sustainable fashion retailers
22 Feb
sustainable fashion retailers

The 14 Best Fashion Retailers and Ethical Stores for More Sustainable Online Shopping

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Researching responsible brands can take time, so we’ve rounded up a selection of some of the best retailers and e-commerce websites selling a variety of highly-rated brands you’ll love.

Responsible retailers

Sustainable fashion is booming and as a result more and more amazing eco-conscious brands are popping up. While we at Good On You help you find and support brands that match your style and your values, we also know researching sustainable brands individually takes time.

Luckily, there are some great retailers stocking more sustainable and ethical brands rated highly on Good On You. Each boutique has its own vibe and selection of labels, and we guarantee you’ll find your next online shopping destination below.

These are some of our favourite online stores for responsible clothing brands, as well as vintage and second hand treasures. And the best part is, all these retailers carry brands that have been rated “Good” or “Great” by the Good On You team.

For more sustainable and ethical clothing brands

Made Trade

Made Trade makes it easy to invest in what you believe in with their consciously curated collection that is helpfully categorised into one or more Values: from Fair Trade to Vegan, People of Colour Owned to Sustainable, you can shop at ease knowing that the causes you care about are being supported as you vote with your dollar with every purchase.

Our editors’ favourite brands stocked by Made Trade include Passion Lilie, No Nasties, and Nisolo.

Shop the collection @ Made Trade.

Veneka

Three outfits for your capsule wardrobe modelled for Veneka retailer.

Veneka creates personalised capsule wardrobes featuring more sustainable, ethical, and cruelty-free styles. Hand-curated by expert stylists, Veneka will help you discover the power in getting dressed and learn how capsule wardrobes can give us time, mental energy, and resources, instead of taking them away.

A couple of our editors’ favourite “Good” and “Great” brands stocked by Veneka are Indigenous and Etica.

Shop the collection @ Veneka.

Rêve en Vert

Three product shots of brands E.L.V. Denim, Wires, and Araks stocked by Reve en Vert.

Rêve en Vert is more than a luxury retail platform for more sustainable and ethical goods—it offers an invitation to engage in the creation of a better world, and to make choices that are in harmony with its natural balance.

Our editors love them for their curated and contemporary selection that includes conscious brand like Wires, E.L.V. Denim, Araks, and GRAMMAR.

Shop the collection @ Rêve en Vert.

Staiy

Staiy is a progressive marketplace with products spanning fashion, beauty, and accessories from all across Europe. It’s an alliance of brands, artists, and people standing for the same values, each on a mission to accelerate the transition towards a more sustainable fashion industry.

As well as curating some of the best responsible brands, Staiy is focussed on creating a unique experience for its users with the power of AI. We all have our own personal style and preferences, and with this technology Staiy is shaping its platform to deliver a custom-made visual experience that adapts the more you use it.

Our editors’ favourite brands stocked by Staiy include KomodoKuyichi, and YU STEPANEL.

Shop the collection @ Staiy.

Eleventh House

Clothes from three brands stocked by retailer Eleventh House, dk active, Outerknown, and MATE the label.

For the eco-minded adventurer, finding apparel that matches your values, fits perfectly, performs well, and looks great can be a challenge. New online marketplace Eleventh House has tackled the mammoth task with its artfully curated selection of womenswear across highly-rated brands with inclusive sizing.

For conscious adventure wear, we recommend brands like dk active, Outerknown, and MATE the label.

Shop the collection @ Eleventh House.

Immaculate Vegan

We know finding vegan and cruelty-free fashion brands can be a challenge: you can’t really know for sure that there aren’t any hidden animal ingredients with your run-of-the-mill opaque brand. That’s where Immaculate Vegan comes in: your lifestyle platform and curated shop for living more beautifully and ethically. Immaculate Vegan is the go-to destination for conscious consumers seeking a more ethical and planet-friendly way of living. The company is creating a new benchmark of beauty and style, driven by purpose, sustainability, and craftsmanship.

Next time you’re on Immaculate Vegan our editors recommend you check out Good Guys, Neu Nomads, and GUNAS.

