Fit: regular fit
The Simple Mountain t-shirt was inspired by a passion for the mountains. Designed and hand drawn in collaboration with illustrator Alice Bowsher.
The Level Collective was started by Sheffield, UK based designer Mark Musgrave. Mark collaborates with illustrators and artists to create unique prints that celebrate the outdoor life that he loves.
- 100% Organic cotton
- Factory powered by renewable energy
- Factory committed to social and ecological standards (GOTS certified, FWF audit)
Organic cotton: GOTS certified supplier in India
Screenprinted in Sheffield by a small scale screen-printer.
Idioma work with a sourcing partner that help emerging brands to source ethically and sustainably. The factory where this t-shirt is cut and sewn is located in Tamul Nadu, India and is visited regularly by the partner. All overtime work at the factory is voluntary and audits report that 60% of workers do not carry out overtime. Read the FWF report here.
Level Collective designer Mark Musgrave has a close working relationship with the artisan screen-printer he works with.
Environmental impact and materials
The use of organic cotton (Global Organic Textile Standard-certified) protects the environment and also farmers who may suffer ill health when coming into contact with the intensive fertilisers and pesticides used in conventional cotton production.
Factory where the t-shirt is cut and sewn is powered entirely by renewable energy (most of which comes from 30 massive wind turbines).
This t-shirt was screen printed water based inks. Most commercial screen printers use plastisol inks which contain PVC and phthalates that can be harmful to the environment.
AREAS FOR DEVELOPMENT
GOTS living wage policy currently only requires that national legal standards are met. Level Collective's supplier is working on projects that explore calculating a living wage and it would be good to see this work continue.
100% Organic Cotton