We source wool from farms that follow recognized standards relating to animal welfare and eco-friendly land management practices. Through two certifications, the Responsible Wool Standard and International Wool Textile Organization, we’re able to trace each wool purchase to a specific farm.
Our wool is certified non-mulesed (an old ranching practice to prevent an infection called flystrike).
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Our partners—like us—are committed to making better, longer-lasting apparel. We’ve built trusting relationships and have been working with our China-based wovens partner and Korea-based knit partner since 2013 and 2014 respectively.
-Location: Changzhou (2 hours outside of Shanghai)
-Number of employees: 1000
-Campus: 9 acres
Woven Cut & Sew Factory
-Location: Jiading district of Shanghai
-Number of employees: 800
-Campus: 8 acres
Our Chinese factory partner has ISO certification (9001, 45001, 14001).
Spinning and Knitting Mill
-Location: Eumseong-gun, Korea
-Number of employees: 80 spinning, 20 knitting
Knit Cut & Sew Factory
-Location: Jeonju, Korea
-Number of employees: 40
Korea is a developed, westernized country with strict labor laws requiring:
-Occupational Health and Safety Insurance
-20 days of covered vacation per year
-Minimum wage of around USD $7.5/hour
Read about our sustainable progress.