Sustainable Shopping Guide: Shopbop

A Peace Treaty– A Peace Treaty works with artisans to preserve old world techniques. They often partner with women’s collectives around the world.

Ace & Jig– Made in India, Ace & Jig work with female artisan textile experts who work on antique wooden handlooms.

Adidas X Stella McCartney– Workout clothing with Stella McCartney’s eco-friendly production and sustainable fabrics.

AGOLDE– Made in an eco-friendly factory in L.A. The production process uses less water and waste and AGOLDE incorporates sustainable materials like recycled yarn and organic cotton.

All Things Mochi–  Started to support stitching communities throughout the world, All Things Mochi travels around the world to support the local artisans and provide new opportunities for the women in these communities.

An Hour and A Shower– Designed in Paris with an emphasis on comfort. The shoes are crafted in Portugal with an emphasis on local materials and sustainability.

Amelia Toro– Crafted in her atelier in Bogota, Colombia, Amelia Toro works with European sourced fabrics and strives to have a positive social impact on her community by training new artisans, and employing single parents.

Ancient Greek Sandals– Handmade in Greece. The designs are inspired by Ancient Greece and traditional techniques are used to make them.

Antik Batik– Antik Batik is a collection of light, airy, and embroidered pieces. Inspired by travel and made by Balinese and Indian artisans who use exquisite hand-dyeing and embroidery techniques.

Antonello– Sustainably produced in Sardinia using naturally dyed Sardinian wools and recycled cotton. The brand defines quality by human and environmental factors in addition to impeccably constructed products.

Apiece Apart-Inspired by West Texas. Apiece Apart is made to help simplify your closet. The brand focuses on natural fabrics and beautiful silhouettes.

Apparis– Designed in NYC. This is PETA approved vegan faux fur.

Araks– Sustainably made swimwear that uses econyl in half of its collections.

Aranaz– Handmade locally in the Philippines using traditional techniques and woven by female craftsmen who use local materials.

Ariel Gordon Jewelry– Handmade in Los Angeles using ethically sourced conflict-free stones.

Artisans of IQ– Ethically handmade by artisans in Southeast Asia and made was water hyacinth, which is a weed in Southeast Asia.

ATM– Designed by Anthony Thomas Melillo, and produced ethically in Peru with Peruvian cotton and other natural materials.

AYR– A collection of year-long basics, they recently ventured into sustainable fabrics with their “Aloe Jeans.” This jean uses recycled materials like recycled cotton.

Bag-all–  The Bag-all gift bags and carryalls are designed from canvas to be used and reused, and offer an alternative to gift-paper waste.

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Baggu– Reusable nylon bags that are ethically crafted in China and incorporate many sustainable materials like recycled nylon.

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Bailey 44– Based and produced in Los Angeles everything is designed to be worn and loved for years to come.

Banjanan– Handcrafted and handprinted by artisan communities in India.

Beek– Each shoe is handcrafted ethically in Mexico.

Behno–  Behno is an ethical luxury brand that is redefining the treatment of workers through its Behno standard.

Bella Dahl– Handmade in L.A. the style casual-yet-sexy fits, and the brand also uses sustainable fabrics like Tencel®, and Tencera ™.

Beth Richards

Beyond Yoga– Designed and produced in L.A. Factories are WRAP certified and use materials like pima and organic cotton.

blanca monros gomez-Handmade in her studio in New York City. Everything is made from environmentally responsible materials, like recycled metals and conflict-free diamonds.

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Borgo de Nor– Made in the U.K. with locally sourced materials.

Brother Vellies– Made by artisans in African countries using byproduct leather, and vegetable tanning.

By Far-

Camilla-

Carolina K.-

Carrie Forbes– Produced with environmental responsibility in Morocco. These shoes are handmade by traditional Moroccan artisans.

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Castaner-

CeliaB-

Chinti and Parker– This is a carbon neutral company! Chinti and Parker produce everything in the E.U. and only uses organic and ethically sourced materials.

Citizens of Humanity– Different brand, different style, but Citizens of Humanity is produced in the same L.A. factory that AGOLDE denim is produced in, with the same sustainable manufacturing practices.

Clare V.– Designed and produced in Los Angeles. A portion of the proceeds also goes to Every Mother Counts.

Cleobella– Handmade in Bali by local artisans with locally sourced fabrics.

Coclico– Designed in NYC and made using European-sourced materials, in a sustainable family-owned Spanish factory.

coolchange– coolchange is a socially responsible brand that employs local artisans in Bali who use traditional methods to sew, print, and dye each garment.

Cosabella– Ethical production with artisanal craftsmanship that is a throwback to the old world. This lingerie is also 100% vegan.

Cult Gaia– Designed as an heirloom piece that’s meant to be passed down. The bags are from bamboo and made in L.A.

Dannijo-

Deepa Gurnani-

Delfi Collective– DELFI Collective for the Delphos gown by designer Mariano Fortuny and ethically made in Los Angeles, California.

