6 Conscious Brands to Know from WOMAN NYC

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MAN WOMAN shows are dedicated to building a well-edited community of brands from around the globe, including brands with a purpose behind them, made in the USA, hand made, or sustainably made labels.

MAN WOMAN shows are held twice a year in NYC, Paris, and Tokyo. Check out our 6 favorite conscious brands from this year’s WOMAN NYC!

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Are Studio

Are Studio creates mainly accessories and some clothing, all made by hand in Los Angeles, sourcing materials and supplies from local family owned manufacturers and businesses.

Are Studio uses overstock and deadstock fabrics during production whenever possible, valuing minimal waste for their clothing pieces.

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By Far Shoes

BY FAR is a Bulgarian shoe brand, emphasizing wearable luxury footwear.

One-third of their collection is now sustainable, made from dead stock leather rescued from luxury Italian factories. All BY FAR shoes are handmade in a small, family owned factory.

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FARIS FARIS

FARIS FARIS is a sculptural and artful jewelry line designed and made by hand by maker Faris Du Graf in Seattle, Washington.

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Abraham Label

Abraham is a gender fluid, NYC-based brand with a focus on local production and high quality, natural materials. Their materials are sourced in the USA when possible, produced ethically and sustainably.

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BllueMade

BllueMade’s garments are designed in Brooklyn and produced in New York City’s historic Garment District in a factory owned and run by women.

They use Belgian linen for all their pieces, which is both sustainable, hypoallergenic and biodegradable.

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VEJA

Veja buys cotton from organic farmers, respecting fair trade practices. Their organic cotton is spun and weaved into canvas for Veja sneakers and accessories.

Veja uses sustainable natural rubber from the Amazon Forests, which aids in revitalizing an old practice of tapping trees for rubber, also contributing to preventing deforestation.