Sustainable and Ethical Clothing Brands in Portugal

The Portuguese fashion industry is at the forefront of eco-friendly production to reduce its environmental impact while being socially responsible, using plastics recovered the ocean, organic materials, and ethically sourced fabrics. 14 fantastic stores to check out in Lisbon and Porto.

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Lisbon

As Portuguesas

First-ever cork flip-flops, with other sustainable materials as well, now branched into other types of shoes.
No stand-alone stores, but the products are sold in the gift shop of the Lisbon Oceanarium, which you should definitely check, whether you have littles or not.

Couve

[They don’t have a website but you can find them on Instagram. ]
Vegan shoes and accessories. 
Store location:
Rua Maria 49b
1170-210 Lisbon
(A ten-minute walk from Senhora do Monte)
Pro-tip: Their store is not far from Humana, a vintage and second-hand store chain with locations throughout Lisbon and Porto. 

Etikway

Men, women, and children’s clothes meeting a dozen sustainability and fair-trade certifications. Stores in Lisbon and near Cascais.
Store locations:
Cascais Shopping (mall)
Estrada Nacional 9
2645-543 Alcabideche
Centro Comercial Castil (mall, near Parque Eduardo VII)
Rua Castilho 39
1250-068 Lisbon
Príncipe Real (near Botanical Garden)
Praça do Príncipe Real 26
1250-184 Lisbon

Isto

Menswear (and some women’s clohtes) made with 100% organic fabrics and using a “transparent pricing” structure
Stores throughout Lisbon (see here for list), including in Chiado and Campo de Ourique.

Jak

Unisex vegan shoes with other recycled materials, with stores in Lisbon and Porto.
Store locations:
Rua Nova da Trindade 4A
1200-302 Lisbon
(Near the Baixa-Chiado metro stop)  
Rua de Santa Catarina, 28
4000-441 Porto
(Near the Majestic Cafe)

Martine Love

Women’s fashion primarily using organic linen.  Bespoke and pre-owned options available.
Store location:
Rua da Sociedade Farmacêutica 68 – 2D
1150-341 Lisbon
(Near Parque Eduardo VII but by appointment only, which you can book online)

Mist

Women’s swimwear made from recycled materials and designed with different body types in mind.
Store location:
Rua Fernando Namora 41C
1600-451 Lisbon
(In the Telheiras neighborhood, about a seven-minute drive from the Lisbon Zoo)

Zouri

Vegan footwear using recovered plastic from the Portuguese coast. Their store is in Braga, which is about a half hour from Porto, and you can also buy their products at the Lisbon Oceanarium.
Rua Dom Diogo de Sousa 98
4700-424 Braga
(Near the Sé de Braga)

+351

A Lisbon favorite for t-shirts, sweats, and accessories sourced from organic cotton.
Rua Anchieta No. 7
1200-486 Lisbon
(Near the Baixa-Chiado metro stop)
Rua da Boavista 81C
1200-068 Lisbon
(In Cais do Sodré, about a five-minute walk from Time Out Market Lisbon)

Porto

Araucana

A store carrying lines from various designers concerned with eco/ethical production, slow fashion, and upcycling.
Rua dos Caldeireiros, 108
4050-137 Porto
(Baixa neighborhood, near Torre dos Clérigos)

Brands for Good

No site but you can find them on Instagram.
Carries several eco-friendly and socially responsible brands, including Zouri shoes.
Rua de Miguel Bombarda, 285, loja 10
4050-381 Porto
(Miguel Bombarda street is the heart of the Porto art district)

Marita Moreno

Men’s and women’s shoes and accessories using upcyling methods from used materials.
Village By Boa Hotel
Rua do Bonjardim 545
4000-125 Porto
(Near Trindade metro stop)

MUD – Manufacture Under Design

Purses and bags made from animal waste materials from the food industry that would otherwise be discarded.   They also sell wooden bikes!
Rua de Sousa Viterbo 99
4050-593 Porto
(Baixa neighborhood, near the Mercado Ferreira Borges and the Praça do Infante D. Henrique)

Natura Pura

Organic, nontoxic cotton baby clothes.  Stores throughout the country, usually in malls like NorteShopping or Mar Shopping in Porto, or Cascais Shopping in Lisbon.  Click here for all locations.
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