Minimising the impact on the environment is at the heart of the production of these products. There are many stages in the production of clothing and accessories and these brands focus on one or more of them. At the moment, there is no official certification for this type of production.
Featured Eco-Friendly Brands
This site is more than just a celebration of pretty jewellery and accessories. Behind the brand is a complete ethos that’s as much about people as it is about products. The idea behind ella georgia is simple: we…
Kailique is a UK-based online fashion boutique featuring a selection of independent ethical fashion designers. Our current collection features California fashion brands: L.A. eco fashion brand ecoSkin Collections, San Francisco based organic clothing line juleselin Organics. Our growing "Green Collection" consists of sustainable fashion wardrobe basics, dresses, knitwear and coats made with organic cotton, hemp, tencel or bamboo materials that are manufactured to the highest environmentally friendly and fair trade standards.
A wide range of highly fashionable Womenswear made from end of line fabric, organic and recycled cotton. The brand has a close working relationship with the people who make their products.
Katherine Feiel makes custom wedding and special occasion gowns from new and vintage fabrics, reclaiming beautiful beaded silk garments, discarded wedding gowns, handmade laces or tapestries, and giving them new life. Each gown is handmade to order and…
Highly fashionable clothing for men, women and children, most of the collection is organic and Fairtrade. People Tree are pioneers of ethically sound methods of production which minimise environmental impacts. Have a look at the People Tree blog…
Credau is not just a label, it’s a style motto, with a responsible and skilful approach to product. Standing against the throwaway culture, we focus on the long-term and embrace the idea of ‘new decency’infoglobal interest in organic…
Eco Eco Ltd. was formed to take eco fashion to venues around the UK where customers could try on the clothes in comfortable and relaxing surroundings rather than having to purchase all their ethically and environmentally produced, organic…
Po-Zu means “pause” in Japanese… Pause, and reflect;
- Our Feet bear all our weight, and so deserve the ultimate rest.
- Our Planet bears all our waste, and well deserves a rest too.
Maiya launch an exciting new ethical fashion womenswear label with its debut collection for Spring/Summer 2012.
The first ready-to-wear collection focuses on tailored day and eveningwear dresses alongside a classically styled double-breasted trench coat.
Maiya use a range of organic,…
Casual eco-friendly clothing and accessories made from hemp, bamboo and organic cotton. All their t-shirts are fair trade. Find out about eco festivals and events on their website.
I'm a jewellery maker who designs and creates all of my own jewellery using natural conflict free gemstones,the pieces I make reflect my relaxed lifestyle, eclectic taste and love of all things gemstone, colour and attention to detail. A lot of my inspiration comes from traveling which has also given me the pleasure of meeting some of my stone cutters and suppliers.
We believe that every man needs a good shirt and so we founded Arthur & Henry to provide beautiful, ethical, men’s shirts.
Shirts you can wear to work, to the pub, on a date….double cuff, single cuff, plain, striped,…
Eloise Grey presents a collection of fairly traded and organic garments for women, each of which is beautifully crafted. She works with producers in the UK such as the Isle of Mull Weavers.
Outdoor clothing designed around the surfing lifestyle, to keep you warm on the coldest of days. Made using recycled materials that can in turn be recycled again; join the loop!
How would you describe your ideal client? “Someone who buys my jewellery and accessories because they fall in love with the pieces; it is only then that they discover the range is recycled and ethically made.”
Regenerate specializes in hand printed t-shirts, vests and hoodies for men and women made using organic cotton and bamboo. All the garments are produced in factories certified by the Fair Wear Foundation.
Each handbag is made using the finest eco-friendly leather which has been vegetable tanned in Europe. The tanning process is free from chrome and other heavy metals and uses vegetable substances which are harvested in a sustainable way. The end result is beautifully soft, breathable and biodegradable leather.
Apoccas is a socially aware luxury company that works in harmony with nature. Hand-woven scarf designs unite the power of colours, words and energised crystals to promote well-being. Each product is made on hand-looms using the finest natural yarns, organic where possible, and dyed with botanical extracts or eco-friendly dyestuffs to achieve the desired predominant colour theme.
