Posted
August 05, 2021

Sustainability is lifestyle from what we eat, how we live and what we wear

In our Atelier, you’ll find unique, sustainably produced womenwear from around the world. Including accessories, intimates, apparel, boots, and shoes. 

We consider a circular fashion model highlighting:

    • Fair and Ethical
    • Green and Clean
    • High Quality and Timeless Design
    • Repair, Redesign, and Upcycle
    • Custom Made and Bespoke
    • Rent, Lease, Swap

 

Each design and label in our Atelier is intentionally made and selected with the modern woman in mind. You'll find a preview of our current collection below.  

Asha Eleven

Based In | Cape Town, South Africa
Ethical & Sustainable
Apparel

Asha : Eleven is inspired to work with amazing factories who care for those who work with them and with small social empowerment groups who have incredible skillsets. Founded by Olivia Kennaway in October 2018, Asha : Eleven is lucky enough to call Cape Town home. Olivia is Kenyan by birth and finds great inspiration working hands on with fellow African suppliers and artisans.

Arlo Goods

Based In | Austin, Texas
Woman Owned
Accessories

Arlo offers art-focused silk scarves using hand-drawn illustrations inspired by nomadic lifestyle and travels. Created and founded by artist Marissa Cuevas. Each piece starts as a drawing in her sketchbook and is inspired by her nomadic lifestyle and travels. 

Crawford Denim

Based In | Southern California, USA
Woman Owned
Apparel

Crawford Denim was started by hardworking and fair-minded folks with a passion for creating. With a career beginning in American factories, Crawford Denim is proud to return to its roots of using goods made in the USA by manufacturing a blend of artisanal clothing. 

Gabrielle Swimwear

Based In | Cape Town, South Africa
Exclusively Designed prints
Swimwear

“I believe in slow fashion. Quality goods that have been ethically produced and show off the beauty and diversity of South Africa’s natural environment. I want to bring awareness to the general consumer and help put South Africa on the map for swimwear fashion” - Gabrielle Kool, managing director and designer

With a strong focus on sustainability, the environmental impact is considered from start to finish, including the selection of materials, quality, production and packaging. All fabric, trims, printing and production is locally sourced, supporting fair trade

Hannah Lavery

Based In | Cape Town, South Africa
Woman Owned
Apparel + Shoes

The midpoint between pajama's and power suits, comfort and confidence. Hannah Lavery is a design house for women’s apparel based in Cape Town, South Africa. Inspired by the diversity of womens’ shapes and lives, it offers a complete wardrobe in neutral tones with clear lines and kind-to-your-skin materials. Cross-seasonal and organically updated, the range is for those who want to dress with ease and have wardrobes with longevity. 

LAUDE the Label

Based In | Fort Worth, Texas
Woman Owned
Apparel

LAUDE the Label empowers women around the world to find financial freedom though safe and meaningful employment at living wages. Founder, Carly Burson, put her years of fashion-industry experience to work, designing goods that would help makers in artisan communities access the global marketplace and create sustainability where there had been vulnerability and insecurity.

MASHALLAH

Based In | Chicago, Illinois
Woman Owned
Accessories + Jewelry

An eco-friendly and socially conscious brand that keeps the environment and people top of mind throughout our supply chain. MASHALLAH was established in 2011, and is designed by Mashallah Ghouleh in our sunny studio + boutique in Chicago, I. Each piece is made with reclaimed and recycled metals. 

Museā

Based In | Cape Town, South Africa
Woman Owned
Apparel

Museā, meaning museums in Dutch, inspires a feeling that a woman’s body is a museum of natural form, to be embellished with rich, earthy linens. It is the skin itself that inspires the textures of the fabric used in every item, being biodegradable & lightweight.

Founded in 2017, designer Sheri Howes sources the highest grade of natural fabric in South Africa and all our pieces are designed and created locally by a small team of skilled artisans. 

Nette Rose

Based In | Cape Town, South Africa
Woman Owned
Intimates

Ethical production of Nette Rose considers every detail including fabric, thread, and packaging. Buy a bralette ~ they'll plant a tree.

"We're a family here, everything from design, to pattern making, to production all happens under one roof."

SELFI

Based In | Cape Town, South Africa
Woman Owned
Apparel

SELFI specializes in creating sustainable, bespoke ethical apparel and accessories. The name SELFI originated from the word self and was intended to evoke elements of self empowerment, self care and well being. With the construction of each collection, we focus on incorporating aspects of South African culture and identity, with a firm continuous undertone which promotes wellness and sustainability. 

Vintage

Based In | Asch Building
Woman Owned
Boots + Seasonal Apparel

Vintage clothing was made with skill and expertise. The attention to detail of design with seams, hardware and fabric quality often extends the life of a garment or accessory. 

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We are a collection of shops in Houston Heights. We service a community hungry for a thoughtful selection of fair-priced, ethically made goods. Not in Houston? Find our goods online.