Your brand directory for ethical and eco-conscious fashion organized by category!

Womenswear

APPAREL

ACCOMPANY – [$$$-$$$$] global curation of the finest pieces from dresses to outerwear.

ALTERNATIVE APPAREL – [$ – $$] lifestyle clothing made with organic cotton, recycled materials & low impact dyes and shipped in oxo-biodegradable mailer bags. Workers are ensured fair, safe, & clean conditions. Available on amazon.

AMOUR VERT – [$$$$] a tree is planted for every purchase. Garments are made in low quantities with organic cotton, beechwood fabric, & mulberry silk. 97% of clothing is made in the San Francisco Bay area where workers are paid fair wages.

BEAD & REEL – [$- $$$] what started as a boutique turned into an online sustainable-living community connecting ethical fashion with consumers. They are vegan approved and a member of Fair Trade LA.

BON LABEL – [$$$] Australian brand known for their unf*ckupable tee, the basics are made from GOTS cotton and lycra with water based dyes.

BRASS – [$$$] an ethical brand founded by two women that prides itself on timeless pieces, and embracing slow fashion.

CONRADO – [$$$] a clothing line produced in the Philippines in the founder’s small family-run factory made with deadstock fabric.

DAZEY LA – [$$] hand-drawn, made to order clothing that empowers women. SAVE 10% with code: GREENERGIRL10.

ECONSCIOUS – [$] affordable basics made with organic cotton, recycled materials, and hemp. Factories are vetted for safe and clean working conditions. They are a part of 1% For The Planet. Available on amazon.

ECO VIBE – [$$] based in Portland, this brand focuses on natural materials at an affordable rate. The packaging is made with 100% recycled content and the company even runs on renewable energy. They donate 1% For The Planet.

EILEEN FISHER – [$$$$] transparency at it’s finest, this brand has classic pieces made form organic, responsibly sourced fibers and natural dyes (or undyed).

ENCIRCLED – [$$$$] a certified B corp out of Toronto, Canada, this brand makes pieces from modal, tencel and bamboo alongside natural dyes.

EVERLANE – [$ – $$$] “radical transparency” is their mantra. Although they could step up their game when it comes to eco materials, they are making waves in safe, fair labor and transparent pricing.

FAHERTY – [$$$$] influenced by surfing, the brand’s clothing is beach lifestyle inspired. The casual clothing is made using eco materials and the company makes sure to develop personal relationships with their manufacturers.

FRANC  – [$ – $$] an ethical Canadian clothing brand that makes affordable basics using fabric sourced from a supplier that undergoes rigorous vetting to ensure safe, fair working conditions. Products are shipped in 100% recyclable material.

FREE LABEL  – [$$$] a Canadian brand that creates clothing from organic and locally milled fabrics in Toronto. Every garment is cut and sewn in Canada. The packaging (& marketing material) is made from recycled materials.

GROCERIES APPAREL – [$ – $$]  clothing manufactured in their own LA, CA factory. Materials include organic cotton, hemp, eucalyptus, recycled plastic, and vegetable dyes.

JUNGMAVEN  – [$$]  their casual clothing is made from hemp and organic cotton blends. HEMP 2020, is a campaign launched in 2010 to raise awareness around the positive environmental impacts of hemp farming.

KESTAN – [$ – $$] creates effortless, classic pieces. The label started incorporating organic cotton into their clothing line. They are committed to sustainable-working practices meaning fair wages and safe, clean working environments.

KEEP IT WILD – [$ – $$] committed to ethical manufacturing, nearly 100% of their fun graphic attire is manufactured in WRAP certified facilities. All of their screen printing and embroidery is done in their home state of Arizona.

KNOWN SUPPLY – [$] (parent company of Krochet Kids) a movement and a platform for social good.  Their focus is connecting customers with the person who made their apparel.

KROCHET KIDS – [$ – $$] a social enterprise and lifestyle brand working to empower marginalized populations in impoverished communities around the world. Each garment is signed by its maker. SAVE 20% with code GREENERGIRL.

KOW TOW CLOTHING – [$$$$] the fair trade, GOTS approved clothing brand creates minimalist, effortless pieces out of eco trims. Their merino wool is ZQ certified and the packaging is FSC-certified.

LA CAUSA  – [$$$$] in Spanish, La Causa means “The Cause.” Their garments are redefining basics, blending romantic silhouettes with a contemporary bohemian twist. Made in California, under ethical conditions.

LOVE JUSTLY – [$ – $$] discounted ethical fashion from artisans around the world. When you buy through Love Justly you’re not only supporting companies that help people around the world, you’re also supporting Legacy Collective.

MARIE HELL  – [$$$$] a minimalistic clothing brand that creates USA made (NYC) edgy-classics meant to last. They support the slow fashion movement with ethical manufacturing and the use of natural fabrics that are biodegradable.

MATE THE LABEL  – [$$$ – $$$$] a Los Angeles based clothing brand that creates elevated essentials and vintage inspired graphics that embody the California-cool lifestyle. They choose to partner with factories within a five mile radius of their headquarters where they produce their clothing in small batches.

MATTER PRINTS – [$$$ – $$$$] creates seasonal classics and embraces slow fashion. The design to product cycle is 6 months in each of their products.

ORGANIC BASICS – [$$ – $$$] makes basics for men and women in materials including real silver, organic cotton, and recycled nylon. They visit their GOTS certified organic cotton farms, and factories in Izmir and Istanbul once every 3 month.

PACT APPAREL – [$ – $$] an affordable basics brand that creates fair trade comfy clothing with GOTS cotton. Available on amazon.

PEOPLE TREE – [$$ – $$$] sells handmade pieces by artisans around the world, making fair trade clothing fashionable. Products are made out of natural materials including organic cotton and wool. The label gives back to artisan’s communities.

PERI – [$$$$] an eco-friendly brand, working with ethical and fair-trade artisans and factories; growing a sustainable, manufacturing community. PERI captures the magic of the effortless, eco-chic, California woman; using locally sourced organic cotton, hemp, cupro, tencel and reclaimed fabrics, low impact and natural dyeing methods, creating unique, one of a kind pieces.

