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All Things Conscious Curation for Nov 2023

December 18, 2023
Written by ConsiderBeyond
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In order for a clothing material to be used in a piece of clothing, considerable time is spent to extract these raw materials, process them into fabric, and patch them up as a garment. Hence, a material can be deemed sustainable if it contributes to reducing the environmental impacts during this life cycle. We introduce five fibers we can choose from that help make an item of clothing more sustainable.

1. Nanushka

Instagram | @nanushka
Brand Born in
| Hungary
Shipping
| Worldwide

Nanushka defines modern luxury through its designs, embodying modern fashion with a blend of comfort and sophistication. The brand embodies casual chicness by always striking a balance between comfortable silhouettes and sophisticated elegance. This look is perfectly embodied by their signature item, the Joann dress, which strikes the ideal balance between casual and elegant. This dress, which is made of glossy slip satin, falls elegantly to the floor and has subtle embellishments like button fastenings, chest pockets, and a pointed collar. It's evidence of Nanushka's philosophy of carefree elegance that nevertheless manages to seem sophisticated, summarizing casual sophistication.

See this Product

Photo by Nanushka

2. Sana Jardin

Instagram | @sanajardin
Certification
| Leaping Bunny
Brand Born in
| United Kingdom
Shipping
| Worldwide

Sana Jardin is the first premium fragrance house that empowers women from the ground up. They promote scents with a purpose and help women in their supply chain become micro-entrepreneurs with every bottle sold. Under the direction of entrepreneur Amy Christiansen and master perfumer Carlos Benaim, Sana Jardin is a sustainable luxury perfumery that honors the natural floral elements that these ladies harvest. By combining earthy vetiver, patchouli, and Moroccan jasmine absolute with sandalwood, their Vanilla Nomad scent reveals the sensuous side of vanilla. Every Sana Jardin scent is cruelty-free and vegan, representing the essence of ethical perfumery.

See this Product

Photo by Sana Jardin

3. Chloé

Instagram | @chloe
Brand Born in
| France
Shipping
| Worldwide
Certification
| B Corp

The french luxury fashion maison, Chloé, founded in 1952, earn the B-corp status in October 2021. Chloé was the first luxury fashion house to get the B Corp certification. By this occasion, the brand reinforces its ongoing commitment to taking responsibility towards our society and the environment and reinvent how they do business moving forward.

See this Product

Photo by Chloé

4. Nenes Paris

Instagram | @nenesparis
Brand Born in
| France
Shipping
| Worldwide

Nénés Paris creates exquisite undergarments that honor femininity and individuality, embodying sophistication and empowerment. The brand creates magnificent products that combine modern style with sensuality while maintaining an attitude centered around comfort and elegance. Their black bralette, which exudes timeless sophistication and understated charm, is a tribute to their ethos. This beautifully made underwear item defies expectations with its elegant silhouette and delicate lace embellishments, highlighting the wearer's natural attractiveness and providing outstanding comfort.

See this Product

Photo by Nénés Paris

5 & 8. Andrea Iyamah

Instagram | @andreaiyamah
Brand Born in
| Nigeria
Shipping
| Worldwide

Under the artistic direction of Nigerian fashion designer Andrea Dumebi Iyamah, Andrea Iyamah is more than just a clothing line; it's a colorful story influenced by various ethnic traditions and the beauty of the natural world. In addition to creating garments, Andrea Iyamah has dedicated herself to bringing authenticity and an appreciation of African heritage and varied cultures into her creations since the company's founding in 2011. Handcrafted to welcome imperfections and highlight individuality, each Karr Crystal Gemstone Ring is a unique piece that honors the beauty of natural abnormalities. This painstakingly crafted jewel reminds the wearer of their uniqueness, embraces it as a source of strength, and symbolizes empowerment. Additionally, the leather sandals bring the chick and classic look to each outfit, complementing any outfit.

Browse Andrea Iyama

Photo by Andrea Iyamah

6. Sarah's Bag

Instagram | @usarahsbag
Brand Born in
| Lebanon
Shipping
| Worldwide

Sarah's Bag's Bedouin Grace clutch is a stunning example of classic design and meticulous craftsmanship. This opulent piece of jewelry features a beautiful tapestry of sequins, threads, and glass beads that have been crafted to project an air of sophisticated elegance. Finished with the signature diamond-shaped buckle from Sarah's Bag, this handbag is the perfect example of elevated boho-chic, adding flair to every outfit it goes with. Styled to be carried like a clutch, its standout feature is the variety of designs that cover the front and back, giving it an additional touch of refinement and individuality. The Bedouin Grace clutch epitomizes impeccable craftsmanship; the technique of hand-threading and beading takes 36 hours to complete.

