Last Updated on May 11, 2023
Despite the ever growing popularity of SKIMS, their sustainability credentials are seriously lacking.
Sustainability rating site Good On You has scored SKIMS their lowest rating of ‘We avoid’ due to their lack of transparency surrounding their environmental and labour policies.
If you like the style of SKIMS but want to put your money where your ethics are, try these brands out for size!
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Shop sustainable alternatives to SKIMS
Speaking from experience, when you’re kitted out in Girlfriend Collective, you know it’s going to be a good day. Whether you’re grabbing brunch, sweating it out at a spin class or getting re-acquainted with your sofa and favourite comfort series, their quality selection of gym, lounge and day wear will not disappoint.
The best part? Many of their brightly coloured, size-inclusive collections (XXS-6XL) are made from recycled materials including fishing nets and recycled bottles and coloured using non-toxic dyes. Cheers to that!
Earth Bianca One Shoulder Bra, $42 – buy now
Earth Compressive Flare Legging, $78 – buy now
Organic Basics are basically what they say on the (probs recycled) tin. This Denmark-based brand epitomises ‘scandi-chic’ with its contemporary offering of wardrobe basics for men and women.
All it takes is one scroll of the website to find bundles of information surrounding their climate impact, supply chain, environmental initiatives and more. Plus, they’ve got the highest rating on Good On You, so need I say more?
Seamless Long-Sleeve Crop Top, £70 – buy now
Seamless High-Rise Tanga, £25 – buy now
MATE the Label
With Climate Neutral and B Corp certifications under their belt, MATE the label are a definite go-to for sustainable fashion babes that appreciate a good wardrobe staple when they see one.
Stocking everything from everyday basics (think dresses, baby tees and shirts) to form-fitting gym wear, this LA-born biz is sure to impress.
Tencel Rib Tank Dress, $118 – buy now
Organic Comfort Crop Tank, $38 – buy now
Hailed as the ‘Top Sustainable Underwear Brand’ by The Independent, Pantee are taking the world of intimates by storm.
Offering cute, comfortable and climate-friendly underwear sets, this lock-down born biz has now branched out to offer the same quality in a range of figure-hugging basics and socks. Loveee!
The Crop Top Bra, £38 – buy now
Long Sleeve V-Neck Bodysuit, £46 – buy now
Super stylish clothing and swimwear brand Vitamin A are all about feeling good, looking good and doing good.
Whether you want to laze by the pool sporting their bang-on-trend bikinis or grab a coffee in one of their EcoLinen sets, you can feel safe in the knowledge that you’re wearing a brand that cares.
Alia One Piece, $175 – buy now
Strapless West Dress, $155 – buy now