At Garb & Go, every single one of our partnered brands is completely transparent about their processes. All of which, btw, are held to incredibly high moral and eco-friendly standards. Take a gander below for some fun facts about each of the brands we carry.
- Jeans use up to 1,800 gallons of water to make one pair. That’s about 500 billion gallons of water just for the jeans sold in the USA every year. Boyish only uses 1/3 the amount of water that regular denim uses and they recycle all the water so no water is polluted in the process.
- They use recycled fabrics and materials from hangtags, hardware, and polybags.
- They recycle all of their cutting waste.
- Designed in Los Angeles.
- Outland Denim was founded as an avenue for the training, employment, and career progression for women who had experienced exploitation.
- Their Headquarters is in Tamborine Mountain, Queensland.
- Their production facility is based in Kampong Cham, Cambodia
- Their wash and finishing facility is based in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh.
- They source their materials from only deadstock fabric rolls.
- They create high quality, compact and super edited collections, consisting of multi-functional and style-able pieces.
- Their collections and production are all done in house in Istanbul with a team of 4 tailors.
- Their cotton is certified organic by the National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP).
- Dyed with Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) approved inks and dyes, which are free from chlorine bleach, toxic heavy metals, formaldehyde, and aromatic solvents.
- Individually knitted to eliminate yarn waste.
- Kowtow manufactures all its clothing in Kolkata, India, where employees have many benefits, from their children receiving free schooling to working in well ventilated and spacious working environments while receiving a Fairtrade wage that provides and guarantees a sustainable livelihood.
- They are creating 'projects' rather than collections which allows PV designs to have global appeal - instead of being restricted by the traditional seasonal calendar, their design formula is open, collaborative and creative.
- Permanent Vacation is designed and made in Melbourne, Australia.
- All of the makers that produce the garments are located 9 miles of their Collingwood Studio.
- Her collections feature naturally renewable and biodegradable fibers, trims are chosen for their sustainable characteristics.
- All production is done in New Zealand.