A-Z Sustainable Womenswear Brands

Updated: 4 days ago


Here you will find a list of brands who are implementing more ethical/sustainable business practices. It is important to remember that not all of these brands are perfect. Ethical fashion is still niche and finding sustainable options can, therefore, be a challenge. While we should keep pushing for improvements in the industry beyond shopping ethically, it is also important to support brands that are trying to disrupt the industry from within.


Luxury:


Agaati | Ethically Made Silk Gowns

Allora | Ethically Made Coats and Capes

Awaveawake | Beautiful Plant Dyed Silks

Bethany Williams | Tackling Social Change Through Fashion

Edun| Inspired by African Culture

Eileen Fisher |Timeless Essentials

Hood Lamb | Luxury Coats Made From Hemp

Kamperett |Casual and Effortless Styles

Kepler | A Meaningful and Mindful Approach to Womenswear

Laura Strambi | Futuristic Metallic Vegan Leather

Nadaam | Ethically-Sourced Mongolian Cashmere

Mara Hoffman | Wardrobe Essentials Manufactured with Care

Raeburn | Innovative and Responsible Fashion Design

Sevali | Upcycled Couture

Stella McCartney | Modern Vegan Leather Bags

Varana | Luxury Indian Cotton and Silk

Vaute Couture | Vegan Coats & Sweaters

Zilver | Contemporary Pret-a-Porter with a Futuristic Edge


Handmade:


Ace and Jig | Artisan Woven Fabrics Made in India

Buna Studios | Handcrafted Flowing Dresses

Cangiari | Italian Ethical Fashion

Dress Folk | Hand-Crafted Indian Fashion

Lucy and Yak | Handmade Dungarees

Matter Prints |Heritage Prints Reinterpreted

Monro and Turtle | Ethically Made Vietnamese Dao Kimonos

Ora | Khadi Forming Loose Silhouettes

Sukka Citta | Hand-Crafted Silk Dresses and Shawls

Zero-Waste Daniel | Crafting Unisex Apparel from Waste


High End:


Amour Vert | Classic Staples

Bead & Reel | Modern Thoughtful Fashion

Beaumont Organic | Contemporary Garments

Birdsong | Feminist Fashion Made by Refugees

Bozena Jankowsa | London Tailoring Made From Vintage Fabrics

Cat Turner | Vintage-Style Dresses Ethically Made in London

Deploy London | Functional and Sustainable Work Wear

Emerson Fry | Beautiful but Functional

Esby Apparel | Everyday Essentials

Flax London | Irish Linen Manufactured in London

Good Karma | Sustainable Geometric Shapes

Hackwith Design House | Made in Minnesota

House of Khadi | Hand-Woven Cotton Shirts

Kowtow | Certified Organic Basics

Maggie Marilyn | Flamboyant Feminine Essentials

Noumenon | Cruelty-Free Timeless Pieces

Oramai | Boho-Chic Made Ethically

Poetique Paris | French Cruelty-Free Fashion

Rakha | Organic Button-Down Blouses and More

Reformation |Sustainable Vintage Inspired Clothing

Shalia | Bloc-Printed Dresses Made in India

Siizu | Vibrant Pieces Made From Various Sustainable Fibres

Thinking MU | Sustainable Brand for Non-Conformists

Valle & Vik | Scandinavian Silks

Yan Yan | Creative Chinese Knitwear

Zady | Elegant & Ethical Essentials



Mid-Level:


Ararose | Committed to Empowering Women

Everlane | Modern Ethically Made Garments

Holi Boli | Ethical Women’s Clothing from Rural India

Jan N' June | Minimalistic & Sustainable

Know The Origin | Transparently Made Clothing

Kimba | Illustrated Fairtrade Cotton

Mayamiko | Ethically Produced Textiles from Malawi

People Tree | Fairtrade Fashion

Ten Tree | Eco-Friendly Loungewear

Tonlé | Zero-Waste Fashion

TAMGA Designs | Vibrant and Eco Boho Dresses

Vildnis | Eco-Friendly Fashion

We Are Thought | Bamboo & Hemp Clothing

Wrad Living | Name Says it All


Activewear:


Adrenna | Sustainable and Customisable Sportswear

Girlfriend Collective | Lux Activewear in Vibrant Shades

Naja | Helps Educate and Employ Women

Patagonia | Pioneers in Sustainable Fabrics

Threads 4 Thought | Lifestyle Ethical Fashion Brand

United By Blue | Sustainable Outdoor Apparel


Basics:


Azura Bay | Eco-Friendly Loungewear

Base Range |Simple Wearable Garments

Beat Back Co. | Colourful Tees and Sweatshirts

Cloth and Co | Elegant Staples Made by Artisans

Loskey | Organic Fairtrade T-Shirts

Organic Crew | Organic Basics Made in Melbourne

PANGAIA| Bio-based, Recycled Fibres and Materials Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles

Vege Threads |Breton Stripes and Autumnal Shades

Wildlife Works | Carbon Neutral Basics


Denim:


Hiut Denim |High-Quality Denim Made in Wales

Mud Jeans |Sustainable and Fairtrade Certified Denim

Nobody Denim | Hand Customised Ethically Made Denim

RE/DONE |Vintage Denim 'Re-Done'

Two Timer Denim | Pre-Loved Denim


Shoes:


