Holiday parties are coming! Whether you are dreading the work shindig or really excited for your annual Christmas Party, you’ll need something to wear. I’ve rounded up my favorite holiday appropriate dresses at varying budgets for every sustainable shopper.
This dress is glamorous and depending on what you put under it potentially saucy. The dress is see through so you’ll probably want a lining like the model. The dress is handmade in Boston with deadstock burnout velvet.
Party with others or with yourself in this sexy but modest dress in Christmas appropriate red. It’s made with tencel and spandex and produced sustainably.
Formal occasion perfection from Aijek. Founded by self-taught designer Danielle Woo, the brand focuses on natural, sustainable, and recycled fabrics.
Festive boho style from Kas New York. All of Kas New York’s clothing is made with ethical employment standards in New Delhi, India. They also run a program to train a new generation of the female workforce.
This ladylike lace dress that will work for any season is from Mata Traders. It’s made in India using sustainably farmed cotton and traditional dyeing and embroidery techniques.
Upgrade your little black dress with these showstopping sleeves from Fame and Partners. They are based in Los Angeles and focus on artisanal, and as close to zero-waste as possible production. Nothing is mass produced.
Bring your own sparkle to the party with this socially responsible dress from Leota. They ethically manufacture with strict standards and donate every unsold item.
Festive green dresses have been few and far between this season. This one is appropriate for the office and ready to be dressed up with the right accessories. It’s made with organic cotton and recycled polyester. Synergy Organic also has fair labor standards for their Indian production.
Bring a vintage vibe with this velvet dress from Thought Clothing. It’s made with organic cotton and has traditional pinafore detailing like patch pockets.
Cherry red to stand out in any setting. This dress is from Kotn. They ensure supply chain transparency by making their own fabrics and buying directly from farmers. It’s farm to table clothing. They ensure fair wages for all supply chain participants.
Buck the Christmas color palette and grab this party dress from Everlane. It’s made ethically in Suzhou.
It might not be in traditional festive colors but this Komodo dress is so cozy you’ll be warm enough for any weather. It’s knitted sustainably with 100% merino wool.
Graphic based but comfortable. Stand out in this dress from Peter Jensen X People Tree. It’s made from organic cotton and eco dyes.
Everyone needs that classic, go-to black dress. This one is a perfect option. It’s from Beckons and manufactured in Colorado using sustainable materials like organic cotton. They also donate their end of season leftovers to the Women’s Resource Network.