About us

Forest Ink is a family owned Fashion and lifestyle brand known for their sustainable practices, innovative fabrics, and inclusive range of styles created for women of all shapes and sizes. Mother and son duo, Beth and Zach Welch, began designing clothes and accessories out of their Texas home in 2009 and since then have built the brand into a internationally recognized company - offering high quality styles and leading the way in sustainable practices with in the alt fashion space.

Since the company’s inception, Forest Ink has expanded product offerings to include clothing, swim wear, accessories and more. Forest Ink designs can be found in retail boutiques and online stores nationwide including Beserk, Vampire Freaks, Sourpuss Clothing, Attitude Clothing and Die With Your Boots On.

A Message From Founder

Zach Welch:

"We create styles that empower our customers to feel their most confident. From our inclusive size offerings to our unique approach to fit and adjustability. We prioritize styles that will fit a wide range of bodytypes and continually work to improve and reiterate our styles. The team and I are so grateful for the trust that our customers have instilled in us, allowing us to to continue to push our creativity and deliver designs that challenge the boundaries of this industry.
From our inception over a decade ago, it has always been our mission to create a more sustinable fashion company. Over the years we have stayed true to that misson and today we are proud of to lead the way for more sustainable practices in the fashion space.
Together we will continue to grow and pave the way for innovation in this market. Thank you for your continued support."

Sustainability can mean a lot of different things, For us it looks like this: 

  • We ship with 100% compostable mailers.
  • 100% of our clothing styles are packaged in bio degradable or compostable garnment bags.
  • We produce in small batch runs to help eliminate wastage.
  • We create high quality pieces that are designed to last.
  • We have eliminated hang tags and excessive packaging.