See this Product

Photo by Sarah's Bag

7. The Nue Co.

Instagram | @thenue_co
Certification
| B Corp, PETA Animal Test Free
Brand Born in
| United Kingdom
Shipping
| Worldwide

The NUE Co. is a wellness company dedicated to using cutting-edge supplements to redefine skincare from the inside out. SKIN HYDRATOR, their flagship product, transforms skincare in a tablet. As we age, the natural lipid barrier in our skin breaks away, making it harder to keep our skin supple. In order to counter this, SKIN HYDRATOR is made of a powerful combination of hyaluronic acid, plumping hydrolyzed collagen, and soothing aloe vera that delivers deep hydration. This special blend strengthens the skin barrier, encourages the synthesis of collagen, and improves the general vitality of the skin from the inside out in addition to providing intense hydration. With The NUE Co.'s revolutionary SKIN HYDRATOR supplement, which is designed to enhance and maintain your skin's natural radiance, you can witness a significant improvement in the health of your skin.

See this product

Photo by The Nue Co.

9. Industrie Africa

Instagram | @uindustrieafrica
Brand Born in
| Kenya
Shipping
| Worldwide

Discover Adele Dejak, an artist fusing African and European influences, crafts jewelry that speaks volumes. Handcrafted from recycled materials and representing boldness and beauty, each piece is shipped from Nigeria to Nairobi. Crafted from lightweight aluminum, the striking bracelet effortlessly reflects light thanks to its finely hammered texture. This elegant item exudes sophistication and originality with its sophisticated geometric design. It is the ideal option to upgrade any evening costume because of its enormous design, which guarantees a compelling presence. Each bracelet combines style and sustainability uniquely, handcrafted in Kenya.

See this Product

Photo by Industrie Africa

10 & 11. Alighieri Jewellry

Instagram | @alighieri_jewellery
Brand Born in
| United Kingdom
Shipping
| Worldwide

Crafting long-lasting heirlooms using sustainable methods is Alighieri's area of expertise. Every item, such as the Selva Oscura Choker and the Abundant Dream Hoop Earrings, is painstakingly hand-carved and cast in 100% recycled ecosilver that is obtained from Cooksongold, a supplier approved by the Responsible Jewellery Council, close to their Hatton Garden studio in London. The company's intimate collaboration with a family-owned caster guarantees a human-centered approach, weaving stories from Dante to their committed A-team into each production. Alighieri's magnificent jewelry embodies their commitment to sustainability and eternal beauty via ethical sourcing and handcrafted crafting.

Browse Alighieri Jewellry

Photo by Alighieri Jewellry

10. Henry Rose

Instagram | @henryrose
Certification
| Leaping Bunny, EWG Verified
Brand Born in
| United States
Shipping
| Worldwide

Henry Rose is a forward-thinking fragrance company dedicated to creating premium fragrances with a strong emphasis on transparency and sustainability. The brand, which was started by actress Michelle Pfeiffer, is notable for its commitment to producing safe, ethically sourced ingredients to create perfumes that are hypoallergenic and clean. Henry Rose prioritizes environmental consciousness and provides a selection of opulent, gender-neutral fragrances that are devoid of known allergies and hazardous chemicals. Henry Rose is a forerunner in the field of elegant, eco-friendly perfumery because of their unwavering excellence and dedication to environmental responsibility.

Browse Henry Rose

Photo by Henry Rose

11. Aesop

Instagram | @aesopskincare
Brand Born in
| Australia
Shipping
| Worldwide

The Protective Lip Balm SPF30 from Aesop, a renowned skincare brand known for combining botanical elements and scientific innovation, is a hydrating balm that protects lips from UVA and UVB rays while also providing them with botanical oils for softness, hydration, and nourishment. In addition to providing necessary protection, this lip balm highlights Aesop's dedication to ethical skincare by embodying their philosophy of developing products free of substances originating from animals. This product embodies Aesop's holistic philosophy by fusing effectiveness with the natural world to guarantee skin health and environmental awareness with each use.

