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
Founded in Australia in 1995, Thought, (formerly Braintree Clothing) launched in the UK in 2002.
Their thoughtful clothing collections borrow from nature and the world around us. Both in the fabrics they use and their design inspiration. From seed to stitch, every unique piece has been carefully crafted. Always using sustainable, natural fabrics. And always designed so they're effortless to wear.
Think. Discover. Roam. Do it all at wearethought.com.
Naturally beautiful clothes designed by Snow.
In 2008 ex-Zara designer Snow created BIBICO, her aim to provide beautiful, easy-to-wear clothes that were made well and ethically produced.
BIBICO use quality natural and organic fabrics, produce their clothes ethically with producers they know and trust and finally they create styles that are timeless rather than trend led thereby rejecting the idea of fast fashion.
See the latest collection online or click on one of the featured styles below.
Mayamiko is a women's wear and life style brand, producing clothes, accessories and homeware, lovingly made in Malawi. Mayamiko’s collections are cross-seasonal and are inspired by artisanal traditions, with ethical trading and sustainability at the core. Alongside statement African textiles, Mayamiko took its commitment to sustainable materials forwards by introducing GOTS certified organic cotton pieces and upcycled textiles. Mayamiko also collaborates with artisans all over the globe such as Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Laos, Kenya and Italy on bespoke collections. Mayamiko’s profits are re-invested in the community through the work of the Mayamiko Trust, a charity that provides knowledge and skills disadvantaged women need to grow their own businesses and improve their communities.
Amazing deals on Summer clothing and footwear perfect for hiking, cycling, fitness, travel and adventure!
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,
Brubeck Seamless Underwear
LNSquared Organic & Recycled T-shirts
Bozo Tribe Recycled Flip Flop Bracelets
SmartWool Merino Wool Socks,
Keen Outdoor Footwear,
Reef Redemption Sandals and Flip Flops,
Howies Organic Cotton Tees,
EKO - Organic Cotton and Eucalyptus Tencel Womenswear,
Snugs 100% Sheepskin handcrafted slippers.
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.
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.
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.
Our sustainable shop is based in Exeter Devon, unlike shops that you may find on the high street we source clothing that is certified fair trade and is constructed from sustainable natural materials. In our shop we stock a carefully curated range of clothing, accessories and gifts from organic and fair trade producers. Online you can see the certification on each product page.
This season the shop houses a range of organic dresses, shirts jeans and accessories as well as contemporary jewellery and both wool and vegan friendly knitwear. When selecting items for the shop we are driven by sourcing high quality garments as well as unique designs with stories that make excellent gifts.
We, Kalkidan and Vidmantas, founded the store in 2014. Our inspiration grew in travels to developing countries such as Ethiopia where we saw first hand the effects of the fast fashion industry; low wages, mass dumping, social disruption and environmental destruction. Despite the disappointing nature of of the fast fashion industry we are realists and we know that the only way to provide the opportunity for sustainable development to millions of people around the world is through jobs. That is why we committed ourselves to bringing ethical brands, as well as starting out own brand Scarves For Sustainability, to provide more options for conscious customers looking to make a positive change.
Handcrafted Stirling silver jewellery for women and men. Chainmaille creatings in Sterling silver and stainless steel. Eco-friendly artisan jewellery.
YOJO is an indipendent design studio, hence, contemporary fashion label conceived in London and sustainably handmade in Italy.
Through founder and designer Joe Sorrentino’s interest in art, designs, photography and cultural diversity, YOJO employs an unconventional and multidisciplinary approach to create elegant and iconic fashion accessories for men and women.
The YOJO hallmark is defined by the experimental use of ceramics - a completely eco-friendly material that for millennia has drawn the attention of designers and creatives alike across a wide variety of industries, but fashion.
With a strong commitment towards sustainable materials and collaborations with independent Italian artisans, YOJO is a label created for the next ethically aware generation.
The concept behind the OXYMORON collection was to re-design classic accessories with a contemporary twist… elaborated at the essence, but minimalist at glance. To accomplish such a design challange, the brand combined the clean minimalist look of ceramics with the elegant classy drapes of silk and created a line of man and woman accessories preserving the past whilst pushing forward.
With the OXYMORON collection, the label has also embraced modularity and waste reduction to provide clients with effortless tailor-made accessories allowing freedom of choice, custom aesthetics and piece of mind during one’s evolution towards conscious awareness.
Corkor specializes in vegan and eco-friendly products made from cork leather. Our goal is to provide our customers with a strong selection of premium Cork products at competitive prices, backed up with a genuine customer service experience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 timeless jewellery collection made using gems and natural stones from fair trade suppliers, vintage jewellery, with metals from eco-friendly producers and recycled sources.
Necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, belts and T-shirts all made by small fair trade projects based in Peru.
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.
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.
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.
We bring together fair trade, organic. sustainable and “eco” clothing, gifts accessories and jewellery. Each item is carefully selected to create a unique collection for the stylish, individual and fashionable woman.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Doodle Bag is an online shop and design tool, through which you can create, upload or modify artwork to be printed onto your very own eco-bag. We stock all kinds of bags, t-shirts, baby clothes, and even underwear, all fair-trade and ethically sourced. You think it and we print it!
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.
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.
Shop online for eco-philosophy lingerie.
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.
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.
Our thought-provoking jewellery is made from the highest quality materials available. We constantly source the finest materials available, setting emphasis on the origin and making sure all materials are 100% natural. Our jewellery is made from 925 Sterling Silver, 22kt Gold Vermeil and finest quality precious and semi-precious gemstones. Our goal is to bring you a piece that lasts a lifetime.
