21 Versatile Pieces Inspiring Our Sustainable Spring Capsule Wardrobe

Our Easy Spring Wardrobe

So much has changed in the past year. Whether we’re still staying home or we’re slowly and carefully re-emerging after a much-awaited vaccine, we’re still focusing on keeping our families and communities safe from the spread of COVID-19. This spring season has not been one of rejuvenation or celebration for everyone, and we’ve re-prioritized what’s truly important: health, shelter, and nourishment. 

Our style this season revolves around casual, comfortable basics and natural fabrics. There’s athleisure, of course, for those springtime outdoor adventures—but we’re also inviting in a few un-fussy dresses this year as well. (Give us stretch and flexibility in our garments, please!) We’re also sporting unique everyday details that elevate all our looks, like mask chains, hair ribbons, and glass rings. The rule this season? To love what we wear without worrying about it.

So let us know what you’re wearing these days! We’re currently reaching for variations on these 21 high-quality, ethically made wardrobe staples. These are the pieces we imagine ourselves wearing for years and loving them each time we do. Many of the garments below are also investment pieces from small, independent brands, since that's who we’re excited to support now more than ever. You’ll most likely find us personally saving up for one or two garments, and either thrifting or sourcing lookalikes from our own closets!

If you’re embarking on a capsule for the first time, or want to get inspired by the variety of capsule wardrobes people practice, check out our deep dive into what capsule wardrobes are here.

Spring Wardrobe Essentials

1. Two Days Off Suki Crop Top, $120 | XS–2XL, climate-neutral, made in small batches in LA
2. NAADAM Gingham Cashmere Sweater, $215 | XXS–3X, cruelty-free cashmere, living wages for Mongolian farmers
3. Tradlands Short Sleeve Box Top, $147 | XXS–5X, Tencel & linen blend, ethically made in family-owned factories

4. MATE the Label Classic Tee, $64 | XS–3X, sustainably made in LA, eco-friendly packaging
5. Whimsy + Row Hayden Jacket, $118 | XS–L, organic cotton, locally made in small batches, zero-waste, carbon-neutral
6. Aliya Wanek Tig Sweatshirt, $120 | S–3X, organic cotton & hemp, handmade & dyed in CA

7. Mien Studios Studio Pant, $120 | XS–XL, cut, sewn, and dyed in CA, sustainable materials
8. ADAY Ease In Shorts, $135 | XS–XL, sustainable design & materials, gives back
9. Loup Tan Toni Jeans, $172 | XXS–2X, designed & made in NYC

10. Loud Bodies Frida Dress, $205 | XXS–10XL, OEKO-TEX certified, nontoxic dyes, ethically made
11. Mié Uzes Dress, $250 | XS–3X, natural & biodegradable fabrics, locally made in Nigeria
12. Pyne & Smith Model No. 10 Dress, $177 | XS–XXL, ethically made in CA, recycled packaging

13. Pansy Co Sports Bra, $62 | S–XXXL, organic & recycled materials, ethically made in CA
14. Big Bud Bucket Hat, $50 | Designed & made in LA, tie-dyed by hand, ethically made
15. Hara The Label Gabi Bike Shorts, $50 | XS–5XL, OEKO-TEX bamboo & natural dyes, ethically made in Australia

16. ABLE Mask Chain, $45 | Ethically made by women, fair wages, sustainable practices
17. Christy Dawn Yara Hair Clip, $28 | Deadstock fabrics, artisan-made in India & LA, fair wages
18. CLED Signet Ring, $90 | Sizes 4–9, repurposed from discarded glass, hand-formed in LA

19. Nisolo Go-To Flatform Sandal, $130 | Sizes 5–11, Certified B Corp, Leather Working Group certified, carbon-free, fair wages
20. Beklina Ribbed Clogs, $270 | Sizes 5.5–11.5, ethically made in Peru, Italian leather
21. Veja V-10 Vegan White Sneakers, 130 | Sizes 35–41, Certified B Corp, ethically made in Brazil, vegan leather & organic & sustainable materials

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