Show your respect and appreciation of the natural world with clothes that don’t cost the Earth.
Don’t worry, you won’t be paying homage to Adam and Eve’s semi-nude, leafy ensembles. We’ve pieced together some looks that will have you looking fab and fashionable while supporting the planet using sustainable brands. Bonus: you can use your Student Beans discount to save some cash! Being green is cool, guys.
Sustainable outfit ideas
For the gals
The sun has shown its face for what feels like the first time in ages, signalling the start of spring. And you know what that means? It’s time to put the jumpers away and embrace the warmer weather with a dress.
Beige cotton maxi dress — & Other Stories/Vestiaire Collective
We’re all for dopamine dressing but if you want to build outfits with sustainability in mind and last years without going out of fashion, keep it subtle and understated with this beige maxi dress from & other stories, courtesy of the Vestiaire Collective — giving preloved clothes from a range of different brands and designers another lease of life.
Blue denim jacket — Levi’s/Vestiaire Collective
Still a bit nippy? Team it with a jacket for a classic spring look. This vintage Levi’s denim jacket is timeless and you’ll be reaching for it year after year.
White and lavender leather Veja trainers — Vestiaire Collective
For the guys
Grey straight-leg jeans — Ralph Lauren/Preworn
You can’t really go wrong with jeans and a hoodie. It’s versatile, iconic and will keep you warm throughout the breezier days leading up to summer. Straight-leg jeans are a good option for a style that isn’t too casual but will keep you comfy and looking like you actually planned your outfit. These Ralph Lauren grey jeans courtesy of Preworn will go with everything and become a staple item in your wardrobe.
Black patch hoodie — Pomegranate Coven
Pair your jeans with a cool hoodie that will have your other half trying to steal it from you. This pullover hoodie from Pomegranate Coven is made using wind and solar power energy to help reduce its carbon footprint — proving that saving the planet can be fashionable.
Organic cotton crew neck t-shirt in white — Masson and Green
If the weather is that tad bit warmer and you don’t fancy wearing a hoodie, or if you need an outfit that’s slightly smarter, pair your jeans with a simple white tee like this organic cotton crew neck t-shirt from Masson and Green.
90s babies, it’s time to relive your childhood. The quintessential nineties look of dungarees and a striped tee is a classic for a good reason. With these staple pieces from the environmentally-friendly brand Lucy & Yak, you can rest assured that your outfit is cool, comfy, and sustainable.
Pair these simple denim dungarees with a striped long-sleeve t-shirt for an effortlessly cool vibe.
Black vegan leather biker jacket – Free People/Vestiaire Collective
If you’re not ready to brace the outdoors without a coat, finish the look off with an oversized biker jacket for an edgier vibe, like this vegan leather jacket by Free People, courtesy of the Vestiaire Collective.