Here you’ll find items made from sustainable fabrics and materials like linen, hemp, cork, local mohair and organic cotton that are biodegradable. But sustainable fashion doesn’t only mean that items are made from biodegradable materials. All items on Equilibrio are sustainable fashion items that are mostly made-to-order to limit waste, made in small quantities, and made in good environments where the workers are treated fairly. All this contributes towards a sustainable fashion industry in South Africa. Read More
Linen and hemp fabrics seen in this section have many positive attributes. They are virtually lint-free, non-static, non-allergenic, provide UV protection, are mould resistant and are naturally insect repellent.
Depending on the weave, hemp and linen clothing can feel scratchy at first. When washed, the fabrics do soften. Sometimes the fabrics are blended with other textiles like cotton or Rayon to give them more softness.
Cork, used in some of the shoes is biodegradable, durable and waterproof.