Here are our favorite items from each brand who got named ‘Rockstars’ on Remake’s 2020 Brand Transparency Report that tell us the best and worst brands. These pieces get the seal of approval!
Mara Hoffman’s Lavina Dress
This Rib knit sweater dress was knit in Peru from 80% organic cotton and 20% spandex, for elasticity and shape. The voluminous sleeves are a classic Mara Hoffman detail and makes for a beautifully unique version of the little black dress.
This warm sweater is knit from soft yarn made with reclaimed fibers from cotton and polyester products. The yarn supplier’s life-cycle analysis revealed 98% less environmental impact than virgin yarn. Available in 3 neutral tones.
Made with 100% organic cotton, this is a chic and functional piece for any day. The long sleeves make this perfect for the winter months, but fear not–this style is just one of many styles of jumpsuits from Outerknown.
The Clean Eileen style jeans are high waist regular fit jeans with a wide leg made in organic cotton. They come in 4 different washes and a brown corduroy. Nothing is better than a classic pair of well fitting jeans, especially when they are sustainable.
The unique design of this jean jacket is inspired by Sea Shepherd’s brave activists. The deep blue color mimics the ocean and is created by applying ecological chemicals and bio-enzymes. It is made with 40% post-consumer recycled cotton and 60% organic cotton.
This retro-inspired puffer jacket is light and flattering. Made using RDS-certified down, Cotopaxi ensures that ducks and geese are not harmed in the making of their apparel. It is also produced at a forward-thinking facility in northeastern China, where worker well-being is a top priority. Overall, it’s a cozy and ethical jacket to wear for work, weekend, or travel.
The Day Leather Backpack is made from sustainable, veg-tanned leather and lined with hand-dyed cotton in Ethiopia. With multiple pockets, adjustable straps, and room for a 13” laptop, this may be the perfect sized bag for all you need for work or school.
Organic and ethically made, this relaxed fit overshirt is made to be thrown on as a shirt or a jacket. It is made with mid-weight organic cotton and its buttons made with 60% recycled hemp. This product is made in Portugal and you can see a breakdown of the factory report on the site.
How do you look cute and stay comfortable in quarantine? This matching set. The high waisted, relaxed fit jogger and cozy cropped sweatshirt make for an adorable set that is made from a super soft blend of recycled and organic cotton. They are garment dyed with eco-friendly dyes in 5 different colors.
Here are the perfect “can be worn with anything” oxford. This shoe will make you look put together and sophisticated in the easiest way possible. And they were handmade in an ethical factory that Nisolo owns and operates in Peru.