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.
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.
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.
Passion Lilie began with a desire to change the fashion industry, so that ethical fashion is affordable and accessible for everyone.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thunderpants New Zealand came up with the idea of designing an ultimate undie way back in 1995; pants with provenance! Two design students frustrated by their irritating undies put their brains and bums to work creating the ultimate undie – Thunderpants!
We are proud to state that our jewellery is truly eco-friendly. Going beyond using recycled eco-silver and recycled packaging, we strive to create jewellery that our customers can be proud to wear. Eco925 is committed to helping protect the environment in any way it can.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hemp Eyewear is not just about sunglasses. We plan to use this amazing supercrop to create better quality, eco-friendly and sustainable products, including a 100% hemp clothing line. Our vision is to explore and use hemp as well as to inform and educate people about the greatest plant on earth.
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!
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.
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.
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.
All La Jewellery is made in the UK to designs originated and a process approved by Lisa Anne Dickenson (the LA in La Jewellery). Lisa Anne oversees the production process from end-to-end and is usually responsible for the original piece we produce. Once the original item is approved Lisa Anne and a small team of highly skilled jewellery assemblers will make the jewellery. Jewellery assemblers frequently work from home in a way that supports their work-life balance. Many have been associated with the company for years and they work very much as a team.
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.
We love to make recycled, ethical clothing out of pre-loved cashmere knitwear. Our original Turtle Doves recycled gloves are still our best-seller but we are always busy creating new designs and seeking out new fabrics to recycle.
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.
We are one of the first 100% vegan and sustainable -minded men’s bag store. We reach out to all men who are modern, masculine and independent.
Handcrafted Stirling silver jewellery for women and men. Chainmaille creatings in Sterling silver and stainless steel. Eco-friendly artisan jewellery.
My handmade ethical jewellery is inspired by and created for the nature loving adventurer and traveller. I design contemporary pieces of adornment that are minimal, geometric and ethically made where the ocean meets the redwood forest in Big Sur, California.
Sipahi & Co offers consumers a sustainable alternative for fast fashion leather goods: carefully sourced leather hides – tanned exclusively with natural plant based materials, handmade and packaged in Britain.
Macramé. Inspired by nature, made by hands. Every piece is custom made to your individual style, so no two pieces are ever the same. Macramé is a traditional craft, comprised of a series of knots, that is known for strength, pattern, and texture.
All Juuty bags are made by hand with pride under safe conditions in Bangladesh. Our factories work together with the CBI (part of the ministry of foreign affairs). Our employees will be assured of a positive working environment, in equality under good conditions which include holidays and weekends. We do regular audits, talk to our employees and organize trainings to educate our people about sustainable product development.
RETRuly was created in 2016 to provide the first marketplace dedicated to vintage clothing & home-wares. An alternative, more accessible marketplace, free from the rigid listing requirements and impersonal, obtrusive nature of the larger corporate marketplaces. It was created and is run by a small team of experienced vintage enthusiasts, dedicated to providing the best possible shopping experience for those with a love of vintage.
Each pair of Mamahuhu shoes is beautifully handcrafted by artisans with Colombian leather. Our designs are inspired by unique elements from different cultures during the founders’ travels around the world.
We’ve thoughtfully designed a store and a merchandising process that we hope match the craftsmanship of the designers we’ve partnered with. Well-made products delivered in a unique shopping experience. We believe that being a consumer should be easy, but consumerism is a responsibility. There are hundreds of brands around the world designing and creating well-made clothing. They’re too hard to find. Our company is built on the idea that consumers will buy from these incredible brands, if it’s simple and affordable.
One day we were chatting about how difficult it was to find pretty lingerie made from organic cotton. That was our eureka moment and the rest, as they say, is history! AmaElla is a social enterprise whose mission is to encourage ethical behaviour in fashion through sustainable and ethical sourcing. Bras are custom made on order.
Each of our bag has a story to tell. A story on how it is made, what materials have been used for it, who has made it and how the price of the bag is built up.
Currently based in Bristol, United Kingdom — Norwegian-born designer and maker Stine Ingvoldstad Svendsen has a passion for minimal design. Despite having lived in various corners of the world, Stine’s jewellery distinctively returns to her Norwegian roots.
Our goal is to bring genuine and luxurious, Geographical Indication (GI) labeled ‘Kashmir Pashmina’, fabric and its products into the international market without any middleman-ship, so that our fellow beings can feel the luxuriousness of the best creation of the fabric world where history dates back to 300 B.C.
ColieCo produces ethically-handmade, eco-friendly lingerie, underwear and swimwear in a small studio by the sea in Sagres, Portugal.
The recognition we receive for our fun, simple, striking designs is as important to us as our commitment to the environment: we use recycled, re-used and reclaimed fabrics, minimise textile waste, and work with line ends and local suppliers to control our carbon footprint.
A love affair with India has evolved into Mata Traders – a design driven, fair trade brand helping to end global poverty and inspire ethical companies and consumers to change the fashion industry.
So why hairpins? I have worn and adored them for years. My boyfriend Rich bought me the most beautiful handcrafted hair stick back from a trip to Beijing a few years ago. It was red with handpainted flowers and it gave me such an elegant insight into traditional Chinese culture. When it came to deciding what to design, I wanted something that was small so it could be shipped easily, functional, and unique. I joined all the dots, and SAYA was born!
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
I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.