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11 Ethical & Sustainable Plus-Size Clothing Brands Celebrating Every-Body

Dawn Cowles

Fashion is about feeling good, not fitting in—especially if fitting in means literally fitting your body into a small range of obscure numbers. 

That’s why we’re positively ecstatic about the appearance of sustainable plus-size clothing brands that believe everybody is unique and every body is beautiful. Fashion that doesn’t hurt the planet or anyone’s self-confidence?

That’s a serious PLUS for us.

While all these body-positive brands are shattering body-limiting barriers, a few are doing an XX-good job at it.

Everything we recommend to you on Sustainable Jungle is independently researched and we ask all brands to confirm their claims. To avoid waste, we test products on an as needed basis. This post contains affiliate links. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a small commission. Learn more about why we do this here.

The Best Ethical Plus-Size Clothing for Your Curves

For ethical plus-size jeans made of natural materials that don’t discriminate on size or gender, Warp + Weft has your back (or rather, behind).

Fitness shouldn’t discriminate on body type, which is why Girlfriend Collective has an ample collection of activewear—and ample sizes to match.

MATE the Label is one of the most affordable plus-size clothing brands on this list. They know you want to keep your budget small while offering bigger sizes.

For a sur-PLUS of info on how we selected these brands, you can take a big leap to the bottom of the list.

The Full List Of Eco-Friendly Plus-Size Clothing Brands

1. MATE the Label

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About MATE the Label

Price Range: $29–$218

A business run and owned by women, MATE the Label wants to help you Dress Clean®, no matter your size.

While they offer a full range of wardrobe items, their budget-friendly sustainable clothing for plus-size women is limited to dresses in all kinds of fun prints.

Like the zebras set against a bright berry background in the Adelaide Tiered Mini Dress.

MATE the Label’s Ethical & Sustainability Practices


MATE’s sizes may be big, but their sustainable materials list is small: TENCEL™ Lyocell, linen, and organically-grown cotton (with the occasional bit of spandex added for stretch in their eco-friendly activewear). 

All garments are tested as free of 31 common harmful chemicals and 49 toxic dye substances.

Supply chain & labor practices: 

Just like BFFs like to stay close, MATE likes to keep things local. All clothes are made by fair trade equivalent partners within 17 miles from the brand’s headquarters. 

Their one international factory in Peru is Fair Trade-certified, and employees are given healthcare and retirement benefits and double pay during busy seasons.

Green business practices: 

While their cotton comes from India, they minimize its shipping impact by using sea freight and offsetting all operations, earning them a Climate Neutral certification.

From eco-friendly toilet paper to tracking the impact of their garments, stay up to date with their latest Impact Report for more green details.


They carry standard sizes from XS-XL, but their extended range includes sizes up to 3X.

Community & charitable giving: 

Members of 1% For the Planet, MATE has donated almost $100,000 to various social and environmental justice organizations.  

Best of all, you get to pick where your purchase’s 1% gets allocated.

2. Girlfriend Collective

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About Girlfriend Collective

Price Range: $19–$228

Girlfriend Collective is more than a fashion brand; they’re your best friend, reminding you that you look as fabulous as you feel in their pieces.

This sustainable activewear brand has fashion fitness down to an art with matching sets, sustainable sports bras, skorts, and so much more. 

As big fans of both the environment and inclusivity, they have unique designs  for their  affordable sustainable plus-size clothing, like their Moss Twist Unitard that support the Earth’s curves and yours.

Girlfriend Collective’s Ethical & Sustainability Practices


This brand collects ocean plastics and turns it into OEKO-TEX-certified sustainable materials for workout gear.

You’ll still find varying amounts of virgin spandex as we haven’t really figured out a way to recycle this one yet.

Supply chain & labor practices:

The full recycling process of their Taiwanese partner is available online.

The main factory that manufactures most of Girlfriend Collective’s garments is located in Vietnam, and other anufacturing locations have WRAP and SA8000 certifications.

This guarantees fair wages, safe working conditions and some extras like free health checkups. 

Green practices:

Girlfriend Collective runs a program called ReGirlfriend where they upcycle and refresh your used GC branded clothes to be resold. Enjoy a $15 store credit for participating. 

