How to shop more sustainably at your favorite stores

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It has never been easier to shop with an ecological attitude. As more brands embrace ethical sourcing, reduced waste and responsible materials, retailers are catching up, devoting space to labels that shake things up. These shopping destinations offer curated edits of brands and products that meet eco-friendly criteria – from beauty to clothing and even homewares. Below, how to shop green at some of your favorite shopping spots.

Curated as a consciously curated edit across luxury fashion, jewelry, beauty and homeware, Net-a-Porter’s Net Sustain features a mix of products that must address nine different sustainability categories, from items that are locally made, crafted by artisan communities, constructed with materials with reduced environmental impact, produced by considered processes and more. The product mix includes everything from supple leather bags from Chloe to natural beauty products from Tata Harper. Net-a-Porter also has a mail order service that supports the circulation of fashion.

Chloé Kattie leather shoulder bag

Tata Harper Refreshing Cleanser

Mara Hoffman Kassia midi dress

Anya Hindmarch Eyes I Am A Plastic Bag Coated Canvas Pendant

If you’re looking to stock up on beauty with a sustainable edge, Saks Fifth Avenue has a dedicated sustainable beauty section. Here you can browse the best of the best brands that meet the various requirements of the eco categories. Take, for example, Lesse’s Bioactive Face Mask in earth-friendly packaging or Bond No. 9 New York lipstick refills.

A less bioactive facial mask

Bond No.9 New York plum lipstick

Joanna Vargas Super Nova Serum

Dior L’Or de Vie Le Sérum refill

Focusing on brands with commitments to saving the earth, Nordstrom also has a sustainable style goal. Retailers’ criteria include labels that highlight sustainably sourced materials, responsible manufacturing and packaging, sustainably sourced ingredients and returns – and span categories from sweatpants to skin care serums and platform shoes.

Marine Layer Corrine Striped Maxi Dress

India Lee Brightening Cleanser

Rumpl Original Puffy Blanket

Garmentory has long been a leader in cutting-edge brands that break barriers, and this is also the case for including sustainable brands in its mix. The retailer has a sustainable shopping guide with brands that recycle, source locally, use natural materials, fair labor and use vintage. It’s a great place to find treasures from up-and-coming brands you might not have heard of, like The Series, which transforms vintage textiles into incredible jackets.

Emma quilted shirt from the Emma line

Veja SDU Rec Alveomesh sneakers

Top Lauren Manoogian Bottle Shoulders

Ajaie Alaie crazy bucket hat

From jewelry brands specializing in recycled gold to sustainable sneakers and ethically sourced and produced denim, you can find just about any type of eco-friendly fashion at Farfetch. The retailer’s fashion conscious selection includes all the major players like Ganni and Stella McCartney, through to newer names like Bode and Nanushka.

La Bouche Rouge Fine Leather Refillable Compact Case

Woods Copenhagen daily foaming cleanser

Ganni cleated Chelsea boots

Stella McCartney Festive Smile Knitted Jumper with Intarsia

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