When consciously shopping for baby and kids' clothes, it is important to both consider whether the clothes were made environmentally and...
When consciously shopping for baby and kids' clothes, it is important to both consider whether the clothes were made environmentally and socially conscious and if they had been made safe for children to wear. Here are 7 brands that meet these criteria, making it perfect for your next baby shower gift or new pieces for your children. Learn more about how these brands are sustainable on the ConsiderBeyond app.
1. Mini Rodini
Based in: Sweden
Certifications: Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), Organic Content Standard 100 (OCS), Fair Trade Certified, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), SA 8000, Global Recycle Standard (GRS)
Mini Rodini’s vision is to make clothes that children love to wear without compromising the social and environmental aspects of production. They implemented a system of paying the workers at all sewing units a living wage instead of the standard minimum wage. Their collections are created with materials that have a lower impact on both nature and human health, such as organic cotton, recycled polyester, and upcycled garments from leftover fabric.
Photo by: Mini Rodini
2. Bobo Choses
Based in: Spain
Certification: Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)
Bobo Choses creates clothes for children and growing-young parents who want to enjoy their lives and have fun while minimizing their impact on the planet. They strive to accurately forecast to avoid overstock, replace conventional materials with more sustainable fibers, and have created a permanent collection made with recycled, upcycled, and natural materials.
Photo by: Bobo Choses
3. Little Emperor
Based in: Australia
Certifications: Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), 1% for the Planet
Little Emperor desires to bring happiness and positivity not only to the children but to every person in the supply chain involved in bringing each garment to life. All garments are made in a factory regularly audited to ensure an above living wage, safe working conditions, and no forced overtime or workplace discrimination. They also use GOTS-certified cotton and plastic-free packaging to minimize their impact on the environment.
Photo by: Little Emperor
Based in: Denmark
Shipping: EU countries
Certifications: Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), Organic Content Standard 100 (OCS), Global Recycle Standard (GRS)
Molo is a Scandinavian brand whose goal is to be the favorite sustainable choice of clothing for children. They have been working to change all conventional textiles to sustainable textiles, with a particular focus on certified organic (GOTS and OCS certified) and recycled fabrics. Molo works toward implementing the 10 Principles of the UN Global Compact, including safeguarding responsible production and fair working conditions in every segment of the production process.
Photo by: Molo
5. Ade + Ayo
Based in: United States
Ade + Ayo, combining the Yoruba (Nigerian language) words for “crown” and “joy,” celebrates African heritage by offering well-crafted clothing for children. They aspire to be “kind” - referring to the priority they place on artisan-crafted products and eco-friendly practices, as well as to their commitment to donate a portion of the proceeds to organizations aiming to improve the education gap for young children in sub-Saharan Africa.
Photo by: Ade + Ayo
6. Joey Paris
Based in: France
Certifications: Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX
Joey Paris is a french brand of clothing and accessories for children from 0-6 years old and creates wardrobe collections for babies and kids under their label “Made in Savoir Faire”. They create clothes in small quantities, sourcing cotton 100% from organic farming and ensuring it’s safe for children’s health.
Photo by: Joey Paris
Based in: Switzerland
Shipping: France, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom
OiOiOi is a rental baby clothes brand that allows organic cotton clothes from sustainable brands to be circulated, helping increase the lifespan of the baby & kids’ clothes as a sustainable and practical solution to having to purchase new baby clothes at every stage. The company ensures the quality of clothes is well-maintained and checked thoroughly.
Photo by: OiOiOi