Why Eco-Friendly Yoga Clothes Is Better
Yoga is about inner balance, spiritual connections with yourself and the earth, and last but not least being in harmony with oneself, and your surroundings. At least that is my aim every time I step on and off the mat.
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Doing Yoga or any other kind of sport for that, just feels better, when you know what you wearing hasn’t affected the earth in any negative way – and even helps preserve it. That is what I call zen!
So roll out your mat and get comfortable in your cobra position while scrolling through all of these eco-friendly yoga clothing brands that while make you look peaceful while in your crown position – and let’s get it Om (Get it?)
The Best Yoga Clothes Brands
I have made a list of my all-time favorite ethical yoga wear brands and my favorite styles from each of the brands.
All brands make some amazing, cool, and innovative organic activewear, and fight to make sustainability the rule rather than the exception in the fashion industry. So take a closer look and get inspired! Who knows, this post might even motivate you to do yoga afterwards.
Eco materials: Recycled materials such as recycled nylon, wool, and cashmere
Price Range: $$
If you haven’t heard about Organic Basic before now is definitely the time! It makes minimalistic basic wear you want to wear on your yoga mat as well as when you are laying on your couch.
The people behind this ethical brand are experts in making high-quality basic wear in the most sustainable, earth-loving way.
They make an honor out of changing the fashion industry for the better and show that eco-friendly yoga clothes actually can be stylish.
Find the yoga pants here
Eco materials: Organic cotton, recycled polyester
Price range: $-$$
Satva is one of those eco-friendly yoga clothes brands that makes innovative, stylish activewear you won’t find anywhere else. The best thing? It makes a virtue out of sustainable fashion.
Satva is all about mindfulness and for the brand, this is about making an impact on the earth and doing good instead of destroying.
That is why ethical production and pure fabrics are some of its top values. So check out its website to find more innovative and cool eco-friendly yoga clothes.
Find the organic yoga shirt here
Eco materials: Bamboo, TENCEL & MODAL
Price range: $$$-$$$$
We-Are is your eco-friendly activewear brand if you want to achieve that effortless boho vibe. Its organic yoga clothes are actually stylish and will make you want to jump on the mat straight away!
Isn’t it the goal to find yoga wear, that actually motivates you to be even more consistent with your training?
All the sustainable activewear is made in harmony with nature and the people producing it, and strives to empower each and every individual who wears it. So what are you waiting for?
Check out their whole collection here
Eco materials: Bamboo, organic cotton, Modal & Lyocell
Price range: $$-$$$
Miakoda wants to make a change. Change the way we treat the planet, change the way we treat each other, and it wants to do it with you.
The yoga brand only uses eco-friendly materials, has certificated production conditions that support ethical fashion, only uses 100% recycled packaging, and has zero-waste production!
It cares a big deal about the environment and is keen on making sustainable fashion the rule rather than the exception.
On top of all, it makes the coolest, comfiest looking eco-friendly yoga clothes on the market! Just look at this yoga top. Can it get more comfortable than this?
Check out their whole collection on their website right here
Eco Materials: Organic cotton, tencil, lenin & wool
I know that People Tree has made the list of organic brands you NEED to know about before. But can you blame me?
It makes effortless, chic, organic clothes, that play with the concept of sustainability and keeps pushing the boundaries of what it means. Its eco-friendly yoga clothes are no exception.
This yoga set is made of 100% organic cotton and is made in line with the highest environmental and ethical standards from start to finish.
I honestly would love to wear this outfit to my next yoga class, cause I think there is something stylish but also calming about the look. Gonna add that to my wishlist!
Click to see more of People Tree yoga clothes here
Eco material: Recycle, organic cotton, fair trade
Price range: $$
Patagonia is an eco-friendly brand that is aware of the fact that everything it produces has an impact on the earth.
Its goal is to minimize the bad impact and turn as much of the impact into a positive one.
