We only print on 100% ethical or 100% organic product. This means:
certified organic cotton
new generation recycled materials
environmentally friendly product
Fair Wear Foundation production
carbon neutral processes
Stanely & Stella, Salvage and Prairie is un-compromised premium quality, and one of the highest in the market. Paying for premium quality, means you get an better garment for your body and your wardrobe. A better garment lasts longer, and can be loved longer, and will not need to be replaced so quickly.
100% Organic Ring-spun Combed Cotton
Stanley & Stella only works with eco-friendly materials, and uses 100% ring-spun combed cotton in their premium collection. Combed cotton is known for being the highest level of quality. The ring-spun fabric is softer and offers better wearability washability and wont twist. Both the classic and the 100% organic versions are created specially for the wearer, whether to be enjoyed with print or without.
Organic Cotton production improves soil fertility and biodiversity, and the non-use of GMOs. Only natural fertilizers and pesticides are used, so groundwater and rivers are kept free of chemicals. All of Stanley & Stella organic cotton and cotton blends are certified with the globally-recognized GOTS standard. Stanley & Stella 100% organic products are 100% biodegradable
Tencel® Lyocell is the most environmentally friendly man-made material available today. Tencel® is fashionable, stylish and well-known for its outstanding character. It is silky soft with a luxurious drape. Textiles of TENCEL® are more absorbent than cotton, softer than silk and cooler than linen. It is naturally hygienic as it inhibits the growth of bacteria. It is produced exclusively from Eucalyptus trees, which are grown sustainably on special farms. Tencel®, the eco-fibre, makes it possible to create truly environmentally-friendly luxury garments.
Bamboo and organic cotton blends
Bamboo materials are becoming more and more popular as our world becomes more conscious of ecology. But not only “greenies” can enjoy this luxurious textile – often compared with cashmare, the bamboo fabric is incredibly soft, due to the naturally smooth round fibres, that require very little chemical treatment. Bamboo fibres are quite long, meaning they also pill less than the cheaper varieties of cotton, meaning your T-shirt maintains its silky, shiny appearance. The toughness of the fabric itself stands up to multiple washings and wears
Because it grows so quickly, bamboo is an easily renewable resource. It requires 1/3 the amount of water to grow than cotton and has no natural pests – therefore bamboo is be grown with little to no use of pesticides or herbicides. Bamboo plantations can quite easily be kept organic and replanted every year. T-shirt made from Bamboo are 100% biodegradable.
Special Effect Yarns
Speckled and heavy mottled fabrics are hot on the market right now and these new generation T-shirts also provide an alternative backdrop to a great print. Stanley & Stella offers speckled rolled-sleeve T-shirts for Men and Women in 3 fashion colours. New for 2015 is “Marl” and “Twist” slub T-shirts in 6 tremendous colours, and 100% organic!
SUSTAINABILITY : REDUCE RECYCLE AND REUSE
Stanley & Stella recognises that garment manufacturing is one of the most damaging industrial sectors on the planet. This means it needs pioneering steps to address the many negative impacts. The companies we work with source low impact, sustainable materials to make their collections. From fibre sourcing to distribution of the finished product, they scrutinise every process and every supplier for sustainability.
Fabrics are constructed from fibres which are either organically grown or derived from sustainable sources. All of which are produced using less water and without harmful chemicals, and dye processing confirms to GOTS, OEKO-TEX® and REACH standards. In most situations, an alternative use is found for the waste products from the manufacturing process.
When you buy our products, you are taking a step towards a better world.
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY : CARE BECAUSE WE CARE
Our brands affiliation with the Fair Wear Foundation means Corporate Social Responsibility. Manufacturers, and the people working for them, are paid a fair price, and the company is active in helping them improve their businesses and profitability.