Sustainable Fashion Brands in Detroit
As the clothing industry continues to rapidly grow, it leaves a mark on the environment. These are the brands actively fighting that impact.
Sustainable fashion is getting more popular each day. Here’s the winning list of our favorite sustainable local, clothing brands with Detroit connections. Yes, we personally shop at these locations and we think you should too! You’re welcome.
Founded in 2015 by Mollie Decker, this company produces clothing, underwear, and even a few small accessories using only natural materials such as organic cotton. Along with carefully selected materials for the pieces, Object Apparel also dyes everything with either plant matter or water-based inks.
You can shop Object Apparel here.
Rebel Soul Apparel
Created by Abby Stybel, this brand combines the past and the present. From taking old t-shirts that were never worn anymore and turning them into completely brand new pieces, Stybel strives to not waste fabric. Along with up-cycling old t-shirts, Rebel Soul Apparel also revitalizes vintage pieces to make them fashionable again.
Rather than one designer company, Eugenie is a storefront that carries all kinds of different brands that they handpick because of their sustainable backgrounds. Located in Detroit, Eugenie strives to give a platform for sustainable designers and makes it easier for customers to know who they are supporting. Some of the designers that can be found at Eugenie are Agolde, Cuccia, and MM Druck.
Check out Eugenie here.
Not Sorry Goods
Another brand that focuses on upcycling old clothes, Not Sorry Goods carefully curates its pieces by closely looking at what materials are used in textile, focusing on eco-friendly packaging, and striving to produce no waste. From comfy crewnecks to vintage dresses, Not Sorry Goods carries all kinds of different clothing items.
Shop Not Sorry Goods here.
Hope for Flowers
Detroit’s own Tracy Reese is the designer and creator of Hope for Flowers. The Hope for Flowers’ mission is to create clothing that minimizes harm to the environment and people. Along with organic materials in fabrics, Hope for Flowers also heavily believes in ethical working conditions for employees in the fashion industry.
You can shop Hope for Flowers here.