PRANA – [$$ – $$$] creates versatile, stylish clothing to inspire healthy, active, free-spirited living. The sustainable materials include organic cotton, recycled materials, responsible down, and the company is fair trade certified. Available on amazon.

POPPY AND PIMA – [$$ – $$$$] a fun, colorful brand committed to using natural materials and partnering with artisans from Peru. The company is focused on giving women and men a way to earn a fair income in safe working conditions.

RAVEN + LILY – [$$$ – $$$$] a 100% woman made fashion label that sources local, natural and recycled materials for their handmade clothing. They are members of the Fair Trade Federation and give back to micro-loan programs that support female entrepreneurs in East Africa. They also have a partnership with Wildlife Works that offsets their carbon footprint.

REFORMATION – [$$ – $$$$] a female founded company creating clothing with sustainable practices including recycling & composting, using wind power energy, and eco-friendly and pro-social technologies and practices in the factories.

RECOVER – [$] a line of clothing consisting of 100% recycled t-shirts, hoodies, polos and performance wear. SAVE $8 by following think link.

SIIZU – [$$] on a mission to make ethical, eco fashion affordable. You can visit their factories on their website. 10% is donated to plant trees.

SLUMLOVE SWEATER CO – [$$] an ethical fashion company that sources their goods from responsible production facilities in Kenya. Their materials include organic and recycled fabrics along with naturally-dyed yarn. *not 100% vegan as they do carry leather totes

SUDARA GOODS – [$$] a certified B corp working to provide women in India hope and opportunity through living-wage jobs, skills training, and education. Known for their Punjammies. Available on amazon.

SYMBOLOGY – [$$$] out to make fair trade sexy by merging artisanal fabric techniques with fashion forward designs.

SYNERGY ORGANIC CLOTHING – [$ – $$] clothing made of GOTS certified cotton and recycled poly alongside low impact dyes. Garments are sewn by a well-trained man or woman that tells a story of skill, craftsmanship, and care.

TAMGA DESIGNS – [$$ – $$$] think gorgeous, flowing dresses and floral, dainty accessories made of organic cotton, lenzing modal, tencel and low impact dyes. They believe in transparency, you can even visit each factory on their website.

TEES FOR BEES – [$] 10% of profits (or more) go to Bee City to support bee conservancy. The shirts are made of organic cotton. SAVE 10% with code GREENER20.

TEN TREE – [$ – $$] a certified B corp that plants a tree for every purchase. They create graphic Tees and outerwear made out of coconut buttons, hemp, cork trims, modal, and many other eco materials.

THREADS FOR THOUGHT – [$ – $$] a lifestyle brand that is produced responsibly and supports sustainableinitiatives like the International Committee’s New Roots Program.

THRED UP – [$] the largest consignment & thrift store.

TOAD & CO – [$$] clothing made withsustainable fibers and/or fabrics that have met earth-friendly bluesign® or STANDARD100 by OEKO-TEX® certifications.

TONLE – [$-$$$$] – one of the world’s first zero-waste fashion brands, making clothing and accessories from waste cast aside from larger manufacturers.

TRADLANDS – [$$ – $$$$] menswear-inspired staples for women with a relentless emphasis on fit, details, and quality. Each new product is developed slowly and sustainably.

UNITED BY BLUE – [$ – $$] for every product sold one pound of trash is removed from our world’s oceans and waterways. The company is a certified B corp that uses recycled polyester, organic cotton, and wool to make their clothing.

VETTA CAPSULE – [$ – $$] their woven clothing is made in a family run factory in NYC. The fabric is either deadstock  or eco materials like Tercel. Poly bags, tissuepaper, and inserts are made from 100% recycled materials, and the boxes are made from 90% recycled and 10% FSC-certified materials.

DENIM
CITIZENS OF HUMANITY – [$$$$] a California based brand focused on reducing water consumption. They use laser technology to add abrasions to their denim, which also reduces their gas consumption.

EVERLANE DENIM – [$$] the denim is “made at the world’s cleanest denim factory” with 98% recycled water, 85% air-dried jeans, and bricks made from denim byproducts.

DSTLD – [$$] (pronounced “distilled”) affordable premium denim made of many eco-friendly materials, and when possible, natural dyes and softening techniques. The company carefully screen their suppliers, laundries, and factories.

MADEWELL DENIM BAR – [$$ – $$$] if you are vegan, this brand is not for you. They use  organic, non-GMO, chemical-free cotton and dyed sustainably using fibers that come from shrimp shells.

MONKEE GENES – [$$$] an organic jeans brand from Derbyshire, England. *world wide shipping*

NUDIE JEANS – [$$$$] creates 100% organic cotton denim that offers a free repair-service. They are committed to social responsibility and transparent production.

RE/DONE – [$$$$] vintage levi’s with a twist. Old levis are collected and given new life, each pair is truly unique.

REFORMATION DENIM – [$$$] denim created from surplus and repurposed material. Reformation is a female founded company that uses eco practices including recycling & composting, wind power energy, and eco-friendly and pro-social technologies and practices in their factories.

WARP + WEFT – [$ – $$$] a family-owned company with an eco-friendly mill that is one of  the world’s largest textile manufacturers. They create eco-friendly, affordable high quality denim. Only 10 gallons of water is used for a single pair of jeans (compared to 1500 gallons), and they recycle and treat 98% of the water they do use with cutting-edge dry Ozone technology — alternate to chemical bleach.

LOUNGE + ACTIVE WEAR

BAMBOO UNDERWEAR – [$ – $$] offers premium under garments made from natural bamboo fibers. The fiber adjusts to temperature variation for extra comfort, and is breathable, soft and has antibacterial properties. They are involved in all stages of the production process including making regular visits to their factories over seas to ensure fair, happy working conditions.

BOODY ECO WEAR – [$] easy on the skin, superbly soft, and highly breathable, their basics are made of bamboo viscose. Available on amazon.

GIRLFRIEND COLLECTIVE – [$$] active wear made from post consumer recycled bottles (and other recycled material) using OEKO-certified safe dyes.

