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THE BEST SUSTAINABLE SWEATERS

It’s sweater weather yet again so this list needed a little update with all the new sustainable sweaters for Fall 2021 - and it was difficult for me to pick my favorites!

p.s. I added one at the bottom for the guys!

What Makes a Sweater Sustainable?

A sustainable sweater usually consists of natural fibers that are responsibly sourced, ethically-made, and made to last you many years. We even have a sweater made from recycled cashmere! At times, we will add fibers which are synthetic if made from recycled materials because it does help with durability. However, nothing keeps you warm and cozy like natural fibers do - and it’s easier for them to decompose back into the environment when it’s no longer wearable.

What Eco-Friendly Materials should you look for?

Our go-tos for sweater fabrics are organic cotton, cashmere, alpaca, and wool. If using animal fibers, we only list brands who use responsible sourcing and hold high standards of ethical treatment of the animals. Like I mentioned above, we also include recycled synthetics like polyesters. If you’re interested in learning more about sustainable fibers, I highly recommend checking out our Fabrics & Certifications posts!

Now, Our Top Picks for Sustainable Sweaters for Fall 2021:

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1) Nova Cashmere Sweater

Brand | Outerknown

Material | Cashmere

Price | $298

Colors | Heather Grey & Deep Purple

Sizes | XS-XL

A cloud-soft experience - the Donegal cashmere yarn honors the homespun feel and colorful flecks of traditional yarn from Donegal, Ireland.

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2) Peek-a-Boo Poet Sleeve Sweater

Brand | Pact

Material | Organic Cotton

Price | $110

Colors | Green, Brown, Pink, Ivory, Grey

Sizes | XS-XXL

Love the design of this sweater. Pact always has the coziest fall sweaters, so we know this one is going to be a fan favorite!

code: SustainablyChic20 for 20% off

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3) Relaxed Sweater Tunic

Brand | ABLE

Material | Organic Cotton

Price | $140

Sizes | XS-XXL

Colors | Black & Tan

I have this sweater in black, & it’s the perfect throw on with leggings. Cotton is one of my favorites for when you want to layer or the temps haven’t gotten too cold, yet.

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4) Highline Cable Crew Sweater

Brand | TenTree

Material | Recycled Poly, Organic Cotton & Wool

Price | $88

Colors |Off-White & Burgundy

Sizes | XS-XL

Can’t be a sweater post without a great cable crew to add to the mix. TenTree plants trees with each purchase, too!

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5) Better Sweater Fleece

Brand | Patagonia

Material | Recycled Polyester

Price | $139

Colors | 10 Different Colors!

Sizes | XS-XXL

Had to add a classic with Patagonia’s Fleeces! This one is made with 100% recycled polyester with a low-impact process significantly reducing the use of dyestuffs, energy & water.

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6) Renee Raglan Turtleneck

Brand | Universal Standard

Material | Recycled Cotton/Polyester

Price | $88

Colors | Grey, Black, & Navy

Sizes | 00-40

Last year, I had one of their sweaters listed here that was made from virgin synthetics because I love their size inclusivity - but this year I’m happy to report I found some made with recycled materials!!

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7) Cashmere Sweataer

Brand | Asket

Material | Recycled Cashmere

Price | $215

Colors | Light Brown, Light Grey, Dark Grey & Navy

Sizes | XS-XL

With Italian engineering, this sweater is a fully fashioned knit and made of 97% recycled and mechanically dyed Cashmere. Soft on the skin & planet! You can also choose different lengths.

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