Full transparency about protecting the welfare of workers rights throughout the supply chain is the most important attribute of an ethical fashion brand. But it takes more than just saying it. To ensure it happens, brands that manufacture off-shore use independent organizations like Sedex or WRAP (Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production) to monitor and inspect its factories. Cariuma is an ethical and sustainable sneaker brand that uses WRAP to ensure its socially responsible status.
Many sustainable and ethical fashion brands ensure workers welfare by manufacturing locally and in their own factories. CQY is an ethical jeans brand for women that exclusively manufactures in Los Angeles factories. And LIVE THE PROCESS is an ethical activewear brand that manufactures in the USA.
Eleven Six, pictured, is one of many ethical fashion brands that collaborates with ethical co-operatives to give a fair wage to artisans in poor, isolated communities. PACT's organic cotton basics are notable for being Fair Trade Certified.
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Mochi is a fashion brand with the tagline 'The Art of Embroidery'. The label excels at vibrant ethnic embroidered pieces that pay homage to different cultures around the world.
Oliver Cabell makes handmade sneakers from soft Italian calfskin leather with honest pricing. The brand is transparent about its costs and what goes into making its accessible luxury footwear.
Cleobella is a vintage-inspired label that makes bags from wooden beads, woven rattan, and leather and womenswear with a boho aesthetic.
M.Gemi create handcrafted Italian leather shoes for women and men. It helps to keep Italian craftsmanship alive by using family-owned artisan workshops around the country.
Girlfriend Collective make sustainable activewear from recycled materials. The range is size-inclusive and uses simple block colors for versatility.
ASCENO is all about timeless designs made for many years of multiple uses. Made from 100% natural fibers such as organic linen and silks.
DL1961 make denim clothing from ethically sourced, premium cotton. The brand practices conscious, sustainable practices in its own Pakistani mill to minimize water usage.
Nisolo is a Certified B-Corp label designing ethical and sustainable leather footwear for women and men. Find simple, minimalist styles that pair with everything.
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Explore this list of ethical and sustainable clothing brands who work closely with ethically-run factories and manufacture in environmentally responsible ways.