The fashion world is known to be harmful towards Mother Nature in many diverse ways. From clothing landing up in landfills to questionable farming methods, it poses many controversial and environmental arguments. But there is some light at the end of the tunnel it seems. Green fashion has become rife in the industry with many successful and famous designers doing their part to have a lower environmental impact. Green, it seems is becoming a very fashionable colour with many green fashion designers creating beautiful garments that are not only fashionable but that take Mother Nature into consideration. In this article we look at five top green fashion designers that are evolving the fashion industry into a more sustainable one.
5 Great, Green fashion Designers
1. Armed Angels
This fashion brand is going green in a big way and comes out of Germany. They have merged edgy street fashion with ethical fashion and the outcome has been welcomed by many green fashionistas. The designs for the green fashion clothes are designed by various street artists and then only ethically sourced and organic materials are used.
This green fashion design is aimed at men and was created by Robert Green, what a fitting surname. Its green fashion line includes organic, cotton underwear and t-shirts that are available online.
3. Hemp Hoodlamb
This green fashion brand is holistically green and uses a blend of eco friendly fabrics in all of their clothes. They are best known for their stylish hoodies that have gathered quite the famous fan base. Eminem and Snoop Dogg love their clothes which are all biodegradable.
4. Von Winckelmann
This green fashion brand has incorporated a totally preppy look with an environmental appeal. This brand takes fashion seriously but takes the environment just as much. They only use organic cotton and gather it from ethical and sustainable sources. They offer green fashion vests, shirts and sweaters. Von Winckelmann is based in the Netherlands but his green fashion clothing range is available online.
This is a reasonably new green fashion designer whose clothing was showcased at the New York green fashion show. Edun is the quintessential green fashion brand,founded by Ali Hewson and Bono. They only use certified, ethical and organic cotton wool from Africa. Apart from it being ethically sourced, their green fashion designs aim to bring some employment to under privileged countries.
It’s really encouraging to see the fashion world take steps to a greener future. Green fashion is here to stay, let’s up hope that more designers follow in these designers’ footsteps.
Author Byline: Jemma Scott is a freelance writer who has an immense interest and passion for the fashion industry from designer knitwear to fashion shows.
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