What are Fairly Traded products?
Fairly traded clothing products have been produced ethically. This means that the workers are paid a decent wage and their working conditions are closely monitored to ensure they are fairly treated. Organisations such as the Ethical Trading Initiative in the UK promote ethical working practices for workers worldwide. There are numerous organisations working towards this and most local governments already have legislation in place for this. However, enforcing it is another matter. It is technically difficult to adapt the Fairtrade Certification model of standardized minimum pricing to crafts and other products made by small-scale artisans. These are unique, made of varied materials and have highly varied production processes and costs. However FLO is currently working with the International Fair Trade Association to see whether they could create a certification for these products in the future.
Featured Fairly Traded Brands
Mayamiko is a lifestyle fashion brand that creates limited edition, beautifully cur Womenswear and tops in hand-picked and unique fabric combinations. Mayamiko offers on-trend, beautifully designed Womenswear fusing timeless shapes and a touch of colour, perfect for the modern minimalistic, fashion-forward woman, with a playful and eclectic side. With their timeless styling, the tops offer the modern, versatile, on-trend, global woman a fashion-forward, effortlessly individual and sustainable way to bring to life any look, from vintage jeans, party heels to the office suit – pick from bold African fabrics, subtle batik cottons or eternal plains, add a touch of organza, crochet or knitted details… Whichever your favourite, whether dressing down, dressing up, going out, to work or a party, you will always stand out and make an impression. Each Tee is made sustainably in our workshops in Malawi, Eastern Africa, where we train, employ and support disadvantaged members of the communities we work in.
Fabulous clothes made by fabulous people.
A flourishing coastal fashion brand, Seasalt have been designing their fun and fashionable clothing from right by the sea in Cornwall, and it’s these surroundings which provide much of the inspiration behind many of the Seasalt designs.
Braintree are an organic clothing company using a range of eco-friendly, natural, and sustainable fabrics to create beautiful, timeless fashion, whilst caring for the environment.
Designed in London, Braintree have been creating quality 'feel good' fashion since 1995, always produced ethically and with sustainability in mind.
Visit www.braintreeclothing.com to view their thoughtful clothing collection.
The Silverstick journey started in 2010 when a love of adventure and the environment inspired them to create a collection of T-shirts for people who enjoy outdoor sports and activities.
Silverstick wanted to put the outdoors and sustainability at the foundation of their design. Buy once, wear often, love forever was epitomised by their made for life ethos. So they sourced high quality organic cotton fabric, created an active fit, flat locked every seam for greater comfort and hand printed the tees with outdoor motifs in eco-friendly inks.
Since then Silverstick has expanded their men’s and women’s ranges, continuing to develop products with an active ethos and strong connection to nature. They call them adventure goods as they are perfect for exploring the ocean, the trail and the mountains.
Whether you use a board, a bike or a camera, the outdoors is your playground. Explore more in British adventure goods made for life.
SmartGlamour is a women's clothing line of customizable fashion basics offered in sizes XXS-6X and beyond, all lovingly made in the USA. Catering to petite, plus size, tall, and every body type in between - SmartGlamour promotes self acceptance and body love by putting women in control of their clothing choices. SmartGlamour's affordable custom clothing can be ordered as a set standard size, by adding customizations a la carte, or by fully tailoring the garment to your exact measurements. The next time you need a fashion staple, you have a bad shopping experience because of your size, or you have a difficult time finding pieces that fit correctly without alterations – shop SmartGlamour instead. We are all born different – embrace that. Own your body – and dress it accordingly.
Mr.Potter is a UK-based, eco-fashion startup designing, handcrafting and hand-painting CERAMIC bow ties, braces and collars.
For those of you who haven’t come across it yet, ceramic is a totally eco-friendly material handcrafted with ancient tecniques that are handed down by generations of artisans. By using such inexplicably unexploited material we want to turn artworks into wearables, paving a new way of thinking fashion… Blending ethics, art and creativity into traditional accessories we aim to offer a valuable alternative to the sick dynamics of nowdays mass-consumption system.
All Mr.Potter creations have a story to tell and a reason to become yours, with over 50 motives and patterns our collections are inspired to everyday-life philosophies and events, and ultimately aim to encourage you to be ahead of your time and dare to be different... to reject stereotypes, advocate your uniqueness and care about the future of our planet.
i61 is an ethical clothing and accessories brand. All our products are 100% organic cotton. Men's, women's and children's collections.
We embrace the idea that words are powerful and there’s value in noble and positive expressions through our every-day wear.
