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Close up details of The West Wrap Bamboo Sweater.

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Close up details of The West Wrap Bamboo Sweater.

The top favourite our our bamboo clothing line is the West Wrap bamboo sweater. This sweater is a wrap style made from the softest of bamboo fleece fabric.  These are currently on VIP Pre-order special so you can grab one (or two) at special VIP pricing for a limited time.  Here is our bamboo clothing designer Jenny going through all the amazing features of the West Wrap bamboo sweater.   Book your West Wrap Sweater.   To get all of our bamboo clothing updates be sure to subscribe to our bamboo clothing newsletter!

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The Wonders of Hemp for Clothing.

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The Wonders of Hemp for Clothing.

  So you've probably heard us rant and rave about all the things we love about Bamboo, but let's talk about another Eco all-Star: Hemp Clothing!  This plant has been used in textiles for centuries, and has so many others uses, too. Up to 50,000 uses in fact - but we just will stick to a few today! Like Bamboo, Hemp is used today as an eco-friendly fabric option. You might imagine Hemp clothing to be scratchy and uncomfortable, but this is actually not true at all! The hemp fabric we use is AMAZINGLY soft and comfy, not to mention...

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6 Steps to Spring Clean and Green Your Closet.

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6 Steps to Spring Clean and Green Your Closet.

Some easy-tricks to cleaning out your your closet! Follow these 5-steps to simplify your Spring-Cleaning routine and help you de-clutter with ease! Remove your old toxic clothes and add in some fresh organic clothing too!

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Is Bamboo Clothing a better Choice? 5 Points to Consider.

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Is Bamboo Clothing a better Choice? 5 Points to Consider.

We have been using bamboo fabrics in our designs for many years. We love the feel and the properties of the fibre and our customers love it as well. Bamboo Clothing has some really unique traits that makes it one of our favourite fabrics to use. You may have read some of our previous articles such as "How to Care for your Bamboo Clothing," or "Know Your Microfibres," which we will touch on in this post.    Here are just 5 of the reasons why Bamboo Fabric is oh-so great!   1. It's Breaks down Easier. What does it really...

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We Love Fair Labour! How Canada's Labour Laws Evolved

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We Love Fair Labour! How Canada's Labour Laws Evolved

Happy Labour Day long weekend!  This weekend we're celebrating all the lovely women who keep this little fair fashion shop spinning.  And all of you hard working guys and gals, too!   At Salts & West, we design and produce our garments in the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.  We produce using our small factory as well as local sewers in the community.  Salts is a community based project that delivers high quality employment opportunities to women in our area.  We love these women like family!So, what does this have to do with Labour Day? Do you...

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