Sustainability in Fashion is a broad term that can encompass many different aspects including the use of eco-friendly materials, natural dyes, limiting the amount of fertilisers and pesticides in the production cycle. Our customers deserve to see the sustainability considerations that have gone into collections and the wise decisions that our designer's make.
Read on to find out about six of the Sustainable Fashion designers that will be featured at the TARLEE Pop Up and what makes them Sustainable.
Every piece by Ultra Tee is 100% sustainable and Organic and Recycled Cotton is used throughout the collection.
Inks and all materials used are controlled and certified by Confidence In Textile.
Artisans & Adventurers
Owners Amy & Bee regularly travel to Kenya to oversee the jewellery production make checks on working conditions.
Artisans & Adventurers produce their collections in collaboration with small-scale artisans and craft groups. One such group offers people with physical disabilities the opportunity for better livelihoods through training and employment.The team work with natural, locally-sourced materials such as bone, wood and horn as well as brass and aluminium and are dedicated to reducing the environmental impact of their production methods.
Madia & Matilda
This designer is based in the beautiful Cotswold countryside and every piece is hand crafted using sustainable fabrics.
The team use end of roll fabrics and or natural fibres for their core collection.
In the studio they employ a reactive attitude towards recycling, in order to minimise fabric wastage and any leftover fabric is used for trims and the following season's samples, or re-used for new designs.
The Sustainable Lily Pleated Skirt, £82
SiyanaSiyana's scarves are handwovan and handspun in Rajasthan, an area in India where such techniques were first developed.
The founders are dedicated to giving a global exposure to local artisans who bring to the table rich regional aesthetics and an eye for detail.
Organic cotton and natural dyes are central to the collection.
You will also be able to see collections by Worker's Nobility, an innovative new designer who lists how many people and the number of hours it takes to produce each piece on product labels and also Komodo, one of the UK's eldest and leading Fair Trade Fashion brands who have used organic and natural fibres since '88.
At TARLEE, our mission is to provide an insight into our designer’s attitudes and methods of working and how pieces have been created. We only work with designers who produce in safe and healthy environments and ask all our designers where products are manufactured before we featuring their collection. We are also continuously re-assessing our criteria and tags to ensure that they are accurate and detailed enough for our customers.