Summer is here, the season of road trips, redeyes, and getaways is upon us. Add in regularly like your Tuesday cycling class and a duffle would probably do you some good A female owned & run label, based in Melbourne, celebrating the diversity of women throughout the world. As such, each collection draws its inspiration from a point on the map – be it a city, a region, or otherwise – & the love our travels.
We’ve come up with a few tips, in the form of a practical care guide, to increase your products’ lifespan while keeping things like energy consumption, water usage, and contamination to the bare minimum. Shall we begin?
Be aware of clothing labels that mention ‘MADE IN (…)’ or that have a special label highlighting this because that may just be referring to the design of the piece itself, not reflecting where it’s made. It’s also good to question why some garments made from sustainable materials cost such a low amount of money, like an organic cotton t-shirt for 10€. Instead, we must think about what that actually reflects about the brand and its practices.
One of the reasons why sustainable brands tend to have higher prices than what’s considered the average it’s because the product’s price reflects its quality, sustainable and ethical production, and the work done by the people involved in the process.
I’ve had this sweater for almost a year now, and have been very pleased with the quality and how it’s held up. I haven’t had any issues with piling and love that the knit is light enough to tuck into my jeans.
The sweater runs true to size; I’m wearing a size XS. I would be cautious to size up since the long sleeves are already slightly exaggerated.
You know those investment pieces you just know you’ll have forever, no matter how many seasons go by? This oversized striped sweater Totême is 100% one of those pieces for me.