Sustainable Shopping Guide: Anthropologie Clothing Brands A-Z

 

3×1

Type: Sustainable

Produced in NYC in-house and in store. The factory is housed in a glass enclosure in their flagship store.  This transparency is carried throughout. Each pair is of jeans is made by their 24- person team.

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AG Jeans

Type: Sustainable

Designed and manufactured in L.A. using the latest sustainable techniques like eco-friendly dyes, and water saving mechanisms.

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AISH

Type: Ethical

Produced in partnership with a group of Bengali artisans. Everything is handmade using traditional methods and celebrates the vibrancy of Indian culture.

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Amadi

Type: Ethical

Amadi produces everything locally in L.A. and ethically employs their workers.

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Anama

Type: Made in the USA

Produced in L.A., Anama owns their factory to make sure they can produce every piece in a quality way.

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Antik Batik

Type: Ethical

Antik Batik was created after Gabriela Cortese fell in love with traditional textiles. Batik, bandhani and embroidery, all feature throughout her collections, and everything is produced by Indian artisans that Gabriela has created lasting relationships with.

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Anupamaa

Type: Artisan-Made

A brand that is organically reviving ancient hand-printing, dyeing, and needle-craft techniques. Anupamaa uses natural vegetable dyes and hand-carved wooden blocks prepared by master craftsmen. Everything undergoes natural coloring and drying processes.

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Bailey 44

Type: Made in the USA

Designed and produced locally in L.A.

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Banjanan

Type: Sustainable and Artisan-Made

Caroline Weller’s exquisite designs are inspired by the textiles and printing techniques found in India. She produces everything locally, pays fair wages, and uses as many natural materials and toxin-free dyes. Banjanan also works to reduce waste, upcycling the old fabric that was not used season after season.

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Beachgold

Type: Artisan-Made

Designed and produced in Bali, Beachgold employs local textile artisans to produce every piece ethically and uniquely.

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Bl-nk

Type: Slow and artisan-made.

Bl-nk releases just 4 collections a year. They are produced in Gurgaon, India by skilled, local artisans who handmade every beautiful garment.

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Cardinal

Type: Local Production

Cardinal NYC is designed in Brooklyn and produced entirely in the New York fashion district.

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Cenote

Type: Sustainable

Named after an amazing cave in Mexico, Cenote uses sustainable materials like recycled nylon throughout their collections.

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Child of the Universe

Type: Ethical

Designed in NYC, using natural and organic Peruvian cotton. They source their cotton from vertically integrated looms to ensure the utmost quality and fairness.

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Citizens of Humanity

Type: Sustainable

Produced in a sustainable, energy efficient factory in L.A. Using the latest technology.

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Cleobella 

Type: Ethical

Materials like recycled fabrics and handwoven pieces from Indonesian markets make up this ethical, artisan crafted brand.

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Cosabella

Type: Ethical

Valeria Campello brought traditional Italian-made lingerie to the U.S. when she moved to Miami. She still uses her same, family-owned factory in Italy, and ensures that the employees are treated correctly.

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Delfi

Type: Ethical

Everything is designed and produced in ethical conditions in L.A.

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DL1961

Type: Sustainable

Woven with eco-friendly practices that use half the dye and water of traditional denim fabrications and then finished in with ethical practices in NYC.

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ELSE

Type: Female, Sustainable

Made for women, and by women. ELSE crafts everything by hand in Istanbul. The women who produce their lingerie are given additional training and education to help them succeed. They also incorporate sustainable practices, responsibly disposing of their wastes and using regenerated yarn in their lingerie.

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Eva Franco

Type: Ethical

Eva Franco used fashion to connect with her American peers after emigrating from Hungary. Now, she designs and produces her collections in L.A.

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Faithfull

Type: Artisan-Made

Using natural fabrics, Faithfull produces their collections in Bali and employs local artisans who are skilled and bring their traditional knowledge with them.

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Hutch 

Type: Made in the USA

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Lacausa

Type: Ethical

Lacausa refers to Los Angeles, where their products are designed and manufactured, and “the cause.” Lacausa takes their socially conscious business and partners with different organizations and charities to create awareness, give support, provide resources for causes their team cares about.

