6 Sustainable Fashion Brands from Montreal [2021]

Montreal is a hub of activity for sustainable fashion brands and it’s only getting better.

If you’re there, we highly recommend checking out these brands creating stylish, eco-friendly womenswear and menswear.

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Let’s get straight into the list!

Eco-Friendly & Sustainable Clothing from Montreal

1. Judith & Charles

Judith and Charles Montreal

Sustainability: 90% local production, run a non-profit organization in the Dominican Republic, sponsor Dress for Success Montreal.

What they make: Womenswear

Price: $$$$

Judith & Charles are a high-end Montreal based womenswear brand.

The brand’s clothes are stylish and modern. Sure, they’re not cheap. But, the brand runs its own non-profit in the Dominican Republic to empower kids, and almost all of their clothes are made locally in Montreal, supporting the local economy.

2. Matt & Nat

Matt & Nat

Sustainability: All vegan materials

What they make: Footwear, Accessories

Price: $$ – $$$

Matt & Nat are a vegan brand from the Garment District in Montreal making waves. They make a range of vegan bags, accessories, and footwear.

Their sustainability efforts don’t stop at vegan leather. Their shoe linings are made from 100% recycled plastic bottles, and they’re starting to use recycled bicycle tires too.

Their shoes and accessories are stylish and timeless. You’d be hard-pressed not to find something you like from here. They have stores all over Canada where you can check the items out in person, otherwise, you can shop online.

3. Frank And Oak

Frank and Oak Montreal

Sustainability: Eco-friendly materials, recycled packaging, stores built from scratch using recycled materials

What they make: Menswear, Womenswear

Price: $ – $$

Since 2012 Frank And Oak have been creating quality essentials out of Montreal.

Interestingly, they didn’t start as a ‘sustainable brand’, but over the years have become more and more eco-conscious. Currently, over 50% of their products are made in an eco-friendly way.

They use initiatives such as incorporating recycled materials into their clothes and packaging, as well as a range of sustainable materials like Seacell, Lenzing TENCEL, and recycled wool. Their dyes are all eco-friendly to avoid run-off contamination.

4. Eve Gravel

Eve Gravel Montreal

Sustainability: Ethically made clothes using sustainable fabrics, local production.

What they make: Womenswear

Price: $$$ – $$$$

For over 15 years Eve Gravel has been creating ethically-made clothes using sustainable fabrics. They design all of their prints in-house. Furthermore, their clothes are all handmade by local artisans.

Their style is minimalist and relaxed but contains careful detailing that makes every piece stand out.

You can visit their atelier by appointment only, so give them a call before stopping by!

5. Amanda Moss

Amanda Moss Montreal

Sustainability: Everything is handmade, made in Montreal, ethical workshops

What they make: Womenswear

Price: $$$

Amanda Moss launched her brand in 2013. Since then, the designer has been hand cutting each piece and producing carefully curated collections of sustainable clothes.

While this Montreal-based sustainable brand doesn’t have a retail store yet, you can browse and shop online with ease.

6. Kazak

Kazak Sustainable Fashion Montreal

Sustainability: 90% local production, run a non-profit organization in the Dominican Republic, sponsor Dress for Success Montreal.

What they make: Womenswear

Price: $$ – $$$

Since 2008 Kazak has been creating a unique range of clothes and accessories in Montreal.

Their items are all made from recycled material, including leather, fur and a range of environmentally friendly fabrics.

If you’re on the hunt for unique clothes and accessories, this could be the brand for you!

Recap – Best Sustainable Brands from Montreal

There you have it. Some of the most impactful sustainable brands, from small to large.

If you’re visiting Montreal we highly recommend visiting their stores in person (where possible), but otherwise you can easily place orders from all of these brands via their online store.

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