Ready-to-wear dressy: Laura Tanzer
Laura Tanzer designs one-of-a-kind clothing made of natural fiber and sustainable textiles, mainly vintage and dead stock. The designer digitally prints her art photography on textiles. The zero-waste operation donates small fabric leftovers to k-12 schools for art projects.
Japanese Zen print mini dress, $365. LauraTanzerDesigns.com
Ready-to-wear casual: Liv Tall
Liv Tall is a brand for tall women produced in small batches and committed to minimal waste. Local manufacturing reduces the carbon footprint and leftover materials are either recycled or donated to nonprofit Threaded Together in Northern Arizona.
Modal jersey V-neck Liv Tee, $60; All-natural tencel chambray high-waisted Easy Shorts, $125. LivTall.com
Rothy’s is a vertically-integrated, direct-to consumer fashion company focused on sustainable, stylish, innovative, and comfortable footwear and bags. The brand opened its first Arizona store at Scottsdale Fashion Square this spring.
The RS01 Sneaker, $175. Rothys.com
Activewear: Yoga Democracy
Yoga Democracy produces clothes using recycled fibers—79% recycled plastic and 21% spandex—and pledges low water impact in its production and supply chain. The company is almost 100% vertically integrated, from design to dyeing to sewing under one roof.
Flower Bomb Printed Bell Bottoms, $94.99; Flower Bomb Om Tank, $48. YogaDemocracy.com
Couture: Galina Couture
Galina Couture focuses on limited-edition ethical garments made by hand from sustainable textiles such as recycled plastic bottles and repurposed polyester. The forward-thinking brand uses fashion to bring awareness and lead positive social change.
Custom Galina Couture gown, polyester organza sleeves and recycled plastic sequins fabric, price upon request. GalinaMihaleva.com