Fashion is evolving into a more sustainable business faster than ever. Brands are finally designing products with the final life-cycle in mind. As consumers we also have our responsibility. These days it’s quite easy to make better choices -while enjoying our clothes as communication tools. Luckily we don’t have to compromise: sustainability has never felt nor looked this good!
What does the items in your EWOKED wardrobe have in common? They should be consciously chosen to deliver convenience & confidence into your everyday life. Take also a closer look at the material used, there is no greater luxury than supreme quality!
Material choices (+better options) for the core of your wardrobe:
Leather (Chrome free & vegetable tanned) -BAGS, SHOES, CLOTHING
Vegan leather (recycled polyester) -CLOTHING, BAGS, SHOES
Eco friendly leather (apple, pine apple, mushroom) -BAGS, ACCESSORIES, SHIRTS
Cotton (organic & ecological, look for certificates DOTS, BCI) -SHIRTS, DENIM, BASICS
Linen (ecological) -SUMMER TAILORING, DRESSES, PANTS, TOPS
Silk (non violent) -DRESSES, SHIRTS, PANTS, KAFTANS
Wool/Merino (mulesing free) – KNITWEAR
Alpaca/Llama (undyed) -KNITWEAR, OUTERWEAR, ACCESSORIES
Mohair (look for certificate!) -beautiful mixed in WOOLKNITS
Angora (only with certificate!) – SUPER SOFT ACCESSORIES; shedding will occur!
Cashmere (recycled) -KNITWEAR, ACCESSORIES; need combing, pilling stops with age
Ramie/Viscose/Tencel/Cupro/Lyocell/Bambu/Corn (regenerated plant/cellulose fiber) -DRESSES, BLOUSES, PANTS
Jersey (with elastan/lycra gives longevity) -LOUNGEWEAR
Triacetate (wood based) – LIGHT TAILORING; resilient to wrinkles
Polyamide (recycled nylon) -PANTYHOSE
Microfiber (with elastan) -UNDERWEAR, SPORTSWEAR; allows airflow
Polyester (pref. recycled) – OUTERWEAR, DRESSES; strong, easy maintainance
Stay away from:
Dry clean items –often also washable.