GREEN APPLE ACTIVE – [$ – $$] their active wear is made only of natural raw materials such as organically grown bamboo and Certified Organic Cotton. All of their factories are WRAP certified and approved for fair labor conditions. Available on amazon.

PACT APPAREL – [$ – $$] an affordable basics brand that creates fair trade comfy clothing with GOTS cotton. Available on amazon.

PUBLIC MYTH – [$ – $$] fresh premium active lifestyle wear, with attitude. Pushing the envelope of fitness apparel with fashion-forward edgy design concepts using bamboo material.

STAVA – [$$] athletic wear made from organic cotton, recycled polyester, and other eco materials. They believe in giving back and make sure a portion of all proceeds are invested back into local communities & agricultural programs. Available on amazon.

LINGERIE / UNDER GARMENTS

AZURA BAY – [$ – $$$] a curated collection of luxurious and socially conscious lingerie, swim, and loungewear brands.

BOODY ECO WEAR – [$] easy on the skin, superbly soft, and highly breathable, their basics are made of bamboo viscose. Available on amazon.

PACT APPAREL – [$ – $$] an affordable basics brand that creates fair trade comfy clothing with GOTS cotton. Available on amazon.

MAKE IT GOOD – [$] a line of organic cotton, American made basics for women that have printed details from their own small factory in Portland, OR.

MARC SKID – [$$] underwear made with organic pima cotton, “the cashmere of cotton,” and recycled materials. $4 from every pair goes to charity.

MIGHTY GOOD UNDIES – [$] the Australian brand only uses certified fairtrade and organic cotton, and transparent and ethical supply chains, for their range of underwear.

SHE THINX – [$$] period-proof underwear made of organic cotton. They donate their underwear to their partners including schools, after school programs, and non-profit organizations.

SVALA – [$]  beautiful, functional pieces that are a made of vegan leather, cork and recycled materials.

WAMA UNDERWEAR – [$] creates underwear made of hemp fabric because it is naturally anti-bacterial, anti-microbial with anti-odor properties.

SWIMWEAR

Head over to my ultimate list of ETHICAL SWIMWEAR BRANDS
with over 25 swimwear labels to love, including surf wear and men’s swim.

SHOES

AHIMSA – [$$$a vegan brand that prioritizes love. They started their own factory that remains the only 100% vegan shoe factory in the world.

ALICE WHITTLES – [$$] favors transparency, ethical manufacturing practices and worker empowerment. They create boots made of responsibly sourced natural rubber from local rainforests in Sri Lanka.

ALLBIRDS – [$ – $$] “the world’s most comfortable shoes” made naturally. The certified B corp uses humanely and responsibly sourced merino wool, sugar, and tree fiber along with castor bean oil and recycled bottles. They also ship their shoes in their reimagined shoe packaging that uses 90% post-consumer recycled cardboard.

BAABUK – [$$$] the certified B corp uses 100% natural wool from healthy happy sheep. Their workers in Nepal receive higher than average salaries and have safe working conditions. Available on amazon.

BEYOND SKIN – [$$$]  handmade chic footwear made in Spain. Materials include 100% recycled PET plastics, post consumer cardboard, natural latex, & recycled rubber resin. 1% of profits go to grass-root environmental and social projects.

FEEL GOODZ – [$ – $$] footwear made from the highest quality natural rubber around. They are dedicated to using conscious materials crafted by artisans and cooperatives all around the globe. Available on amazon.

INKKAS – [$$ –  $$$] shoes are handmade in Latin America using authentic textiles from Peru, Guatemala, and Mexico. They are part of the One Shoe One Tree project, and is in partnership with Trees For The Future to help reforest the world.

NAE’S VEGAN SHOES – [$$$a Portuguese vegan footwear brand that uses cork, pineapple, recycled materials such as airbags, PET – plastic bottles, and synthetic ecological microfibers to make their footwear.

OLLI – [$] affordable, premium natural rubber flip flops tapped from Sri Lanka. They are a proud member of the Fair Rubber Association. Available on amazon.

ROMA BOOTS – [$$ – $$$] specializes in rainboots. The company gives back by donating a pair of boots to a child in need. The boots are vegan and made of natural rubber. Available on amazon.

ROTHY’S – [$$$$]  flats, loafers, sneakers made from plastic water bottles with 3D knit technology.

SUSI STUDIO – [$$$] Los Angeles-based vegan footwear company that uses canvas, denim, hemp, and faux leather produced from recycled plastic bottles to make their footwear.

TOMS (VEGAN COLLECTION) – [$ – $$] “one for one,” for every pair of shoes purchased, they help someone in need. Available on amazon.

THE HOBE (VEGAN COLLECTION) – [$$$$] timeless, vegan footwear made of fine Italian material.

THE PEOPLES MOVEMENT – [$$] the San Fransisco brand creates causal joggers. Up-cycled plastic bags cleaned from Bali meets natural materials.

VEERAH – [$$$$] a mission-driven luxury shoe company founded for women. The materials for their luxurious heels include apple peels and post-consumer PET bottle fabric.

VEJA (VEGAN COLLECTION) – [$$ – $$$] tennis shoes made with eco materials including organic cotton and wild rubber sourced responsibly from the Amazonias.

WILL’S VEGAN SHOES – [$$ – $$$london based vegan shoe company. The vegan leather used is created with bio oil sourced from organic cereal crops grown in Northern Europe. Materials meet Oeko Tex 100 and REACH regulations.

YATAY – [$$$$] the Italian brand makes their shoes out of recycled materials, organic cotton, and water based glue. Even their boxes are made out of 5 recycled plastic bottles. They are members of One Tree Planted and vegan approved.

Z SHOES – [$$ – $$$$] a Cali shoe company that buys its materials at a fair wage from the communities of Peru’s Amazon. They return $5 of each purchase back to developing the infrastructure of the communities. The shoes are made of organic cotton and ethically sourced rubber for the soles.

 

RETAILERS
ARTISAN & FOX – [$$ – $$$] a social enterprise empowering artisans in developing regions, by connecting them to mindful consumers.

