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Why Should You Start thinking Slow when it comes to Fashion? Here's 5 Great Reasons to Support Slow Fashion.

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Why Should You Start thinking Slow when it comes to Fashion? Here's 5 Great Reasons to Support Slow Fashion.

If you follow us on social media you've probably seen the word "Slow Fashion" in MANY in our posts. It's a term that gets thrown around quite often in the fashion industry, but you may be wondering, what exactly does it mean and why should we be starting a conversation about it?
Fast Fashion took a hold in the last 20 years as large brands started producing more and more overseas. This has lead to increased sweatshop use in poor countries and increased pollution. Fashion is now the second largest polluter in the World, just behind the oil and gas industries levels of pollution

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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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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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Know Your Microfibres! How Bamboo Fabric is a Great Choice in the Battle against Microfibre Pollution.

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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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Flowy Bamboo Capris or fitted Bamboo Capri leggings! Let us help you choose.

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Flowy Bamboo Capris or fitted Bamboo Capri leggings! Let us help you choose.

Flowy, fitted, or a little of both? Jenny will help you find your perfect Bamboo Capri legging or loose leg match. Plus an update on our amazing bamboo underwear.

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