Fashion

 

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ACE&JIG Womenswear, textiles "In 2009, we set out to create a season-less women’s collection from one fabrication: our own yarn-dye, woven fabric… Our search for the ideal manufacturer led us to India, where we found experienced textile specialists weaving on ancient wooden hand looms. Our Indian partners share our core values and practice the holistic kaizen philosophy of continuing to improve. Not only do they provide free childcare, but they also use reclaimed water to grown organic produce for their employees” New York, USA aceandjig.com

ACE&JIG

Womenswear, textiles

"In 2009, we set out to create a season-less women’s collection from one fabrication: our own yarn-dye, woven fabric… Our search for the ideal manufacturer led us to India, where we found experienced textile specialists weaving on ancient wooden hand looms. Our Indian partners share our core values and practice the holistic kaizen philosophy of continuing to improve. Not only do they provide free childcare, but they also use reclaimed water to grown organic produce for their employees”

New York, USA

aceandjig.com

AMOUR VERT Womenswear Amour Vert’s specially engineered textiles and blended fabrics are crafted to be soft, flattering and long-lasting. They only use low-impact dyes and adopt a zero-waste philosophy. San Fransisco, USA amourvert.com

AMOUR VERT

Womenswear

Amour Vert’s specially engineered textiles and blended fabrics are crafted to be soft, flattering and long-lasting. They only use low-impact dyes and adopt a zero-waste philosophy.

San Fransisco, USA

amourvert.com

ARMOIRE OFFICIELLE Womenswear and menswear “Steeped in Scandinavian design traditions, we embrace timelessness and functionality. Over the course of time the brand has built-up a reputation that is well-known for using classical styles in a contemporary context. This design philosophy manifests itself through creating lasting expressions that are ‘relevant regardless of trends‘. The overall effortless style is predominant throughout the collections and embodies our love of Nordic simplicity.” Copenhagen, Denmark armoireofficielle.com

ARMOIRE OFFICIELLE

Womenswear and menswear

“Steeped in Scandinavian design traditions, we embrace timelessness and functionality. Over the course of time the brand has built-up a reputation that is well-known for using classical styles in a contemporary context. This design philosophy manifests itself through creating lasting expressions that are ‘relevant regardless of trends‘. The overall effortless style is predominant throughout the collections and embodies our love of Nordic simplicity.”

Copenhagen, Denmark

armoireofficielle.com

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CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN Womenswear and menswear “Christopher [Raeburn]’s pioneering work has brought sustainable design to a mainstream fashion audience embodying luxury with integrity.” Over the years, Raeburn has collaborated with a number of brands including Fred Perry and Barbour, as well as producing his own award winning label. London, UK christopherraeburn.co.uk

CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN

Womenswear and menswear

“Christopher [Raeburn]’s pioneering work has brought sustainable design to a mainstream fashion audience embodying luxury with integrity.” Over the years, Raeburn has collaborated with a number of brands including Fred Perry and Barbour, as well as producing his own award winning label.

London, UK

christopherraeburn.co.uk

CIENNE NY Womenswear “Cienne is a womenswear brand founded on the beauty of the unexpected. We use culture and design to connect the best of traditional and modern, local and international, socially-minded and environmentally conscious.” New York, USA ciennenewyork.com

CIENNE NY

Womenswear

“Cienne is a womenswear brand founded on the beauty of the unexpected. We use culture and design to connect the best of traditional and modern, local and international, socially-minded and environmentally conscious.”

New York, USA

ciennenewyork.com

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DELFINA BALDA Womenswear “Known for its craftsmanship and fine natural fibers and materials, the brand brings together prime elements of the classic and the new. The feel of Delfina Balda is distinctly modern and clean, artful and wearable“  New York, USA delfinabalda.com

DELFINA BALDA

Womenswear

“Known for its craftsmanship and fine natural fibers and materials, the brand brings together prime elements of the classic and the new. The feel of Delfina Balda is distinctly modern and clean, artful and wearable“ 

New York, USA

delfinabalda.com

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EDUN Womenswear “EDUN is a global fashion brand based in New York. In respect of its mission to source production and encourage trade in Africa, EDUN mixes its modern designer vision with the richness and positivity of this fast-growing continent.  EDUN is building long-term, sustainable growth opportunities by supporting manufacturers, community-based initiatives and partnering with African artists and artisans.”  New York, USA edun.com

EDUN

Womenswear

“EDUN is a global fashion brand based in New York. In respect of its mission to source production and encourage trade in Africa, EDUN mixes its modern designer vision with the richness and positivity of this fast-growing continent. 

