May 31, 2019 | Green Living Show
Best Spots for Sustainable Fashion in T.O.
Shopping sustainably can be easy once you know where to look! From shoes and swimsuits to accessories and classic tees, here are some of the best spots to grab some new sustainable pieces for your wardrobe!
Female owned, ethically focused and globally inspired, Brave Soles takes tires from under cars and puts them under your feet! Every sole of their handmade sandals are made from recycled tires and do not involve any chemical processes. From classic to eccentric styles, these sandals are a perfect pickup before the warm summer months.
Dupont Street, Toronto, ON
From mine to market, Malleable Jewellers creates custom pieces using recycled materials. Ethically sourcing materials from start to finish is all a part of their design process. Their specialty; working with clients who want to up-cycle a precious metal into a new, gorgeous piece of jewelry. Join in the design process and make something uniquely you.
St. Clair & Oakwood Street, Toronto, ON
The Saltwater Collective
Designed for the conscious consumer who doesn’t want to compromise style or quality, The Saltwater Collective is a Toronto based clothing company who offer unique, trendy and classic swimwear pieces for the everyday woman. With fabrics made from ECONYL ® yarn (recycled Nylon waste and plastic scraps) you can feel good that each piece you purchase is helping clean up the environment.
Leafii is all about turning leaves into useful, everyday items. From wallets to shoulder bags, Leafii uses sustainably sourced teak leaves from Thailand for all of their products. Unique in nature, these beautiful products showcase the natural patterns and variations from the leaves. Their items are one of a kind, and definitely a spot to visit when shopping for your next accessory.
The Queen V Boutique, 835 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON
Awoke N Aware
Look dope af, but do it the right way.
Awoke N Aware is the new brand on the Toronto market that has a mission to save animals one shirt at a time. In addition to donating 15% of their profits to wildlife conservations, this company makes clothes in a sustainable and ethical way using fabrics from recycled plastic bottles and organic cotton. Launching for the first time at the Green Living Show this is a brand that you should definitely check out!