JUST APPROVED™ HANDBAGS & LEATHER+ NOMINATIONS


We’ve had over 70 brands nominated to be researched for JUST APPROVED! 👜
Here are a few of your nominees – final list announced October 18th ✨ STAY TUNED ✨
O MY BAG
NISOLO
FREEDOM OF ANIMALS
VIEW FULL LIST OF NOMINATIONS

 OUR BASELINE


Our research team is busy gathering as much information as possible on brands that our community submitted for consideration. We’re looking at sustainability, ethics, innovation, availability, durability, style and fit. Here are the JUST APPROVED™ Handbags & Leather Criteria:

DO NO HARM

The brand has thought holistically about our 8 research categories:

  • Size and business model
  • Transparency and traceability
  • Labor Conditions
  • Environment
  • Innovation
  • Intention
  • Management
  • Community

More about what we mean by each section here.

LEATHER CONTEXT

Each brand we select should be thinking specifically about issues that have been raised in our research on leather + handbag production. We’ll be updating this space soon with a summary of our context research, and will also make our research framework available as soon as the final list is announced. Watch this space! 👀

INNOVATION

The brand is innovative in its approach and is moving the industry in a positive direction. They’re creating new techniques and standards to spread new and better practices.

Want more information on the JUST Approved™ process?
FIND OUT HOW JUST APPROVED WORKS

 THE COMMITTEE


As always, we’re honored and delighted to have an incredibly knowledgable and thoughtful committee 🙌 They are:
ANNA BRISMAR

Founder & Sustainability Consultant
Green Strategy Sweden
Head & Founder
Circular Fashion Network
Industry Expert

ELIZABETH CLINE

Author + Journalist
Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion
Context Expert + Style Expert

WILLIAM ROSSI

Ambassador Program Lead
Project JUST
Project JUST Committee Member

JACINTA FITZGERALD

Lead Researcher
Project JUST
Project JUST Committee Member

STAY TUNED!

Find out which brands will be bag the JUST APPROVED seal on October 18 👜