All wastewater from their eco-friendly dyeing process is treated and must be approved for release. The residual dye mud is turned into sidewalks.


This inexpensive ethical plus-size clothing collection has the most inclusive range on this list from sizes XXS-6XL.

Community & charitable giving:

Social justice is at the core of GFC’s giving efforts.

3. Mata Traders

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About Mata Traders

Price Range: $30–$138

Mata means “mother” in Hindi.

Mata Traders specializes in tops, skirts, and dresses (like their gorgeous Adelaide Tiered Plus Size Mini Dress Orchid) that make women feel loved and comfortable in their own skin. 

Inspired by the founder’s love affair with India, each style blends sophistication with fun prints and bright colors, reminiscent of the culture.

Between the wide selection of styles (short, maxi, and everywhere in between) and the equally wide selection of sizes, Mata offers luxurious comfort for all body types. 

In addition to their eco-friendly plus-size clothing, they have a line of “Motherhood Friendly” extra stretchy items.

Mata Traders’ Ethical & Sustainability Practices


Most of Mata’s fair trade plus-size clothing is made with eco-friendly materials like 95–100% organic cotton or TENCEL™. 

A few styles use convention or satin cotton, which we would avoid in favor of their organic counterparts.

Supply chain & labor practices: 

While based in Chicago, they manufacture via mostly female artisan co-ops in rural villages, urban slums, and other marginalized communities in India and Nepal.

As a decade-long member of the Fair Trade Federation, Mata Traders ensures all partner artisans are paid fairly, and receive pension funds, health care, paid maternity leave, daycare services, and classes in everything from literacy and computer usage to parenting and nutrition.

Green business practices: 

Mata is a Green America Gold-certified business and slow fashion brand through and through. Their garment construction as well as textile printing is done by hand.

What’s more, their artisan cooperatives are making efforts to cut energy consumption and costs. One runs entirely on solar power.


Mata’s plus-size items offer garments in 1X and 2X (US sizes 0-24) with diverse models to match, you won’t have to wonder what that dress looks like in a size 20.

Their affordable sustainable plus-size clothing is available to those with petite size bank accounts.

Community & charitable giving: 

While Mata does not have any direct charitable partners, their dedication toward empowering and providing social mobility for their artisans has had a do-good ripple effect.


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About Warp + Weft

Price Range: $68–$108

Warp + Weft is one of the best ethical plus-size clothing brands for both men and women with a focus on sustainable denim—and a handful of non-denim items.

Their simple yet purposeful “Inclusivity, Sustainability, Affordability” ethos means that no matter your age, shape, or budget, they have denim pants, jackets, overalls, shorts, and more just for you.

While pants are designed mostly by traditional men’s and women’s cuts, you’ll find some “all-gender” items like jackets.

Warp + Weft’s Ethical & Sustainability Practices


Their stretch denim is made of either cotton, modal fabric, lyocell, and elasterell (a type of polyester), or cotton and polyester.

The rigid denim is 98% cotton and 2% elastane—some of which utilize 20% Recover™ recycled cotton.

While their virgin cotton is not totally organic at this time, they do still prioritize sustainably farmed BCI Cotton.

Supply chain & labor practices: 

Warp + Weft’s sustainable jeans are designed by their small 10-person team in New York City. 

The real magic happens at their International Social and Environmental & Quality Standards-compliant supply chain in Pakistan, where all their farms, mills, and factories are located. 

They told us, “[W]e’re committed to ethical practices, expressed through fair wages, reasonable hours, and positive working conditions.”

Green business practices: 

They’re able to recycle 98% of the manufacturing water by using vertically integrated dyeing and washing processes.


Women’s pants are available from 00 to 24, though the S-XL range in other garments aren’t what we’d consider plus-size sustainable clothing.

For men, you’ll see 28”- 42” regular waist sizes, and an additional “big and tall” line of 44”- 48”.

Community & charitable giving: 

Warp + Weft has a history of donating to fund clean water and well projects in Malawi, as well as organizations like No Kid Hungry.

5. Karen Kane

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About Karen Kane

Price Range: $79–$368

As a Certified B Corporation, this garage-turned-global family-run business is a narrative of passion meeting purpose. 

