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25 Sustainable summer dresses you'll want to wear on repeat

By Staff Writer, 2 Jul 2021


Stylish mini, midi and maxi dresses in plain and printed sustainable materials for easy summer dressing.
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For the Baobab team summer is all about easy living and effortless dressing. Which means a much smaller wardrobe and dresses we'll want to wear over and over again. Yeah, more time for relaxing, eating, having fun and making memories.

whirlygig sustainable vegan cupro eco viscose maxi dress in ochre

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Whirlygig vegan maxi dress

£95.00

This sleeveless vegan maxi dress is ethically made with sustainable cupro and eco viscose.

We love the v-neck with wrap detail and frilled hem.

Also available in black coffee.

ash vegan organic cotton midi shirt dress in a pebble colour

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Ash midi shirt dress

£90.00

A midi length shirt dress in a soothing pebble shade.

It's vegan and ethically made with 100% organic cotton.

We love the shirt collar and pleat details.

Also available in black coffee.

linde sustainable eco viscose green polka dot midi dress

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Linde vegan polka dot midi dress

£129.00

This glorious jade green dress is made with sustainable eco viscose.

It's vegan and made in a factory with the highest ethical standards.

We love the gathered shoulder detail and tiered skirt.

cocoon organic cotton white mini tshirt dress

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Cocoon white t-shirt dress

£54.95

It doesn't get more simple than this plain organic t-shirt dress.

It's made with organic cotton and a bit of elastane for stretch.

We love the dropped shoulders and hidden slash pockets.

primrose vegan broderie anglaise organic cotton navy midi dress

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Primrose organic cotton midi dress

£95.00

This sleeveless vegan dress in classic navy has a round neckline and finishes below the knee.

We love the broderie anglais organic cotton and the defined waist.

And, it's easily dressed up for a night out.

indira vegan organic cotton green midi shirt dress

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Indira sleeveless green shirt dress

£129.00

Fancy something a bit more fitted? This vegan shirt dress in a delicious jade green shade, hits the right spot between smart and casual.

It's ethically made by a Fair Trade producer in Bangladesh, so you know you're helping to support one of the most vulnerable communities in the fashion industry.

It's beautifully made with coconut buttons down to the waist, pockets at the sides, and a flattering waistband with gathering detailing.

It can easily be dressed up or down - just add some ethical jewellery, and you're good to go.

isabetta white organic cotton strappy dobby spot texture dress

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Isabetta white organic cotton dress

£79.95

This strappy white dress simply oozes that carefree summer vibe.

It's made with a textured dobby spot organic cotton fabric.

It has adjustable tie straps, frill detailing at the neck and a dropped waist for a relaxed fit.

Throw on a light jacket to enjoy all day.

adjustable organic cotton safari midi dress

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Adjustable tee organic cotton midi dress

£65.00

This safari tone midi dress is ethically made in India with a heavier weight jersey knit fabric.

We love the capped sleeves and the pull-up tab on the lower side for creating an asymmetrical look.

It looks fab with trainers or flats.

Also available in dark black.

moonlight vegan indigo striped organic cotton mini t-shirt dress

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Moonlight vegan t-shirt dress

£45.00

An ethically made striped t-shirt dress created with organic cotton.

We love the fold-over sleeves and the contrast colour at the neck.

It looks great with a bumbag.

adjustable waist combat green organic cotton midi dress

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Adjustable waist short sleeve organic cotton dress

£75.00

This combat green midi dress is ethically made in Bangladesh with a medium jersey knit fabric.

We love the batwing sleeves with fold-over hems, and the adjustable waist.

Dress it up or down.

Also available in dark black.

salma vegan sustainable modal peach midi dress

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Salma peach midi dress

£385.00

A beautiful peach vegan dress with short sleeves and a v-neck.

It's ethically made with a lightweight and breathable modal fabric.

We love the tie waist detail.

