Fair Fashion

Made in NYC Eco Fashion Label Tabii Just is Zero Waste, Looks Like a Million Bucks


Made in NYC Eco fashion label Tabii Just, brings it, mixing an urban (Brooklyn) edge with a breezy, colorful Trinidadian vibe to create sustainable clothing that’s all about sharp, effortless style.

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Choosing quality over quantity, the label produces a limited number of designs, but each perfectly embodies designer Tabitha St. Bernard’s (pictured below) vibrant prints. Tabii Just is designed and made entirely in NYC, just a subway ride away from their design studio, ensuring close contact with their manufactures.


Each piece is cut with Zero Fabric Waste ideology, so as to reduce their excess by 15%. For example, their Zero Waste Dresses incorporate interesting back seaming. Rather than waste the material, St. Bernard has allowed ethics to lead her designs.

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We love the high-waisted skirts because they cover the belly button—this season’s rule for matching a bottom with your summer crop-top.

Plus, Tabii Just uses fabric scraps to make shopping bags, makeup bags and travel pouches. Designer St. Bernard also works with a fabric vendor in New York City who ensures that the fabric is made in mills that adhere to US labor guidelines.

Shop Tabii Just at Kaight Shop and Modavanti.

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Growing up between New York and Paris, Juliette Donatelli developed a deep love for culture, style and the beat of the city. She's the founder of spades+siLK, where she writes about the exciting new trends fusing sustainability and fashion. She has lived in Los Angeles and San Francisco, but recently moved back to NYC to be part of all that is happening around local manufacturing and design. Juliette holds a MS in Ecology, and a BA in Globalization and Environmental Science. She is currently writing a book on sustainability in a material world.