Women's Ethical Clothing
Want beautiful clothes that are made ethically
and are kind to animals + the environment?
Here's a growing collection of some of our favourite vegan friendly, fair, eco and sustainably minded labels. The majority of the brands here have full vegan ranges, and some (like Kowtow) have lots of vegan options.
Why not choose to make the world a kinder place each time we shop? ♡
- Armed Angels: German-based, fair trade fashion label. Uses organic + recycled textiles. Great for affordable, everyday clothing. // Blog feature here.
- Bestowed: made in Australia with GOTS certified organic cotton.
- Bon Label: everyday luxe basics, made in Australia from GOTS certified organic cotton.
- Dorsu: made in-house in Cambodia from recycled clothing remnants, helping fund local community projects. Garments are hand-signed by their makers. // Blog feature here.
- Groceries Apparel: sustainable fashion made with organic + recycled "ingredients". All made in Los Angeles.
- JAN 'N JUNE: Hamburg based eco label, carrying many beautiful vegan pieces // Blog feature here.
- Kuyichi: jeans + other clothing made from organic cotton & recycled polyester. Fair Wear foundation certified.
- MUD Jeans: this dutch denim brand is awesome. Not only are their clothes made with organic cotton, but they work on a circular model, so if you no longer wear your MUD jeans, you can send them back to be upcycled. They're PETA approved vegan (as they don't use leather tags) and you can even rent their jeans! I have a sweater made from upcycled jeans from this brand, and I love it!
- Olaf Design Studio: Brisbane based label where everything is designed and made under one roof, using fabrics that are friendly to animals and the environment. Makers of "simple, classic staple pieces that never go out of style" they "discourage the pervasive view of clothing as disposable".
- Ora: a Melbourne-based ethical clothing label advocating for ethical and sustainable fashion and women’s empowerment globally. Clothing is designed in Melbourne, and handmade in India. This label is extremely transparent about their supply chain, and want you to know the story behind your garments.
- Kowtow: minimalist, fair trade clothing made from seed to garment, using organic cotton. Not all their range is vegan - some has wool - but the majority is animal friendly. // Blog feature here.
- The Great Beyond: organic bamboo clothing label, run by Aussie-based vegans, made ethically in China) // see our review.
- Thought (formerly Braintree): sustainably focussed label, using natural, organic & recycled materials. Has a range of hemp products that are actually beautiful!
- Vesta Studio: seriously beautiful and glamorous designs, all made from innovative sustainable + vegan-friendly materials. Cut + sewn in California in small batches.
For Special Occasions
- Alabama Chanin: high-end, seed-to-shelf ethical clothing, made in the USA from organic cotton + repurposed materials. Has a bridal collection, as well as fashion apparel + homewares.
- Orgotton: Our co-editor Henrietta has their long infinity dress and adores it. Its long bodice straps can be twisted and tied in a number of creative ways, to create a seemingly infinite amount of looks. (Making it the perfect evening dress!) Orgotton's clothing is handmade with sustainable materials in Philadelphia // See our feature on their dress you can wear infinite ways here + use code FKQ20 for 20% off.
- Reformation: one of our absolute favourite labels! The brand is sassy, very sustainably minded, and the clothes are DIVINE! Most of their pieces are made in Los Angeles.
- Style Saint: also made in Los Angeles, this beautiful and bold label puts ethical transparency at the forefront of everything it does. Note, this label does have a selection of silk garments, but there are many vegan-friendly pieces too.
- Vaute Couture: 100% vegan + eco + made in NYC. This label specialises in vegan coats, but now also has a range of gowns, swimwear and everyday clothing.
- Vesta Studio: easy to wear designs, made from innovative sustainable + vegan-friendly materials. Cut + sewn in California in small batches.
Active, Lounge & Swimwear
- Bhumi: makers of fairtrade + organic cotton basics, yoga & activewear, as well as bedding and bath linens. Everything we've got from Bhumi always feels amazingly soft and comfortable.
- Elle Evans: swim + active wear made in Melbourne, using recycled ocean waste. We love that this label is super transparent about each step in its production process.
- Protea: yoga wear handmade ethically in Melbourne by a local artist. // use FKQ95 for $30 off.
- Salt Gypsey: surf and active swimwear made from recycled materials, based in Byron Bay, Australia.
- Vege Threads: eco range of basics, yoga & swimwear, made in Australia from organic + recycled materials.
- Wolven Threads: spiritual-vibes yoga and swimwear made from recycled plastic bottles.
Cosy Coats & Jackets
- HoodLamb: started in the early 90's, this brand are on a mission to create a fashion revolution in outerwear using cruelty-free and eco materials (such as hemp, organic cotton and recycled polyester).
- Kowtow: passionate about ethical and sustainable fashion, Kowtow use certified organic and Fair Trade cotton, and allow you to trace the story behind your clothes from seed to garment.
- Pelush New York: high-end, designer faux-fur coats that are seriously glamorous.
- Vaute: a label dedicated to vegan and environmentally conscious fashion. Their coats are made in NYC using recycled and organic materials.
Ethical Online Fashion Stores
- Bead & Reel: U.S. based online store, with a really great blog too. They host an annual Fair Trade Fashion Show in Los Angeles.
- Loveco: physical store in Berlin + online store
- The V Spot: Australian based
- Velvety: Australian based. Specialise in unique, sustainable & affordable vegan fashion. (Use our code FKQ15 for 15% off).
- Well Made Clothes: Australian based
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Keeping Things Transparent:
Some of these links above are affiliate links, which means we receive a small commission if you decide to support the brand. (Bloggers have bills too!)
Using these links won't cost you anymore, and we'll never recommend a brand to you that we don't love ourselves. As always, we are keen to support small businesses with ethics & great products, who are providing fabulous vegan options.