We donate 10% of all profits to our Dignity Fund supporting social action projects, for example, education for the vulnerable, clothing for refugees, etc. Our vision has always been to build a fashion brand that you would be proud to be part of, where each purchase makes a difference in the world.
Be the change.
Sancho’s Dress is an Award Winning Ethical Brand recognised as a company furthering the reaches of Ethical Fashion in Africa through our cooperative in Ethiopia. In less than 1 year we have trained 7 women in Ethiopia teaching them to weave and create garments with minimal environmental and social impact. Fair Trade is about creating an accountable way of doing business, as well as providing market linkages for artisans in developing countries with conscious and willing pioneers in the developed world.
Our designs are thoughtfully crafted to create an experiential wear for the customer, with high attention paid to detail and finish. Our garments are hand crafted in cotton and sustainable materials, using traditional skills that support rural communities. We have our core Scarf for Sustainability Collection in addition to which we produce a seasonal collection.
Affordability is a key objective for our brand and we strive to ensure the population is not priced out of affording Ethical Clothing as it a crucial component to building sustainable communities for everyone.
You love your creative side, expressing yourself through style. A free spirit, a traveller at heart, you dream to escape to warmer latitudes when ever you can, can't wait for the summer to be back in the city. The summer and warm weather are synonym of light, free flowing, feminine and flattering shaped dresses that embrace your curves nicely, you want them sourced and crafted by ethical brands as well. Imagine yourself wearing the dress with a pair of wooden sandals, having fun around the city, going out for dinner al fresco with friends. Wearing a summer dress, gives you such a sense of freedom, when you feel the sunshine on your shoulders, walking outdoors and having a sense of living the Dolce Vita, with not a care in the world. What would we be without dresses to wear for the Summer?
Boho City makes finding a summer dress fun and easy, we sell summer dresses all year round. The dresses are bold, colourful, with unique prints, away from uniformity and conformity. They are perfect to pack for your holidays. You can complete your creative look with beautiful bags and jewellery. By choosing a dress at Boho City you know that you will wear a dress that not only reflects your style and personality but also your values!
Boho City is a one stop shop for gorgeous and flirty dresses, all made with love and supporting conscious fashion. It is that simple!
People Tree is a pioneer in Fair Trade and environmentally sustainable fashion. For over twenty years, People Tree has partnered with Fair Trade artisans and farmers in the developing world to produce a collection of ethical fashion for both women and men. When you wear People Tree, you look good and feel good knowing your unique garment was made with respect for people and the planet.
Gear up for Summer with 15-50% off EVERYTHING!
Nature Shop is an online retailer selling premium “inspired by nature” brands and products that are kind to your body and kind to the environment. They are a company with a conscience and are passionate about supporting brands with strong ethical and environmental values. Nature Shop is mindful of all that they do as a company and are proud to stock high quality, premium clothing and footwear brands with ethical and visible supply chains.
Nature Shop currently stock amazing brands including:
Icebreaker Merino Wool Clothing,
Patagonia Organic Cotton Clothing,
Didriksons Rain Gear, Waterproofs and Jackets,
Mons Royal Merino Wool Clothing,
SmartWool Merino Wool Socks,
Keen Outdoor Footwear,
Beyondbeanie Alpaca hats,
Rockfish Natural Rubber Wellies,
Reef Redemption Sandals and Flip Flops,
Howies Organic Cotton Tees,
Silverstick Organic Cotton Tees,
EKO - Organic Cotton and Eucalyptus Tencel Womenswear,
Snugs 100% Sheepskin handcrafted slippers.
Our Summer products are now here so check out our amazing range of clothing and footwear perfect for travel, leisure, hiking, camping, festivals & more!
We also have a huge sale on Winter stock so grab yourself a bargain!
It is our vision to sell products that are produced with environmental and social responsibility in mind and that is how we choose our brands. The impact of mass produced, low quality clothing and footwear on our precious environment and communities is immense and we hope to encourage people to be more conscious of where their products come from and the effect of their production.
We believe positive actions, no matter how big or small, towards respecting our planet and all its inhabitants, can make a difference and we hope our small actions will contribute to making our world a better place.
Designs by Bottletop are a work of art for the craftsman and consumer alike. Blending design with technique across cultures, Bottletop creates collections that celebrate true craftsmanship. A timeless ‘created by hand’ aesthetic. The creation of Bottletop products not only enhance the techniques of some of the most highly skilled artisans from around the world but our training programs enable others to join them, supporting themselves and their families in the process.