I am a designer/maker of children’s clothing and accessories. My products are handcrafted to a high quality finish and are made with an environmental conscience. The designs are unique and the whole process is completed in our garden office using my own drawings and patterns.
Charlie Boots is a womenswear label selling clothing and accessories that are UK made from Organic, vintage, sustainable and organic fabrics. Our designs are limited to editions of ten.
Frugi clothing is both stylish and ethical. Kids will love the fun designs and parents will love that organic clothes wash well.
A contemporary and elegant womenswear label which demonstrate the best and most innovative organic, eco, biodegradable and recycled fabrics .
Christopher Raeburn is a British fashion designer who uses re-appropriated military fabrics sourced throughout Europe. The collections are all produced in East London.
Fantastic Vegan shoes from Freerangers. Each pair is made by hand in the UK and uses breathable uppers for foot comfort. Matching belts, bags & accessories. Free catalogue or order online.
Cisophal is a London/Belgian-based brand that upcycle fabrics that would have been discarded of otherwise. Most of the fabrics used are either vintage home deco fabrics that my grandfather sold in his shop in Brussels during the 1970s, or African Wax purchased in Senegal and London.
Specialising in day-to-night jersey, Nancy Dee creates stylish, versatile pieces inspired by retro designs and bold prints. We use only high quality natural, sustainable and organic fabrics and manufacture our pieces in factories that are dedicated to improving working conditions and paying a fair wage to their staff.
We believe Ethical Fashion should just look like Fashion. Inspired by fashion but designed to be classic, wearable and beautiful, Outsider garments can be worn and loved season after season. Good clothes do not go out of fashion.
Designed with quality and longevity in mind, Keep and Share designs garments which you will be able to share with others in the future, alternatively you can get a kit to knit your own. The Gallery is full of inspiring ‘Sharing Stories’.
A collection of t-shirt & sweatshirts, based on Annalisa Pagetti’s drawings. An imaginative world of subtly erotic women wrapped in pure and sensual nature. Decorated with embroidery and water-based prints on organic and ethically produced cotton.
We were set up in 1985 to import from rural South India with the sole aim of fair trading. We now have 5 shops, mail order and wholesale departments. We only use Fairtrade certified organic cotton and are members of the World Fair Trade Organization.
Makepeace Company is a fair trade company whose sole aim is to provide employment for the people of K.V.Kuppam with whom we have been working in partnership since 1985. We use Fairtrade certified organic cotton and are members of the World Fair Trade Organisation.
The Aravore range is made from fairly traded organic cotton and organic merino wool. Beautifully made and incredibly soft, each item has its own particular charm and identity.
Etrala is a fashion design label born in London during 2011.
It has inherent sustainable concept of Slow Fashion: limited collections designed with love, made in Europe using 100% natural fabrics and manufactured with highest quality standards, as traditionally has been made for years.
Men’s, women’s and children’s outdoor clothing suitable for walking, skiing, rock climbing and surfing. Patagonia also offers a service that tells you how much CO2, waste, energy and water are used during the manufacturing process of you clothes, through ‘The Footprint Chronicles’ as well as areas they need to improve on to increase the product’s sustainability.
Metropolitan style tops and jackets for women and men. The fabrics used are ecological, buttons on the items are made from recycled paper and the dying processes are not harmful to the environment.
We design jewellery inspired by the beauty and diversity of African beads and raw materials. Created hand in hand with talented artisans and fair trade certified workshops in Kenya, our aim is to harness traditional skills and empower communities by developing a sustainable and direct route to market.
An extensive collection of highly fashionable eco-friendly shoes, made using recycled materials and minimum glue, includes a vegan range. Winners of the Observer Ethical Fashion Award 2007 and the Drapers Ethical Footwear Retailer of the Year in 2008.
Eco friendly bags and outdoor accessories which have been designed to meet your travelling needs, whether it be a rucksack to take on the plane, or a daypack for hiking over the moors. Each bag is made using eco-friendly materials such as organic cotton and recycled polyester.
