24 Eco-Friendly Clothing Brands That Are Stylish And Helping To Save The Planet
Rid yourself of fast fashion and check out these sustainable brands instead.
2. Style Saint
Eco Cred: Style Saint prides itself on using 99% less water than and paying 2000% higher wages than the industry standard. In fact, each item on their shop lists the amount of ethical labor, yards of fabric, and the total amount of water saved for every single item.
4. Amour Vert
Eco Cred: If you speak French, you already know that the brand's name means "Green Love." Their cotton is certified organic, their linen comes chemical-free, their polyester is recycled, and they work with Tencel and Modal from eucalyptus and beech trees, respectively.
5. G Star Raw
Eco Cred: G Star Raw is committed to creating products with minimal environmental impact through their use of ethically sustainable materials. When Pharrell Williams signed on in 2015 to work with the brand, they launched Raw for the Oceans, a line of jeans made from the ocean plastic.
10. People Tree
Eco Cred: People Tree has been in the sustainable fashion business for over 25 years and pioneered the first integrated supply chain for organic cotton from farm to final product. They are fair trade, promote natural and organic cotton farming, and avoid using chemicals in their products.
11. LA Relaxed
Eco Cred: Reformation is ultra-aware of the impact fashion has on our planet, along with global warming. They even have their own way of tracking their environmental footprint called the RefScale that adds the pounds of carbon dioxide emitted and gallons of water used with the pounds of waste we generate.
Eco Cred: NYC-based Kordal's mission is to "create garments in an ethical manner by paying our workers a fair wage, designing garments that are not trend focused, and using natural fibers when possible." One of those natural fibers happens to be alpaca hair, as it's perfect for knitting.
Eco Cred: This Toronto-based company makes 100% of its offerings in Canada. They use sustainably-sourced blends of Bamboo, Modal, MicroModal and Tencel, and many of their clothes are multi-purposed, like the green cardigan above that can be worn 8 different ways.