31 Sustainable & Ethical Plus-Size Clothing Brands For Women

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These size-inclusive brands are making it easier than ever to shop ethically!

For many plus-sized women, it can be very difficult to find ethical and sustainable places to shop from that offer size-inclusive options. Many sustainable brands unfortunately only go up to a size XL, luckily, we've rounded up a full list of amazing brands for you that are inclusive, sustainable, and ethical! Whether you're looking for jeans, a dress, loungewear, activewear, underwear, or just everyday clothing, we've got an option for any of the above!

We scoured the internet to find the most inclusive, eco-friendly and affordable options on the market, however, please note that generally sustainable and ethical brands do tend to be a bit more expensive. This is due to their ethical practices, use of high-quality materials, and paying their workers fair, living wages. Spending a little extra money on these clothing items will be worth the investment in the long run, as the quality of the clothing will far outlast that of a fast-fashion alternative! So what are you waiting for?! Keep reading to find some amazing ethical, sustainable and size-inclusive clothing brands that you'll feel good about supporting!

1. Girlfriend Collective


Girlfriend Collective is pretty much the Holy Grail of size-inclusive sustainable activewear. They make their comfortable and stylish activewear out of recycled materials, making your purchase as eco-friendly as possible. Not only is Girlfriend size-inclusive, but they're also gender-inclusive and offer clothing options that are unisex and can be worn by anyone!

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: XXS-6X

Best For: Activewear, loungewear, casual day wear

Click here to shop Girlfriend Collective!

2. Universal Standard


Universal Standard specializes in high-quality, great-fitting clothing that is available in all sizes. The founders were inspired to start the brand after realizing how few options there were for women sizes 14 and above, despite this being the size of 67% of women in the U.S. Female founders, Paulina and Alex's goal is to bring fashion for all women up to a Universal Standard.

Price Range: $-$$$

Sizes: 00-40

Best For: Jeans, athleisure, workwear, sophisticated basics

Click here to shop Universal Standard!

3. Made Trade


Made Trade is a marketplace selling ethical and sustainable goods for the modern wardrobe and home. They are a women-owned, family-operated marketplace where each piece for sale has been responsibly sourced, and expertly handcrafted with sustainable materials. Not to mention, the makers and artisans were paid fair wages. Every product on Made Trade adheres to one or more of their seven core values: fair trade, heritage, made in USA, POC owned, sustainable, vegan, women-owned.

Price Range: $$-$$$

Sizes: Up to 6X

Best For: Basics, athleisure, everyday trendy clothing

Click here to shop Made Trade!

4. Prana


Prana is a premium lifestyle clothing brand offering sustainable clothes for yoga, travel, and outdoor adventure enthusiasts. You can rest assured that all their clothing has been produced in a fair and ethical manner, adhering to the highest levels of sustainability. Prana also partners with several local and international charities to give back and make a difference.

Price Range: $-$$$

Sizes: Up to 22W

Best For: Active and everyday wear

Click here to shop Prana!

5. Levi's


Levi's is a brand you, no doubt, have heard about, but may not have realized is a leader in ethical plus size clothing, especially denim! Levi's has been around for decades and practically invented the American blue jeans, so it's no surprise they're some of the most size-inclusive and affordable jeans on the market today!

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: Up to 26 or 4X

Best For: Denim, everyday wear

Click here to shop Levi's!

6. Day/Won


Day/Won is a female-founded activewear brand where every single piece is available in sizes 0 through 32. All of their unique and fun styles use the best performance, sweat-wicking, compression, antimicrobial fabrics available and are marathon-tested. All their items are sustainably produced and they even have gender-neutral options!

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: XS-5X

Best For: Activewear, unique prints & colors

Click here to shop Day/Won!

7. Warp + Weft


Warp + Weft is a female-founded, family-owned brand specializing in eco-friendly denim for over 30 years. A traditional pair of jeans takes up to 1500 gallons of water to create, but a pair of Warps requires less than 10 gallons, and they recycle and treat 98% of the water they use. Warp + Weft is committed to ethical practices and production, along with size inclusivity.

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: Up to 24

Best For: Eco-friendly denim

Click here to shop Warp + Weft!

8. See Rose Go


See Rose Go is a women-owned clothing brand that focuses on creating timeless, everyday pieces that women of all shapes and sizes can add to their wardrobe. The brand was created to fill the gap in plus-size, ethical and sustainable clothing; they offer high-quality, high-technical performance clothing that will last and can be worn season after season!

Price Range: $$-$$$

Sizes: Up to 26

Best For: Timeless wardrobe staples, basics, everyday clothing

Click here to shop See Rose Go!

