12 Dec 10 Budget-Friendly Ethical Coats for Winter
Shopping from sustainable brands can quickly cause your wallet lots of pain. Everyone needs a good winter coat that will last and keep you warm on even the coldest days. These coats are sustainable, often made with cool innovative recycled materials and the best part is they all come in at or under $150. Let me know your favorite in the comments below.
This puffer coat is from Everlane. It was made ethically in a factory in Vietnam and the production is also Bluesign approved. The fabric is part of their new line of technical, sustainable puffer coats that are made from recycled fabric, recycled PrimaLoft insulation, and recycled water bottles. It’s best for 20-40 degrees and is also waterproof.
This coat is actually an undercoat that is good as a lighter jacket, or for layering under a coat that needs some extra warmth. Kotn has a fully transparent supply chain and this undercoat is made from their Egyptian cotton loopback terry and produced in their company-owned factory.
I love the color of this Ecovibe Apparel jacket. It’s in an A-line style so it’s roomy and the fabric is wind and waterproof. It’s designed in Portland, Oregon and produced ethically with cotton herringbone.
This coat from Ecoalf is made with recycled fishing nets. That recycled nylon makes up the outer layer. The inside padding is made from green down and microfiber.
Made with sustainable organic cotton and azo-free dyes. This coat from Thought Clothing is in an anorak style and is waterproof to protect against the wind and rain. It is ethically produced in China by manufacturers that Thought Clothing has worked with closely for years.
Simple in style and a perfect color for the winter season. This coat from Komodo is made with recycled polyester. It is made ethically in China. Komodo also is a part of 1% For the Planet.
Wool for warmth. This coat is handknitted by villagers who receive a fair wage, good working conditions, and benefits. Pachamama has Fair Trade production in Nepal and they donate 10% of proceeds to children’s charities in Nepal, and Net4kids also works to create opportunities for children in Kenya and India.
Made by Dev Tech, a Fair Trade group based in Bangladesh. This coat is made with handwoven cotton fabric and tactile fabric that creates a sleek look.
A classic jacket from Patagonia. It’s perfect for warm, everyday wear and made with recycled nylon and weatherproof performance protection. Patagonia also has Fair Trade Certified sewing.
Save the Duck is an ethical company that is 100% animal free. So no feathers, no down, and no fur. They’ve saved over 3 million ducks so far.