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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...
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!
Know Your Microfibres! How Bamboo Fabric is a Great Choice in the Battle against Microfibre Pollution.
A huge shift towards sustainability is on the horizon! From recycling, going more 'zero waste', and investing in eco-friendly products, most of us are trying to be more KIND to Mother Earth. Cheers to that! But did you know that washing your clothes could actually be poisoning our waters and food supply?On average, a synthetic fleece jacket releases 1.7 grams of microfibres (the tiny threads that shed from fabrics) each wash, travelling to your local wastewater treatment plant, where up to 40% of them end up in rivers, lakes, and oceans. Studies indicate that microfibres make up 85% of human-made debris on shorelines...
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Ever wonder how we create your beautiful Salts & West bamboo clothing pieces? A whole lot of love goes into it the process, that's for sure! In this video, Jenny gives you a VIP sneak peek into the cutting process as we cut some of our new bamboo pencil skirts... Snip Snip! Enjoy. Shop all of our pieces now in the online shop, the item we are cutting here is the Lana Pencil Skirt in Bamboo fabric and the Hoodie Jen is wearing is the Salts Zip up Hand dye in bamboo fleece fabric.