Sustainable & Ethical Clothing Available Across The UK

Values-based shopping extends beyond the fads of fast fashion and enables consumers to vote for a better world. And thousands of readers have reached out to us looking for ethical fashion brands that ship directly to the UK.

These 11 eco-friendly fashion brands are using its values and design to acknowledge the gap between fast fashion and respect for people and the planet. Supporting brands such as these will give you peace-of-mind about what you’re wearing and where it came from—plus, you’ll look and feel fabulous.

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1. Thought

Based In | London
Ethics | Sustainable fabrics, ethical production, gives back, eco-friendly packaging
Best For | Range of organic & sustainable clothing for all genders
Product Range | Adult apparel, loungewear, socks, accessories
Size Range | UK 6–18
Price Range | ££

Thought is a sustainable clothing company with a simple philosophy: to design and create beautiful, timeless fashion while caring for our environment. The adult apparel is made from natural fibers such as hemp, bamboo, and organic cotton. As proud supporters of slow and thoughtful fashion, Thought works to ensure that every person who touches its clothing is treated respectfully with fair wages and working conditions. Worldwide shipping available!

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2. Boden

Based In | West London
Ethics | Responsibly sourced & sustainable materials, ethically made, eco-friendly packaging & practices, gives back
Best For | Colorful styles & patterns
Product Range | Adult & children’s apparel, swimwear, bags, shoes, & accessories
Size Range | UK 6–22; 3.5–8.5 for shoes
Price Range | £–£££

For three decades, Boden has been boldly mixing fun, style, and sustainability. Based in West London, the brand works with partners across Turkey, China, and India to ethically produce everything from children’s playwear to women’s workwear. Using sustainable cotton and responsibly sourced materials, the end result is a line of bold and beautiful apparel anyone will love. Especially for all of our short(er) friends, this will be your new go-to for petite wear that’s both fashion-forward and fair trade.

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3. Mayamiko

Based In | Southeast Africa & London
Ethics | Artisan-made, Ethical Trade Initiative Certified, fair & safe working conditions, gives back, solar-powered workshop, sustainable & recycled materials
Best For | Statement pieces & accessories
Product Range | Women’s apparel & loungewear, bags, jewelry, accessories
Size Range | S–L
Price Range | ££–£££

Using programs like business management and financial literacy, Mayamiko empowers artisans and tailors globally with the skills, training, and education required to support themselves. The company also locally sources its materials from fabric markets, uses a zero-waste policy for production, and operates out of a solar-powered workshop. Its business model provides jobs that lead to the creation of incredibly high-quality clothing and accessories you’ll love to wear.

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4. People Tree

Based In | London
Ethics | Integrated supply chain, Fair Trade certified, fair trade & GOTS certified materials, low-impact dyes, gives back
Best For | Women’s workwear
Product Range | Women’s apparel, nightwear, underwear, essentials, & accessories
Size Range | 8–16
Price Range | £–£££

People Tree provides an alternative to fast fashion by producing ethically and environmentally sustainable clothing and accessories. It partners with individual fair trade producers, garment workers, artisans, and farmers in various countries, always seeking to sustain interpersonal relationships and treat people and the planet with respect. The unique and stunning garments are dyed using safe and AZO-free dyes and will make you look and feel great.

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5. Komodo

Based In | Kathmandu, Bali, & India
Ethics | Sustainable & recycled materials, free of single-use plastic, GOTS certified, ethically made, gives back, cruelty-free
Best For | Men’s casual wear
Product Range | Adult apparel, shoes, bags, jewelry, socks, accessories
Size Range | UK 8–16+
Price Range | ££–£££

Komodo has been committed to eco-friendly fashion since 1988. Using natural and innovative fabrics made from tree cellulose, plastic bottles, and more, the company’s designs are inspired by the culture and colours of Asia, mixed eclectically with Western influence. Komodo also works closely with its fair wage factories and, as a member of 1% for the Planet, donates to the Sumatran Orangutan Society restoring natural rainforests and eco-systems.