EDUN is building long-term, sustainable growth opportunities by supporting manufacturers, community-based initiatives and partnering with African artists and artisans.” 

New York, USA

edun.com

ELSIEN GRINGHUIS Womenswear “Studio Elsien Gringhuis is a high-end, sustainable label with a focus on the essence of clothing. Timeless, clean, chic and minimalistic, with innovative details. The focus is on highly innovative patterns reducing the waste to the max. Elsien is passionate to introduce new definitions for craftsmanship and sustainability.” Netherlands elsiengringhuis.com

ELSIEN GRINGHUIS

Womenswear

“Studio Elsien Gringhuis is a high-end, sustainable label with a focus on the essence of clothing. Timeless, clean, chic and minimalistic, with innovative details.

The focus is on highly innovative patterns reducing the waste to the max.
Elsien is passionate to introduce new definitions for craftsmanship and sustainability.”

Netherlands

elsiengringhuis.com

ELISE BALLEGEER Womenswear “Elise Ballegeer is a contemporary clothing label influenced by architectural forms and minimalistic attitudes. By using organic and sustainable materials, Elise Ballegeer presents a collection of desirable eco-consciously minded pieces and hopes that people will take the time to find what speaks to them, and provide their own spiritual posture and pairing to the clothing.” New York, USA eliseballegeer.com

ELISE BALLEGEER

Womenswear

“Elise Ballegeer is a contemporary clothing label influenced by architectural forms and minimalistic attitudes. By using organic and sustainable materials, Elise Ballegeer presents a collection of desirable eco-consciously minded pieces and hopes that people will take the time to find what speaks to them, and provide their own spiritual posture and pairing to the clothing.”

New York, USA

eliseballegeer.com

ETH-ICS STORE Boutique “Ethics is curating the worlds best ethical and socially conscious fashion and lifestyle brands.“  Eugene, USA eth-ics.com

ETH-ICS STORE

Boutique

“Ethics is curating the worlds best ethical and socially conscious fashion and lifestyle brands.“ 

Eugene, USA

eth-ics.com

 

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FAIR CLOTH SUPPLY Womenswear “Faircloth & Supply, created by Phoebe Dahl, is a charitable clothing line of beautifully hand-crafted garments to live, love, and travel in. Faircloth & Supply’s ethos is elegance and timelessness: a collection of clothes without season and focused on one fabric, linen.” Los Angeles, USA fairclothsupply.com

FAIR CLOTH SUPPLY

Womenswear

“Faircloth & Supply, created by Phoebe Dahl, is a charitable clothing line of beautifully hand-crafted garments to live, love, and travel in. Faircloth & Supply’s ethos is elegance and timelessness: a collection of clothes without season and focused on one fabric, linen.”

Los Angeles, USA

fairclothsupply.com

FILIPPA K Womenswear “Dedicated to a carefully curated wardrobe of now, a modern interpretation of the life and challenges of women and men today Filippa K has over the last few years created a clean slate for itself, building the company structure of a curious and conscious brand that recognises innovative sustainability as its guide to growth.” Stockholm, Sweden filippa-k.com

FILIPPA K

Womenswear

“Dedicated to a carefully curated wardrobe of now, a modern interpretation of the life and challenges of women and men today Filippa K has over the last few years created a clean slate for itself, building the company structure of a curious and conscious brand that recognises innovative sustainability as its guide to growth.”

