5 OF THE BEST ETHICAL HAT BRANDS FOR YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE
As Australia starts to open back up again, overnight stays are allowed and a long weekend looming, we’re thinking about our next adventure. Travel is in our hearts and with such a vast country around us, there’s always somewhere new to go and something fresh to discover right on our doorstep.
There’s one think that we think every good explorer needs, especially in these cooler climates, and that’s a solid hat. Gone are the days of Crocodile Dundee in his snake-skin, today we are looking towards ethical hat brands. And there’s some beauties on the market to polish off every great look and keep you feeling amazing, whilst doing good for the planet. Here’s our round-up of 5 of the best ethical hat brands.
HATS OFF TO OUR NEXT ADVENTURE:
Palm & Peak
Palm & Peak want you to look and feel good which you’re out exploring the world. Not only do they make retro inspired hats in shapes, like Wide Brim, Newsboy Caps and classic Beanies in colours to suit everybody, but for every purchase they give back to the planet by donating 1 dollar to the World Wildlife Fund, supporting the protection of endangered animals.
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Will & Bear
Aussie brand Will & Bear produce each of their products using 100% natural, biodegradable or recycled fibres, including wool and leather.
Inspired by nature and life on the road, Will & Bear are committed to planting 10 trees, through their partnership with Tree.org, for each hat they sell.
Accompany curate beautiful, limited edition or one-of-a-kind hand-made and ethically sourced items from all around the globe. The origin of each piece can be traced via their online store.
Their hat’s are handcrafted in Peru with artisan partnerships and fair trade workshops. All textiles and products are sourced directly from the local people to ensure they are helping to improve the quality of life for Peru’s indigenous culture.
Lack Of Color
Cult Aussie brand Lack of Colour sources it’s hand made collection responsibly from skilled artisan groups all over the globe including Mexico, USA, China & the Dominican Republic. The supply chain is closely traced to ensure sustainable and ethical practices are being strictly upheld.
Their hats are made from either 100% Australian wool, or sustainable straw and palm which is regrown for future use. They also pack and label all of their products in 100% recycled cardboard.
Equal Uprise’s mission is to create an accessible platform to connect conscious consumers with talented artisans who produce responsibly made goods.
The brand works with artisans from rural communities in Ecuador and Tunisia to create and sustain jobs in marginalised communities. Each sale goes towards funding of business improvements for each of these artisans.
For more eco-friendly fashion, check out our article 5 OF THE BEST AFFORDABLE ETHICAL CLOTHING BRANDS