As part of H&M’s latest conscious exclusive collection, the brand will be debuting two unique fabrics – cashmere and velvet. You might ask, what has these fabrics got to do with sustainable fashion? Well, the new conscious material – velvet – is made from recycled polyester and the cashmere is also recycled: Made from pre-consumer yarn that has been sorted, shredded and re-spun into cashmere. H&M takes plenty of initiative to keep its textile waste in check which is why the new velvet was made from a mix of recycled polyester as well as leftover ECONYL® from the previous collection. As rainy season sets in in Singapore, #OOTDs featuring cozy knitted sweaters and earthy shades will start popping up on your feed.
H&M’s collection features sweaters and blouses in dusty-rose and off-white, with the highlight of the collection featuring a sweeping full-length black coat with an oversized collar that you can wear on your next vacation.
Check out below our top eco-friendly picks:
To spice up your wardrobe, you could also include an all-over sequined flower jacket made from recycled PET bottles, the bold prints would be a perfect statement jacket to wear to the office.
Polyester sequin jacket
Evidently, H&M is trying to tell us fashion-forward ladies that looking your best does not have to be at the expense of the environment! Don’t believe us? Check out Her World’s picks below:
Comes in off-white or mustard yellow. Made from 100% organic cotton with recycled polyester lace.
Made from a TENCEL™, silk and lurex blend.
Deep blue textured velvet made from recycled polyester.
Made from recycled polyester and TENCEL™.
Comes in off-white or burgundy. Made from recycled plastic.
Available online at hm.com from 27 September, $19.95-$349.