Stockholm, Sweden

filippa-k.com

 

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HOTH AND BOTHERED Womenswear ‘Hoth & Bothered’s sourcing process is meticulous and the farmers / manufacturers we choose to work with pride themselves on their sustainable and environmentally friendly operations. All of our fibre and garment production is fair trade certified and we strive to help our producers in developing countries promote fair and ethical working conditions for all employees.’ The Netherlands hothandbothered.com

HOTH AND BOTHERED

Womenswear

‘Hoth & Bothered’s sourcing process is meticulous and the farmers / manufacturers we choose to work with pride themselves on their sustainable and environmentally friendly operations. All of our fibre and garment production is fair trade certified and we strive to help our producers in developing countries promote fair and ethical working conditions for all employees.’

The Netherlands

hothandbothered.com

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KAREEM Womenswear “Kaarem cares deeply about craft, construction and quality and hopes to share our passion with people from across the globe.” Vietnam kaarem.com

KAREEM

Womenswear

“Kaarem cares deeply about craft, construction and quality and hopes to share our passion with people from across the globe.”

Vietnam

kaarem.com

KORDAL Knitwear “Our mission is to create garments in an ethical manner by paying our workers a fair wage, designing garments that are not trend focused, and using natural fibers when possible. We produce 80% of our garments in NYC with experienced knitters who work with both handloom knitting machines and Shima Seki whole garment knitting machines.” New York, USA kordalknitwear.com

KORDAL

Knitwear

“Our mission is to create garments in an ethical manner by paying our workers a fair wage, designing garments that are not trend focused, and using natural fibers when possible. We produce 80% of our garments in NYC with experienced knitters who work with both handloom knitting machines and Shima Seki whole garment knitting machines.”

New York, USA

kordalknitwear.com

KOWTOW Womenswear Kowtow are a womenswear label based in Wellington, New Zealand who are concerned with the social and environmental issues surrounding the fashion industry. All of their clothes are certified fair trade organic that is ethically and sustainably made from seed to garment. Wellington, New Zealand kowtowclothing.com

KOWTOW

Womenswear

Kowtow are a womenswear label based in Wellington, New Zealand who are concerned with the social and environmental issues surrounding the fashion industry. All of their clothes are certified fair trade organic that is ethically and sustainably made from seed to garment.

Wellington, New Zealand

kowtowclothing.com

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LINE CUT SUPPLY Womenswear Line Cut Supply is a women’s workwear brand based in Sheffield. They hand make all of their garments using organic cotton. Founded by Aimee Harrison, Line Cut Supply wants to engage the consumer back with the process of manufacturing clothes. Sheffield, UK linecut.supply

LINE CUT SUPPLY

Womenswear

Line Cut Supply is a women’s workwear brand based in Sheffield. They hand make all of their garments using organic cotton. Founded by Aimee Harrison, Line Cut Supply wants to engage the consumer back with the process of manufacturing clothes.

Sheffield, UK

linecut.supply

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MAIYET Womenswear “Maiyet is a modern, ethical and luxury fashion brand that partners with global artisans to incorporate exquisitely handcrafted details and unexpected fabric techniques into our collections – all sourced globally and made locally. “ New York, USA maiyet.com

MAIYET

Womenswear

“Maiyet is a modern, ethical and luxury fashion brand that partners with global artisans to incorporate exquisitely handcrafted details and unexpected fabric techniques into our collections – all sourced globally and made locally. “

New York, USA

maiyet.com

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NEW CLASSICS STUDIOS Boutique “At New Classics Studios, we understand that the fashion industry must change in order for us to prolong our environmental and social well-being. So, with that being said, we’ve made the commitment to better the world through fashion by ameliorating the standards of the design industry and encouraging others to join the Slow Fashion Movement.” Edmonton, Canada newclassics.ca

NEW CLASSICS STUDIOS

Boutique

“At New Classics Studios, we understand that the fashion industry must change in order for us to prolong our environmental and social well-being. So, with that being said, we’ve made the commitment to better the world through fashion by ameliorating the standards of the design industry and encouraging others to join the Slow Fashion Movement.”

