Following my recent post harping on about sustainable fashion, and the issue of quality over quantity I’ve gathered a few pieces to consider. Also, I must add my new Moto with regards to shopping…
When purchasing an item, think 3 months in advance. Will you still be wearing it? If the answer is NO! put it back on the shelf and walk away.
Right… now onto the goods.
The basic White T.
Now, I’ve always gone by the philosophy of T by Alexander Wang… but I’ve changed my mind. Sorry Mr Wang. Following the sweatshop allegations, and the hefty $50 million Lawsuit in 2011, I’ve moved on to Helmut Lang.
So theres another one to remember- Lang, not Wang!
Note: Some Helmut Lang Garments are made in China, but I guess a T-shirt made by someone in a Chinease factory is better than one made by some poor soul being forced to work for an apparent 25 hours straight to the point where they pass out… Right?
A basic dress that will get you from the office to an orgasm… (That kind of worked, no?)
This sexy little number a Diane Von Furstenberg, and for those of you who don’t know she’s quite the philanthropist. Check some of her foundations out here.
Item Numero Three-o.
Now, hear me out here.
I understand not everyone has a lot of disposable income, but if you get the chance always invest in a good pair of shoes.
These Louboutins are versatile, and most importantly durable. They are also made internationally… Which I’m guessing means a 5 year old boy in India isn’t practicing his Pritstick skills on the bottom of your £400 shoe.
Sadly, I can’t say an awful lot about Mr. Louboutins philanthropic efforts… I’m sure he’s a nice guy. Just look at his smile!
Last but not least.
Of course I’m suggesting a mulberry as your staple bag… What is a Brit without a Mulberry?
I swear by Mulberries. Sometimes I wish mine would break, just so I would have an excuse to buy this lover boy above.. (Just kidding) Oh, and I should probably mention they are all produced within Europe.
All of these products are available on Net-a-Porter here, here and here.. apart from the Mulberry which is available here.