The Ethicalista Standard

There are five important criteria we take into consideration when auditing brands. We believe that a truly ethical brand meets the following standards:

Vetted Brands

Every brand in our database is thoroughly vetted to ensure ethical practices.

Sustainable Materials

Brands must use eco-friendly materials in all of their clothing.

Eco-Conscious Practices

From renewable energy to carbon offsets, we highlight the positive practices used by brands.

Socially Conscious

Fair wages and safe work environments are a must to be considered truly ethical.

Vegan Options

When available, we highlight vegan options.

List of
Ethical Fashion Brands

See our extensive list of truly cruelty-free brands. Every brand must meet our strict criteria to be listed.

See The List


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