Edmonton, Canada

newclassics.ca

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RAKHA Womenswear “While fashion is transient, our ethos is drawn from the classics: understated, contemporary garments that will take you from day to night. Rakha’s approach to design and garment making is sustainability, through products made from eco-friendly or repurposed materials which can be bio-degraded or re-cycled. Whilst contributing to the development of sustainable communities throughout our supply chain.” London, UK rakha.co.uk

RAKHA

Womenswear

“While fashion is transient, our ethos is drawn from the classics: understated, contemporary garments that will take you from day to night. Rakha’s approach to design and garment making is sustainability, through products made from eco-friendly or repurposed materials which can be bio-degraded or re-cycled. Whilst contributing to the development of sustainable communities throughout our supply chain.”

London, UK

rakha.co.uk

RE/DONE Reworked Denim “RE/DONE is a movement – a movement to restore individuality to the luxury fashion space, a movement to keep heritage brands relevant, and a movement to create sustainable fashion. We are proud to manufacture our jeans in Downtown Los Angeles using water conserving methods and no harsh chemicals. Quantities will always be limited since each pair is handpicked, hand cut, and distinctly one of a kind.” Los Angeles, USA shopredone.com

RE/DONE

Reworked Denim

“RE/DONE is a movement – a movement to restore individuality to the luxury fashion space, a movement to keep heritage brands relevant, and a movement to create sustainable fashion.

We are proud to manufacture our jeans in Downtown Los Angeles using water conserving methods and no harsh chemicals. Quantities will always be limited since each pair is handpicked, hand cut, and distinctly one of a kind.”

Los Angeles, USA

shopredone.com

REFORMATION Womenswear “Created in 2009 by Yael Aflalo, we design and manufacture the majority of our limited-edition collections in our factory headquarters in downtown Los Angeles. It is our mission to lead and inspire a sustainable way to be fashionable.” Los Angeles, USA thereformation.com

REFORMATION

Womenswear

“Created in 2009 by Yael Aflalo, we design and manufacture the majority of our limited-edition collections in our factory headquarters in downtown Los Angeles. It is our mission to lead and inspire a sustainable way to be fashionable.”

Los Angeles, USA

thereformation.com

RÊVE EN VERT Womenswear boutique “Founded in 2013, Rêve En Vert has established itself as the premier online retailer of sustainable luxury. To us, sustainable luxury is quality fashion made from a place of consciousness, and we hold our designers to three tenants of production: independent, local and ethical. At Rêve En Vert we don’t sacrifice style for ethics.” London, UK revenvert.com

RÊVE EN VERT

Womenswear boutique

“Founded in 2013, Rêve En Vert has established itself as the premier online retailer of sustainable luxury. To us, sustainable luxury is quality fashion made from a place of consciousness, and we hold our designers to three tenants of production: independent, local and ethical. At Rêve En Vert we don’t sacrifice style for ethics.”

London, UK

revenvert.com

 

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SAMUJI Womenswear “Our ambition is to produce timeless and sustainable design that serves a purpose yet carries a story. All items are crafted out of quality materials from European and Japanese suppliers and produced in Europe by carefully selected manufacturers.” Helsinki, Finland samuji.com

SAMUJI

Womenswear

“Our ambition is to produce timeless and sustainable design that serves a purpose yet carries a story. All items are crafted out of quality materials from European and Japanese suppliers and produced in Europe by carefully selected manufacturers.”

Helsinki, Finland

samuji.com

SEVEN SISTERS Boutique “We are committed to supporting small, woman-owned businesses like our own, and predominantly carry lines by female designers and makers. Our goal is to bring our customers timeless, high-quality items that are ethically and sustainably produced as close to home as possible.  Items in our store sourced from outside of North America are made by carefully selected family-run businesses, who craft with traditional practices.” Portland, USA sevensisterspdx.com

SEVEN SISTERS

Boutique

“We are committed to supporting small, woman-owned businesses like our own, and predominantly carry lines by female designers and makers. Our goal is to bring our customers timeless, high-quality items that are ethically and sustainably produced as close to home as possible.  Items in our store sourced from outside of North America are made by carefully selected family-run businesses, who craft with traditional practices.”