Sartoriana is a collection of ethical clothing and accessories that have a unique style. We believe that everyone should be able to make ethical buying decisions, and that these choices should not be just for the high end clothing and accessories market. Everyone should have the option to be elegant and eye catching without paying inflated prices which marginalize the ethical market. We have searched Europe wide for designers with a similar outlook toward ethical and fair trading and brought them into one collection for you.
Kayoo Jewellery is an eco-conscious jewellery company, creating stunning hand made jewellery which supports artisans in Bali. Recycled wood and silver jewellery that you can feel good about wearing. We like to think of it as “jewellery with a conscience”.
Goodone is an award-winning independent fashion label that reflects contemporary London through conscious design. We create high-end fashion-forward collections, reinventing the potential of what upcycled garments can be.
An ethical high-end label which create stunning wedding dresses and formal wear, made under fair trade conditions. Ethical materials used include wild organic and peace silks, organic and Fair Trade cotton, bamboo and recycled fabrics to create your dream gown
Leather-free bags, clothes and jewellery made from sustainable materials such as organic cotton, bamboo fibres and recycled fabrics. Have a look at the bags made from recycled ring-pulls from cans!
Ethical wedding gowns made to your specifications to give you the perfect unique wedding gown. Materials used include Organic, Fairly traded cotton, hemp and Peace silks and offer a natural dyeing service.
An online ethical fashion boutique selling Womenswear and accessories made by many different ethical brands. Select from organic, recycled, vintage and eco fibre clothing.
Choolips revamps ancient textile traditions creating alluring textiles and dresses simply on trend, playful and pretty.
Eco Kids specialise in organic baby clothes, eco friendly and fair trade funky children’s clothing, bamboo and organic cotton bedding.
Feelgoodhandbags is an ethical animal-friendly company, dedicated to bringing about an awareness of non-animal exploitative products by providing charming alternatives to leather, incorporating Eco-friendly materials and Fair-Trade products.
Antiform is a forward thinking fashion company producing womenswear from high quality upcycled materials. Antiform has a partner organisation, ReMade in Leeds, who run upcycling events, clothes swaps, recycled fashion courses and workshops.
All our clothes have been organic and Fairtrade certified.
Cocoart is based in Brighton and aims to support indigenous tribes in Brazil helping to sell their natural jewellery made with seeds, coconut, wood and other organic materials .
A limited edition capsule collection of silk pyjamas, nightwear and lounge wear. Luxurious yet simple, feminine and refined pieces handmade to exacting standards.
Hiut Denim will be the first jean company in the world to have a history tag. Each jean will have a unique number and you can upload pictures of where you went, what you did, who you did it with…. to the History Tag website. It gives out objects more meaning. It will mean we throw away less. Because it attaches the stories to the objects that we love. We want to be history makes and well as jean makers.
Knitwear clothing, accessories and homeware with a modern twist. Everything is made in the UK by hand to order. Any cotton used is Fairtrade, the alpaca wool comes from British reared organic alpacas, and the wool is spun on a waterwheel.
We believe it’s a privilege of our civilisation to dress up with Style and that it should be the responsibility of fashion designers to make style sustainable. Ethically traded, natural and organic fibre fashion since 1988.
CocoonU brings you luxury with a clear conscience. Our beautiful collections are sourced from suppliers who produce exquisite individual pieces with passion and principles. Browse our store for the softest cashmere from Outer Mongolia and hand finished Italian leather handbags.
Emesha is an eco-luxe label using experimental pattern cutting, draping and razor sharp tailoring techniques and environmentally friendly materials.
Our hemp bags that are the greatest source of pride; we passionately advocate its eco-friendly qualities and are keen to promote awareness of this under-used material.
Combining wearable style with eye-catching one off statement pieces the Think Boutique collection brings together the most exciting and fashion-forward ethical brands to appeal to fashionistas from all walks of life with a common interest in making their statement in the world a positive one
We use gorgeous fitted garments, which not only look and feel great, but are what we believe to be the best quality available. The work that goes onto our products is selected by creative professionals, leaving you with a product that has been beautifully designed, not just churned out. We want to bring change, an overhaul in the custom fashion industry in the UK, we do it our way, or no way.