Shop the collection @ Immaculate Vegan.

wearwell

Impact is in the fabric of wearwell. Two friends came together with a mission to revolutionise the fashion industry to work better for people and the planet, and responsible marketplace wearwell was born. wearwell makes it easy to buy more ethical and sustainable products across clothes, shoes, accessories, and homewares, and support some of the brands making a positive impact for garment workers and the environment.

Our editors love the “Good” and “Great” brands they stock, including Dorsu, Miakoda, O My Bag, and Thought.

Shop the collection @ wearwell.

LVRSustainable

Luisa Via Roma started as a humble family-owned boutique in Florence in the early 1900s, but it has grown into an expansive luxury e-retailer well known in the fashion world. While the company has always cared about its customers and been involved in charity, in late 2019 it went a step further by creating its LVRSustainable section that is a must-see for any fashion lovers looking to inject some sustainability into their wardrobes.

You can find numerous “Good” and “Great” rated brands on Luisa Via Roma, including Patagonia and Adidas by Stella McCartney.

Shop the collection @ LVRSustainable.

Brothers We Stand

Brothers We Stand was set up in solidarity with the people who make our clothes. Its vision is to support people to build a wardrobe of stylish and more sustainably made menswear.

The retailer carries out rigorous research and every product in its collection meets the following three standards: responsible production, designed to please, and created to last.

If you’re on the lookout for more ethical and sustainable menswear, Brothers We Stand is the place to go. We recommend you check out Ecoalf, KnowledgeCotton Apparel, or even Brothers We Stand’s own clothing line.

Shop the collection @ Brothers We Stand.

Earthkind

Three images of people wearing sustainable brands from eco-friendly retailers Earthkind.

Earthkind is a multi-brand platform offering a one-stop destination for more sustainably and ethically made clothing and accessories. “We exist to introduce, support, and celebrate ethical labels, creators, and designers who share the same vision and are paving the way for the slow fashion movement.”

Our editors’ top favourite brands stocked by Earthkind are Dedicated, Armedangels, and Whimsy + Row.

Shop the collection @ Earthkind.

Cerqular

Cerqular’s mission is to make responsible shopping easily accessible and more affordable for all—on a single platform. To give everyone peace of mind, the retailer’s promise is that every seller and product is verified more sustainable, organic, recycled, carbon neutral, vegan, eco-friendly, or circular. Cerqular’s team check them all one by one and pour a lot of time and energy into making sure the brands care about the planet just as much as they do.

Our editors particularly love Raven+Lily and Minimalist.

Start the collection @ Cerqular.

For second hand and vintage clothing

Vestiaire Collective

women wearing stylish sustainable dress, jacket, and jumpsuit from Reformation

A peer-to-peer platform that allows you to buy and sell luxury items, Vestiaire’s items are independently authenticated and evaluated to ensure the described condition matches the actual item you receive.

PANGAIA, Reformation, Adidas, and Stella McCartney are among our editors’ favourite brands to buy on Vestiaire Collective.

Shop pre-owned fashion @ Vestiaire Collective.

FARFETCH Pre-Owned

FARFETCH is a global platform that offers a curated selection of pre-loved luxury items looking for new homes. You can even search by pre-owned “Positively Conscious” pieces, which is part of the project we at Good On You teamed up with FARFETCH to curate.

You can find brands such as Citizens of Humanity, Nobody Denim, Mara Hoffman, and Bethany Williams.

Shop pre-owned fashion @ FARFETCH.

Retykle

Retykle is an innovative luxury resale e-commerce platform enabling parents to buy designer children’s clothing at a fraction of their retail price. The first of its kind in Asia, Retykle removes the traditional hassle of peer-to-peer childrenswear trade, benefiting both your wallet and the environment.

Plus, it often stocks more sustainable brands like La Queue du Chat, Mini Rodini, or Stella McCartney Kids.

Shop pre-owned kidswear @ Retykle.

Editor's note

Feature image via Made Trade, all other images via brands mentioned. Good On You publishes the world's most comprehensive ratings of fashion brands’ impact on people, the planet, and animals. Use our directory to search thousands of rated brands. We also encourage shopping pre-owned as another great way to reduce the impact of our fashion choices.

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