Our Organic Fabric...

We are now super pleased to announced that the cotton used for our Lucy & Yak Original Dungarees is 100% Organic!

We have been working hard for months to source the perfect corduroy for our new Dungas! And we found it! This super soft Organic corduroy, is sustainable and ethically made by the wonderful Herbal Fab!

Available in our rainbow of colours, and that classic black too!

The fabrics are given their colour using Oeko-Tex certified low impact dyes.

What is the difference between Organic and Non-Organic?
Organic means that the cotton hasn’t been sprayed with chemicals, which means that the farmer and his family haven’t had to inhale these chemicals whilst growing the cotton, and also it is harmless to the animals that naturally live near the farm. Pesticides are harmful for everyone involved. They damage the water and the soil, meaning that in years to come the soil on that part of the land won’t be any good for growing plants. Organic certifying bodies also make sure the working standards are up to scratch for the employees of Organic certified companies, meaning we can honestly say that we know everyone involved from the farm to the factory is looked after and gets what they deserve.
The GOTS certification (which the fabric we use adheres to) is one of the highest standards of organic cotton production, and ensures strict environmental and social responsibility in its production and whole supply chain

Organic cotton does come with a slightly higher price tag. Due to various reasons. Organic farms are typically smaller than conventional ones, but they also, on average, take more time to produce crops because they refrain from using the chemicals and growth hormones used by conventional farmers. There is much less Organic cotton on the market than conventional so this can also increase the price. If we bought Organic more than conventional the price would come down. We have the buying power.
We would love to make the switch over to completely Organic and hope that we can in the near future. With your help I’m sure its possible! Let’s make the world a better place together!

Lucy & Chris

Updated - 19/05/2018
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