The Best Handmade Clothing Brands - Ethical + Sustainable
Handmade clothing brands are outliers for their love of slow fashion and appreciation for ancient handcrafted techniques. The brands on this list have turned to expert artisans from around the world to bring their passion and vision to life. Find embroidered dresses, handmade shoes, and woven bags, all crafted in the most sustainable and ethical ways.

Producing in small batches or made-to-order is a common theme with these handmade clothing brands. She Made Me is one such brand specializing in handmade dresses, made in Bali and crocheted over two weeks.

Many handmade clothing brands on this list nurture ancient hand-block printing and dying techniques and hand-embroidery in India. Find brands like Tiare Hawaii, pictured, making handmade dresses that are incredibly feminine with a undeniable personal touch.

Several South American swimwear brands employ mothers in remote communities to craft handmade swimwear in their homes. This is in part to the huge success of Colombian brand Agua Bendita who was one of the first to pioneer the program.
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BRANDS

AAKS

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AAKS

AAKS

Ghana
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AAKS handcrafts its colorful raffia handbags in Ghana. Each bag has a unique artisan touch, innovatively woven in colors inspired by the seasons.

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Agua Bendita

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Agua Bendita

Agua Bendita

Colombia
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Agua Bendita is the brand's main line of feminine luxury swimwear. The label's dresses and swimsuits are all handcrafted by talented women who work from home in Antioquia, Colombia.

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Alexandre de Paris

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Alexandre de Paris

Alexandre de Paris

France
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Alexandre de Paris makes luxury hair accessories exquisitely handcrafted in France. Its hair clips and bows are iconic pieces.

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Alix of Bohemia

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Alix of Bohemia

Alix of Bohemia

USA
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Alix of Bohemia is the love affair of designer Alix Verley-Pietrafesa, a self-confessed gypsy-tailor who sources rich, exotic textiles from her travels to handcraft stunning bohemian blazers.

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Ancient Greek Sandals

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Ancient Greek Sandals

Ancient Greek Sandals

Greece
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Ancient Greek Sandals is an authentic footwear label out of Greece. Skilled local artisans employ age-old handmade techniques to bring us modern sandals inspired by ancient Greek mythology.

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Antik Batik

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Antik Batik

Antik Batik

France
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Antik Batik is a French brand embracing the Indonesian Batik dyeing technique and exquisite Indian embroidery. Find rich patterned textiles and a vintage aesthetic.

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Arizona Love

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Arizona Love

Arizona Love

France
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Arizona Love makes of-the-moment handmade sandals using colorful vintage and recycled bandana fabric. Trendy and functional for hot climates.

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Artesano

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Artesano

Artesano

Ecuador
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Artesano works with Ecuadorian artisans to craft genuine Panama hats in stunning colors with a modern sensibility.

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Aurate

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Aurate

Aurate

USA
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New York-based Aurate designs fine jewelry with a modern spin. Find high-quality, sustainable pieces at accessible prices.

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Aviator Nation

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Aviator Nation

Aviator Nation

USA
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Aviator Nation designs surfer-style casual gear inspired by the '70s. Handmade locally in Southern California, the clothes are carefully distressed to create a perfectly imperfect product.

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Banjanan

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Banjanan

Banjanan

India
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Banjanan makes feminine print dresses using traditional artisanal printing and embroidery techniques in Jaipur, India.

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Beek

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Beek

Beek

USA
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Beek is an all-leather sandal label crafted by artisans in Mexico using soft vegetable-tanned leather. The brand's sandals have molded arch supports for comfort.

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