Whether you’re preparing for a holiday dinner with friends and family, a charity gala, a company get-together, or a New Year’s Eve cocktail party, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together a selection of sustainable and ethical special-occasion dresses, unique artisan-made jewelry, and showstopping handcrafted shoes for all of those seasonal events!
We’ve also created six sustainable outfit ideas using some of our favorite bold, sleek pieces to give you some inspiration for your holiday looks. Whether you’re attending a business-casual party or a formal black-tie affair, these outfits will be sure to wow.
1. Winter Wonderland
Here’s a snow white, elevated outfit to wear to any occasion. Taiyo’s Upcycled Dress will help keep you warm with its long sleeves and sweeping skirt, and Nisolo’s Bone Slide Sandals match perfectly. Don’t forget Sara Patino’s Recycled Gold Necklace to compliment the dress’s gorgeous V neckline.
2. Consciously Classy
This simple-yet-stunning ensemble is perfect for a family dinner, holiday party, or New This simple-yet-stunning ensemble is perfect for a family dinner, holiday party, or New Year’s Eve out on the town. Mata Traders’ Varanasi Flutter Dress is a sophisticated piece that pairs beautifully with Nisolo’s boots or low heels and minimalistic jewelry.
Shoes: Nisolo Dari Boot in Almond
3. Golden Age Glam
For a 1920s-inspired look, we love Passion Lillie’s modern take on art deco fashion with this beautifully printed skirt. Add matching black heels, like Nisolo’s Open Toe Clog, and modern geometric jewelry, like Hathorway’s Horn Post Dangle Earrings, and you’re all set for a glamorous night out!
Blouse: No Nasties Unisize Top in Dayton
4. Sustainable Showstopper
This festive fair trade outfit features three uniquely handmade pieces: an artisan dress This festive fair trade outfit features three uniquely handmade pieces: an artisan dress made in India, timeless booties handmade in Peru, and elegant earrings crafted using ethically sourced gemstones. They are remarkable pieces by themselves, but together they create a truly showstopping look.
Jewelry: Iron Oxide Crystal Amulet Earrings
5. The Life of the Party
If you’re looking for a fun look without any frills or sequins, this Milo + Nicki low-back dress is a great choice. The mini looks fabulous with mules or slides for warmer months and booties for the chillier ones. A good pair of studs will add just the right amount of shine to this look, no matter what season it is.
6. One-of-a-Kind Shine
Bring some sustainable shine to your holiday with Valani’s matching top and midi skirt paired with some flatform sandals. Add additional sparkle to your look with Salt + Still’s Diving Drop Earrings, a stunning crossover cuff bracelet, and a statement waterfall necklace to create a cohesive and elevated look.