Beyond Skin | Fashionable Vegan Leather Footwear

Birkenstock | Sustainable Sandals

Bourgeois Boheme | Vegan Leather Footwear

By Blanch | Feminine Vegan Leather Shoes

Coclico | Artisan Footwear

De Castro Moda | Indian Embroidered Mules

Etiko |Organic Fairtrade Sneakers

Minuit Sur Terre | Cruelty-Free French Footwear Brand

Nae Vegan | Vegan Fashion Footwear

Nemanti | Italian Crafted Cruelty-Free Footwear

Nisolo | Artisan Leather Shoes Made in Peru

Nomadic State of Mind | Sandals Made from Rope

NR Rapisardi |Velvet & Jewelled Cruelty-Free Shoes

Po-Zu | Organic Cotton & Chromium Free Leather Shoes

Sydney Brown | Cruelty-Free Shoes Made with Innovative Materials

Veja | Range of Vegan Sneakers


Accessories:


Age of Reason | Elaborate Fashion Scarfs

Ahimsa Collective | Pinatex and Recycled Paper Bags

Angela Roi | Cruelty Free Luxury Handbags

Artesano | Artisan Hats Made in Equador

Aubry Watches | Vegan Watches with Changeable Straps

Baume Watches | Lux Watches Incorporating Sustainable Materials

Bottle Top | Up-Cycled Bottle Tops/ Zero Deforestation Leather Bags

Brother Vellies | Hand-Crated Shoes and Bags from Africa

Charlie Feist |Cruelty Free Backpacks

Cityzen by Azin | Scarves With a Social Purpose

Distyled | Collection of Leather Alternative Bags

Elvis and Kresse | Luxury Accessories Made From Reclaimed Materials

Hemper | Hemp Bagpacks Made in Nepal

JW PEI | Luxury Vegan Handbags Made From Recycled Plastic

Karen Walker | Vintage Inspired Sunglasses

Maniwala | Pineapple Leather Bags and Accessories

Matt and Nat | Vegan Leather Bags with Recycled Linings

O My Bag | Eco Conscious Leather Bags

Samara | Vegan Bags in Pastel Shades

Sep Jordan | Accessories Showcasing Middle-Eastern Craftsmanship

Tea & Tequila | Vibrant Mexican Embroidered Bags

Time IV Change | Eco-Suede and Pinatex Watches

Votch | Cotton Microfibre & Vegan Leather Watches

Yosuzi | Artisan Hats & Bags Made in Venezuela


Jewellery:


Article 22 | Jewellery Handcrafted from Vietnam War Shrapnel

Boodi |Recycled Gold and Silver

Eden and Elie | Modern Aesthetics with Handcrafted Heritage Techniques

Edge of Ember | Luxury Timeless Jewellery

Little by Little | Transparently Made Jewellery

Nisolo | Elegant Artisan Crafted Jewellery

Purpose Jewellery |Handcrafted Jewellery Empowering Women

Raw Copenhagen | Ethically Sourced Gem Stones

Sacet | Recycled Metals and Lab-Grown Diamonds

Siizu | Classic Sustainable Pieces

Soko | Artisan Jewellery Made in Kenya

Sophie Lis | Starry Jewellery Designed to Last a Lifetime

SVNR | Found, Re-used, Up-cycled and Natural Materials


Lingerie/Nightwear:


AmaElla | Organic Cotton Lingerie

Bam Bamboo | Bamboo Underwear

Base Range | Sustainable Essentials

Hara | Naturally Dyed Bamboo Underwear

Jollies | Stripy Tinned Socks Supporting Homeless Shelters

Knickey | Organic Cotton Granny Panties

Lara Intimates | Reclaimed Eco-Fabrics

Miss Crofton | Frillies Ethically Made in London

Naja | Ethically Produced Underwear

Nico | Underwear Made Transparently

Noctu | Organic Cotton Nightwear

The Nude Label | Organic Bra's, Briefs & Bodysuits

Organic Basics |GOTS Certified European Produced Organic Cotton

Pansy | Made With Organic U.S Cotton

Patagonia | Men's & Women's Sustainable Socks & Briefs

Pico | Comfortable Cotton Basics

Skin. | Luxurious Organic Pima Cotton

Stand 4 Socks | Bamboo Socks With a Purpose

Sweedish Stockings |Recyled Nylon Tights & Socks

The Under Label | Light-Weight Jersey Classics

Wear Pact |Men's Women's and Kid's Organic Socks & Briefs

We Are Thought | Organic Bamboo Underwear for Men and Women

The White Briefs | Organic Pima Cotton Briefs

YOU Underwear | Fairtrade Organic Cotton Underwear

Woron | Ökotex Certified Dyed Underwear


Swimwear:


Auria | Swimwear Made from Recycled Fishing Nets

Casa Raki | Sustainable Resortwear

Davy J | Athleisure Swimwear Made From Regenerated Nylon

Galamaar | Timeless Swimwear Made from Ocean Waste

Hunza G | Quality Knit Swimwear Made in the U.K

Maari Porto Cervo | Eco Lux Swimwear

Vege Threads | Classic Shapes


Multi-Brand Retailers:


The Acey | Collection of Conscious Brands

Antibad | Contemporary Ethical Fashion Brands

Belinka | Thoughtfully Curated Fashion

Ethica | Ethical & Sustainable Labels

Gather and See | Online Sustainable Shopping

Kaight | Eco Fashion Boutique

Paro Store | Good Design that's Good for the World

Sanchos | Affordable Ethical Fashion

The Good Apparel | Curation of Transparent Brands

Uhuru | Platform Supporting Luxury Ethical Brands

Unicorn Goods | Showcasing Vegan Brands

Well Made Clothes | Australian Sustainable Fashion Platfom


Ethical Fashion Boutiques (London):


The Keep | London

69b Boutique | London


Notable Vintage/Charity Shops:


Nordic Poetry | Vintage Luxury London

Pop Boutique | Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, London

Rokit | London

Traid | London

We Are Cow | Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham & Sheffield


Let me know if I've missed any of your favourites out x


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