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Talking Sustainability with Zealous Clothing Founder Marie

If you're into water sports, sustainability and looking after our oceans is highly likely to be on your mind A LOT. You experienced first hand the changes in our oceans that have been happening over the last decades. It's our playground, we couldn't live without it and try to protect it as much as we can.  But it's a huge task that often might seem too big for us as individuals to even make the smallest dent in. You hear it everywhere, "buy sustainable products", you see all these swimwear companies changing to recycled fabrics. But is it really as simple as that? Does this actually mean the product you buy is more sustainable? We spoke to textile engineer & Zealous Clothing founder Marie,...

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Meet The Maker: Claire of Olas

Recently our eco collection welcomed new labels from our home shores here in the UK. One of them is Olas. A British start-up of eco-friendly surf and yoga leggings by Devon based designer Claire Deacon.  Claire is not new to the world of fashion. She uses her knowledge and experience from the industry to try and make a more positive impact to the environment and society.Read on to find out more about Claire and her leggings made from recycled plastic bottles. What's the background story of Olas? Could you tell us a little more about how Olas was created? The idea came to light in 2016.  As an ocean enthusiast living in Devon I became very aware of plastic pollution. I found...

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Olas Ocean Tribe

As awareness of plastic pollution in our oceans is spreading slowly (thanks to David Attenborough for the recent boost in media attention), we hope it has reached you. We also hope your consumption is taking a slower pace. Leave fast fashion behind.First of all it doesn't last, wash it once or twice and you probably ruined it already.Furthermore, you are helping to destroy this beautiful planet of ours. Not just nature, but society. Don't turn a blind eye. Be curious. Do you know where the clothes were made you are wearing right now?If you do, are you proud of where and how they were made?Is that feeling worth every penny you spent on your clothes? Choosing carefully what you buy and wear will not...

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