Best Reviewed Women's Sustainable and Organic Blouse and Tops
Fun or flirty, sporty or sophisticated every woman has her own unique style. It’s easy to find women's clothes including tops and blouses that suit your mood or your personal fashion sense. What’s not easy, is finding womens tops that are eco friendly, organic and fair trade tops. Finding earth-friendly blouses are difficult if you’re shopping the racks at your local mall.
We’ve put together a list of the top fair trade women's tops, organic blouses and eco-friendly tops and blouses for women. No matter your style, you’ll find something on this list. Dress them down with a comfy pair of organic tees or find a classy women's work blouse in a socially conscious way. Here are the women's tops we love the best.
Type of Women’s Tops | V-Neck Tee
Women's Tee Benefits | Organic Pima Cotton, Eco Friendly, Natural
Women’s Tee Sizes | Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large
Women's Tee Price | $42
Are you looking for a stylish tee you can wear year round? Look no further than the ABLE V-Neck Tee. The t-shirt is available in no fewer than four colors, so go ahead and buy a few to round out your wardrobe!
This v-neck tee is crafted using 100% Pima organic cotton. Pima is known for it's super soft and lightweight comfort and is a natural fiber. ABLE is one of those companies we’re always proud to support. In fact, this isn’t our first ABLE review. We love the brand because they’re committed to sustainable organics. The company also steers clear of toxic dyes, pesticides and other harsh chemicals that hurt the environment and your health.
Type of Women’s Tops | Long Sleeve Button Down
Women's Long Sleeve Benefits | Socially Responsible, Give Back, Eco Friendly
Women's Long Sleeve Sizes | 1X, 2X, 3X
Women's Long Sleeve Price | $50
Next on our list is our Columbia review. Columbia is long known for its quality products and corporate responsibility. The company gives back to the global community, and products sold by Columbia are eco-friendly and responsibly crafted.
This Columbia PFG Sun Drifter Long Sleeve Shirt is no exception. It’s cute and sassy, and perfect to pair with a pair of slacks for work. Alternatively, wear this shirt with a pair of khakis while you run your errands. It’s versatile enough to dress up or to dress down. This shirt is available in six styles, including adorable boats and feminine florals.
3. Krochet Kids
Type of Women’s Tops | Organic Cotton T-Shirt
Women's T-Shirt Benefits | Organic, Give Back, Hand Crafted, Socially Responsible
Women's T-Shirt Sizes | Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large
Women's T-Shirt Price | $48
This is a Krochet Kids review, but this organic cotton tee was created with women in mind. We love the tee for its softness and the way it naturally sits over your favorite pair of jeans. The fit is relaxed, with a boat neck cut that accentuates your shoulders. This organic tee is available in dusty pink and black and white, which is more of a soft grey. You’re sure to find it in your size, as it’s available from extra small to large.
Krochet Kids is an eco friendly and socially responsible company, but they do things a little different than some. With every purchase you make, you’ll also receive information about the specific woman who crafter your clothing. These women are usually from developing countries, and Krochet Kids is of the mind that introducing consumers to the women will “educate a new generation of shoppers.” We think that’s pretty neat!
Type of Women’s Tops | Eco-Friendly Hoodie
Women's Hoodie Benefits | OEKO-TEX Certificate, Give Back, Woman Owned
Women's Hoodie Sizes | Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large
Women's Hoodie Price | $115
This isn’t the first Lole review we’ve written on Citrus Sleep. We love what Lole is producing for womens clothes and apparel and the impact for women and the environment. Through give back programs and live events, Lole is working to make life better for women across the globe. The company also strives to keep clothes out of the landfills. The Lole Yellow Label program invites women to donate gently loved jackets and clothing to be distributed to women who can’t otherwise purchase the label.
This eco-friendly hoodie is just the latest in the list of products we love from Lole. Built to last, the Elisna Hoodie is soft, warm and flattering to any body type. The dropped shoulder cut adds a feminine touch to the hoodie, and enables you to pair this with jeans or even wear it to casual Friday at work. What you’ll love best about the hoodie is that it’s made following OEKO-TEX guidelines. That means fewer emissions and a smaller environmental impact.