Today Gossypium is a leading Fairtrade-certified organic cotton fashion brand for the whole family.
EmmieJay was started in 2009 by Mary-Jane Sweeting, based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. It was born from a personal desire to buy well-made, beautiful clothing and accessories that allowed me to reflect my individuality. I also wanted to know that instead of lining the pockets of sweat-shop bosses my money could be having a positive impact.
NV London Calcutta has a selection of beautiful bags made from canvas, leather and silk that are designed in the UK and produced in India. Workers are paid a fair wage and work in a healthy environment.
We are a unique independent fashion outfit with a simple philosophy – to design and make beautiful, timeless fashion while caring for our environment. We’ve been championing eco fibres since our humble beginnings in the mid 1990’s producing quality affordable garments, always produced ethically and with sustainability in mind.
The We Wood Watch Company was a created in Florence, Italy with the sole purpose of giving something back to the planet that we as humans had already taken, trees and more trees ! All the wood that is used by us has been carefully selected and sourced from around our planet with sustainability in mind and waches are made from reclaimed wood where appropriate. The Timing inside these master piece is from Citizens and showcases the Miyota Movement which gives the time piece even more green credentials
A couture collection of gorgeous, deliciously soft fleeces designed to make you look and feel good.
Beyond Skin is an ethical footwear label based in Brighton creating beautiful handmade ladies designer vegan shoes and vegan boots using the most environmentally friendly methods we can. Worldwide shipping.
Organic children’s wear specialist with a range of organic baby clothing which includes babygrows, babywear and it’s all fair trade.
Reflecting the wild beauty of England, Australia and Mexico, graphic natural shapes are infused with bright washes of colour. These unique prints are at the very heart of the Sara C brand. Inspired by and respectful of the environment, each garment is individually handmade in Britain using eco-friendly processes and fabrics.
Beautiful clothing for children. Created to help endangered species and protect local livelihoods. Each design comes with its own delightful story label telling fun and amazing facts about the endangered species featured.
Credau is not just a label it’s a style motto, with a responsible and skillful approach to product. We believe in integrity and longevity through quality work and recycling. Our designs explore the new possibility of casual tailoring with a dedication to fine, functional detail.
Izzy Lane is a cutting edge and unique ethical luxury brand. It is widely recognised as the leading voice of animal welfare in the fashion industry as well as being a leading voice for the British wool and British textile industry.
A stylish collection bags for men and women made without using animal products or animal by-products. Each item contains at least one recycled element, the linings are made from 21 recycled plastic bottles.
Toto knits is a collection of ethically made knitwear for babies and children. Our soft organic cotton is locally grown, spun and dyed.
Luva Huva (pronounced Lover Huva) produces beautiful, handmade clothing and lingerie using ethically sourced and sustainable fabrics wherever possible, which celebrate elegant feminine style whilst also providing a more sustainable and environmentally friendly alternative to the often wasteful fashion industry. All products are hand made in the UK.
Necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, belts and T-shirts all made by small fair trade projects based in Peru.
Rachael Hannah Handbags
British label Rachael Hannah handbags bring you a selection of glamorous, fun and stylish handbags. The label aims to create feminine pieces which can be effortlessly taken from day to evening. Each handbag is handmade in London putting real British fashion back on the map.
We stock high quality clothes and underwear for ages 0-7 years in only natural fibres, organically produced wool, cotton, alpaca and silk. Steering clear of the fickle world of children’s mass-produced ‘throwaway’ fashion, we offer you timeless designs, sustainably-produced fabrics and gorgeous eco-friendly colours. Beautiful garments, robust enough to be passed on to future siblings and then on to future generations, the heirlooms of the future.
Scottish luxury womenswear label, Henrietta Ludgate, uses structural shapes with minimalist lines in luxurious British fabrics. The designs are sophisticated with an edge.
