Clothing

CLOTHING-DATABASE

Here you will find some amazing creators of sustainable fashion!

From womenswear, menswear, children’s wear and even bridal!

ALL ages. ALL styles. AND ALL SUSTAINABLE….

ARIA BRIDAL UK:
Aria Bridal UK was created for brides who dare to be different! Aria’s aim is to create beautiful, unique, affordable and customised bridal gowns using 100% sustainable materials with limited impact on the planet. All gowns are made in south Wales by Helen O’Sullivan in direct collaboration with the brides and Helen ensures true transparency through strategic mapping of the supply chain right to source. http://www.AriaBridalUK.com @AriaBridalUK
BILLYGOATS & RAINCOATS: Billygoats & Raincoats is a unisex brand based in Wales, creating quality rain wear from recycled tent materials. Beth Cosmos established the brand after noticing the massive number of tents left behind at festivals. We love bringing splashes of colour and fun to the everyday.We have no plans to grow up any time soon. Rainy days are our play days! http://www.billygoats.co.uk @BillygoatsAndRaincoats
BOUTIQUE DE NANA:
Garments are made in Wales by a multi award winning designer using ethically sourced fabrics from traditional Sudanese fabric called Garmasees. Each garment can be customised for each customer based on the meaning of their names in Arabic to add a personal touch. http://www.boutiquedenana.co.uk @boutiquedenana
CARPENTER AND CLOTH:
Emily’s background in is textiles, from learning basic dressmaking skills from her mother, to submersing herself in antique and tribal textiles during her college years. With a passion for natural fibres and sustainable textiles, both environmentally and socially, in their production and in their lifespan. Emily loves the human connection: From mending a much loved old jacket that holds so many memories to creating a the ultimate, confidence boosting party dress, clothing is comfort, confidence, connection, grounding, dreaming, expressive and absolutely individual. Emily uses sustainably sourced Welsh wool and Irish linen and recycled materials. http://www.carpenterandcloth.com/ @CarpenterAndCloth
CLARE JOHNS LABEL:
Clare Johns combines contemporary style with the soul of a rural lifestyle. Designed by Clare Johns, each piece uses materials produced from her own flock, and is handmade in Pembrokeshire, Wales. We believe that high quality design and luxurious materials are an essential part of the C.J lifestyle, from heading to meetings in the city to hosting events at your rural home. http://www.clarejohnslabel.com @ClareJohnsLabel
COAST TO COAST:
Coast To Coast Clothing is a brand new Outdoor Clothing Brand launched in July 2021. All of their clothing is designed and printed in house. They work on a slow fashion basis only ever making limited runs to reduce waste stock. Their mission is to create and supply high quality clothing for the outdoor community. For every order they donate 5% of profits each month to charities that help keep the planet safe and clean. They are currently in the process of using only organic cotton for their designs and we are looking forward to supporting them in their sustainability journey. http://www.coasttocoastclothing.co.uk @CoastToCoastClothingUK
DATI CLOTHING:
DATI in Welsh means ‘Good on you’. Dati clothing creates slow conscious responsible fashion an was set up by two sisters Julia and Sarah who also run the Sustainable Studio in Cardiff. Dati clothing is created using environmentally friendly fabrics and upcyling to create sustainable clothing for an urban lifestyle. http://www.daticlothing.com @DatiClothing
ECO WARDROBE:
Eco Wardrobe is where you can hire cheap prom, bridesmaid, cocktail, formal or even wedding dresses for your special event! As we know the clothing and fast fashion industry is one of the biggest polluters of the environment and hiring these dresses instead of buying them new is a BIG step towards saving our planet. All money made goes back into @PromAlly which supplies young people who are struggling financially with a chance to go to their school prom. http://www.ecowardrobe.co.uk @EcoWardrobe
ELIN MANON:
Elin Manon is your place to get zero waste, individual and characterful designs from sustainable materials. With a focus on fully fashioned knitwear and fashions from up cycled materials. Elin’s designs are made to be characterful, yet timeless, satisfying the offbeat bohemians of our world. All items are made in our local community of Ammanford, Carmarthenshire. http://www.elinmanon.com INSTA @ElinManon
EYE OF IRIS:
Eye of Iris is an innovation led fashion start-up producing bespoke garments and a wide range of accessories using upcycled denim! Eye of Iris takes unwanted jeans and transforms them into made-to-measure designs, but unlike the industry they aim to create them in-line with current trends and use old ways to make new. They create circular chains that will challenge the industry. Authentic, Circular & Inclusive to all human beings http://www.eyeofiris.co.uk @_EyeOfIris
FALL BAY DESIGNS:
