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Malaika New York

Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: United States

Malaika New York is a womenswear label offering a range of clothing in experimental silhouettes.

Malaika New York sustainability rating


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Overall rating: Good

Our ratings are based on a scale from 1 (We avoid) to 5 (Great) How we rate

Our “Planet” rating evaluates brands based on the environmental policies in their supply chains, from carbon emissions and wastewater to business models and product circularity. Here we rate Malaika New York “Good”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

  • It uses a medium proportion of lower-impact materials including organic cotton.
  • It uses low-waste cutting techniques to maximise fabric use.
  • It takes meaningful action to reduce emissions from transportation and distribution.
  • It uses biodegradable packaging.

Workers’ rights are central to our “People” rating, which assess brands’ policies and practices on everything from child labour to living wages and gender equality. Here we rate Malaika New York “It's a Start”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

Brands’ animal welfare policies and, where applicable, how well they trace their animal-derived products are the focus of our “Animals” rating. Here we rate Malaika New York “Great”. It states that its entire product range is vegan.

Based on all publicly available information we’ve reviewed, we rate Malaika New York “Good” overall.

Last updated March 2023