There are many elements for one to think about when considering eco friendly yoga clothing
Everything from the types of fabrics used to produce the clothing, to the labour practices employed, to the location of the manufacturer should be considered when trying to improve your eco footprint for your yoga wear.
Most environmentally friendly yoga clothes are made from an eco fabrics such as bamboo, hemp or soy. Click here for additional information on Eco Friendly Fabrics
Below is a list of environmentally friendly yoga clothing lines
Donna Brown (Designer and Online Retailer)
Donna Brown is an eco-friendly organization that stives to use materials that have as little impact as possible on the environment, use as little energy as possible and creates minimum waste. They have partnered with a textile manufacturing company who has been awarded the best small/medium size company in Portugal. Using only sustainable and renewable materials, this company produces fabrics with a minimal environmental footprint and a good optimistic attitude. All the aspects of the production process were taken into consideration to minimize the ecological impact.
Donna Brown Yogawear Inspired by Nature has a well established German and international presence, and has generated a strong following in the yoga and sports community thanks to its elegant, timeless designs, natural colors and soft-to-the-touch bamboo viscose fabric make each piece in the collection a pleasure for the senses. This highly specialized composition of bamboo-viscose offers not only aesthetic appeal but also natural antibacterial properties. In addition, the fabric is eco-friendly and are Oeko-Tex® certified. Top quality fabric and thoughtful designs will inspire you to go deeper into your practice. Go deeper into your practice with perfectly adapted designs that move with you.
About the Owner: Donna Brown is a designer of high quality yogawear. Originally from Canada, she is currently based in Berlin. A practitioner of yoga since 2004, her insight and expertise have resulted in a collection of carefully designed, stylish, adapted yogawear pieces for men and women.
we’ar un ltd. (Manufacturer and Online Retailer)
we’ar is an industry leading designer and manufacturer of eco friendly clothing yoga clothing. They take great care in hand selecting manufacturing partners to ensure fair labour practices and environmentally responsible manufacturing practices are followed at all times. 100% certified organic cottons are used whenever possible with their clothing lines. In the event that appropriate fabrics from their local environment cannot be sourced, we’ar will still look for opportunities to spin and knit the fabrics locally to help improve the communities in which they operate in.
Their environmentally friendly yoga clothing line is for both men and women and includes tanks, tees, short, pants and leggings. we’ar also carries an extensive environmentally friendly clothing lines for men and women utilizing organic cottons and bamboo fabrics.
They offer shipping across the world.
Mahadevi Design (Vancouver, BC)
Canadian clothing designers utilizing bamboo, soy, hemp, and organic cottons fabrics with a his and her yoga line. There is an online retail store and they ship to Canada and the USA.
American Flora (Online Retailer)
American Flora is a line of dance and yoga wear that emphasizes a woman’s true femininity, athleticism and beauty. They create boutique high-performance garments inspired by passion for dance and the beauty of our natural world. Smart design and extensive use of eco-friendly Repreve® fabric ensures each piece provides the ultimate combination of luxury, comfort and performance. American Flora is made in the United States from 100% US sourced material. Each of their garments is made with 100% recycled Repreve Polyester fabric.
Oqoqo (Vancouver, BC)
This organic label sold at lululemon uses boolux (bamboo), soy, hemp and other organic materials to make jeans, tees and chic sweaters.
Public Myth (Vancouver, BC)
Canadian designer with a line of bamboo fabric yoga wear. An extensive collection of pants, tops, and hoodies. With so many styles to choose from them will have something for everyone. There is an online retail store and they ship to Canada, USA and international.
Statik Mountain (Richmond Hill, ON)
Uses bamboo and organic cotton to create eco-luxury athletic and yoga apparel!
TerraFrog has a line of bamboo fabric tanks & tees, bottoms, and jackets for your all your athletic needs. TerraFrog sources their materials locally whenever possible, purchases clean wind power for their operation, and have a stated commitment to adopt environmentally conscious business practices. There is an online retail store and they ship to Canada, USA and international.
Yogo (Ottawa, ON)
Yogo has created an eco friendly yoga fashion line. Designed by a yoga instructor, individually sewn these clothes come in soy, bamboo and organic cotton blends. Yogo is committed to only using suppliers that adhere to strict labour laws, with no sweatshop or child labour. There is an online retail store and they ship to Canada and international.