Sustainable handmade activewear designed and handmade by designer/maker Carys Griffiths in Swansea. No two items of clothing will be identical and each piece has a print that is also designed by Fall Bay either by drawing, painting, dyeing or photography, so every design is unique to the market. Aimed at women who love to explore, create, and enjoy life, Fall Bay aim to empower women by making them feel good in what they wear and to push the creativity of others. Website coming soon! @FallBayDesigns
FLAMINGOS VINTAGE:
Flamingo’s Vintage Swansea are located in the heart of the city centre and stock a wide range of awesome vintage fashion! They opened up just before Christmas 2020 and have been incredibly popular ever since. And the reason? Well, here you can snap up Ralph Lauren shirts, Tommy Hilfiger and LLB for next to nothing! Style, Sustainability and Affordability! That’s the best kind of fashion! @FlamingosVintageSwansea
G.O.S.H.GIRL:
Amy Smiths’s G.O.SH.Girl collection specializes in reusing waste materials incorporating modernized traditional craft techniques, such as crochet and sustainable fabric dyeing. She also wants to bring attention to the use of fur in the fashion industry, showing that faux-fur can be more beautiful. Her market is young women who aim to make sustainable fashion colourful and exciting with vibrant and playful designs. INSTA @G.O.S.H.girl
HIUT DENIM CO:
Cardigan is a small town of 4,000 good people. 400 of them used to make jeans. They made 35,000 pairs a week. For three decades. Then one day the factory closed. It left town. But all that skill and knowhow remained. Without any way of showing the world what they could do. That’s why we have started The Hiut Denim Company. To bring manufacturing back home. To use all that skill on our doorstep. And to breathe new life into our town. As one of the Grand Masters said to me when I was interviewing: “This is what I know how to do. This is what I do best.” I just sat there thinking I have to make this work. So yes, our town is going to make jeans again. Here goes. http://www.hiutdenim.co.uk @HiutDenim
HOWIES:
Howies is an independent active clothing company based in West Wales, owned and run by its employees. We started in 1995, making high quality, lower impact clothing for running, cycling and the outdoors, as well as easy to wear stuff for everyday. Our award-winning men’s and women’s clothing is ethically produced using organic, recycled or natural fabrics wherever possible. For instance; all our t-shirts, jeans and sweats are made from Oeko-Tex certified organic cotton and our sport base layers are made using the highest quality Merino wool you can find. http://www.howies.co.uk INSTA/TWITTER @Howies FB @HowiesClothing
ISEA SURF:
iSeaSurfWear specialise in women’s, men’s and children’s wear including hoodies, leggings, t-shirts and a wide range of accessories. All products are designed and handcrafted in a little studio in west Wales and due to the nature of slow fashion & small-scale manufacturing techniques and hand screen-printing of designs, each item is one of a kind. Most fabric is sourced from the UK and many fabrics are recycled into brand new designs! http://www.iSeaSurfWear.co.uk @ISeaSurf
L26 LABEL:
L26 is a unisex organic wear brand creating organic shirts and accessories. The are based in Cardiff and use organic cotton. Follow their journey towards sustainable minimalism. http://www.L26SustainableFashion.com INSTA @L26Label
LIFEFORMS ART:
Lifeforms Art is all about spreading the conservation message & celebrating the amazing creatures who share our planet. Lifeforms Art began in 2017 when father and son team Artist & Conservationist Ian and Graphic Designer George began looking for a way to promote the conservation message to the world. You can be sure that your T-shirt will be 100% organic cotton, made with the strictest environmental certifications for the entire production chain. They are printed in the UK. http://www.lifeformsart.co.uk @LifeformsArt
LLEN DESIGN:
Designed and made in Wales by Len Henbrow. Llen Design create sustainable suits, dresses and evening wear. Perfect for any red carpet event. Contact for more info. http://www.llenhembrow.co.uk @Llen_Design
MAYKHER:
MAYKHER like Maker or Make Her, is a profit with purpose, sustainable and ethical practise fashion company. We vow to work with makers, not machines, and to favour ethical employment opportunities and fair wages over fast fashion for fewer pennies. We are committed to helping harness the talent of women in the developing world, we want to ensure the greatness they were born with can thrive and flourish in even the most impoverished of areas. http://www.maykher.com @MaykherFashion
MISS.CHIEVOUS GLADRAGS: Rainbow loving festival fashion with an eco friendly edge! Miss.Chievous Gladrag queen herself Helena is dedicated to creating one of a kind wearable art for all shapes and styles, constructing, repurposing, dying and generally hoarding eye catching fabric. She uses a wide range of upcycled fabrics, prints, colours and style to create her truly unique and stand out fashion! INSTA @miss_chievious_gladrags FB @MissChieviousGladrags
ONESTA:
