75+ Sustainable Clothing Brands. The BEST Ethical Fashion List.

There is absolutely nothing pretty about fast fashion but finding slow fashion brands can be a challenge. So, to make life easier for you, so you don’t have to search the web for hours, I’ve compiled a list of 75+ ethical and sustainable clothing brands.

All of the brands featured I either know, love or covet! I’ve put a great deal of work into this post and I really hope you find it useful.

I’ve broken it down into categories including price range, certifications, the types of fabrics that are used, and of course manufacturing processes.

Sustainable clothing is more than just a fashion trend and it’s also more than just buying something new just because it’s sustainable.

We still need to take care of our clothes. We need to make sure we dispose of them properly, which can include hosting a clothing swap, or shopping at thrift stores, or even renting a dress for that special occasion.

These are some of the best sustainable clothing brands you can find. I’ll chat more about the meaning of ethical and sustainable fashion at the bottom of this post.

Ethical + Sustainable Clothing Brands To LOVE

Pricing guide: 
$:Typically under $50
$$: Typically $50–$100
$$$: Typically $100–$150
$$$$: Typically $150 or more

Wear Franc

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About: Basics ethically in Canada for people who are fed up with unfairly made fast fashion, so that they can enjoy a conscious wardrobe.
Best for: women’s basics like ethical t-shirts.

Fabric & Certificates: All fabrics are knit and dyed in Toronto using OEKO-TEX non-toxic, low-impact, environmentally-friendly dyes. Plus, their styles are made in an OEKO-TEX standard 100 certified TENCEL™ Cotton Blend. 

Manufacturing: work with 2 factory partners just outside of Toronto. All employees are paid a fair wage and have flexible working hours. 
Bonus: they’re totally plastic-free, using shipping bags that are 100% compostable and reusable + 100% recycled or FSC-certified paper. You will find many details of their manufacturing process, pricing and their team on their website, bonus points for transparency! 
Price range: $$
Size range: XS – 3X

Mary Young

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About: Ethically made garments that are comfortable and empower women with different body types.
Best for: underwear and loungewear 
Fabric & Certificates: They mainly used rayon of bamboo fabric is OEKO-TEX certified and has passed UV testing, which means the fabric is sustainably produced, has been tested and is free from any harmful substances.

Plus, it does not include chlorine bleach or dyes that release carcinogenic amine compounds and the use of synthetic sizing agents is prohibited during the knitting and weaving process to avoid waste.

Manufacturing: All the garments are produced in Montreal, Canada, in a factory where equal wages and conditions are being met. Visits to the factory are done a couple of times a year to ensure things are running smoothly.

Bonus: All orders are packed and shipped from Toronto, Canada by hand, without the use of poly bags. The tissue wrapping used is compostable and accepted at the majority of compost facilitates, or can be home composted.

The inserts added to each package are recyclable and the mailers used are made from 100% recycled material, 50% post-consumer waste, and is fully recyclable as well as reusable as it has a second adhesive strip. Plus, cardboard, non-filmed box and packing peanuts that are fully dissolvable in water are used for shipping. 
Price range: $$
Size range: XS – 2X

Smash Tess

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About: Vancouver-based, slow fashion clothing brand offering loungewear for women, men and kids. 
Best for: extremely comfortable rompers

Fabric & Certificates: Their best-selling Romper’s fabric is a sustainable Rayon from Bamboo and Cotton blend, an incredibly soft and high-quality fabric.

Manufacturing: Their production is mostly done in their own backyard in Canada under vigilant eyes to ensure a fair and safe production environment, with small-batch runs in the US from time to time. 

Bonus: They are regularly partnering and donating to organizations within their community, such as BC’s Women Hospital, Black Legal Action Centre, The Frontline Fund and more. 
Price range: $$-$$$
Size range: XXS Petite – XXXL

Rawganique

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About: Handcrafted sustainable, eco-friendly, and ethical organic apparel and home products that range from eco-friendly shower curtains, sustainable summer sandals, ethical bedding and even socks! Located in Point Roberts and Blaine, WA, just 35 minutes south of Vancouver and 2 hours north of Seattle. They also have an atelier on Denman Island, BC. 

Best for: organic cotton, linen & hemp products ranging from clothing, underwear, accessories & footwear for men and women, plus bed, bath and home products. 

Fabric & Certificates: They grow, weave, knit, and sew organic cotton, flax linen and hemp in-house, and don’t use harmful chemicals – no dioxin, BPA, PVC, formaldehyde, GMO or PFAS.
Manufacturing: clothing produced from start to finish in the USA, Canada & Europe in a sweatshop-free & plastic-free environment. They pay fair living wages and have a modest markup profit.

Bonus: Rawganique’s organic wearables and home products are chemical-free, cruelty-free, and animal-friendly. 
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: XS-XXL

Hereafter

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About: Hereafter products are designed to foster a deeper connection with movement, self, and Earth.
Best for: activewear 

Fabric & Certificates: their tech fabric is created with Earth elements for higher performance, such as Activated carbon, Silver, Silica, and Graphene. For example, bacteria-killing Silver embedded in the fabric allows multiple wears between washes reducing the CO2 and water footprint of the garment by doing less laundry.

Manufacturing: produced in a closed-loop system: water used for dyeing the fabric is recycled and offset with Project Solar Water. Fabric excess from production and old gear is fed into their Plastic Digester to become green energy, powering the production of more fabric from plastic bottles. CO2 emissions from cut & sew, shipping, and business operations are offset through Climate Neutral. 

Bonus: You get a Laundry Bag at cost with any purchase to filter out microplastics. Plus, all packaging is plastic-free and biodegradable. 
Price range: $$
Size range: XS – 4XL

Yoga Democracy

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About: Yoga Democracy was founded with the vision to create high quality, sustainable garments that support the people, the planet, and all of the aspects of the yoga lifestyle
Best for: recycled women’s activewear

Fabric & Certificates: Their fabric is made from post-consumer recycled plastic bottles and fishing nets. They use a no-water dyeing process that cuts down on waste, and all excess materials are collected and repurposed to create a zero-waste, closed-loop manufacturing process.

Manufacturing: All manufacturing is made in the US, sweatshop-free eco-aware label. The co-founder and lead seamstress, Haley Byfield personally begins the sewing process on every single product. 

Bonus: As a member of the 1% For the Planet, they donate a portion of their proceeds to organizations that better the world. USE CODE THEECOHUB for 20% off. Need a yoga mat? These are my top picks.
Price range: $$
Size range: XS-XL

Kotn

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About: Full Selection of Men & Women’s High-Quality Cotton Clothing. Shirts, tees, pants and even socks. Timeless designs, from Toronto, Canada
Best for: women’s and men’s basics

Fabric & Certificates: thoughtfully sourced cotton certified by the Better Cotton Initiative, ensuring all BCI cotton is produced using the most ethical and sustainable methods possible. (This includes maintaining and conserving biodiversity, being conscious of local water use, and using minimally harmful crop protection practices, all while upholding the quality of the fibres and creating the best possible work environments for farmers.) Plus, B Corp certified. 

Manufacturing: family-run farms, ensuring direct-trade practices, above fair pay, and safe working conditions. 

Bonus: funded a number of social impact projects including building and operating 7 new schools in rural areas of Egypt without access to education, providing private subsidies and resources to smallholder farms and impoverished communities, and advocating for environmental responsibility and stewardship.
Price range: $-$$
Size range: XS-XXL
 

The Classic T-Shirt

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About: Dedicated to making the iconic tee ethically and with integrity” “The Classic T-Shirt Company holds high quality to the highest standard
Best for: 100% organic cotton t-shirts for men and women

Fabric & Certificates: 100% organic (GOTS certified) and ultra-durable cotton that’s garment-dyed to prevent shrinkage. 

Manufacturing: made in factory partners in California that guarantee fair wages, reasonable hours, and excellent working conditions.
Bonus: they are focused on creating a long-lasting, high-quality t-shirt with an incredible fit. 
Price range: $
Size range: XS-XXL

Tamga Designs

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About: Designed in Canada. And ethical bohemian clothing company.
Best for: bright, bohemian-inspired clothing and accessories for women. Their dresses are to die for!
Fabric & Certificates: they use TENCEL™ and Lenzing Modal® fibers in a closed-loop process that re-uses 99.8% of the water and chemicals. TAMGA fabrics are spun, woven and printed with GOTS certified dyes in Indonesia. 

Manufacturing: made in Indonesia in an ethical and transparent supply chain, providing a living wage for their workers. 

