Over the past few months the world has been turned upside down in a way that we have never seen before in our lifetime. During this time the business world has seen winners and losers and will continue to do so over the coming years.
At Impact Trading and Cotton Roots we have seen this as a time for change and reflection. It has helped us look at new opportunities and ways to grow and one thing that is definitely clear is that British and ethical manufacturing is becoming more and more important to our customers.
This has paved the way for us to help new ethically led fashion brands start up in an easy and cost effective way by introducing the ‘Your Brand’ section to our Cotton Roots website.
A catalogue of organic cotton and recycled fabric unbranded stock garments that can be branded with the customer’s own label, embroidery and print.
Each garment is priced to include the professional sewing in of a label, this can either be supplied by us or by the customer. They can then opt to add on embroidery or print to customise the garment. Orders in the ‘My Brand’ range can start from as little as 50 mixed garments which makes it a low cost start up investment.
If you would like to browse the range of ethical clothing in the range please visit our website, if you would like more information or a quote please contact us on 01908 511051 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
It has been exciting, impatiently waiting for them to arrive. Now the warehouse is filled to the brim with boxes full of them. We have royal blue, red, navy and black. We thought students would be interested in them as these young people seem to be particularly socially aware, committed to Fair Trade, and want to take action.
We thought the interest would come from students at college or university.
But after only a few weeks of the hoodies being delivered we have had lots of interest from schools. They pupils want to wear Fair trade garments for school trips and special events. We embroider or print logos or designs created by pupils onto them. I have enjoyed talking directly with six formers who have been a pleasure to collaborate with. It is these young people who are taking responsibility for placing and looking after orders for their groups and teams.
In a nutshell early days yet but it looks like we have a Fair Trade garment that is going to be popular – which means that we can we can order more, help create fairer working conditions in the garment industry in India.
It has been quite difficult – but finally we have our new stock on the way. Just a few more weeks.
Yes in October the result of lots of hard work is paying off. Our hoodies will not only be Fairtrade certified but they will also be made with certified organic cotton. We have designed the hoodies so that they will be particularly suitable for students and university student uniongroups in particular. We have found htem to be one of our top customers and particularly committed to Fairtrade clothing.
We will have available black, navy blue, red and royal blue. These will match our range of polo shirts and t shirts. I am excited by the quality. It is my passion that Fairtrade garments must be very good quality. I wanted them to better than the average hoodie available, still be a good price and most importantly that we can supply the same garment reliably over and over again. I think we have achieved this so once again it is exciting times at Cotton Roots. You can take a look at them here fairtrade, organic hoodies