125+ Ethical & Sustainable Canadian Fashion Brands | Ultimate List

I generally avoid clothes shopping online at non-Canadian sites because the duty and customs fees can be ridiculously high. To spare you fellow Canucks the pain of spending more than the poor loonie can stretch, I've compiled a master list of fantastic ethical and sustainable Canadian clothing brands and retailers. While these clothes are ethically produced, not every brand uses biodegradable/sustainable fabrics, so please do your own research.

I'm happy to see that many Canadian fashion designers are focused on using natural fibres such as linen and organic cotton—machine washable! I also see a pattern in terms of design: feminine, comfortable, minimalist, reflective of our unfussy elegance.

While most of the brands make womenswear, I note when brands also make men's and children's clothes too. I also note when brands offer plus sizes beyond XL.

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Unisex (Men & Women) Canadian Clothing Brands

  • KOTN — Ethically-made quality basics. B Corporation. Sizes up to XXL.
  • Frank and Oak — Canadian-designed minimalist fashion, made locally or ethically abroad.
  • The Good Tee — Fair Trade organic cotton T-shirts and basics. Also offers baby and children's clothing.
  • tentree — B.C.-based B-corporation that makes comfortable, functional clothes and accessories with sustainable fabrics. Also offers kids' clothing.
  • Obakki — Effortless, modern styles from Vancouver. Also offers accessories, beauty products, homeware, and more.
  • Gaia & Dubos — Clothes and accessories handcrafted in Quebec with eco-friendly materials. Some pieces up to Size 18.
  • Smash + Tess — Vancouver-designed, North American-made chic and cozy clothing. Sizes up to 4X. Also has kids clothes.
  • Frere du Nord — Sustainable Luxury Leisurewear made in their own factory in Oshawa.
  • Province of Canada — High-quality sweats and basics made in Canada
  • Betina Lou — Simple and timeless casual pieces. This Montreal brand also stocks other ethical labels.
  • Power of My People — Made in Canada clothing brand based in New Westminster, BC with a focus on button-up shirts. Sizes up to 3XL for women.
  • Terrera — Sustainable comfortable basics with sizes up to XXL.
  • Stika — Organic cotton hoodies, crews, and other basics.
  • Buttercream Clothing —Comfortable clothing made in Calgary. Size inclusive - XS - 3X.
  • Terrera — Wardrobe basics that combine organic fabrics and non-toxic dyes with sizes up to XXL.
  • Wuxly — B Corp certified sustainable and cruelty free outerwear made in Canada.
  • Norden Project — Outerwear made with recycled plastics. B corp. Based in Montreal.
  • Anián —  West coast brand that saves natural fibre textiles from landfills to turn into timeless clothing,
  • Ana + Zac — Quality pima cotton basics designed in Nova Scotia and ethically made in Peru.
  • Wolfe Co. — Comfy essentials and accessories made in Canada.
  • Blue Sky Clothing Co. — Fair trade clothing with inclusive sizing, XS - 4X.

