38 Items That Are as Chic as They Are Sustainable
We've come quite a long way since the very first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. Our planet is in an increasingly urgent need of relief from the effects of climate change, and it's an issue that's come to the forefront. The fashion industry, in particular, has really stepped up in recent years, and sustainable brands and collections have become more and more plentiful. This is certainly progress, but as you know, there's a lot more to be done.
It's natural to think, What can I do about the problems that our precious planet faces? But the important thing to remember is that small changes by individuals collectively lead to big ones in the long run.
So for now, a great way to do your part is to add more sustainable pieces to your closet, and these days, there are more chic ones to choose from than ever. In honor of the 52nd Earth Day, shop our favorite ones below.
Reformation is donating 50% of the profits from every Earth Day tee sold to Canopy, which works to protect the world's forests.
It shouldn't be hard to find occasions to wear this perfect dress to.
All of Girlfriend Collective's pieces—including this chic skort—are made from recycled water bottles.
A cute little mini from one of fashion's favorite eco-friendly brands.
This silky skirt from Spanish brand Amlul is one of the best minis we've seen lately.
If you know anything about the 2022 color trends, you know you probably need this.
This perfect new top from our line has the added bonus of being eco-friendly.
Another pair of Rothy's shoes that are likely to sell out soon.
Madewell has hundreds of sustainable items—this chic swimsuit being one of them.
One of the many reasons Slvrlake jeans are editor favorites? They're made of sustainably sourced cotton and recycled materials.
A perfect white shirt that's both sustainable and affordable.
Nordstrom-brand pajamas are our best-kept secret. (They're really good.)
As far as affordable sustainable brands go, Ninety Percent is a Who What Wear editor favorite.
This cute dress from Ref's new Circular Denim collection is made out of recycled scrap materials.
Miaou just released a capsule collection of upcycled corsets for Earth Day and yep, they're epic.
Lenny is a new upcycled denim brand that makes unique, customizable jeans out of vintage Levi's.
This new brand's sustainably sourced unisex merch raises awareness for postpartum depression.
Just add low-rise trousers to get a similar effect.
Everything about these jeans by eco-conscious brand Boyish feels fresh.
Did you know that Ugg has a line of cozy sustainable pieces? You do now.
Kes's entire Earth Day collection is a thing of beauty.
Your new favorite summer jeans have been found.
This pretty spring sweatshirt is made of peppermint-infused organic cotton.
The perfect everyday sunglasses.
If this just went straight to the top of your wishlist, you're not alone.
This pretty dress is one of & Other Stories' Ecovero items, which are made of sustainable materials.
Stella McCartney is a trailblazer in the category of sustainable luxury brands.
Patagonia is another sustainability trailblazer that everyone knows and loves.
We can all agree that this looks like the most comfortable hoodie ever made.
Fun fact: The sole on these is made of Amazon rubber, rice waste, and recycled rubber.
We have a hunch this set from Zara's Join Life collection won't be in stock for long.
Shop the matching Full Length Gingham Pants ($50).
Summer can't get here soon enough.
Shop the matching Tie Bottoms ($90).
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