Based in Los Angeles, Karen Kane offers homewares, accessories, and sophisticated clothing. 

Their plus-size range covers categories from jackets and denim to dresses and tops. 

Ethical & Sustainability Practices


Some use sustainable fabrics like Modal, TENCEL™ lyocell, and cotton, but this brand also has other synthetic garments to avoid if you can.

There is also some use of wool and alpaca fur, but it’s not clear if this is ethically sourced, so we will follow up. 

Supply chain & labor practices:

To ensure sustainable practices are carried out, they offer sustainability education to manufacturers and employees and offer incentives for implementation. 

Their fair trade clothing plus-size is made in the USA by employees paid above their local Los Angeles minimum standard living wage.

Unfortunately, there isn’t any transparency on their fabric suppliers.

Green practices:

Their California manufacturing facility has been upgraded to meet a number of green initiatives, like 35% of energy usage provided by renewables.

They’ve also swapped to LED energy-efficient light bulbs and have installed filtered water fountains to reduce the use of plastic water bottles. 

They’re looking into using biodegradable garment bags made from sugar cane.


Sizes up to 3X (US 14-22) are available.

70% of Karen Kane’s management team is female and 75% are from underrepresented diverse backgrounds. 

Community & charitable giving:

Among many others, they donate to Nature Conservancy, Inner-City Arts Los Angeles, and Cast LA Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking.


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About DK Active

Price Range: $47–$81

DK Active’s goal is to continually “work towards achieving diversity, inclusion, and equality within our company and our community”.

This sustainable activewear brand does just that with an extensive collection of leggings, crop and bra tops, bike shorts, sweatshirts, and tank-tops.

Each one is designed with support and style in mind—like the Odessa Bike Pant with a flattering V-flared high waist and extra long leg short design.

DK Active’s Ethical & Sustainability Practices


In DK Active’s sustainable ethical plus-size clothing, you’ll find ECONYL® recycled nylon, fair trade and GOTS-certified organic cotton, Elixir Supplex nylon, organic bamboo, and a touch of Lycra—all with REACH and OEKO-TEX certification.

They’re working towards replacing virgin Elixir with REPREVE recycled ocean plastics yarn.

Look for photos with an “organic” badge for 100% organic cotton plus-size clothing.

Supply chain & labor practices: 

An Aussie brand that likes to keep things down under, their vegan plus-size clothing is made in Australia under ethical conditions.

Green business practices: 

DK is ISO9001 and ISO14001 certified for both quality and environmental management. 

Your order will arrive in 100% compostable packaging, courtesy of carbon-neutral shipping.

The brand’s headquarters runs on solar power and they only release one collection per year.


With standard sizes covering XS-XXL and an extensive curve collection that suits sizes 18-24 (3XL-6XL), DK makes sure the only jumping up and down you’ll do is for your exercise routine, not to squeeze into their activewear. 

They offer a collection of maternity clothes, too.

Community & Charitable Giving: 

DK Active proudly supports a myriad of different charities, including but not limited to Thread Together and Hear And Say.


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About Reformation

Price Range: $78–$498

The fashion industry as it currently stands needs some major reformation, on all fronts. Enter: Reformation.

As a well established sustainable fashion brand with a big reputation (with one of the biggest product lines to match), they’re not just challenging HOW to make women’s fashion… they’re challenging for WHOM they’re made for.

Reformation’s Extended Size Collection includes dresses, jeans, blouses, jumpsuits and jackets.

Reformation’s Ethical & Sustainability Practices


Ref uses TENCEL™ (lyocell, modal, and REFIBRA™), organic or recycled cotton, recycled and virgin cashmere, and responsibly sourced yak wool.

You’ll also find spandex and some other virgin synthetics that are easy to avoid.

They use eco-friendly dyes and biodegradable denim natural enzyme washing substances. Over half of their dyeing partners are either bluesign®-approved or OEKO-TEX-certified. 

Supply chain & labor practices: 

Reformation owns 33 factories in downtown Los Angeles, which create 65% of their collection.

The rest comes from factories in Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Pakistan, and Turkey held to the Global Social Compliance Programme’s (GSCP) Code of Conduct.

