Renata from Clothy72.com
Slow Fashion: Embrace Your Local Brands

Slow Fashion: Embrace Your Local Brands

Quick question: if you had to define your own personal style in one phrase, what would it be? Mine would be “simple, boho, with a pop of color and make it sustainable”.

Stylish doesn’t mean unsustainable

In the pictures below I’m wearing a super comfortable, fresh black dress from “Color Tuna” — which is a Mexican brand that elaborates clothes through an artisanal method. The beautiful red bag is the “Tamara” model and belongs to the Mexican brand “Fab Factory”. All of their products are handmade, vegan and cruelty-free.

If just like me, you love to express yourself through your looks but you’re also trying your best to adapt your lifestyle so that it doesn’t have a negative impact on the environment. You’ve probably already faced this dilemma: should we compromise sustainability for style or vice versa? And the answer is simple: no honey, we should not.

Slow Fashion: Beautiful Black Dress In Combination With A Red BagSlow Fashion: Beautiful Red Bag

Big names taking big steps

Kelly Slater was one of the people who found a solution to this. If you don’t know, Slater is considered to be the best professional surfer of all time with 11 world titles on his career. Therefore you may imagine how important the ocean is to him.

Being very close to this cause, he believed that it was possible to create a fashion brand for the people who would be willing to pay more for ethically made clothes. So he did it. Kelly Slater’s brand “Outerknown” has been raising the bar for the fashion industry in terms of sustainability, and it is just one of the many, many brands that are doing something about it.

Slow Fashion: Beautiful White KimonoSlow Fashion: Beautiful White Kimono Fashion Style

Choosing local

Wherever you live in the world, it is very likely that the small local designers in your city are following more eco-friendly processes than most of the big-name brands. This is the case of Subtropicalia — a Mexican brand that creates unique, timeless designs while keeping the wellness of our planet in mind. The white kimono in the last two pictures was one of their first creations, and I won’t lie, I feel amazing whenever I wear it.

Do you know what I love the most about going local? The creativity and talent of emerging designers are unmatched! Slow fashion involves a more dedicated and detailed process. Of course, this usually means a higher price, but you will also find clothes at the fast-fashion stores that will cost more and last less.

It’s worth checking out whom we’re giving our money. Helping our local economy is always a good idea, and usually, the most eco-friendly choice we can make.

Our Cookie Policy
Please select to view the Cookie Policy settings

We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience, personalize content and serve targeted advertisements. We also use cookies to analyze site traffic. If you continue to use this website, you consent to our use of cookies and you consent to our Privacy Policy

Click here to find out more about our Cookie Policy and to Your Choices

Advertiser Disclosure
X

We are 100% transparent because we love our website’s community and support.

1. Please note that we earn a commission whenever you click on an affiliate link to buy products. Rest assured that we only display coupons for products of companies that we deem trustworthy and we fully recommend.

2. Given that affiliate commission is a source of income that allows this lovely and amazing site to operate and provide free content, we appreciate your support when making a purchase.

3. We use cookies when you use our website or engage with our online ads. This helps us receive future commissions. Find out more about cookies in our Privacy Policy in the footer.

4. We may promote products or deals via email (only for users who have subscribed to our newsletter by opting-in). For additional information, please view our Privacy Policy in the footer.

5. If you purchase specific products on a monthly subscription basis via a third-party link on our website, we may receive recurring commissions.

6. Please note that we are not responsible for any damages that might occur when purchasing products from third-parties and/or advertisers when clicking on a link from our website. We do not own these products and cannot be held liable or accountable for any damages. For additional information, view our Terms of Use in the footer.

7. We provide this Affiliate Disclaimer in the footer.