Eco-Fashion Directory

While the terms cruelty-free and vegan leather reflect a spirit of social responsibility, that does not automatically mean that the materials being used are sustainable. When you come across these buzz words, you’ll have to read the item descriptions to see what the products are actually made of.

LIFESTYLE BRANDS & WEBSITES

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Asos : Eco Edit  “fashion that doesn’t cost the Earth”

B. Yellowtail  Native American Fashion

Beyond Buckskin  Native American Fashion

Brain Tree Clothing  (UK)  eco-conscious fabrics : bamboo, hemp, organic cotton, wool, vegan

Brother Vellies  Participant of the CFDA + LEXUS Fashion Initiative

Cult Gaia wearable art, eco-friendly

Della  artisan, made in Ghana

Designer Revival  recycled style

Ecoalf  (SPAIN)  upcycling the ocean by recycling debris into clothing

Eileen Fisher  organic fibers, natural dye, fair trade, made in USA

Elborne eCommerce for sustainable fashion

Everlane  radical transparency

Fair Indigo  reusable, vegan, recycled, fair-trade, organic, made in USA

Fair Trade Winds  fair-trade, artisan, living wage

Fashion Conscience  (UK)  fair-trade, cruelty-free, non-toxic, recycled

Good Cloth  handcrafted, organic, recycled, vegan, made in USA

Housing Works  recycled style, social responsibility, charitable giving

Indigenous  artisan, organic cotton, fair trade, certified B Corporation

Industry of All Nations  fair trade, artisan, sustainable fabrics

Ix Style  artisan, charitable giving, made in Guatemala

J. Okuma  handmade, Native owned and designed

Kaight  artisan, organic cotton, made in USA

Kit Lender  clothing rental, sharing economy

Krochet Kids  non-profit, fair-trade, made in Peru & Uganda

LemLem  artisan, traditional craftsmanship, made in Ethiopia & Kenya

Levi’s  water conservation, waste reduction

Maison-de-Mode  online retailer for ethical luxury

Maiyet  global artisans, handcrafted details, sustainable fabrics, cultural preservation

Mata Traders  fair-trade, handmade by artisans in India & Nepal

Mayamiko  (UK)  eco-conscious, living wage, made ethically in Malawi

Nicholas K  Participant of the CFDA + LEXUS Fashion Initiative

Noctu  GOTS & Fair-Trade Certified

Odaomo  artisan, handmade in Kenya, eco-friendly animal by-products

Pact  fair-trade, organic cotton

Patagonia  environmental activism

People Tree  (UK) organic cotton, sustainable wool, Certified Fair-Trade

PrAna  organic cotton, recycled wool & polyester, hemp, repurposed down feathers

Raven + Lily  Certified B Corporation, Certified Fair-Trade

Sasaki Yohinten   Upcycling vintage fabrics, ETSY

Shaka Surf  natural materials

Shift to Nature  (AU)  sustainable & organic textiles, fair-trade

Slum Love  handmade in Nairobi, Kenya, natural materials, living wage, charitable giving

Stela 9  (GUATEMALA) artisan, fair wage, handmade in Guatemala

Thread Harvest  (AU) Certified B Corporation, fair-trade, organic & upcycled materials

Thred Up  recycled style

Toms  charitable giving, environmentally friendly materials, social responsibility

Zero Waste Daniel  zero waste, made in NYC

WOMEN’S APPAREL

Dress by Farm Rio, Necklace by Gilded-Mane

Alabama Chanin  100% organic cotton, made in USA

Amur natural and recycled fibers

Aurora Sage eco-friendly

Ayni artisan made in Peru of natural and recycled fibers

Behno  living wage & eco-conscious

Belvele  e-commerce for the conscious consumer

Carleen  upcycle

Cuyana  artisan, made in the USA, Turkey & Italy

Delikate Rayne  vegan, cruelty-free, artisan, made in USA

Farm Rio a tree is planted for every sale

Gather & See  organic, eco-friendly, fair-trade

La Matilde  handmade in Mexico

M. Patmos  eco-conscious, made in USA

Mara Hoffman  member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Nomad by Elroy  (CA)  artisan, fair-trade, made in Canada from rare textiles

