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Made to Order Fashion: Exploring the Love of Slow Fashion and Pre-Orders.

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Made to Order Fashion: Exploring the Love of Slow Fashion and Pre-Orders.

In the effort to increase sustainability of our items we have moved to a practice of slow fashion as well as using a Pre-Order system for new styles. This helps us manage our small business more effectively, allows our clients to decide which styles we make and also increases the eco friendly advantages of our fashions.     The practice of fast, cheap and dirty fashion is havoc to our planet. Fast Fashion is also fairly new, just coming on the scene in the early 90's. Companies who take a Fast Fashion mindset in business try to launch many new...

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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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Inspiring Better Living through Better Design and Production.

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Inspiring Better Living through Better Design and Production.

There is a lot of small things that go into the community around Salts & West. You the clients inspire the design process as I strive to make items that work perfectly for you. Next, we involve local fabric suppliers. Lastly, our seamstresses and staff provide such a valuable service in making sure your garments are beautifully sewn. I am so grateful that this tiny little company can support so many people enriching their lives for the better. You may not see it close up all the time as a client of our but we thank you for shopping with...

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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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The 3000 Year Evolution of Your Bamboo Fleece Hoodie

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The 3000 Year Evolution of Your Bamboo Fleece Hoodie

In honour of our NEW West Wrap Hoodie, we're diving into the deep, dark, juicy past of your favourite cozy hooded sweater.  Want to know how your Bamboo Fleece Hoodie came to be? Check out the video below.   Your favourite bamboo fleece hoodie is back and updated. Don't forget after watching the video to check out the new West Wrap Hoodie. It's made with the softest of bamboo fleece fabric, as thumbholes and a button up cowl hood! Oh my!

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