LOVING LOCAL
Your Family|June 2020
LOCAL FASHION BRANDS ARE HELPING US BECOME MORE CONSCIOUS SHOPPERS IN THIS EVER-CHANGING WORLD, WITH THEIR BEAUTIFULLY CRAFTED ECO-FRIENDLY WARDROBE PIECES

Sustainable fashion is something we’re hearing more and more about, and as a reaction to the ‘fast fashion’ craze, the world is starting to realise that we need to adopt a more conscious approach to fashion. We can no longer ignore the fact that the clothing and textile industry is the second largest polluter in the world, just after the oil industry. Here’s how to be a savvy eco shopper and help save our planet.

SUB SAHARA

073 150 3544

SUB SAHARA offers interesting fabrics and designs and high-quality clothing. This chic eclectic boutique offers a diverse collection of clothing and accessories especially for our culture and climate, all designed by owner Michelle Reimer-Ragosin and made by a tailor instore.

CHARTREUSE LINEN TOP, R420 | BRICK ORANGE LINEN KIMONA-STYLE JACKET, R550 | KHAKI THREE-QUARTER ELASTICIASED PANTS, R450 | BEADED LAYERED NECKLACE, R460 | WHITE SNEAKERS R349, H&M

EARTH ADDICT

Truworths.co.za

EARTHADDICT offer high-quality leisurewear for women. Their garments are created using eco-friendly processes in terms of organic clothing in South Africa. The finest natural fabrics are used to create varying items for different body shapes, without compromising on comfort and style.

CHARTREUSE LONG TOP, R625 | KHAKI THREE-QUARTER LEGGINGS, R320 | TAN ANKLE BOOTS R599, Cotton On | SOFT VELVET ZEBRA PRINT CLUTCH BAG WITH ZIP R400, Rona Jessie

PICHULIK

PICHULIK is an ethical jewellery, accessories and womenswear range. Each piece is a talisman, handcrafted from organic materials. The distinguishing components of any PICHULIK jewellery piece are the innovative and sculptural use of locally produced and re-purposed rope, embellished with a variety of unique cast and found exotic materials.

RONA JESSIE

Rona Jessie is an exciting South African designer brand, with a deep passion for beautiful luxurious fabrics and striking prints. Each bag is a gorgeous, trendsetting style statement and favourite accessory.

SOFT VELVET ZEBRA PRINT CLUTCH BAG WITH ZIP, R400

SWEETPEAS HANDMADE

Sweetpeas.co.za

The Sweet Peas collection is a rustic yet elegant brand that’s simplistic and sustainable, with a sophisticated flair. Linen and leather form the framework of the brand, joining the two raw materials in many beautiful and comfortable styles.

WHITE LUXE LINEN PANTS, R799 | WHITE CLASSIC BOYFRIEND LINEN SHIRT, R899 | BLACK SNAKEPRINT BOHO BOTTIES, R1 295 | THE ALYSSA CORK CLUTCH, R500, Leefi

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