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9 Fun and Flirty Tops from Responsible Fashion Brands

Warmer weather has arrived, and we’re all ready to have some fun in the sun! We’ve picked nine cute summer tops from some of our favorite indie brands that are No Kill Mag approved. We choose brands that care about people and the planet. How that shows up in their brand can vary. Some might use only second-hand or deadstock fabrics, others have the most inclusive sizing we’ve seen. Bottomline: we love their stories and their styles!

All products featured on No Kill Mag are independently selected by our writers or editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Able | quincy ruffle blouse

Romantic ruffles and bell sleeves make this blouse the perfect first choice for this list! Made with ultra soft and drapy satin, this classic piece can be dressed up for work or styled in a more relaxed way for casual outings. It’s also currently on sale!

Price: On sale for $64 from $118!

Size: XXS – XL

Whimsy + Row | Valentina top

This next pick from Whimsy + Row is a perfect summer staple! The wrap top is made from 100% linen and has a cropped fit. Nine colors and patterns are available to choose from, making it easy to pair it with any bottom or skirt. Versatile front and back ties allow wearers to adjust it to be as low or high cut as they’d like, making it a cute and playful option.

Price: $94

Sizes: XS – XL

Christy Dawn | The Thelma Top

Christy Dawn offers flirtatious style with this floral pointelle top, made from 100% regenerative cotton. This lightweight cami features a flattering sweetheart neckline and adjustable spaghetti straps, making it ideal for wearing comfortably on its own or layering over other pieces. It is also available in black.

Price: $88

Sizes: XS – XL

One Shoulder Top by Cuyana

The most versatile top for summer: it can be dressed up or down to take you from day to night. The clean, flattering lines are made more unexpected by an asymmetrical shape and an interior bralette is already included for added security and light support. Comes in black or Mango orange.

Grown, spun, and finished all in Peru, our Pima is durable and irresistibly soft. This style is finished by a family-owned workshop collective near Lima.

GOTS and Oeko-Tex Certified, ensuring organic practices and that no harmful pesticides or chemicals are used from field to fiber to fabric.

Price: $78

Sizes: XS-XL

one shoulder orange top

ABACAXI Fruit Nostalgia Beaded Tee

This backless beaded tee is the definition of fun! This tee is 100% cotton slub jersey and ties in the back for a more fitted look. The ties can also be left dangling for more of a loose fit. Each fruit is hand-embroidered or beaded, and there are wooden beads at the end of the ties for more of a bohemian look.

Sizes: XS – 2X

Reverie Tank by Known Supply

Light and flowy, the Reverie tank is everything you need for the warm days ahead. With a slight peplum, the Reverie is a perfect pair to your favorite shorts. And if you’re one who asks #whomademyclothes on a regular basis, you’ll be happy to know that on Known Supply you can actually “meet” the garment worker.

100% Cotton, Made in India

Price: $21

SizesL XS – XXL

zebra print cami

Lauren Top by Whimsy + Row

The Lauren Top is three pieces in one! The reversible long sleeve cropped top can be worn tied in front, wrapped around and tied in back or completely reversed for an open-back look. Along with button closures at the wrist and silky tencel fabric, the Lauren Top can be paired with practically anything for the perfect night look.

51% Tencel 49% Cupro

Tencel – TENCEL™ is a brand name for lyocell or modal. It’s made from dissolved wood pulp and sourced from certified responsible and controlled sources like sustainably managed forests. This natural fabric is biodegradable and 50% more absorbent than cotton.

Cupro – Think Vegan Silk! Made from Cotton Linter Aka Fibers usually that are thrown away. It’s biodegradable, easy to wash, produced in a closed loop, hypoallergenic, and thermo-regulating.

Sizes XS – XL

Barlow Washable Silk Cami by Amour Vert

This bright colorful springtime cami features the cutest floral pattern and adjustable straps. It would pair amazingly with a pair of baggy wide leg pants and a strappy sandal. Amour Vert sources their Washable Silk from bluesign® factories and mills to guarantee safer, higher-quality, more traceable, and more ethical silk. Made from 100% Silk Crepe de Chine.

Sizes XS-XL

floral camisol top

Emerald Knit Top by Reformation

This off-the-shoulder top is elegant and accentuates with a tighter fit. It’s made from TENCEL™ Lyocell, a material that comes from Eucalyptus trees, which take only half an acre to produce one ton of fiber. Its closed loop production means 99% of the non-toxic solvent is reused. Eco Cinch is a light weight, soft, stretch jersey fabric – 88% TENCEL ® lyocell, 12% spandex.

Sizes XS-XL

Reformation white off the shoulder top

–nina Dagaev

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