Eco brands sign up for January’s Jacket Required

Premium fashion trade show Jacket Required has announced an impressive line-up of eco brands joining its roster of contemporary menswear, breakthrough talent, selected womenswear, footwear, accessories and lifestyle products at the show this January.

Key sustainable labels set to show include the renowned Blackhorse Lane Ateliers as well as Howies, Teva, Tretorn, Peak Performance, Toms, Birkenstock, Fjällräven, Sandqvist, Conscious Step, Absolutely Bear, Didriksons, Element, and Far Afield.

The only jeans made in London for over 50 years, Blackhorse Lane Ateliers’ credentials align with Jacket Required’s aim to work towards a more sustainable future for fashion. It opened its doors in April 2016 and, headed up by founder Bilgehan Ates, make and sell ready-to-wear selvedge and organic raw denim with a focus on sustainability, community and unmatched quality. The brand’s denim repair workshop also gives new life to old denim and the team will be demonstrating  how it works at the show.

Lindsay Hoyes, event director at Jacket Required, comments: “The dedicated team behind Blackhorse Lane Ateliers epitomises the movement towards conscious fashion rather than the fashion conscious and it, together with the growing number of ethical and sustainable brands showing at Jacket Required, is a heartening indication that the industry is waking up and reimagining what the future of fashion could be.”

Taking place at The Old Truman Brewery in London from the 23 – 24 January 2019, visitors will also be treated to a smorgasbord of new collections from brands including Le Mont Saint Michel, Peregrine Clothing, Knickerbocker, Cheaney, Colorful Standard, Hummel, Quoddy, Armor Lux, Dickies, Grenson, Guess, Happy Socks, Pendleton, 7L System, Mephisto Originals, Portuguese Flannel, Teva, Yogi Footwear, Colmar, Karl Kani, American Trench, Craighill and Monokel.