Idioma Organic "Balatapa" Sweatshirt in Green

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  • Organic Cotton Blend (85% organic cotton, 15% recycled polyester)

  • Regular Fit | Raglan Sleeves
    350gsm Midweight
    Embroidered Detail

  • Celebrating Culture

  • Made in Dhaka - Bangladesh
    See product footprint

  • UK: free delivery 3-5 working days
    Europe: £5 delivery 5-8 working days
    Rest of world: £15 delivery 8-20 working days

  • Questions about item?
    Email orders@brotherswestand.com

Brothers notes: Feel bright in Idioma's "Balatapa" Sweatshirt; Sanskrit for "Heat of the Morning Sun", this design celebrates the beauty and warmth of the sun and all the energy it brings to us. 

Idioma, derives its name from the Spanish for language. Phrases from around the world focusing on freedom, exploration and nature adorn Idioma’s collection and are accompanied by playful illustrations.


Product Footprint

Idioma Organic
strong points
  • Organic cotton Blend
  • Cut & sew factory audited by Fair Wear Foundation
areas for development

Idioma's sourcing agent visits the factories producing their sweatshirts frequently to follow up on corrective action plans from Fair Wear Foundation audit reports. Gradually increasing wages and reducing overtime are issues included in the discussions though they remain challenges to the factories.

suppliers

Cut & sew: Dhaka, Bangladesh (audited by Fair Wear Foundation and GOTS Global Organic Textile Standard)

Rayon thread for embroidery: Madeira Threads (REACH, ISO 9001-2008, OEKO-TEX®)

Embroidery: Embroidered by Doves Clothing in Suffolk, UK. (EU regulations)

worker conditions

Idioma have partnered with a sourcing agent who help emerging designers source sustainably and ethically. This agent visit factories daily during production to monitor working conditions and ensure nothing is subcontracted out to un-regulated factories. Each of the factories is also independently audited by the Fair Wear Foundation and GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard).

Idioma visit Doves Clothing regularly during production and enjoy a close working relationship with them.

environmental impact

Organic virgin cotton protects the environment and health of farmers from the damaging intensive fertilisers and pesticides conventionally used.

The 15% recycled polyester (made from recycled plastic bottles) makes for a more durable and longlasting sweatshirt. 

Idioma’s sourcing partner encourage factories to employ strict waste control and use energy efficient machines.

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