We’re all making better choices when it comes to our environment, and finding sustainable fashion for kids has never been easier. We’ve pulled together a bunch of our favourite brands making awesome sustainable fashion for kids. These guys are all on a mission to do things the right way. Saying goodbye to sweat shops and instead, sourcing organic fabrics and materials, and insisting on fair and ethical supply chains.
If you’re looking to shop for trendy, sustainable fashion for kids, you can’t go wrong with Arket. Arket’s mission is to democratise quality and make sustainable design accessible to more people.
With a circular approach and a high level of transparency evident throughout all of their processes, they’re on a mission to drive forward positive change in the fashion and design industry.
Cashmirino is a family-owned, high-end children’s clothes label born in Italy and based in London. With strong ethical values and a loyal international customer base, the luxury children’s clothing brand is setting the bar high for designer slow fashion for kids. The Cashmirino team travel the globe to find the finest 100% natural fibres to create classic children’s clothes and outfits that can be worn over and again. This careful process takes better care of the environment and also the children that wear their clothes.
Cashmirino works closely with autonomous and highly skilled workers as well as their wider communities to produce classic and durable pieces that can be worn and passed down through generations.
Their classic luxe range of sustainable baby fashion is breathtakingly beautiful and perfect for any special occasion.
The market leaders in organic clothing for kids, we’re huge fans of Frugi’s 100% natural fashion for newborn, toddlers and children up to 10 years of age.
Frugi’s clever designs promote sustainability by prolonging the lifespan of the clothes, such as extendable sleeves and trouser legs. The brand is famous for vibrant prints, fun appliqués, and for using sustainable fabrics such as GOTS certified organic cotton, recycled plastic for its outerwear and accessories, Tencel and a GOTS certified organic wool blend.
For the SS21 summer range you’ll find a PET Repreve® yarn used across their swimwear collection. Not a plastic hanger in site, Frugi uses cardboard hangers throughout its supply chain and the clothes arrive packed in 100% GM free compostable corn starch bags.
When it comes to sustainable fashion for kids, there’s a lot to choose from.
Kite are passionate about protecting the planet, and sustainability within kids’ fashion has been at the heart of their production processes since they launched their first range back in 2007. All of their garments are made from organic cotton, recycled plastic bottles or fabrics approved by OEKO-TEX.
They are proud to be certified by Control Union to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). GOTS is the leading organic textile standard and companies must meet strict environmental and social criteria to become certified. All the elements in their supply chain – ranging from the cotton grower to our embroiderers – have been successfully inspected to ensure they meet comprehensive organic and ethical standards.
Little Green Radicals
Little Green Radicals are proud to have always produced organic and Fairtrade clothing. As a brand, they’re energised by a desire to improve on the collections they’re producing, the way they treat the people who make it and their overall impact on the environment. Their ambition remains for Little Green Radicals to blaze a trail for an ethical fashion revolution.
New kidswear clothing brand MAI (Making Animals Important) recently launched the first collection of ethical and organic clothing for children aged 0-8 years. Their collection of sustainable fashion for kids features unique endangered animal designs showcasing the Amur leopard, Asian elephants and the bumblebee. Each piece in the collection is made from the softest organic cotton with plastic-free tags and packaging.
The luxury range is exclusively available on the brand’s website MAI-clothing. The collection includes unisex rompers, t-shirts, sweats, leggings and dresses in on-trend soft greys, pinks and cream organic fabrics. Each item features hand-drawn prints to highlight the animal’s story.
MAI has committed to giving 5% of all profits to Fauna & Flora International to help endangered species and has pledged to help WeForest restore damaged ecosystems by growing new trees – enough to fill a football pitch within two years.
Mini A Ture
In March 2021, Mini A Ture became B Corporation (B Corp) certified as one of the first children’s clothing brands in the world. For B Corp companies, it is not just about being the best in the world. It is about being the best for the world.
MINI A TURE have ambitious dreams of creating something greater than a traditional children’s clothing brand. They believe producing garments for children should not just be about providing clothing for children. They want to inspire children to relish the great outdoors, encouraging recycling and limit harmful excess production. To achieve this, they have always aspired to produce in the most responsibly and environmentally friendly way possible, having very clear requirements for our suppliers in relation to wages and working conditions.
Mini la Mode
Mini la Mode produces sustainable baby and children’s fashion made from the highest grade of hand-picked Peruvian pima cotton available, 100% certified for its premium quality.
All of Mini la Mode’s items are lovingly hand-made by traditional artisans, detailed with smocking and embroideries immaculately hand stitched. Mini la Mode’s designs are modern-day heirlooms to pass down – beautiful things that will last through generations and the test of time, plus a fair bit of washing along the way!
Sustainability is an aspect that Newbie always consider when creating a new range, and sourcing sustainable materials has been a key part of their game plan since the brand started in 2010.
Newbie plays an important role in the development of sustainable communities and their goal is to work for a sustainable supply chain. One part of that is to work closely with suppliers, promoting better working conditions for people working in the production of garments. Newbie work for continuous improvement through long-term partnership with suppliers and industry collaboration.
Polarn O. Pyret
Swedish brand Polarn O. Pyret produces sustainable fashion for babies and children, with a wide range of unisex clothes perfect for a family that want to future-proof.
Polarn O. Pyret are commited to continually improving their practices, teaming up with sustainable childrenswear rental service, thelittleloop, the UK’s first rental marketplace for sustainable kids’ clothes.
The Bonniemob stock gorgeous eco-conscious, high-quality clothing for boys and girls. They have a huge range of unisex clothing in fun designs, organic cotton and super soft knitwear, all designed to stand the test of childhood.
Bonniemob is a brand committed to sustainability, which they see as an ongoing process. They’re continually learning and adapting designs and processes to ensure they are always proud of the garments they produce.
The Social Club London
The Social Club’s range of sustainable clothes are all made from 100% organic and recycled materials, so you can shop to your heart’s content.
Their signature collection features the ultimate in happy icons, the Smiley! The Smiley is available on super-cool tees and sweaters for adults and kids from 3 years up, so there’s scope for matching, a concept we know our readers love. Oh, and it’s worth remembering that The Social Club always recommends oversizing when it comes to the kidswear, so if you have babas aged 18+ you’re in luck, a size 3-4 should fit perfectly.
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