10 Stylish Sustainable Dresses For The Spring and Summer

The spring time is approaching and what better way to prepare than going dress shopping. We handpicked our 12 favorite consciously created, sustainable dresses for you to keep your eye on for this coming spring. 

1. LUCA "Silky" Black Button Down Shirt Dress -  $95

LUCA "Silky" Black Button Down Shirt Dress

ourCommonplace Values: Ethical, Sustainable, Toxic Free, Cruelty Free, Woman Owned

You are going to fall in love with our LUCA button down shirt dress as your new favorite sustainable basic. This button down shirt dress is the perfect blouse to wear as a dress, a top, a beach cover or a lightweight jacket. It can even be your nightie. The concealed buttons give it a clean and sleek look.  You can wear it flowy for a breezy look or choose to belt it.  It's your stylish ethical made dress, vest, jacket, blouse, AND your PJ's. Perfect for the summer months.

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2. Pleated Black Dress - $99

Pleated Black Dress

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This black pleated ethically made maxi dress has loose fit, two gentle straps and lacy details. Perfect for date nights, this sassy black dainty lace dress comes with Carrie Bradshaw's blessing. Pair it with strappy flats to tone it down or pointy heels to elevate it to a more elegant look.  

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3. Calabar CBQ - Slip Dress - Pearl - $207

Calabar CBQ - Slip Dress - Pearl

ourCommonplace Values: Sustainable, Toxic Free, Cruelty Free, Woman Owned

This beautiful sustainable slip dress is made from 100% Regenerated Silk - A bluesign® certified luxurious mulberry silk fabric that brings positive environmental impact. Produced from regenerative farming methods, that achieve comprehensive and sustainable conservation of the atmosphere, water and soil. 

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4. Adri Dress / Vintage White Cotton Eyelet - $268

Adri Dress / Vintage White Cotton Eyelet

ourCommonplace Values: Ethical, Sustainable, Cruelty Free, Woman Owned

Adri is a sustainable dress in white with a high collar, dropped waist, side-seam pockets, and hook and eye closure. She has a tiered, full skirt and is made of washable, 100% cotton eyelet in a geometric pattern.

Sustainably made, Adri marches to the beat of her own poetic drum. She perfectly pairs with a slip, yoga pants, bikini, undies, or nothing at all. 

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5. Milk Slip Dress, 100% Milk Fabric - $330

Milk Slip Dress, 100% Milk Fabric

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Next to nothing, but like it's a good thing. The Milk Slip Dress fulfills all aspirations of the modern farm girl. Sustainably made from 100% milk fabric for form-flattering drape with adjustable shoulder ties, this eco-friendly dress is your go-to slip dress that can be styled over matching boy shorts and a bralette. Not to mention that this is USA made by our friends in NYC's garment district.

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6. Mika T-Shirt Dress - $59

Mika T-Shirt Dress

ourCommonplace Values: Ethical, Sustainable, Cruelty Free, BIPOC Owned, Woman Owned

This sustainable t-shirt dress has a relaxed fit, v-neck and length above the knee that’s perfect for on-the-go or lounging in style. Silky-soft, breezy and breathable - this comfortable t-shirt dress is a natural beauty. It’s the perfect ethical loungewear piece to add to your collection. 

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7. Hand Dyed Silk Velvet Wrap Dress - Green - On Sale for $158

Hand Dyed Silk Velvet Wrap Dress - Green

ourCommonplace Values: Ethical, Sustainable, Toxic Free, BIPOC Owned

This sustainable dress is hand dyed with a green silk velvet wrap around the dress and a ruffle cuff detailing. Ethically made in the UK, this dress is perfect for parties, drinks or dinner. 

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8. SANJI V-Neck Long Cotton Sundress - $370

SANJI V-Neck Long Cotton Sundress

ourCommonplace Values: Ethical, Sustainable, Toxic Free, Cruelty Free, Woman Owned

Slip into comfort with the lightweight SANJI, an ethically made v-neck long cotton sundress. This sustainable maxi dress is super lightweight making it perfect for all daywear and into the night. The loose sleeves with wide cuffs give you the extra amount of cover for those breezy summer walks. LAHIVE’s Sanji cotton sundress has a zip front with 3 hooks to adjust your desired look. 

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9. Olivia Mini Dress - $149

Olivia Mini Dress

ourCommonplace Values: Ethical, Sustainable, Woman Owned

Any one in the Olivia Mini knows how to get what she wants and when she wants it. You can try to stop her, but she’s got a mind of her own. This dress fits loosely, rests above the knees and is made for twirling around to your favorite songs. Go ahead, show off her sustainable deadstock fabric, side seam pockets, blouson sleeves and self-covered buttons.

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10. Diana Organic Cotton Ballet Neckline Dress - $195

Diana Organic Cotton Ballet Neckline Dress

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The Diana dress has a scooped front and back neckline that is flattering on everyone and works well when worn over a classic bra. The fitted silhouette contours the body and stops below the knee. Made from their signature sustainably made, GOTS certified organic cotton/recycled elastane jersey, the sustainable dress can be worn casually with a flat sandal, or a pair of high heels for a night out. Wrinkle free and machine washable, this timeless piece is sure to become a go-to favorite.

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