Women's Canadian Clothing Brands

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  • Tamga Designs — Colourful sustainable clothes and accessories made ethically abroad. Based in Aurora, Ontario.
  • Encircled — Minimalist, multi-functional clothing made in Canada. B Corporation. Sizes up to XXL.
  • Simone Rose — Quality basics. Small batch and made to order in Toronto.
  • Rightful Owner — Colourful, romantic pieces made in Montreal. Sizes up to 3x and offers custom sizes.
  • Eliza Faulkner — Contemporary clothes designed and ethically manufactured in Montreal. Sizes up to XXL.
  • Smythe — Canadian ready-to-wear brand known for their high-quality blazers. Some pieces have sizes up to 16.
  • Priory — Vancouver-based shop for womenswear and accessories, designed for comfort, quality, and functionality.
  • Amanda Moss — Minimalist contemporary clothes made in small, ethically managed workshops in Montreal.
  • Soft Focus — Chic, comfy loungewear made from natural and plant-based fabrics. Sizes up to 2X.
  • Okayok — Toronto-based clothing and accessories brand for casual wear. Also offers kid's clothing. Sizes up to 2X.
  • Meg — Locally made, women-run independent clothing line with stores in Toronto and New York.
  • Birds of North America — Made in Canada clothing with bold and colourful prints. Sizes up to 18.
  • Thief & Bandit — Seasonless and capsule clothes made to order in Canada.
  • Cherry Velvet Dresses —Canadian-made retro-inspired dresses with sizes up to 3X.
  • Ursa Minor — High-quality minimalist clothing with natural fibres, made in Montreal.
  • Ovate — Elegant monochrome pieces handmade in Montreal.
  • Noémiah — Playful clothes and accessories made in Montreal with sustainable materials.
  • Eve Gravel — 15-year-old Montreal brand known for casual feminity. Stocked around the world.
  • Miik — Sustainable and comfortable clothing that transitions well from work to weekend. Sizes up to XXL.
  • Free Label — Consciously made basics from B.C. Sizes up to 4XL.
  • Hannah Isolde — Vintage-inspired small-batch and made-to-order clothes by a Montreal designer. Sizes can be made to measure.
  • Allison Wonderland — Chic contemporary fashion made in Vancouver.
  • Horses Atelier — Jumpsuits and other apparel made in Toronto.
  • Preloved — Comfortable clothes made in Canada with upcycled and deadstock materials. Sizes up to XXL.
  • Meemoza — Casual chic clothing made in Montreal using sustainable fabrics.
  • Jennifer Glasgow — Minimalist femininity made in Quebec with sustainable fabrics.
  • Uniform Handmade — Sustainable slow fashion pieces hand-made by the designer in Fraser Valley, BC with natural fibers such as linen and silk. Sizes up to 3X
  • Yoga Jeans — Handcrafted jeans in their own factory in Quebec with eco-friendly practices.
  • Franc – Modern women's basics ethically made in Canada. B Corp. Sizes up to 3XL.
  • Brenda Beddome — Canadian-made womenswear focused on the perfect fit. They use eco-friendly fabrics.
  • harly jae — vintage-inspired slow fashion made ethically with natural fibers in Vancouver.
  • alder — Ecofriendly hiking and outdoor apparel for women with sizes up to 6XL.
  • Okakie — First Nations Canadian label with aim to reduce fashion waste.
  • Ends in Astrid — Toronto sustainable fashion brand ethically made with high-quality natural fabrics, with option to have your garment customized.
  • Modern Sunday — Consciously crafted linen wardrobe essentials to take you from the beach to brunch.
  • Chloë Angus — Collaborative fashion with First Nations Artists and creators, made in Vancouver.
  • BEATON — Linen clothing designed and sewn in B.C.
  • Andree Jaipur — Canadian line of artisan clothing handmade in India.
  • Muttonhead — Unisex clothing that fits XS-XXL. Designed and manufactured in North America. Also stocks personal care.
  • Hernest Project — Comfortable sleep and loungewear basics made with eco-friendly fabrics. Offers sizes up to 4XL.
  • La Reyna — Bodysuits made in Canada.
  • La Leur — Timeless luxury clothing and accessories made in Toronto.
  • Alday — Sustainable, pregnancy-friendly essentials ethically produced in Toronto.
  • LEZÉ the Label — Vancouver-based brand for comfortable sustainable clothing made ethically abroad.
  • Pure Balanxed — Soft basics with positive affirmation tags. The clothes are designed, cut, sewn and printed in North America.
  • MettaMade — Eco-friendly slow fashion by a mother-daughter team. Size XS-6XL
  • Cedar and Vine — Quality linen slow fashion made in Canada.
  • Bellantoni — Sustainable clothing handmade in Vancouver, either by the designer, local seamstresses or a local manufacturer.
  • Message Factory — Comfy, eco-friendly fashion made in Canada.
  • Lights of All — Small-batch clothes made by the designer in Toronto, XS-3XL.
  • MeMi Collective — Timeless essentials designed and ethically manufactured in Canada.
  • Bare Knitwear — Thoughtful knitwear based in the West Coast ethically made in Peru.
  • Oge Ajibe — Sustainable clothing made in Vancouver bc, sizes XS-6XL

Sustainable Canadian Retailers

  • Victoire Boutique — Online and brick-and-mortar retailer stocking Canadian designers.
  • One of a Few — Vancouver-based retailer stocking many small-batch and locally-made clothing, footwear, and accessories.
  • Simons — The popular Canadian retailer has a curated section called "Vision" for sustainable fashion for men and women, as well as home goods.
  • New Classics — online retailer based in Edmonton stocking cool sustainable brands.
  • SSENSE — Montreal-based luxury fashion platform. Find Nanushka, Re/Done, Veja, Ganni, and other ethical brands.
  • H Project — Luxury retailer Holt Renfrew's curated collection of socially conscious clothing and products.
  • Ease — Modern slow fashion; stocks quirky indie designers.
  • ad hoc — Clothing boutique based in penticton, bc that carries clothing, shoes & accessories created by independent designers & artisans.
  • INLAND — In partnership with Hudson's Bay, Inland's new online shop curates sustainable pieces from Canadian designers.
  • allTRUEist — Quebec retail shop stocking well-made purses, shoes, some clothing, and accessories for women and men.
  • Sunja Link Body Shoppe — A body care shop that also stocks ethical clothing and lingerie.

Canadian Consignment Stores

  • VSP Consignment — Contemporary designer brands on consignment online and in stores in Toronto and Calgary.
  • Deuxième Édition — Montreal-based online consignment store for designer clothes and accessories.
  • Haute Classics — Designer purses on consignment, based in Toronto.
  • My Luxury Closet — Designer apparel, handbags, footwear, jewlery, and accessories.

Sustainable Canadian Shoe Brands

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  • La Canadienne — Montreal footwear handmade in Canada and Italy.
  • Maguire — Shoes and accessories designed in Montreal and made in ethical factories around the world.
  • Poppy Barley — Ethically made leather shoes.
  • SOULiers Studios — Ethical online retailer of vegan shoes.
  • Zvelle — High-quality shoes and bags made in family-owned factories in small runs. Made to last.

