You Don’t Need to Buy Sustainable Clothing And Be Out Of Pocket, Here’s How To Shop Affordably


    1. Price scale
    2. Seasalt Cornwall
    3. People Tree
    4. Mayamiko
    5. Sancho’s
    6. Komodo


Without a doubt, sustainable fashion brands have a reputation for being expensive. Many of us would love to stop trawling through fast fashion sales and shop more ethically, but we can’t face spending ££££ on a single piece. Understandably! But shopping sustainably no longer has to break the bank. We’ve found 5 incredible brands where you can buy beautifully made, sustainable clothes for a fair and affordable price.

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£ = Up to 40

££ = £40 – £70

£££ = £70 – £100

££££ = £100+

A price scale for the purpose of this reviewing the following brands.


1. Seasalt Cornwall



Price Range | £ – ££

Sustainable practices | Soil Association Organic Cotton Certification, GOTS Certified,  Ethical Trading Initiative & Leather Working Group Accredited

Discounts | Free UK Delivery Over £20 &  6 Months Extended Returns

Pleated Organic Cotton Face Coverings (Pack of 3)
Pleated Organic Cotton Face Coverings (Pack of 3) | £19.95 |  100% Organic Cotton

Seasalt’s humble beginnings take us back to 1981, where their first shop sold traditional workwear to fishermen and farmers in Cornwall. Since then, the brand has brought in designers, fine artists and illustrators to create timeless pieces inspired by the coastal community. Seasalt have a dedicated sustainability team who guide the brand towards balancing profit with purpose. They are one of Cornwall’s largest employers and produce yearly reports on Sustainability, Ethical Trading, Purchasing and Gender Pay Gap efforts!

2. People Tree

Price Range | ££ – £££

Sustainable practices |  GOTS Certified,  Fair Trade Certified, Vegan & Soil Association Organic

Discounts | Up to 70% Off Summer Sales, 15% Off Exclusive Orders at PeopleTree

Tyra Dress In Navy
Tyra Dress In Navy | £59.00 | 95% Organic Fairtrade Certified Cotton, 5% Elastane

A pioneer in Fair Trade Fashion brands, People Tree aims to set an example to businesses of a sustainable business model. Their model is based on partnerships, people-centered values and sustainability. The brand is certified with standards that assure textile products are produced in factories adhering to strict environmental and social standards. In addition, the brand promotes their own Foundation with a mission to alleviate poverty by empowering communities.

3. Mayamiko

Price Range | ££ – ££££

Sustainable practices |  GOTS Certified,  Fair Trade Certified, Vegan & Soil Association Organic

Discounts | Up to 70% Off Summer Sales, 15% Off Exclusive Orders at PeopleTree

Enala Turtleneck Tunic Dress
Enala Turtleneck Tunic Dress | £54.00 | 100% Organic Fair Trade Cotton

With a more extended price-point range, we couldn’t NOT show you Mayamiko. This Fashion brand makes garments on demand so over-production is a thing of the past. Collections are season-free and made with exclusive and limited fabric supplies. This ensures your garments are always unique. Because of this method of production, Mayamiko’s iconic fabrics are artisanal and hand made, using timeless African prints.



4. Sancho’s

Price Range | ££ – £££

Sustainable practices |  GOTS Certified,  Fair Trade Certified, PETA – Vegan Approved

Discounts | 15% off when you sign up to Sancho’s Newsletter here.

She Spins In Black Dress
She Spins In Black | £18.00 | GOTs Cotton | Vegan | Fair Wear Foundation Approved

Sancho’s is the product and inspiration of two travellers witnessing the effects of the fast fashion industry first hand, in countries such as Ethiopia. Sancho’s believes in slow fashion and sustainable development because it secures income for local communities, workers and small brands.  The company provides a platform hosting a multitude of ethical and sustainable brands curated with the environment, makers and YOU in mind. In keeping within guidelines for sustainable and ethical practices, Sancho’s has a very transparent glossary showcasing at least 9 Certifications featured across their products. They have listed brands to put your mind at ease and show that they operate and adhere to the strictest business practices in the world.

5. Komodo



Price Range | ££ – £££

Sustainable practices |  GOTS Certified,  1% Planet Tax, Fair Trade

Discounts | 10% off all orders when you apply this code.

DELLER Organic Cotton Shirt
DELLER Organic Cotton Shirt | £82.50 | 100% GOTs Certified Cotton | Vegan

Creating eco friendly fashion since 1988, Komodo has dedicated itself to the belief that protecting and nurturing our planet and a love for fashion do not have to be mutually exclusive. Looking good whilst fighting for the world we want tomorrow has never been so easy thanks to their collections. The brand uses a range of sustainable fabrics, ensuring their collections are timeless, sustainable and affordable. The brand adheres to Fair Trade regulations and has factories in Nepal, China, Indonesia and Turkey. These are regularly visited by their designers.



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