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Deux Lux– Female owned and operated. Deux Lux is PETA Approved.

Dinosaur Designs-

DL1961– One of the most sustainable denim brands around. They source natural materials from the U.S. and reuse their waste and water.

Eleven Six

Ewa Herzog

Faithfull the Brand– Designed, sourced, and produced in Bali by ethically paid artisans using traditional hand dying and printing techniques.

Fame and Partners– Made with almost zero-waste production and only produced after your order is placed to reduce waste.

Figue– Designed in NYC and produced ethically with artisan partnerships around the world.

Fjallraven– Made with natural materials. Fjallraven also uses fully traceable down. They also climate compensate on some of their products by funding projects that reduce global emissions.

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Freda Salvador– Sustainably produced in a family-run factory in Spain.

Future Glory Co.– Made in the U.S. with domestically sourced vegetable-tanned leather.

Gigi Burris- Handcrafted locally in NYC using traditional techniques.

GOLDSIGN– Made in L.A. with eco-friendly practices that reduce waste and water.

Haney– Designed and produced in Los Angeles, Haney has also recently launched their Green Label which repurposes excess fabrics from previous collections to make something new.

Harris Wharf London– Produced in Italy at the designers family factory.

Heimat Atlantica– Made in Portugal by female artisans using the ancient technique of weaving reeds by hand.

Heurueh– Colorful and cruelty-free. Heurueh is designed in New York and made with faux fur.

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I Love Mr. Mittens– Handknitted in Belgium in collaboration with independent knitting communities.

Jade Swim– Made with sustainable Italian recycled fabric.

JADEtribe– Handloomed with natural materials by female artisans in Laos.

Janessa Leone– Made in an employee-owned factory in the U.S. with ethically sourced materials.

Juliet Dunn

Jumper1234– Designed in the U.K. and produced with sustainable cashmere in Mongolia which is traditionally hand-combed out after winter.

KAANAS– Handmade in Colombia at a hammock weaving mill, and inspired by the Wayuu tribe of Colombia.

Kalda

Kayu– Kayu is designed and produced ethically in Bali, using locally sourced materials like shells and straw.

Kiini– handmade by artisans, these suits are fully recyclable and don’t have plastics.

KITX– Conscious production. Made ethically with traceable materials.

Kooreloo

Ksenia Schnaider– Handmade in the E.U. from reworked materials and innovative concepts.

Las Bayadas

Lee Mathews– Made in Australia with eco-friendly production practices that reduce waste and water consumption. Lee Mathews also focuses on natural, biodegradable materials.

Lemlem– Started by Liya Kebede after talking with a group of local weavers. Lemlem, is hand-woven apparel and accessories designed to increase demand for locally made goods in Africa.

Liana Clothing– Designed and produced in locally in L.A. with ethically sourced fabrics.

Live the Process– Designed and produced in Los Angeles. Live the Process focuses on transitional sportswear and produces with eco-conscious waste and water-saving practices.

M.i.h. Jeans– Produced in the E.U. M.i.h. Jeans has been a longtime pioneer of sustainability. They’ve collaborated with denim-wash companies to reduce water waste and work to reduce their carbon footprint at every stage of production.

M.PATMOS– Merging traditional knitting techniques with more high tech ones, M.PATMOS produces their knitwear ethically, paying fair wages and ensuring a safe environment.

Maaji– Made in Colombia in a sweat-shop free facility. Maaji also funds projects to help restore Colombian watersheds. The swimsuits are also reversible!

Madewell-

MadeWorn–  Designed and produced in downtown L.A. MadeWorn also uses sustainable materials like organic cotton.

Magda Butrym– Artisan focused. Magda works with artisan communities throughout Poland to produce her handwoven, handmade luxury line.

Maggie Marilyn– Designed and produced locally in New Zealand. Maggie Marilyn focuses on slow production and sustainable materials like organic cotton.

Maison Chateau Rouge– Made in Paris and fabrics are sourced locally in the Chateau Rouge neighborhood.

Manu Atelier-

Mar y Sol–  Mar Y Sol, is an eco-friendly, and fair trade brand. Artisans use raffia palms and organically tanned leather to make each bag.

Mara Hoffman– Produced sustainably and ethically in the U.S. and Peru. From handwoven organic cotton, and linen to regenerated nylon, Mara Hoffman basically has all.

Marysia– Produced in Brazil in ethically certified workshops.

Matt Bernson– The shoes are made ethically in small batches in Portugal, Spain, and China.

Meli Melo-

Mercedes Salazar– Designed and produced in Colombia. Mercedes Salazar has partnerships with indigenous artisanal communities which produce part of her collections of jewelry and bags.

Mes Demoiselles–  Produced by artisans in India with delicate fabrics like chiffons, silks, and cotton gauze.

MICHI– Produced in a female owned factory in Toronto. Their fabrics are sustainable and certified by Bluesign.