Portland, USA

sevensisterspdx.com

SHAINA MOTE Womenswear “From the inception of a new design to the final product, all Shaina Mote pieces are designed, developed and made in Los Angeles. The current emphasis for the materials we use is on natural and renewable resources of the fiber. We choose natural materials over synthetic fibers that can be petroleum-based and can take up to two hundred years to decompose.” Los Angeles, USA shainamote.com

SHAINA MOTE

Womenswear

“From the inception of a new design to the final product, all Shaina Mote pieces are designed, developed and made in Los Angeles. The current emphasis for the materials we use is on natural and renewable resources of the fiber. We choose natural materials over synthetic fibers that can be petroleum-based and can take up to two hundred years to decompose.”

Los Angeles, USA

shainamote.com

SIGNE Womenswear “By Signe is a Danish fashion brand founded in 2015. With a contemporary and forward-thinking vision, By Signe is designing honest and feminine easy wear by approaching an absolute honest design process, focusing on working with high quality materials while minimizing the environmental impact. All fabrics are sourced with sustainability in mind; ‘oekotex’ is the lowest standard, and most fabrics are GOTS certified organic.” Frederikshavn, Denmark bysigne.com

SIGNE

Womenswear

“By Signe is a Danish fashion brand founded in 2015. With a contemporary and forward-thinking vision, By Signe is designing honest and feminine easy wear by approaching an absolute honest design process, focusing on working with high quality materials while minimizing the environmental impact. All fabrics are sourced with sustainability in mind; ‘oekotex’ is the lowest standard, and most fabrics are GOTS certified organic.”

Frederikshavn, Denmark

bysigne.com

 
SOLO SIX Knitwear “We only use natural, biodegradable yarns that have been made with as little impact on the earth as possible, and we’re dedicated to discovering new materials and methods that adhere to these standards. We seek transparency in our partners to ensure every person involved in the process is treated fairly and respectfully.” Los Angeles, USA solosixclothing.com

SOLO SIX

Knitwear

“We only use natural, biodegradable yarns that have been made with as little impact on the earth as possible, and we’re dedicated to discovering new materials and methods that adhere to these standards. We seek transparency in our partners to ensure every person involved in the process is treated fairly and respectfully.”

Los Angeles, USA

solosixclothing.com

STELLA JEAN Womenswear “Stella Jean collaborates with African and Haitian artisans, based on the principle of increase in value, economic impact and respect for the territory, resources and traditions of the local communities who must be supported, while at the same time preserving ancestral knowledge – at risk of extinction – and opposing the debasing effect of imperialist homogenisation.” Rome, Italy stellajean.it

STELLA JEAN

Womenswear

“Stella Jean collaborates with African and Haitian artisans, based on the principle of increase in value, economic impact and respect for the territory, resources and traditions of the local communities who must be supported, while at the same time preserving ancestral knowledge – at risk of extinction – and opposing the debasing effect of imperialist homogenisation.”

Rome, Italy

stellajean.it

STUDY NEW YORK Womenswear “Here at Study New York we focus on every step of our products’ journeys. From field to cutting table, every part of a garment’s process is carefully examined and controlled to be socially and environmentally conscious. We support sustainable techniques and processes to better the fashion industry and the world.” New York, USA study-ny.com

STUDY NEW YORK

Womenswear

“Here at Study New York we focus on every step of our products’ journeys. From field to cutting table, every part of a garment’s process is carefully examined and controlled to be socially and environmentally conscious. We support sustainable techniques and processes to better the fashion industry and the world.”

New York, USA

study-ny.com

SUNAD Womenswear “We believe in bringing back the quality of a handmade garment using only natural fabrics, focusing on design and craftsmanship. S U N A D is a play on masculinity and femininity through form and color, evoking the free spirit of the wind in the desert. The sun, the dunes, the history.. S U N A D is for women who are globally curious with a nomadic spirit.” Spain sunad.es

SUNAD

Womenswear

“We believe in bringing back the quality of a handmade garment using only natural fabrics, focusing on design and craftsmanship. S U N A D is a play on masculinity and femininity through form and color, evoking the free spirit of the wind in the desert. The sun, the dunes, the history..

S U N A D is for women who are globally curious with a nomadic spirit.”

