Whether you’ve signed up for yoga class, downloaded a new yoga app, or found the perfect sun salutation online, you might be looking for a new yoga outfit. While popular brands like lululemon, Athleta, and lucy all offer some great looks, their products aren’t as sustainable as they could be. Since yoga is all about connecting to your body and the environment, it only seems fitting to wear sustainable apparel while practicing it. These 7 brands have super comfy, eco-friendly yoga clothes that will be perfect for your next round of sun salutation.
At Synergy, they’ve empowered over 150 women to rise above poverty by giving all their employees a living wage and offering significant yearly bonuses. Made with certified organic cotton and other eco-friendly fibers, their materials reduce pesticide usage and damage to fresh water resources, and lowers the health risks for global farming communities. They also use low impact dyes and minimize finishing to decrease their water pollution footprint.
Designed and handmade in Los Angeles, California, LVR offers organic, soft, and incredibly comfortable lifestyle apparel. LVR’s collections represent those who not only appreciate each item’s functionality, beauty, and comfort, but also the earth-friends way each piece is made and dedicated to give-back to the world. By partnering with a wildlife reduce center in Guatemala called ARCAS, LVR helps rescue, rehabilitate, and release wild animals. Ion addition, LVR makes monthly donations of clothing to the Downtown Women’s Center in Los Angeles.
Inner Waves Organic is a family-owned business that makes yoga pants and tops for women and men that are fun to wear, from the earth, and feel velvety soft. They choose eco-fabrics made from honest, sustainable sources, and special dyes that are rich and beautiful. All of their clothing is made in America. They also support the Given Back Yoga Foundation by sharing a portion of their monthly profits.
Earth Yoga is dedicated to creating eco-friendly, fashionable Yoga based apparel and offering it to thoughtful consumers at reasonable prices. Noreen Austin founded Earth Yoga to marry her 15 years of yoga practice with her 20 year career in apparel design and merchandising. Using recycled polyester fiber that’s made from recycled plastic bottles, Earth Yoga helps divert plastics that would otherwise lay piled in landfills.
PuraKai is an eco-friendly and high performance surf craft manufacturer owned and operated by eco-minded surfers. Their clothing, surfboards, and stand up paddle boards are made locally using organic, recycled, and bio-based materials. Their goal is to create products that balance the need for consumption with the negative effectives on the natural world and oceans.
Creating versatile, stylish, and sustainable clothing and accessories, prAna bases their designs on their experiences. They use their knowledge to make clothes that look and feel good by combining classic style with modern materials. They have partnered with several local and international charities to help make a difference. In addition, prAna goes out of their way to seek out materials from sustainable sources, to treat their employees fairly, and to adhere to strict guidelines for safety and efficacy.
PACT sells clothing that is sweatshop free, ethically produced, and part of a movement that’s transforming the way apparel is made. Their cut + sew factories are top tier in environmental and social standards. They believe in fair wages, and do not use child labor to manufacture any of their products. PACT uses non-GMO, organic cotton without any harmful dyes. They’ve also partnered with the Organic Content Standard, Global Organic Textile Standard, and Fair Trade USA to certify the organic quality of their apparel.