Bonus: partnered with Canopy Style and the Sumatran Orangutan Society to protect Indonesia’s endangered rainforests. Member of 1% for the planet. Plus, each garment is packaged in a biodegradable bag made from cassava starch.
Price range: $$$
Size range: XS-XXL

Tentree

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About: Eco-Friendly & Ethically Crafted& Long Lasting!
Best for: comfortable clothing for men, women and kids, plus accessories like ethical hats, socks and t’s.

Fabric & Certificates: FSC certified TENCEL™, recycled polyester made from plastic bottles, organic cotton and hemp. B Corp certified. 

Manufacturing: designed in Canada and ethically made in factory partners around the world where audits are regularly done to ensure a safe work environment, a living wage, proper rest days and compliance with their own Code of Conduct and international labour standards.

Bonus: ten trees are planted for every item purchased! Plus, they are committed to replacing all single-use plastics with sustainable options by 2023.
Price range: $-$$ 
Size range: XS-XXL

Encircled

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About: Encircled offers a full collection of ethical & sustainable clothing for women, that’s super affordable too.
Best for: comfortable and versatile basics for women

Fabric & Certificates: B Corp Certified, OEKO-TEX(R) 100 Certified (no harmful substances are used). They use Modal made from sustainably sourced Beech wood pulp, Tencel™Lyocell derived from sustainably sourced wood pulp + yarn created through a closed-loop system, rayon from bamboo (100% biodegradable), organic cotton and linen. 

Manufacturing: made in Canada in factories located less than 60km from their Toronto studio. 
Bonus: they use 100% recyclable packaging and their paper and eco-friendly cleaning products are FSC-certified. 
Price range: $$$-$$$$
Size range: XS-XXL
 

Organic Basics

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About:  Conscious everyday essentials made from soft, natural and renewable fibers.
Best for: classic clothing for men and women, we especially love their tees.

Fabric & Certificates: GRS certified recycled cashmere and recycled nylon, SilverTech™, recycled wool, TENCEL™ Lyocell, GOTS certified organic cotton, and Polygiene® (a safe, bluesign® approved permanent fabric treatment made from recycled silver salt). 

Manufacturing: they only work with trusted, certified factory partners that ensure no child labour or forced labour, a safe working environment, living wage and employee perks, such as free lunch and childcare. You can check the list of all the factories they work with on their website. 

Bonus: for every product you can see how many kg of CO2 were prevented, how many g of chemicals were avoided and how many g of waste was saved. 
Price range: $$-$$$
Size range: XS-XXL 

Gaia & Dubos

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About: Ecological and ethical high-end garments for women.
Best for: eco-friendly clothing for men and women

Fabric & Certificates: GOTS and OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certified organic cotton, rPET and GRS recycled polyester, GOTS certified and fair trade organic silk satin (regularly monitored by Fair Wear Foundation).

Manufacturing: Gaia & Dubos’ clothes and accessories are created and ethically made in Quebec, Canada, under ethical working conditions by a team of highly skilled artisans.
Bonus: Each item comes with a lifetime guarantee.
Price range: $$$-$$$$
Size range: XS-XL

PACT

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About: Discover Earth’s Favorite™ Clothing (think maternity and pyjamas) and Home Goods made with Organic Cotton in Fair Trade Certified Factories.
Best for: fair trade, organic cotton clothing for men, women and kids 
Fabric & Certificates: GOTS certified organic cotton
Manufacturing: Fair Trade certified factories 
Bonus: they offer carbon offset shipping and thoughtfully packaging reducing their footprint
Price range: $-$$
Size range: XS-2X

Wolven

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About: Ethical, eco-friendly and empowering clothes you can wear from beach yoga to brunch
Best for: activewear and sustainable swimsuits made from recycled bottles for men and women.
Fabric & Certificates: they use OEKO-Tex Certified Recycled P.E.T. fabric and a carbon-neutral modal fabric made from wood-pulp fibers that are sustainably harvested. These carbon-neutral fibers require no toxic pesticides, no clear-cut farmland to grow, and substantially less water than cotton.

Manufacturing: Their modal garments are sewn in downtown Los Angeles. Each style is produced in small batches. They’re part of the Workplace Conditions Assessment Program that provides solutions for companies seeking to improve workplace conditions efficiently and in accordance with widely accepted industry standards and best practices.

Bonus: they use a reusable, 100% recycled poly mailer or bio-degradable paper box packaging with a piece of hemp twine to wrap the clothes. Plus, they’re a member of 1% for the planet program and are Climate Neutral certified. This means they measure their greenhouse gas emissions footprint and purchase carbon credits to offset that footprint.
Price range: $$-$$$
Size range: XS-XL

Amour Vert

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About: Amour Vert is a sustainable fashion brand that makes classic staples like striped t-shirts in classic colours like navy, white, black, heather gray and more
Best for: sustainable clothing and accessories for women

Fabric & Certificates: they work directly with mills to develop their own fabrics that are sustainable, soft, traceable and made from eco-friendly raw fibers. Their signature fabrics include TENCEL™ modal fiber, Washable Silk, Paris Rib (created from closed-loop and FSC-certified beechwood fibers), Cottonseed Cupro (a completely plant-based and biodegradable made from repurposed plant seed fiber), and a combination of organic cotton, TENCEL™ Lyocell, and linen. 

Manufacturing: 97% of their products are made in California in limited quantities ensuring fair wages and treatment to the workers and eliminating any excess waste. You can check a list of the factories they work with on their website.

Bonus: For every tee you buy, they plant a tree in collaboration with American Forests®. They also use compostable protective bags for shipping, using only packaging made from recycled materials and printed with soy-based inks.
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: XS-XL

Outerknown

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About: Outerknown is a sustainable clothing brand established from an understated approach to design and an overstated approach to quality and material.
Best for: sustainable sport-like clothing, shoes and accessories for men and women

Fabric & Certificates: 90% of the fibers they source are organic, recycled, or regenerated. Plus, 100% of their trunks are made with recycled or renewable fibers. They were also the first to launch ECONYL® clothing, turning fishing nets into endlessly regenerative fibers. Their signature S.E.A jeans are made from organic cotton in a Fair Trade certified factory. 

Manufacturing:  they were the first brand to pursue Fair Labor Association accreditation before ever shipping a product. They list all of their suppliers on their website. 
Bonus: their designs are guaranteed for life, meaning they’ll repair, replace, or recycle them.
Price range: $$$-$$$$
Size range: XS-XXL

Frank & Oak

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About: Modern eco-friendly clothing, ethically sourced and designed for good living.
Best for: sustainable clothing and accessories for men and women

Fabric & Certificates: They are B Corp. and GOTS certified and use a variety of sustainable fabrics such as hemp, kapok, SeaCell™, LENZING™ ECOVERO™ Viscose, seawool, Non-Mulesed Merino Wool, plus recycled fabrics like cotton, polyester, nylon, and wool. 

Manufacturing: they work with factories in Canada, Dubai, Portugal, China and Bangladesh that have to meet external certifications and requirements. All of their Hydro-less denim is made in an eco-certified facility in Dubai, that recycles 100% of their used water and fabric waste. Plus, their footwear is manufactured near Porto in high-end ateliers that specialize in sustainable technologies and materials.

Bonus: All shipping boxes are made from 100% post-consumer recycled cardboard and their recyclable poly bag mailers are made from 50% recycled materials. Their clothes’ tags are made from recycled and recyclable materials, and they use EcoChit receipts. They also teamed up with Earth Day Canada to operate a tree-planting program in Quebec that offsets their carbon emissions. 
Price range: $$$-$$$$
Size range: XXS-XL

The Good Tee

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About: Made from Fairtrade organic cotton and certified eco-friendly dyes, their t-shirts are fully traceable from farm to warehouse.
Best for: organic fair-trade cotton basics – from babies to adults
Fabric & Certificates: they are B Corp certified and use GOTS certified organic cotton, a natural fiber that biodegrades and has less impact on the planet.

Manufacturing: they are Fair Trade Certified™ and support slower production schedules, ethical working conditions, and fair deals. They are also transparent about their supply chain, you can check a list of all partners they work with on their website. THEECOHUB15 for 15% off
Bonus: Even their tags are biodegradable.
Price range: $-$$
Size range: XS-XXL

Whimsey + Row

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About: Sustainable fashion that you’ll look and feel great wearing.
Best for: sustainable women’s clothing and accessories 
Fabric & Certificates: they use low-impact fabrics like Certified Organic Cotton, Linen, TENCEL™, Cupro, Silk and Deadstock/Upcycled Fabric. Plus, they recycle every scrap of material from their production process in an effort to be zero waste and close the loop.

