Trying to make your closet and vanity more planet friendly? Start with these standard-bearers who make sustainability and social responsibility a core tenet of their brand ethos. From using recycled materials to engaging in practices that benefit the environment, these names are innovating in ways worth a closer look.
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Eileen Fisher // Eileen Fisher was already an eco-fashion leader when it launched Responsible Wool in 2018. Now the company has set the bar even higher by introducing Regenerative Wool, a fiber farmed in a way that actually restores grasslands in Patagonia and fights climate change. By working with sheep farmers who use progressive animal-welfare and land-management practices, Eileen Fisher is helping change the way wool is produced to benefit the planet.
Stella McCartney // Since her brand’s inception in 2001, Stella McCartney has kept the environment top of mind, eschewing the use of animal leather, fur, or feathers in any designs. Through the years, the brand has has maintained its focus on sustainability and advanced its environmentally friendly practices through the use of innovative materials. A point of pride in the Stella McCartney collection: Loop sneakers. Made of recycled materials, which are produced using 50% less energy, the sneakers feature interlocking clips and threads (versus glue), allowing them to be easily taken apart for recycling at the end of their use. The result is a product that “closes the loop” on the production cycle, conserving the planet’s natural resources and utilizing existing materials.
Acqua di Parma // The Colonia Futura line embodies the brand’s dedication to environmental and social initiatives. By incorporating ingredients that are 99% naturally derived and using eco-conscious packaging, the fragrances represent a commitment to celebrating and preserving the world around us.