POSHMARK – [$ – $$$] a digital marketplace where people from the United States can buy and sell new or pre-loved clothing, shoes, and accessories

TEN THOUSAND VILLAGES – [$ – $$$] every purchase improves the lives of makers by supporting their craft and providing a fair, stable income. Shop fashion, home goods, and more!

THRED UP – [$] the largest consignment & thrift store.

THE LITTLE MARKET – [$ – $$] a non-profit online fair trade shop founded by Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvaria where customers can purchase beautiful products handmade by artisans around the world.

ACCESSORIES

JEWELRY

PEARLS FOR PUPS– [$] a mother-daughter non-profit that sells pearl and crystal stud earrings. They  partner with organizations to help them fulfill their missions, from providing veterinary care to finding forever homes for abandoned dogs, all with a focus on ending pet homelessness.

PURPOSE JEWELRY – [$ – $$]  is beautifully crafted by young women rescued from human trafficking. With every purchase you are providing freedom, dignity and hope for these amazing artisans.

STARFISH PROJECT – [$ – $$] with a mission to restore hope to exploited women in Asia, they sell a number of different jewelry pieces made by various artisans.

STOCKHOLM ROSE DESIGNS – [$$]  an independent fine jewellery brand based in Stockholm, Sweden. Pieces are made with premium recycled metals wherever possible, with each design inspired by Nordic nature.

THE GIVING KEYS – [$ – $$] every product you purchase supports job creation for people transitioning out of homelessness.

VALLEY ROSE STUDIO – [$$$$] fine jewelry made with ethical materials like conflict free gemstones and recycled metals.

HANDBAGS

BEMBIEN – [$$$$] a line of woven basket bags made on the isles of Bali. Each bag is hand crafted by women artisans.

BLOOM & GIVE – [$ – $$$] creates a variety of accessories from scarves to bags using age old techniques. 10% of sales are donated to support educations programs for girls in India.

EBATOTES – [$$ – $$$$] vegan leather handcrafted bags with a waterproof lining made from recycled plastic.

MATT & NAT – [$ – $$$$] the vegan Canadian brand creates handbags, small vegan leather goods, and other accessories made of recycled materials, vegan leather, cork, rubber.

SVALA – [$ – $$$$]  beautiful, functional pieces that are a made of vegan leather, cork and recycled materials.

TERRA THREAD – [$] this GOTS certified, fair trade certified company makes a variety of bags using organic cotton.

THE TOTE PROJECT – [$] has a mission  to end slavery through giving back, ethical manufacturing, and spreading awareness. They donate 10% of their gross profits to Two Wings to help survivors of human trafficking. Their bags are made of 100% organic cotton canvas.

SCARVES & PONCHOS

ANCHAL PROJECT – [$$] organic cotton scarves. A nonprofit social enterprise that addresses the exploitation of women around the world. They create employment opportunities, services and products that support empowerment of women worldwide.

BLOOM & GIVE – [$ – $$$] creates a variety of accessories from scarves to bags using age old techniques. 10% of sales are donated to support educational programs for girls in India.

KINDRED BELLE – [$] donates 100% of profits to wild life conservancy. They make scarves and leggings in factories that pay their employees a fair wage. SAVE 10% with code THEGREENERGIRL.

HAIR ACCESSORIES

KOOSHOO – [$] organic hair ties and head bands made in California under ethical conditions. They are hand dyed in a solar powered dye house. They donate product and profit to charity.

LAKESHORE DRY GOODS – [$] a small business out of Petoskey Michigan creating GOTS certified cotton Tshirt towels in fun, colorful prints (a damage free alternative to terry cloth towels). READ my how-to/blog post.

SUNGLASSES

PANDA – [$$$] sunglasses made from sustainable bamboo and so light they float. Every pair comes with the Gift of Vision, they help someone in need get access to eyeglasses and vision care.

WATCHES

VOTCH – [$$$ – $$$$] a cruelty free watch company from London. Every three months Votch partners with a different charity.

OTHER

PELA CASE – [$] phone cases made of Flaxstic®, which is comprised of GDH-B1 compostable bioplastic elastomer and flax straw materials. They also partner with organizations like the Save The Waves Coalition.  SAVE 20% by following this LINK.

MENSWEAR

MENSWEAR

APPAREL

KEEP IT WILD – [$ – $$] committed to ethical manufacturing, nearly 100% of their fun graphic attire is manufactured in WRAP certified facilities. All of their screen printing and embroidery is done in their home state of Arizona.

KROCHET KIDS – [$ – $$] a social enterprise and lifestyle brand working to empower marginalized populations in impoverished communities around the world. Each garment is signed by its maker. SAVE 20% with code GREENERGIRL.

PACT APPAREL – [$ – $$] an affordable basics brand that creates fair trade comfy clothing with GOTS cotton. Available on amazon.

PRANA – [$$ – $$$] creates versatile, stylish clothing to inspire healthy, active, free-spirited living. The sustainable materials include organic cotton, recycled materials, responsible down, and the company is fair trade certified. Available on amazon.

ORGANIC BASICS – [$$ – $$$] makes basics for men and women in materials including real silver, organic cotton, and recycled nylon. They visit their GOTS certified organic cotton farms, and factories in Izmir and Istanbul once every 3 month.

MATTER PRINTS – [$$$ – $$$$] creates seasonal classics and embraces slow fashion. The design to product cycle is 6 months in each of their products.

RECOVER – [$] a line of clothing consisting of 100% recycled t-shirts, hoodies, polos and performance wear. SAVE $8 by following think link.

TEN TREE – [$ – $$] a certified B corp that plants a tree for every purchase. They create graphic Tees and outerwear made out of coconut buttons, hemp, cork trims, modal, and many other eco materials.

UNITED BY BLUE – [$ – $$] for every product sold one pound of trash is removed from our world’s oceans and waterways. The company is a certified B corp that uses recycled polyester, organic cotton, and wool to make their clothing.

