Ethical Brand Starter Guide

If you’ve landed on this post I think it’s safe to assume you’re looking to make the switch to ethical fashion or you’re already an ethical shopper and are looking to expand the brands you shop with. Or maybe you’re just curious about the ethical fashion space. Either way, you’re probably trying to answer this question:

Where can I shop for ethical clothing?

Today I’m here to help you answer that question with my ethical brand starter guide! Or at least share the brands I’ve found and love. I always struggled at first to find ethical brands that meet my aesthetic. Not to mention, I had no idea where to even start a year ago when I knew nothing about ethical brands. It can really be a challenge to fine new ethical brands to shop for when you’re looking to add a piece of clothing to your wardrobe.

So, to make it easier, I’m sharing  a complete list of brands I’ve discovered in my journey to ethical and responsible fashion over the past year.

A Full List of Ethical Brands

This ethical brand starter guide links to brands whose styles range from minimal to classic style. I’ve found all of these while researching places to shop more responsibly over the past year. I’ve decided to break them up by category of clothing for easy shopping.

The brands on this list meet at least one of these requirements:

  • Transparency in the creation and production process
  • Organically sourced materials
  • Locally and handmade products
  • Reused clothing

Ethical Brands Starter Guide by Category

Minimal and Wardrobe basics

All Linen

Classic Fashion

Online Vintage Stores



Some of my favorites from these brands

There you have it! My ethical brand starter guide. I’m sure I’ll have more brands to list in this post as I explore more in the ethical fashion space. There are so many brands with beautiful and well made clothing. It’s so much fun to explore them and feel inspired by how unique each and everyone is. I hope this helps to guide you all as you shop more ethically and responsibly.

Are there any brands I missed that you love to shop? I’d love to hear from you all in the comments!

By the way, the outfit I’m wearing above is completely ethical. You can see more about it here.

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