Opting for cute, sustainable clothing is a much easier way to feel less guilty about feeding into fast fashion corporations like Forever 21 and Fashion Nova, many of which own inherently dehumanizing sweat-shops with little to no remorse for the workers and environmental toll this takes on us.
While definitely on the expensive side, their cohesive plan to consider water input, energy input, land use, eco-toxicity, greenhouse gas emissions, human toxicity, availability and price when manufacturing clothes makes up for its high-end prices.
2. Alternative Apparel, Inc.
It's budget-friendliness and incorporates organic and recycled materials wherever possible, with most of their clothes being under $100.
Levi's jeans are by far the most sustainable, with initiatives like Cotton's Blue Jeans Go Green™ program that recycled over 2.4 million pieces of denim and diverted over 1,200 tons of textile waste from landfills.
Everlane focuses on their workers as well, and ensure to keep up to ethical standards by paying close attention to factors like fair wages, reasonable hours, and environment.
5. Stella McCartney
Luxury fashion, but make it sustainable. Stella McCartney pushes towards transparency, protecting ancient and endangered forests and measuring our impact and footprint.