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British workwear / heritage brands

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by ManofKent, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. ojaw

    ojaw Senior member

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    You say you make some of your products out of "organic bamboo".
    So you start out with organically grown bamboo, can you trace and confirm it?
    It doesn't need pesticides to grow, what about herbicides and chemical fertilizers?
    In the end it's either Rayon or Viscose, both of which are synthetic - the manufacturing process for these materials is highly toxic and dangerous, especially in parts of the world that supply the vast majority of these materials.
     


  2. hendrix

    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    What makes "organic" superior in this case?

    Does it perform better?
    Does it have a reduced environmental footprint?

    I ask these questions because in most cases organic produce requires more fertilizers and more "natural" herbicides that end up having a larger environmental impact then the non-organic equivalent.
     


  3. FrankCowperwood

    FrankCowperwood Senior member

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    Interesting. I'd like to read more about this. Can you point me to a reference?
     


  4. ojaw

    ojaw Senior member

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    The part about "larger environmental impact then the non-organic equivalent" is new to me.
    Let's see the science.
     


  5. paxonus

    paxonus Well-Known Member

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    I came across these guys while searching for moleskins:

    http://hebtro.co/trouser-town/

    Interesting story and the products look great. I don't think you can't find a pair of trousers anywhere else for the price that are guaranteed for life.
     


  6. FrankCowperwood

    FrankCowperwood Senior member

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    Fabrics look ok. Cuts look generic.
     


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