Ethical childrens clothes?

I know there’s been conversations here and there about good brands to buy for ethical childrens clothes (aside from buying second hand) but I thought we could try to pool that knowledge here.

Kiddo’s pajama pants are getting holes in them and pajamas don’t tend to be sold second hand, so what brands should I check out?

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I love primary especially for PJs. I don’t think they ship internationally though, US only maybe.

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Oh! And I’ve actually really liked all the Hannah Anderson clothes we’ve gotten as hand me downs, but I hadn’t bought any :grimacing: but it seems like they hold up well at least! And they don’t stretch out super bad like a lot of pure cotton ones do. Denser fabric than some of the brands.

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I like Primary too! You can find a lot of their clothes (including PJs) on second hand sites like Poshmark or Mercari.

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Hmmm. Do you know any kids a size or two up?

I have ten tabs open with cute kids clothes from expensive sustainable brands

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I used to at my old job, but even then I didn’t get pajamas much.

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PJs are the golden ticket of hand me downs haha. Especially if you’re picky like me (I don’t want any of the chemically treated ones, so I’m limited in what I’ll take). I’m guessing because people have relatively fewer pairs, and they often get teeth brushed and breakfast done in them, so they get pretty stained? Not sure, that’s just been my operating theory!

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We got three amazing pj’s handed down once and it has never happened again! Firetruck, construction trucks, and teddy bears!! HOW?!

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Oh yes that’s another reason I’m high maintenance, at this point I don’t dress her in any “characters”. So all the Minnie PJs get a pass haha.

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I consider most second-hand shopping fairly ethical so I try to mostly do that. I like poshmark, kidizen and mercari. Thredup is usually cheaper and worth a look too but I like to be able to ask questions and there are always fewer details about them.

ETA: I’m trying to avoid buying new cotton except from really ethical sources because of the Uigher crisis, so for me that means I’m pretty much only buying used. But if I couldn’t find used, I might look at one of these brands: https://goodonyou.eco/ethical-childrens-clothing-brands/

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