More and more ethically made, sustainable (and uber stylish!) fashion launches are hitting stores, proving that you don’t have to sacrifice style for the sake of the planet. From sleek jewelry made from recycled materials to organic and faux leather buys, upgrade your wardrobe with these eco-friendly finds. In the latest edition of Shop The Closet, ESSENCE Fashion Director Marielle Bobo encourages you to embrace the art of conscious dressing with some of her favorite looks.

Take a peek at the fashion goodness we scored this month and check out the video below, where she dishes on her essentials. Let us know which items you plan on snagging. Happy shopping!

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Photography by Daniel G. Castrillon