We have optimistically ignored the British weather and put together a guide to some of the best environmentally friendly, ethical and sustainable products to help you enjoy the sun this summer. Covering the essential items for a successful lazy day in the park or on the beach, we hope to insipre you to go outside and catch any rays that you can.

This Works

It is always important to start with a reliable suncream and This Works is a company that focuses on minimum chemical input, maximum skincare output with beautiful packaging. They manufacture their products in the UK. They work with British farmers to source their natural ingredients and none of their products are tested on animals.

Buy in transit skin defence SPF 45 – £32

Eckhaus Latta

Not only is Eckhaus Latta ahead of the curve when it comes to unusual advertising campaigns and diverse target markets, they also find their fabrics (often deadstock) either locally in LA or in New York and all their manufacturing is based in the United States.

Buy the Lapped Baby Tee Peach Mesh – $ 145.00

Fern Fans

Made in Spain using traditional techniques with birchwood and cotton, fern fans are inspired by the traditional yet playful nature of the ultimate summer accessory.

Buy a Fan – £50 – £60


Made and designed in Australia using luxury European fabrics, her. swimsuit designs embrace and enhance the natural beauty of the female form.

Buy the Isabel Bikini – $195


Samuji’s keywords are “necessary, functionality and kindness”. Their goal is “to produce timeless and sustainable design that serves a purpose yet carries a story.” For example this hat was made in Italy with materials from Italy.

Buy the Tape Hat – €905

Bourgeois Boheme

A vegan footwear brand which works to “improve animal welfare, factory working conditions and our environmental footprint in everything [they] do”. Everything is made in Portugal and they offer one-to-one fitting appointments in London. They have just brought out the Piñatex collection which is made using pineapple leather.
Buy the Victoria Pinatex Sandals – £90

Cult Gaia

With a focus on creating memorable objects that last a lifetime, Cult Gaia creates “Objets d’Art” which embrace the inherent imperfections of natural materials for your wardrobe. The Lilleth Bag is a handmade collapsible bamboo bag that you can fold completely flat to pack and travel with.
Buy the Lilleth Bag – £167.08

Dick Moby

With cleaning cloths made from 7 recycled plastic bottles, frames made using bio-based acetate (no crude oil or toxic plasticisers) and UV400 scratch and reflection resistant lenses this sunglasses company is taking the world’s natural resources and your eyes very seriously.

Buy the ATH (Smoke colour) Sunglasses – €240


And of course ELLISS. When it is too hot to wear trousers, wear pants… and a matching top. We create jersey wear using soft organic fabrics with unusual details and prints. We design and produce our clothes in the same building in London to maintain a low carbon footprint.Browse our collection – £30 – £150