Manufacturing: All of their clothing is made locally within a few miles from their office in Los Angeles, which means they can visit their factories weekly to ensure fair wages are given and the workers are being treated fairly.

Limited quantities are produced based on their waitlist feature so they know exactly how much to make avoiding waste. Plus, their pieces are only made using recycled water and low-impact dyes. They use plant-based fabrics and have a goal to be 100% vegan in 2021.

Bonus: they offset their carbon emissions with Carbonfund.org, which supports third-party validated and verified renewable energy, energy efficiency and reforestation projects globally. They also use 100% recycled materials from Eco-Enclose for shipping.

Their mailers are made from  50% post-consumer waste and designed for being reused, and their boxes contain 95% post-consumer content & are manufactured locally.
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: XS-XL

Maylyn & Co.

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About: Using the finest plant-based fabrics, their aim is to eliminate the use of toxins and harmful materials to our planet and animals.
Best for: cruelty-free luxurious nightwear and loungewear.

Fabric & Certificates: they use plant-based fabrics and materials such as Organic Modal and their signature PETA-Approved Vegan silk.

Manufacturing: work with trusted partners around the world ensuring International Labour Organization standards. All employees have flexible working hours, launch hours, and are treated with care and respect. Regular visits and check-ins to their factory are made to ensure their code of conduct is implemented.

Products are made in small batches with less excess stock. They source their fabrics from Persia, Hong Kong and India.

Bonus: products are packed using Eco-friendly solutions, Organic cotton bags and post-consumer recycled plastic bags and vegan glues. CANDICE for 10% off
Price range: $$$$
Size range: M-XL

The Nude Label

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About: Comfy Cotton Underwear For Women & Men that feel as good as they look. Made of soft Sustainable Organic Cotton. Locally manufactured.
Best for: sustainable organic cotton underwear for women & men.

Fabric & Certificates: organic cotton certified with GOTS and OEKO-TEX 100 Standard, and ECONYL® regenerated Nylon. They are also members of the Better Cotton initiative.

Manufacturing: their products are locally made in Spain, in factories close to their studio ensuring a bigger control over the process, healthy and safe working practices, and fair wages.

Bonus: With their Wood Sandals, they are collaborating with Oxizonia, and are giving a percentage of each sale to support their reforestation project.  
Price range: $-$$
Size range: XS-XL

Vuori

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About: A new perspective on performance apparel
Best for: athletic clothing for men and women

Fabric & Certificates: 50% of their products are made with high-quality sustainable materials: REPREVE polyester made from recycled plastic bottles, ECONYL nylon made from recycled nylon fishing nets and other nylon waste, and Certified organic cotton.

In addition, they are working with a number of partners to certify their materials, such as Bluesign, Oeko-Tex, Unifi & U Trust Recycle Verification and California’s Prop 65.

Manufacturing: they require all of their suppliers to sign and adhere to the Vuori Code of Conduct (based on ILO core labour standards), where fair treatment of labour, safe and healthy working conditions, fair wages, and strict environmental practices are set. 

Bonus: They have partnered with Climate Neutral to cancel 100% of the carbon emissions produced by investing in projects from restoring degraded rainforests to supporting clean energy.
Price range: $$-$$$
Size range: XS-XXL

Valani

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About: Sustainable, ethical, vegan, plant-based clothing and dresses for women who want a fun, flirty and beautiful wardrobe without harming the planet.
Best for: vegan clothing for women

Fabric & Certificates: they use plant-based fabrics such as hemp, TENCEL and banana, that are dyed with OEKTO-TEX low impact, non-toxic dyes and can be composted at the end of their life. 

Manufacturing: their production partner in India is GOTS 6.0 certified and  Fair Trade compliant – safe, clean working conditions, no child or forced labour, fair wages and working hours. To minimize fabric waste, their patterns are strategically designed for optimal efficiency. Anything leftover is recycled or used to make scrunchies and filling toys and pillows. 

Bonus: they donate 10% of their profits to organizations that fund women’s empowerment programs, animal charities, and environmental initiatives. They also plant one tree for every garment purchased in partnering with One Tree Planted. Plus, they use sustainable alternative packages such as recycled boxes & cards, hemp & jute twine, organic cotton labels, recycled tissue paper and 
Price range: $$$$
Size range: XS-XXL

Houdini Sportswear

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About: Buy functional and sustainable outdoor clothing for men, women, kids and juniors from Houdini Sportswear. Clothes for training, hiking, skiing and biking.
Best for: sustainable outdoor clothing for men, women, and kids

Fabric & Certificates: 100% of all the fabrics they use are recycled, recyclable, renewable or biodegradable. They use mostly recycled and recyclable polyester, Tencel™ Lyocell, and merino wool. They are a Bluesign® member which guarantees that their products and production processes don’t contain components that are harmful to people or the environment.

Manufacturing: their supply chain is based on highly selective partnerships mostly around Europe. Most of them produce their fabrics in developed countries where high social standards are regulated by law, legal requirements environmentally are strict and federal control functions are in place. You can see a list of all of their producers and suppliers on their website.

Bonus: they offer a rental service both in-store and online
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: XXS-XXL

VienneMilano

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About: Reveal your style and confidence by being elegant, playful and sexy in every occasion
Best for luxury hosiery
Fabric & Certificates: they focus on high-quality threads and fabrics, such as a blend of cashmere, silk, and elastane. Made to last. Offer an eco-friendly stockings collection.
Manufacturing: Made in Italy
Bonus: VienneMilano is a proud member of Rebecca Minkoff’s Female Founder Collective, a network of businesses led by and supports women.
Price range: $
Size range: plus size stockings collection (S-XL)

Able

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About: Line of ethically made super soft women’s t-shirts, dresses, jumpsuits, sweatshirts, jackets, sweaters and more!
Best for: hand-woven scarves, leather bags, clothes, shoes, and jewelry for women. 

Fabric & Certificates: They primarily use all-natural fibers, such as GOTS certified, 100% organic cotton. They also use leather that is a byproduct of the meat industry, extracted in a process that uses less energy than the production of vegan leather. 

Manufacturing: their jewelry is made in-house in Nashville, TN, and their leather goods, clothes, and shoes are made by manufacturing partners in Ethiopia, Mexico, Brazil, and India.

They have partnered with suppliers that are committed to ensuring sustainable practices such as avoiding the use of harsh chemicals, reducing water usage or recycling 100% of the water they use, and repurposing scrap materials. They also developed their own evaluation system which evaluates their manufacturing partners on safety, equality, and wages.

Bonus: All mailers are recycled, and all shipping boxes are repurposed for storage. Plus they share a strong value of women empowerment, employing them as a solution to end poverty. 
Price range: $$$-$$$$
Size range: XS-XL

Toad & Co.

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About: socially and environmentally committed clothing that is equally suited for the rigours of the trail or the tavern. 

Best for: organic and vegan clothing for men and women
Fabric & Certificates: they use some sustainable fabrics such as organic cotton, hemp, Tencel, Lenzing modal and recycled fabrics and other high-quality materials known for low-impact growing and clean manufacturing. They are also bluesign® and STANDARD 100 BY OEKO-TEX® certified.

Manufacturing: 100% of their inventory is picked, packed, and shipped by the Planet Access Company warehouse crew, which trains and employs adults with disabilities. 

Bonus: They have partnered with LimeLoop to ship their products in a reusable shipper made from recycled vinyl (available in the US only for now). For non-US shipping, they use recycled and recyclable materials in all of their packagings.

Plus, you can send in your clothes (from any brand) to give them a second life and get a Toad&Co credit in return. Also, they’re a member of the 1% for the planet project. 
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: XS-XXL

MATE the Label

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About: Clean Essentials made with Organic fabrics and low-impact dyes.
Best for: Clothing, sweat pants, dresses, tops for kids, ladies and gents

Fabric & Certificates: clean natural fabrics such as organic jersey, organic terry, Tencel, linen, organic thermal, and slub. They use low-impact dyes and display where each raw material is grown and dyed on their website. Plus, their products are vegan since they only use natural, plant-based fabrics.

Manufacturing: All of their factories are located within 10 miles of their Headquarters in Los Angeles, and meet fair trade criteria. 

Bonus: they use recycled paper mailers and boxes that are recyclable and made locally for shipping. Plus, recycled tissue paper and a recyclable hangtag for wrapping. 
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: XS-3X

Non

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About: agender minimalist denim made with organic & recycled materials + environmentally conscious production.
Best for: timeless denim garments 

Fabric & Certificates: uses organic and post-consumer recycled materials. All elements meet the highest safety standards and their denim is certified STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX 100 — meaning it has been tested for harmful substances and is harmless to human health.