Browse Aesop

Photo by Aesop

12. AAKS

Instagram | @a.a.k.s
Brand Born in
| Ghana
Shipping
| Worldwide

Akosua Afriyie-Kumi founded AAKS, which proudly promotes sustainable fashion and ethical weaving practices while sharing Ghana's weaving heritage. Their handbags, which are made in Ghana, preserve the legacy of this skill by showcasing the craftsmanship of weaving in combination with the vivid colors of Africa. Three fundamental ideas form the basis of the brand's identity: a careful attention to craftsmanship, an uncompromising adherence to ethical and environmental processes, and a commitment to creating high-quality, limited-edition pieces rather than mass production. With its sophisticated detailing and innovative weaving, the Gore Asyi tote from AAKS is the perfect example of modern holiday elegance. Ideally crafted for the fashionable traveler or as a sophisticated daily piece, its ample dimensions provide adaptable utility with a handmade element.

Browse AAKS

Photo by AAKS

15. Floral Street

Instagram | @floralstreet_
Brand Born in
| United Kingdom
Shipping
| Worldwide

The sensual Night Bloom fragrance line from Floral Street Candles is perfect for modern houses since it resonates with strong, mysterious scents that are especially strong at dusk. An architectural beauty, each candle combines the subtle seduction of incense with rich, spicy notes of guaiac woods, Tuscan orris, saffron, and earthy amber. The trademark scent, a well-balanced blend of juniper, birch leaf, and a touch of raspberry, creates a room-shifting sensory experience. Encapsulating Floral Street Candles' commitment to sustainability and fine craftsmanship, these vegan and cruelty-certified candles are committed to ethical standards. They feature sustainably produced ingredients and eco-conscious packaging made of reusable, recyclable, and biodegradable materials.

Browse Floral Street

Photo by Floral Street

16. Saie Beauty

Instagram | @saiebeauty

Certification | Leaping Bunny
Brand Born in
| United States
Shipping
| Worldwide

Saie, a skincare line dedicated to natural beauty, introduces Dew Blush, a ground-breaking cream-gel blush that gives off a gorgeous, just-pinched flush with ease. This blush's lightweight texture and chubby doe-foot applicator enable for a buildable tint that guarantees a natural tone or a richer, enhanced color without patchiness or streaks. Dew Blush accentuates your natural beauty by blending effortlessly into the skin and providing a bright, lit-from-within glow. This product, which won the coveted Shape Beauty Awards for Best Cream Blush, is cruelty-free, gluten-free, and vegan, all of which are in line with Saie's commitment to sustainable and ethical skincare practices.

Browse Saie Beauty

Photo by Saie

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1. Nanushka

Instagram | @nanushka
Brand Born in
| Hungary
Shipping
| Worldwide

Nanushka defines modern luxury through its designs, embodying modern fashion with a blend of comfort and sophistication. The brand embodies casual chicness by always striking a balance between comfortable silhouettes and sophisticated elegance. This look is perfectly embodied by their signature item, the Joann dress, which strikes the ideal balance between casual and elegant. This dress, which is made of glossy slip satin, falls elegantly to the floor and has subtle embellishments like button fastenings, chest pockets, and a pointed collar. It's evidence of Nanushka's philosophy of carefree elegance that nevertheless manages to seem sophisticated, summarizing casual sophistication.

See this Product

Photo by Nanushka

2. Sana Jardin

Instagram | @sanajardin
Certification
| Leaping Bunny
Brand Born in
| United Kingdom
Shipping
| Worldwide

Sana Jardin is the first premium fragrance house that empowers women from the ground up. They promote scents with a purpose and help women in their supply chain become micro-entrepreneurs with every bottle sold. Under the direction of entrepreneur Amy Christiansen and master perfumer Carlos Benaim, Sana Jardin is a sustainable luxury perfumery that honors the natural floral elements that these ladies harvest. By combining earthy vetiver, patchouli, and Moroccan jasmine absolute with sandalwood, their Vanilla Nomad scent reveals the sensuous side of vanilla. Every Sana Jardin scent is cruelty-free and vegan, representing the essence of ethical perfumery.

See this Product

Photo by Sana Jardin

3. Chloé

Instagram | @chloe
Brand Born in
| France
Shipping
| Worldwide
Certification
| B Corp

The french luxury fashion maison, Chloé, founded in 1952, earn the B-corp status in October 2021. Chloé was the first luxury fashion house to get the B Corp certification. By this occasion, the brand reinforces its ongoing commitment to taking responsibility towards our society and the environment and reinvent how they do business moving forward.

