Fashion: Style with a conscience

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Sunday, 18 June 2017, 6:11PM

Top New Zealand labels are leading the way in producing sustainable and environmentally friendly clothing. Wrap up in NZ-made merino knits and organic cotton separates.

Gorgeous silk pieces demonstrate how luxury and style with a conscience can go hand in hand.

Reality shirt in white cotton $450 Odyssey skirt in leather and wool $520 Both from Company of Strangers Monochrome never dates. Team with a bold, statement necklace and covetable, new season "it" bag.

Nara shirt dress in kale $165 Moto boots $385 Both from We-ar On warmer days, belt this dress, roll up the sleeves and wear with heeled sandals.

Bobby blazer in white $429 Bobby trousers in white $320 Both from ParisGeorgia Basics A softly tailored white suit is a true wardrobe staple. The wrap-style tie belt at the waist elongates the body, drawing the eye down.

V-Neck slouchy merino knit in opal $199 Merino wrap in opal $180 Merino wide-leg pants in cloud $324 All from Standard Issue A soft, pale palette can often wash you out. For extra radiance, use a bronzer to warm up your complexion.

Fable collarless shirt $169 Bay wide-leg pants $229 Both from Kowtow Wide-legged pants create a confident silhouette. Petite women often need to wear a heel here to add height.

Segdah dress in chartreuse $520 Rahni pants $280 Henri Earrings in brass Single $210 Pair $399 All from Ovna Ovich A simple shirtdress works both day and night. For extra impact choose matte red lips to make your whole look pop.

Peal wrap in dark grey/white $299 Merino knit singlet in steel $169 Energy pants in lead $289 All from Untouched World Luxe layering keeps you stylish and cosy. The season's most sought-after item is the wrap, which suits all shapes and sizes.

BEAUTY BAR

1 Inika Certified Organic Makeup Remover 70ml $39 2 Trilogy (Microbead Free) Exfoliating Body Scrub $39.95 3 Karen Murrell Lipstick in Shade 02 Cordovan Natural $30 4 Sukin Super Greens Nourishing Chia Seed Oil + $24.50 5 Ethique Damage Control Solid Shampoo Bar $22 6 Plantae Bergamot Orange Cleansing Milk $39.90

ACCESSORIES BOX

1 We-ar Plant Dye Infinity Scarf in Pink Combo $185 2 Alex and Ani set of two expandable wire bangles, Wings in rafaelian silver finish $99 3 Karen Walker boho filigree large tote $225 Collaboration with The United Nations' ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative 4 Duskies Eco Eyewear Fabian sunglasses $189 5 Allbirds wool runners $160 in kotare lemon 6 Black Matter Penumbra drop earrings $490