10 Stylish, Sustainable Dresses for Spring and Summer

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Cayley Pater

Florals, bright colors, and flowy skirts — spring and summer are our favorite seasons to rock ethical fashion. Especially when each piece has a beautiful story you can share!

We’ve curated a collection of 10 stunning, sustainably, and consciously made dresses available for all your warm-weather activities (or just for hanging out around the house) this year and far beyond.

1. Valani Vanna Hemp Dress — $348

Delicate and breezy, the Vanna Hemp Dress is the sustainable dress your wardrobe has been missing. With a stretch ruffle neckline and straps, full draped skirt with handkerchief hem, and soft gathering, the Vanna Dress adds a touch of romance that can be dressed up or down. This midi length dress is made with a plant based material that regulates temperature to keep you comfortable year round.

Values: Sustainable, Vegan, Women-Owned, POC-Owned

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Valani Vanna Hemp Dress

2. Passion Lilie Blushing Wrap Dress — $84

This wrap dress is dyed in a lovely soft pink and then hand block printed through a unique reactive dye process creating a white, gray and blue splatter dot effect, making it truly unique. It’s designed in New Orleans and made in India of 100% GOTS certified organic cotton in a fair trade environment. Plus, it has pockets!

Values: Fair Trade, Sustainable, Vegan, Women-Owned

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3. Grammar NYC Feminine Dress — $495

The perfect dress to take you season to season — You can wear the dress alone on a hot summer day or layer it up with a cozy cardigan. This versatile dress was handmade from 100% GOTS–certified organic cotton in NYC.

Values: Sustainable, Made in USA, Vegan, Women-Owned

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4. Milo + Nicki It’s A Party Dress — $189

This bohemian style, tunic-inspired dress is crafted from handwoven ahimsa silk GOTS organic cotton blend fabric and dyed by hand using plant-based indigo. This fun frock — along with the rest of Milo + Nicki’s capsule collection — is cruelty-free, vegan, and biodegradable. The fabric for each piece is made consciously in India and is cut, sewn, and finished in New York City.

Values: Sustainable, Made in USA, Vegan, Women-Owned, POC-Owned

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5. Synergy Ubud Eucalyptus Dress — $128

This vibrant color and flattering silhouette can take you from a wedding to the office with ease and style. Made in Nepal using sustainable fibers eucalyptus lyocell, organic cotton and spandex jersey, this show-stopper with faux knot front will become your new go-to dress that packs a sustainable punch.

Values: Fair Trade, Vegan, Sustainable

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6. Left Edit The Wren Tencel Dress — $190

Left Edit creates beautifully bold pieces for the colorful capsule wardrobe — all ethically cut and sewn in LA. This bright orange dress is made from 56% Tencel lyocell / 44% Linen.

Using materials like Tencel, cupro, and linen for their fabrics and materials like Corozo nut and recycled polyester for buttons and zippers, Left Edit keeps sustainability at their core. Each piece from the brand is digitally printed locally in LA using GOTS-certified dyes.

Values: Sustainable, Made in USA, Vegan, Women-Owned

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7. Mien Cadence Cocoon Dress — $138

The perfect dress when you want to wear a blank canvas for statement jewelry and shoes, there are so many ways to wear the Cadence Cocoon Dress! Its fluid lines and flattering draping make it oh-so-comfortable, great for looking pulled together with no effort at all.

Values: POC-Owned, Sustainable, Vegan, Women-Owned, Made in USA

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8. Mata Traders Henrietta Smocked Dress — $128

Ready for a special date night or weekend running errands, this dress, featuring romantic ruffles, pleats, and a ruched waist is comfortable and flattering. Each dress is hand block printed with natural dyes and sewn by women in a fair trade cooperative in India.

Values: Fair Trade, Sustainable, Vegan, Women-Owned

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9. Symbology Baby Cacti Shift Dress in Black and Cream — $165

This simple-yet-unique piece from Symbology has a subtle baby cacti print that we adore. The shift dress can be worn with strappy sandals through summer and pairs well with booties for chillier days. Symbology’s garments are made consciously and sustainably — each piece handcrafted by women artisans using natural fabrics and AZO–free dyes.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Vegan, Women-Owned

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Symbology Baby Cacti Shift Dress In Black Cream Dresses Symbology 549614 1500x

10. 337 Brand Miki T-Shirt Dress

A t-shirt dress that’s as comfy as it is flattering. This heathered t-shirt dress is the ideal cut and length for running errands or meeting with friends outside in style. This timeless essential is made from organic cotton and mechanically processed bamboo. 337 Brand also plants one tree per order!

Values: Sustainable, Vegan, Made in USA, Women-Owned

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