Five timeless designer pieces with sustainable impact effort for your wardrobe

Five timeless designer pieces with sustainable impact effort for your wardrobe

It is not uncommon to wonder which designer pieces are the most special classic and renowned. Those that make you feel special and are staples of each designer. Moreover, designer brands are just starting to embrace sustainability and we applaud them for the effort. We present you five must haves that should not be missing in your closet:

1. Classic White Button-Up Shirt

Liani by Liani Wisdom: White T-shirt
The classic white button-up shirt is without a doubt one of the most versatile pieces you will ever own. It can be worn under something, over something, or on its own.

There are many creative ways to use your favorite button-up shirt, for summer you can roll up the sleeves and try the French tuck style or for a cold winter use your button-up shirt with your favorite organic cotton knit sweatshirt. A firm that has made a name in this arena of white shirts is Pink from London who has made a name for itself selling only     white shirts. 

Another must have been Carolina Herrera white shirts. Not only does she dress nicely in them, but she also sells them.  

This classic white button-up shirt designed by Carolina Herrera is an everlasting piece that can pass from one generation to another. This vintage garment is made by luxurious materials and couture artisanship.


  2. A Pair of Jeans

 No matter what happens, a pair of jeans in your closet will always be a timeless garment which you can easily combine with anything.

Did you know that in 1873 Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis patented jeans as we know them now? The denim fashion first started in the U.S. and then its popularity grew worldwide.

Elvis Presley and James Dean, used to wear jeans, and set the trend so it became an iconic piece of clothing especially during the 50’s.

Levi's is a brand that has been working on a holistic sustainable strategy since 2021, this strategy has 3 main pillars: climate, consumption, and community. They include materials and process innovations such as the use of cotton hemp, organic cotton, and sustainably produced fine Tencel fiber, this material reduces water and energy consumption.

When choosing classic jeans if you want them to become vintage. Choose a pair of Levi’s for long straight legs in the style that better hugs and enhances your body. Forget about the trend of the moment and think about your shape and the pair that looks best on you. Remember dark jeans are less casual and can be worn with blazers and lighter jeans tend to be more casual and look nicer with darker tops.


  3. Work Pants

Work pants are a must in your wardrobe. You can use them for more occasions besides work, like going out to a fancy brunch, cocktail parties and after office meetings.

This is a timeless and elegant piece, work pants also elevate a more relaxed look, you can use this garment with high-heels, flats and even sneakers to achieve a more youthful and cooler look. If you are a businesswoman, you may also wish to opt for a modern look and choose a relaxed fit-trouser, which should always keep you at ease and comfortable.

The wearing of work pants in neutral tones implies punctuality, cleanliness, organization, order, trust, and sophistication. Make a positive impression at work by using these combinations.

A firm that does great work pants is Giorgio Armani. They have a great fit and awesome tailoring.

Did you know that Armani has a sustainable collection that is inspired by natural landscapes?

Armani is introducing Environmentally conscious design, in this collection they use materials and details that are 100% recycled and recyclable, they also are natural fibers derived from organic agriculture. Also, Armani has a sustainable project which consists in reducing water consumption, waste, and carbon emissions.


4. Black Fancy Dresses

Remember that “little black dress” that Audrey Hepburn wore in the romantic comedy film Breakfast at Tiffany’s? This garment is a legend, Givenchy made a fashion statement with this iconic dress.

A black fancy dress represents a fearless, feminine, and sexy woman who can also be elegant and wise. There are quite a few firms known for this type of dress. Dolce & Gabbana does very sexy ones while Chanel has amazing tweed classic ones. Your closet shouldn’t exist without this one special piece.







5. The tailored Blazer

Using this special piece of garment will make you feel like a royal member of society. Complete the full suit look by pairing it with sleek black trousers.

Do you know that this type of garment was first called a blazer by the Lady Margaret Rowing Club of St. John’s College in Cambridge in the early 1800s? It was called a blazer because it had a distinctive red cloth used by the rowing club. It was worn as a protective garment against rain and cold.

Remember the Chanel suit of the 1920s? Chanel's blazer became a symbol of empowerment designed for women to fit in in society and, therefore, to be taken seriously in all fields. If you want a designer blazer  you can also try Armani as he has a variety of them with great fit for women.

Chanel has been working on a sustainability plan to create lasting positive impact in every aspect, by reducing the carbon footprint of their operations and value chain. The firm attempts to decrease their carbon footprint by 50%, decrease the emissions from their value chain by 40% by 2023 & shift to renewable electricity in their operations by 2025.

It is important to add that they also partner with scientists and academic institutions to explore areas of research regarding future climate solutions.

These are everlasting pieces that work like a blank canvas, you can change from a vintage and fancy look to a sassier & trendy style with the help of accessories depending on the occasion and season. The idea is to create an outfit that makes you feel comfortable in your own skin, reflect your personality, and does good for the environment. Do not wonder so much whether it is really on trend or not, focus on how that very piece makes you feel and keep it in your closet.

‘Fashion changes, but style endures.’ – Coco Chanel

Luxury fashion is worth its price because it has a better quality and better for the bottom line by reducing cost per wear. Also, luxury and sustainability go hand in hand, buying garments from luxury brands come with benefits like: Quality, Durability, Appearance & Peace of mind.

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