4 Ethical Fashion Brands that Launched through Factory45

WANDWOODS is a slow-fashion cottagecore inspired brand designed for the woodlands wanderer. Proudly Canadian and ethically made, the first collection is inspired by Jane Austen using timeless and romantic linen. Founder Natalia Pavanelli launched with four pieces using a pre-sale method through her online store. You can shop Wandwoods, and live your Jane Austen dreams, here.

  • Read more about Natalia’s journey in Factory45 here.
  • Shop Wandwoods on Market45 here and get 10% off.


MIKUMO APPAREL is an Asian-American woman-owned and US-based slow fashion brand dedicated to offering cute & feminine wardrobe staples inspired by Korean and Japanese fashion and the “academia” aesthetic. Founder Tina Xia raised over $24,000 in pre-orders on Kickstarter to fund the first production run of Mikumo. Browse the launch collection here.


HOPE CONTINUES, from the Mary Rose NW Boutique, is founder Julie Allen’s size-inclusive and ethically-made capsule collection. Ranging from size 5X to XS, Hope Continues offers sustainable fabrics, like hemp, linen and organic cotton. Shop the Mary Rose Boutique and Hope Continues here.

  • Read more about Julie’s journey in Factory45 here.
  • Shop Hope Continues on Market45 here and get 10% off.


REBECCA ELIZABETH is a slow-fashion house that’s ethically made in Brooklyn. The Pleiades Collection debuted this spring with four effortlessly elegant dresses that are carefully designed to be comfortable, versatile and beautiful. Founder Rebecca Bush has worked in the fashion industry for 13 years and this is her first independent brand. You can pre-order Rebecca Elizabeth dresses here.


New sustainable fashion brands are launching every month through Factory45 – are you ready to be one of them? Book a free discovery call with our Director of Enrollment to learn more.