Jan and I discovered a small company a number of years ago at a clothing show. This young company was filled with excitement about what was an innovative approach to making clothing. We saw displays that showed how the fabric was woven out of pre-consumer cotton scraps from commercial apparel and textile facilities and post-consumer recycled plastic bottles. Such an amazing opportunity to use 100% recycled materials to make a difference and create ethical fashion. We fell in love and placed our first order.
They have also made a difference to the women and their families in the most impoverished and isolated region in the world, Santa Cruz la Laguna, Guatemala. Not only providing work for (mostly) women in Santa Cruz, but also offering extensive training in order to become skilled workers for other endeavors, as well. In 2016 they provided over 16, 250 hours of vocational training.