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The plus-sized clothing market is estimated to be around 21.4 billion dollars (2016) and even with a number like that we still see major gaps in the retail space for curvy women and with two-thirds of America women over a size 14, its time brands stepped up to the plate and offered us, shapely ladies, a bit more to choose from, Here are 10 Plus-Sized Ethical Brands We Are Loving For Summer. 

#1 Elizabeth Suzann

A slow-fashion brand that uses natural fibers and is manufactured in the USA. They believe in mindful, careful consumption. In reducing waste, in creating long-lasting garments that serve many needs so you can buy fewer of them. Each item is designed with comfort and function in mind.

a woman in a linen orange dress

#2 Hope and Harvest

This Aussie brand is designed for modern urban living, Hope & Harvest manufacture intelligent and well-crafted pieces for women in sizes 12-26.

Simple, fresh, and clean lines are juxtaposed with individual prints and feminine design, to create original wardrobe staples for the modern minimalist.

They operate locally and manufacture through fair trade agreements with small factories in order to ensure their workers’ (and their families) well-being.

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#3 Ace & Gig

This brand does not use any animal products and further reduces its carbon footprint by hand-weaving its products, which are made-to-order. It also reduces wastage by using its cutting room scraps and provides clothing care instructions so you can make your items last longer.

a woman in a long sleeves dress with a flower pattern

 

#4 Conscious Clothing

Conscious Clothing designs and makes women’s apparel and accessories, using only ethically sourced sustainable materials. Creating capsule wardrobe pieces and minimalism in design remains the cornerstone of each collection as they strive to create functional clothing that works together season after season.

a woman in a black tank top and jean skirt

#5 Cherry Velvet

Plus size vintage dresses; a Vancouver made dress line that’s sure to unleash your inner bombshell! The extensive and unique selection of pin-up, retro and designer plus size dresses allows you to experience the feminine glamour of the forties and fifties.

Ethnically produces and manufactured in British Columbia, Canada.

a woman in a sleeveless summer dress with pink and green flowers

   

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#7 Dazey LA

Dazey LA’s retro style is sure to make your closet pop with color. Dazey LA’s “XL+” section of the shop carries sizes through XXL. Most Dazey LA apparel is made with organic cotton and designed & sewn in the USA.

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#8 Eco Vibe

Eco-Vibe’s Curve Collection provides a selection of affordable sustainable fashion through sizes XXXL. The smart casual style is perfect for lounging around or going out!

 

a Plus-Sized woman in a red and blue striped jumper

 

#9 And Comfort 

Believe in doing things the right way, not the fast way. Every product they make goes through months of rigorous fit testing and sample making to ensure that they deliver on their promise of quality. They hand source premium + sustainable natural fabrics from the same mills that luxury couture designers use. They know the last thing you need are more clothes that don’t work – their capsule collection represents their promise to make every piece slowly, thoughtfully, and purposefully.

a Plus-Sized woman in a mid length burnt orange dress

#10 Mara Hoffman

In an effort to foster mindful consumption habits, the brand maintains an open conversation about its approach and encourages consumers to reevaluate the relationship society has with clothing. The company continues to focus on sustainable materials, processes, and production in order to improve and extend each garment’s life.

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Did we forget anyone, please share in the comments below?

 

10 Plus-Sized Ethical Brands We Are Loving For Summer. 

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