They work with the Fair Labor Association to conduct regular audits.

Green business practices: 

Reformation created an internal lifecycle tool to track every garment’s water and CO2 usage, which they offset to be water neutral and Climate Neutral.

They’ve joined the Circular Fashion System Commitment, aiming to recirculate 500,000 garments by 2025 through their RefRecycling program where customers can recycle clothes for money.

Check out their full list of sustainability initiatives.


Reformation has specialty lines for women of different bodies, including petite, plus-size, and busty. 

Their Extended Size Collection includes sizes up to 3X or US pant/dress sizes 14-24.

Community & charitable giving: 

Reformation donates to various charities like the Bonneville Environmental Foundation, ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and LA’s Tree People (through which they plant a tree as a gift for staff birthdays).

They also volunteer, both with company-wide volunteer days and a monthly paid volunteer day for all employees.

8. Linenbee

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About Linenbee

Price Range: $60–$150

Linenbee believes in the power of natural fiber clothing, plus-size, petite, and everything in between.

This Latvian-based plus-size linen clothing brand is an homage to the country’s traditional fiber, created into modern styles in a century-old renovated farmhouse.

They say, “Bodies are beautiful and should be honored with items that are made based on the actual measurements, rather than shamed for not fitting some abstract standards.” 

Explore their beautifully handcrafted collection of women’s dresses, tops, jackets, and skirts, as well as men’s tunics and kaftans in over 60 different colors and patterns options.

Linenbee’s Ethical & Sustainability Practices


Using 100% flax linen means there isn’t any irrigation, defoliant, or GMO used in the process of growing the natural materials used in their organic plus-size clothing.

None has zippers or buttons included, making all 100% biodegradable/compostable.

Supply chain & labor practices: 

Their linen is grown locally in Europe and all pieces are assembled by the mother-daughter team behind Linenbee, and a few other seamstresses. 

Green business practices: 

This natural fiber plus-size women’s clothing is handcrafted to order (or in small batches) in one push, which reduces textile waste.


Linenbee offers men’s sizes S-4X and women’s sizes up to 3X (or 0-18 US) with some styles going up to 5X.

You can also send them body measurements and they’ll customize your garment of choice at no extra charge.

9. Sotela

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About Sotela

Price Range: $129–$249

Sotela means to “sew fabric” in Spanish, which goes right to the heart of this Latina owned and inspired business. 

The founder started the brand after an eight-month period of hormonal imbalance which led to constant frustration that nothing fit her.

So she made an ethical sustainable plus-size clothing range “for changing humans” to help you cultivate a positive relationship with your body and wardrobe.

If cords are your thing, check out the corduroy line of plus-size organic cotton clothing.

Sotela’s Ethical & Sustainability Practices


If you’re looking for plus-size natural fiber clothing, Sotela’s sustainable materials include a whole host of entirely eco-friendly fabrics like TENCEL™, organic cotton, linen, and recycled or surplus hemp.

Supply chain & labor practices: 

Most sustainable fabrics come from Canadian suppliers or directly from the makers in China. Some (knits and black modal) are sourced locally in the USA

They work closely with a dye house in LA using non-toxic dyes, which is also where everything is made in-house, ensuring full control over wages and working conditions.

Green business practices: 

They use 100% recycled and recyclable paper for all packaging and marketing, and minimize fabric waste by creating zero waste accessories and garment pouches from them. 


Sotela never uses the words “small, medium, and large”. Instead, they’ve shrugged off the burden of traditional sizing with their own size inclusive system, making them one of the best body-positive clothing brands. 

Their sizes run 0-10, which encompasses traditional US sizes 0-30. Be sure to look at their sizing guide to know how to measure your body.

10. Eileen Fisher

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About Eileen Fisher

Price Range: $39–$698

Eileen started with just $350 in the bank and no sewing experience.  She had four basic designs and took them to The Boutique Show in New York… the rest is history.

Today, Certified B-Corp Eileen Fisher specializes in “simple shapes that make getting dressed easy”, which is why you find a huge array of stylishly minimalist garments for work and home.

As one of the best sustainable clothing brands for curvy women, their line is equally elegant and flattering. 

