7 Ethical Fashion Brands You Need in Your Closet Now

Do you want to look good and do good? These days, it's not enough to just buy clothes that fit our style, we also want to know the story behind them. Are they made from sustainable materials, are the workers paid fairly, and are they produced in safe working conditions? The good news is that there is a growing number of ethical fashion brands that you can support and feel good about.

Here, we introduce you to 7 remarkable ethical fashion brands that you should add to your closet and help make the fashion industry more sustainable. From natural fabrics to fair labor practices, each of these brands will help you shop with a clear conscience. So if you're looking for ways to make your wardrobe more sustainable, read on!


1. JOYN 

JOYN is on a mission to transform the livelihoods of low-income communities in India and, with their innovative approach, they're making impactful changes. Combining traditional craft with dignified employment, they craft stunning handbags, wallets, and textiles for the home. 


2. Blue Planet Eco-Eyewear

Blue Planet is a leading manufacturer of premium eco-friendly sunglasses and eyewear made from recycled plastic, handmade using sustainable manufacturing practices, and combining fashion and function.


3. Pact

Good fashion with a purpose: that's the mission of Pact fair trade brand. With the goal to make great clothes with respect for people and the planet, Pact is creating an alternative to the fast-fashion industry. Pact works with fair trade cooperatives in India and Peru, paying fair wages and providing safe working conditions to their production teams.



It's never been easier to join the sustainable fashion movement thanks to the innovative and ethically-minded brand, ABLE. This company's mission is to create beautiful, original products and use their business as a force for good – and it's quickly becoming the go-to choice for fashion-forward individuals looking to make sustainable wardrobe choices.


5. Whimsy + Row

This fashion label merges affordable prices and effortless elegance, while also focusing on sustainability with ethical and eco-friendly practices. Add to that the unique, modern designs from Whimsy + Row and you've got a one-stop-shop for eco-friendly fashion. 


6. Outerknown

In an era where fast-fashion threatens the planet, this company has made it their mission to create and promote eco-friendly fashion. From reducing their carbon emissions to using recycled materials in their production, Outerknown is leading the way in sustainable fashion and inspiring other companies to follow suit. 


7. Made Trade

 Founded in 2014, this Portland-based, family-owned company has a commitment to working with highly skilled artisans, makers and designers that remains unwavering. As a result, they've earned a reputation for providing customers with stunning, one-of-a-kind pieces made with thoughtful attention to the materials and details that make them special.


By choosing brands like the ones listed in this post, you can help support the ethical fashion movement. Shopping ethically doesn’t have to be difficult, and it’s worth the effort to make conscious choices when it comes to your clothing. Happy shopping!

This guide was put together by Redemption Market, a social impact boutique based in Phoenix, Arizona. Come visit us!