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11 Stores Like Frank and Oak With Seriously Chic Essentials



Sustainability superstar fashion brand Frank and Oak designs all of their clothing in Montreal’s chic Mile End district. The result is a lifestyle brand created for the young and hip. The look is fashion-forward, and minimal-chic.

Frank and Oak goes beyond just being environmentally conscious. Shoppers love Frank and Oak for their commitment to things like zero use of virgin plastics or polyesters in their garments.

I love the way stores like Frank and Oak make me feel part of something bigger than myself, like what I’m buying makes a bigger difference. I also love that the clothes are seriously cute. Shop the website for styles and silhouettes to match every mood.

Get sleek blouses or snuggly mock-necks. Snag some high-waisted crops or wide-legged tailored jeans. Then, grab the shoes, the handbag, and the beanie to go with.

If the inclusive wardrobe sounds amazing to you, try out the Style Plan monthly service. Pay only for what you keep, which is reasonably priced for the quality and commitment to sustainability.

Sustainability is so much more than a trend now. There are many stores like Frank and Oak who believe we can indulge in amazing fashion, nurture our planet and be fair to everyone who grows, manufactures and sells our garments. So shop on, cute and conscious readers.

1. Everlane

Everlane’s understated minimal-chic set the bar for all other stores like Frank and Oak. Their policy of radical transparency tells you the true cost of everything they make. And everything they make is everything you want. Their cashmere and denim are legendary. Their Chelsea boots are everything.

Everlane’s cool online experience makes you feel like you are in one of their brick and mortar shops. You can view every cut, every color and fit on a diverse selection of real-bodied models.

Get the French Terry Puff Sleeve Tee for $38 and the Button Front Pencil Skirt for $65.

2. Cotton On

Australian brand Cotton On focuses on originality and integrity in their clothing lines. This means clothing that is fun, affordable, cool, and casual. The Cotton On vibe is super-cute and flirty. These are your perfect hang out clothes.

As with other stores like Frank and Oak, Cotton On builds sustainable production and green practices right into their business.The company is committed to creating positive change in the world, as well as your wardrobe. Shop the colorful online store. Join the Perks plan for discounts on already great prices.

Get the Tie Front Mini Dress for $30 and the Raffia Mule for $25.

3. Need Supply

A curator of amazing brands, Need Supply carries a more diverse selection of designers than other stores like Frank and Oak. Founded on the idea of reselling vintage Levis, Need Supply sells the signature pieces you’ll keep forever.

Fashionista who get it know this is a store with the perfect solution to every craving. Check Need Supply’s Instagram and save their newest drops to your wish list. Some brands on the site are very high-end, but there are great deals to be found.

Get the Stelen Midi Skirt for $78 and the Farrow Button Up for $78.

4. Cuyana

Intentionality is key to Cuyana. Their philosophy of “fewer, better” aligns well with the sustainable attitudes of stores like Frank and Oak. Just by looking at their online store, you can see how well these clothes will fit and how good they will feel. Every garment is designed to drape over or cling to just the right places.

Color and texture make each piece ultimately crave-worthy. You’d expect prices to reflect a business plan that highlights buying less. But even though there are some higher-priced items, most items are very reasonable.

Get the Layered Shirtdress for $180 and the Alpaca Cape for $215.

5. Universal Standard

Revolutionary inclusivity is Universal Standard’s gift to the world. The goal and legacy of this brand is to make style a universal standard for every woman, no matter their waist size. As affordable as most stores like Frank and Oak, Universal Standard is a self-love lifestyle.

Check out their Insta, which is a multi-color dance party of gorgeous style. On the website, check out the fit liberty page to learn how to live your life with no fear of size changes. Shop next-level style from foundations to outerwear. In the company’s own words, “be the catalysts that spark the next fashion revolution.”

Get the Kennedy-Cupro Shirt for $120 and the Bae Boyfriend Crop Jeans for $90.


PACT is another store like Frank and Oak committed to sustainability. Their focus is 100% Fairtrade cotton. The brand carries great basics like hoodies and tees, but also features fresh updates for every wardrobe. Check out the 2-for and 3-for deals under the “buy more save more” tab.

PACT wardrobe pieces are curated to fit together as a bright, minimal wardrobe. The cute garments cover everything from workout to office. What more could you ask for?

Get the Essential Sweatshirt Dress for $55 and the Airplane Cardigan for $60.


ABLE is saving the world, one woman, at a time. ABLE “employs and empowers women as a solution to end poverty.” Their Twitter feed challenges every company to be open about pay and to publish their lowest wage. Like Frank and Oak, this brand makes me feel like the change I want to see.

ABLE has the trends I want to see as well. The have minimal-chic down. (Don’t get me started on the handbags and home goods.) Browse the online store for thoughtful clothing that will transform your wardrobe and maybe just save the world.

Get the Rupa Blouse for $128 and the Emmy Sneaker for $158.


DSTLD is an ethical fashion brand like Frank and Oak that’s all about better ethics in the apparel industry. The brand is working to make garment prices and manufacturing practices sustainable for all of us.DSTLD is also denim, leather, and cashmere heaven.

The website is an experience. The gallery-style layout and texture capturing photographs let you feel like running your fingers through everything on the racks. The spectrum of styles, designs, and prices make it easy to keep on shopping.

Get the Leather Moto Jacket for $350 and the Vintage High Rise Jeans for $95.

9. American Apparel

“Globally Sourced, Ethically Made, Still Sweatshop Free,” American Apparel is outstanding at providing minimal basics that are anything but basic. You’ll love the same ethical sustainability you look for in brands like Frank and Oak.

It’s true. You can find almost any fashion trend at play on the American Apparel website. From lounge to festival, they have you covered (as much or as little as you want to be.) It’s easy to browse the looks and put together a simple, minimalist outfit.

Get the Stretch Terry Legging for $36 and the Crop Fisherman for $37.

10. Alternative Apparel

Global, social, environmental, Alternative Apparel covers all the bases with their cute wardrobe of very upgraded basics. Most of these stores like Frank and Oak use their design to walk their talk. Alternative apparel manufacturers crave-able fashion from upcycled cotton, hemp, and recycled plastic bottles.

The newest eco-trend is Tencel fabrics. Alternative Apparel’s Modal Interlock takes the technology even further. This butter-soft fabric is made by adding organic cotton fibers to the Tencel for strong fabric that drapes like a dream. Do you think that wearing this space-age tech is gonna cost you? Check it out, your wallet will be pleasantly surprised.

Get the Effortless Modal Tank Dress for $24 and the Hooded Wrap for $73.

11. People Tree

Sustainable fashion is the goal of all of these stores like Frank and Oak. Lots of brands get sustainable right. People Tree rules the fashion part of the equation. They do it with all the effortless chic you expect from a British line.

Their collections are built from organic cotton, Tencel Lyocell, responsibly harvested wool, and endless sass. Build a capsule, grab your statement piece.Wait for them to ask, “Where did you get that!”

Get the Leanora Dress for $229 and the Moomin Jumpsuit for $186.