9. The Reformation


The Reformation is a women's clothing brand offering sustainable and adorable dresses, tops, jeans, accessories and more. They make everything from low-impact materials, rescued deadstock fabrics, or repurposed vintage clothing. The Reformation is 100% carbon neutral and plans to be Climate Positive by 2025.

Price Range: $$-$$$

Sizes: Up to 24

Best For: Special occasion or everyday dresses, tops, jeans

Click here to shop the Reformation!

10. Parade Underwear


Parade makes seamless, smooth, and comfortable underwear in soft, sustainable fabrics. Parade underwear are free from harmful chemicals that pollute our skin and waters, and their packaging is completely compostable. We also love that they donate 1% of their profits to Planned Parenthood.

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: Up to 3X

Best For: Affordable, comfortable, eco-friendly underwear

Click here to shop Parade Underwear!

11. Karen Kane


Karen Kane is an online women's boutique specializing in sustainable clothing that's trendy, affordable, and sustainable. We love that over 70% of their management team consists of women and 3/4 of our employees are people from underrepresented populations. Karen Kane provides fair living wages and so much more to its employees.

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: XS-3X

Best For: Basics, trendy everyday clothing

Click here to shop Parade Underwear!

12. DL1961


DL1961 is an online retailer specializing in eco-friendly denim. DL1961 has been in the denim business for decades, making the highest-quality jeans with less waste, emissions, and water usage. Their goal is to make the best garments possible, for the people and planet alike!

Price Range: $$-$$$

Sizes: Up to 26

Best For: Eco-friendly denim

Click here to shop DL1961!

13. Christy Dawn


Christy Dawn is a farm-to-closet women's boutique offering gorgeous vintage-inspired designs made from eco-friendly materials including deadstock and recycled fabrics. If you're in the market for a timeless dress, you have to check out Christy Dawn's remarkable collection.

Price Range: $$-$$$

Sizes: Up to 3X

Best For: Dresses, vintage-inspired everyday wear

Click here to shop Christy Dawn!

14. Summersalt


Summersalt is designer swimwear without the designer price tag. 5x stronger than your ordinary suit, SummerSalt swimsuits are made with eco-friendly recycled materials, are size-inclusive, comfortable, and affordable!

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: Swimwear up to 24

Best For: Swimsuits, swim cover-ups

Click here to shop Summersalt!

15. MeUndies


MeUndies is all about making the best basics so you can feel and be your absolute best. They ethically and sustainably source the softest fabrics, making the comfiest underwear imaginable. Through their marketing platform, MeUndies Gives, they partner with organizations that help lift systemic barriers through open conversations and creativity.

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: XS-4X

Best For: Underwear, loungewear, pajamas

Click here to shop MeUndies!

16. SmartGlamour


SmartGlamour is an affordable, inclusive, and customizable ethical clothing line for people of all shapes, sizes, heights, ages, identities, and styles. We make plus size clothing, straight-size clothing, petite clothing, tall clothing, and everything in between and beyond! Every design is available in XXS to 15X and beyond.

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: XXS-15X+ (custom sizing also available)

Best For: Workwear, everyday clothing, basics, loungewear

Click here to shop SmartGlamour!

17. Eileen Fisher


Eileen Fisher is a clothing brand creating ethical, timeless, well-made clothes designed to work together, wear effortlessly and be part of a responsible lifecycle. They use organic fibers, recycled fibers, and sustainable fibers to support a clean environment. With a longstanding commitment to making a positive impact, Eileen Fisher is one of the largest women’s fashion companies to achieve B-Corp certification.

Price Range: $$-$$$$

Sizes: XXS-3X

Best For: Sophisticated basics, everyday wear, classics, workwear

Click here to shop Eileen Fisher!

18. Big Bud Press


Big Bud Press is a fast-growing Los Angeles-based clothing label specializing in unisex, everyday goods. They pride themselves on their ethical and local manufacturing practices, sustainability, and inclusivity.

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: XXXS-7X

Best For: Funky, unique, and stylish everyday wear, loungewear, jumpsuits

Click here to shop Big Bud Press!

19. Hope & Harvest


Hope & Harvest is a clothing line by a plus-sized Designer who knows what plus women want and need, and has the technical knowledge and skills to do it well. They make key investment pieces that stand the test of time, have the highest quality, and a supreme fit. All their clothing is created sustainably, using ethical practices.

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: 8-22

Best For: Everyday staples, trendy, workwear, dresses

Click here to shop Hope & Harvest!

20. Peachy Keen Swim


Peachy Keen Swim is a female-founded, ethically-made swimwear line rooted in body positivity and women empowerment. They're sweatshop-free, use recycled materials, and ship in 100% compostable mailers. They aim to erase the negative stigma around sizing, which is why they created their own self-love size chart.

