Summer doesn’t feel like it’s just around the corner. But, long-awaited hot and hazy days are so close, we can almost smell the suntan oil and taste the Sangria!

A shift in the season brings a change of wardrobe. The time has come to swap chunky-knits for floaty dresses. We’ve rounded up the perfect ethically-made summer dresses to suit all occasions. Whether your summer is planned out with social events, weddings or relaxing in the garden.

This selection of brands and designers have consciously created their ethically-made summer dresses with beautiful and organic fabrics.

They also ensure that their impact on the planet is minimal and fair wages and safe conditions are provided for all workers included in their supply chains.

  • Organic Cotton Summer Dress by Kings of Indigo, from ASOS Eco Brands.

    This sunshiny, mood lifting summer dress is made from organic cotton which uses fewer pesticides, for a happier and healthier planet.


  • The Rosehip Dress, by Reformation

    Ideal for wedding-guest season. A floral and elegant summer dress made from Viscose, from wood pulp. Reformation are committed to ensuring their forest-based products come from sustainably managed forests.

  • Natural Linen Sleeveless Maxi Dress, by Ninety Percent.

    This super-comfortable and versatile summer dress is made from low impact fabric, with a natural longevity that won’t cause contamination at the end of its life as a material.

    90% of Ninety Percent’s profits are distributed between charitable causes and to those who make their collections happen.

  • Daisy Print Mini Dress, by nobody’s child.

    If your summer is full of festivals, this dress is the one for you! nobody’s child are committed to sourcing and making their clothes in a way that benefits people and minimises impact on the environment.

  • Hilaa Tropical Spirit dress, by Armed Angles

    A PETA-approved summer dress of dreams. Made from LENZING™ EcoVero™, a material derived from certified renewable wood sources using an eco-responsible production process. Armed Angels meet very high environmental standards and contribute to a cleaner environment.

  • Alie Dress Abstract, by Komodo

    The inspiration for this super-stylish summer dress was taken from reflections bouncing off water. Made from a mix of long lasting Hemp and Organic Cotton, designed to be worn time after time.

  • Dalitso Maxi Wrap Dress in Pink Woodland, by Mayamiko

    A nature-inspired and versatile summer dress, made from locally sourced 100% lightweight cotton. Ethical trading and sustainability are the core Mayamiko’s brand ethics.

Find more ethical fashion brands in the Not To Die For Vegan Business Directory.