With 8 billion humans and growing, it’s not only a ‘good idea’, but an absolute necessity that we become more and more cognizant of the brands we choose to support.
From swim suits to home goods, here is a roundup of 11 sustainable brands that will make you look & feel good.
Founded in 2000 by California native Amahlia Stevens, Vitamin A combines feminine design with sustainable innovation. Their bikinis are designed and produced locally in California with exceptional attention to detail, in their signature EcoLux fabric- a technically and environmentally superior luxe fabric, made from recycled nylon. SHOP HERE.
Clean up your cleaning products!
I love Branch Basics because their products are not only human safe, they are also:
plant & mineral based
free of harmful preservatives
not tested on animals
Yes, I use these in my own home and can vouch for their effectiveness! SHOP HERE.
In searching for cool ethical brands, I discovered Brazillian based contemporary brand, Osklen. They are committed to being ‘ASAP,’ or ‘As Sustainable As Possible.’ It bases itself on environmental, cultural and educational initiatives of social responsibility and assistance with the goal to promote human sustainable development mainly in Brazil, but also in other countries, through creative thinking and action.
Their brand is completely transparent from production to packaging and have a wide range of clothing for men and women as well as shoes and accessories. SHOP HERE.
Pansy is an organic cotton underwear company. Born from a need for comfy dreamy ethical undies, their organic cotton is grown and milled domestically and their underwear are designed and sewn locally.
They strive for complete transparency and are happy to answer any and every question you have about their production process. Email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. SHOP HERE.
Opia is an independent Byron Bay based clothing label producing simplistic, delicate clothing for everyday wear, inspired by a love of nature and the ocean.
They are committed to reasonless, sustainable fashion with a focus on achieving rich colourways from plant based, raw materials, and garments made in small production runs to ensure sustainable and ethically made clothing. SHOP HERE.
Their mission statement:
I was drawn to this brand because of their minimalist jewelry (which is very affordable). I love their simple silhouettes and color palette & love their support and empowerment of women even more. SHOP HERE.
Whimsy + Row
Whimsy + Row is an eco-conscious lifestyle brand founded in 2014 and based in West Los Angeles.
Birthed out of a love for quality made goods and sustainable practices, their mission is to provide ease and elegance for the modern, creative woman.
Made in limited run batches in Los Angeles, their clothing is handcrafted under ethical conditions using only locally sourced deadstock textiles and materials. SHOP HERE.
Saving the world has never looked this good
Each pair of their Compressive leggings starts with 25 recycled post-consumer water bottles.
Did you know that almost all synthetic fabrics, like polyester and nylon, are made from plastic? (It’s true.) They make theirs from materials that would otherwise clog landfills and threaten wildlife.
Their clothes are made in a SA8000 certified factory in Vietnam pays living wages, provides fair working hours and safe conditions, allows unionization, and uses no forced or child labor. They know. They go there. SHOP HERE.
Personal care, reimagined.
No synthetic fragrances
No synthetic dyes
They use 85% post-consumer waste boxes and 100% recyclable paper for their boxes and shippers. They only work with FSC-certified vendors. No virgin forest materials are ever used. SHOP HERE.
Beauty brand LOLI, or Living Organic Loving Ingredients is a Zero Waste Beauty™ brand. Never diluted or polluted, always food-grade, fair-trade, organic and ethical.
Their packaging is 100% biodegradable, made from glass, or compostable material. They also support the stopping of people trafficking and for every purchase of $75 or more we donate $1 to organizations that are making a difference. SHOP HERE.
What are your favorite sustainable brands? There are so many incredible ones popping up and I want to continue to use this platform to educate consumers on just how many options they have.
You have so much power in where you put your dollars. Choose brands who choose the earth.