Here is a list of brands I work with and want to feature for their sustainable and ethical practices, plus any discount codes that I can share with you.
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Universal Standard offers high-quality, size-inclusive essentials. On their site you can also design your own mini capsule wardrobes which is really fun!
Power Of My People
POMP creates timeless wardrobe basics of the highest standard. Their pieces are responsibly made in Canada. You can use my code EMILYLIGHTLY to get 10% off full-priced items in their shop!
Everlane's way is “exceptional quality; ethical factories; radical transparency.” They offer a range of classic styles and affordable, high-quality basics that work for any wardrobe.
Tradlands creates high-quality, sustainably- and ethically-made basics for women. I love their menswear-inspired shirts, cozy sweaters, and layer-able dresses.
Kotn creates ethically-made, quality essentials from authentic Egyptian cotton. They are a certified B corporation and also a Canadian brand.
ABLE is an ethical fashion brand that is challenging the fashion industry by employing, training, and empowering women. ABLE is committed to quality, both in their product and the lives of their employees. They offer a wide range of apparel and accessories.
Beaumont Organic's mission is to design and create 'Contemporary Conscious Clothing' responsibly using luxury fabrics for the modern woman. They use organic cotton, take steps to minimize fabric waste, and only work with ethical factories in the EU.
Lounge & Activewear
Pact makes clothing that is practical, comfortable, and easy using GOTS certified organic cotton and fair trade factories. They are a great source for loungewear and casual, everyday clothes. Use code emilylightly20 for 20% off your first order!
Vitamin A Swim
Vitamin A is a sustainable swimwear brand that designs their collections using recycled and plant-based materials. Use code LIGHTLY10 for 10% off your first purchase of $100 or more!
Knix creates comfortable, wireless bras and undergarments, but what I really love is their leakproof line. I have a set of their leakproof panties which I use for my zero-waste period and they are one of the best purchases I've made.
Nisolo's vision is to push the fashion industry in a more sustainable direction. Their shoes are expertly designed, high quality, and stylish without compromising the planet or garment producers.
Allbirds makes the most comfortable shoes ever (up to interpretation, but that's my opinion!) They're a certified B Corp that uses natural materials to make their shoes.
Thesus (formerly Alice + Whittles) creates functional yet elevated collections of outdoor footwear from natural and recycled materials.
Bags & Accessories
Parker Clay handcrafts premium leather goods in Ethiopia with a mission of transforming communities through social and economic empowerment. They create ethical employment opportunities to uplift women out of exploitation.
O My Bag
O MY BAG creates eco-friendly leather goods that have a positive impact in the communities where they are made in India.
Baggu is most well-known for its re-usable shopping bags, which are made from 40% recycled nylon sourced from pre-consumer waste.
Cuyana creates apparel and accessories with premium materials. They are committed to to creating products responsibly with a focus on timeless styles and the ability to recycle products through their partnership with thredUP.
Mejuri works with top jewellers who commit to exceptional craftsmanship and ethical practices, to produce quality essentials. They are my top destination for dainty gold jewelry that is wearable for everyday but still feels special.
Monica Vinader creates high-quality jewelry using sustainable and ethical practices. They only use recycled gold and silver, they offset their carbon emissions, and they use recyclable packaging. They also have a recycling program which is helping them move towards a more circular economy.
Nordgreen creates high-quality, timeless watches. The minimalistic, timeless Danish design of these watches really speaks to me as I am half Danish on my father's side. Every watch purchased at Nordgreen supports one of three social projects of your choice. Use the code EMILYL15 for 15% off your order!
Cocokind creates conscious skincare products with a focus on hydration and barrier support. I'm especially a fan of their watermelon hemp oil for daily hydration and turmeric tonic for treating dark spots.
REN Clean Skincare
REN offers high-performance skincare with clinically proven results. Their products use natural, bioactive ingredients and are formulated for sensitive skin.
Kora Organics is a clean beauty and skin care collection by Miranda Kerr. The products are cruelty-free and include certified organic ingredients in glass or recyclable packaging. I personally love the Turmeric Glow Moisturizer and Noni Bright Vitamin C Serum.
BLK + GRN
BLK + GRN is a fully Black-owned business that focuses solely on clean and natural products produced by Black artisans. They offer high-quality, non-toxic products that support their overall mission of cultivating community health and wellness. Use the code EmilyLightly10 for 10% off your order!
OrganiCup is the menstrual cup I personally use. Their cups are made of 100% soft, medical-grade silicon with no allergens. They are also certified vegan and cruelty-free. I have been using it for years and it works really well!
The Detox Market
The Detox Market is a place for effective beauty products with pure ingredients and cruelty-free formulas. Their mission is to make clean beauty safe and fun for everyone.
Petit Vour focuses on clean and cruelty-free beauty, and they are dedicated to providing the best ethical products from around the world. They also offer some ethical fashion - you can grab a pair of my favourite Veja sneakers from their site!
True Botanicals creates skin care and body products that promise results without toxins, using only natural and organic ingredients.
Skylar is creating a new world of fragrance by using clean, conscious ingredients to craft beautiful, innovative and hypoallergenic fragrances. I wear the scent Isle as my daily perfume.
Home & Lifestyle
Material creates beautiful kitchenware designed for the discerning home cook. They believe in doing things right rather than doing them quick, from impeccable material sourcing to meticulous design.
Bearaby's all-natural and sustainably-made weighted blankets are super comforting and proven to help with stress and getting a better sleep. I have the 20lb Cotton Napper which is super soft and breathable. It feels like a really good hug!
Our Place's popular Always Pan replaces 8 pieces of cookware in your kitchen. It has a non-stick surface that's free of toxic chemicals. I have it in the colour Char and I can honestly say that it's a great pan - we use it all the time for a variety of meals.
Package Free Shop
Package Free Shop sells sustainable and eco-friendly home and personal care products to help you live a zero-waste lifestyle. It was started by Lauren Singer who is one of my idols!
Grove Collaborative delivers eco-friendly home essentials, including household cleaning, personal care, children, and pet products.
SOL Organics creates affordable, fair trade, 100% organic cotton bed and bath products with integrity.
Stylebook is the app I use to organize my closet, plan my capsule wardrobes, and create outfits. I've been using it for years and I can say it's been a great investment and super helpful resource for me on my slow fashion journey.