We have gathered 10 e-commerce eco-friendly clothing boutiques you can shop at with a clean conscience instead of going to Fashion Week.
New York Fashion week is just wrapping up presenting Spring 15′ collections with fashionistas jet-setting (physically or mentally) to London, Milan and Paris next to feast on runway shows but we are staying grounded.
We have rounded up 10 eco-friendly online boutiques that will have you not only looking stylish from head to toe, but also give you a clean conscience about the clothes you have on your back.
Zady’s vision is to combat the fast-fashion craze by providing a platform for only those companies that care about timeless style and solid construction. The company has partnered with the non-profit social enterprise The Bootstrap Project so that with every purchase made, an artisan launching a micro-business in the developing world will be provided with the crucial funds they need to grow their business and revive their traditions.
Maiyet is pioneering a new luxury by creating a fashion brand that celebrates rare artisanal skills from unexpected places. The company sources highly specialized and refined craftwork from artisans in off-the-beaten path places around the world, from Nairobi, Kenya and Ahmedabad, India, to the mountains of Peru.
Reformation “makes killer clothes that do not kill the environment.”The garments are designed and manufactured in the same building in L.A. from three different types of materials: new bad ass sustainable materials, repurposed vintage clothing and rescued dead stock fabric from fashion houses that over-ordered.
Kaight is a carefully edited boutique in Brooklyn that stocks independent designers that meet the following criteria: local production, organic textiles, reclaimed materials, fair-trade or zero waste.
Indigenous offers premium fair trade and organic clothing that honors both the people and the planet. The company uses only the finest natural and organic fibers in their clothing such as organic cotton, Alpaca, Merino Wool, silk and Tencel. Their low-impact dyeing programs aim to eliminate harmful chemicals and waste and their environmental policies are intended to protect customers, workers, families, communities, and the local and global ecosystem.
Shift offers products from clothing to accessories and body care that are made from eco-friendly, organic and green materials. It is geared towards women who consciously want to enjoy purchasing quality garments and having a connection to what they wear.
Beklina is a mom and two daughters team that tightly curates strong thinkers and artists in the fashion world, emphasizing USA made, and well crafted heirloom wares with sustainable ideals.
Mr. Larkin creates clothing with a focus on ethics, origin and craft by spotlighting local production as much as possible and telling the story of each garment’s journey. Each design step is approached with kindness; considering the planet and those on it with every piece made and inspired from natural dyes and Japanese textiles, the construction, craft and nostalgia of fashion’s past to approach.
Modavanti offers carefully-curated stylish sustainable fashion from top designers. It has established a unique badge system that makes it clear to customers how and why the item they are buying is eco-friendly and ethically sourced. Customers can search for products according to its eight-badge sustainability criteria: made in USA, organic, vegan, recycled/repurposed, energy efficient, handmade, fair trade and eco-conscious.
Helpsy curates apparel and products that are design-forward and ethical. The company was founded on the belief that cutting-edge fashion can have an impact 100%of the time. For that purpose, it guides people to make more ethical purchasing decisions with their garments without sacrificing style or beauty by looking at qualities such as recycled, local production, cruelty free and eco-conscious materials.
Lead image from Reformation