An Ethical Style Edit

Shop with a clear conscience with these ethically made picks


Karen Walker, Suno and Honest By.

Maiyet heels handcrafted in Italy, about $1064.

Organic by John Patrick merino sweater, about $381. Made with organic materials, fair labour practices, and ecological awareness.

Honest By japanese brass and vintage crystal earrings handcrafted in Belgium by Heaven Tanudiredja, about $681.

Veja sneakers $209. Veja buys cotton from 320 families who live from organic farming. Respecting fair trade rules, the cotton is spun then weaved into canvas for the sneakers along with vegetable-tanned leather made in Brazil.

Kowtow dress made from 100 per cent certified fair trade organic cotton. $215.

Suno trench coat made in New York with Italian made fabric. $1324.

Beloved bracelet by Purpose, an organisation that supports rescued women from human trafficking. $32.

Vivienne Westwood for Melissa bootie $176. Made in a socially and environmentally responsible factory, part recycled from old shoes, recyclable and vegan.

Karen Walker collaborated with the United Nations Ethical Fashion Initiative which creates work in community groups of artisans in disadvantaged areas in Africa and Haiti to create this cat tote. $95.

Eileen Fisher cotton top made with organic cotton and fairly traded from Peru, about $305.

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