As the eco-friendly fashion market continues to grow, more and more labels are designing clothing with the perfect mix of killer style and feel good sustainability. And while there are varying degrees of “eco,” any brand that takes the time to consider the world around us is a brand that we can fully get behind. From dresses to accessories, see why shopping has never felt so guilt free—these clothes make us feel good inside and out.
Who They Are: Born out of the desire to create beautifully made and thoughtfully designed staples for women, Svilu offers a minimalistic approach to style that rejects fast-fashion trends.
What They’re Doing: Environmentally sensitive fabrics and practices are utilized whenever possible, and the brand continues to research ways to reduce their impact while maintaining the integrity of designs.
Favorite Pieces: Crepe Knot Dress, Paisley Rose Print Long Pants
Price: $$ – $$$
2. Freedom of Animals
Who They Are: Marrying form, function, style, and affordability, Freedom of Animals handbags are made with high quality materials to create sleek, versatile, and sophisticated pieces that are an eco-friendly choice in the luxury accessories market.
What They’re Doing: While each Freedom of Animals bag looks and feels as soft as leather, the brand has found a more sustainable fabric to take its place (utilizing years of research). Their process strictly follows EPA guidelines to ensure an eco-friendly product.
Favorite Pieces: Boromo Circle Bag, Nikki Reed X Freedom of Animals Mini Bucket Bag
Price: $$ – $$$
3. H&M Conscious Collection
Who They Are: One of our favorite fast-fashion brands has created a sustainable line in the hopes of creating a “better fashion future” for all.
What They’re Doing: Through the responsible use of natural resources, best practice recycling efforts, and smart climate decision making (such as washing at lower temperatures and choosing efficient lighting or renewable energy), H&M is creating wearable fashion for the conscious consumer.
Favorite Peices: Girlfriend Jeans, V-Neck Blouse
4. Amour Vert
Who They Are: Amour Vert means “green love” in French, and this contemporary line offers ethical, sustainable, and affordable products to conscious fashion girls worldwide.
What They’re Doing: Specially engineered textiles and blended fabrics are crafted to be soft, flattering, and long lasting. A zero-waste philosophy guides everything the brand does and creates.
Favorite Pieces: June in Paisley, Kristy in Blue Stripe
Price: $$ – $$$
5. Carrie Parry
Who They Are: A stunning mix of feminine, timeless pieces designed with a commitment to responsible sources and practices.
What They’re Doing: From creating total transparency around the story behind the clothing, to U.S. made production and consumption, this brand takes both ethical and sustainable manufacturing to heart.
Favorite Pieces: Silk Short Sleeve T-Shirt, Cotton Classic Button Up
6. People Tree
Who They Are: For more than twenty years, People Tree has partnered with Fair Trade artisans and farmers in the developing world to produce ethical and eco-friendly collections.
What They’re Doing: People Tree developed the first integrated supply chain for organic cotton from farm to final product, becoming the first organization anywhere to achieve GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard).
Favorite Pieces: Alba Trousers, Gita Sweatshirt
Price: $ – $$