5. People Tree
Type of Women’s Tops | Organic Cotton Tee
Women's Organic Tee Benefits | 95% Certified Organic Cotton, Socially Responsible, Handmade Components, Fair Trade, Give Back
Women's Organic Tee Sizes | 10, 12, 14, 16
Women's Organic Tee Price | $39
Don’t be fooled: this is no ordinary white t-shirt. The People Tree Gaia Tee in White is handcrafted using 95% organic cotton. The scoop neck is ultra-feminine and fits loosely to keep you cool no matter where you choose to wear it. What’s even better is that the t-shirt is hand crafted under fair trade conditions.
In fact, we included this People Tree review for just that reason. The company sells products which are hand crafted by artisans from around the world. Using organics and sustainable fabrics, small global businesses create each of the products available on the People Tree website. When you buy from People Tree, you’re supporting the People Tree Foundation. This foundation helps farmers learn organic methods, small-scale manufacturers how to ethically and sustainably create products and raises awareness for social and environmental issues globally.
Type of Women’s Tops | 100% Cotton Button Down Blouse
Women's Organic Blouse Benefits | Give Back, Socially Responsible, Made in the USA, WRAP Certified
Women’s Blouse Sizes | Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, 2XL
Women's Organic BlousePrice | $39.99
The Carhartt Fairview Plaid Shirt is exactly what every outdoors woman needs. Of course, this sophisticated plaid will look great indoors, too. Choose from seven styles, each of them perfectly feminine and guaranteed to look great. You’ll find a drop tail hem to cover you as you bend, and button-secured roll up sleeves to keep you comfortable while you work. Two front pockets, a pen stall and utility pocketing are just a few more details you’ll notice.
Carhartt is doing its part to ensure fair working conditions – for Americans. Our Carhartt review makes the list because each of the products is made in the USA. Each product is also WRAP certified; the Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production certification means your shirt was crafted in the most ethical of conditions.
7. MPG Sport
Type of Women’s Tops | Laser Cut Tee
Women's Tee Benefits | Sustainable, Eco Friendly, Socially Responsible, Give Back
Women’s Blouse Sizes | Extra Small, Medium
Women's Tee Price | $24
What we love most about this laser cut tee from MPG Sport is the breathability of the fabric. The shirt is super soft, flexible and moves when you do. You’ll fee comfortably covered when you move, too, as the rounded hem provides extra coverage. We’ve included this MPG Sport review because we love the way the company gives back. Of course, this particular tee is made using eco-friendly methods. Non-toxic dyes and sustainable production methods make this shirt one of our favorites. The company, however, is doing more than just producing eco-friendly apparel.
The Mondetta Charity Foundation is the official charity of MPG Sport. Since inception, the organization has provided almost three and a half million meals to children at the Kamwokya Primary School in Uganda. To put it in other terms, we love that every purchase made at MPG Sport provides a meal to a child who may not otherwise eat.
Type of Women’s Tops | Down Hooded Jacket
Women’s Top Benefits | Socially Responsible, Give Back, RDS Certified
Women’s Blouse Sizes | XS, S, M, L, XL
Women’s Top Price | $299
It’s possible you’ve heard of Stio through a friend. Stio offers several performance ski gear items including jackets, pants, shirts, sweaters, footwear and baselayers. Additionally, the company partners with several BlueSign approved manufacturers around the world, which means that your gear may contain natural fibers and high levels of recycled content.
For our Stio review, wed love to introduce you to the Hometown Down Hooded Jacket. This jacket is absolutely brilliant to dress up on a warm cool winter night. The jacket itself is constructed of 100% responsible down certified down, and features a fully adjustable fixed hood, handwarmer pockets.
9. Soul Flower
Type of Women’s Tops | Organic Cotton Tunic
Women’s Organic Tunic Benefits | Fair Trade, Organic Cotton, Give Back, Low Impact Dyes
Women’s Organic Tunic Sizes | Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, XXL
Women’s Organic Tunic Price | $64
This isn’t our first Soul Flower review, and it certainly won’t be our last. There’s so much this company stands for that we love, and we’re always excited to share the latest Soul Flower products with you. Soul Flower offers a collection of “boho” styles, which are unique in their own right. However, even more commendable is the company’s commitment to being socially, environmentally and ethically responsible. In the Soul Flower catalogue, you’ll find apparel that’s hand crafted, fair trade, certified organic and eco-friendly. In other words, it’s everything you’re looking for in an apparel company.
This Organic Cotton Tunic is so cute, you’ll want to buy two. Bell sleeves and an open back give the tunic a look you won’t find anywhere else, and the hand-drawn geometric pattern is sure to turn heads. Pair this top with leggings for a hippie-chic look.