September Rose is a British jewellery designer and was one of the first to be awarded a Fairtrade gold license. Designer Samantha’s aim is to create beautiful, sentimental and timeless pieces of jewellery inspired by nature, each with a story to tell.
The world’s first Fairtrade Trainers and Flip-Flops made using Fairtrade and Organic cotton as well as Fairly traded and FSC Certified rubber.
A stylish collection of British-made bags, scarves, belts and accessories inspired by Britain’s creative and cultural heritage, made using natural raw materials such as English vegetable tanned leather, Scottish wool tweed, solid brass and pewter.
Offset Warehouse is a social enterprise and the first UK on-line retailer to bring together all the elements needed to create ethical clothing and interiors.
By Hand offers a fabulous range of fair trade jewellery, eco-friendly bags and ethical gifts, all sourced from disadvantaged producers in Indonesia.
suneeta.co.uk specialises in creating bespoke womens clothing and accessories using vintage, recycled Asian fabrics. £10 from each item sold will go to charity. Free delivery on UK purchases.
BACA collaborates with charities to produce jewellery made from freshwater pearls. BACA’s vision is to become the number one brand for jewellery associated with sustainable production and ethical sourcing.
Bibico is an ethical clothing brand renown for its simple effortless style. Our clothes are made from quality natural materials and produced in fair trade cooperatives.
Fun and ethical children’s clothing made using fairly traded organic cotton, organic denim and fair trade alpaca wool. Watch out for the special edition ranges which currently include The Moomins and The Snowman.
We ensure that as much of our clothing as possible is organic. We also manufacture our own green clothing range locally which allows us to closely monitor the supply chain.
Genuine Vegan Shoes. NOHARM is proud to introduce an exciting range of high fashion, cruelty-free, vegan shoes and boots for the discerning and ethically responsible male consumer. All ingredients and components used to manufacture NOHARM footwear are meticulously researched to ensure the finished product conforms to Vegan Society standards.
Inspired by the delicate detail in nature, Linda is now recognised for her unique handmade jewellery with beautiful floral patterns in silver with a hint of gold. The beauty of all the collections is the keepsake and timeless quality, which is a perfect excuse to spoil a loved one with a lasting treasure.
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At Bakso we work with the most dynamic independent artists, producing t-shirts that drip with style and individuality. Our endeavours are a reaction to the bland economics of big business. We felt the frustration of a market dominated by high street retailers and believe that consumer choice shouldn’t be limited to identical shirts squeezed into racks or carelessly piled upon creaking tables.
The designers featured on this site create beautiful products and responsible companies. They’ve invested time and resources in being as planet- and people-friendly as possible. Some of the commitments they’ve made? Sourcing ecologically responsible materials, developing sustainable production processes, treating their workers well, and giving to charity.
Linda Gray and Kally Laurence are life long stitchers and recyclers. These passions have come together to create the Queenie and Ted brand of unique customised clothing. Pre-loved womens garments are upcycled using stitch, vintage fabrics, trimmings and buttons to make one-off jackets, skirts and dresses with soul!
At Crowns & Coronets we pride ourselves in producing beautiful pieces to be treasured as keepsakes and heirlooms. We hope you are delighted by our garments which have all been individually hand knitted and hand stitched by our team of experts.
A stunning ethical Womenswear collection; each item is hand embellished and made from sustainable, organic, recycled and locally produced textiles. Minna also produces a range of pretty and playful children’s clothing.
Eco fabrics sold by the metre including organic cotton, hemp, tencel, soya, silk and wool.
Husband and wife team Alicia & Van wanted to provide a pleasurable experience with the perfect combination of sustainable, ethical and compassionate fashion with great customer service, something they could not find themselves for years.
Do U Speak Green? presents its unique Organic Cotton & Bamboo Clothing collection. Designed by eminent designers & manufactured to the highest international standards. Do U Speak Green? believes in making a cleaner, greener & healthier planet earth, by supporting WWF.
Pachacuti work with local artisans in South America to create classic hats for men and women. They are committed to using locally sourced, sustainable raw materials throughout their supply chain and were the first organisation to be certified for the Sustainable Fair Trade Management System.