It tries to be as transparent regarding its production, supply chain, and environmental impact as possible. It even tries to make people more aware of how crucial it is that we act now to sustain the earth in the future through activism and campaigns.
Its activewear makes you think of all the beautiful things nature has to offer like this shirt makes my thought flowed away with the waves.
Learn more about their initiatives here.
Eco Materials: Organic cotton and bamboo
Price range: $$
The clothes that you wear and the fabrics you put on your skin are just as important as the food you eat. At least if you ask the organic yoga brand Green Apple.
Like the choice of eating healthy, because you want to take care of yourself, what you wear should also be a choice of self-love.
Don’t wear synthetic clothes made with harsh chemicals, but make a conscious choice of wearing eco-friendly yoga clothes, made out of organic products that actually feel soft and comfortable against your skin. Like these extremely cool and comfy-looking thighs from Green Apple!
Check out all their other eco-friendly yoga clothes right here
Eco materials: RecPoly, recycled materials
Price range: $$$
This organic yoga brand design clothes that last. Outdoor voices want to make your ethical yoga clothes last longer because that results in less production, and thereby a smaller impact on the environment in the long run.
But not only does this brand try to become even more sustainable for each step they take on the road, but they also design some good-looking organic activewear.
Just take a look at this blue set – isn’t it gorgeous? I wouldn’t mind being seen doing the upward facing dog in this!
Check out the whole collection right here.
Eco materials: Recycled materials
Price range: $$
Girlfriend Collective is a top-notch ethical yoga wear brand. It has a code of conduct, all its factories are certificated by Social Accountability International, and it ensures living wages and healthy working conditions. Now that’s slow fashion.
But Girlfriend is about so much more than ethical working conditions and eco-materials. It is about supporting your girlfriends around the world, the ones you don’t know yet.
It is about feeling empowered and strong no matter your size or age. It is a brand for you if you want to be a part of a worldwide community of women, who support people around the world as well as the earth.
Check our this pieces and more on the website here
Eco material: Econyl
Price range: $$-$$$
The ethical yoga wear from Ella Evans is not only made for you. It is also made for the planet. Its sustainable activewear is made from recycled plastic bottles gathered from the ocean, and its pieces of colorful and comfortable yoga clothes are ethically made to order.
Elle Evans wants to be inclusive on every level. From choosing the people who produce its yoga wear, to the choice of materials and size offer. So the brand made each piece of eco-friendly yoga clothes available in size from XS-3XL.
Shop the cool and comfy pieces here
Eco materials: Recycled materials, organic cotton
Price range: $$
If you want to wear something that has an impact on the world, then Pact’s eco-friendly yoga clothes are a match made in heaven. Cause it’s on a mission to build the earth’s favorite clothing brand, by combining earth’s favorite factories and earth’s favorite fibers.
All the organic yoga wear has a timeless look, which is designed to last year after year. One of the best things you can do for the planet is to invest in quality pieces instead of buying new clothes each month. Luckily, Pact makes that really easy.
Shop the conscious yoga wear here
Why eco-friendly yoga clothes are better
Now that we made it to the bottom of the list of must-know eco-friendly yoga clothes brands, I want to add something. Doing yoga or any other kind of sport for that matter is something you do for yourself – something you do to make yourself feel better.
But by choosing to wear activewear that is made with consciousness and with the best and most natural materials, you also choose to invest in yourself.
Don’t wear something synthetic in your “me-time”. Make the decision to invest 100% in yourself and the precious time you take out of your day for yourself.
Wear something that actually feels good against your skin and the earth. A lot of the eco-friendly yoga brands above are actually quite budget-friendly and I promise they will last much longer and feel much better than a cheap pair from a fast-fashion chain! So make the clever choice and invest in activewear that will make you feel better in the long run.
Last but not least you are always welcome to share other eco-friendly yoga clothes brands in the comments down below! We would love to hear from you, and your knowledge will definitely be received with gratefulness by other readers!