20+ Budget Friendly Ethical Summer Sundresses

Stay cool and stylish this summer with ethically made & sustainable sundresses! These ethical dress brands are affordable and fun! All dresses in this guide are under $100, we feature some organic cotton dresses, sundresses made from recycled materials, and more!

PACT Apparel: Organic Fair Trade Dresses Under $50

PACT’s budget friendly, organic clothing makes it easy for consumers to start building their eco-friendly wardrobe. PACT uses 100% Certified Organic Cotton and crafts their ethical clothing in a Fair Trade Certified factory.

Sleeveless Drawstring Dress- $45

Ethically made in a Fair Trade Certified factory & using organic cotton, this soft blue dress is the perfect summer shade for your wardrobe.

Button Back Tank Dress- $45

This dress is fun because ladies can wear the buttons in the front or in the back! Change it up and get two looks in one!

T-Shirt Pocket Dress- $40

Made with 100% organic cotton the soft feel & comfy fit of this dress are sure to keep you cool all summer long!

Mata Traders: Fun Summer Prints

Mata Traders is makes fair trade fashion readily available to consumers through vintage inspired designs & affordable prices. Mata Traders works with artisan groups in India and Nepal providing fair wages, a safe space, and the tools needed for individuals to rise above poverty.

Sydney Bike Dress- $86

This quirky bike print is perfect for adding some fun to your summer wardrobe! The fit & flare style is a flattering fit! Oh and pockets are always a plus!

Monterey Shirtdress Peach/Navy- $89

Add some pizzaz to your conscious closet with this colorful dress! Hidden pockets and a removable tie make this dress great for summer events.

Ruffled Midi Dress Blue Dots- $95

This vintage style dress is perfect for the fourth of July. The breezy style of this dress is sure to keep you cool and the fun print is eye catching with patriotic colors.

Love Justly: Discount Ethical Clothing

Love Justly works in partnership with ethical clothing companies to purchase their excess stock, reselling the fairly made items at a more affordable price in their online boutique. 5% of Love Justly profits give back to Legacy Collective which is an organization that focuses on partnering, pioneering, and funding solutions that last.

Spotted Maxi Dress- $42

This black and white spotted dress is perfect for pairing with brightly colored summer accessories. With adjustable ties at the neck and a drawstring waist, you’ll be comfortable all summer long!

Ophelia Dress- $33

This summer yellow is sure to make a statement. With a fun v-neck and bright color, you’re ready to go! This dress provides empowerment & employment to women who have been rescued from sex trafficking.

Peacock Party Dress- $64

The flirty high-low hemline and bold colors of this dress make it irresistible! Ethically made and handprinted using block printing in India. Be bold and embrace these beautiful summer colors.

Liz Alig: Socially Responsible Style

Liz Alig strives to create functional, fair-trade fashion for the modern woman. Liz Alig's purposeful fashion is crafted with a transparent supply chain, socially responsible materials, and creates a positive impact for growing communities. 

Daisey Dress- $64

This A-line skirt styled dress is handmade in Bolivia by women entrepreneurs from pima cotton sourced locally. A beautiful blue perfect for matching the sea!

The Harper Dress- $88

This Midi-dress is made with recycled navy and white Jersey Stripe. Perfect for the nautical style! This dress was ethically made by artisans in Cambodia.

Michelle Dress- $88

This classy black and white dress is perfect for any outing! Ethically made from recycled t-shirts and sewn in Honduras supporting educational programs for women living in poverty.

Fair Indigo: Fair Fashion + Fair Prices

Fair Indigo specializes in fair trade clothing. Fair Indigo uses organic materials to craft high quality garments crafted to last. Fair Indigo also gives back to The Fair Indigo Foundation, a non-profit organization with the mission to improve educational opportunities for children in the Peruvian communities where their cotton is grown, alpacas are herded, and products are made.

Polo Dress- $60

Ethically made with organic cotton and earth friendly dyes this preppy dress can be dressed up with a pair of sandals or dressed casually with tennis shoes!

Maxi Tank Dress- $70

The unique print on this dress makes this a summer staple. Ethically made with organic cotton and earth friendly dyes, you can wear this dress with confidence.

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Bias Cut Dress- $70

These blue and white stripes will bring out your nautical style this summer. Perfect for those beach days and can double as a fun swim suit cover up too!

Krochet Kids: Casual & Comfy

Krochet Kids works with vulnerable women who live in impoverished women around the world through their partnership with Capable. Capable is a holistic program providing education and financial mentorship to employees. Employees are provided with fair wages and safe working environments

Skye Dress- $25

The Skye Dress is ethically made in Peru using 100% GOTs certified Organic Cotton + Spandex. This dress moves with you and the fresh sage color is great for summer!

The Dalloway Dress-$54

This pink and white stripe dress will keep your summer wardrobe light & breezy. Ethically made with 100% GOTS certified Organic Cotton in a Fair Trade Certified factory!

Hollie Dress- $59

Ethically made with organic cotton, the loose fit of this dress is sure to keep you cool during those summer heat waves. The Hollie Dress comes in a variety of fun colors too!

Everlane: Sleek Summer Style

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.

The Cotton Weave Picnic Dress— $88

The Cotton Weave Picnic Dress is breathable with a slightly textured finish. This comfy dress has adjustable straps, an elasticized back for comfort, & pockets. 

Weekend Tee Dress- $30

Made of soft, lightweight cotton with a lived-in feel and a relaxed fit, the Weekend Tee Dress is like your favorite tee—in dress form! This t-shirt dress comes in a few fun summer colors!

Japanese GoWeave Sleeveless Wrap Dress-$100

A flattering V neckline, tie waist, & below knee length make this a classic. Made of Everlane’s wrinkle-resistant Japanese GoWeave fabric.