Slow fashion brands are looking to take over the market from fast fashion by creating sustainable products that last.
Ireland is quickly becoming one of the leaders of this movement with more and more Irish slow fashion brands entering the market.
If you’re looking to get into slow fashion but don’t know where to start here are 7 amazing Irish slow fashion brands.
Born and bred in the heart of Dublin City Centre, FRESH.CUTS. began selling its original designs and garments in Cow’s Lane Designer Market in 2015.
The idea was to give people an option to choose better but not compromise on style or quality.
An Independent family business it is run by Husband and Wife team Lorna & Steven and their new edition a beautiful little girl, Indi.
Little Bliss is an ethical, lifestyle brand developed for the times we’re living in created by Anna Daly.
Everyone is catered for from adults to children and everything in the range is unisex.
Grown clothing make clothing from 100% organic cotton and recycled materials that have a lower impact on humans and the planet.
Human Collective are a collection of individuals who believe in spreading a message of equality and supporting social inclusion.
They design Irish Urban Leisure clothing that’s environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive to achieve this.
Wanting people to be comfortable wearing what they believe, their line of jumpers are made with organic cotton and recycled polyester features an equal “=” symbol on every jumper to show your support for racial, LGBTQI+ and opportunity equality.
They also donate €3 of every jumper to their three charity partners, Sports Against Racism Ireland, LGBT Ireland and The Irish Youth Foundation.
Native denims opened their doors in 2018 at the Chocolate Factory due to a demand for quality and sustainable garments.
They are proud to be rekindling what was once a thriving industry but sadly began to diminish from the early eighties due to “fast fashion” where price was valued over quality.
Using classic construction methods that are designed inhouse and tailor and made by ‘Master Maker’ Susan Owens who brings her 35 years of industry knowledge to Native Denims to produce exceptional jeans.
Audrey Hamilton Apparel
Audrey Hamilton is known for her bold, expressive pop art pieces. Her customer base and following reaches well beyond Ireland to pop art lovers all over the world.
It was during lockdown last year that the artist and entrepreneur embarked on launching her own premium apparel line, Audrey Hamilton Apparel.
The unique statement clothing pieces feature some of Audrey’s best-known artwork, along with custom designed apparel all curated by Audrey Hamilton herself.
The creators of Kalo really struggled to find a bag made from faux vegan leather that was not either a few hundred euro or cheap material that will fall apart after a few uses. And so, the idea for KALO was born!
The Kalo bag Everything bag is available in black, orange and nude.