In celebration of Earth Day (April 22!), we’re partnering with Free People (FP) to highlight the beauty of eco-friendly, boho-chic clothing and accessories made from recycled materials, biodegradable fibers, and renewable resources that help protect Mother Nature all year round.
Free People is a global lifestyle brand on a mission to impact communities positively and reduce its footprint through its earth-friendly Care FP products designed with at least 50% eco-conscious materials and manufactured through sustainable processes.
Ready to shop? Here’s our favorite list of top planet-friendly picks from Free People:
Free People Eco-Friendly Clothing and Accessories to Buy in 2021
Free People Tops
FreeCycled Chasing Sunsets Tunic
FreeCycled tees are part of an exclusive Free People collection made with recycled and organic fibers. This slouchy tunic has exaggerated side slits and armholes, a perfect beachside cover-up or free-flowing casual top paired with sneakers.
Can’t Get Enough Wrap Top
We can’t get enough of this wrap-style cropped top with puffed sleeves, v-neckline, and elegant smocked detail for a flattering waistline. This versatile shirt pairs well with virtually anything, from peasant skirts and skorts to denim jeans and biker shorts.
Electric & Rose uses natural fiber materials and sustainable hand-dye techniques to create Japanese-inspired tie-dye patterns for its lifestyle brand. This oversized pullover sweatshirt features a crewneck style, split hems, and banded sleeves.
FreeCycled North Star Tee
Accentuate your shoulders with a flattering v-neckline and the relaxed fit of the North Star Tee from the We The Free collection, an in-house label featuring distressed, all-American styles.
FreeCycled Horizons Shirt
Broaden your horizons and embark on your next adventure in this oversized, slouchy top. The shirt has a comfortable fit with a carefree silhouette, classic collar, and peek-a-boo chest cutout.
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Free People Sustainable Denim and Pants
Livin in the City Seamed Pants
This summer, stay cool with high-rise, harem-style pants made with a lightweight 45% cotton and 55% linen blend. We think you’ll enjoy the airy comfort, waist tie detail, and relaxed fit.
Lightweight and versatile, you can flex all summer in comfort with these top-rated, sporty high-rise shorts that feature a raw bottom hem, drawstring waistband, and exaggerated pockets. These shorts were made with Eco-Conscious Design, which means it contains at least 50% of a certified eco-conscious fiber or process.
Stand out in a crowd with a pair of 100% cotton, two-tone, wide-leg jeans. These statement making pants are for denim lovers and feature a high-rise silhouette and five-pocket design. These are 100% cotton and made in the U.S.A. What’s not to love?
BOYISH The Westley Jumpsuit
Soft and comfortable, this straight leg denim jumpsuit features a 70% organic cotton and 30% recycled cotton blend. It has short sleeves, side pockets, a waist tie, and a cute button front design that pairs well with sneakers and sandals for a laidback date night.
BOYISH is an LA-designed brand that makes jeans out of sustainable fabrics using eco-friendly, ethical, and cruelty-free processes. The company also recycles all of its cutting waste.
Wave Rider Wide-Leg Pants
Whether it’s time for yoga, Pilates, or barre class, the flowy, lightweight design of these wide-leg pants provides just the right amount of comfort, support, and breathability for your workout.
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Free People Dresses
Riviera Mini Dress
Get ready for summer fun and beach parties with this super cute mini dress! You’ll love its scoop neckline, fitted bottom skirt, and empire waist silhouette that ties in the back.
The Perfect Sundress
Every summer wardrobe deserves a sundress that pops with personality! We like this floral print midi with button front silhouette, pleated waist, adjustable straps, side pockets, and tie detail.
Santa Monica Tambourine Maxi Dress
Channel your free spirit with this off the shoulder tie dye patterned maxi dress. This Fillyboo creation is handcrafted in Bali and made with 100% viscose, a biodegradable, renewable resource derived from wood pulp.
Dolly Embroidered Slip
Here’s a semi-sheer, versatile slip dress with an embroidered, lined bust and gorgeous eyelet lace accents that’s strikingly comfortable for the bedroom or perfect as a sheer coverup.
Here She Is Set
This matching wrap-front crop top and high-rise mini skirt set from the Care FP Endless Summer collection is perfect for the boho goddess looking to make a statement this summer.
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Free People Movement & Activewear
Free People donates 1% of their brand’s activewear sales to their nonprofit partner, Girls Inc.
Running Through My Mind Tank
Get ready for the compliments! This mesh tank is available in black, violet, teal, and navy blue and provides a flattering, flexible, stretchy fit for an ultra airy, breathable workout.
Swingin It Hoodie
The oversized, longline design and soft, sustainable modal fabrics of this hoodie provide excellent coverage and warmth for your early morning walk or meditation. Available in 10 colors, this lightweight pullover also has a flowy fit and split hems for added comfort.
Printed High Cut One Piece Swimsuit
Hit the beach in this floral (or plaid) print for a game of sand darts or volleyball. This no-frills Stone Fox Swim one-piece swimsuit has a scoop back and high-cut legs for a flattering fit.
Day Drifter Poncho
The draped design of this lightweight poncho has a unique look providing both comfort and style. Other features that stand out include its oversized fit, cargo pockets, side snaps, see-through details on top, and a hooded drawstring neckline.
Free People Jackets & Outerwear
Top off a fabulous outfit with this utility-inspired blazer. This chic wardrobe staple has a loose fitting, longline silhouette and exaggerated side pockets, sustainably made with 100% recycled lambskin leather and recycled plastic water bottles.