LOUNGE + ACTIVE WEAR

BAMBOO UNDERWEAR – [$ – $$] offers premium under garments made from natural bamboo fibers. The fiber adjusts to temperature variation for extra comfort, and is breathable, soft and has antibacterial properties. They are involved in all stages of the production process including making regular visits to their factories over seas to ensure fair, happy working conditions.

BOODY ECO WEAR – [$] easy on the skin, superbly soft, and highly breathable, their basics are made of bamboo viscose. Available on amazon.

UNDERWEAR

BOODY ECO WEAR – [$] easy on the skin, superbly soft, and highly breathable, their basics are made of bamboo viscose. Available on amazon.

PACT APPAREL – [$ – $$] an affordable basics brand that creates fair trade comfy clothing with GOTS cotton. Available on amazon.

MARC SKID – [$$] underwear made with organic pima cotton, “the cashmere of cotton,” and recycled materials. $4 from every pair goes to charity.

WAMA UNDERWEAR – [$] creates underwear made of hemp fabric because it is naturally anti-bacterial, anti-microbial with anti-odor properties.

SWIMWEAR

FAIR HARBOR – [$$] swimwear is created out of recycled polyester.

OUTERKNOWN – [$$$] suits are made of ECONYL. The company is dedicated to ensuring safe working environments and fair compensation.

LA ISLA – [$$ – $$$] uses recycled PET fabric to create their swimsuits.

LUNAMAR – [$$] fabric comply with eco international standards of OEKO-TEX.

PATAGONIA – [$$] board shorts and bikinis are made in Fair Trade Certified facilities.

PRANA – [$$] the fair trade swim line is made of recycled polyester and other recycled materials.

FOOTWEAR

ALLBIRDS – [$ – $$] “the world’s most comfortable shoes” made naturally. The certified B corp uses humanely and responsibly sourced merino wool, sugar, and tree fiber along with castor bean oil and recycled bottles. They also ship their shoes in their reimagined shoe packaging that uses 90% post-consumer recycled cardboard.

BAABUK – [$$$] the certified B corp uses 100% natural wool from healthy happy sheep. Their workers in Nepal receive higher than average salaries and have safe working conditions. Available on amazon.

FEEL GOODZ – [$ – $$] footwear made from the highest quality natural rubber around. They are dedicated to using conscious materials crafted by artisans and cooperatives all around the globe. Available on amazon.

INKKAS – [$$ –  $$$] shoes are handmade in Latin America using authentic textiles from Peru, Guatemala, and Mexico. They are part of the One Shoe One Tree project, and is in partnership with Trees For The Future to help reforest the world.

VEJA (VEGAN COLLECTION) – [$$ – $$$] tennis shoes made with eco materials including organic cotton and wild rubber sourced responsibly from the Amazonias.

YATAY – [$$$$] the Italian brand makes their shoes out of recycled materials, organic cotton, and water based glue. Even their boxes are made out of 5 recycled plastic bottles. They are members of One Tree Planted and vegan approved.

CHILDREN’S CLOTHING

BABY / YOUTH / JUNIOR

BABY

GO GENTLY NATION – [$$] boutique and fashion crewnecks.

KATE QUINN ORGANICS – [$ – $$] uses GOTS certified organic cotton and bamboo that is grown using sustainable farming practices. Their bamboo clothing has been tested by SGS a CPSIA certified testing agency for harmful phthalates, lead and other safety issues.

MOON AND BACK  – [$] makes 100% organic cotton baby clothing. They are  GOTS certified and OEKO-TEX certified, which means their fabric is free from over 100 harmful chemicals.

PARADE ORGANICS – [$] a Canadian company that makes their baby clothing with organic cotton that is 100% GOTS certified. They visit their production facilities twice a year to ensure quality of their product.

TOUCHED BY NATURE – [$] makes stylish baby attire made with 100% organic cotton. They support our land and ecosystem for a healthier planet and farmers work without use of pesticides and fertilizers.

YOUTH

GO GENTLY NATION – [$$] boutique and fashion crewnecks.

JUNIOR

coming soon!

Womenswear

APPAREL

ALTERNATIVE APPAREL – [$ – $$] lifestyle clothing made with organic cotton, recycled materials & low impact dyes and shipped in oxo-biodegradable mailer bags. Workers are ensured fair, safe, & clean conditions. Available on amazon.

AMOUR VERT – [$$$$] a tree is planted for every purchase. Garments are made in low quantities with organic cotton, beechwood fabric, & mulberry silk. 97% of clothing is made in the San Francisco Bay area where workers are paid fair wages.

BEAD & REEL – [$- $$$] what started as a boutique turned into an online sustainable-living community connecting ethical fashion with consumers. They are vegan approved and a member of Fair Trade LA.

BON LABEL – [$$$] Australian brand known for their unf*ckupable tee, the basics are made from GOTS cotton and lycra with water based dyes.

BRASS – [$$$] an ethical brand founded by two women that prides itself on timeless pieces, and embracing slow fashion.

CONRADO – [$$$] a clothing line produced in the Philippines in the founder’s small family-run factory made with deadstock fabric.

DAZEY LA – [$$] hand-drawn, made to order clothing that empowers women. SAVE 10% with code: GREENERGIRL10.

ECONSCIOUS – [$] affordable basics made with organic cotton, recycled materials, and hemp. Factories are vetted for safe and clean working conditions. They are a part of 1% For The Planet. Available on amazon.

ECO VIBE – [$$] based in Portland, this brand focuses on natural materials at an affordable rate. The packaging is made with 100% recycled content and the company even runs on renewable energy. They donate 1% For The Planet.

EILEEN FISHER – [$$$$] transparency at it’s finest, this brand has classic pieces made form organic, responsibly sourced fibers and natural dyes (or undyed).

ENCIRCLED – [$$$$] a certified B corp out of Toronto, Canada, this brand makes pieces from modal, tencel and bamboo alongside natural dyes.

EVERLANE – [$ – $$$] “radical transparency” is their mantra. Although they could step up their game when it comes to eco materials, they are making waves in safe, fair labor and transparent pricing.

FAHERTY – [$$$$] influenced by surfing, the brand’s clothing is beach lifestyle inspired. The casual clothing is made using eco materials and the company makes sure to develop personal relationships with their manufacturers.

