Loungewear for a clearer conscience
By BEL JACOBS
The nights are drawing in. How better to see in the colder seasons than with this fine selection of ethical loungewear: good for people, good for planet, good for laying on the sofa all day long, drinking hot chocolate ….
Handwoven in Peru
A PEACE TREATY travels to a particular region each season and sets up projects with local village artisans, which help define and modernize ancient handmade textile and metalsmithing techniques. The Mihara Cobalt Scarf, £250, is a stunning piece of craftsmanship, handwoven in Peru from from 100% baby alpaca. www.gatherandsee.com
Luxury organic women clothing EKO is inspired by the mood and the colours of the Cornish coast. The Organic Simple Tee, £35, is created from natural Eucalyptus jersey.
Designed in London and produced in an all-female factory in Lithuania using non-toxic materials and mindful manufacturing, Silou Active's luxury activewear, like the Gaia Sweatshirt, £230, is made with conscience.
The Natural Collection has supported sustainable production, ethical innovation and green ideas since 1999. The Anju dressing gown, £35, is hand block printed.
Skin creates luxuriously soft sleepwear. Made from superfine organic Pima cotton-jersey, this 'Eulalie' top, £70, is cut for a relaxed fit and detailed with antique-rose trim along the neckline.
Inspired by India
Eight Hour Studio was born out of a love for traditional Indian woodblock printing methods - seen here on the Dawn cotton shorts, £41 - and the desire to create an enterprise that was local yet global, socially responsible and environmentally aware.
Thought’s sustainable socks are made from recycled polyester and wool-blend in fresh pretty designs. Breathable, anti bacterial, super soft - feet will be happy all season long, from £5.95.