See this Product

Photo by Chloé

4. Nenes Paris

Instagram | @nenesparis
Brand Born in
| France
Shipping
| Worldwide

Nénés Paris creates exquisite undergarments that honor femininity and individuality, embodying sophistication and empowerment. The brand creates magnificent products that combine modern style with sensuality while maintaining an attitude centered around comfort and elegance. Their black bralette, which exudes timeless sophistication and understated charm, is a tribute to their ethos. This beautifully made underwear item defies expectations with its elegant silhouette and delicate lace embellishments, highlighting the wearer's natural attractiveness and providing outstanding comfort.

See this Product

Photo by Nénés Paris

5 & 8. Andrea Iyamah

Instagram | @andreaiyamah
Brand Born in
| Nigeria
Shipping
| Worldwide

Under the artistic direction of Nigerian fashion designer Andrea Dumebi Iyamah, Andrea Iyamah is more than just a clothing line; it's a colorful story influenced by various ethnic traditions and the beauty of the natural world. In addition to creating garments, Andrea Iyamah has dedicated herself to bringing authenticity and an appreciation of African heritage and varied cultures into her creations since the company's founding in 2011. Handcrafted to welcome imperfections and highlight individuality, each Karr Crystal Gemstone Ring is a unique piece that honors the beauty of natural abnormalities. This painstakingly crafted jewel reminds the wearer of their uniqueness, embraces it as a source of strength, and symbolizes empowerment. Additionally, the leather sandals bring the chick and classic look to each outfit, complementing any outfit.

Browse Andrea Iyama

Photo by Andrea Iyamah

6. Sarah's Bag

Instagram | @usarahsbag
Brand Born in
| Lebanon
Shipping
| Worldwide

Sarah's Bag's Bedouin Grace clutch is a stunning example of classic design and meticulous craftsmanship. This opulent piece of jewelry features a beautiful tapestry of sequins, threads, and glass beads that have been crafted to project an air of sophisticated elegance. Finished with the signature diamond-shaped buckle from Sarah's Bag, this handbag is the perfect example of elevated boho-chic, adding flair to every outfit it goes with. Styled to be carried like a clutch, its standout feature is the variety of designs that cover the front and back, giving it an additional touch of refinement and individuality. The Bedouin Grace clutch epitomizes impeccable craftsmanship; the technique of hand-threading and beading takes 36 hours to complete.

See this Product

Photo by Sarah's Bag

7. The Nue Co.

Instagram | @thenue_co
Certification
| B Corp, PETA Animal Test Free
Brand Born in
| United Kingdom
Shipping
| Worldwide

The NUE Co. is a wellness company dedicated to using cutting-edge supplements to redefine skincare from the inside out. SKIN HYDRATOR, their flagship product, transforms skincare in a tablet. As we age, the natural lipid barrier in our skin breaks away, making it harder to keep our skin supple. In order to counter this, SKIN HYDRATOR is made of a powerful combination of hyaluronic acid, plumping hydrolyzed collagen, and soothing aloe vera that delivers deep hydration. This special blend strengthens the skin barrier, encourages the synthesis of collagen, and improves the general vitality of the skin from the inside out in addition to providing intense hydration. With The NUE Co.'s revolutionary SKIN HYDRATOR supplement, which is designed to enhance and maintain your skin's natural radiance, you can witness a significant improvement in the health of your skin.

See this product

Photo by The Nue Co.

9. Industrie Africa

Instagram | @uindustrieafrica
Brand Born in
| Kenya
Shipping
| Worldwide

Discover Adele Dejak, an artist fusing African and European influences, crafts jewelry that speaks volumes. Handcrafted from recycled materials and representing boldness and beauty, each piece is shipped from Nigeria to Nairobi. Crafted from lightweight aluminum, the striking bracelet effortlessly reflects light thanks to its finely hammered texture. This elegant item exudes sophistication and originality with its sophisticated geometric design. It is the ideal option to upgrade any evening costume because of its enormous design, which guarantees a compelling presence. Each bracelet combines style and sustainability uniquely, handcrafted in Kenya.

See this Product

Photo by Industrie Africa

10 & 11. Alighieri Jewellry

Instagram | @alighieri_jewellery
Brand Born in
| United Kingdom
Shipping
| Worldwide

Crafting long-lasting heirlooms using sustainable methods is Alighieri's area of expertise. Every item, such as the Selva Oscura Choker and the Abundant Dream Hoop Earrings, is painstakingly hand-carved and cast in 100% recycled ecosilver that is obtained from Cooksongold, a supplier approved by the Responsible Jewellery Council, close to their Hatton Garden studio in London. The company's intimate collaboration with a family-owned caster guarantees a human-centered approach, weaving stories from Dante to their committed A-team into each production. Alighieri's magnificent jewelry embodies their commitment to sustainability and eternal beauty via ethical sourcing and handcrafted crafting.

