Seven Ethically Made Pairs of Jeans We Love

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A good pair of denim can empower anybody, whether you’re going to the grocery store or going on a date. While the price of these sustainable jeans usually cost more than the traditional fast fashion brand jeans, what you get in return by purchasing these are far greater than the traditional brands could ever give you. Think of how long a good pair of sustainable denim will last you AND how the people making your jeans are being paid fairly. Here are our 7 pairs of jeans we love from sustainable and ethical brands to make you feel ready to go about your day!

Frank And Oak is determined to be sustainable in their practices, all around. From the packaging, to the receipts, to the fabrics themselves, Frank And Oak is doing it the ethical way.

Circular denim™ designed to be easily recycled. The Linda features a roomy and flattering balloon-fit that hugs the hips and leaves room for the thighs, high waist, and ankle-length hem. Tapered leg opening. Side seam forward at the hem. Crafted with conscious materials, salvaged fibres, and mindful production methods without compromising comfort and durability. Manufactured using an innovative Hydro-less process that saves up to 95% more water than traditional methods. Rivetless to facilitate recycling. Nickel shanks. NATULON® recycled polyester zipper tape. Recycled paper patch at the back

Another Tomorrow started from scratch to build out with the best practices possible. That includes their denim. It’s crafted from premium organic cotton processed in a GOTS-Certified Italian mill that utilizes innovative technologies to reduce their energy and water consumption, adheres to best-in-class chemical standards, and innovates to push the broader industry forward. This denim, for example, was created using the cutting-edge Sound Dye technique, which uses ultrasound to rinse the yarn during dyeing. This method saves about 28.5% more water during dyeing when compared to traditional methods.

Referencing baggy legged silhouettes from the early 2000’s, the Paloma sits at the waist with vintage detailing and an easy flowing leg.

Referencing baggy legged silhouettes from the early 2000’s, the Paloma sits at the waist with vintage detailing and an easy flowing leg.

The Straight Sally Indigo Autumn by Nudie is perfect for all of those who are looking for a smooth worn in look. Nudie only works with organic, fairtrade or recycled cotton, lowering the impact that the fashion industry has on the environment. Styled with a pair of fashion sneakers and a simple tee or sweater, the Breezy Britt provides a simple, everyday look. An added bonus to this pair of denim? It ranges in sizes 24-38!

Boyish uses plant-based dyes and recycles water to keep harmful chemicals out of the environment, doing good by consumers and the environment. On top of that, for every purchase made, Boyish has teamed up with One Tree Planted to plant 1 tree! How freaking amazing? Our favorite pair from their site is The Clint – Far Country. Channel your inner cowgirl this Spring in our new western inspired denim. The Clint is a high-rise rigid straight jean that features a unique yoke and cool new belt loops.

This jean includes GRS certified recycled cotton reducing its carbon footprint and reducing water.

The Ashleigh Flare jean by Able is one of our favorite pairs of denim. It goes beautifully with a pair of booties in the fall and winter and great with a pair of sandals in the spring and summer.

 A vintage-inspired, modern take on the flare – perfect to pair with your favorite heeled boots or clogs

By Stefania Rivas


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