9 Brands like Patagonia

9 Brands like Patagonia

Patagonia is known for its sustainable practices in bringing a high-quality outdoor apparel company to life. We curated a list of outdoor brands that are either sustainably produced, match Patagonia in its quality or both.

January 21, 2023
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4 min

We'll dive deep into the 9 brands most similar to Patagonia but first, a high-level overview.

The 9 Brands Most Similar to Patagonia:

  1. Vaude
  2. Cotopaxi
  3. Arc-teryx
  4. Tentree
  5. Snow Peak
  6. Salomon
  7. Konundrum
  8. And Wander
  9. Fjallraven

Ethical
Sustainable

Vaude

Vaude is a family-owned, german-made sustainable sports equipment and clothing brand. They have a wide range of products from sleeping bags and tents to jackets and active apparel. Their production facility maintains a high quality while producing in a way that is 100% climate neutral.

Price
Med
Origin
Tettnang, Germany
Made in
Germany
Founded in
1974
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Vaude
Ethical
Sustainable

Cotopaxi

Cotopaxi is an outdoor gear and active lifestyle brand founded by Davis Smith. It is named after the Cotopaxi Volcano in Equador, near where Davis grew up. They're known for creating high-quality and sustainable gear and clothing.

Price
Med
Origin
Salt Lake City, Utah
Made in
China
Founded in
2014
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Cotopaxi
Premium Technical

Arc'teryx

Arc'teryx is based on the principle of obsessive, precise design and production in the Canadian Coast Mountain wilderness. Because if their in-house manufacturing and design centres, Arc'teryx is able to constantly innovate and produce products the proper way. Timeless quality, intelligent design, and simplicity result in optimal performance at critical moments.

Price
High
Origin
Vancouver, Canada
Made in
Canada
Founded in
1989
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Arc'teryx
Ethical
Sustainable

Tentree

Tentree is a lifestyle clothing brand that has quickly established itself as one of Canada's fastest-growing apparel brands. It is sustainably made and plants 10 trees for each item purchased. They have a wide range in the product line from classic knitwear to technical jackets to basic t-shirts.

Price
Med
Origin
Regina, Canada
Made in
China
Founded in
2012
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Tentree
Premium Technical

Snow Peak

Since 1958, Snow Peak has been making Japanese-designed, lifetime-guaranteed outdoor equipment. Although Snow Peak has changed considerably over the last 60 years, their fundamental mission has stayed the same: to manufacture heirloom-quality outdoor garments and equipment so people can experience nature.

Price
High
Origin
Japan
Made in
Japan
Founded in
1958
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Snow Peak
Technical
Footwear

Salomon

Salomon is a French outdoor sports brand most well known for its performance-level hiking, skiing, and running shoes. The brand has collaborated with designers for fashion footwear and more recently for streetwear, edging into luxury streetwear with their technical running shoes. Gorp core hype has made people think differently of street-style sneakers.

Price
Med
Origin
Annecy, France
Made in
Vietnam & China
Founded in
1947
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Salomon
Premium Technical

Konundrum

Founded in 2020 out of Germany, Konundrum design sand manufacture clothing, objects, and art that is imaginative, pioneering, and technologically sophisticated.

Price
High
Origin
Germany
Made in
Europe
Founded in
2020
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Konundrum
Premium Technical

And Wander

Keita Ikeuchi and Mihoko Mori established wander in 2011 as a result of their shared vision of creating “fashion in the nature / mountains just as enjoyable”. They've been striving to provide sophisticated outdoor garments that combine high-fashion styles that appeal to customers' senses with the functionality and practicality of outdoor clothing.

Price
High
Origin
Tokyo, Japan
Made in
Japan
Founded in
2011
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And Wander
Technical
Accessible

Fjallraven

Fjällräven specializes in outdoor clothing and equipment. Based in the small town of Örnsköldsvik in Sweden, where mountains, forests, and waters meet, they're dedicated to making nature more accessible. In true Swedish style, they place an emphasis on simplicity and practicality, all influenced by the nature around us.

Price
Med
Origin
Sweden
Made in
China & Vietnam
Founded in
1960
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Fjallraven
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