Garments For Good: 18 Best Sustainable Clothing Brands

Garments For Good: 18 Best Sustainable Clothing Brands

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Summary: So you've decided to be more ethical and sustainable? If you're struggling to find sustainable solutions for your clothing brand, look no further. These ethical brands are making garments for good and are anything but boring. 

The world needs to get behind the green fashion movement now, more than ever. Consumers are aware of it, and brands know it. Consumers often find navigating through the noise of greenwashing brands feels like being in a minefield. That's why they value transparent and ethical brands.

We've rounded up the 18 best eco-friendly, ethical, and sustainable clothing brands that are doing good for the environment and the people. Take notes on how to be a sustainable brand that truly does good for the environment. 

1. Pact Clothing

Earth's favorite, as they call themselves, Pact, creates certified organic clothing. They are known for their high-quality styles and affordable prices. If you are looking for soft & comfortable basics, Pact is where to shop. 

Why we love them:

  • Organic
  • GOTS Certified
  • Fairtrade
organic clothing

2. Everlane

Everlane is known for being one of the biggest advocates for fair trade and transparency. They believe in allowing consumers of fashion to understand exactly how the products they purchase have been made. 

Why we love them:

  • Transparency
  • Certified recycled fibers
  • Budget-friendly

3. Reformation

We are not kidding when we say ethical fashion doesn't have to be boring. Well-adored by fashionistas, Reformation is committed to creating sustainable clothing with the most flattering fits and trending patterns. 

Why we love them:

  • 100% carbon neutral
  • Support clean water & energy
  • Uber-chic styles
clean water & energy

4. Patagonia

Outdoor clothing brand Patagonia, runs with a philosophy of doing no harm and uses organic cotton and recycled polyester to make their products. It is the go-to sustainable clothing brand for anyone who loves the great outdoors and being out in the sun. 

Why we love them:

  • Fairtrade practices
  • Footprint chronicle & transparency
  • Recycled materials

5. Swiminista

Swiminista is a brand made for beach babies. The brand prioritizes the environment while also serving stunning swimwear in the most flattering fits. Made in Los Angeles, they have committed to reducing the brand's carbon footprint with recycled and ethically sourced materials.

Why we love them:

  • Recycled materials
  • Plastic-free packaging
  • Luxe designs

6. Tentree

Tentree uses an "earth-first" approach. The brand sources eco-friendly materials, such as recycled polyester, hemp, organic cotton, and Tencel. Tentree is the benchmark for sustainable basics and loungewear.

Why we love them:

  • Plant trees with every purchase
  • Eco-friendly materials
  • Ethical manufacturing practices

7. Carve Designs

Known for its budget-friendly conscious clothing, Carve doesn't sacrifice quality or aesthetics. With sustainable and biodegradable materials, the brand creates effortless and stylish clothes for fashion lovers.

Why we love them:

  • Eco-friendly
  • Biodegradable
  • Plant Based Packaging

8. Eileen Fisher

A longtime trailblazer in sustainable fashion, Eileen Fisher, strives to evolve their practices continually. From adopting a circular design method to working with new manufacturing technologies to promoting size inclusivity, this brand is loved by conscious shoppers. 

Why we love them:

  • Size Inclusivity
  • Circular Design
  • High-Quality
Eileen Fisher

9. Kotn

The ultra-soft basics from Kotn are made with Egyptian cotton and will add luxury to one's daily wardrobe. Kotn creates garments in a safe and fair environment and is even helping suppliers switch to organic. 

Why we love them:

  • Egyptian cotton
  • Certified B Corp
  • Fair labor

10. Quince

Designed to be affordable and ethical, Quince offers Mulberry silk tops, cashmere cardigans, and sustainably sourced leather bags under its sustainability standard. They use virgin plastic-free packaging and aim to shift to fully compostable packaging. 

Why we love them:

  • BCSI-certified ethical production
  • Virgin Plastic Free
  • Fashion Forward

11. Sézane

Born in Paris, Sézane advocates sustainable production that benefits people and the environment. The brand focuses on zero-waste production and philanthropic endeavors. 

Why we love them:

  • Versatile designs
  • Fair Labour Standards
  • Philanthropic Initiatives

12. ADAY

Using eco-friendly fabrics, ADAY designs breathable and seasonless workwear. The brand's factories are solar-powered; they use recycled materials and recycle the water used.

Why we love them: 

  • Minimalist workwear
  • Recycling Programs
  • Responsible production
eco-friendly fabrics

13. Summersalt

Tavelwear brand, Summersalt, offers swimwear, athleisure, and loungewear. Their designs are responsibly made with sustainably certified factories and recycled and cruelty-free materials.

Why we love them:

  • Recycled Fabrics
  • Recycled Packaging
  • WRAP-accredited factories

14. Boden

With over 30 years of existence, Boden has shown it's committed to responsible sourcing, fair Trade, and ethical practices. Boden designs are known for their stunning whimsical patterns and silhouettes and are described as the responsibly made styles that dreams are made of. This is what customers look for in brands.

Why we love them:

  • Fair trade production
  • BCI certified cotton
  • Ethical supply chain

15. Made Trade

Made Trade is a woman-owned and family-run multi-brand website. They vet every fashion brand for equity, sustainability, and transparency—making it easy for conscious shoppers.

Why we love them:

  • Fairtrade practices
  • Woman-owned
  • Inclusive sizing

16. MATE The Label

With natural and non-toxic materials, MATE the Label designs loungewear using low-impact dyes. The climate-neutral brand uses eco-friendly packaging and gives back to the planet with environmental causes. 

eco-friendly packaging

Why we love them:

  • Climate-neutral certified
  • Organic materials
  • Gives back to the planet

17. Fair Indigo

With longevity at its core, Fair Indigo is committed to creating clothes that will last over five years. Fair Indigo clothing uses organic Pima cotton homegrown and harvested by hand. 

Why we love them:

  • Organic Materials
  • Safe Dyes
  • Fair Wages

18. Girlfriend Collective

Girlfriend Collective is a size-inclusive brand that makes sustainable athletic wear more accessible. Using recycled plastic bottles, the brand creates sleek and comfortable styles. 

Why we love them:

  • Recycled Activewear
  • Inclusive Sizing
  • Circular & take-back initiatives

Keeping in mind the climate change crisis and customers wanting to be more intentional in their buying decisions — taking steps to be a sustainable & ethical brand is a must. Here's to a green & fashionable future! 

Key Takeaways

Sustainable Fashion
  • Consumers now understand the impact they are creating and are looking for brands that match their values. Giving consumers the lifestyle they aspire for, is crucial.
  • Sustainable fashion is more than one aspect. Brands should strive to become more sustainable with small steps that reduce their footprint. 

Fashinza is an AI-driven platform that connects fashion brands and designers with manufacturers. To learn more about sustainable fashion & supply chain management, read our blog.

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