A fashion industry sustainability consultant shares her favorite spots for shopping environmentally and socially responsible finds.
Antwerp: Honest by Bruno Pieters
Bruno Pieters, an alum of Maison Margiela and Christian Lacroix, launched Honest by in 2012, after firsthand experiences in Southern India led him to question the transparency of the fashion industry. Honest by puts the supply chain in public light, revealing all financial costs along the way, from fabric costs to retail markup. Stocking a variety of designers, most items are sustainable and artisanal, relying on Honest by's extensive research on organic materials and suppliers. Headquarted in Antwerp, a brick and mortar location is in the works. honestby.com.