Alpaca is known as ‘Fibre of the Gods’ and our cashmere-soft alpaca for our garments and gifts comes only from our herd of ninety alpacas living happily in the Howardian hills of North Yorkshire.
Welcome to VELECO – The World’s First Fair Trade and eco-friendly cyclewear brand. We offer a range of ethical cyclewear including urban commuter cycling jackets made from recycled plastic, organic cotton cycling t-shirts and organic cotton cycling hoodies with urban and eco cycling inspired eco-friendly prints. You can also pick up organic retro cycling caps and musette bags.
Future:Standard provides ethical clothing and accessories. We do not compromise on style and think our values should not get in the way of looking great.
Colourful jewellery made from vegetable ivory and seed pods found in the Amazon. Working with such versatile materials mixed with silver, gold and copper ceramic beads has enabled LeJu Designs to come up with some very original Statement Jewellery.
Meleni’s designs combine freedom, comfort, glamour, sensuality, harmony and peace. All Earth Couture collections are made from organic cottons.
A stylish collection of Womenswear with a selection of men’s clothing and lifestyle products. Frank & Faith clothes are made in the UK using organic, recycled or sustainable yarns and fabrics.
Luxurious lingerie and accessories from the finest eco-friendly fabrics including organic cotton, bamboo, soya, hemp and natural silk. All workers are paid fair prices, some ranges are made in the UK.
Our idea is simple, we make one style of dress which we call Nanook! The classic A-Line design enables complete freedom to make the dress your own. Simply tell us the colours you would like and in what embellishments and we’ll source the appropriate threads, buttons and vintage fabrics to make and incorporate them… Easy!
Indigreen stands for sustainable values. Organic, fair trade and reviving Indian art.
A timeless jewellery collection made using gems and natural stones from fair trade suppliers, vintage jewellery, with metals from eco-friendly producers and recycled sources.
The vision of the brand is to create elegant, sculptural women’s wear embellished with Zanditon’s original illustrations. The silhouettes are strong, confident and geometrically cut, featuring origami inspired engineered details.
Neon Collective is a vegan boutique with an extensive selection of ethical bags and non-leather shoes featuring trainers, boots and sandals. All shoes are produced in factories where the workers are well treated.
A unique collection of sustainable knitwear, made in England using the wool from their own sheep. Make Piece will make made to measure knits for everyday use, eveningwear and weddings.
Harriet Kelsall Jewellery
Harriet Kelsall Jewellery Design is the UK’s leading bespoke jewellery design company. We are one of the first of 20 jewellers to use Fairtrade and Fairmined gold.
Only sustainable and vintage fabrics are used in the production of our Collections. The materials are locally sourced and all garments made in London, UK.
Soft organic fabrics. Beautiful prints and colours. Relaxed styles. Thoughtful details. Brought to life with passion and care by the sea in Dorset. All of our garments are made from either organic cotton or recycled plastic bottles.
A stunning collection of handmade footwear crafted from vintage fabrics. Kitty Cooper’s mission is to provide a glamorous alternative to traditional ‘eco-styled’ footwear.
A wide selection of stylish fashion clothing for all occassions including: dresses, tops, knitwear, skirts, eveningwear, coats, suits, jackets and more. Styles to suit a variety of tastes from classic to vintage and more inbetween: recycled and upcycled. This is sustainable ethical fashion at it's best.
If you're looking for something eco or ethical to wear for dress down friday, a casual weekend or holiday, you'll find it here. Tops, t-shirts, jeans, trousers from mainly fairtrade and organic cotton.
Green fashion for kids is fun and made mainly from natural fibres including organic cotton and Fairtrade cotton. From baby to early teens, there's something to make all kids happy. Bright colours, animals, fun shapes that children can wear all year round.
A treasuretrove of accessories from around the world can be found here. A vast selection of jewellery including necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings to shoes, hats, bags, handbags and scarves. Whatever your style, these items will complete any outfit.
The best color in the whole world, is the one that looks good, on you! —