The Love List

The brands listed below are brands we have personally interacted with and believe to be high quality in their products and customer service. If you are looking for an item that is not mentioned on the list below, please contact us

Our goal is to empower our readers to locate and support companies that are rooted in love and thoughtfulness in every step of their production. The list will be continually updated as we gain experience with different ethically made and sustainable products. 

 

Alberta

Buttercream Clothing | trendy yet comfortable everyday basics and accessories ($$)
Clothing Bar Boutique | affordable women's consignment ($) 
Dignify | a consciously curated site for ethically made homeware and gifts ($)
FENVII Collective | curated artisan boxes that give back ($$) 
Friday Sock Co | ethically made mismatched socks ($) 
Little Blue Canoe | one stop gift shop for all things Canadian ($)
Man of Distinction | a unique consignment store for men and children ($)
Poppy Barley | ethically made shoes based in Edmonton ($$$)
Sewn Designs | unique handmade lingerie ($$)
Studio Intent | Canadian-made pop up shops in Calgary ($$)
Velour Clothing Exchange | curated vintage apparel ($$)

 

British Columbia  

Bare Knitwear | thoughtful garments that support local communities in Peru ($$)
Dragon & Phoenix | a consignment store with high quality items and radical seasonal sales ($$)
Free Label | perfect basics made consciously in Canada ($$)
Front and Company | carefully selected consignment and vintage ($$)
Hold General | high quality tools for simple living and the home ($)
Inner Fire Apparel | yoga wear made from eco-friendly materials ($$)
Nettle's Tale Swimwear |  thoughtfully designed swimsuits ($$)
Nicole Bridger | Canadian made fashion for women ($$$)
Sitka | Victoria based shop with some items made in Canada ($$)
The Main Exchange | a chic consignment boutique with lots of locally made treasures ($$)
Thrive Lifestyle | socially responsible clothing and accessories for the whole family ($$)
Uniform Handmade | small batch, minimalist clothing handmade with natural fibres ($$)
We Are Stories | handmade clothing using primarily sustainable and organic materials ($$)

 

Toronto

Birds of North America | contemporary, vintage-inspired clothing for women ($$)
Bookhou | unique accessories created in small production runs in Toronto ($$)
Cambio Market | ethical jewellery, cards and other socially responsible gift items ($)
Eleven Thirty | beautifully handmade leather bags ($$)
Encircled | versatile travel clothing for women ($$)
Hoi Bo | soft luxurious basics handmade in Toronto ($$)
Krista Norris Collection | classic and unique Canadian made scarves ($$)
Minnow Bathers | made to order swimwear by a team of women in Toronto ($$) 
Muttonhead Apparel | unisex clothing company manufactured in Toronto ($$)
Peggy Sue Collection | heritage luxury handcrafted in Canada ($$)  

 

Across Canada

Ajisai Kimono | Vintage Japanese kimonos carefully selected, reworked and modified in Canada ($$)
Azura Bay | ethical lingerie, swim and loungewear based in Winnipeg ($$)
Mur Lifestyle | curated shop of timeless goods for the simple home ($$)
Roots | ask in store for apparel, shoes, and leather goods made in Toronto ($$)
Ursa Minor Studio | polished every day essentials made in Montreal ($$)

 

USA & More

31 Bits | socially conscious jewelry made from recycled paper ($$)
Eileen Fisher | sophisticated women's wear ($$$)
Elizabeth Suzann | thoughtfully designed, timeless essentials made in Nashville ($$$)
Everlane | radical transparency & quality basics ($$)
Fair Anita | fair trade accessories designed to empower ($)
Jamie + the Jones | wearable art created in a small Nashville studio ($$$)
Krochet Kids | cozy garments that empower people to rise above poverty ($$)
Mitscoots | buy one, give one socks, mitts, scarves and hats ($)
Naja | premium lingerie with a social impact ($$)
Pact | fair trade & GOTS certified basics and loungewear ($)
Patagonia | high quality outdoor wear ($$)
TonlĂ© | zero-waste eco fashion based in Cambodia ($$)