Looking to build an ethically made wardrobe but don't know where to start? Here are some of our favourite Canadian slow fashion designers!

1. Eliza Faulkner

Eliza Faulkner is a Montreal-based slow fashion designer beloved for her whimsical silhouettes, bold colours and luxurious fabrics. Her pieces range the gamut from cottagecore to Y2K inspiration. This plus-size friendly brand is available up to Size 20. 

2. Dagg & Stacey

Dagg & Stacey is a Toronto-based ethical clothing brand that we've carried for over ten years. Their pieces use natural fibres that are comfortable and timeless, perfect for stepping up your work wardrobe. We love their bestselling Finch Jumpsuit.

3. Amanda Moss

Made in Montreal, Amanda's Moss' pieces are the best everyday basics. Using cotton and linen, her boutique clothing is handcrafted in small batches. The Breezy Crop Top is one of her most popular pieces and looks good on everyone!

4. Birds of North America

Birds of North America is a Toronto designer who draws inspiration from decades past. These vintage-inspired dresses nod to the '50s and '60s, but are made modern with gorgeous cotton patterns. This plus-size friendly line is available up to Size 18.

5. Meemoza

Meemoza's clothing is ethical, well-tailored and timeless. These natural fibre pieces are perfect for building a "Made In Canada" capsule wardrobe. Their clothing made great everyday basics for professional outfits at work. 

6. Eve Gravel 

Eve Gravel is a beloved Montreal designer who makes stunning clothing for everyday and special occasions. We love her modern silhouettes, exclusive illustrated prints and OEKO-TEX certified fabrics. 

7. Ursa Minor

Ursa Minor is a brand created by Eliza Hudson, who sews all her handmade clothing in her Montreal studio. Her pieces are comfortable, chic and sustainable. Her Flor Arca Pants are one of the most popular pieces we've ever carried!

8. Jennifer Glasgow 

A design house in Montreal, Jennifer Glasgow creates eco-friendly and ethically made womenswear. Using OEKO-TEX certified fabrics, her line makes work outfits that are professional without sacrificing style. 

9. Valerie Dumaine

Since 2004, Valerie Dumaine's clothing has been beloved for her beautiful draping and eco-friendly fabrics. These handmade pieces are comfortable and chic, perfect for building sustainable outfits to wear all year round.

10. Bodybag By Jude 

Bodybag By Jude has been a mainstay on the Canadian fashion scene since their inception in 1998. For nearly 25 years, this Montreal boutique fashion brand has made contemporary clothing using high-quality craftsmanship and premium fabrics.

October 12, 2022 — Regine Paquette