An astonishing amount of clothes end up in landfills, for the simple reason that it is cheaply made and can easily be disregarded. This is why the materials used in your products are extremely import. Not only for the impact they may have on our planet, but also for the product life-cycle. Below you find some information on all the sustainable materials used throughout the collection in the shop.
Is a perfect cycle that converts nylon waste from the ocean into new products - the magic of sustainability! The regeneration system from ECONYL® is a unique and sustainable way to create products from waste in a continuous loop, that can be repeated endlessly without loss of quality. The result is a fibre that is made from 100% recycled textile yarn.
Is a light and breathable material made from Eucalyptus sourced from sustainably managed forests. This plant-based fibre is certified as compostable and biodegradable, and thus can fully revert back to nature. It requires less energy and ten times less water than conventional cotton and offers long-lasting softness and durability. TENCEL® relies on a closed production cycle. Solvents and water are completely recovered and reused.
Derived from certified renewable wood sources using an eco-responsible production process by meeting high environmental standards, throughout their life cycle: from raw material extraction to production, distribution and disposal. LENZING™ ECOVERO™ fibers tailor to a sustainable lifestyle, contributing to a cleaner environment.
Linen is a textile made from the fibers of the flax plant. Considered as one of the most durable, strong, absorbent, and quick dry fabrics in the world, with the added benefits of being natural, biodegradable and breathable.
All the linen in our collection is made from organic linen and only dyed with natural dyes. Yarn sourced in France and fabrics woven and dyed in Portugal.
The wool used in the collection is produced in the United Kingdom. We love wool as it is rapidly renewable, biodegradable, recyclable, and can be produced organically. It is environmentally friendly processed with certified dyes — free from harmful chemicals so it is 100% biodegradable and thus does not contribute to microplastic pollution in our oceans.
The cashmere used in the collection is produced in Inner Mongolia, all in factories that are fully vertical, processing, dyeing — environmentally friendly processed with certified dyes free from harmful chemicals — and spinning the cashmere fibre.
RECYCLED POLYESTER SATEEN
The recycled polyester are made from plastic bottles from the streets. Certified by the Top Green label, which repurposes waste, reduces reliance on petrochemicals and prevents environmental pollution.
A bio-based fabric made from spinning reconstituted beech tree cellulose. Modal is considered eco-friendly because beech trees don’t require much water to grow and is also completely biodegradable. Modal is considered a luxurious textile thanks to both its soft feel and high cost
GOTS Certified ORGANIC COTTON
Organic cotton is grown in a way that uses methods and materials that lessen the impact on our environment, and doesn’t use any harmful chemicals in its production process. In addition to environmental benefits, organic cotton creates softer, more durable, and long-lasting clothing. Since organic cotton is not processed with harsh chemicals, the resulting clothing is more comfortable when worn and is a great alternative for people with sensitive skin.
The cotton used in the collection, has a smaller environmental impact than conventional cotton. It is cultivated under fair conditions without using pesticides & herbicides. And is environmentally friendly processed with certified dyes — free from harmful chemicals.
ANKOLE COW HORN
The Ankole Cow is a breed of cattle native to sub-Saharan Africa and Uganda. Ankole cows are referred to as, “The Cattle of the Kings & Royalty.” Their lineage has been traced back thousands of years to Egypt.
Not only is the horn a sustainable material, it fuels the local economy. Each piece uses a myriad of techniques like sculpting, carving, pressing, cutting and dying the horn.
Just like fingerprints, no two horns are identical. The horn has a natural variation and gradience in its color that varies from shades of white, to caramel and black. It’s lightweight and adds a touch of luxury to everything you wear.
Raffia, a palm of the tropics, is a natural and renewable resource that grows along the watery edge of the Nile River near many of the villages in Uganda. The leaves of this palm can grow up to 60 feet and have a fascinating and feathery appearance.
These leaves are clipped and torn off in parallel lines yielding a long continuous fiber that is dyed, dried, braided and cut by hand. The raffia is then used to form tassels and shape beads.
Imported from the shores of West Africa, Ghanaian glass has become an essential element in jewelry, imparting a celebration of color, tradition and symbolism.
Produced by the Krobo tribe for centuries, this sustainable glass is still made by hand and comes in three recycled varieties- translucent, powdered, and painted.