Also available in black.

cornflower blue tie dye organic cotton maxi dress

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Blue tie-dye maxi dress

£105.00

This soothing cornflower blue tie-dye maxi dress is made with 100% organic cotton.

It's been ethically made in Bangladesh.

We love the racer back, nipped in waist and full skirt.

Perfect with trainers or flip flops.

sara jane vegan linen and eco viscose floral print strappy midi dress

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Sara-Jane printed vegan dress

£60.00

A spaghetti strap dress made with a linen and eco-viscose blend.

We love the Bali inspired print and loose fit.

Pair with a beautiful straw hat.

Also available in green.

calista eco viscose red floral knee length dress

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Calista red floral vegan dress

£139.00

The perfect floral print dress with three-quarter length sleeves, finishing just above the knee.

It's vegan and made with eco viscose.

We love the tiered skirt and rouleau loop button fastenings.

tequila vegan organic cotton hemp orange srtiped midi dress

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Tequila striped vegan dress

£62.50

This striped vegan dress is ethically made with an organic cotton and hemp blend.

We love the relaxed stripes, and the contrast detail at the neck and sleeves.

Also available in hydron.

priti vegan organic cotton black cross back midi dress

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Priti vegan midi dress in black

£59.00

A versatile plain black midi dress.

It's made with organic cotton by a Fair Trade producer in India.

We love the cross-over back detail and the under bust support panel.

jaya vegan white organic cotton midi dress

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Jaya white vegan broderie dress

£129.00

A lightweight sleeveless vegan dress ethically made in India, with organic cotton.

We love the square neck and feminine ruffle detail.

This dress is the star so keep accessories minimal.

lara vegan organic cotton khaki short sleeve mini dress

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Lara organic cotton vegan mini dress

£85.00

This simple short sleeve vegan dress in a light khaki is made with 100% organic cotton.

We love the relaxed fit and front pouch.

It's fab with a natural woven bag.

aphrodite vegan block print sleeveless eco viscose midi dress

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Aphrodite sleeveless block print dress

£149.00

This sleeveless vegan midi dress is made with a block print eco viscose.

We love the tiered skirt and concealed pockets.

It's perfect if you like the look for prints, but you're not so keen on florals.

indira vegan ikat print black short sleeve organic cotton mini dress

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Ingrid black ikat print dress

£65.00

This short sleeve ikat print vegan dress is made with organic cotton and a bit of elastane for stretch.

We love the ruched waistline, full skirt and flattering mini length.

It's excellent for petite frames.

daniella vegan polka dot print black eco viscose short sleeve midi dress

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Daniella polka dot midi dress

£129.00

This short sleeve vegan midi dress is made with a cute polka dot print eco viscose.

We love the wrap style and gathered detail on the cuffs.

It's perfect if you like the look for prints, but you're not so keen on florals.

hema vegan capped sleeve blue stripe organic cotton knee length dress

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Hema striped blue vegan dress

£109.00

A knee length vegan dress with cool blue stripes and coconut buttons.

It's ethically made in Bangladesh with 100% organic cotton.

We love the mandarin collar, dropped shoulders and side splits.

Just perfect for summer days!

tenzing vegan sustainable cupro viscose khaki midi dress

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Tenzing khaki midi dress

£95.00

A gorgeous vegan midi dress in khaki, made with cupro and viscose.

We love the wrap detail and elbow length sleeves.

It looks fabulous with gold accessories.

ivy carob floral print vegan organic cotton midi dress

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Ivy floral print vegan dress

£139.00

A midi length floral dress, featuring an understated carob print.

It's ethically made in Europe with 100% organic cotton.

We love the stand collar with ruffles, cuffed sleeves and tiered skirt.

phoebe vegan short sleeve sustainable linen mini t-shirt dress

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Phoebe brown organic linen t-shirt dress

£75.00

This short sleeve vegan dress is made in our fave summer fabric, linen.

We love it's simple and relaxed style.

It's easily dressed up or down for maximum wear.