No sucking-it-in with their Washable Flex Ponte V-Neck Jumpsuit!

Eileen Fisher’s Ethical & Sustainability Practices


Their sustainable eco-friendly plus-size clothing is made of natural fabrics like organic linen and cotton, TENCEL™ lyocell and modal, RDS-certified down, LWG leather, and ethical wool.

Recycled materials also play a big part in Eileen Fisher’s manufacturing, including velvet and satin made from recycled polyester, recycled nylon (for puffers and outerwear), and recycled cashmere sweaters.  

Some contain viscose or silk, which we suggest avoiding.

Supply chain & labor practices: 

As a member of the Fair Factories Clearinghouse and Ethical Trading Initiative, Eileen Fisher garments are manufactured in SA8000-compliant factories in Los Angeles, New York City, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, or China.

In addition to their ILO Code of Conduct, they carry out unannounced audits through entities like Verité, Fair Working Conditions, Good World Solutions, and Social Accountability International.

Green business practices: 

Promoting circularity on multiple fronts, the Renew program accepts gently used EF clothing to be refreshed and resold.

That which can’t be resold is repurposed into decor and resold via Waste No More.

As partners of Textile Exchange, the American Sustainable Business Council, and the Science Based Targets Initiative (through which they aim to reduce emissions and meet the goals of the Paris Agreement), no stone goes unturned in their green pur-suits

Their office building, too, comes complete with reclaimed lumber, low VOC paints, and energy-saving design.


Eileen Fisher plus-size clothes include sizes up to 3X. 

Community & charitable giving: 

The Eileen Fisher Foundation helps women fight climate change by giving $200,000 worth of Supporting Women in Environmental Justice grants.

They also engage in political policy, volunteer at events like Climate Ride, support initiatives to end modern slavery, and donate to various social and environmental nonprofits.

11. prAna

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About prAna

Price Range: $49–$99

Trying to find plus-size clothing is tough enough, never mind trying to find some made by a sustainable yoga clothing brand.

prAna proves to be exceptional with their new range of fair trade plus-size clothing

Find sweaters, shorts, sustainable leggings, tanks, and T-shirts that are designed for yoga, hiking, climbing (including their best-selling Halle climbing pants).

prAna’s Ethical & Sustainability Practices


prAna uses many natural fabrics such as organic cotton, hemp fabric, TENCEL™ Modal, RDS-certified down, and ethical merino wool.

Equally prevalent are their recycled materials, like eco fleece sweaters and sustainable coats made from 100% recycled polyester. 

Use their fabric filter function to exclude virgin synthetics.

Supply chain & labor practices: 

prAna has a huge supply chain and as such, they admit they have a long way to go before they can claim full traceability and transparency. 

That’s why they’ve enlisted the help of Textile Exchange.

They’re also working to increase the number of garments made in Fair Trade-certified factories, and make it easy to shop only for those with their website’s “Fair Trade” filter.

Green business practices: 

An official bluesign® partner, each of prAna’s production process is without toxic chemicals.

As founders of the Responsible Packaging Movement, they use recycled kraft paper hang tags attached with compostable string and ship with recycled materials.


Not all prAna garments are size-inclusive, but they’re working away from being a stereotypical outdoor brand for athletic bodies. 

Currently, their women’s plus-size fair trade clothing comes in sizes up to 3X with pants up to size 22W.

Community & charitable giving: 

Outdoor Outreach is prAna’s main giving partner, through which they provide outdoor leadership opportunities to underprivileged urban youth.

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How We Found The Best Plus-Size Sustainable Clothing

The slow fashion industry has come a long way in the last decade. Yet even among ethical clothing brands, plus-size ones are still rare.

What do we mean when we say “ethical and sustainable plus-size clothing”?  

Our sustainable and ethical fashion guide informs us in our selection process and decision-making to bring you these sustainable brands.


In looking at sustainable fabrics, we know organic plus-size clothing is #1, so we prioritize natural materials (i.e. organic cotton, linen, hemp fabric, and wool) or semi-synthetic ones made via closed-loop production processes (i.e. modal and lyocell fabric).

Next comes recycled synthetics made either from dead stock fabrics or plastic waste (i.e. Econyl). Be sure to use a Guppyfriend wash bag because even recycled synthetics will still lead to microplastic pollution when washed.