Sustainable Canadian Lingerie

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  • Azura Bay — Winnipeg-based online retailer of ethical and eco-friendly lingerie and sleepwear.
  • Maylyn & Co. — Luxurious sustainable sleepwear that gives back. Use code ANNIE for 10% off.
  • Mary Young — Comfortable lingerie designed in Toronto and made in Montreal. Sizes up to 2XL.
  • Blush Lingerie — Montreal-based lingerie brand.
  • Fortnight — Lingerie and swimsuits handcrafted in Toronto.
  • Sokoloff Lingerie — Feminine lingerie made in Montreal by women.
  • Understance — Vancouver-based lingerie line that places emphasis on good fit.
  • Lola & August — Online luxury lingerie handmade in Canada.
  • Loretta —Elegant lingerie handmade in Toronto using overstock material from Canadian and Parisian couture houses.
  • Friday Sock Co. — Fun mismatched socks designed in Canada, made ethically in Italy.

Sustainable Canadian Swimwear

  • Bikini Empire – Comfortable swimwear made in Vancouver.
  • Beth Richards — Modern Swimwear ethically manufactured in Canada, using some sustainable fabrics.
  • Minnow — Swimsuits made to order in Toronto. Sizes up to XXXL.
  • Saltwater Collective — Swimwear made from recycled/sustainable fabrics. Made in Toronto. Sizes up to 2XL.
  • Nettle's Tale Swimwear — Size-inclusive Canadian-made swimwear and apparel. Some pieces up to 3XL.
  • Londre — Swimwear made in Canada with sustainable fabrics. Sizes up to 5XL.
  • Unika Custom Swimwear — Made in their Toronto storefront with sustainable fabrics. Sizes up to 4XL or can make custom pieces.
  • 437 — Toronto label for luxury swimwear and loungewear. Ethically made in a female-owned factory in China.
  • Mimi & August — Eco-friendly swimwear in fun prints for all body types, up to 4XL. Also sells clothing, accessories, home goods, vintage, and more.

Also: Fortnight

Sustainable Canadian Activewear

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  • Inner Fire — Yoga wear made from recycled polyester. Sizes up to XXL.
  • Karma Athletics — Athletic wear made in Canada.
  • Prana Vida — Eco-conscious leggings and comfy basics. Maternity friendly. Sizes up to XXL.
  • Daub — Canadian-made activewear and apparel hand dyed and in small batches.

Sustainable Canadian Bags and Purses

  • Wearshop — Sustainably-minded bag and accessory brand from Montreal.
  • Opelle — Buttery leather purses made in their Toronto atelier.
  • Uppdoo — Leather bags designed and handmade in Toronto.
  • Sonya Lee — Vancouver brand of elevated leather accessories.
  • Eleven Thirty — Handmade leather bags from Toronto.
  • Erin Templeton — Purses with new and recycled leather, made in Vancouver.
  • Hoi Bo — Unique bags made to last, handmade in Toronto.
  • Lambert — Montreal line of multi-functional vegan backpacks and purses.
  • Lowell Mtl — Bags and accessories made in Montreal.
  • ai — a Toronto-based family-run brand that works with small-batch production in Seoul to make vegan bags and accessories.
  • Annouis — Made-to-order leather purses in Montreal.
  • 457 Anew — Bags and apparel made in Montreal from recycled and sustainable materials.
  • Samara — Bags made from vegan leather and recycled ocean plastics.

Sustainable Canadian Accessories

  • Warby Parker – Direct-to-consumer eyeglasses and sunglasses with a social mission. Has stores in Canada and the US.
  • Solios — Sustainable and solar-powered watches. A certified B Corp.
  • Bronze Age — Made-to-order accessories and conscious fashion based in Vancouver. Hand made in Canada and Morrocco.
  • Krista Norris — Unique shawls made in Canada.
  • June — Online retailer of woven bags and simple, beautiful home goods.
  • Chapeaux Heirloom Hats — Hats, visors, and headbands handmade in Montreal.
  • Coup de Tête — Bespoke hats made from vegetable-tanned leather.
  • Cappelleria Bertacchi — Family-run handmade hat shop in Vancouver with branches in Italy.
  • Cambio & Co. — Toronto-based online retailer offering bags, jewelry, and gifts designed and handcrafted in the Philippines.
  • Baltic Marché — Online store of eco-friendly and zero waste home essentials.
  • Easy Tiger Goods — Toronto shop for skincare, accessories, artwork, home goods, and more.

Sustainable Jewelry

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  • Mejuri — Popular minimalist fine jewelry and accessories brand. They have a showroom in Toronto at 906 Dundas St. W. Here's my honest review of Mejuri jewelry.
  • Bluboho — Toronto retailer of ethically sourced jewelry, online and brick-and-mortar locations.
  • Wolf Circus — Demi-fine jewelry thoughtfully designed and hand-made in Vancouver.
  • Kind Karma — Employs at-risk and transitioning homeless youth to handcraft quality jewelry.
  • Ecksand — Artisan jewelry using conflict-free stones and recycled gold, made in Montreal.
  • Chayle Jewelry — Nature-inspired jewelry made with Fair Trade gems and recycled metal.
  • Loveri — Custom Moissanite engagement rings based in Toronto.

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