Skirts are the epitome of comfort, and you can pretty much dress up anything—even an old graphic tee!—by throwing one on. Sadly, many skirts on the market are cheaply made and unsustainable. But we’re here to shed light on sustainable skirts that are high-quality, cute, and made with the planet in mind.
This list of sustainable skirts (and skorts!) features a wide range of options suitable for everyone, whether you’re into sporty looks you can exercise in or chic picks perfect for hitting up the farmers’ market.
7 Affordable Sustainable Skirts
Girlfriend Collective prides itself on its use of unique eco-friendly and OEKO-TEX certified fabrics. This skort—which is made from recycled water bottles and spandex—has hidden side pockets and is great for hikes and outdoor workouts.
2. PrAna Alana Skort, $69
This skort from PrAna, a certified Fair Trade company, is made from recycled nylon and spandex. It also features quick-drying properties, is stretchy and durable, and has UPF 50+.
3. Toad & Co Chaka Skirt, $60
Toad & Co is uses sustainable OEKO-TEX certified fabrics and reusable packaging. This skirt (which comes in 14 colors!) is made from Bluesign-approved materials: Tencel, organic cotton, and elastane.
4. Marine Layer Lex Rib Midi Skirt, $78
Marine Layer makes its clothing in small quantities to avoid waste. This skirt is made from Tencel Modal fabric and spandex. It’s also a longer, below-the-knee option, making it easy to dress up or down.
5. Whimsy and Row Teagan Skirt, $88
Whimsy and Row also produces small batches of clothes and controls this process through a waitlist, where the company can see how many people are interested in a particular item. This sustainable skirt is made from organic cotton and spandex, and it’s also available in a neutral pink shade.
6. Sézane Calvi Skirt, $90
Sézane is a French brand that uses audited factories and recycled packaging. Over half of its clothing items have eco-certifications, including this skirt. It’s OEKO-TEX certified and made from viscose, polyester, and elastane. Grab it in leopard print, or in solid black or gray.
7. Vetta The Two Piece Wrap Skort, $109
Vetta is committed to creating fashion responsibly and using eco-friendly fabrics, including EcoVero and deadstock. This skirt is made from Tencel and comes in three different colors. And because it’s secretly a skort, it’s super comfortable.
Hey there! Want to help us change the world every day through easy, achievable, eco-friendly tips and tricks? Sign up for the Brightly Spot and join our movement of over a million changemakers.