Mischa Lambert– Handknitted with traditional, sustainable practices. Aka just spinning and needles. The wool used is merino and they are made in NYC.

Miista-

Montelliana– Handmade in Italy using traditional Norwegian techniques and earth-friendly materials and practices.

Mother of Pearl– Mother of Pearl has always had a sustainable and ethical focus. There “No Frills” line specifically has a transparent supply chain and uses sustainable and organic materials.

Nagnata-

Nannacay–  These handbags are made by a community of artisans from Peru.

Naghedi–  Founded by Sara Naghedi, who is also the founder of Deux Lux a sustainable, ethical, and vegan bag line. The Naghedi bag is designed to be sustainable, lightweight, and multifunctional.

Nanushka-

Nobody Denim– Nobody Denim has been dedicated to causes like sustainability and ethical hiring practices since the start.

Nudwear-

ONE by– Shopbop’s roundup of the top items in their categories. These are the ethical and sustainable designers I could find in their selection.

Oneoneone– Handmade in Greece with traditional knitting techniques.

Patbo– Made in Brazil by artisans trained by Patricia.

Perfect Moment– Made in Portugal with sustainable materials like fabric from recycled water bottles.

Pitusa– Made by artisans in female-owned ateliers in Peru, using Peruvian cotton. Ethical and fair trade working conditions are used from the picking of the cotton to the production of the clothes.

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Prabal Gurung– Designed in New York and produced locally. Prabal’s knitwear is produced in an ethical and sustainable factory in his home country of Nepal.

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Rachel Comey-

Raquel Allegra– Dedicated to traditional craft and artistry, Raquel Allegra is designed and locally produced in L.A. and includes recycled fabrics in her clothing.

Rachel Comey-

RE/DONE– Everything is upcycled luxury. The jeans come from reconstructed Levi’s.

Rime Arodaky– Made in France with fabrics sourced from local French and Italian suppliers. The brand is also cruelty-free and doesn’t use any animal materials in their clothing.

Roller Rabbit–  Produced by local artisans in Nepal, Thailand, and Peru. Each product is produced slowly. They are handmade and uses ancient techniques like hand-stamping.

Ryan Roche– Made with low impact manufacturing in Nepal.

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Samantha Pleet– Produced in NYC and in Fair Trade factories in India and China. Her new shoe line is also produced in a female-owned Fair Trade factory in China with sustainably sourced Italian leather.

SeaVees

Seea– Crafted locally in California, where the brand is based, and designed sustainably. Seea uses recycled nylon for most of its fabrics and the packaging is also all recycled.

Sensi Studio– Handmade by artisans in Ecudaor.

She Made Me– Skillfully handmade in limited quantities in Bali and India.

Shinola

Skin– Made in the U.S. with natural materials like organic and pima cotton.

Skipping Girl

Sophie Anderson

Spell and the Gypsy

Stella Jean– Designed and produced in Italy, Stella Jean collaborates with select artisan communities in Africa that she has developed long-term relationships with.

Stella McCartney– Cruelty-free materials and sustainable production. Need I say more?

Swedish Hasbeens– Produced in Sweden using traditional techniques and eco-friendly materials.

Tata Naka

The Mighty Company– Focused on fairness, The Might Company offers ethical production, transparency, and transparent pricing to their customers.

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Theory

Tiare Hawaii– Handmade in Bali using traditional dyeing techniques.

Tome– Tome produces in NYC, which reduces the brand’s carbon footprint. They are also known for their White Shirt Project, which is made consciously and donates to women’s organizations every year.

Truss– Truss bags are handwoven by artisans in Oaxaca’s weaving community and the bags also give back to that community with a portion of the company’s sales donated to local organizations in Oaxaca.

Ulla Johnson– Started in 2000, Ulla Johnson makes artisanal clothing with a feminine flair. Everything is made by hand and produced by artisan groups throughout the world.

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Veja– Fairtrade footwear. Produced in a Veja owned fair trade certified factory in Brazil, using organic cotton, and wild rubber.

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VereVerto–  Bags for a simpler life. Vereverto is made using natural indigenous vegetable-dyed, Spanish leather, and then crafted in Spain.

Vika Gazinskaya– Russia’s premiere cruelty-free designer. Vika doesn’t use animal products and focuses on natural materials.

Vitamin A– Produced in California using sustainable materials like their own regenerated nylon Ecoluxe.

Viva Aviva

We are HAH-

Westward Leaning-

What Goes Around Comes Around– All vintage!

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Wolford– Wolford will receive Cradle to Cradle certification in 2018/19 and has released a line of biodegradable tights.

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Yosuzi– A brand that celebrates the native myths of South American tribes, Yosuzi is made in Venezuela by the Guajiro tribe, and the material comes from the iraka palm.

Zero + Maria Cornejo– A female-led company that supports local production in NYC to reduce their carbon footprint and Maria uses sustainable materials like eco-cashmere, and upcycled waste materials.