Their exclusive selvedge denim is 50/50 recycled and certified organic cotton. Their recycled cotton is reclaimed from the mill process which helps to make their fabric production zero waste. Plus, their zippers and thread are made from recycled plastic bottles, diverted from landfills and ocean waste, and are fully recyclable.

Manufacturing: their garments are manufactured in Turkey by ISKO mill, a leader in responsible denim production, and a bluesign® SYSTEM partner, ensuring environmentally friendly and safe production methods.

They also have strong employment practices, ensuring all workers are paid a living wage and are represented properly by trade unions. ISKO is also certified STeP by OEKOTEX® and a member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition and Textile Exchange.

Bonus: they have added a digital ID to all of their products which the customer can scan for care and wash instructions (to extend the life) whilst recyclers can access material information to help reuse or recycling.
Price range: $$$$
Size range: S-XL

Everlane

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About: Modern essentials
Best for: modern essentials for men and women

Fabric & Certificates: they use a mix of natural fabrics and recycled synthetics, such as recycled polyester and nylon and GOTS certified organic cotton. Other certifications: California Prop 65 Prohibited Chemicals, CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) Banned Substances.

REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals) certified, ZDHC (Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals) contributors, GRS (Global Recycling Standard) certification of recycled materials, Five Freedoms of Animal Welfare, RWS-certified (Responsible Wool Standard), non-mulesed wool, and OEKO-TEX®

Manufacturing: Each factory they work with is given a compliance audit to evaluate factors like fair wages, reasonable hours, and environment. Regular visits are made to ensure a 90 score. They also work with factories that are LEED, WRAP and SMETA certified. You can check the full list of their factories on their website.  
Bonus: they believe in radical transparency and display the details of their production costs.  
Price range: $-$$$
Size range: XXS-XXL

Harvest & Mill

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About: Organic cotton basics that are grown, milled and sewn exclusively in the USA.
Best for: organic cotton basics for men and women 

Fabric & Certificates: they only use 100% USA organic cotton fabric made exclusively for them, which means they can trace their materials all the way back to the organic cotton farms. Natural undyed unbleached clean finish fabric available for all of their designs. And all commercial dyes used are low-impact and follow all EPA discharge and environmental laws.

Manufacturing: All of the organic cotton used is grown in the USA. All of their yarn is spun and knit locally as well. They independently sew their own clothing in Oakland, Berkeley and San Francisco – all within 20 miles of their studio in Berkeley. 

Bonus: all materials used are compostable, from the organic fabric to the packaging. They wrap the garments in compostable tissue paper and a compostable (or re-usable) kraft paper mailer. 
Price range: $$-$$$
Size range: XS-XL

Threads 4 Thought

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Threads For Thought.
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About:  A full lifestyle brand of everyday basics, workout wear, and other fashion that is produced responsibly & supports sustainable initiatives
Best for: everyday basics, workwear and other fashion for men and women

Fabric & Certificates: Lenzing Modal (derived from the bark of beech trees, completely biodegradable & compostable), GOTS certified organic cotton, recycled polyester made from recycled plastic bottles, recycled nylon made from recycled fishing nets. 

Manufacturing: their factories use less than half of the water typically used per garment, and 80% of our wastewater is recycled & reused. They share a list of their factory partners around the world, as well as, their code of conduct that ensures the best working conditions, and the highest level of sustainable production processes.

Bonus: They have partnered with the International Rescue Committee to give countless refugee communities the opportunity for the quality of life every human being deserves.
Price range: $-$$$$
Size range: XS-XXL

prAna

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Prana.
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About: Sustainable clothes for yoga, travel, & outdoor adventure enthusiasts.
Best for: Sustainable clothes for yoga, travel, & outdoor activities for men and women. Love that they carry plus-sized options too.

Fabric & Certificates: they use GOTS and OCS certified organic cotton, ECONYL® recycled nylon, recycled polyester, 24% of their wool styles are made with recycled wool, and responsible down. Plus, 22% of our 2021 styles use bluesign® certified fabrics and materials.

Manufacturing: they are Fair Trade certified and work with factories that are regularly monitored to ensure their code of conduct is built based on the standards of the Fair Labor Association and the International Labor Organization.

Bonus: they have partnered with The Renewal Workshop that works by diverting textiles from the landfill by repairing or renewing existing products, restoring their wearability before re-selling.

They also use roll packing, recyclable raffia ties, and other sustainable methods to reduce plastic and paper waste in their packaging.
Price range: $-$$
Size range: 0/S XS-3X 00

Etiko

A woman and a man wearing sustainable clothing brands Etiko.
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About: Certified organic cotton, fair trade & vegan clothing.
Best for: t-‘s, undies, hoodies, sneakers, backpacks

Fabric & Certificates: they use 100% fair trade certified organic cotton on shoes and shirts, and biodegradable natural rubber from trees in Sri Lanka. Plus, no animal glue is used. They’re also Fair Trade. B Corp and Social Trades certified.  

Manufacturing: They work with fair trade certified factories in Asia, and The Rajlakshmi Cotton Mill is certified under GOTS and reuses 50% of its wastewater. Wages are verified by independent third-party audits to ensure compliance with Fair Trade USA standards.

Bonus: they use FSC certified cardboard and paper, biodegradable and compostable plastic packaging from Natur-tech. 
Price range: $-$$$
Size range: XXS-XXL

Conscious Step

A pair of sock from Conscious Step.
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About: Fun, Ethically Made Socks That Donate to the World’s Best Nonprofits
Best for: fair trade, organic cotton socks. 

Fabric & Certificates: they use GOTS, fair trade and vegan certified organic cotton. Plus, the paper used in the tags and boxes is made from recycled materials and is recyclable.

Manufacturing: their factory is located in India and is constantly vetted by independent groups and regularly undergoes social and factory audits from recognized groups such as WRAP and SEDEX.

It is certified by OEKO-TEX, GOTS and Fairtrade International, ensuring fair and transparent working conditions with no child labour, minimum wage compliance and paid overtime.  
Bonus: Each pair includes $1 to partner charities
Price range: $
Size range: S-M

Uye Surana

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Uye Surana.
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About: Consciously crafted and ultra-adjustable, styles made to celebrate you.
Best for: ethically-made underwear

Fabric & Certificates: All of their prints are ethically hand-printed in their NYC studio. Their printed styles use a dye technology process that allows transferring prints without the use of water and excess dyes. 

Manufacturing: they have partnered with a small, family-owned factory in Colombia that follows ethical manufacturing guidelines to produce many of their styles.

Plus, a selection of styles is also printed locally, in their NYC studio. All lingerie is made in small batches, so no style is overproduced.
Bonus: they use 100% recycled mailers, boxes, and tissue paper for shipping
Price range: $-$$
Size range: XS-3XL

Girlfriend

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Girlfriend.
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About: Girlfriend Collective apparel focuses on both quality and community.
Best for: recycled and ethically made activewear

Fabric & Certificates: they use Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex certified recycled fabrics, such as recycled polyester (or RPET), recycled post-consumer bottles, recycled fishing nets and other waste using ECONYL® yarn, recycled nylon.

Plus cupro, a delicate fiber made from waste the cotton industry leaves behind. Their fabric is dyed with eco-friendly dyes and the wastewater is carefully cleaned and cooled before it is released. 

Manufacturing: their yarn is made in a zero-waste, zero-emission facility in Japan, then constructed at their SA8000-certified factory in Hanoi, which guarantees fair wages, safe and healthy conditions, and zero forced or child labour.

All of their textiles are made from recycled materials in their facility in Taiwan that specializes in eco-friendly and high-quality textiles, then cut-and-sewn in one of our partner facilities carefully chosen for their values and ethics.
Bonus: their shipping packaging is 100% recycled and recyclable.
Price range: $-$$$$
Size range: XXS-6XL

Cosabella

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Cosabella.
Image: Cosabella

About: Always blending traditional Italian artisanship with fashion-forward innovations.
Best for: Lingerie and sleepwear 
Fabric & Certificates: a mix of viscose, polyamide, elastan, and cotton

Manufacturing: Hand-crafted in Italy from start to finish by the finest artisans sourcing and producing the highest quality materials. Their classic colours are produced from natural dyes.

Bonus: With roots in Italy, our deeply ingrained relationships with local experts have sustained since the brand’s inception, over 3 decades ago.
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: PS-3X

Boody

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Boody.
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About: Boody is on a mission to create clothes that are soft, sensible, and good for the Earth
Best for: Sustainable essentials, crafted ethically for men, women and babies. 