Spain

sunad.es

 
SVILU Womenswear “SVILU was born out of the desire to create beautifully made, thoughtfully designed staples for women that endure the ebb and flow of trends. Environmentally sensitive fabrics and practices are utilized whenever possible and we continue to research ways to reduce our impact while maintaining the integrity of our designs.” New York, USA svilu.com

SVILU

Womenswear

“SVILU was born out of the desire to create beautifully made, thoughtfully designed staples for women that endure the ebb and flow of trends. Environmentally sensitive fabrics and practices are utilized whenever possible and we continue to research ways to reduce our impact while maintaining the integrity of our designs.”

New York, USA

svilu.com

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THE ACEY Womenswear The Acey is a virtual place for real women to discover and purchase contemporary clothing, consciously created. We work with brands that embody two simple qualities integrity and innovation. London, UK the-acey.com

THE ACEY

Womenswear

The Acey is a virtual place for real women to discover and purchase contemporary clothing, consciously created. We work with brands that embody two simple qualities integrity and innovation.

London, UK

the-acey.com

TOIT VOLANT Womenswear “Toit Volant is a directional contemporary, effortless, minimal independent fashion label with an edge of distinction. Our brand emphasis on high quality, sustainable manufacturing, fair labor, social responsibility and is made in USA.” Los Angeles, USA toitvolant.com

TOIT VOLANT

Womenswear

“Toit Volant is a directional contemporary, effortless, minimal independent fashion label with an edge of distinction.

Our brand emphasis on high quality, sustainable manufacturing, fair labor, social responsibility and is made in USA.”

Los Angeles, USA

toitvolant.com

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VEGE THREADS Womenswer, athleisure “Vege Threads is a lifestyle label that offers transeasonal, organic basics and has a broader focus on sustainability, ethics and social awareness… Continuing its journey towards greater transparency, collaboration and innovation, AW16 sees the label embrace 100% Australian production and a new range of fabrics, styles and colourways—all knitted and dyed locally.” Australia vegethreads.com

VEGE THREADS

Womenswer, athleisure

“Vege Threads is a lifestyle label that offers transeasonal, organic basics and has a broader focus on sustainability, ethics and social awareness… Continuing its journey towards greater transparency, collaboration and innovation, AW16 sees the label embrace 100% Australian production and a new range of fabrics, styles and colourways—all knitted and dyed locally.”

Australia

vegethreads.com

Athleisure “VYAYAMA was founded with the intention of providing an alternative to synthetic yoga wear, with the belief that the products we use should be held to the same standards that we hold for ourselves. Designed in New York, created from custom innovated fabrics of natural and noble fibers, we believe that mindfulness shouldn’t compromise style but inspire quality, beauty and joy.” New York, USA vyayama.com

Athleisure

“VYAYAMA was founded with the intention of providing an alternative to synthetic yoga wear, with the belief that the products we use should be held to the same standards that we hold for ourselves.
Designed in New York, created from custom innovated fabrics of natural and noble fibers, we believe that mindfulness shouldn’t compromise style but inspire quality, beauty and joy.”

New York, USA

vyayama.com

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YSTR Womenswer “All of our clothes are designed and manufactured in-house at our Downtown LA headquarters. Thanks to technology, everything is created using a cut-to-order system that allows us to eradicate any chances of wasted inventory and minimize our contribution to the fashion industry’s rapidly growing carbon footprint. (A common consequence of traditional bulk manufacturing.)” Los Angeles, USA ystrclothing.com

YSTR

Womenswer

“All of our clothes are designed and manufactured in-house at our Downtown LA headquarters. Thanks to technology, everything is created using a cut-to-order system that allows us to eradicate any chances of wasted inventory and minimize our contribution to the fashion industry’s rapidly growing carbon footprint. (A common consequence of traditional bulk manufacturing.)”

Los Angeles, USA

ystrclothing.com

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ZADY Womenswer, lifestyle Zady’s mission is to create ‘A New Standard’ for how we dress and how clothes are manufactured. Starting with quality yarns, the brand puts an emphasis on considered design and classic style. New York, USA zady.com

ZADY

Womenswer, lifestyle

Zady’s mission is to create ‘A New Standard’ for how we dress and how clothes are manufactured. Starting with quality yarns, the brand puts an emphasis on considered design and classic style.

New York, USA

zady.com

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