The Bottletop Foundation (100% funded by Bottletop) empowers disadvantaged young people to take control of their lives through health education and vocational training projects; in turn supporting their wider communities. We tackle sensitive issues including the prevention of HIV/AIDS, unplanned teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, gender inequality, low self-esteem and vocational skills deficits. Our vision is for all young people worldwide to be equipped with the necessary health education, transferable skills and self-confidence necessary to make healthy, informed choices and achieve their full potential.
Founded in 2005 by maverick Italian fashionista, Cristina Cisilino, Made creates stunning designer accessories that are 100% fair trade. Dramatically unique, Made’s gorgeous products are designed by influential designers as well as hot guest celebrities. (more…)
Hi, my name is Jenny Barrett and I live in Brighton with my husband and 3 children aged 9-21!
When I started my business it really was a no brainer to work ethically and sustainably. In my opinion, you can't possibly make clothes for babies and children and not care about who makes them (ie NO CHILD LABOUR) and what impact the clothing production will have on not only our world, but more importantly ... on our children's future world.
As well as organic cotton we use natural based fibres which provide lovely soft, easy-care, long-lasting alternatives to land and water guzzling cotton.
Our clothing is fun to wear and because it's well made from good quality fabrics will be handed down to younger bruvs and sisters - the ULTIMATE RECYCLE:):)
Not just natural - SUPERNATURAL!!!
Tiger Lily is an independent retailer specialising in providing a mix of ethical clothing and fashion brands, vegan leather ethical handbags and wallets, funky accessories and gifts to shoppers throughout the UK. We also stock a beautiful and contemporary range of costume, gemstone and silver jewellery. We a have two stores located in Bristol and Ludlow, Shropshire and in case you can't get to those we have a webiste through which you can order the same great quality items.
Visible Clothing is an ethical clothing company that believes in total visibility and makes what is behind the clothes visible – not the nudity, but the people, the costs and the social impact people - so that you can know that everyone is being treated fairly. We produce quality, affordable, fashionable and ethical clothes at our very own Visible Factory.
Our vision is to see a clothing sector where everyone is treated fairly.
We have multiple brands so that as many people as possible can buy fairtrade ethical clothes which match their preferred style. Our three brands are unique in style, and consistent in quality and ethics:
Visible: sold on www.visible.clothing, the current focus is smart and smart casual menswear with womenswear to follow soon!
Eternal: our newest womenswear brand available at www.visible.clothing; check out the feedback on the product pages
Eternal Creation: sold on www.eternalcreation.com as well as at numerous independant retailers; a huge range of kidswear as well as a choice of womenswear and menswear
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, patterned… Organic cotton. Fair trade cotton. Linen. Made by skilled tailors paid decently.
beyondBeanie is an up-and-coming social clothing company that makes awesome beanies and accessories. Every time you make a purchase, you are supporting the work of a talented artisan in Bolivia who proudly hand-signs her work while helping to provide meals, school supplies and school uniforms to children in need.
We believe in upcycling: the innovative process of taking everyday materials and using them to create beautiful objects. We work with designers who have taken the upcycling ethos as their guiding principle. The aim of our shop is to share their creativity with you.
We created Allriot in order to take the conversation offline and into our everyday lives, and to have a bit of a laugh along the way. We believe that humour itself is revolutionary. It plays with the rules, not by the rules. It’s the RED PILL that lifts apathy and challenges stale ideas, and now is the time to take it. It well may be that by Orwellian calendar it’s only 1982, but the clock is ticking.
Each piece is designed especially for petite women who are looking for sophisticated lingerie that fits their natural figure. I use only the best and most beautiful materials to create designs that feel luxurious and effortlessly chic. I particularly love to work with British stretch lace, delicate pleated chiffon and hand made satin bows.
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.
Based in Wales, we make men’s and women’s clothing for the sports we love – biking, running and the outdoors. We believe that making a product which lasts longer is better for the environment.
Our name is central to the way we go about our business. ‘Po-Zu’ stems from Japanese, meaning to pause, and it is our mission to provide your feet with unique respite from the frantic pace of busy lives and to halt the damage that modern footwear manufacturing often causes to people and planet.
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.
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.
Kitty Ferreira is an ethical and sustainable, elegant yet sexy, Limited Edition boutique brand. Upcycled luxury silks are hand dyed in London using natural materials such as pomegranate and onion skins, producing an exclusive print in unique colourways. Made in very small quantities, each piece varies slightly in print, giving a real exclusive and individual feel.
