5 Names to Know: Sustainable Accessories
Meet the conscious accessories brands putting good practice firstRead more
Unlike ever before, we’ve started to think before we shop, seeking conscious ways to consume that don’t mean compromising our values. And the accessories world is on board, with a wave of responsible brands offering beautiful design that centres the environment, and the global artisan community. Get to know the jewellery and handbag designers who are changing the game...
Stella McCartney is an innovator in cruelty-free materials that don’t negatively impact the planet. Recycled polyester acts as starting point for her vegetarian leather, working with safer chemicals and vegetable oils to reduce impact at production, while the advanced bio-acetate used in her sunglasses relies on plant-based sources, extracted from sustainably managed forests.Shop Stella McCartney
Hand-made in London using metals selected from 80% recycled sources, Ferian’s Wedgwood-set rings innovate on more than just aesthetic terms. With British craft at the heart of its story, the label is bringing new life to reclaimed pottery, recasting vintage jasperware motifs as the focal point of truly timeless jewellery, intended to be passed from one generation to the next.Shop Ferian
Brooke Gregson knows wearing one-of-a-kind rocks should never come with a cost. By partnering with organisations in the USA and Europe, she ensures the unique stones that define her designs are always ethically sourced. Each of her captivating pieces is hand-made using 100% recycled gold, supporting local craft with teams of specialist jewellers in both London and Los Angeles.Shop Brooke Gregson
The pioneering eco-fashion designer is spinning recycled plastic bottles into her I Am A Plastic Bag collection – a carbon neutral project that is at once an anti-plastic waste statement and a direct solution to the issue. Affiliated with Positive Luxury and EcoAct, Anya Hindmarch continually takes action for a more conscious footprint, using organic and recycled textiles and trims across her line.Shop Anya Hindmarch
Inspired by the natural world and driving change to secure its future, Hirotaka creates sustainable jewellery using only repurposed gold. Its stones and precious materials are conflict-free and ethically sourced, handcrafted by skilled Japanese artisans in an active move to safeguard the country’s rich crafting tradition.Shop Hirotaka