The world of organic yoga clothing can be a bit misleading and mysterious. Top brands who position themselves as “green” or “sustainable” or “humane” are actually the furthest from it. Brand like Lulu and Nike have been caught red-handed many times over awful production and business practices.
But it’s tough because top brands have the loudest voice. And no matter how much or how loud us little guys shout, people keep buying their clothes. This article is about the little guy. Most of our articles are non-paid promotions of small and local business because we truly believe in them.
When it comes to sustainable or organic yoga clothing, we dug deep. We found some awesome brands that are true to their word on sustainability. So, have a look and go show them some love!
What started as a modest startup in a cold Winnipeg basement has turned into a global powerhouse in the textile and wearable tech industry. Komodo Technologies created the first smart compression sleeve that tracks detailed health vitals all from a sensor mounted inside a compression sleeve.
While the focus was on the technology, people began to notice the material of the sleeve. It became a hit! And in 2024, the company is launching a high-tech, sustainable athletic (and athleisure) clothing line. The impressive part is they source everything themselves.
The truth is that companies like Lululemon, Adidas, Alo and Nike all use the same suppliers. They get lower prices, spend 90% of their budget on ads and boom! There’s your business. The garment industry is riddled with middlemen. From manufacturers to suppliers, there are many mouths to feed. Komodo is promising to go direct to the farm, so to speak. Creating superior organic yoga clothing at a minimal cost to customers.
Pact claims to be “Earth’s Favorite”, and they have made a great commitment to ensuring that motto remains. This brand is comfort meets conscience. Pact’s gear, like their sumptuously soft leggings and breathable tops, are the yoga buddy you never knew you needed.
Their secret? A commitment to organic cotton that feels like a hug from Mother Earth herself. They use organic cotton; the operation is carbon neutral and they focus on fair trade practices. In terms of organic yoga clothing, these guys are at the top of the game.
Next up, Matriarch Athletics. Talk about the unsung hero of athleisure! Their Esteem Leggings and Conquer Sports Bra are where durability meets dreamy design. Matriarch isn’t just making clothes; they’re making statements with every stitch, ensuring your yoga wardrobe works as hard as you do, all while championing eco-friendly practices. Plus, their leggings are the ultimate multitaskers – perfect for nailing that pose or just lounging at home.
Zen Nomad’s clothing really looks like how yoga clothing was intended to look. These folks are artisans of yoga clothing, crafting pieces that are not just clothing, but a canvas for your everyday life. Their Shanti Vira Yoga Pants are basically a love letter to yogis who value ethical fashion. Made in Canada with the softest organic cotton, they promise a no-slip, no-trip experience that’ll have you saying “Namaste” all day. With Zen Nomad, it’s all about feeling good while doing good.
Picture this – a brand that channels the free-spirited vibe of Vancouver’s beaches with an eco-friendly ethos. That’s Downtown Betty for you, where each piece of clothing is a little love story to our planet. This brand is all about less plastic and more organic bliss, serving up natural fiber yoga clothing that’s as kind to your skin as it is to Mother Earth.
With slogans like “Mother Earth doesn’t want to eat your yoga pants,” you know they’re serious about sustainability. From the hand-cut cotton underwear to their Athletic Bundles, Downtown Betty offers a casual glamour that’s good for your soul and even better for the environment.
Next up, Ripple’s organic yoga clothing invites you into the Ripple family with open arms and open hearts. This brand is for the earth-lovers and the comfort-seekers, crafting timeless, comfortable yoga wear since 2016. Ripple’s clothes are more than just workout gear; they’re a testament to a lifestyle, a declaration of love for the earth, and a celebration of the female form in all its glory. With core values like sustainability, comfort, fairness, and enabling, Ripple is for every woman who wants to wear her feelings on her sleeve… or her yoga pants.
Blue Canoe is the epitome of soft, natural clothing that brings a sense of effortless style to your wardrobe. The brand has quite the line of clothing from organic yoga clothing to athleisure wear. Born from a homesteading lifestyle and a desire for organic cotton, Blue Canoe has been making waves with their “un-granola” fashion since 1994.
With everything made in the USA, they’re about creating jobs, reducing transportation footprints, and delivering quality you can trust. Slip into their organic fiber underwear, and you’re not just wearing a piece of clothing; you’re embracing a philosophy that feels good on the skin and is gentle on our planet.
We hope you enjoyed the list. What are your thoughts? Did we miss anyone? Leave a comment and we’ll be sure to update or include it in a new article.