Hippie-Pants.com is an online store which sells handmade harem pants from Thailand. All our pants are designed locally by Thai designers and shipped to you for free wherever you happen to live in the world
Ketzali is an eco-friendly accessories company that produces handmade products using traditional Guatemalan skills. We are engaged in working hand-in-hand with local artisans who create our unique products, in order to increase their income, work environment, and living standards.
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.
A little bit Milo brings together the best independent brands that we have had so much fun discovering, while shopping for our own little one. We wanted to create a simple, really easy to use website that brings together small creative companies that share our love of ethically made, beautifully designed clothing and homeware. Most of the things we have sourced are unisex as we think it should be you who decides what your guys and girls should wear. We have made sure that everything we have chosen will stand up to everyday rough and tumble!
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 want to make a difference to people’s lives. We believe that trade, more so than aid, can make the biggest contribution to alleviating poverty.
Baffs is a new ethical t-shirt company expressing the African Spirit. Baffs comes from the Nigerian slang used to describe fashionable clothes by the young and trendy. I like your “baffs”, means I like what you are wearing. Our eco-friendly t-shirts are made from certified 100% Organic African Cotton under fair trade conditions.
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.
As business owners in the fashion industry we know the current state of play is not sustainable. It is geared for waste. We want to reverse mass production. Only making things that you actually want. Our business model embraces this and we have forged steps to ensure our production is transparent, making each piece locally and being accredited by Ethical Clothing Australia.
With a keen eye for the exquisite, KOKKU selects only the highest quality gold and silver filigree rings, earrings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets and charms. Handmade filigree jewellery straight from the ancient island of Sardinia supporting the preservation of a dying art unrivalled in its level of precision, intricacy and beauty.
JVP Melbourne clothing are all hand cut and sewn, made in Australia. Designs come in Limited quantities for public release worldwide.
Here you will find accessories, clothing and more sent directly from the best independent designers and ethical businesses in the UK. We’re very strict about which sellers and products we list ensuring that our sellers adhere to our ethical standards knowing you’ll always find something you love, without having to sacrifice style or design.
Jill Golden is a range of hand-made costume jewelry with a directional point-of-view. Comprised of pieces bold yet feminine, the line is an expression of Jill Golden’s belief that jewelry is not only the accessory that transforms an outfit, but an opportunity for a daily adventure. Each season, Jill takes inspiration from her far-flung travels, translating the look and feel of places such as Paris, Morocco and Barcelona into her signature chain-wrapped and plated jewelry.
What Daisy Did is a shop formed from all the wonderful bags I source on my travels, which in turn funds my travelling.
Having an environmental conscience, where possible I source recycled, natural and wasted materials. My products are made in developing countries and I maintain a close relationships with the artisans and their families.
TAG New York is a baby and toddler lifestyle brand. We focus on the simplicity and comfort of natural fibres. We are socially responsible; working with artisans, fair trade organisations and small scale manufacturing around the world to ensure quality and heart.
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.
Woolings are light and warm shoes inspired by Russian felt boots valenki. They are made from 100% Australian wool covered with a water resistant layer and a non slip rubber sole. Woolings save warmth in winter and protect from the rainy days in autumn and spring; at the same time wool allows your skin to breath and maintain good health of your feet.
We think lovingly of our planet’s limited resources, your child’s health and our shared future – and convert this love into action. We redesign and manufacture products for your child in an ethically justifiable way.
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”.
Farrah Floyd unites high level quality in both design and sustainability. Using innovative fabrics, the collections are developed and executed in Germany, following a series of zero-waste principles devised by the designer. The final product is a unique piece of women’s ready to wear.
Choolips revamps ancient textile traditions creating alluring textiles and dresses simply on trend, playful and pretty.
Our creative custom accessories are fast becoming go to items for men and women of all style genres. Be it a first date, a special birthday, a business occasion, or just the expression of a highly stylish personality, we have a one of a kind piece for you!
Necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, belts and T-shirts all made by small fair trade projects based in Peru.
Evoke Africa stocks a wide range of ethnic and modern hand-made jewellery reflecting the many faces of Africa, so no matter what your personal style you’ll be able to find the perfect piece of African jewellery for you.
Babycoo is a family business striving to offer great quality ethical and organic products for your baby at reasonable prices. As parents of twins we know how difficult it is to stick to your values when it comes to buying the right products.
