Dressing the bump in: Mara Hoffman
Rêve En Vert is changing the game when it comes to shopping for luxury fashion. It has been called “The Net-A-Porter of sustainable fashion” by Harpers Bazaar, a description that is spot-on: The co-founders of REV created the company with the goal of only featuring fashion from designers who met one of their four sustainability criteria: organic, remade, local, and fair. (But I can’t help but notice that “vegan” seems to have crept in there, as well, based on the availability of animal-friendly handbags on their site!)
Rêve En Vert offers the best of the best in activewear, casual wear, dresses, lingerie, resort wear, accessories, beauty, and more. Under each item, there is a description of WHY this designer is considered sustainable– what are their practices, their materials? I will say, I was pleasantly surprised more than once to find that designer I have known of and admired for years has been, unbeknownst to me, consciously making their pieces with sustainable measures in place. The dress I’m wearing, for instance, is by Mara Hoffman. I worn pieces by this designer for the past 10 years, having no idea that she actually partners with artisans to make everything in the USA, focuses on employing women using ethical employment standards, utilizes cutting-edge and sustainable materials such as lenzing rayon and birla viscose, and focuses heavily on reducing fabric waste. Honestly, perusing the site’s featured designers is an education in and of itself.
I want to share some of my favorite, sustainably-made pieces from their site with you guys– I hope you love them! And go check out the Rêve En Vert site online, it is truly inspiring.
Dream shopping cart:
Von Holzhausen, as seen on me here
Matt & Nat, one of my all-time fave handbag brands
tencel, non-toxic workout gear by Vyayama
Willow Beauty trio of organic oils- cruelty-free, vegan, organic