Our Favourite Ethical Activewear Brands from Europe - Good On You
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06 Dec
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Our Favourite Ethical Activewear Brands from Europe

With 2020 just around the corner, you are bound to start thinking about what your New Year’s resolutions will be! Often, taking care of our bodies, being more active, or amping up our workout routine is at the top of the list. But what if you also added minimising your impact on people, the planet, and animals to those 2020 resolutions?

To help out, we found 15 ethical and sustainable brands who made it their mission to help you do just that. And because a lot of you asked for it, we divided this series into 3 articles so you can shop from brands closer to you!

So without further ado, here our favourite ‘Good’ and ‘Great’ activewear brands for our European friends!

Picture

Rated: Good
picture leggins

Xina Leggings – Ships internationally

France-based Picture designs eco-friendly, organic, and recycled apparel, including these fun leggings, which are made from 93% recycled polyester. The brand also reuses all its offcuts to minimise textile waste, and is a member of the Fair Wear Foundation, striving to ensure good working conditions in its supply chain!

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Shop Picture.

Adidas

Rated: Good
white adidas sneakers

Ultraboost Sneakers – Ships internationally

Adidas is one of the largest sportswear makers in the world. The company has set some good environmental and labour standards, including a public commitment to reduce its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2020. The Ultraboost sneakers combine comfort and high-performance technology for a best-ever-run feeling. The stretchy knit upper is made from recycled ocean plastic and adapts to the changing shape of your foot as you run. How cool is that?!

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Shop Adidas.

Organic Basics

Rated: Great
woman wearing black organic basics sports bra

SilverTech Active Sports Bra – Ships in Europe

Organic Basics offers high quality sustainable fashion basics for men and women in organic materials. The Denmark-based brand puts sustainable thinking at the centre of everything – it only chooses fabrics that care for our environment, and only ever partners with factories that care about their impact. This classic and soft yoga bra is perfect for your next barre class, or, well … yoga session!

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Shop Organic Basics @ Rêve en Vert.

Shop Organic Basics.

Adrenna

Rated: Good
woman wearing black adrenna top

Cropped Long Sleeve Tee – Ships internationally

For sleek, stylish, and ethical women’s’ workout clothes, look no further than Adrenna. This UK company manufactures locally using fabric that’s Bluesign and Oeko-Tex-certified, meaning it’s free from toxic dyes. Essential for cool morning or evening runs, this sleek lightweight t-shirt is made in London with fabric from Italy!

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Shop Adrenna.

Sundried

Rated: Good
sundried men leggings

Mont Tondu Men’s Leggings – Ships internationally

If you’re starting to prepare your first (or next) marathon, then Sundried is the brand for you. It was founded by triathlete Daniel Puddick in 2015 and officially launched in 2016. It focuses on producing premium ethical activewear with a low carbon footprint. Ladies, fear not, Sundried also has a very extensive women’s activewear line!

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Shop Sundried.

And there you have it, our favourite ethical activewear brands from Europe. For more activewear inspo, head over our Ultimate Guide to Ethical Activewear!

Editor's note

feature image via Adrenna, all other images via brands mentioned. To support our work, we may earn a commission on sales made using our offers code or affiliate links.

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