A Guide to Buying Sustainable
We have consolidated our favorite marketplaces and social media hashtags to help you narrow your hunt with confidence.
In the world of luxury, three marketplaces standout for true sustainability: Fashionkind, Maison de Mode and Reve en Vert.
Reinventing how to shop for luxury clothing, Fashionkind is dedicated to championing their designers and empowering their consumers. Their website boasts hand-selected pieces picked for both their design aesthetic and the positive social and environmental impacts. Their designs come from all over the world and when purchasing from Fashionkind, you know the story behind your one-of-a-kind purchase.
Maison De Mode
Founded by the inimitable Amanda Hearst, Maison de Mode seeks to be a global platform that brings creators, curators and consumers together for a better tomorrow. A certified Remake partner (like ocean+main) Maison de Mode features the best in luxury sustainability. Dedicated to all things mindful, check out their sustainablity page for special icons to help you find everything from Made in the US, Made by BIPOC, anti-animal cruelty and more.
Rêve En Vert
Verishop’s The Responsible Shop
The Responsible Shop combines brands who specialize in clean beauty, cruelty-free cosmetics, fair trade home goods and more. Also, they plant a tree for each order made.
If fair trade and ethical fashion is what you seek, this marketplace specializes in sustainable textiles, jewelry, home goods and more. Everything is handmade by artisans that use fair trade practices. The partners who sell through Accompany help philanthropic causes specific to their region and are making the world a better place.
Ten Thousand Villages
Instagram is a hub for small sustainable brands. The best way to find them? Hashtags.
A pioneer in transparency and one of the first to lead the charge in illuminating the dark side of fashion production, Fashion Revolution is known for more that its its annual (and brilliant) 'Who Made My Clothes' campaign. For a deeper dive into all that is ethical and sustainable, follow #fashionrevolution for information on harmful production practices, toxic fabric content, and poor labor practices. You won't regret a few minutes spent scrolling through this tag!