Fabric & Certificates: their signature bamboo viscose yarn is certified by Ecocert SA as organic according to the Ecocert Organic standard. All products are SGS certified. 

Manufacturing: their factories comply with ISO 14001 Regulations and their production facilities meet compliance to WRAP’s GOLD standards. 
Bonus: Boody Eco Wear’s certification affirms the quality assurance and consistency of all our garments.
Price range: $-$$
Size range: XS-XL

Naadam

A man wearing sustainable clothing brands Naadam.
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About: Responsibly sources & produces luxury knitwear while preserving nomadic lifestyle in Mongolia.
Best for: Sustainable Mongolian Cashmere Clothing for men and women

Fabric & Certificates: From hand combing to providing veterinary care, they promote ethical conditions for the animals behind our raw materials by creating a cashmere policy that covers their baseline expectations for the treatment of cashmere goats.

This policy is informed by the Farm Animal Welfare Committee’s Five Freedoms, American Veterinary Care Association Standards, Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and A Greener World. In 2019, 100% of materials used came from renewable or recycled sources. More than 99% were natural fibers — cashmere, wool, silk and cotton.

They started to prioritize the use of natural materials with environmentally preferable characteristics, including industry-standard certifications like GOTS, OEKO-TEX®, Responsible Wool Standard and Global Recycled Standard (GRS). 

Manufacturing: By working directly with our herders, they able to pay them substantially more. They only work with suppliers who are committed to paying workers fairly and in line with the region’s minimum wage standards. All of their suppliers must have documented labour and environmental certifications verified through third-party audits, plus are held to a Code of Conduct based on International Labour Organization conventions.

Every stage of production for the 100% cashmere products is traceable. Their clothes are dyed in facilities that use a closed-loop water filtration system where wastewater is cleaned and treated on-site so that it can be used again. One of their primary suppliers is a GOTS-certified facility, which verifies that its dye process is free from hazardous chemicals and follows strict wastewater treatment practices. 

Bonus: they support anti-desertification programs, local nonprofit work and supplier partnerships committed to ethical and environmental standards. Their inserts and hangtags are made from 100% pre-consumer Forest Stewardship Council-certified recycled paper, and their mailers and bags are made of 100% recycled plastic and uses non-toxic chemicals and Breakdown Plastic (BDP) technology to help plastic biodegrade.
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: XS-XXL

People Tree

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands People Tree.
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About: The fairtrade fashion pioneer and online garment retailer. 
Best for: Dresses, undies, jumpsuits, socks, nightwear
Fabric & Certificates: they use Fairtrade Certified Cotton and GOTS certified Organic Cotton, TENCEL™ Lyocell, linen and wool. Their organic cotton, organic linen and TENCEL ™ products are certified by PETA

Manufacturing: they work with different Fair Trade groups around the world, ensuring that their products have been both produced organically and made in factories adhering to strict environmental and social standards, under good working conditions, and have been certified by an independent, third party along the whole supply chain.

Bonus: They created the People Tree Foundation which is an independent charity with the mission to alleviate poverty and create decent livelihoods in developing countries in Asia, Africa and South America through the promotion of Fair Trade.
Price range: $$$-$$$$
Size range: 8-16

Thought

A man wearing sustainable clothing brands Thought.
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About:  Contemporary ethical clothing that’s light on nature’s resources
Best for: Dresses, socks, loungewear, for men and women
Fabric & Certificates: They use GOTS certified organic cotton, hemp, bamboo, Tencel™ from FSC certified eucalyptus trees, modal, recycled polyester and wool. 

They source natural, sustainable yarns that use less water, fewer pesticides, and create less CO2, and they upcycle their leftover fabric at the source to reduce waste.

Leathers, skins and feathers are only obtained as a by-product and not the sole purpose of the slaughter of an animal. Everything included in the vegan collection has been certified vegan by PETA. Other certifications: Ecocert, Oeko-tex standard 100, global recycled standard, ISO14001, fair trade. 

Manufacturing: their suppliers and their supply chains must commit to their Environmental Policy which covers high ethical social standards ensuring working conditions reach the standards set by the International Labour Organisation.

Bonus: zero plastic packaging, 100% biodegradable garment bags, organic cotton labels and 100% sea freight to reduce their carbon footprint. 
Price range: $$-$$$
Size range: XS-XL

Eileen Fisher

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Eileen Fisher.
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About: Stylish Clothing, Shoes & Accessories With A Focus On Simplicity & Sustainability
Best for: women’s clothing & shoes

Fabric & Certificates: organic cotton, organic linen, responsible wool, regenerative wool, TENCEL™ LYOCELL, and recycled fabrics such as cashmere, polyester and nylon. They’re BLUESIGN® certified and B Corp certified. 

Manufacturing: they work with different factories around the world (you can a list of their suppliers on their website) and utilize the services of third-party auditors to monitor and improve the conditions at their factories according to SA8000 protocol.

Bonus: they take their clothes back to be resold or remade into new
Designs through their RENEW take-back program and Waste No More upcycling program.
Price range: $$$$
Size range: XXS-XXL/3X

AllSaints

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands All Saints.
Imge: All Saints

About: For edgy outerwear and chic apparel
Best for: recycled yarns and responsible wool clothing for men and women.

Fabric & Certificates: they use recycled yarns, such as poly sheer made from recycled plastic bottles, RWS non molested certified wools, vegetable-tanned leathers or chrome-free tanning leather, and they are committed to improving cotton farming practices globally with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI). Their plant-based t-shirts are derived from certified renewable wood sources that use an eco-responsible production process, Ecovero™

Manufacturing: All of their vendors, suppliers and subcontractors are obliged to sign their compliance manual based on the core conventions of the International Labour Organisation. Much of their collection is produced in factories using innovative water-saving and water recycling processes, using up to 89% less water than traditional methods.

Bonus: AllSaints employs 1,527 staff across the UK, 60.6% of which are female and 39.4% of which are male.
Price range: $-$$$$
Size range: XS-L

Baxter Wood

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Baxter Wood.
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About: Timeless hand-welded coats made with post-consumer water bottles and boots made from 100% Hevea renewable tree rubber.
Best for: coats, raincoats, rain boots

Fabric & Certificates: their coats are made from rPET polyester made from recycled plastic bottles, and their boots from FSC-certified 100% hevea rubber from plantations in Sri Lanka and lined with chemical-free cotton. Much of Baxter Wood’s products are vegan and PETA-approved.

Manufacturing: Most of their items are produced in Asia in factories located close to the largest natural rubber farms on the planet, and the highest-producing PET(recycled plastic to polyester) factories.

Bonus: they’ll give $30 to recycle any rubber boot or raincoat of any maker to keep it out of the landfill, and each purchase contributes 10% of their profit to fund sustainability-focused educational programs. 
Price range: $$$
Size range: XXS-L

Evolve

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Evolve.
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About: Ethical yoga stuff!
Best for: yoga pants, yoga mats, and activewear for women

Fabric & Certificates: they feature some brands that offer a collection made from certified organic fabrics, recycled polyester, P.E.T., organic materials like bamboo, combed cotton, and french terry. 

Manufacturing: they have a collection that is manufactured and designed locally in the US with the highest standards of safety and ethics – no child labour, underpaid workers or dangerous manufacturing processes.

Bonus: They donate clothing and 5% back to charitable organizations 
Price range: $-$$
Size range: XS-XL

Known Supply

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Known Supply.
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About: Stop guessing about who made your clothing and the impact of your purchases
Best for: sustainable clothing & accessories for men and women

Fabric & Certificates: they use sustainable materials such as GOTS certified organic cotton and they are also fair trade certified. 

Manufacturing: they are B Corp certified and all of their products are made at factories they operate in Peru, Uganda and India, ensuring fair wages and safe working conditions. You can learn more about each factory and many employees on their website. 

Bonus: Each piece is hand-signed and invites you to learn more about the maker of your item.
Price range: $-$$
Size range: XS-XXXL

Knickey

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Knikey.
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About: Organic Cotton Undies. They believe standards are made to be raised. 
Best for: organic undies for everyday
Fabric & Certificates: GOTS certified organic cotton free from toxic chemicals, Oeko-Tex Certified.

Manufacturing: They work with factories in India that are Fair Trade certified to ensure living wages, safe working conditions, and no toxic substances.