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6. Nancy Dee

Based In | London
Ethics | Ethically made in Britain in small factories, upcycled & sustainable materials, locally sourced packaging & printing
Best For | Personal styling services
Product Range | Women’s dresses, jumpsuits, tops, bottoms, personal styling
Size Range | UK 8–16
Price Range | £–££

At Nancy Dee, you’ll find ethical and sustainable fashion suitable for any lifestyle. The versatility of Nancy Dee’s pieces will leave you with a wardrobe set for your work, home, and social life. The fabrics are made from mostly renewable natural sources, created in small factories, and developed with specialist skills held to the highest standard. The company also designs its patterns to intentionally minimize fabric waste and produces in limited quantities. Plus, it provides personal styling services!

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7. Nomads

Based In | UK & India
Ethics | Fair trade, artisan methods, GOTS certified organic cotton & sustainable fibers, gives back
Best For | Everyday casual apparel
Product Range | Adult apparel & knitwear, bags, jewelry, accessories
Size Range | UK 8–18
Price Range | £–££

Inspired by Indian culture, Nomads creates clothing that’s soft, comfortable, and feminine. The brand, in partnership with fair wage factories across India, creates original prints that showcase age-old techniques (such as woodblock printing, textured handloom, and exquisite tie-dye) and uses natural fibers like Viscose and Lyocell made from sustainable wood pulp. With fair trade values and ethical fashion guidelines, Nomads delivers contemporary clothing that celebrates traditional skills.

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8. Lora Gene

Based In | London
Ethics | Certified B Corp, deadstock & sustainable fabrics, ethically made in Bulgaria, higher-than-normal wages, eco-friendly production, size-inclusive
Best For | Silk skirts & dresses
Product Range | Women’s apparel, outerwear, knitwear, loungewear, accessories
Size Range | UK 8–28
Price Range | ££–££££

For the dreamiest pieces you can imagine, we love Lora Gene. This certified B Corp is inspired by Bulgarian materials using locally sourced deadstock silk and organically grown rose oil. Lora Gene’s team visits its Bulgarian production facility regularly as well, offering fair wages and a safe working environment; otherwise, everything else is made in-house in the UK. Consider us obsessed with these feminine silhouettes and buttery soft fabrics.

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9. Kemi Telford

Based In | London
Ethics | Ethically made, low waste, eco-friendly packaging, carbon-neutral, gives back
Best For | Skirts & bottoms
Product Range | Women’s apparel, outerwear, samples & seconds, accessories
Size Range | S–XL, measurements vary
Price Range | ££–£££

Kemi Telford was created by Yvonne Modupe Telford, who merged her love of fashion and her Yoruba and Nigerian roots. This ethical, sustainable brand creates made-to-last pieces full of vibrant color and personality for the modern woman. Pieces are ethically made across the UK, Nigeria, India, and China, where employees work no more than eight hours a day. Plus, the team follows low-waste practices, uses recyclable or biodegradable packaging, and regularly gives back.

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10. Bibico

Based In | Bath
Ethics | Fair trade certified, ethically sewn in women’s co-ops in India & Nepal, natural & organic materials
Best For | Jumpers & trousers
Product Range | Women’s apparel & accessories
Size Range | UK 8–18
Price Range | ££–£££

Bibico has long found its inspiration from northern Spain’s simple lifestyle, landscape, and emphasis on family. The designers at Bibico take a slow, “back to basics” approach to fashion and create fuss-free, high-quality garments that are timeless and versatile. Every piece is made from sustainable materials, designed carefully, and crafted ethically by women in India and Nepal. We especially love the linen pieces, which make great closet staples in any season.

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11. Olive

Based In | Gloucestershire
Ethics | Living wages, manufactured within OECD advanced economies, GOTS certified organic & natural fibers
Best For | Contemporary designs
Product Range | Adult apparel, jewelry, accessories
Size Range | S–L (UK 6–16)
Price Range | ££–£££

Olive makes its mark by mixing fashion methodologies. Combining street style with sophistication, it offers tops, bottoms, outerwear, loungewear, and more in charming silhouettes and subtle colors, patterns, and textures. Olive works with independent designers, has direct access to production floors, and communicates with factory workers in their native language. Olive also ships to every country in the world, so no matter where you live, you can wear the modern minimalist pieces.

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