Cruelty Free Clothing Brands you Need to Know
Here is a list of cruelty-free, ethical and animal friendly clothing brands from around the world that you need to know about.
Vaute is an ethical fashion house that is run by animal lovers and activists. This 100% vegan-clothing brand uses recycled fibres that result in interesting and beautiful textures. Vaute’s line ranges from lavish gowns to comfy sweaters.
Della is an apparel clothing company focused on the protection and preservation of animal rights. This fashion brand is unique; not only does it support animals rights, it is also dedicated to creating and maintaining jobs, education and skills training for the people of Hohoe in Ghana.
3. IN THE SOULSHINE
In The Soulshine is an Australian based, animal friendly and certified organic brand of tee-shirts. They are made with little to no impact on animals or the natural environment and use vegan ink. The brand is also very proud of their factory in Bali where their employees are being paid 3-5 times the normal Balinese salary in fashion factories.
4. BRAVE GENTLEMAN
Brave Gentleman clothing company uses materials such as recycled soda and water bottles as well as recycled polyester and cotton blends from waste streams to create their luxury menswear range.
5. DELIKATE RAYNE
Delikate Rayne is a mindful clothing company that continuously strives to uncover and develop upon more inventive and insightful cruelty free and sustainable textiles. The brand is proud of their reputation of breaking down the barriers of how vegan clothing is often seen, which is achieved by a careful selection of vegan leathers.
Reformation is a clothing brand that uses predominately recycled vintage clothing. The brand uses high quality, vegan friendly fabrics and couples this with modern designs, making it a very well known brand and a real go-to for ethical consumers.
Loomstate is a vegan friendly brand that focuses on quality and sustainability and uses nothing but 100% certified organic cotton in its designs and creations. This clothing label prides itself on going above and beyond fabric and fibre, in an effort to target consumers with a moral fibre to choose clothing wisely.
8. GROCERIES APPAREL
This ethically focused clothing brand uses only the best vegan materials possible in the creation of its stylish pieces. What’s unique and fun about Groceries Apparel is that you can shop their website by either “style” or “ingredient”. Such ingredients include hemp, organic cotton, recycled plastics, vegetable dyes or eucalyptus.
9. STELLA MCCARTNEY
Stella McCartney is one of few major fashion houses that takes a cruelty free approach to the creation and production of their fashion lines. Stella McCartney is dedicated to maintaining and promoting a cruelty free approach to fashion with a focus on incorporating more sustainable materials into the clothing brand such as fake fur and vegetarian leather.
WAWWA is a clothing brand that has little to no impact on the environment as a whole and passionately strives to make its clothing climate neutral. This clothing is 100% organic and 100% vegan.
11. HARPER AND LANGE
Harper and Lange is a cruelty free women’s clothing company that creates bohemian inspired clothing for the free-spirited woman. This vegan fashion line is dedicated to creating unique and individual clothing that is full of expression and takes inspiration from the ground up.
12. JAMES & CO
James and Co is a cruelty free clothing brand specialising in coats and jackets, tailored entirely from high quality vegan leather. This brand was established due to its founder’s belief that women should not have to sacrifice their personal moral beliefs when it comes to quality clothing.
13. WUXLY MOVEMENT
This clothing initiative is a Canadian based brand that creates ethical outerwear such as parker jackets and warm winter vegan coats. Created to fulfil the needs of the Wuxly creators who were looking for ethically made and produced warm vegan winter wear, Wuxly Movement has taken the winter world by storm by saving the lives of thousands of animals.
14. THE WHITE RAVEN
Located in the Australian coastal town of Byron Bay, The White Raven is a small clothing brand that creates handmade, limited edition and one-off pieces under a “no mass production” and ethical philosophy.
15. UNREAL FUR
Unreal Fur is a Melbourne based brand that was established with the single goal of ending the cruel fur trade in the fashion industry. Unreal Fur is loud and proud of their 100% vegan status and talk openly and passionately on topics such as animal welfare and ethical practices in fashion.
Umasam is a German clothing brand that ethically produces its clothing using eco-forward, high-tech clothing initiatives and materials. This brand has become a pioneer in the sustainable fashion industry.
Miakoda works towards making the world understand that fashion does not have to come at an ethical cost. Miakoda creates sexy and ethical clothing, using 100% plant-based fabrics and design techniques which are friendly to the earth and its inhabitants.
18. TASI TRAVELS
Tasi Travels is known for its high-quality and unique pieces. They use sustainable Tencel in the creation of their garments all the while following the daily mantra of “minimalism, practicality and style”.
Stanley/Stella is a Belgium based clothing brand specialising in ethical shirts. Sustainability is the glue that holds Stanley/Stella together, but they do not shy away from wearability and style. Shirts are mostly made of 100% organic cotton or recycled polyester.
21. PUNK PARROT
Punk parrot is a clothing brand based in Poland. The brand proudly promotes veganism, feminism and animal rights. They use ethically created and produced tee’s to send the message of animal rights to the public through the use of slogans.
22. ANIMAL BEHAVIOR
Animal Behavior is a fashion forward label whose basis lies in working towards changing the fashion industry once and for all, with a focus on paving the way to a more responsible and thoughtful way of doing things in the industry. With each collection, the brand focuses on an endangered animal to create awareness and funds for the animal that the fashion industry (and other industries) have taken advantage of.
Armedangels is a clothing brand based in Denmark that produce clothing for men, women and children that are both sophisticated and trendy. They have a huge range that has been produced without harm to the planet, its animals or its people.
“Australian based, zero waste, vegan and organic clothing label, Indecisive, creative affordable and sustainable clothing with a luxurious feel.” All clothing created by Indecisive is made from recycled textiles that have been considered “waste” by various textile production companies.
Shrimps, located in the United Kingdom works tirelessly towards creating faux fur that looks and feels like the real thing. By creating a high quality faux fur product, Shrimps is aiming for the abolishment of fur within the fashion industry.
26. PLANT FACED
Plant Faced Clothing proudly describes itself as the Global lovechild of fashion, design, music, art, skate, surf, street and an ethical and plant-based lifestyle. Plant Faced creates clothing that does not hurt the Earth and project that they are not just a brand, but a plant movement.
27. THOUGHT CLOTHING
Thought Clothing is a contemporary, inventive and creative style that is based in Australia. This brand uses only natural resources in their inspiration, creation and production.
28. MUD JEANS
Mud Jeans is focused on sustainability and was created as a response to fast fashion and the effects the industry has on the environment. MUD Jeans works within a “circular motion” philosophy, in that your jeans are designed and created, you purchase these jeans, wear them until you no longer want to, then send them back. MUD then either recycles them to create new denim or upcycles them which are then sold as vintage jeans. Mud has won many environmental awards for their hard work.
29. MILK AND MASUKI
Milk and Masuki is an ethically aware and cruelty free clothing label for children. All clothing made by this brand is made from 100% organic cotton and their toys are made from 100% sustainable wood. No harsh, chemical heavy materials are used by this children’s brand.
30. SYNERGY CLOTHING
Synergy is a clothing brand inspired by the culture, textiles and fabrics of South East Asia. This family-run brand has the highest quality standards in regards to sustainability and ethics as well as ethical employment practices.