Nomads  (UK)  organic, member of British Association of Fair-Trade Shops

Patricia Michaels  cottage industry, made in USA, Native owned

Prabal Gurung  Participant of the CFDA + LEXUS Fashion Initiative

Prairie Underground  eco-friendly fibers, made in USA

Reformation  eco-conscious, living wage

Rent the Runway  luxury clothing rental, designers include Prabal Gurung & Mara Hoffman

Shop Ethica  eco-conscious, made in the USA

Silvae  vegan, handcrafted, made in the USA

Stella McCartney  (UK)  vegan, cruelty-free, social responsibility, charitable giving,

Study NY  natural fibers, plant & non-toxic dyes, ethical production, slow fashion

Svilu  Participant of the CFDA + LEXUS Fashion Initiative

Symbology  artisan, cultural preservation, living wage

Titania Inglis  organic cotton, deadstock wool, made in USA

Tome  Participant of the CFDA + LEXUS Fashion Initiative

Urban Outfitters : Urban Renewal  vintage & deadstock materials, made in USA

Wallis Evera  (CA)  hemp & other eco-friendly fibers, made in Canada

Wintervacht  (AMSTERDAM)  upcycle

Zero + Maria Cornejo  Participant of the CFDA + LEXUS Fashion Initiative

WOMEN’S BASICS, INTIMATES, ACTIVEWEAR & SLEEPWEAR

Elegantees  living wage, female empowerment, made responsibly in Nepal

Erin Snow  Participant of the CFDA + LEXUS Fashion Initiative

Naja  recycled materials, social responsibility

Organic by John Patrick  organic materials, living wage, fair-trade

Satva  organic cotton, eco-friendly

Stella McCartney for Adidas  vegan, cruelty-free, social responsibility

Wama Underwear  hemp, GOTS certified, Green America certified

30 Year T-Shirt   30 year guarantee

 MEN’S APPAREL & ACCESSORIES

Winter Headband by Gilded-Mane

Belvele  e-commerce for the conscious consumer

House of 950  artisan, made in USA

Nadira Bag  artisan, handmade in USA, ETSY

Nisolo, handmade, artisan

Olsen Haus  vegen, cruelty free

Sword and Plough, recycled materials, charitable giving, made in USA,

Veinage  (CA)  upcycle, handmade in Canada, ETSY

 WOMEN’S BAGS & ACCESSORIES

Bag by Nena & Co, Necklace by Gilded-Mane

Abury  (BERLIN) artisan, handmade, cultural preservation

Bush Princess  (KENYA) artisan, recycled metal, handmade in Kenya

Cuyana  artisan, made in the USA, Turkey & Italy

Cyclus  (COLOMBIA)  recycled materials, handmade in Bogota

Ethnotek  artisan, handmade textiles

Fleabags  artisan, made in USA and India

Hands Producing Hope  artisan, natural materials, living wage

Kayu  artisan, living wage, cottage industry

Kooreloo  artisan, handcrafted, natural materials

M. Patmos  eco-conscious, made in USA

Matt & Nat  (CA) vegan, socially responsible, sustainable & recycled materials

MZ Fairtrade  artisan, handmade

Nadira Bag  artisan, handmade in USA, ETSY

Nena & Co  artisan, handmade by artisans in Guatemala, Mexico, Kenya + Morocco

Noujica  (CA)  artisan, recycled & organic materials, made in Canada

One Love Global Imports  artisan, handmade

Queork  made of 100% cork, a naturally sustainable and eco-friendly material

Sseko  female empowerment, fair-trade, made in Uganda

Veinage  (CA)  upcycle, handmade in Canada, ETSY

Yestadt Millinery  artisan, made in New York City

WOMEN’S JEWELRY & HAIR ACCESSORIES

Ayalah B Jewelry  (ISRAEL) artisan, handmade, ETSY

by Neeko  artisan, Native owned

Dezso by Sara Beltran  Participant of the CFDA + LEXUS Fashion Initiative

Gilded Mane  artisan, upcycle, handmade in USA

Gillian Steinhardt  artisan, made in USA

Hands Producing Hope  artisan, natural materials, living wage

Hiro + Wolf  (UK)  artisan, environmental & social responsibility, made in Kenya