10. Fair Indigo
Type of Women’s Tops | Button Down Shirt
Women’s Fair trade Top Benefits | Sustainably Sourced, Eco Friendly, Fair Trade, Give Back
Women’s Fair trade Top Sizes | Small, Medium, Large
Women’s Fair trade Top Price | $60
Fair Indigo specializes in pure organic pima cotton apparel. The company also has a few programs in place which give back to the community. For instance, the company has contributed a portion of sales to local schools and communities in Peru through the Fair Indigo Foundation.
This Fair Indigo review makes the list of the top eco-friendly tops for women because it offers a wide selection of organic, sustainably sourced, eco friendly and fair trade clothing. One of our favorites in the catalogue is this Relaxed Knit Button Down shirt. The relaxed knit button down shirt is made from pure organic pima cotton, making it breathable and soft, perfect for cool spring nights. The shirt features long, relaxed billowing sleeves for additional coverage.
Type of Women’s Tops | Women’s Blouse
Women’s Blouse Benefits | Give Back, Socially Responsible, Eco-Friendly
Women’s Blouse Sizes | Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large
Women’s Blouse Price | $40
Next on our list is this CAMIXA review. You’ll love the fit of the outfit and the feel of the fabric. Most of all, you’ll love that you’re purchasing an eco-friendly bamboo fabric. CAMIXA has several luxury items with bamboo integrated within the fabrics. The Boho Eyelet Lace Peasant Shirt Blouse is just one of the products we love at CAMIXA. Wear it to the beach, pool or lake as a coverup. Lounge around the backyard. Wherever you wear your blouse, you’re going to look great.
Type of Women’s Tops | Tube Top
Women’s Tube Top Benefits | Eco Friendly, Socially Responsible, Partners with local charities
Women’s Tube Top Sizes | Large
Women’s Tube Top Price | $69
This top by Bikini was designed for the active woman. Pull it over your yoga clothes, or cover up after a long run. However you wear it, you’re going to love it. The Blue Life Tube Top is made in the USA under cruelty free labor conditions. Sustainably sourced, this tube top offers a flattering close-fit, figure hugging look. You can wear this top knowing that you’ve left a minimal impact on the environment and the fashion world.
We love this top and its sassy strapless off the shoulder sleeve cropped tube top, but we love Bikini as a whole. In fact, this Bikini review was included because of the way they do business. The company offers products in its catalogue from recyclable and environmentally green collection. For more options see the catalog for yourself.
13. United by Blue
Type of Women’s Tops | Fleece Dress
Women’s Top Benefits | Handcrafted, Organic Cotton, Give Back
Women’s Blouse Sizes | XS, X, M, L, XL
Women’s Top Price | $88
Next on the list is our United By Blue review. Each product sold by United by Blue supports their efforts to remove one pound of trash from surround local communities, parks, and beaches. Where possible, the company lists apparel made from organic materials, and United by Blue is no stranger to philanthropy. They work with several partners to support organizations which align with human rights issues, provide education to those who wouldn’t otherwise have access and work with at-risk communities to create a better environment.
We’ve chosen the Leidy Terry Fleece Dress for our review because it embodies everything the company stands for. Loose fitting and comfortable, the crewneck top converted to a french terry dress is the perfect outfit for your fall bonfire or breakfast.
Type of Women’s Tops | Tank Top
Women’s Tank Top Benefits | Quick Dry, Eco-Friendly, Sustainable
Women’s Tank Top Sizes | S, M, L, XL
Women’s Tee Price | $9
The next item on our list of the best eco friendly and organic tops for women is the Pattyboth review. This company is a activewear apparel line in that specializes in selling a wide rage of eco friendly, fair trade and sustainable clothing.
One of our favorite items in the store’s line of clothing is this cotton blend tee. The Pattyboth Tank Top is a loose-fit, comfortable addition to any wardrobe. The cut accentuates the waistline while the deep v-neck is soft and feminine. You’ll love opening the package when it arrives, too. Each shirt is packed in a lightly scented, embellished bag, just for you.
15. Royal Robbins
Type of Women’s Tops | Elbow Sleeve Henley
Benefits | Give Back, Recycling Program, Bluesign Company
Women’s Blouse Sizes | Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large
Blouse Price | $29.40
Royal Robbins is one of the most environmentally responsible apparel manufacturers on the planet. The company is bluesign verified, which means a smaller eco footprint. They take part in conservation efforts and give back to organizations which do the same. Royal Robbins also has a ReWear program, which allows clothing to be reused and kept from the landfills.