Every timeless classic in our collection is made from premium, luxurious fabric and trims that are produced sustainably and ethically. Crafted from natural fibres, such as seaweed and eucalyptus trees, and natural vegetable-based dyes, there are no nasty toxins or pesticides. Made in the UK, each garment is produced to the highest quality and is designed to last! https://www.onesta.uk/ @Onesta
RAINBOW HEART DESIGNS: Rainbow Heart Designs are an up and coming, exciting and sustainable children’s wear brand. They create organic handmade children’s wear and accessories, and are based in south Wales. They follow slow fashion practices, with minimal waste. All items made to order with a one to two week turnaround. http://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/RainbowheartDesignGB @RainbowHeartDesigns
STITCH RETROFIT:
Stitch Retrofit has many years experience making clothing and handling all types of fabric from denim to satin and everything in between. There are three service categories available Retrofit, Repair and Remake. Retrofit can be any custom addition to an existing garment, this includes printing, painting, Stitch Art etc. Repair can be any custom fix, including button and zip replacement. Remake includes shape adjustments like a cinched waistband or hemline changes. FB @StitchRetrofit Insta: @Stitch.Retrofit
SUSSED:
SUSSED Is A Community Owned Cooperative, Staffed Entirely By Volunteers. SUSSED was formed by Sustainable Wales in 2006 and specialises in ethical products; specifically, Fairtrade, environmentally friendly and local goods. They sell many sustainable and fairly traded clothing, accessories and household furnishing. http://www.sussedwales.com INSTA @Sussed_Wales TW @SussedWales
SWOPAHOLICS:
Distinctive quality items, sustainable fashion and packaging. A new perspective. Swop with style and dress sustainably to reduce your environmental impact. 2020 is the year to swop fast fashion for sustainable fashion. Commitment to quality. Unique designs. Available to swop and buy. https://www.depop.com/swopaholics/ @Swopaholics
THE BAY:
The Bay are a Mumbles based clothing company who have sustainability and responsibility at their core. They use organic materials to create their designs and only use eco-friendly water based inks to showcase some stunning hand drawn images of their local area. The Bay’s collection of tees, hoodies and bags are named after the local surrounding beaches in Gower, which we all know is one of the most beautiful and bio diverse areas within the UK and one that definitely needs protection. http://www.thebayclothingltd.co.uk @TheBayClothingLTD
THE TOPIAN DEN:
Recycled / upcycled pre-loved garments into eco friendly clothing, bags and accessories. Td designs and creates Whimsical Eco Friendly Wearable and Useable Art. All designs are created and made by by hand. She is a self taught artist / designer, and creates all her own patterns for these garments, bags and accessories. http://www.thetopianden.uk/ @TheTopianDen
UPCYCLE FOR YOU:
Upcycle For You was created by designer/maker Emma Payne who designs and makes unique clothing, with her passion for dresses. Emma works from home and is a self taught seamstress who upcycles what customers already have, allowing them to hang onto their much loved items, which would otherwise be thrown away, to create unique one-off items. All of the materials Emma uses are secondhand keeping costs low for both designer and customer. Upcycled fashion accessible for all! FB @UpcycleForYou Insta @Upcycle_For_You
UPSTYLE CLUB:
Claire Rees is sustainability-focused personal fashion stylist who helps people to love the clothes they already have through the UpstyleClub. I’m a former fashion journalist who got fed up of fast fashion and started finding better ways to make an impact through clothes. I offer wardrobe sessions at home, where I show clients how to wear ‘new’ outfits out of old stuff. I also run a ‘slow styling’ service – I’ll source an outfit for your big event – leave me to do the work of scouring vintage, independent labels and charity shops for something really special. Book well in advance. Slow shopping takes a little more time – that’s the beauty of it. We don’t need everything now! http://www.clairereesmedia.com INSTA @UpstyleClub TW @ClaireReesMedia
VALERIE KITSCH:
Affordable, eco friendly and 100% vegan casual clothing for women, Designed and made by Deby McCloy in her little studio in Swansea. She uses second hand textiles in her designs to help conserve resources and reduce what we send to landfill. She has a line of casual clothing including slogan tees and jackets, with vegan, anti-capitalist and environmental messages. http://www.ValerieKitsch.co.uk @ValerieKitsch
WORK SHY:
Work Shy are based in Cardiff and create a range of work wear clothing such as organic cotton canvas shirts for artisans and adventurers alike. They also hand dye their fabrics themselves eliminating any banned carcinogenic dyes commonly used in the global fashion industry. Work shy. Look busy! Website Coming soon! @WeAreWorkShy
WREXHAM CLOTHING EXCHANGE: Fast fashion is so yesterday! Why not refresh your wardrobe a different way, swapping your unwanted pieces of clothing, shoes and accessories. They will be back post pandemic very, very soon!
TW: @ClothingWrexham FB: @WrexhamClothingExchange

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