Parry’s uses organic cotton and wool, Tencel (which is made from recycled wood pulp), recycled polyester and silk (worms feed on the quick-growing mulberry tree). The wool is spun and woven by a collective for women in the Indian Himalayas, providing jobs and boosting the economy in this region. Parry focuses on classic designs that are updated with modern sensibilities. Dresses, jackets, blouses and skirts are sophisticated with a touch of whimsy.
Winner of the 2012 Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation award in Sustainable Design, Inglis uses environmentally conscious fabrics like organic cotton from Japan, vegetable-dyed leather and wool from garments that have never been sold. Her pieces can be worn in multiple ways, giving the wearer more wardrobe options. Inglis’s designs clothes that are architectural and clean. Statement pieces are mixed with more useable components for a range of wardrobe options.
Eco clothing looks expensive and lush in the hands of Marcia Patmos. She emphasizes zero-waste technology, sustainable materials and supporting artisan communities in everything she creates. In 2012, fast company recognized the company for its innovation. Soft knitwear is mixed with leather and sequins in both body-skimming and slouchy silhouettes.
Jennie manages several Eco Friendly Clothing stores and enjoys blogging about Eco Clothing.