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: XS-5X (unique size chart)

Best For: Swimwear

Click here to shop Peachy Keen Swim!

21. Luvsick Plus


Luvsick Plus is a Chicago-based plus-size vintage shop started by Britteny Riordan. Fueled by her passion for finding the perfect vintage pieces for everyBODY! Britteny strives for size inclusivity and to make all her babes feel like the true bombshells they are!

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: Varies, up to 3X+

Best For: Vintage everyday clothing

Click here to shop Luvsick Plus!

22. Almost There


Almost There is a women-founded clothing brand whose mission is to create trend-driven fashion for women, inclusive of plus sizing. Almost There caters to women who don't want to break the bank and want to feel good that their fashion choices are protecting the environment. Their clothing is ethically made to order from natural, deadstock fabric free of synthetic dyes, always shipped in eco-friendly packaging.

Price Range: $$-$$$

Sizes: Up to 6X

Best For: Dresses - formal, occasion, every day

Click here to shop Almost There!

23. Altar


Altar is a women-owned small-business clothing marketplace selling sustainably produced and ethically manufactured apparel. They're committed to diversity and inclusivity: in their hiring practices, product sourcing, visual content, and core values.

Price Range: $-$$$

Sizes: Up to 6X

Best For: Everyday clothing, dresses

Click here to shop Altar!

24. Zelie For She


Zelie For She is a plus-size clothing brand whose mission is to encourage the unapologetic expression of one's authenticity and individuality. Designed and produced in Los Angeles by designer Elann Zelie, all designs are made in small batches.

Price Range: $$-$$$

Sizes: XL-3X

Best For: Bohemian, vintage style, trendy dresses

Click here to shop Zelie For She!

25. Free Label


Free Label is a clothing brand focused on elevated and ethical basics for the conscious shopper. Made in Canada in small batches from natural fiber fabrics, such as organic cotton and bamboo. Free Label was founded in 2015 by Jess Sternberg in an effort to create beautiful, comfortable and sustainably focused clothing in a system where everyone gets paid fairly.

Price Range: $$-$$$

Sizes: XS-4X

Best For: Tops, bottoms, bras

Click here to shop Free Label!

26. Berriez


Berriez is a curated online vintage shop that celebrates curves, colors, and fruit. Accessibility and representation are the core of Berriez, like fruit, they want every Berriez customer to remember that they’re uniquely vibrant, sweet, and desirable at any size and shape!

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: 4X+

Best For: Vintage everyday wear, tops, bottoms

Click here to shop Berriez!

27. Tradlands


Tradlands is a clothing brand that ethically and responsibly creates high-quality everyday essentials and basics that can be worn as closet staples. Their core values lie in the details, the fit, the exceptional fabrics, and the purpose - taking in feedback from their customers to improve their products!

Price Range: $$-$$$

Sizes: XXS-5X

Best For: High-quality everyday essentials, tops, sweaters

Click here to shop Tradlands!

28. Hara


Hara is a clothing label consciously creating pieces that are soft and beautiful with sustainable and ethical practices at the core. They strive from seed to store to empower lives and rejuvenate the earth. Their mission is to use the label as a platform to bring change, awareness, and education to the issues within the fashion industry.

Price Range: $-$$$

Sizes: XS-5X

Best For: Underwear, bras, loungewear, activewear

Click here to shop Hara!

29. Symbology


Symbology is a sustainable clothing label that empowers women artisans worldwide. They use fashion as a platform to empower women, preserve handmade crafts and provide sustained employment and fair wages to marginalized artisans. Each piece is handcrafted by women artisans in developing countries.

Price Range: $$-$$$

Sizes: XS-3X

Best For: Dresses, tops, bottoms, loungewear

Click here to shop Symbology!

30. Decade Studio


Decade Studio produces ethically and sustainably made denim that's durable, stylish, and size-inclusive. Founder Molly Spittal was determined to fix the troublesome fit issue she found in most jeans. Thus she developed the Ratio-Fit. This formula allows space for the hips and tush while perfectly fitting the waist.

Price Range: $$-$$$

Sizes: Up to 38

Best For: Denim, overalls, shirts

Click here to shop Decade Studio!

31. Estella's Plus Closet


Estella's Plus Closet offers unique, colorful, plus-size clothes - a mix of modern & vintage, curated for XL & up. Make a difference by purchasing second-hand, the environment and your wallet will thank you!

Price Range: $-$$

Sizes: XL+

Best For: Vintage everyday wear

Click here to shop Estella's Plus Closet!

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