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LAmade

Ethical

Transparency is in the name. LAmade is produced in its company-owned  Los Angeles factory.

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Laura Siegel

Type: Ethical, Sustainable, Artisan-Made

Ethically and sustainably handcrafted, Laura Siegal works with artisans around the world to create her handwoven clothes. Every artisan receives training and is paid a living wage.

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Level 99 

Type: Sustainable

Made in L.A. with sustainable materials and processes. Level 99 also uses carbon offsets to keep their carbon footprint down.

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M.i.h Jeans

Type: Sustainable

With traceable cotton and ethical practices, M.i.h Jeans is a bigger denim brand working to do sustainability right.

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Mara Hoffman

Type: Sustainable

Colorful and creative, also incredibly eco-friendly. Mara Hoffman designs in New York and sources natural, sustainable fabrics like organic cotton from Peru and India.

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Marimekko

Type: Ethical

Stunning textiles made completely in-house in the Marimekko studio in Helsinki. They are a part of the Better Cotton Initiative and work with new innovative biodegradable materials as they come on the market.

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MATE the Label

Type: Sustainable

Designed and produced in L.A. MATE the Label makes sure sustainability is always considered. The clothing is manufactured within a five-mile radius of the studio, they source sustainable materials like organic cotton and they only produce in small batches to cut down on waste.

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Michael Stars

Type: Sustainable

Manufactured in L.A. with totally eco-friendly materials like tencel and pima cotton that is sourced in the U.S.

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Nightcap

Type: Ethical

Bohemian but comfortable. Carisa Brambles designs clothes to be functional from the beginning of the day to your evening nightcap. Everything is handmade with love in Los Angeles.

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NORBLACK NORWHITE

Type: Ethical

NORBLACK NORWHITE uses traditional Indian textiles and reinterprets them for the modern era. The goal is to pay respect to the past and preserve these ancient crafts for the future.

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Patbo 

Type: Ethical

Hand embroidered in Patricia Bonadli’s hometown in Brazil. Rather than outsource she created a community-based studio that now employs’s over 400 women.

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Payal Pratap 

Type: Ethical

Payal Pratap is a modern label that manages to stay extremely current while reviving the ancient textile techniques of India. You’ll notice the intricate embroideries and delicate details throughout her clothing.

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Rue Stiic

Type: Ethical

Based in Byron Bay, Rue Stiic is for the dynamic women. They proudly produce their clothes in Bali and ensure ethical working conditions for all their artisans, who hand-dye, cut, and print the clothes.

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Seea

Type: Sustainable

Produced in California, but based on designer Amanda Chinchelli. love for the sea. Every piece is produced with sustainable materials like econyl.

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Sissa

Type: Artisan-Made

Sissa founder Alessandra Affonso Ferreira, hand paints each print with watercolors and tries to source as many local materials as possible. All her clothes are digitally printed in the greater Sao Paulo region. Sissa also upcycles leftover textiles from the Association of Women in Muqueum.

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Vineet Bahl

Type: Artisan-Made

Unconventionally beautiful. These Vineet Bahl designs are made using traditional Indian techniques like and blocking. What makes his designs specifically unique is the additional Sardinian and Afghan embroidery that Vineet also incorporates.

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Vyshyvanka by Sleeping Gypsy

Type: Artisan-Made

Manufacturing in a tsarist-era mansion in the center of Kiev, this sustainable fashion label is helping to preserve centuries dressmaking techniques from Ukraine. Manufacturing is done by a small team of artisans whose experience in garment production spans over 20 years. They use local materials that require minimal transportation and strive to have as little waste as possible with their patterns.

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Where Mountains Meet

Artisan-Made

Since launching in 2015, Where Mountains Meet have collaborated with craftsmen in India, Guatemala, and Bolivia to promote the traditions of culturally rich communities and to pioneer a more mindful approach to design. Handmade, eclectic fabrics, modern silhouettes.

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