6. The Colorful Staples
Alternative Apparel also boasts transparency by informing customers of its impact. The basics brand utilizes 65 percent sustainable fabrics; minimal water use during production; and natural, non-toxic dyes. 

Alternative Apparel Organic Stripe French Terry Crew T-Shirt in Baked Apple Marine Stripe, $88; and Modal Printed Asymmetrical Skirt in Cambridge Blue Ink Blot, $72; at alternativeapparel.com