28 Brands Making Sustainable Toddler and Baby Clothes - Good On You
30 Jul

28 Brands Making Sustainable Toddler and Baby Clothes

Babies go through a lot of outfit changes in a day. Like, a lot. Unless you want your bub sporting a majorly stained onesie 24/7, chances are you’re changing them after every meal at least. They also grow so fast it’s hard to keep up! And while hand-me-downs are a great option for the planet and your wallet, not everyone has access to them, or they simply prefer to buy new. So whether you’re new to the world of ethical fashion or you’ve been on the journey for a while, you may want to look into sustainable baby clothes to help match the morals of the tiny clothes in your home to the big ones.

For those who are expecting, to those with toddlers who need a mini-make-over, to those buying gifts for an eco baby shower, these are the best baby clothing brands we’ve found to meet your needs. There are plenty of options with organic baby clothing, if that’s your thing, like Jackalo (Netherlands). You can also find organic cotton baby clothes more specifically from Little Emperor (Australia), as well as gorgeous rainbow babywear from Frugi (UK). With that, we hope you find a brand (or brands) that tick all your boxes!

Pop My Way

Rated: Great

0-18 months

Pop My Way is a GOTS certified brand that features mix and match organic baby essentials that are designed to “pop” onto the garment. This UK brand’s modular and versatile designs take the stress out of getting your little one dressed with mix and match elements you can switch in and out for ease or occasion. Love!

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Little Emperor (2-8 years)

Rated: Great
girl wearing pink little emperor t-shirt

2-8 years

Little Emperor creates unique, functional, and hard-wearing clothing for toddlers and children. Its affordable clothing is made from environmentally friendly organic cotton, with every garment designed in Sydney, Australia and made in a Sedex-approved factory ensuring living wages and safe working conditions for workers. From the materials and packaging, right down to the energy supplier and banking, Little Emperor is dedicated to environmentally friendly practice.

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tentree

Rated: Good

1-5 years

tentree is a Canadian sustainable lifestyle brand that plants 10 trees for every item purchased. The certified B-Corp brand has already helped to remove tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere and reforested over 5,000 hectares of land (that’s equal to 12,000 football fields). But its commitment to sustainability extends way beyond trees. Using recycled, organic, and circular fabrics, tentree cuts down on huge amounts of waste and water usage with every piece. We love its adorable range of sustainable baby clothing, especially those Dr.Seuss quotes!

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MATE the Label

Rated: Great

1-7 years

MATE the Label creates clean essentials made with GOTS certified organic fabrics and low-impact dyes. Its goal is to offer women everywhere a clean product that is just as beautiful as it is sustainable. It is proudly female-founded and is predominately operated by women. This US brand also manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint. If you’re looking for non-toxic and organic cotton clothing for babies that you can also match to your own outfit, this is the brand for you.

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éclipse

Rated: Good

1-7 years

éclipse creates climate control UPF 50+ clothing essentials and accessories to help keep the whole family sunsafe. It manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint, and its entire product range is vegan-friendly! If you’re a family who loves to be out in nature, the sun poncho and sun sleeves are must-haves for bub.

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Boody

Rated: Good
Asian baby wearing light blue sustainable baby wear from Boody

0-18 months

Made from organically grown bamboo, Boody is an Australian clothing brand that supports the trend for all things green and ethical. Prepare to fall in love with Boody’s range of organic bamboo baby clothes!

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Infantium Victoria

Rated: Great

6 months-16 years

Infantium Victoria offers beautiful vegan luxury for all ages. This German brand scores ‘Great’ across the board! Its products are certified by Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), and it sells previously owned products to minimise textile waste. From baby trench coats to flower petal formal dresses, this has to be some of the fanciest ethical babywear we’ve seen!

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Sorella Organics

Rated: Great
woman holding baby wearing organic white tee by Sorella Organics

0-4 years

Sorella’s certified organic sleepwear range includes tops, pants, wraps, nighties, as well as maternity wear. The label’s founder Anna McGregor has a background in international human rights work. This is obvious with her use of Fairtrade certified cotton, and it ensures strict social standards are met in production and trading. Best of all, purchasing the clothing won’t make you cry over your bank balance! Find the range in sizes S-XL.

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Mini Rodini

Rated: Good
kids wearing mini rodini outfits in garden

0-11 years

Mini Rodini offers sustainable baby and kids clothes, accessories, and more. It is certified by Oeko-Tex Standard 100 and is a member of the Fair Wear Foundation.

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Shop Mini Rodini @ LVR Sustainable.

Shop Mini Rodini Pre-Owned @ Vestiaire Collective.

Shop Mini Rodini Pre-Owned @ Retykle.

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Little Yellow Bird

Rated: Great

0-14 years

Little Yellow Bird is a uniform and consumer brand that makes fully circular natural fibre clothing with transparency from farm to factory. Its range of organic cotton baby clothes is simply adorable, and it even has some wool options certified by the ZQ Merino label if that’s more your jam.

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Circos

Rated: Good

0-4 years

Circos is a maternity and kids wear brand with an award-winning business model for a circular economy in the textile industry. It describes its range as “affordable, sustainable, and pretty cool too!” Cute.

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PACT

Rated: Great

0-12 years

PACT is a brand that is passionate about being part of a movement transforming the way apparel is made. All of its clothing is sweatshop-free and child-labour-free, and it has a lovely organic cotton baby range that is also certified as Fair Trade.

