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Viscose from Bamboo
Bamboo is the fastest growing plant in the world. Its cultivation requires no chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Its production uses four times less water than cotton and is totally biodegradable.
Despite sodium hydroxide, carbon disulfide and sulfuric acid required by the viscose transformation process. We believe it can be used responsibly and represents a scalable alternative to synthetic fibers and conventional cotton.
Life from now on must become a big art studio. To act (to love) for the environment is to recreate each day. Nothing will be, and can not be, like before. There is no perfect choice in the field of fashion, textiles, clothing. At Respecterre, it's our greatest...
Fashion Revolution Week is on until April 28. There are many ways you can take part in this global movement. We'll explore how a bit later in this article. ■ ■ ■ In 2013 the world (of fashion) changed. Rana Plaza collapsed killing 1138 and injuring over 2500 human...
I am in charge of Sales and Marketing and am the client contact for sales. Basically, this involves selling our collections to shops every six months, developing new markets, and nurturing relationships with clients. I also respond to corporate requests, in which businesses ask us to sew garments bearing their logo. Those include Radio-Canada, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and some spas.
I am responsible for the boutique adjoining our sewing shop, the online boutique, and inventory management. In Respecterre’s early days, we decided to open our own shop in the rural areas! This allows us to receive guests on the wonderful ecovillage site while working in the shop. Increasingly, people also like to buy online, so I work on the online boutique at the same time.
Currently I have two main roles: management of production and management of garment manufacturing contracts for other companies. We have our own clothing line (Respecterre) that we create, cut, sew and distribute. We also make corporate t-shirt or golf shirts for some companies (Musée des Beaux-Arts, Radio-Canada, Many other, etc.) Finally, our third category of production is what we do for other fashion companies that have similar values…
Where were you 20 years ago?… What were you doing?… Did you have the same job?… Were you still in school?… Were you even born?… 20 years ago I began to wear this t-shirt.