Celebrating Earth Day | Our Favourite Sustainable Brands | BRIDGE News
April 20, 2022 • Raul Samuel, Steven Green , Chad Johnson, Paige Pilgrim
For this years Earth Day, we decided to put together a little highlight of some of BRIDGE and our audiences favourite green and sustainable brands ! Scroll down to get to know them a little more and see how we have worked with them ...
With an extra push to their eco friendly initiative, this H&M Studio S/S 2022 Collection is a full line made of recycled polyester, organic cotton and more sustainable materials. With bold, yet timeless pieces, this collection is truly diverse with statement accessories and staple classics too, forming the prefect mix and match palette for your spring an summer fashion needs.
Also tapping into new possibilities this year, the brand have dropped their new Innovation Story, Cherish Waste - made using their latest technologies, recycled polyester, recycled plastic and ground-breaking dye techniques !
Not just an effort to be more sustainable this season, their collections stocks inclusive sizing for curve and big and tall figures. We love to see it !
WE ARE WE WEAR
Prioritising a more sustainable approach to fashion, We Are We Wear use fabrics out of unwanted waste materials to make their products without compromising on style or fit. Having worked previously with our big and tall London models, we know that the brand stand for building confidence in people of all shapes and sizes ! Dedicating to creating products with every body shape, classic or curve in mind, they are also in the process of launching their Menswear line ranging up to 3XL - keep an eye out for that and see if you can spot Raul Samuel in it...
With 100% recyclable packaged shipping bags and swimwear out of Italian techno-fabric, We Are We Wear are doing their part to slow down their wastage in the industry and constantly strive to improve their sustainable portfolio - with an aim to produce 100% sustainable swimwear by 2023 !
"Sustainable activewear made from recycled materials for living every day like it’s Earth Day" - Girlfriend Collective
Pioneers in the inclusive sizing and greener fashion industries, Girlfriend Collective have always been very transparent with their diversity and sustainability values and actions ! Their website beautifully shows how they chose every part of their process with care and purpose - from raw materials to production and to shareholders. With 100% recyclables packaging, tees and tanks made from 100% cupro, compressive leggings and bras made from 79% recycled polyester and so many more initiatives, the brand provides transparency to their audience and a community of people who care about where their clothes come from.
Click HERE to see our models work with the Girlfriend Collective ...
A menswear brand with a focus on creating fashionable garments for plus size men, Bennet Loveday has been paving the way for London designers for curve bodies ! Not only are their garments catered to a section in the fashion industry that has been missed out, the brand works with reclaimed and British produced fabrics, with an aim to slow fashion down. His earlier collection of REMADE was a beautiful amalgamation of recycled and reclaimed denim, that give each piece its own personality and character !
If creative looks, skilled patterns and eco friendlier design is what you are looking for then Bennet Loveday collections are the one for you ! Check out his work with the lovely Raul Samuel HERE ...
A small family run business, Dora Larsen believe that producing fashion responsibly should be a priority and at the forefront of their brand. Transparent in their values and responsibilities, their website showcases all of their promises and actions regarding circular sustainable fashion, supply chain, packaging, excess inventory, factories and much more ! They are also members of 1% for the Planet and pledge at least 1 % of their annual turnover to environmental charities.
While they do do their part for the circular fashion industry, their inclusive sizes catering to curve and fuller bust women and aesthetic designs are also what pulls you in with Dora Larsen !