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Christy Dawn

Rated: Great

2-6 years

Christy Dawn is a minimalist showroom for vintage-inspired women’s clothing and footwear, locally made with surplus fabric. The US brand rates ‘Great’, making it a fabulous boho option for your wardrobe. If you’re dreaming of a cottagecore dress for your toddler, look no further.

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Jackalo

Rated: Good
boy wearing jackalo ethical outfit

4-14 years

Jackalo creates organic and ethical playclothes for kids. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified cotton, and reuses all of its offcuts to minimise textile waste! We know 4 is at the late end of toddler, but we couldn’t resist including such a cool brand.

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Little Green Radicals

Rated: Great
baby wearing little green radicals navy jumpsuit

0-8 years

Little Green Radicals creates ‘organic clothing for free range kids’. Their adorable range of childrenswear is always made from 100% organic, Fairtrade-certified cotton, so you know the brand cares about the planet, workers, and your little one, too!

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Shop Little Green Radicals second hand @ Retykle.

Aster & Oak

Rated: Great
baby girl wearing black and white floral print sustainable dress by Aster & Oak

0-5 years

Aster & Oak is a West Australian brand that offers a unique collection of soft, certified organic cotton baby clothes and bedding.

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Gugguu

Rated: Good
two kids wearing white and blue sustainable baby clothes from Gugguu

0-12 years

Gugguu is a minimalistic childrenswear brand from Finland spiced with fun little details. From neutral-toned basics and swimwear to brightly-coloured floral print dresses and shorts to (our personal favourite) double-tufted hats and beanies, Gugguu is perfect if you want to have a little fun with your little one’s wardrobe.

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STANLEY/STELLA

Rated: Good

3-14 years 

STANLEY/STELLA celebrates simplicity in its pieces by focussing on comfort, quality, and durability. It uses 100% organic cotton and mainly recycled polyester to support the circular economy and reduce waste.

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Rudy Jude

Rated: Good

0-8 years

Matching outfits for the whole family? Absolutely. Naturally dyed, organic, and crafted in the US, Rudy Jude offers a sustainable alternative to the excessive waste produced by children’s clothing. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including organic cotton, and limits the amount of chemicals used in production. Although the brand primarily focuses on toddler and children’s wear, they also make adult wear so the whole family can look good.

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Sustain

Rated: Good

0-5 years

Did someone say tie-dyed baby clothes? Sustain produces timeless organic women’s and children’s clothing, dyed with plants. This is a brand that really cares about the environment! It uses eco-friendly materials including GOTS certified organic cotton, and uses only low impact, non-toxic plant based dyes, which is better for you and the planet. It’s possible to have clothes that also care for you with Sustain’s “clothing with a conscience”.

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Frugi

Rated: Good

0-5 years

Frugi is a British label that specialises in bright, wearable organic clothing for women and children. There are plenty of playful designs as well as classics. Frugi has you covered for maternity wear and nursing clothes, as well as baby and children’s wear. We love the distinctive designs and commitment to putting the planet first.

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Shop Frugi second hand @ Retykle.

Sense Organics

Rated: Great
boy wearing blue sense organics t-shirt

0-10 years

Sense Organics is an established German brand that has been dressing kids in its colourful organic cotton range for 18 years. We give it a ‘Great’ rating for its commitment to eco-friendly materials and its treatment of garment workers, including ensuring suppliers pay a living wage.

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Oobi

Rated: Great
little girl wearing blue and pink flower dress by oobi

0-13 years

Oobi is an Australian girl’s fashion, swimwear, homewares, and lifestyle brand. In addition to creating stylish clothes for children and babies, the brand makes sure it uses low-impact non-toxic dyes throughout its range. It also uses no animal products and opts for sea freight to transport products to reduce its climate impact.

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Shop Oobi pre loved @ Retykle.

Coq en Pâte

Rated: Great
baby wearing yellow coq en pate tshirt

0-8 years

Children’s accessories and fashion brand which places ethics in the heart of all creative processes. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including GOTS certified cotton, and most of its supply chain is either independently audited or visited by the brand.

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THEA WITH LOVE

Rated: Good
baby wearing organic swaddling with floral print by THEA WITH LOVE

0-3 years

THEA WITH LOVE is a brand dedicated to creating beautifully designed and high-quality swaddles, apparel, and bedding for newborns and toddlers. The native floral and animal prints on these organic baby clothes and accessories are just divine!

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ZUZU & CO

Rated: Good
two blonde toddlers wearing bright orange sustainable baby clothes by Zuzu & co

1-7 years

ZUZU & CO offers sun safe children’s swimwear designed and made in Australia using recycled nylon sourced from our oceans and landfills.

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Lionel the Label

Rated: Good

0-12 years

Lionel the Label is a luxury swimwear brand that is handmade on the Sunshine Coast, Australia. It only has a few baby and children’s options listed at the moment, but they’re too cute not to include!

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Dimples

Rated: Good

0-6 years

Dimples is a New Zealand based brand that offers a large range of specialist baby and mother care products. The brand uses the highest-quality soft, warm New Zealand merino and pure organic cotton to make a wide range of baby clothing, blankets, and accessories.

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Shop Dimples Pre-Owned @ Retykle.

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