A good night's sleep is something we all strive for, but it can be difficult to achieve. One way is to make sure your journey into dreamland is as cosy and comfortable as possible.
At Eco Warrior Princess, we believe that a restful night's sleep shouldn't come at the cost of the environment or human rights.
So here are 9 sleepwear brands to add to your shopping list if ethics and sustainability are a high priority:
1. ALAS (All Light, All Shadow) The Label
This sustainably made sleepwear collection gives you so many reasons not to get dressed. A socially and ecologically responsible brand based in Sydney, Australia; ALAS is committed to providing customers the comfort, the transparency, and the peace of mind they need. Its garments are made from organic cotton, produced with fair labour, and in sweatshop-free factories.
2. SNOA Sleepwear
Supporting the Center for Biodiversity, SNOA is a sustainable sleepwear brand renowned for inspiring romance and its luxurious and sexy collections. Its entire range is manufactured in the USA and the brand sources the most eco-friendly fabrics. With them, you can bid goodbye to skimpy, black negligees, oversized sweatshirts and lousy ski socks. Check them out here.
3. Sorella Organics
From night slips and robes, nightshirts, pyjama sets, Sorella Organics provides sleepwear and loungewear for men and women. It caters to expectant mothers too. This brand sources certified organic and fair trade materials and manufactures its garments in Australia and Fiji. Free shipping on all Australian orders and free international shipping on all order over $100. For more details, check out their website.
A lifestyle fashion brand, it creates limited edition of beautifully-cut African-inspired tees and tops, lingeries, sleepwear and loungewear that you’d like to wear all-day long. Fashion with a heart, Mayamiko believes that sustainable production should never compromise the quality of its contemporary line, but should add to its exquisiteness and value.
5. Fair Indigo
Promoting style with a conscience, US-based Fair Indigo offers cozy and chic pajama ternos, bedroom slippers and socks. Committed to changing lives by providing employees safe and clean work and fair wages; this organic clothing line continues to create a “culture of caring” with every piece it manufactures. Through its Fair Indigo Foundation, the brand also financially supports education in the communities where its products are made donating 5% of profits and offering customers voluntary $5 donations at checkout. Since 2006 this foundation has been able to improve access and delivery of education, including paying teachers’ salaries, building classrooms and providing computer equipment in countries such as Peru.
Founded by Sydney-sider and former costume designer Rachel Pines, Moonbird brings you beautifully crafted ethical sleepwear. Manufactured in India and Australia, the entire range is made using GOTS certified organic cotton except its jersey strappy and loose tops which contain a hidden support layer made from 95% cotton and 5% lycra and is something the team is actively working on. We appreciate their transparency as much as their ethical designs!
7. People Tree
A sustainable clothing list wouldn't be the same without People Tree, who were at the forefront of the ethical fashion industry having been founded by Safia Minney back in 2001. This brand is known for its sustainable and fair trade clothing but it also produces intimates and sleepwear. If you're seeking night dresses, snug socks and pyjama sets made from Fair Trade certified organic cotton, the People Tree website is a great place to start.
8. Only Hearts
Attracting “fashionistas” and the environmentally conscious alike, Only Hearts is dedicated towards attaining sustainability with flirty, sensuous sophistication. Its entire range is manufactured in New York City from local, headstock and certified made in green textiles. Seen on Hollywood starlets and IT girls alike, its intimate apparel is designed to be seen ("inner outerwear"). If you're looking for something naughty and nice, check out Only Hearts.
Inspired by organic textiles and beautiful design, UK-based Noctu has created a line of luxury night and lounge wear inspired by nature and fair trade. Its signature 100% organic cotton collection is ideal for men, women and kids alike – making them all look “effortlessly elegant” and feel “indulgently comfortable.” Choose Noctu if you want sleepwear that doesn't compromise ethics, beauty and quality.