Bonus: they have partnered with a local NYC non-profit to safely recycle your ready-to-retire intimates, and transform them into insulation, rug pads and rags (US only). Plus, their packaging is made with recycled content, post-consumer waste and low impact inks. 
Price range: $
Size range: XXS-XXL

Meundies

A woman and a man wearing sustainable clothing brands Meundies.
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About: For feel good underwear, loungewear, and apparel 
Best for: fun underwear for men and women
Fabric & Certificates: they work with responsibly sourced fabrics like MicroModal, spandex, textured and recycled nylon.
Manufacturing: they work with factories around the globe that are based on fair trade, empowerment, and transparency to ensure they meet their highest standards for employee treatment, equality, and betterment.
Bonus:
Price range: $-$$
Size range: XS-4XL

Asket

Two men wearing sustainable clothing brands Asket.
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About: A permanent collection of zero-compromise pieces, their stories uncovered and told.
Best for: timeless wardrobe essentials for men

Fabric & Certificates: they use mostly Egyptian cotton, organic cotton, Nativa ™ and RWS certified merino wool, recycled wool, and recycled cashmere. 

Manufacturing: From farms to factories, they partnered exclusively with skilled, responsible mills and manufacturers. They share the list of all factories they work with around the world with details including the average salary and when was the last visit. They open the doors to their factories so you can learn about the skill and devotion required to create their products. 

Bonus: they’re transparent about their cost of production, how traceable each piece is and the carbon footprint for each one. 
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: XS-XL (they have replaced the standard sizing with their own extended, size system)

Patagonia

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Patagonia.
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About: Patagonia is a designer of outdoor clothing and gear for sports like climbing, surfing, skiing and snowboarding, fly fishing, trail running and camping.
Best for: outdoor clothing and gear for men and women. 

Fabric & Certificates: they’re transparent about all fabrics they use and how sustainable they are. Some of them are: regenerative organic certified pilot cotton, NetPlus recycled fishing nets, PrimaLoft P.U.R.E., Yulex natural rubber, hemp, TENCEL Lyocell.

Plus, 64% of the fabrics used last season are made with recycled materials such as cotton, spandex, wool, polyester, nylon, and certified recycled down. 

Manufacturing: As a founding member of the Fair Labor Association (FLA), they have developed an approach to improving wages in their partner factories. As of 2019, 35% of their apparel assembly factories are paying their workers a living wage, on average.

They have also implemented a Supply Chain Environmental Responsibility Program that works to measure and reduce the environmental impacts of their manufacturing process.

Plus, they pay a premium for every Patagonia item that carries the Fair Trade Certified™ sewn label. That extra money goes directly to the workers at the factory, and they decide how to spend it.

Bonus: 1% for the planet member, involved with different environmental groups to support different causes around the world. You can buy used, trade-in and fix your gear through Worn Wear.
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: XXS-XX

LACAUSA

A woman and a man wearing sustainable clothing brands Lacausa.
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About: ethical bohemian clothing for women

Best for: Dresses, jumpsuits, bottoms, tops, yoga wear
Fabric & Certificates: their performance fabric is made of certified recycled polyester (RPET) and they also use certified organic cotton-spandex blend and  Organic Flex.

Manufacturing: Fabrics are sourced and sewn with trusted partners with the highest standards in mind, and always under ethical conditions. The core of their manufacturing happens locally in Los Angeles, ensuring their products are only produced in factories that provide fair, livable wages, and healthy, humane working conditions for all team members. 

Bonus: They work with over 10 charities including Baby2bay and Inner-City Arts.
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: XS-XL

Wama

A woman and a man wearing sustainable clothing brands Wama.
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About: WAMA is Pioneering the Hemp Clothing industry with Premium Hemp Underwear
Best for: Hemp, organic underwear for men and women

Fabric & Certificates: they use hemp (mostly grown on small family-run organic farms), organic cotton and spandex to make their underwear. They are an official PETA Approved Vegan brand, a Green America Certified Business, and a National Hemp Association Business Member.

Manufacturing: The manufacturing is based in China where they have a team member to oversee their production and audit their factories to ensure fair wages and quality working environments.

They require their suppliers to sign and confirm that they adhere to the Supplier Code of Conduct in order to establish the partnership. Plus, their fabric is dyed in a facility that is Oeko-Tex Certified. 

Bonus: Their hemp and organic cotton fabrics only use 3% of the water conventional cotton uses, that’s over 3 million days of drinking water saved.
Price range: $
Size range: XS-4XL

Taylor Stitch

A man wearing sustainable clothing brands Taylor Stitch.
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About: Responsibly Built clothing for the Long Haul
Best for: classic men’s clothing

Fabric & Certificates: they use mostly organic cotton, and are committed to using recycled and regenerative fibers wherever possible. They offer a collection produced in a small batch manufacturing run that uses exclusive materials like deadstock fabrics.

Manufacturing: they have partnered with factories in California, China and Mexico and share on their website more details about each one, such as all products made, how many employees and more.

Bonus: Their Wild Forever Days have them partner with customers, and local organizations to have no bad days, where they do things like, clean up trash, help out on a farm and whatever else thier community wants to learn about and participate in.
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: XS-XXL

 
Tact & Stone

A man wearing sustainable clothing brands Tact and Stone.
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About: Clothing for a better future. You no longer have to sacrifice quality or style for sustainable essentials
Best for: sustainable men’s essentials 

Fabric & Certificates: they use mostly GOTS, OCS, Fair-Trade, USDA Organic cotton, hemp, fair trade alpaca wool, GRS, OEKO-Tex, Global Compact, Higg-Index upcycled cotton, and GRS recycled polyester (rPET). 

Manufacturing: They work with certified factories in Los Angeles and Portugal: Fair-Trade, USDA Organic, OEKO-TEX, Higg Index, GOTS and GRE. 

Bonus: One of the first Fair-Trade certified supply chains of its kind, Indigenous goes above and beyond by creating a supply chain focused on the needs of the local artisans. Through economic empowerment, the artisans are able to improve their own lives, invest in their families, and give work training to others in their communities
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: S-XL

337 BRAND

A woman and a man wearing sustainable clothing brands 337 Brand.
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About: Designed to influence a positive movement and look damn good while doing it. Their mission: circularity because Kindness Is Sexy
Best for: Earth-friendly leisurewear for women

Fabric & Certificates: They use recycled cotton, GOTS, Organic Content Standard (OCS) and Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 certified organic cotton, hemp, recycled polyester, and Certified Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 rayon from bamboo. Plus, all of their products are vegan.

Manufacturing: their products are made and recycled in a closed-loop system with a bare minimum to zero waste. They source from mills and distributors located in the USA and Canada.

They work with local factories in New York ensuring a lower carbon footprint, no child labour, no forced labour, no harassment or abuse, a fair living wage, legal working hours, nondiscrimination, health and safety, and environmental practices.

Bonus: For every order, they donate one dollar and every dollar plants one tree, in partnership with One Tree Planted. Plus, they use Poly mailers made from 50% post-consumer plastics and are 100% Recyclable for their packaging and are transitioning to a sustainable tag made from 50% post-consumer materials along with a biodegradable and natural hemp cord.
Price range: $-$$
Size range: XS-L

Tradlands

Two women wearing sustainable clothing brands Tradlands.
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About: Effortless, refined, quality essentials.
Best for: refined, quality essentials for women.
Fabric & Certificates: they work with consciously sourced natural materials like cotton, silk, and Tencel. 

Manufacturing: Each collection is produced in small batches with established, ethical facilities and independent artisans ensuring all employees are paid a living wage, work in bright, clean and airy environments, and choose to come to work, including US-based standards of working hours, paying over-time, and never allowing triple shifts. They also perform compliance audits yearly to evaluate employee satisfaction and environmental conditions.

Bonus: They have a pre-loved marketplace where you can sell and buy their pieces at affordable prices. 
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: XXS-5X

Amendi

A woman and a man wearing sustainable clothing brands Amendi.
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About: Swedish-American clothing brand with a focus on transparency, responsible design, and production.
Best for: traceable clothing for men and women

Fabric & Certificates: they use mostly GOTS certified organic cotton, recycled leather patch made of 70% leather powder and 30% natural resin, YKK recycled polyester zipper. Their certificates: GOTS, OCS100 ORGANIC CONTENT STANDARD, OEKO TEX STANDARD 100, GRS – THE GLOBAL RECYCLE STANDARD, SEDEX – THE SUPPLIER ETHICAL DATA EXCHANGE, and BSCI – BUSINESS SOCIAL COMPLIANCE INITIATIVE.

Manufacturing: they work with different factories in Turkey, all have signed a Code of Conduct to commit to both high employee working standards and innovative sustainable practices. All of them have certificates and you can see details such as hours of work, average salary and last day visited for them on their website.

Plus, you can track the entire journey of any garment, from the loom to your closet, and learn where it comes from, how and where it was made, and more. 

