Updated: Jun 3, 2020
Despite being a bit burdensome on your wallet, Amour Vert has snazzy business-casual, casual, and fancy apparel.
97% of products made in California (local means less CO2)
For every tee bought they plant a tree
All sustainable fabrics (which means means no plastics like polyester and nylon)
Made in limited quantities to avoid waste, unlike large fast fashion corporations.
A women’s fashion brand selling stylish, casual, and fancy apparel.
Uses sustainable materials
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BATOKO: “We’re Rubbish. Literally.” Batoko is a small independent swimwear brand based on the North West coast of England.
Swimwear made out of 100% recycled plastic
Never over produced
Ethical manufacturing- they require certifications from the 2 suppliers they work with
Works with the Marine Conservation Society, Surfers Against Sewage, Action for Dolphins, Mossy Earth, and The Ocean Project.
For every lobster swimsuit bought, a lobster is reared and released back into the ocean
Involved with reforestation projects
Workspace is vegan and fueled by renewable energy
Minimal, compostable or recycled packaging
Looking for simple, chic, casual, or business-casual shoes? Look no further!
Shoes made out of recycled plastic water bottles
Shoes are vegan and made out of sustainable materials
Vegan, biodegradable, and post-consumer recycled packaging
Allbirds makes simple, athletic, and comfy looking shoes/sneakers.
Shoe laces made out of 100% recycled plastic water bottles
Sustainable materials: uses fibers such as wool, wood, and even sugar!
Use 60% less energy compared to typical synthetic shoes
90% recycled cardboard packaging
Your new sustainable alternative to Converse!
Made out of 100% recycled plastic water bottles
Looking for a sustainable alternative to Stan Smith, Adidas, or Nike sneakers? Veja is quickly gaining popularity!
They have vegan shoes→ leather is not made out of the typical plastic alternative but of 50% corn waste and polyurethane
They have B-mesh shoes (100% recycled water bottles/3 bottles per pair), J-mesh (jute, recycled cotton and PET), and fish leather
Y’all know Patagonia
A casual clothing brand and TREAD, their sustainable shoe/sneaker brand.
94.2% recycled plastic sole
Gold Certified Tannery (47% less electricity, 62% less water, 46% less CO2)
100% recycled plastic bottled laces and linings
"...[FROM] FAST FASHION INTO ETHICAL FASHION," Pact sells casual clothing and focuses on being a “guilt free” fashion brand.
Uses organic cotton, zero harmful chemicals, and processes that use significantly less water than conventional cotton.
They offer ways to recycle and reuse their old clothing
Fair Trade Factory Certified
“Kuyichi was named after the Peruvian God of the rainbow, who brings colour and positivity to society. We’re here to do the same in the fashion industry: we want to create a system that makes life fun and enjoyable for everyone in the chain.” (denim brand)
100% cotton, 100% pesticide, insecticide, and chemical fertilizer free
Collaborates with local farmers to fight against pollution and poverty
Treat and pay their workers fairly
Girlfriend Collective is a sustainable athletics brand alternative to Dick’s Sporting Goods, Nike, or Lululemon.
Their leggings and athletic wear are made out of recycled plastic water bottles
You can also recycled their clothing through ReGirlfriend once you are finished with them
They have sizes from XXS-6XL
Athleta is a B Corp stylish athletic wear company.
Uses 60% sustainable materials: organic cotton, Tencel, and recycled polyester, nylon, and primaloft eco insulation are from plastic water bottles.
70% of waste diverted from landfills
Empowered 3212 women through Fair Trade and Gap’s P.A.C.E. program.
A simple yet stylish casual clothing brand which emphasizes traceability throughout their production from the first till the final stages.
All stages of production for their clothing is in Egypt (less traveling during production = less CO2)
All organic cotton
Works directly with 620 smallholder cotton farms
LUCY AND YAK:
Lucy and Yak sells cute and chic apparel based off of ethical production of clothes and living wages for employees in Britain.
Tailors paid 4x more than state minimum wage
Solar panels on roof of factory
Safe working conditions
Come in 100% recycled bag
100% biodegradable mailing bags
In UK people paid above living wage
Health, Beauty, and Home Goods:
PACKAGE FREE SHOP:
Located on the second floor of Chelsea Market in Manhattan, their “On a Mission to Make the World Less Trashy!”
Sells sustainable health and beauty kits all package free!
LITTLE PLASTIC FOOTPRINT:
A family that moved from the UK started a business with the goal of reducing plastic waste.
Donates a minimum of 10% of all profits to charity
Plastic free health and beauty products
A small family business “selling eco friendly home products... both handmade and ethically sourced.”
Reusable, biodegradable, and compostable products
The Loop is a service aiming to reduce waste in our daily lives. You can purchase daily necessities that come in reusable and durable packaging which you then send back to clean and refill when you are finished.