If You Like Reformation, You'll Love These 5 Brands

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There's no time like the present to start being more conscientious about how what you wear and how you shop may be affecting the environment. And if you, like the rest of the internet, read New York Magazine's truly terrifying cover story on global warming this week, you probably feel the urgency now more than ever before.

With the fashion industry being one of the biggest perpetrators of global pollution (second only to oil—yikes), choosing brands that go the extra mile by sourcing textiles that limit the use of chemicals in their production, using vintage or recycled materials, and keeping production local to reduce carbon emissions is a responsible step in the right direction.

Below, get to know five brands doing their part to make fashion a little kinder to the earth (and making seriously cute clothes while they're at it).

Up next, see the cool-girl styling trick we're trying on our next vacation.

This story has been updated by Dale Chong.