Bonus: labels are made from 50% polyester and 50% recycled polyester, and paper hang tags are made from 95% recycled cardboard and 5% glue.
Price range: $$-$$$$
Size range: S-XL

Re/Done

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About: The vintage denim of your dreams, worn perfectly, and remade in your favourite modern fits.
Best for: Upcycled vintage Levi’s denim for women 
Fabric & Certificates: they take vintage Levi’s denim apart at the seams to repurpose it as the fabric for their new jeans. 

Manufacturing: they manufacture their jeans in Downtown Los Angeles using water-conserving methods and no harsh chemicals. Quantities will always be limited since each pair is handpicked, hand-cut, and distinctly one of a kind.

Bonus: they have a marketplace and a re/sell program for you to sell your gently-used RE/DONE garments. 
Price range: $$$-$$$$
Size range: XS-L

Accessories:

Svala

A woman and a man wearing sustainable clothing brands Svala.
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About: 
Best for: vegan handbags handcrafted from the finest animal-friendly fabrics.

Fabric & Certificates: they use Piñatex® fabric made from 80% pineapple leaf fibres and 20% PLA fibres, sustainably harvested cork, and vegan leather PU (polyurethane).

Each Svala handbag is lined with fabric made with organic cotton and recycled polyester made with plastic bottles. Svala is a PETA-approved brand as well as a Fur Free Retailer. 

Manufacturing: all products are handcrafted in their downtown Los Angeles factory which ensures that the workers are paid a fair wage and have comfortable working conditions. Pinatex is sourced in the Philippines and finished in Spain.

No extra land, water, fertilizers or pesticides are required to produce the raw material. Their vegan leather PU (polyurethane) is sourced from Italy from a family-owned, eco-conscious factory that has installed photovoltaic generators on the roofs in order to produce green energy and save Co2. 

Bonus: Svala donates 10% of its profits to various charities and organizations, including Wild Aid, whose mission is to end the illegal wildlife trade in our lifetimes. They also participate in a carbon offset program to reduce their carbon footprint. 
Price range: $$-$$$$

Astor & Orion

A woman and a man wearing sustainable clothing brands Astor and Orion.
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Best for: ethically made jewelry
Fabric & Certificates: their products are designed to be endlessly recycled or composted and are made of recycled materials that have low toxicity.

Manufacturing: their factory is certified by a 3rd party for ISO 9001 standards covering quality and safety, and ISO14001 covering the factory’s environmental management systems. It is also a member of SEDEX, an ethical trade service organization that conducts the SMETA audit.
Bonus: THEECOHUB 15 for 15% off
Price range: $$-$$$

Nordgreen

A watch by nordgreen.
Image: Nordgreen

Best for: men’s and women’s watches
Fabric & Certificates: their tote bag is made from 100% recycled material – 96% recycled cotton and 4% PET. They source vegan leather straps made from blended polyester and cotton. 

Manufacturing: their products are manufactured in a Danish-owned watch factory in China. The facility has excellent working conditions based on Danish labour practices.

Bonus: their cardboard paper case packaging is FSC certified, and they have a Give Back program which you can choose a partner ONG to support with your purchase with no extra cost. 
Price range: $$$$

The Tote Project

A woman and a man wearing sustainable clothing brands The Tote Project.
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Best for: fair trade, organic tote bags
Fabric & Certificates: fairtrade certified organic cotton and water-based, eco-friendly inks. 

Manufacturing: work with fair trade manufacturers who treat their employees with dignity and pay fair wages. Their products are ethically made by survivors of exploitation and women who are at-risk

Bonus: to this day, they have donated almost $30,000 to support sex trafficking survivors and those at risk.
Price range: $

Taylor & Hart

A diamond ring on a hand.

Best for: ethically sourced diamonds and custom engagement rings
Fabric & Certificates: they work with suppliers who buy diamonds only from countries compliant with the Kimberley Process, and offer CanadaMark diamonds and lab-grown diamonds made from carbon.

They also offer Diamond Time-Lapse diamonds where each diamond has a detailed report exploring its journey and provenance, as well as who has planned, cut and polished it. Other materials used are: sustainable sapphires recycled gold and platinum and fair trade gold and platinum. 

Manufacturing: Each ring is crafted as a made-to-order custom piece and is often delivered to a different country, so their supply chain process varies from ring to ring.

They source their gemstones from across the world aiming to work with ethical and sustainable suppliers only, developing close relationships with artisans to ensure their gemstones are conflict-free and non-exploitative. 
Price range: $$$$

Shoes

8000 KICKS

A woman and a man wearing sustainable clothing brands 8000 kicks.
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Best for: eco-friendly, vegan & waterproof sneakers 
Fabric & Certificates: made of super-strong cannabis hemp fibers, a premium fabric that is flexible, durable, water and dustproof. Plus, their ecological soles are made of 100% repurposed algal blooms, and their insoles are made of hemp. 

Manufacturing: 72% less CO2 used and 70% less water used in each shoe produced. They work closely with factories in China and Portugal and they make how much their employees are paid public on their website, as well as, the percentage of clean renewable energy each factory sources.  

Bonus: they are planting trees all over the world in an effort to offset their carbon footprint. 
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Price range: $$$

The Root Collective

A woman and a man wearing sustainable clothing brands The Root Collective.
Image: The Root Collective

Best for: ethically made shoes from Guatemala
Fabric & Certificates: the fabric on the shoes and bags are handwoven by women in rural communities. 

Manufacturing: they partner with small, independent workshops where all producers are being paid beyond fair wages. 
Bonus: You can meet many of the artisans and their stories & families on their website. 
Price range: $$$-$$$$

Alice & Whittles

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Alice and Whittles.
Image: Alice and Whittles

Best for: vegan boots, plastic-free rain boots and sneakers

Fabric & Certificates: repurposed ocean plastic, fairly traded natural rubber (45% of it is recycled), recycled car seat leather, recycled PET, vegan water-based glue – 90% of materials used are sustainable and traceable. 
Manufacturing: Handmade in family-run factories in Portugal and Sri Lanka. 
Price range: $$$$

Hylo

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Hylo.
Image: Hylo

Best for: carbon neutral, lightweight runners
Fabric & Certificates: they use natural materials such as organic cotton, corn fibre, natural rubber, algae bloom and water-based glue. Each pair produced prevents 300g of plastic from being created. 

Manufacturing: their production partner is SEMS in Putian. Third-party audits are regularly conducted on worker conditions and pay. 

Bonus: their shoes are recyclable, you can send them back to HYLO and they’ll give you £10 credit as a thank you.
Price range: $$$$

Allbirds

A man wearing sustainable clothing brands Allbirds.
Image: Allbirds

Best for: sustainable-made running shoes & men and women’s clothing.

Fabric & Certificates: they use sustainable materials such as recycled bottles, TENCEL™ Lyocell, recycled nylon, SweetFoam™ (made from sugarcane) and merino wool (working alongside ZQ Merino to ensure their wool is held to high standards of farming, land management and animal welfare).

They are B Corp and FSC® certified and created their own materials like Trino™ (made from responsibly harvested eucalyptus tree fibers and a handful of ZQ Merino wool).

Manufacturing: they work with ILO Better Work Initiative, SMETA and WRAP certified factories.
Bonus: they are carbon neutral and offset all carbon emissions created from their production. 
Price range: $$$-$$$$
Size range: XS-XXXL

Brave Soles

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Brave Soles.
Image: Brave Soles

Best for: upcycled & leather shoes for men and women for summer.
Fabric & Certificates: recycled tire and high-quality leather from the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Argentina.

Manufacturing: they work with local artisans across the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, ensuring all employees and suppliers are employed ethically: from wages to vacation time to health care and working conditions. 

Bonus: they are carbon neutral and offset their carbon emission into projects of reforestation and renewable energy
Price range: $$-$$$$

Baabuk

A man wearing sustainable clothing brands Babuuk.
Image: Babuuk

Best for: wool footwear & sneakers made responsibly and sustainably

Fabric & Certificates: their wool is responsibly sourced from Portugal, where the sheep are certified mulesing-free, and New Zealand where the farmers’ water and soap washing process is environmentally friendly as the water is recycled. 

Manufacturing: Their sneakers are crafted from handmade felt in Portugal, and their manufacturing hub in Nepal is where their slippers and boot bodies are made. They provide good working conditions, 25% higher salary than the national average, guarantee no children work, and employ more women than men (14 women and three men. 

