Highlights

  • The fashion industry is notorious for its high carbon emissions
  • Many begin to understand the impact of their shopping habits on the environment
  • Shopping platforms are curating local, ethical and sustainable fashion labels

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Sustainable shopping made easy: 3 online platforms for all your fashion needs

These homegrown platforms claim to host products only from brands that have been pre-vetted for their claims.

The fashion industry is notorious for its high carbon emissions. And more and more consumers are starting to understand the impact of their shopping habits on the environment.

This awareness has also pushed us to invest in clothing made by local, ethical and sustainable brands. But it can be hard to verify the claims made by fashion brands.

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Luckily, there are several Indian shopping platforms that are now trying to take the guesswork out of sustainable fashion shopping. These homegrown platforms claim to host products only from brands that have been pre-vetted for their claims.

Let’s take a look at some of these specially curated online fashion shops.

IN-D.CO

A multi-brand platform for unique everyday clothing, In-d.co hosts independent brands from across India, each picked for design, ethics and transparency. You can shop for décor, accessories as well as clothing from local brands highlighting regional crafts.

CICA INDIA

With a primary focus on ethical fashion, Cica India calls itself an online concept store for home-grown brands that produce environmentally responsible products. Apart from men’s and women’s clothing, Cica also stocks furniture and skincare brands.

IKKIVI

A curated platform for ethical and sustainable brands, Ikkivi is your one-stop-shop for organic, fair trade, minimal waste, and vegan fashion and accessory brands from India. Ikkivi also recently launched an initiative to provide 2XS to 5XL sizing at no added cost to promote inclusive sizing.

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