Long gone are the days when you had to give up comfort for style. The sustainable athleisure and loungewear products carried on Made Trade prove that ultra-soft, feel-good clothing can look good too.
This year, give the gift of stylish, easy-to-wear essentials with these lounge-ready gift ideas. We’re sure your gift recipient will appreciate a quality set of sustainably made loungewear they can wear while relaxing, working out, or browsing through the farmers’ market.
Sijo’s Eucalyptus Short Sleeve Dress is an everyday staple that’s comfortable and stylish. It’s made with 95% eucalyptus Tencel Lyocell and 5% elastane for maximum breathability. The fabrics are also OEKO-TEX Certified, guaranteeing a great look that’s free of nasty chemicals.
Sijo’s eucalyptus Lyocell fabrics are created in a closed-loop process, meaning they reuse their water and solvents during the manufacturing process to prevent unnecessary waste. All of Sijo’s craftspeople work in safe and healthy conditions and are paid living wages.
2. Sijo Eucalyptus Long Sleeve Top and Eucalyptus Jogger Pants in Sage — $45 and $65
Dresses aren’t the style of those on your shopping list? Sijo still has you covered! Their Eucalyptus Long Sleeve Top and Jogger Pants have all the same comfort with 95% eucalyptus Tencel Lyocell and 5% elastane. The eucalyptus Tencel Lyocell and elastane are both OEKO-TEX Certified, meaning no harmful chemicals were added during the manufacturing process. Even better — the top and the pants both include pockets!
3. Harvest & Mill Men’s Organic Jogger Pants and Men’s Organic Crew Tee — $64 and $46
For those that like to keep it nice and simple, Harvest & Mill’s organic, undyed jogger and tee set is the perfect gift. All of the organic cotton that Harvest & Mill uses is grown, farmed, and milled in the United States (and all garments are sewn in Oakland, Berkeley, and San Francisco, California).
Coyuchi’s Solstice Jogger Pants are made with extremely soft, GOTS-certified cotton and feature a wide, flat waistband to ensure a snug and secure fit. The cotton is grown in India and made in a factory that recycles 98% of its wastewater.
Coyuchi is organic, GOTS- and Fair Trade Certified, and highly values vendors who utilize sustainable manufacturing practices (like water-recycling, renewable energy, and reduced waste). Coyuchi is an active member of the Textile Exchange and was a founding brand in the Sustainable Textile Coalition.
5. Mary Young Owen Bamboo Sweater and Everette Bamboo Pant in Sky Blue — $65 and $79
This bamboo sweater and pant set is the perfect gift for a friend or family member who’s always feeling chilly. Made with 67% rayon, 28% cotton, and 5% elastane, the bamboo terry fabric blend makes these pieces lightweight while offering extra warmth.
Mary Young produces GOTS- and OEKO-TEX certified lingerie, underwear, and loungewear that are free of harmful chemicals. They’re a women-owned company that pays living wages to all their makers and provides safe working conditions.
6. 337 Brand Lumi Crop Top in Gray and Forest — $50
Designed with an intentionally slouchy silhouette, 337 Brand’s consciously made crop top is the ideal piece for enjoying a slow Saturday at home or for wearing during a wintertime beach escape. 337 Brand’s breathable pieces are made locally in New York City from earth-friendly materials sourced from the United States and Canada.
7. Coyuchi Solstice Short in Rosehip — $34
Irresistibly soft and made with a relaxed fit, Coyuchi’s Solstice Shorts are the perfect Fair Trade Certified gift for anyone on your list. It’s made with GOTS-certified organic cotton that was grown and knit in India, meaning no harmful chemicals were added during its production.
Coyuchi designs their loungewear with environmental sustainability and fair trade values in mind. In addition to being organic, Fair Trade Certified, and GOTS-certified, Coyuchi is also an active member of the Textile Exchange and was a founding brand in the Sustainable Textile Coalition.
Synergy Organic Clothing’s Elevate Tank Top is a minimalistic top that’s versatile and long-lasting. It’s GOTS-certified, made with 90% organic cotton and 10% spandex jersey, and dyed using low-impact dyes, making it breathable and incredibly soft.
Synergy Organic Clothing’s pieces are all made from GOTS-certified organic cotton from India and are manufactured in a Fair Trade Certified factory in Nepal. They’re dedicated to people- and planet-first values and manufacture their clothes by using natural fibers and low-impact dyes. Synergy Organic Clothing provides all their artisans and employees with living wages and healthy working conditions, and they are a certified B Corporation.
9. Sijo Eucalyptus Sage Long Sleeve Tee and Sage Jogger Pants— $45 and $65
Made from silky-soft eucalyptus Tencel Lyocell, Sijo’s Sage Tee and Jogger set is comfy, lightweight, and breathable, guaranteeing that it will be their recipient’s new favorite pair of pj’s.
Sijo is a WOC-owned brand sourcing earth-minded, OEKO-TEX Standard 100 materials and producing their pieces in factories that ensure safe conditions and fair wages.
Lightweight and breathable, Leena & Lu’s Pima Sleeveless Pajama Set is handcrafted in Peru with GOTS-certified Pima cotton and colored with all-natural dyes, making it a natural, hypoallergenic gift.
Leena & Lu makes their sustainably harvested, fair trade sleepwear pieces in Peru, where they use all-natural and non-toxic dyes — like onion peels, avocado seed, carmine, and tara. Leena & Lu is a women-owned, POC-owned company and a certified B Corporation that pays all its makers living wages and ensures healthy working conditions.