Bonus: They’re B Corp certified and have partnered with Switzerland’s BVA Foundation, to employ people with mental and physical disabilities at their logistics centre. 
Price range: $$$$

Cariuma

A man wearing sustainable clothing brands Cariuma.
Image: Cariuma

Best for: sustainable and stylish sneakers for men and women

Fabric & Certificates: they use bamboo that is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, OEKO-TEX, and the Organic Crop Improvement Association, natural rubber, organic GOTS-certified cotton, I’M GREEN certified sugarcane, Global Recycled Standard certified recycled PET, and Leather Working Group certified leather & suede responsibly sourced from Argentina, Thailand, Brazil, and China.

Plus, their laces are made with recycled plastics & debossed metal aglets, and they use 100% vegan insoles made from organic mamona oil and cork. Also, they chose Bluesign-certified chemicals to dye our materials. 

Manufacturing: they follow International Labor Organization (ILO) Guidelines to ensure their factory workers make a living wage, have a healthy work/ life balance, and internationally recognized human and labour rights.

Their manufacturing partner is audited once a year and certified WRAP – GOLD. Routinely visits are made to their suppliers and IPE screening is conducted to ensure there is no record of environmental issues. 

Bonus: their shipping box is made using recycled and recyclable materials and they use a biodegradable shoe filler. They joined the DHL Go Green program, in which shipment emissions are neutralized through nine diverse reforestation programs around the world. Plus, for every pair of sneakers purchased, they will plant a pair of trees in the Brazilian Rainforest.
Price range: $$$-$$$$

Nisolo

A man wearing sustainable clothing brands Nisolo.
Image: Nisolo

Best for: ethically made shoes and accessories for men and women|
Fabric & Certificates: they are B Corp certified and 95% of the leathers used are Leather Working Group Certified.

Manufacturing: they own a factory in Peru and work with factory partners in Mexico, plus independent artisans in Kenya. All operating under their code of conduct that ensures all workers receive a living wage, have healthy working conditions, and healthcare. Their staff personally conduct routine factory visits multiple times a year.

Bonus: In an effort to offset their carbon emission production, for every Nisolo product sold, a contribution is made to help protect forests in the Amazon Basin in partnership with Ecosphere+.

Moreover, through a collaboration with Soles4Souls, unwanted pairs will be given to micro-entrepreneurs in developing countries, enabling them to clean, repair, and resell the shoes in their communities. *Only ships to the US
Price range: $$-$$$$

Avre

A pair of Nivolo shoes.
Image: Nivolo

Best for: Sustainable, recycled water bottles shoes for women
Fabric & Certificates: they use repurposed threads made out of recycled water bottles and a 3D knit-to-shape technology that minimizes waste by creating precise sizes and eliminating the creation of scraps.

Manufacturing: All designs are created in Southern California and ethically manufactured in Dong Guan, China. They ensure that all employees are paid fairly, include overtime pay if needed, and offer health insurance.

Bonus: 10% of their proceeds are donated to Oceana and Girls In Tech.
Price range: $$-$$$

Oliver Cabell

A man wearing sustainable clothing brands Oliver Cabell.
Image: Olive Cabell

Best for: handmade footwear for men and women
Fabric & Certificates: they work with high-quality, enduring materials, from Margom outsoles to ethically sourced Italian leathers. 
Manufacturing: mostly handcrafted in Italy using old-school techniques with top materials and quality craftsmanship.
Price range: $$$$

Saola

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Saola.
Image: Saola

Best for: Eco-friendly, vegan shoes made with recycled and natural materials for men and women

Fabric & Certificates: Recycled Global Standard certified PET (recycled water bottles) are used for the uppers,  recycled Algae Foam are used for the insoles and many outsoles, GOTS certified organic cotton for the laces and natural cork for the insoles. 

Manufacturing: they work with a factory near Hanoi in Vietnam where favourable working conditions for the employees are guaranteed and frequent visits are made to ensure the quality of the factory and the working environment. 

Bonus: they are members of the 1% for the planet program and 1% of the proceeds from every pair of SAOLA shoes sold will support MWALUA WILDLIFE TRUST, an organization that works to raise awareness about conservation, to promote ecological restoration, and increase ethical economic opportunities to protect Kenya’s nature and biodiversity.
Price range: $$-$$$

Suavs

A pair of Suavs shoes.
Image: Suavs

Best for: footwear made from recycled materials for men women
Fabric & Certificates: their uppers are made with post-consumer Recycled Water Bottles, reducing material waste in production. Plus, all materials are carefully tested to ensure they are the safest for you and for the environment and they use 100% vegan materials, even down to the glue used.

Manufacturing: all products are sustainably and ethically made at their partner’s manufacturing facilities in Fujian. Audits are periodically performed to ensure that fair and safe labour practices and working conditions are followed. 

Bonus: they donate all extra footwear to organizations such as Soles4Souls and LifeWorks.
Price range: $$-$$$

Rothy’s

A woman wearing sustainable clothing brands Rothys.
Image: Rothy’s

Best for: woven flats and shoes made from recycled plastic bottles
Fabric & Certificates: recycled plastic bottles and marine plastic threads, algae-based foam, merino wool, bio-based TPU that uses 25% plant-based components, plant-based oil and recycled rubber. 

Manufacturing: they own and operate their own sustainable factory in Dongguan, China, which means no other manufacturers touch their shoes during production. They combine the best of hand-craftsmanship and machine assembly to create the most efficient, environmentally friendly process. 

Bonus: they are planning to launch a pilot recycling program in 2021.
Price range: $$$$

VIVOBarefoot

A pair of Vivo barefoot shoes.
Image: VivoBarefoot

Best for: minimalist and natural footwear for men, women and kids

Fabric & Certificates: they’re B Corp certified, and use leathers from wild roaming cattle and sustainably tanned hides that minimize water and chemical use. They also use sustainably sourced natural yarns and materials like cork, recycled PET and rubber compounds where possible.

Manufacturing: they work with suppliers and manufacturers around the world that must comply with their Code of Conduct which is committed to promoting and protecting human rights, personal health and a safe work environment.

They have publicly shared their annual report with radical transparency regarding their supply chain, financial gains and more. 

Bonus: From 2020, every single shoe is designed to have an end-of-life solution. ReVivo is the world’s first e-commerce marketplace for refurbished and repaired barefoot shoes. Plus, they created The Livebarefoot Foundation which is an in-house incubation hub for social and environmental initiatives.
Price range: $$$$

Forsake

A woman and a man wearing sustainable clothing brands Forsake shoes.
Image: Forsake

Best for: Waterproof Sneakerboots and Hiking Shoes for men and women
Fabric & Certificates: they work exclusively with leather suppliers who received Gold ratings from Leather Working Group auditors. 

Manufacturing: All of our products are responsibly manufactured in China, at ethical factories that support their employees and local communities.

Bonus: they are climate-neutral certified and have reached net-zero emissions in 2020. Plus,  they use a built-in handle shoebox and 100% recycled materials & plastic-free shipping boxes. 
Price range: $$$$

How to pick Sustainable Clothing Brands

Living more sustainably can be challenging, there is so much to know when it comes to figuring out whether a brand is sustainable or not. From fabrics to waste the fashion industry has a massive impact on the planet and although it’s impossible for any brand to be 100% sustainable, all of these brands are doing a really great job coming pretty close.

I’ve got a ton of fashion resources for you to browse. And of course a really compressive breakdown on what ethical and sustainable fashion actually is. Fast fashion is a major fashion faux, it’s why we see more and more people turning to slow fashion as they look to live more mindfully.

Like with our fashion criteria, we are always looking for brands who are taking the following into account:

Fabrics: What type of natural materials are used? Are they natural, like hemp, jute, organic cotton, modal, etc? Where are the fabrics from? are they sourced responsibly? Are there third-party certifications in place? Some certifications to look for: B-Corp, Fairtrade, OEKO-Tex 100, Global Recycle Standard (GRS), Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP). I’ve noted this for each of the brands above as well.

Corporate Responsibility: What is the brand doing to reduce waste? Are they in touch with the factories who make their clothes, especially if they are in another country? Are they looking for ways to reduce water or chemical use? How transparent is the brand? Do they give back?

Ethical sourcing: Where and how are they sourcing their materials? Are they aware of their supply chain? Are the workers paid a fair living wage? Do they work in a safe environment? Are there programs in place to help them?

Environmentally-conscious packaging (plastic alternatives): how are the clothes shipped to you? What kind of packing do they use?

Inclusivity, equity and cost: do they represent BIPOC in their marketing campaigns? Are they size-inclusive?
Who can access and use this product?

These are just some brands, there are a ton more and I will be updating this list all the time. If you have a fav brand, please share it in the comments below.

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