traceability of each piece. I AM THE OCEAN has implemented a Charitable Caring program to donate 5% of net profits annually to charitable causes around the world.
Why to buy: The ODINE Trousers by Living Crafts exemplify their commitment to sustainability. People and nature are at the heart of the company's actions. They manufacture all products in an environmentally friendly way with sustainable materials and under fair social conditions.
As members of Fair Wear Foundation (FWF), they produce all products in accordance with the principles of the FWF and regularly monitor compliance. Moreover, this product has been certified as Carbon Neutral by ClimatePartner. All CO2 emissions generated over the life cycle of these trousers were calculated and offset based on a strict criteria.
What we love: The ODINE trousers are a summer essential for the modern, eco-conscious woman. These trousers are crafted from a luxurious blend of 70% Lyocell (Tencel) and 30% Linen, creating a soft, cool, and moisture-regulating material perfect for warm days.
Designed and manufactured in Turkey, these trousers feature a relaxed design with wide, slightly cropped legs. The elasticated waist with an integrated tie ensures a perfect fit, while the inclusion of two side pockets and two back pockets provides practical storage for essentials. You can choose between straight fit, wide leg, or cropped styles to match your summer look.
Why to buy: The luxury knitwear brand Ahblo perfectly encapsulates the style and values cherished by Luxiders Magazine. The baby alpaca crop top is meticulously crafted in Peru, showcasing Ahblo's commitment to preserving traditional techniques while embracing ethical and eco-conscious practices.
It is crafted from the finest baby alpaca wool, renowned for its unparalleled softness and refinement. Sourced from sustainable alpaca farms in Peru, Ahblo ensures that the welfare of the animals is prioritized, with strict adherence to cruelty-free practices. Skilled Peruvian artisans, who are paid fair wages and work in safe conditions, painstakingly handcraft each crop top. Moreover, Ahblo strives to minimize its environmental impact by utilizing natural dyes.
What we love: A blend of minimalism and artistry, Ahblo embodies design values rooted in seasonless versatility and gender fluidity. With clean lines and timeless silhouettes, their creations transcend traditional fashion boundaries, inviting individuals of all genders to embrace their unique style.
The baby alpaca crop top from Ahblo harmoniously blends luxury, tradition, and sustainability. By investing in this garment, you not only adorn yourself with timeless elegance but also support a brand that upholds ethical values, respects animal welfare, empowers artisans, and prioritizes environmentally conscious practices.
Why to buy: Ethical, stylish and appreciative, trueStory is a slow German fashion label that lives from the pulse of the city and has its roots in nature. Among other things, trueStory relies on pure natural fibers, environmentally friendly natural dyes and fair production in Germany and Turkey for their clothing.
trueStory is member of Fair Wear Foundation (FWF). All products are produced in accordance with the principles of the FWF, compliance with which is regularly monitored.
What we love: Airy, breathable and ultra-soft on the skin, the dress BLOSWEN is made of high-quality organic cotton in a seersucker fabric. This special weaving technique has a "creped" effect and alternates between smooth and gathered surfaces in its structure. This gives the fabric a subtle striped effect and also offers perfect protection from the sun.
BLOSWEN doesn't feel tight against the body and always ensures perfect ventilation. This product has been certified as Carbon Neutral by ClimatePartner. BLOSWEN can accompany you through the warm months - from sandy beaches to city breaks, and whether you opt for white or khaki.
Why to buy: Up Sportif's mission is to make sustainable fashion accessible for all. The Melba Sweatshirt is ethically crafted from 100% organic cotton! This sweatshirt has undergone an eco-friendly ozone wash process, where the garment is tumbled with oxygen to achieve its unique color. For a coordinated look, pair the perfectly oversized Melba Sweatshirt with its matching counterpart, the Melba Jogger.
What we love:Up Sportif is a 100% sustainable womenswear brand. Founded in NYC in 2020, they offer elevated, eco-friendly-yet-trendy streetwear and loungewear crafted from reclaimed premium fabrics. By designing their lines around reclaimed materials, they save tons of excess fabrics from ending up in landfills! All garments are also crafted ethically, in a state-of-the-art, eco-friendly facility powered by solar energy and equipped with rain/waste water recycling systems.
Why to buy: Made from Tencel 90% Modal with 10% Spandex, the T-Neck is double layered but perfectly weighted and won’t overheat you. Bracelet length sleeves and a camisole overlay step up this everyday basic. Softer than cotton, this fabric feels like your favorite ribbed vintage tank top.
Tencel Modal fibers are extracted from naturally grown beech wood by an environmentally responsible integrated pulp-to-fiber process, which is self-sufficient in energy and recovers co-products from component parts of the wood. This flexible fiber is renowned for its exceptional softness. The T-Neck is made in small batch quantities to help eliminate waste, and they are manufactured in the USA.
What we love: Through sustainable fabrics and expert craftsmanship made by skilled artisans in the USA, every JOLA shirt is created to ensure wearable style and seasonless longevity. Consciously selected notions are used along with recycled labels and hang tags. Dutiful pricing reflects the selection of superior materials, ethical sustainability standards, and a commitment to quality fit and tailoring.
All fabrics used by JOLA are sustainably made with Tencel, modal, bamboo, and organic cotton when available. The PJ Top is made with corozo buttons, which unlike plastic buttons, will eventually biodegrade over time. The Vest is made with buttons from upcycled horn that has been discarded naturally.