FRANC  – [$ – $$] an ethical Canadian clothing brand that makes affordable basics using fabric sourced from a supplier that undergoes rigorous vetting to ensure safe, fair working conditions. Products are shipped in 100% recyclable material.

FREE LABEL  – [$$$] a Canadian brand that creates clothing from organic and locally milled fabrics in Toronto. Every garment is cut and sewn in Canada. The packaging (& marketing material) is made from recycled materials.

GROCERIES APPAREL – [$ – $$]  clothing manufactured in their own LA, CA factory. Materials include organic cotton, hemp, eucalyptus, recycled plastic, and vegetable dyes.

JUNGMAVEN  – [$$]  their casual clothing is made from hemp and organic cotton blends. HEMP 2020, is a campaign launched in 2010 to raise awareness around the positive environmental impacts of hemp farming.

KESTAN – [$ – $$] creates effortless, classic pieces. The label started incorporating organic cotton into their clothing line. They are committed to sustainable-working practices meaning fair wages and safe, clean working environments.

KEEP IT WILD – [$ – $$] committed to ethical manufacturing, nearly 100% of their fun graphic attire is manufactured in WRAP certified facilities. All of their screen printing and embroidery is done in their home state of Arizona.

KNOWN SUPPLY – [$] (parent company of Krochet Kids) a movement and a platform for social good.  Their focus is connecting customers with the person who made their apparel.

KROCHET KIDS – [$ – $$] a social enterprise and lifestyle brand working to empower marginalized populations in impoverished communities around the world. Each garment is signed by its maker. SAVE 20% with code GREENERGIRL.

KOW TOW CLOTHING – [$$$$] the fair trade, GOTS approved clothing brand creates minimalist, effortless pieces out of eco trims. Their merino wool is ZQ certified and the packaging is FSC-certified.

LA CAUSA  – [$$$$] in Spanish, La Causa means “The Cause.” Their garments are redefining basics, blending romantic silhouettes with a contemporary bohemian twist. Made in California, under ethical conditions.

LOVE JUSTLY – [$ – $$] discounted ethical fashion from artisans around the world. When you buy through Love Justly you’re not only supporting companies that help people around the world, you’re also supporting Legacy Collective.

MARIE HELL  – [$$$$] a minimalistic clothing brand that creates USA made (NYC) edgy-classics meant to last. They support the slow fashion movement with ethical manufacturing and the use of natural fabrics that are biodegradable.

MATE THE LABEL  – [$$$ – $$$$] a Los Angeles based clothing brand that creates elevated essentials and vintage inspired graphics that embody the California-cool lifestyle. They choose to partner with factories within a five mile radius of their headquarters where they produce their clothing in small batches.

MATTER PRINTS – [$$$ – $$$$] creates seasonal classics and embraces slow fashion. The design to product cycle is 6 months in each of their products.

PACT APPAREL – [$ – $$] an affordable basics brand that creates fair trade comfy clothing with GOTS cotton. Available on amazon.

PEOPLE TREE – [$$ – $$$] sells handmade pieces by artisans around the world, making fair trade clothing fashionable. Products are made out of natural materials including organic cotton and wool. The label gives back to artisan’s communities.

PRANA – [$$ – $$$] creates versatile, stylish clothing to inspire healthy, active, free-spirited living. The sustainable materials include organic cotton, recycled materials, responsible down, and the company is fair trade certified. Available on amazon.

POPPY AND PIMA – [$$ – $$$$] a fun, colorful brand committed to using natural materials and partnering with artisans from Peru. The company is focused on giving women and men a way to earn a fair income in safe working conditions.

RAVEN + LILY – [$$$ – $$$$] a 100% woman made fashion label that sources local, natural and recycled materials for their handmade clothing. They are members of the Fair Trade Federation and give back to micro-loan programs that support female entrepreneurs in East Africa. They also have a partnership with Wildlife Works that offsets their carbon footprint.

REFORMATION – [$$ – $$$$] a female founded company creating clothing with sustainable practices including recycling & composting, using wind power energy, and eco-friendly and pro-social technologies and practices in the factories.

RECOVER – [$] a line of clothing consisting of 100% recycled t-shirts, hoodies, polos and performance wear. SAVE $8 by following think link.

SIIZU – [$$] on a mission to make ethical, eco fashion affordable. You can visit their factories on their website. 10% is donated to plant trees.

SUDARA GOODS – [$$] a certified B corp working to provide women in India hope and opportunity through living-wage jobs, skills training, and education. Known for their Punjammies. Available on amazon.

SYMBOLOGY – [$$$] out to make fair trade sexy by merging artisanal fabric techniques with fashion forward designs.

SYNERGY ORGANIC CLOTHING – [$ – $$] clothing made of GOTS certified cotton and recycled poly alongside low impact dyes. Garments are sewn by a well-trained man or woman that tells a story of skill, craftsmanship, and care.

TAMGA DESIGNS – [$$ – $$$] think gorgeous, flowing dresses and floral, dainty accessories made of organic cotton, lenzing modal, tencel and low impact dyes. They believe in transparency, you can even visit each factory on their website.

TEES FOR BEES – [$] 10% of profits (or more) go to Bee City to support bee conservancy. The shirts are made of organic cotton. SAVE 10% with code GREENER20.

TEN TREE – [$ – $$] a certified B corp that plants a tree for every purchase. They create graphic Tees and outerwear made out of coconut buttons, hemp, cork trims, modal, and many other eco materials.

THREADS FOR THOUGHT – [$ – $$] a lifestyle brand that is produced responsibly and supports sustainableinitiatives like the International Committee’s New Roots Program.

THRED UP – [$] the largest consignment & thrift store.

TOAD & CO – [$$] clothing made withsustainable fibers and/or fabrics that have met earth-friendly bluesign® or STANDARD100 by OEKO-TEX® certifications.

TONLE – [$-$$$$] – one of the world’s first zero-waste fashion brands, making clothing and accessories from waste cast aside from larger manufacturers.

TRADLANDS – [$$ – $$$$] menswear-inspired staples for women with a relentless emphasis on fit, details, and quality. Each new product is developed slowly and sustainably.

UNITED BY BLUE – [$ – $$] for every product sold one pound of trash is removed from our world’s oceans and waterways. The company is a certified B corp that uses recycled polyester, organic cotton, and wool to make their clothing.

VETTA CAPSULE – [$ – $$] their woven clothing is made in a family run factory in NYC. The fabric is either deadstock  or eco materials like Tercel. Poly bags, tissuepaper, and inserts are made from 100% recycled materials, and the boxes are made from 90% recycled and 10% FSC-certified materials.

RETAILERS

ARTISAN & FOX – [$$ – $$$] a social enterprise empowering artisans in developing regions, by connecting them to mindful consumers.

POSHMARK – [$ – $$$] a digital marketplace where people from the United States can buy and sell new or pre-loved clothing, shoes, and accessories

TEN THOUSAND VILLAGES – [$ – $$$] every purchase improves the lives of makers by supporting their craft and providing a fair, stable income. Shop fashion, home goods, and more!

THRED UP – [$] the largest consignment & thrift store.

THE LITTLE MARKET – [$ – $$] a non-profit online fair trade shop founded by Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvaria where customers can purchase beautiful products handmade by artisans around the world.

 

Lounge + Active Wear

BAMBOO UNDERWEAR – [$ – $$] offers premium under garments made from natural bamboo fibers. The fiber adjusts to temperature variation for extra comfort, and is breathable, soft and has antibacterial properties. They are involved in all stages of the production process including making regular visits to their factories over seas to ensure fair, happy working conditions.

BOODY ECO WEAR – [$] easy on the skin, superbly soft, and highly breathable, their basics are made of bamboo viscose. Available on amazon.

GIRLFRIEND COLLECTIVE – [$$] active wear made from post consumer recycled bottles (and other recycled material) using OEKO-certified safe dyes.

GREEN APPLE ACTIVE – [$ – $$] their active wear is made only of natural raw materials such as organically grown bamboo and Certified Organic Cotton. All of their factories are WRAP certified and approved for fair labor conditions. Available on amazon.

PACT APPAREL – [$ – $$] an affordable basics brand that creates fair trade comfy clothing with GOTS cotton. Available on amazon.

PUBLIC MYTH – [$ – $$] fresh premium active lifestyle wear, with attitude. Pushing the envelope of fitness apparel with fashion-forward edgy design concepts using bamboo material.

STAVA – [$$] athletic wear made from organic cotton, recycled polyester, and other eco materials. They believe in giving back and make sure a portion of all proceeds are invested back into local communities & agricultural programs. Available on amazon.

LINGERIE/UNDER GARMENTS

AZURA BAY – [$ – $$$] a curated collection of luxurious and socially conscious lingerie, swim, and loungewear brands.

BOODY ECO WEAR – [$] easy on the skin, superbly soft, and highly breathable, their basics are made of bamboo viscose. Available on amazon.

PACT APPAREL – [$ – $$] an affordable basics brand that creates fair trade comfy clothing with GOTS cotton. Available on amazon.

MAKE IT GOOD – [$] a line of organic cotton, American made basics for women that have printed details from their own small factory in Portland, OR.

MIGHTY GOOD UNDIES – [$] the Australian brand only uses certified fairtrade and organic cotton, and transparent and ethical supply chains, for their range of underwear.

SHE THINX – [$$] period-proof underwear made of organic cotton. They donate their underwear to their partners including schools, after school programs, and non-profit organizations.

SVALA – [$]  beautiful, functional pieces that are a made of vegan leather, cork and recycled materials.

WAMA UNDERWEAR – [$] creates underwear made of hemp fabric because it is naturally anti-bacterial, anti-microbial with anti-odor properties.

DENIM

CITIZENS OF HUMANITY – [$$$$] a California based brand focused on reducing water consumption. They use laser technology to add abrasions to their denim, which also reduces their gas consumption.

EVERLANE DENIM – [$$] the denim is “made at the world’s cleanest denim factory” with 98% recycled water, 85% air-dried jeans, and bricks made from denim byproducts.

DSTLD – [$$] (pronounced “distilled”) affordable premium denim made of many eco-friendly materials, and when possible, natural dyes and softening techniques. The company carefully screen their suppliers, laundries, and factories.

MADEWELL DENIM BAR – [$$ – $$$] if you are vegan, this brand is not for you. They use  organic, non-GMO, chemical-free cotton and dyed sustainably using fibers that come from shrimp shells.

MONKEE GENES – [$$$] an organic jeans brand from Derbyshire, England. *world wide shipping*

NUDIE JEANS – [$$$$] creates 100% organic cotton denim that offers a free repair-service. They are committed to social responsibility and transparent production.

RE/DONE – [$$$$] vintage levi’s with a twist. Old levis are collected and given new life, each pair is truly unique.

REFORMATION DENIM – [$$$] denim created from surplus and repurposed material. Reformation is a female founded company that uses eco practices including recycling & composting, wind power energy, and eco-friendly and pro-social technologies and practices in their factories.

WARP + WEFT – [$ – $$$] a family-owned company with an eco-friendly mill that is one of  the world’s largest textile manufacturers. They create eco-friendly, affordable high quality denim. Only 10 gallons of water is used for a single pair of jeans (compared to 1500 gallons), and they recycle and treat 98% of the water they do use with cutting-edge dry Ozone technology — alternate to chemical bleach.

SWIMWEAR

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SHOES

AHIMSA – [$$$a vegan brand that prioritizes love. They started their own factory that remains the only 100% vegan shoe factory in the world.

ALICE WHITTLES – [$$] favors transparency, ethical manufacturing practices and worker empowerment. They create boots made of responsibly sourced natural rubber from local rainforests in Sri Lanka.

ALLBIRDS – [$ – $$] “the world’s most comfortable shoes” made naturally. The certified B corp uses humanely and responsibly sourced merino wool, sugar, and tree fiber along with castor bean oil and recycled bottles. They also ship their shoes in their reimagined shoe packaging that uses 90% post-consumer recycled cardboard.

BAABUK – [$$$] the certified B corp uses 100% natural wool from healthy happy sheep. Their workers in Nepal receive higher than average salaries and have safe working conditions. Available on amazon.

BEYOND SKIN – [$$$]  handmade chic footwear made in Spain. Materials include 100% recycled PET plastics, post consumer cardboard, natural latex, & recycled rubber resin. 1% of profits go to grass-root environmental and social projects.

FEEL GOODZ – [$ – $$] footwear made from the highest quality natural rubber around. They are dedicated to using conscious materials crafted by artisans and cooperatives all around the globe. Available on amazon.

INKKAS – [$$ –  $$$] shoes are handmade in Latin America using authentic textiles from Peru, Guatemala, and Mexico. They are part of the One Shoe One Tree project, and is in partnership with Trees For The Future to help reforest the world.

NAE’S VEGAN SHOES – [$$$a Portuguese vegan footwear brand that uses cork, pineapple, recycled materials such as airbags, PET – plastic bottles, and synthetic ecological microfibers to make their footwear.

OLLI – [$] affordable, premium natural rubber flip flops tapped from Sri Lanka. They are a proud member of the Fair Rubber Association. Available on amazon.

ROMA BOOTS – [$$ – $$$] specializes in rainboots. The company gives back by donating a pair of boots to a child in need. The boots are vegan and made of natural rubber. Available on amazon.

ROTHY’S – [$$$$]  flats, loafers, sneakers made from plastic water bottles with 3D knit technology.

SUSI STUDIO – [$$$] Los Angeles-based vegan footwear company that uses canvas, denim, hemp, and faux leather produced from recycled plastic bottles to make their footwear.

TOMS (VEGAN COLLECTION) – [$ – $$] “one for one,” for every pair of shoes purchased, they help someone in need. Available on amazon.

THE HOBE (VEGAN COLLECTION) – [$$$$] timeless, vegan footwear made of fine Italian material.

THE PEOPLES MOVEMENT – [$$] the San Fransisco brand creates causal joggers. Up-cycled plastic bags cleaned from Bali meets natural materials.

VEERAH – [$$$$] a mission-driven luxury shoe company founded for women. The materials for their luxurious heels include apple peels and post-consumer PET bottle fabric.

VEJA (VEGAN COLLECTION) – [$$ – $$$] tennis shoes made with eco materials including organic cotton and wild rubber sourced responsibly from the Amazonias.

WILL’S VEGAN SHOES – [$$ – $$$london based vegan shoe company. The vegan leather used is created with bio oil sourced from organic cereal crops grown in Northern Europe. Materials meet Oeko Tex 100 and REACH regulations.

YATAY – [$$$$] the Italian brand makes their shoes out of recycled materials, organic cotton, and water based glue. Even their boxes are made out of 5 recycled plastic bottles. They are members of One Tree Planted and vegan approved.

Z SHOES – [$$ – $$$$] a Cali shoe company that buys its materials at a fair wage from the communities of Peru’s Amazon. They return $5 of each purchase back to developing the infrastructure of the communities. The shoes are made of organic cotton and ethically sourced rubber for the soles.

 

ACCESSORIES

JEWELRY

PEARLS FOR PUPS– [$] a mother-daughter non-profit that sells pearl and crystal stud earrings. They  partner with organizations to help them fulfill their missions, from providing veterinary care to finding forever homes for abandoned dogs, all with a focus on ending pet homelessness.

PURPOSE JEWELRY – [$ – $$]  is beautifully crafted by young women rescued from human trafficking. With every purchase you are providing freedom, dignity and hope for these amazing artisans.

STARFISH PROJECT – [$ – $$] with a mission to restore hope to exploited women in Asia, they sell a number of different jewelry pieces made by various artisans.

STOCKHOLM ROSE DESIGNS – [$$]  an independent fine jewellery brand based in Stockholm, Sweden. Pieces are made with premium recycled metals wherever possible, with each design inspired by Nordic nature.

THE GIVING KEYS – [$ – $$] every product you purchase supports job creation for people transitioning out of homelessness.

VALLEY ROSE STUDIO – [$$$$] fine jewelry made with ethical materials like conflict free gemstones and recycled metals.

HANDBAGS

BEMBIEN – [$$$$] a line of woven basket bags made on the isles of Bali. Each bag is hand crafted by women artisans.

BLOOM & GIVE – [$ – $$$] creates a variety of accessories from scarves to bags using age old techniques. 10% of sales are donated to support educations programs for girls in India.

EBATOTES – [$$ – $$$$] vegan leather handcrafted bags with a waterproof lining made from recycled plastic.

MATT & NAT – [$ – $$$$] the vegan Canadian brand creates handbags, small vegan leather goods, and other accessories made of recycled materials, vegan leather, cork, rubber.

SVALA – [$]  beautiful, functional pieces that are a made of vegan leather, cork and recycled materials.

TERRA THREAD – [$] this GOTS certified, fair trade certified company makes a variety of bags using organic cotton.

THE TOTE PROJECT – [$] has a mission  to end slavery through giving back, ethical manufacturing, and spreading awareness. They donate 10% of their gross profits to Two Wings to help survivors of human trafficking. Their bags are made of 100% organic cotton canvas.

SCARVES & PONCHOS

BLOOM & GIVE – [$ – $$$] creates a variety of accessories from scarves to bags using age old techniques. 10% of sales are donated to support educations programs for girls in India.

KINDRED BELLE – [$] donates 100% of profits to wild life conservancy. They make scarves and leggings in factories that pay their employees a fair wage. SAVE 10% with code THEGREENERGIRL.

OTHER

LAKESHORE DRY GOODS – [$] a small business out of Petoskey Michigan creating GOTS certified cotton Tshirt towels in fun, colorful prints (a damage free alternative to terry cloth towels). READ my how-to/blog post.

PELA CASE – [$] phone cases made of Flaxstic®, which is comprised of GDH-B1 compostable bioplastic elastomer and flax straw materials. They also partner with organizations like the Save The Waves Coalition.  SAVE 20% by following this LINK.

 

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