Joanna Cave  (UK) artisan, recycled metal

K/ller Collection  Participant of the CFDA + LEXUS Fashion Initiative

Little Sycamore  artisan, raw stones, handmade in USA, ETSY

Melissa Joy Manning  Green Certified, handmade, recycled & upcycled materials

Nettie Kent  sustainable design, recycled materials

NKD Designs  artisan, handmade in USA, ETSY

Pamela Love  artisan, made ethically and responsibly

Pauletta Brooks  artisan, handmade in USA, ETSY

Saya Designs  artisan, handmade, reclaimed wood

Tara 4779  artisan, handmade in NYC, recycled metal

Tiffany Kunz  reclaimed materials, made in LA

WWAKE  Participant of the CFDA + LEXUS Fashion Initiative

SHOES

Alepel handpainted shoes and accessories

Artemis Design Co  one-of-a-kind kilim shoes

Coclico  natural materials, social & environmental responsibility

Inkkas  artisan, fair-trade, OneShoeOneTree project

Ix Style  artisan, charitable giving, made in Guatemala

LL Designs  handmade, Native owned

Marzeri Milano  (ITALY)  artisan, vegan, cruelty free, handmade in Italy

Meher Kakalia  (UK) artisan, handmade

Moo Shoes  vegan, cruelty free

Nisolo  handmade, artisan

Ocelot Market  handmade, artisan

Oliberte  Certified Fair-Trade, Certified B Corporation, made in Africa

Olsen Haus  vegen, cruelty free

Queork  made of 100% cork, a naturally sustainable and eco-friendly material

Res Ipsa  one-of-a-kind kilim shoes

Sseko  female empowerment, fair-trade, made in Uganda

Sydney Brown  artisan, recycled & sustainable materials, cruelty free, made in LA

The Root Collective  social responsibility, made in Guatemala

Veja  (FR)  organic cotton & eco friendly materials, fair-trade, transparent

KIDS & BABY

Ix Style  artisan, charitable giving, made in Guatemala

Mustela  natural ingredients, eco-conscious

Noctu  GOTS & Fair-Trade Certified

Oliberte  Certified Fair-Trade, Certified B Corporation, made in Africa

Pact  fair-trade, organic cotton

Prairie Underground  eco-friendly fibers, made in USA

Tane Organics  organic cotton & natural fibers

Veja (FR)  organic cotton & eco friendly materials, fair-trade, transparent

HOME

Alabama Chanin  100% organic cotton, made in USA

Concept Ceramic  artisan, handmade in Bulgaria, ETSY

Hands Producing Hope  artisan, natural materials, living wage

Industry of All Nations  fair trade, artisan, sustainable fabrics

Nomad by Elroy  (CA)  artisan, fair-trade, made in Canada from rare textiles

TECH ACCESSORIES & WATCHES

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Carved  artisan, handmade, salvaged materials, made in USA

Mistura  artisan, eco conscious

Queork  made of 100% cork, a naturally sustainable and eco-friendly material

 BEAUTY, SKINCARE & FRAGRANCE

Bite Toothpaste natural ingredients, no plastic

Cold Spring Apothecary  all natural ingredients, non-toxic, small batch production

Herbaceutikals  all natural ingredients, small batches, locally grown, organic, made in USA

Honest  eco-conscious, cruelty-free, natural ingredients, non-toxic

Indie Lee  all natural ingredients

Rain Africa  organically grown, cruelty free, handmade, Certified Free Trade in Africa & Europe

MANUFACTURING

Good Clothing Company – Ethical, sustainable and small batch production for independent designers

NECESSARY VIEWING / LISTENING / READING

“The True Cost” NETFLIX

“How to Let Go of the World & Love the Things Climate Can’t Change” HBO

“Conscious Chatter” PODCAST

GREEN ORGANIZATIONS

Clean By Design

Eco Age

Ethical Fashion Forum

Fab Scrap

Fashion Revolution

Sustainable Apparel Coalition