Scottish sustainable fashion: 8 eco-friendly wardrobe ideas

As you start to shed your weightiest knits, it can be tempting to think about a round of retail therapy.

However, before you commit to the annual spring/summer wardrobe refresh, do the right thing and think about the sustainable and environmentally-friendly options. They’re the best way to indulge, without the guilty hangover. Here are a few of our current favourites.

Including Iseabal Hendry who is taking part in XpoNorth Digital conference on Saturday 13th May in Fort William.

Iseabal Hendry

Buying new isn’t ideal, but you can make better choices, rather than jumping on the fast fashion bandwagon. We love the bags from this Highlands-based Glasgow School of Art graduate. Every element of their creation is considered. The bags are inspired by local crafts including basket-weaving and boat building, and are made from European leather, which is a byproduct. Hendry uses every scrap, thanks to a zero waste method of cutting. She also uses vegetable dyes, recycled boxes and sources all the materials from as close to home as possible. See her website for the full manifesto. Best of all, we really want to own one.

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