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9 Sustainable Denim Brands You Should Know About

We’ve got the denim you’re looking for to create your favorite fall look. Whether it’s jeans, jackets, jumpers, or tops, you’ll find what you need on this list to pair with that knobby cardigan, throw over your everyday autumn dress, or fancy up your go-to vegan Uggs. You’ll even find looks for your pup! So grab that PSL and give yourself a minute. You’re going to want to browse the brands below for your new favorite old denim.

Boyish

For women’s denim designed in Los Angeles, check out this woman-owned company. You’ll find vintage looks with contemporary twists—melding men’s fabrics and fits into designs made for women whose style preference is … well … Boyish. Check out their new fall collection, including The Kenny (vintage overalls with black stonewash), The Ryder (a 90’s vibe denim jacket with cropped batwing sleeves), and The Landon (a feminine take on the denim jacket, incorporating puffy sleeves and a cropped cut).

Boyish

Nudie

This Swedish-based, 100% organic line knows a thing or two about sustainability. They craft their jeans to become your future well-worn favorites using no extra treatments or washes. Quality, eco-friendly construction combined with free repairs and a re-use program (shop their “pre-loved” denim!) will have you feeling great about looking good.

Nudie

Mott & Bow

You’ll find what you need for everyday looks at Mott & Bow, including shirts, dresses, tees, and sweats, but heads up—only the women’s jeans are vegan. Their men’s jeans are made with leather back patches. Operating from their family-owned manufacturing facility, this brand controls water usage, waste, and quality. Sticking to a simplistic design process allows them to get you a great product at reasonable prices.

Mott & Bow

Todd Shelton

When Casual Friday turns into Casual Whenever, Todd Shelton is ready with men’s looks that reflect classic style with minimalist design. These New Jersey-produced jeans come available in darks, lights, and whites with accompanying shirts, shorts, and sweatshirts to round out your wardrobe.

Todd Shelton

DL1961

This New York-based brand takes pride in producing jeans that use less than ten gallons of water to manufacture (the average pair requires up to 1,500 gallons!). They’ve even introduced a super sustainable line—Better by DL—that utilizes less than FIVE gallons of water per item. Their inclusive sizing encompasses tall, petite, and maternity. While you’re shopping, pick up denim for the doggo!

DL1961

Warp + Weft

If you’re looking for size-inclusive styles at affordable prices, Warp + Weft is your go-to spot. They’ve got designs for tall, petite, and maternity and cuts that include skinny, straight, wide leg, and bootcut. This family-owned brand recycles 98% of the limited water they use to manufacture their denim, skips the eco-yuck bleaching, and supports ethical practices and a positive work environment for their employees.

Warp + Weft

Outerknown

What happens when you combine a radical commitment to sustainability with quality denim? You get a great-fitting pair of jeans that’s easy on the earth. Through fair labor practices, the use of organic and recycled or regenerated materials, and a “repair, replace, recycle” program, Outerknown creates a product you can feel great wearing.

Outerknown

prAna

prAna is the spot to find everyday basics—denim jeans, shorts, skirts, and jackets—created with practices that are better for you and kinder on the environment. You’ll find cropped styles such as the Gram Crop Jean, high-waisted skirts like the Aubrey Denim, and everything in between—the Buxton, Kayla, Kara, and more.

prAna

Etica

At Etica, you’ll find on-trend looks created with sustainability in mind. Check out their Jett Jacket, a cropped style with a retro feel. Their Josie Pop Crop jeans pair nicely with your new fall boots. Want to dress it up a bit? Try the Johanna A Line Midi Skirt or the Jori Sleeveless Denim Dress.

Etica

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Tammie, a vegan of 17 years, is a former psychology professor and self-proclaimed super-woke wellness guru. Indie author, kindness ambassador, and big dreamer, she’s just a girl, standing in front of a broken US food system, asking it to be vegan.

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