Our products are made from reclaimed plastic drinking water and ice-cream sachets which we do not reprocess in any way apart from cleaning. This has the benefit that very little energy is used in order to add value to material that would otherwise be dumped or burned. In addition, by incorporating the original and complete sachets into our products, it demonstrates in a very visible way that it is possible to increase the life span of plastic packaging and so help to tackle the very serious problem of environmental pollution in Africa and elsewhere.
The British Clothing Company exclusively retails garments and accessories which are designed and manufactured within the British Isles.
Alora believes in being your own kind of beautiful. The brand is more than a jewellery line because it embraces the stories, happy moments, milestones and experiences that celebrate, connect and inspire you, our customer. Alora jewels are inspired by the natural beauty of the Rockies and Ghana’s free spirit culture.
A beautiful collection of jewellery, bags and scarves produced in fair trade conditions from India, Kenya Vietnam and Chile.
Baby Hero makes super-soft, beautiful organic baby clothes that fund Neonatal Survival Kits for mothers and babies in need. We are 360 degrees ethical – our products are 100% organic, fair-trade, made with fair-labour and most importantly, each one you buy will help improve maternal and infant health in the developing world, potentially saving the life of a newborn.
Contemporary ethical wedding rings, eco-friendly engagement rings, and beautiful fairtrade jewellery, handmade by silversmith Kate Pearse. Environmental responsibility is at the heart of what I do. I use simple tools and traditional techniques, and 100% recycled gold and silver. My jewellery reflects a passion for simple, clean lines and soft organic textures that allow the natural beauty of the materials I use shine through.
Colourful, fun children’s wear, handmade in the Himalayas and a full member of the Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand, selling online and in over 100 stores in Australia, USA, Europe and Asia.
MT designs embody a perfect blend of Italian style with urban edge inspired by London. Each luxury handbag is handmade, using the finest Italian vegetable tanned calf leather in warm and sensual colours. Ethically made in London and Italy, MT is proud to continue a long European tradition within a modern context.
My dream is to bridge the gap between everyday people and ethically produced vegan shoes. Eco Vegan Shoes is about getting the latest fashions out there at fair prices, while not hurting animals or people in the process. No matter who you are or where you’re going in life, we are there for when you want to make a positive choice.
Made from high quality Portuguese cork, the Jentil collection is designed in London. It comprises simple, unisex designs, created to answer the demands of modern life and technology. The current Jentil range includes bags and smaller accessories such as purses, wallets and laptop cases.
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.
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.
The artistic traditions behind these scarves stem from indigenous cultures which value the earth’s resources and also value the wisdom inherent in these traditions.
Nomad was founded in 1989 when the owners Duncan and Vicky met while backpacking around India. They share a love of all things handmade, colourful and unique. Today they’ve come a long way from their ethnic roots, focusing on organic cotton and original prints in contemporary yet comfortable styles.
Avila is an Australian lifestyle label produced in Melbourne, offering luxury clothing you can wear everyday. We instil qualities of elegance and naturalness in all our garments by selecting luxurious natural fabrics, ensuring quality fit and an ethical and sustainable conscience. Our philosophy stems from supporting healthy, balanced lifestyles where style and comfort do co-exist.
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!
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.
Falcieri Designs is an independent limited edition fashion brand making stunning evening and soft drape wear for women who want to wow their public in outfits that noone else has! Its birth was a response to cheap fast fashion imported to the UK.
Uncontrived, effortlessly cool knitwear for women who like to know where their clothes come from. Crafted from the natural fibre of the fleece of British alpaca and long-wool sheep – grown, spun and knitted in Britain – ALLY BEE brings you quality, style and sustainability in every stitch for a deeper lasting luxury. Each ALLY BEE piece is ‘one of few’. The supply chain is known, local and uncompromising. Exclusivity trumps homogeneity.
Luna Tree Jewellery brings you stunningly beautiful Silver Jewellery, handcrafted by the talented artisans of the Karen Hill Tribe residing in remote villages in Northern Thailand. This Hill Tribe Jewellery is of the highest quality 99.9% pure silver.
Filanthropic exists not just to make cool clothes but also to make a difference in our society. Many companies talk about doing good but then treat their contributions to society as a marketing exercise. We have a different vision, Filanthropic exists to turn your consumer dollars into a life changing investment for people all over the world!
Beautiful bespoke engagement rings, wedding rings, earrings, bracelets and necklaces made using conflict-free diamonds and Fairtrade gold that can be traced back to their source.
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 .
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.