Supply chain & labor practices:

This refers to manufacturing practices as they relate to social and human rights issues (like safe work environments and fair wages). 

The more transparent a company is about where they source their sustainable materials and where they manufacture, the better. 

Still, even some so-called transparent companies can skew the facts (a process called greenwashing) so third party audits and certifications play an important role.

Green business practices:

Even the sustainable fashion movement has some impact, but it can be mitigated by reducing textile waste, garment recycling programs, carbon offset programs, renewable energy, and sustainable materials for packaging.


We always factor inclusivity into our assessment of a brand, but for this list, it was the biggest priority. While not a hard-and-fast rule, plus-size typically starts at 1X, US 16, or 33” waists.

Breaking down body negativity cultivated by the fashion world also includes a brand’s image. Do they use only size 0 models or a variety of body types? 

Community & charitable giving:

We look for brands that give back to the greater community by donating money, volunteering, raising awareness of issues, or cultivating an empowered community that cares.

Final Thoughts On Sustainable & Organic Plus-Size Clothing Brands

Today, the average American woman is considered plus-size by traditional metrics—68% wearing size 14 or above—which is why we believe that for truly sustainable clothing brands, plus-size offerings are a must.

So for all you curvy chicks and DD divas, we hope this list helps you find brands that nourish the beautiful babe you are.

While we believe clothing itself should be made larger, our wardrobe as a whole shouldn’t be, so make sure you’re only adding to it when needed.

Online thrift stores make shopping for plus-size options a breeze, but if you do need something new, support a sustainable plus-size clothing brand.

Share the body-positivity (by which we mean this article) and let all your girlfriends know about these sustainable brands who are all about plus-size empowerment.

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9 thoughts on “11 Ethical & Sustainable Plus-Size Clothing Brands Celebrating Every-Body”

  1. Every one of these brands makes the most boring clothing I’ve ever seen. And I’m not even a fancy dresser! All I’m seeing is that style and personality and joy for Christ’s sake have to be sacrificed for sustainability! I don’t get it.

  2. So excited when I saw this list until I actually looked at and saw this whole “inclusive” thing is not so in musics after all. We need sizes up to 6x size 32 for women!

    • Hi Jen, thank you for taking the time to provide feedback, we’ve received similar input from several people so we went on another hunt to update this article with more inclusive brands. It’s still not perfect as many of the brands on the list still only offer to 2 to 3x but we’ll keep up the search. Please do let us know if you find any on your travels as truly inclusive and sustainable fasion brands is proving to be a tough thing to find!

    • Hi Z, thank you for the feedback. We have had a lot of input on this article not being up to scratch so we have just done a big update. Per my note to Jen above (or below), I realise it’s still not perfect but we’ll keep looking for good brands. Please do let us know if you find any! (oh and Patagonia is now gone!)

  3. When a brand stops at 2X that’s not body positive. Especially when it comes to mens clothing. It excludes at least 25% of the American population.

    • Thank you for the feedback Karen, we will update this list to include brands that have better size inclusivity as we find them, please do share any that you come across! Take a look at our article on inclusive linen and lingerie brands – they may be more helpful!

  4. I was so excited to find this list! It’s so hard to find decent clothes in bigger sizes. I might be looking for the unicorn of unicorns, LOL. Sustainable, fashionable, petite [height] and inclusive…inclusive being bigger than 16 or 18 dress or 30″ waist, and styles either made for or adapted for bigger [not taller] women. Unfortunately, many the companies on your list stop at or even before this statistically average size range. And Petites almost always stop at 12 or 14 and often made with smaller bust or waist, too. Where do the size 20 or 28 or beyond go for stylish, sustainable clothing? I’m still trying to figure that out :-/

    To leave on a positive note: Keep doing the good work of spreading the sustainable word!! I’ll be poking around your site, now that I’ve discovered it

    • Thank you for commenting Sheila, totally agree, we need even better size inclusivity and will keep looking for the best brands to add to this list as we update over time. Please do share any with us that you come across that also prioritise sustainability and ethics – we’d be so happy to find better size ranges to add to this list 🙂


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