This t-shirt is not essential - a small anomaly in our product philosophy. Regular-fitting through the body, this piece is crafted from our soft yet heavy knit 100% organic cotton fabric. Raw cotton sourced directly from small-holders farms in southern Kyrgyzstan. Handmade screenprint with GOTS certified water-based colors.
↗ Fair traded organic cotton from controlled cultivation with a regulated minimum price. Grown without synthetic inputs, requires less energy to produce, can capture carbon and contributes to healthier soil. These low-impact methods of organic cotton farming create a positive impact in the fight against climate change. Learn more about organic cotton.
Have you ever dug into how your clothes and accessories were made? We did. It’s the reason we started OWEN STITCH.
This curiosity drove us to create a dedicated process. We call it ethical sourcing: a sustainable and conscious approach to material sourcing. It is a transparent and holistic connection between farmers, shepherds and factories.
This means that trace every material down to its origin, ensuring direct-trade practices, fair pay, and safe working conditions along the way. Scroll down ↘ to learn more about every material used for this product.
The fundamental attributes of ethical products are quality and durability. But that also takes effective care of the material.
GUARANTEE & RETURNS
We guarantee everything we make. But if you are not satisfied with at the time you receive it, you can return or exchange the purchased product in its original condition within 30 days.
KNOW THE TRUE COST
25% for the materials
Cost for all the material that makes the product. How did we source them? We used ethical sourcing as a ground-up conscious approach to obtain materials. That means that we trace everything down to the origin, ensuring direct-trade practices, fair pay, and safe working conditions along the way.
30% for the work
Cost for the assembly, stitching, machining, die-casting or cut & sew. Every manufacturing process ensures sustainability and circularity methods are used along the process.
16% for OWEN STITCH company
Our markup allows us to pay for our company expenses and invest in future products. This includes expenses like wages for employees, freelancers, insurance, rent and marketing. This markup allows us to pay everyone who works for us a fair price.
7% for transportation
Transportation includes the cost of the logistics of goods, fees, and packaging costs. Our preferred mode of freight? Train or sea. Therefore our logistics team is working every day with the factories to reduce the use of air transportation.
21% for taxes
We pay 21% sales tax according to Czech law.
5% for people and planet
We are committed to donating 5% of every sale to protect the environment and help unserved communities thrive in places where we sourced our materials.
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