Fairly traded handbags, scarves and jewellery all made in Africa. After a visit to her native South West Uganda Ida Horner quit her job in London and set by ethnic supplies, to support women in Eastern Africa.
Handmade beaded leather flip flops and leather sandals. Handcrafted using traditional techniques, laidback london leather sandals, leather flip flops and leather accessories are all made in Africa and have a positive social impact on the local communities that make the products.
THE-ACEY.COM is a virtual place for real women to discover and purchase mindfully made and consciously created garments. We go behind the seams of our brands to learn about the creators, processes and purpose of each product. We celebrate the curious innovators and style leaders, the ones that do the right thing, not the easy thing.
Necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings handmade in the UK using ethically sourced stones, gems and diamonds that have been traced from source. No conflict diamonds have been used in the production of this jewellery range.
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.
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
Crepe Records offer uniquely designed, hand-printed ethical clothing, giving you a sense of originality and escapism from your 9–5 to stand out from the crowd. All designs are lovingly hand-drawn and screen printed in London, England. It all started from a shared love of music.
Fortress of Inca was inspired by a pair of boots originally bought in Peru in 2005. These boots encompassed textiles and materials that were native to the region and represented the talent and creativity of the Peruvian people. When Fortress of Inca was launched, it was important to us to keep production of these beautiful boots and shoes in Peru.
Eco Luxe wedding and bridesmaids dresses; hand embellished, made from sustainable, organic, recycled and locally produced textiles.
Modern and highly original Womenswear made by combining artisan’s techniques from around the world. Julia Smith works with fair trade groups and small businesses in developing countries enabling them to help themselves out of poverty.
We serve women who want natural fibres and sustainably produced clothing that’s also suitable for the traditional office environment. We believe that clothes can be more than just cute or comfortable or highly functional. They can be an ethical statement. All our products are designed, cut and sewn in Vancouver, British Columbia, and shipped from here to our customers worldwide. We love being part of the global economy while providing great jobs to people in our local, West Coast community.
We work with the finest raw materials from Patagonia and the Andes obtained from llamas, alpacas, vicuna, guanacos and Patagonian Merino wool. Artisans spin the fibres by hand and dye them with pigments made from native plants as a result, each item maintains the uniqueness and quality of each individual fibre.
Huk is a community driven clothing label motivated by the mountains and the snow sports lifestyle. The collection made from 100% organic cotton, includes t-shirts, beanies and bags for men and women.
This collection of jewellery is made from unwanted materials such as recycled glass and coconut shell and is produced by craft groups in developing counties.
Alternative Fashion launched in Spring 2015 and is designed to evoke the power of beauty and strength from within. For the free-spirited, confident woman who values comfort, ease and effortless style. The inspiration behind Alternative Fashion is the balance between nature and the urban environment. Designing for cultural integration that is both current, and timeless.
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.
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.
FORMAT’s designs are essentially minimalistic. This minimalism is accentuated by details that make a freedom of movement possible while giving the clothes their laid-back look. FORMAT products stand for the distinctive, individual, and unmasked style of each individual. They bring out his or her best qualities and thus remain a durable companion
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.
ALLRIOT is a political t-shirt brand that has become synonymous with sartorial dissent. We don’t mind causing a stir with our punchy prints, but we don’t do it just for kicks. In fact, we believe that our generation has the power, the skills and the mindset to change the course of human history. We rack our brains to bring you the most radical political statement t-shirts and the most audacious urban t-shirts, making sure that style and substance come in equal measure.
Based in the UK, I am a designer and creator of high quality hand knitted and felted accessories. I was inspired by the gorgeous colours and texture of one particular fibre,the Kidsilk haze yarn, a super soft fine mohair yarn. I try to incorporate it into my designs wherever I can.
We handmake our super-simple easywear. We choose not to design for mass-production, instead we handmake small quanties of each of our garments. This means that each piece is unique and special, and allows us to order only what we will use! The design and manufacturing process is something to be valued and shared. All of our products are researched, designed, hand-cut and made in small batches under one roof.
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.
Little Mooshoo sells fun and quirky kids clothing and products with a definite retro feel. Items are sourced from all over the world and made by very small companies or handmade by individuals. All products on the Little Mooshoo website are unique and not widely available, bought because they are products that you can’t help but fall in love with, items that will passed on from generation to generation….
