Cornelia Guest, socialite and daughter of famed society matron C.Z. Guest, is an avid animal-rights supporter who recently teamed up with eco-friendly fashion website Project Gravitas for a special collaboration of faux leather moto jackets.
These PETA-approved vegan handbags come with a feel-good bonus: A percentage of the proceeds will benefit the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya to help rehabilitate orphaned elephants and rhinoceroses.
Made in America with a zero-waste philosophy, Amour Vert goes even further by vowing to plant a tree for every tee bought. Model Lily Kwong, who serves as the brand’s director of brand strategy, is responsible for the glamorous designs.
Blocked Button V Cardigan, M. Patmos ($450). mpatmos.com
Not only has designer Marcia Patmos been recognized as one of the hottest up-and-coming brands by winning the prestigious Woolmark Prize this year, but she also practices sustainable sourcing and manufacturing whenever possible.
Designers Katie Deguzman and Michael Miller are the two masterminds behind Brooklyn-based jewelry brand, K/LLER. The 2014 CFDA/Lexus Eco-Fashion Challenge winners use 100% recycled metal and source their organic materials such as horns from the castoffs of the farming industry.
This light blue-and-white striped top is perfect for the warmer weather, thanks to its custom railroad fabric. Plus, the textiles are sourced from India where designers Jenna Wilson and Cary Vaughan found a local loom partner who provides childcare for their weavers, as well as organically grown produce nurtured from reclaimed water.