Where to shop eco & ethical fashion

Where to shop eco & ethical fashion

The most common question I get about sustainable and ethical fashion is, “Where can I shop?”

Here’s my go-to list of eco and ethical retailers and brands, which will be continually updated as I find more brands I love.

(S) = sustainable, (E) = ethical, (V) = vintage/secondhand, (H) = independent artisan/handmade, (POC) = person/people-of-color-owned, (W) = woman-owned

Retailers:

  • ASOS Eco Edit (S) – sustainably made, trendy street style items
  • Etsy (V/H) – handmade and vintage items from independent small shops
  • Garmentory (S/E/V/H) | discount: get $20 off your first purchase – shop indie designer goods from local boutiques all across the country, all on one online platform! it’s a little too addicting. 
  • Preservation (S/E/V) – vintage and new clothes with a retro vibe

Apparel:

  • ABLE (E) – ethically made leather goods, apparel, and denim
  • American Apparel (E) – ethically made basics
  • Amour Vert (S/E) – feminine, timeless classics and beautiful prints; a tree is planted for every purchase of a tee
  • Eileen Fisher (S/E/W) – one of the OGs of sustainable fashion! great for feminine classics in natural fibers and neutrals
  • Everlane (E) | review – all about “radical transparency” and modern updates on classic silhouettes 
  • Grana (S/E) | Mongolian cashmere review | discount: get 10% off your first purchase– high quality materials at reasonable prices
  • Lacausa (S/E) – think “desert getaway”; flowy, effortless pieces ethically made in Los Angeles
  • Mara Hoffman (S/E/W) – high fashion pieces in bold prints and simple yet dramatic shapes; love that they feature WOC models!
  • Reformation (S/E/W) – ultra-feminine pieces that will turn heads
  • Siizu (S/E) – basics to live in
  • Synergy Organic Clothing (S/E) | Ibiza dress and tee review – organic cotton basics and athletic wear
  • Uniform (E) | bomber jacket review – ethically made in Africa; a school uniform is donated with every purchase
  • Vetta Capsule (S/E) – capsule collections designed to be worn multiple ways

Athletic wear:

  • ADAY (S/E) – stylish yet functional clothes designed for everyday and athletic wear
  • Girlfriend Collective (S/E/POC/W) | review | discount: 10% off with code ‘cat’ – athletic wear made from recycled water bottles; literally the comfiest leggings ever; love that they feature WOC models!
  • Outdoor Voices (S/E/W)minimalist activewear in stunning seasonal hues; sure to turn heads during your workout!

Intimates and swim:

  • allSisters (S/E) – modern, sexy twist on classic swimwear
  • Azura Bay (S/E/W) – sustainable and ethical lingerie and swimwear retailer
  • Mara Hoffman (S/E/W) – fun but wearable prints and colors
  • Naja (S/E/POC/W) – collection ranges from fun prints to sexy lingerie 
  • Proclaim (S/E/POC/W) review | discount: $15 off with code ‘CAT15’ – made from recycled water bottles; redefining the color “nude” with inclusivity at their heart

Shoes:

Jewelry:

  • 31 Bits (E/H/W) – pretty jewelry, home goods, and straw bags made by artisans in Bali
  • Automic Gold (S/E/H/W) review – fine jewelry made from 14k solid, reclaimed gold; inclusive & LGBTQ-owned!
  • Baleen (S/E/H/W) – zero-waste statement jewelry; based in Seattle
  • Jewel Posse (S/E/H/POC/W) | review – statement jewelry made from concrete and marble; Black-owned!
  • Machete (S/E/H/W) – beautiful eco-friendly tortoise acetate jewelry
  • Rock Salt Vintage (S/E/H/W) – gorgeous minimal designs from recycled metals
  • Soko (S/E/POC/W) – artisan-made jewelry
  • Wasted Effort (S/E/H/W) – creative, colorful, and handmade pieces

 

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, which means that I may make a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. I’ve only included retailers and brands that I have shopped from, or would shop from, myself, and meet my standards for ethical and sustainable practices (learn more about what “ethical” and “sustainable” mean here).

Know a cool sustainable and ethical brand that’s not on here? Let me know!