Linnie is happy to work to commission, using 100% recycled silver and gold that is officially certified as fairtrade, and by using fairtrade, fairmined gold she tries to ensure that the story behind her jewellery is equally as lovely as the jewellery itself
Timeless and distinctive, each piece of Senhoa jewellery is individually handcrafted by our artisans. Each collection born out of a desire to provide women with high end accessories that not only look beautiful but are made ethically and with integrity. We believe that conscious consumerism can positively impact the world and its people. Accessorising has become more than a compliment to a woman’s wardrobe and beauty – it is now a channel through which a woman can make a statement of what she believes in.
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.
Trained as artisans, SAME SKY women earn 15 to 20 times the average Sub Saharan wage by hand crocheting beautiful glass bead jewelry. 100% of net proceeds are reinvested to train and employ more women in need. SAME SKY is a trade-not-aid initiative that employs HIV+ women in developing countries.
Here at Where Does It Come From? we produce ethical children’s clothes which are gorgeous, comfortable and practical – plus each garment is fully traceable so that you can discover exactly where it came from and get to know the people involved in making it.
From the wilds of beautiful Cornwall, Nomads love all things handmade, colourful and unique. Using mainly organic cotton, certified by GOTS and original prints in contemporary comfortable styles. Practicing fair trade ethics, members of BAFTS and the EFF, Nomads clothing is made with love.
DUBARUBA is a platform for the finest contemporary African and Africa-inspired products. Most of the products are unique handmade items that come from small producers. Some have already attained a modicum of renown in their respective countries or internationally, while others are new or have not yet been discovered internationally but are ready to be discovered
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.
SAHEL began in the desert of Burkina Faso where Charlie lived for seven years among the Fulani. Horse lovers by tradition, Fulani horse harnesses have strong braided straps which are hand woven by highly skilled leather workers. All SAHEL bags and accessories employ this unique Fulani skill, evoking equine elegance and strength. SAHEL is committed to the preservation of traditional skills and revival of artisanal livelihoods. We adhere to Fair Trade principles and invest in our West African artisans’ communities, providing better access to health care, clean water and primary education.
sketch is a new fashion brand for women looking for high end design and effortless style that fits into all lifestyles at a High Street price. Work, rest or play sketch has it covered. Our customers love sketch because it makes them look and feel amazing!
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.
Bright, modern and stylish clothes for babies and children, much of the collection is made from organic and Fairtrade cotton.
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.”
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.
Printing excellent original artwork onto stylish threads is important to us – but so are people and the planet! We make sure that everyone involved in making your garment, from designers to cotton producers, are treated well and paid fairly.
Pigeon is a British brand of colourful and contemporary organic clothing for babies and children. The babywear range, Pigeon Baby, goes from newborn up to three years and is available all year round. The childrenswear, Pigeon Kids, issues two collections each year, one for spring and summer and one for autumn and winter; these are aimed at kids aged two to eight years old.
Madia & Matilda is a unique luxury clothing label specialising in upcycled and sustainable fabrics. Each piece is hand-crafted with care, turning old garments and remnants into new designs or designing new garments with sustainable fabrics.
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.
AURA QUE products are individually hand-crafted in Nepal using local materials such as buffalo leather, banana yarn and hand-woven cotton. Each design is brought to life in a Nepalese factory that employs local people, according to fair trade principles.
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.
Twist Native represents individuals who have a longing lust for travel and who seek altruistic moments with the locals they meet during their excursions. not only will our bags take you on your most amazing adventures, but they will also grant a child a once in a lifetime journey – a chance at education.
Love Ellie is a boutique Scottish-based creative textiles business established in 2013, and specialising in hand crafted handbags, gifts and homewares. Each unique and original product is designed and made in Scotland. Although our emphasis focuses on luxurious handwoven Harris Tweed, we also use other gorgeous fabrics including other Scottish tweeds and Tartans, organic cottons and other eco-friendly and natural fabrics.
Eco Chic Millinery – which doesn’t cost the earth. ‘Made in Britain Fashion Accessory Designer of the Year 2015 and Ethical Fashion Forum 500 Member as seen in Vogue, Elle, The Wedding Magazine & ES Magazine.
Leblas is a jewellery boutique combining traditional techniques with modern design and sustainable practices, committed to sourcing all its in a way that is socially, environmentally and culturally responsible. The collection is made using 100% recycled gold, silver and platinum.
Toto knits is a collection of ethically made knitwear for babies and children. Our soft organic cotton is locally grown, spun and dyed.
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’.
Unique bags, handwoven in Mexico to the highest quality.
