It’s that time of year when the air is turning crisp and we’re breaking out the jeans. Searching for ethical denim can be a challenge, but here are six brands working to change that! Check it out and support their efforts!
ABLE employs and empowers women living in developing countries to create economic growth and reduce poverty. ABLE’s denim is ethically crafted in Mexico where women are paid fair wages and provided with a safe work environment. ABLE’s denim ranges from $60-$150 with a variety of styles and options.
Everlane partners with ethical factories around the world to ensure their clothes are crafted to last. Through their ethical practices and emphasis on quality materials Everlane fights for radical transparency in the apparel industry. Everlane’s ethically crafted denim goes for the affordable price of $68.
Based in the UK, Monkee Genes will add a unique flare to your fall denim. Monkee Genes ethically crafts their jeans and uses eco-friendly materials such as organic cotton. Monkee Genes offers a wide variety of colors and styles for both men and women. Check out Monkee Genes website for prices due to the difference in currency.
Patagonia focuses on environmental and social responsibility. Patagonia works to reduce their own carbon foot print and make sure their garments are produced under safe, fair, legal and humane working conditions throughout the supply chain. Patagonia has a range of denim for both men and women. Patagonia’s denim ranges from around $60-$170.
PrAna focuses on fair trade, sustainability, and giving back. In PrAna’s designs they use materials such as recycled wool, organic cotton, and recycled polyester. Prana partners with local and international charities to give back. PrAna has seven new styles of organic cotton denim for the fall. With their easy to use denim guide, it’s a breeze finding the perfect pair of ethical jeans for the cooler season. PrAna’s denim ranges from around $79-$100.
Reformation focuses on bold, sustainable fashion by investing in eco-friendly practices and valuing the people who craft their apparel. Reformations denim line is consciously crafted using sustainable materials and made in the USA. Through Reformation's eco-friendly practices this innovative clothing company is working to reduce the carbon footprint of the fashion industry. Reformation’s denim ranges from around $98-$130.
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