It’s Positive Week, and to celebrate we’ve rounded up 11 of our favourite fashion and accessories brands to trust.
Each and every one of these brands are truly committed to social and environmental good, which is why we’ve awarded them all with our prestigious Butterfly Mark. Click each photo to discover more.
ABURY Collection brings together exciting, emerging designers with traditional artisans from remote and inspiring cultures. This exchange of knowledge between the old world and the cutting edge allows for a new context to emerge, leasing crafts a new life and lending design an emotional component which has been missing in recent times.
Age of Reason
Age of Reason is a UK luxury print label with an emphasis on quality and longevity. Born as a scarf studio in 2011, the brand has evolved to add women’s wear and lifestyle accessories.
Camilla Elphick is a young British shoe designer, whose feminine yet playful designs have garnered critical acclaim in just two seasons.
Elvis & Kresse
Elvis & Kresse have been reclaiming heroic materials ever since they fell in love with London Fire Brigade’s decommissioned fire-hose. After a distinguished career fighting fires and saving lives the hoses were destined for landfill. Elvis & Kresse started to rescue it in 2005 and never looked back. 50% of the profits from the fire hose range are donated to the Fire Fighters Charity.
Karmoie is a Norwegian independent eyewear brand born from the desire to combine the world of fashion with a meaningful and life-altering contribution. Karmoie aims to create beautiful, uncompromising eyewear while also contributing in a committed and conscientious way towards a better future. For every pair of frames sold, a pair of corrective glasses is given to a person in need.
Lost Property of London
Lost Property of London is an independent accessories brand formed by Central Saint Martins graduate, Katy Bell. Handcrafted here in London, the collection incorporates recycled or salvaged fabrics and vegetable tanned leather that have been discerningly transformed into beautiful yet practical totes, travel bags and handbags.
Maiyet is pioneering a new luxury by creating a fashion brand that celebrates rare artisanal skills from unexpected places.
Maiyet’s uniquely inspired, design driven collection seeks to revive ancient techniques and elevate the next generation of master craftsmen from places such as India, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Mongolia, and Peru.
There’s a need for people to start making smart choices in their everyday lives, including shopping. That’s where Prymal comes in, mixing sustainability with luxurious design. Prymal is our way to help hard-working artisans, the environment and the planet.
Stivaleria Cavallin makes the most refined women’s boots, renowned for their legendary craft and exquisite style.
For 54 years, Stivaleria Cavallin has been the industries best kept secret, much sought after by the top designers and luxury brands. In 2015 for the first time Stivaleria Cavallin unleashed its own dream collection of boots – both elegant and casual, fashionable and classic – available at their one and only store in Belgravia, 57 Elizabeth Street SW1 London.
Village England’s collection of accessories celebrates the uniquely English sense of style, craftsmanship and understated luxury.
Having spent many years immersed in the world of high fashion, founders Eddie Knevett and Julia Dobson wanted to create a new everyday luxury – a collection of bags that are infinitely desirable, uncompromising on quality yet affordable and designed for real life.
For a full list of Positive Luxury’s brands to trust, click here.