Paga Bags is an Eco-Fashion Social Company that produces and markets handbags, accessories and jewellery made of recycled and organic materials in collaboration with local women associations and artisans in Burkina Faso.
Arabel Lebrusan’s statement jewellery is a mix of delicate metal latticework, excellence of craftsmanship and ethics at its core. Her extensive background in the design and manufacture of fashion jewellery and fine jewellery allows her to explore fresh interpretations of traditional techniques in contemporary ways, bringing this vintage look to the modern woman. The result is stunning wearable pieces: light, feminine and delicate; which are created with attention-to-detail craftsmanship using ethical materials.
From The Source fair trade and ethical fashion accessories – exclusive and high quality products brought to you directly from the producers. Products that provide skilled work and livelihoods for women and marginalised communities in some of the poorest countries in the world.
Symbology employs women artisans from India and the West Bank, each bringing beautiful cultural artforms to our collections. Symbology aims not only to produce beautiful clothing but also to preserve traditional art forms in each garment — from Indian block printing to Palestinian weaving and Native American embroidery.
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 is often not replicable due to the unique fabrics used.
A beautiful modern collection of jewellery, specialising in rings made using fairly traded gold from Oro Verde and recycled silver. Cred offer a bespoke jewellery service so you can create your own perfect ethical jewellery.
Lowie has established itself as a unique brand by creating sought-after pieces from the softest wools and organic cottons. Our collections are lovingly handmade and our fabric prints are designed in-house. Limited runs ensure your fashion choices remain as individual as you.
A collection of Fairly traded loose clothing in a mixture of off-white, dark greys and black, which can easily be layered in any combination.
Wolfe Academy was set up by Charlotte and Oly in the Summer of 2012, with the idea of bringing people awesome garments and original designs with an eco-friendly ethos. Our designs take inspiration from the great outdoors. This is why we have taken every step to make sure our products are as kind to the environment as possible. Our tees and vests are hand screen-printed, using only eco-friendly water-based inks, on a range of organic and fairtrade cottons.
Slumlove Sweater Company was created in order to provide jobs + education for people living in the Kibera slum, Kenya. Our goal as a company is not to sell clothing as cheaply and quickly as possible, but to provide a way for consumers to partner with us and help make the world a better place.
Passion Lilie began with a desire to change the fashion industry, so that ethical fashion is affordable and accessible for everyone.
A brightly coloured collection for babies and toddlers with lots of dots and stripes. Look out for the insect waterproof tops, great for spring and autumn showers!
We are an online shop and community for lovers of fashion and feminism. We sell unique clothing lovingly made by inspirational women’s groups. We aim to make the fashion industry fairer for women. No sweatshops, and no Photoshop.
Beautiful handmade knitwear for both men and women. Sumptuous natural yarns, unconventional seamless techniques and fresh shapes combine to create ‘best friend’ pieces, made in the UK and designed to last a lifetime.
Founded by Ali Hewson and Bono, a modern, casual collection of clothing made using organic and sustainable materials. Edun’s aim is to with the aim to increase trade within Africa building the capabilities of local people to engage in international business to reduce poverty.
A quirky collection of fairly traded and Organic casual wear for men, women and children including hoodies, t-shirts and jeans.
Christopher Raeburn is a British fashion designer who uses re-appropriated military fabrics sourced throughout Europe. The collections are all produced in East London.
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.
Rapanui is an eco-fashion company from the Isle of Wight, that makes organic, ethical clothing using renewable energy with award-winning traceability. Rapanui is about making eco-fashion cool.
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.
We’re making clothes what they should be: Clothes that fit. Clothes that feel great. Pieces that inspire.
Kazuri’s hand-painted ceramic jewellery is made in Kenya. Every bead which makes up a necklace or bracelet is shaped by hand by one of the 300 local women employed by Kazuri
TTM showcases handmade goods made exclusively by proud and passionate artisans who have overcome the perils of abuse, conflict, and disease. By assisting local partners around the world in bringing these goods “to the market,” we take an active role in equipping the survivors they employ with economic independence, while raising awareness of the challenges that they face.
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.
A wide selection of stylish fashion clothing for all occasions including: dresses, tops, knitwear, skirts, eveningwear, coats, suits, jackets and more. Styles to suit a variety of tastes from classic to vintage and more in between: recycled and upcycled. This is sustainable ethical fashion at it's best.Women's Ethical Clothing
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.Men's Ethical Fashion
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.Kids Green Clothing
A treasure trove 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.Eco-Friendly Accessories
The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress.