It would appear that casual Friday is a daily occurrence these days. There is no question the pandemic has changed the microfibers of our society resulting in altered norms around the way we interact, how we feel, and what we wear. COVID allowed us to reproach our work lives, by forcing us to reimagine the Monday through Friday in-office work week and accept remote work as an alternative.
Comfy is the New Corporate
Especially throughout quarantine and ongoing as companies struggle to get employees back to the office, work clothes are out, and casual wear is in.
More than ever, comfort is a top consideration when consumers look to purchase clothing. While big and fuzzy teddy bear coats from Amazon or baggy sweatpants from Walmart are easily accessible and relatively inexpensive to you, they cost exuberant amounts for our planet and society. Therefore, you should resist purchasing from these major companies who contribute vastly to the desolation occurring on Earth.
Our Impakter Eco Marketplace sells comfy but credible clothes from sustainably sound brands so you can rest easy knowing you’ve bought your sweatpants from companies whose production processes won’t devastate the environment.
Whether you’re lounging on the couch or perched by your computer, you’ll want to feel relaxed. Loose but fitted joggers, like these ECO-Cashmere Trousers from Reborn by Taselli Cashmere might be the perfect pants for you. They’re soft, serene, and genderless; joggers are staple in any remote worker’s closet. Reborn develops these trousers in Italy with 40% regenerated cashmere and environmentally sustainable yarn. This brand also offers matching zip up sweatshirts on our marketplace which are equally as comfortable and eco-conscious.
A cozy sweatshirt is essential in a casual wardrobe. Oat Milk Club offers 11 styles on the marketplace including hoodies and crewnecks, designed with printed messages that promote a sustainable and plant-based lifestyle. These messages on the front and back on each sweatshirt are bright, motivating, and important reminders for people to see, especially today within The Era of COVID-19. The ink is water-based and never tested on animals. The Oat Milk Club produces in France at WRAP certified factories that ship with recyclable and biodegradable packaging. “The World is a better place with you in it” is featured on this hoodie but all are made from 100% organic cotton. The company is vegan and produces without plastic making it stand out in sustainability.
As you work from home and stare at your computer, you want your hair to stay out of your face. An eco-friendly scrunchie could be just what you need. Birdsong offers multiple scrunchies on the marketplace made from the leftover materials of their main collections. They’re handmade in London and all employees are paid a living wage. Additionally, they made about a quarter of the price from every sale. This scrunchie is an ethical staple in your daily hair routine.
As a result of the pandemic, our social lives have been shifted, our daily habits were changed, and now our work lives are transitioning. We may never feel fully adjusted to these new norms, but we might as well be comfortable while we deal with it! Why not be comfortable in clothing and accessories you can feel proud to wear?
Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed here by Impakter.com columnists are their own, not those of Impakter.com. — In the Featured Photo: Remote Work. Featured Photo Credit: BBC 976 × 549.