For this Royal Robbins review, we would like to introduce you to the Kickback Henley. It’s super comfortable and you can dress this shirt up any way you like. While it’s perfect to wear outdoors, you’ll also love the Kickback Henley paired with a pencil skirt or a sassy pair of jeans. The Kickback Henley is available in three colors, and is great for outdoors, as it provides UPF 50+ protection from the sun’s harmful rays. Elbow length sleeves add coverage, further shielding you from the sun.
16. Evolve Fit Wear
Type of Women’s Tops | Organic Pullover with Thumbholes
Women’s Organic Pullover Benefits | Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Organic, Give Back, Socially Responsible, Made in the USA
Women’s Organic Pullover Sizes | Extra-Small, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large
Women’s Organic PulloverPrice | $58
You won’t find an organic top that’s softer or more comfortable than this Evolve Fit Wear Organic Pullover. This top pairs well with leggings, jeans, or even your favorite midi skirt for comfy, sustainable fashion year-round.
The classic look of this pullover is made current by thumbholes in the sleeves, and the shirt is available in two colors so you can pair it with just about anything in your wardrobe. The organic cotton is sustainable, so you can feel as good about buying this pullover as you’ll feel in it.
We can’t write an Evolve Fit Wear review without mention of the give back stance the company takes. The company donates 5% of all earnings to charitable organizations that promote the health of girls and of the planet. In addition Evolve Fit Wear itself supports small, woman-owned businesses.
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Type of Women’s Tops | Lux Performance Tee
Women's Organic Tee Benefits | Eco-Friendly, American Company, Sustainable Materials, Upcycled Fabric
Women’s Performance Tee Sizes | Extra Small, Small, Medium
Women's Performance Tee Price | $48
Next on our list is Vuori. Vuori specializes in performance activewear from shorts, leggings, hoodies, short and long sleeve tops and t-shirts for men and women, and each of the products is sourced sustainably. This performance cotton tee is as simple as they come, but is created with detail to stitching and detail. Wear this tee shirt as a cover up to the beach, or on your next yoga class. The shirt is available in heather charcoal, so it’s possible you could wear it on its own.
We’ve included this Vuori review because of the company’s commitment to innovative clothing production, ethically sourced and environmentally conscious. Plus, this t-shirt is so comfortable you won’t want to take it off.
Type of Women’s Tops | Lycra Slip-on Shirt
Benefits | Give Back, Fair Trade, Scholarship Program, Socially Responsible
Women’s Blouse Sizes | Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL, 6XL, 7XL
Blouse Price | $17.99, additional cost for larger sizes
East Essence has, literally, something for everyone. The company was founded in California in response to the growing Muslim population in the nation, and grew to become one of the largest online purveyors of modest and affordable clothing. While you’ll certainly find a wide selection of hijabs and prayer sets, the site offers a wonderful line of modest “athleisure” clothing as well.
East Essence has made it a point to give back to the global community. The company has initiated a scholarship program for all women, regardless of religious belief. They’ve donated to refugee programs across the globe. They’ve also contributed to individuals and small communities in need of help. This East Essence review isn’t long enough to cover all the good work the company is doing; feel free to learn more on their website. The tunic style of the shirt is perfectly paired with a legging or your favorite jeans. A straight hemline flatters absolutely every body type.
Eco-Friendly and Organic Women's Tops for a Green World
The next time you’re in the market for some eco friendly and organic tops, skip the mall. There’s an environmentally and fair trade top online to suit even the most particular of personal styles, and every woman can find a fashion to suit her preference without ever leaving home.
Whether you’re looking for a cover up for the beach or a button down to wear to work, you’ll find something you love on this list. Of course, you know each of these companies supports a greater global good, meaning you’ll be doing your part to keep the planet as beautiful as you look in these tops.
Jessica Lauren is Founder, contributing Author and Owner of Citrus Sleep. Citrus Sleep is an online publication that highlights brands, sleep products, women’s fashion, subscription services and ideas creating positive social change and promoting a healthy lifestyle. After spending nearly a decade working in PR and marketing for several brands and startups, Jessica knows what truly drives conversions, sold-out launches and guest posts.