Studio Splatter Military Buttondown
No two are alike! This army green splattered jacket is a Rialto Jean Project creation from an eco-conscious denim brand specializing in one of a kind, hand painted vintage fashions.
Wear over a tank or as an oversized shirt. The ruffled sleeve cuffs and slouchy, lace design of this beachy, lightweight jacket adds sophistication that’s perfect for easygoing outings.
Dress it up or dress down! This flowy blazer combines several unique style features that make this item a keeper for the office, lunch with friends, or running weekend errands. We love the fluted sleeves that tie at the wrists, the fitted bodice, and the double-breasted wrap closure.
Gobi Masterlight Bomber Jacket
The next time you hit the slopes or a rugged trail, consider bundling up in this cozy down-filled bomber with a detachable hood. This jacket has multiple pockets to store your belongings, including a front cargo pocket, two inner pockets, and a zippered one on the sleeve.
Free People Shoes
Nomadic State Romano Sandals
These eye-catching Nomadic State of Mind rope sandals are handcrafted in Nicaragua and receive high praise for providing extra durable comfort with each sturdy step. The shoes have an open, crisscross design with adjustable wraparound, ankle straps that add even more charm.
VEJA Esplar Leather Sneakers
You can feel good about stepping out in a pair of VEJA low-top sneakers; these water-repellent, retro leather shoes are made with sustainable materials using fair trade and organic farming principles. You’ll love their uncomplicated design and neutral color schemes.
We the Free Lace Up Boots
These leather booties have an attractive lace-up style that dresses up any pair of jeans with their eye-catching studded bottom sole, pointed toe, and exaggerated slit at the ankle.
Chuck Taylor All Star Recycled Hi-Top Converse Sneakers
These iconic lace-up Converse hi-tops are now available in a Mother Nature-approved, guilt-free design crafted with 100% recycled polyester made from used plastic bottles.
Alessandra Embellished Sandals
Show off a fresh pedicure with a pair of eye-catching slip-on sandals! These shoes have a shiny, fringed leather strap and a toe loop radiating with rhinestones and faux pearls. This flat sole style also has a lined footbed for added comfort.
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Free People Accessories
Mint Opal Star Gaze Ring
This artisan handmade ring features a crescent moon design that wraps around the finger, accented by an iridescent opal stone. We absolutely love this statement-style ring because it feels good to know it was consciously made to reduce our carbon footprint. We all want to be better in every way and you can feel good knowing you’re not only supporting the mission of Free People but also supporting an artisan partner.
Why we love this ring:
- Slip-on style & gold-filled
- Made By Hand
- Made under ethical conditions
- Consciously made to reduce our footprint
- Available in silver or gold
- Made in the U.S.A.
Verve Canvas Market Tote
Free People has innovative tools for sustainable living that can reduce your waste and eliminate the need for single-use items. Imagine carrying fresh fruits and vegetables in this sturdy canvas grocery bag made with vegan leather shoulder straps.
Other features include:
- Exterior pockets
- Separate compartments for delicate food items
- A cinched strap for flowers
Now & Then Upcycled Patchwork Kimono
This patchwork kimono’s oversized fit provides stylish, flowy comfort enhanced by its tassel trim and open sleeves. This one of a kind look is a product of recycled materials!
Glacce Crystal Elixir Water Bottle
Whether you’re skeptical that drinking crystal-infused water involves any added energizing effects, the pure quartz crystal stone fastened inside this reusable glass water bottle is quite mesmerizing. At the very least, you’ll reduce your plastic waste and stay hydrated in style.
Zodiac Triangle Crown Hat
It’s the eye-catching, zodiac inspired decorative ribbon around the crown that makes this 100% Australian wool hat a top-rated Free People accessory you’ll want to add to your wardrobe.
Organic Veg Dyed Printed Indigo Peace Tote
The Indigo Peace Tote is dotted with the iconic symbol for unity and harmony and gets its color from natural, plant derived dyes. This statement bag is also a 100% GOTS certified organic cotton product, ships in recycled plastic packaging, and uses recycled paper hangtags.
How Free People Gives Back to the Environment
Free People helps protect the planet through Care FP and gives back in the following ways:
1. National Parks Foundation (NPF) Partnership
Free People supports several nonprofits and directly gives to the National Parks Foundation, and you can too with Giving Assistant!
In 2020, FP donated $100,000 to the Foundation.
The Free People Women’s Service Corp also participated in NPF’s Women in Parks initiative and served over 26,000 hours to restore Great Basin National Park.
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2. FP Bag Program
For every bag that customers forgo, FP donates an additional $0.10 to the National Parks Foundation. The program prevents over 300,000 bags from entering a landfill each year.
3. Care FP Products
Free People commits to broadening the availability of eco-conscious products, including their Econyl Collection, which uses 100% regenerated nylon created with waste collected from landfills and oceans. For every 10,000 tons of Econyl raw material, 70,000 barrels of crude oil are saved, and 57,100 tons of CO2-equivalent emissions are avoided.
4. Partnerships with Sustainable Brands
FP will increase partnerships and collaborations with brands making products with eco-conscious fabrics, like Levi’s Water<Less® jeans, which have saved more than 4.2 billion liters of water saved from their denim finishing process since 2011!
5. Community Impact
Free People hosts numerous community events with their partners and held their first World Cleanup Day in 2020, generating over 1,000 hours of community impact and collecting 3,000 pounds of trash.
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