discussing the roots and sustainability practices of the brand
and sustainable fashion in general.
E D U C A T I O N A L O U T R E A C H
We're delighted to have been interviewed by 9th graders who had a sustainable fashion module at Miss Porter's School in CT. In addition, we provided questions to stimulate thought and links for research. In turn, the class did their own research and created presentations. We learned some new things - and you might too! Presentations.
EDITORIAL IN MAYFAIR LIFE
INTERVIEW WITH HOUSE OF COCO
Excerpts: "Our number one sustainability goal is for our blazers to be as close to 100% biodegradable as we can possible get them. If our garments’ fibers are going to make their way to the ocean, then let them be edible! Synthetic microfibers are now found nearly everywhere – even at the bottom of deep ocean ravines. We are passionately opposed to this."
"We incorporated many design objectives (such as a pop-up collar and inside breast pockets), but above all else, an exceptional, comfortable fit for a variety of body types, with a truly transitional day to night design were critical. I had owned two blazers which I could wear anywhere and not look like I was heading into a meeting (although they were perfectly appropriate for the office). I wore these blazers until the linings disintegrated. A search to replace them ended in frustration, and culminated with the launching of Connecticut Country Clothing"