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Top 10 vegan and ethical accessories

Editorial Feature

Take a look at some top clothing and accessories featuring brands committed to creating their products in an ethical and sustainable manner.

You can look and feel good while making a difference.

1. Bedroom Athletics

Loungewear brand Bedroom Athletics have just launched their first vegan slipper collection with a range of mules and slides aimed at those looking for environmentally-conscious comfort.

The collection includes Scandinavian-inspired felt mules and faux fur slides in soft summer shades, with contrasting details and a range of different sole options.

The contemporary Maria clog design mixes a cool Scandi vibe upper, faux fur inner and a vibrant contrasting wedge sole, and of course, it’s vegan-friendly.

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2. Beflamboyant’s UX-68 Water vegan shoes

Unisex, vegan and sustainable, these are the new trainers you’ll be wanting to wear this season.
Beflamboyant is a new vegan shoe brand designed in Spain and launched after two successful international crowdfunding campaigns.

These shoes are constructed with recycled or recyclable materials that do not come from animals, have a low impact on the environment and are manufactured with fair labour.

What’s more, Beflamboyant have committed to planting a tree for each pair of shoes sold.

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3. Luxtra’s Farrell vegan backpack

This PETA-approved vegan leather backpack is made in Italy from Pinatex – an eco-leather alternative made from pineapple leaves.

Inside its funky, logo embossed design, its compartmentalised, lined interior features separate pockets to neatly fit a 13-inch laptop along with phone, A4 documents, water bottle and other daily essentials.

Ethical, fashionable and functional, all in one.

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4. We Are Wastd’s Billy hat and Danna jumper

We Are Wastd are a UK-made, ethically-run, zero-waste guilt-free women’s fashion brand.

Exclusively using true deadstock yarn from the local UK textile industry that would otherwise be destined for landfill, no two jumpers look exactly the same.

Established in 2021, by designer Rosa Hutchesson and UK factory owner, Snahal Patel, their ambition was to create fun, sustainable, UK-made knitted clothing for women who love to be unique.

We Are Wastd are committed to making high-quality, affordable knitwear that does not impact negatively on the planet or the people who make it.

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5. Mercer’s W3RD vegan trainer

Luxury footwear brand, Mercer, have just launched their most sustainable trainers to date.

Made from grape leather, with a corn lining, recycled plastic insole, Seaqual recycled ocean plastic mesh upper and an EVA and cork outersole, these trendy trainers are handcrafted in Portugal.

Mercer Amsterdam bill themselves as a ‘high-end sneaker label’, founded by Dutch designer, Pim Dresen. Based in Amsterdam, the label focuses on luxury handcrafted footwear and accessories for men and women.

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6. Critically Endangered’s socks

These gorgeous socks are made from a beautifully soft blend of bamboo and cotton then packaged in a recycled cardboard box – making them not only gorgeous and luxurious, but the perfect ethical accessories.
Each design features an endangered animal, and, by creating socks that are made from high-quality materials, Critically Endangered are giving their wearers an investment, built to last, and fighting against fast fashion. This sustainable sock company help protect some of the world’s most critically endangered animals by supporting the WWF. They also plant 20m² of rainforest with the World Land Trust every time someone makes a purchase.

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7. Dayrize’s Woolly Gloves

Nothing says winter more than a cosy pair of gloves. And with the Dayrize collection, there is truly something for all chilly hands.

Gloves certainly don’t have to be boring and woolly, and they can do so much more than just keeping your fingers warm.

Dayrize also have high-fashion options with an unbeatable range of styles and fabrics for sale. Plus, with their excellent environmental credentials, you can buy from the website with confidence, like The Craven Mittens pictured.

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8. Keen – Howser slide

Keen’s Howser Slide blurs the line between house shoe and outdoor slipper, the perfect antidote to autumn’s cold and inclement conditions. Designed to comfort your conscience as well as your foot, all models in the collection use recycled PET for their construction and feature pesticide and chemical free eco anti-odour insoles.

Behind every KEEN shoe are dozens of responsible choices, such as using recycled aluminium eyelets or webbing made from recycled plastic bottles, and even harvesting the waste from one shoe to use in another. They have even taken the step of building their own socially-responsible factories in Oregon, Mexico, and Thailand.

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9. Luminarium – In Balance earrings

Luminarium are a jewellery company founded by two
sisters with a focus on demanding transparency from the companies they work with, ensuring their production methods focus on reusing, recycling and reducing – working sustainably within communities.

These elegant, long earrings are made with ethically traded and recycled glass beads, reclaimed pearls and are finished with a natural stone in a vibrant green shade. Each purchase comes with a handmade dust bag, made of recycled, natural materials.

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10. Matt & Nat – Sohee vegan coat

Discover the vegan, cruelty-free and recycled fashion brand, Matt & Nat, whose core values include social responsibility, excellence, inclusiveness, integrity, learning, authenticity and, of course, love. Fine sentiments to live by!

All their collections are designed by a close-knit team using recycled, sustainable and biodegradable materials.
This Sohee coat is no exception, featuring a long-sleeve, dropped shoulder, single-button, and shawl collar style; it has a self tie-belt, inseam pockets at the waist, an internal chest pocket, and a centre back vent.

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Barnaby Dracup

Barnaby is an editor, writer and personal trainer, with nearly 20 years’ experience in digital, print and marketing. For, he specialises in producing health and fitness, motoring and tech articles.

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