Browse Alighieri Jewellry

Photo by Alighieri Jewellry

10. Henry Rose

Instagram | @henryrose
Certification
| Leaping Bunny, EWG Verified
Brand Born in
| United States
Shipping
| Worldwide

Henry Rose is a forward-thinking fragrance company dedicated to creating premium fragrances with a strong emphasis on transparency and sustainability. The brand, which was started by actress Michelle Pfeiffer, is notable for its commitment to producing safe, ethically sourced ingredients to create perfumes that are hypoallergenic and clean. Henry Rose prioritizes environmental consciousness and provides a selection of opulent, gender-neutral fragrances that are devoid of known allergies and hazardous chemicals. Henry Rose is a forerunner in the field of elegant, eco-friendly perfumery because of their unwavering excellence and dedication to environmental responsibility.

Browse Henry Rose

Photo by Henry Rose

11. Aesop

Instagram | @aesopskincare
Brand Born in
| Australia
Shipping
| Worldwide

The Protective Lip Balm SPF30 from Aesop, a renowned skincare brand known for combining botanical elements and scientific innovation, is a hydrating balm that protects lips from UVA and UVB rays while also providing them with botanical oils for softness, hydration, and nourishment. In addition to providing necessary protection, this lip balm highlights Aesop's dedication to ethical skincare by embodying their philosophy of developing products free of substances originating from animals. This product embodies Aesop's holistic philosophy by fusing effectiveness with the natural world to guarantee skin health and environmental awareness with each use.

Browse Aesop

Photo by Aesop

12. AAKS

Instagram | @a.a.k.s
Brand Born in
| Ghana
Shipping
| Worldwide

Akosua Afriyie-Kumi founded AAKS, which proudly promotes sustainable fashion and ethical weaving practices while sharing Ghana's weaving heritage. Their handbags, which are made in Ghana, preserve the legacy of this skill by showcasing the craftsmanship of weaving in combination with the vivid colors of Africa. Three fundamental ideas form the basis of the brand's identity: a careful attention to craftsmanship, an uncompromising adherence to ethical and environmental processes, and a commitment to creating high-quality, limited-edition pieces rather than mass production. With its sophisticated detailing and innovative weaving, the Gore Asyi tote from AAKS is the perfect example of modern holiday elegance. Ideally crafted for the fashionable traveler or as a sophisticated daily piece, its ample dimensions provide adaptable utility with a handmade element.

Browse AAKS

Photo by AAKS

15. Floral Street

Instagram | @floralstreet_
Brand Born in
| United Kingdom
Shipping
| Worldwide

The sensual Night Bloom fragrance line from Floral Street Candles is perfect for modern houses since it resonates with strong, mysterious scents that are especially strong at dusk. An architectural beauty, each candle combines the subtle seduction of incense with rich, spicy notes of guaiac woods, Tuscan orris, saffron, and earthy amber. The trademark scent, a well-balanced blend of juniper, birch leaf, and a touch of raspberry, creates a room-shifting sensory experience. Encapsulating Floral Street Candles' commitment to sustainability and fine craftsmanship, these vegan and cruelty-certified candles are committed to ethical standards. They feature sustainably produced ingredients and eco-conscious packaging made of reusable, recyclable, and biodegradable materials.

Browse Floral Street

Photo by Floral Street

16. Saie Beauty

Instagram | @saiebeauty

Certification | Leaping Bunny
Brand Born in
| United States
Shipping
| Worldwide

Saie, a skincare line dedicated to natural beauty, introduces Dew Blush, a ground-breaking cream-gel blush that gives off a gorgeous, just-pinched flush with ease. This blush's lightweight texture and chubby doe-foot applicator enable for a buildable tint that guarantees a natural tone or a richer, enhanced color without patchiness or streaks. Dew Blush accentuates your natural beauty by blending effortlessly into the skin and providing a bright, lit-from-within glow. This product, which won the coveted Shape Beauty Awards for Best Cream Blush, is cruelty-free, gluten-free, and vegan, all of which are in line with Saie's commitment to sustainable and ethical skincare practices.

Browse Saie Beauty

Photo by Saie