Avada Interior Design

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  • Location of Brand is based in Australia, does not secify brand head offcie, where the clothing is designed or manufactured. Fabric Content is specified, up to 92% of polyester for tops.Using 92.5-95% cotton, does not specify origin country or location of cotton textile grown or manufactured.
  • No About Us information, only a shop front, up to 80% cotton, no provenance on manufacturing country/location, no provenance on cotton textile, printed, no information on print materials/processes used. Failed transparency
  • Sells bundles, this has a positive impact on environment, less transport, energy wastage. No Transparency: Cotton Tee's are 100% however, no provenance on origin of cotton country on cotton tees or any of the garments listed. No listed country/factory location of manufacturing, no listed HQ location, no supply chain info. Slip on shoes, very underpriced for a footwear item, questionable supply chain fair pay, material not listed, likely plastic. No About Us info
  • Images look to be well constructed, durable pieces. 60-80% wool blended with polyester coats, leather boots, quality workmanship. Are socialy aware brand, support International Women's Day. No Transparency information on textile, manufacturing, factory worker provenance or positive environmental impact. Blog posts: no mention of sustainable internal/supply chain practices/commitments. Blog posts provide fashion and restaurant food reviews.
  • Artists works printed on clothing, credits artists by name, uses 80-100% cotton. No Transparency: does not state location of brand, location of HQ, country/location of manufacturing. Does not state where cotton is sourced.
  • Uses 100% cotton for tshirts, wool felt and leather materials for Fedoras, has a recycled page where anyone can resell their vintage collectable good quality tshirts, keeps fashion circulaiting and econmics circulating. No Transparency: no informtion on provenance of cotton or textile fabrics source country/location, manufacturing, processes, no information of internal/supply chain sustainability practices.
  • Local brand based in Sydney, collaborates with other businesses re location, uses sustainable materials for shirt's; rayon fabric plus coconut shell buttons, uses 100% cotton, mentions manufacturing but doesn’t state where that happens. No Transparency: no manufacturing location provided. Does not mention textile processing location, manufactuirng. Does not provide transparency into internal/stakeholder supply chain sustainable practices.
  • Caye Collection has cut out plastic in packaging and swing tags, only using paper packaging. 100% Cotton for T-shirts. Negative Impact: Fleece is 100% synthetic, polyester, (plastic, petroleum based derivatives) in the manufacturing of fleece yarn, this has a negative impact on the 5 indicators. No Transparency: supply chain, where are textiles sourced from, where is cotton sourced from, where are products made? How does all of these impact on people and communtiies.
  • Appreciates the artistic and hand illustrated component, designed with circularity in mind, slow and smaller manufactured runs, (will not do fast fashion), knows some supply chain information, manufacturing team audits partnering factories, consciously chose to go with factory that (no location listed) provides, safe working conditions, no child labour, standard pay, paid overtime available if wanted. Transparency required for original sourcr of textile supplier chain including social, environmental and economic impact.
  • Use of natural materials, Australian wheat straw, Australian wool, leather, Australian owned business. Circularity component to raw materials/textiles being used, grown in Australia which has a positive impact on our Circular Economy. No Transparency: where hats have been made, location, factory, positive/negative impact from manufcaturing not available. No Transparency for internal/stakeholder supply chain sustainable business practices.
  • Uses 100% cotton, No fabric content information provided, Does not list supply chain information; origin of textile fabric, textile production, manufacturing, social, environmental and economic impact.
  • Knowing your supply chain is key to transparency, this brand is big on positive social, environmental and econimic impact. Oceanhaze jewellery donates 10% of its profit to Marine Conservation Society as well as sourcing recycled silver from photographic and industrial sources. A big circular fashion tick.
  • Use of Terry Cloth and cotton. Durable designs and quality manufacturing. Transparency Required: No fabric content information provided, Does not list supply chain information; origin of textile fabric, textile production, manufacturing, social, environmental and economic impact.
  • Cazinc the Label is the winner of 2021 Ethical Fashion Award, focus on slow fashion and circulairty, have internal sustainable practices such as low waste cutting, techniques, minimal manufacturing runs, design on quality over quantity, timeless so that the designs are not 'this seasons on trend', can be worn for years, sustainable, recompostible and natural packaging. States ethically produced polyester however no transparency on this, including no supply chain where textiles are sourced or manufacturing location, fashion workers information is lacking.
  • Buddha Wear offer good transparency into every aspect of their business, use of natural materials, transparency into manfacturing supply chain, moving away from non linen fabrics for sustainable reasons. Gets a big tick from us.
  • Able to demonstrate manufacturer holds fair trade and social certificates for ethical fair work conditions, fair pay, including anti child labour. (did not mention which certification). Know the fabric location, Mentions fabric supplier, who has sustainable awards, circularity of fabric (REPREVE REPREVE), listed all fashion and economic factors. Lacks transparency on local community and environmental impact of manufacturing.
  • Cotton is pre-shrunk, Designed in Australia, for extra tall men. Growing young men go through pants at speed as they won't stop growing, this brand meets that need and solves a personal sustainable fashion issue. Shirts come with warranty, sell bundles which is great for the environment. Transparency Required: No fabric content information provided, does not list supply chain information; origin of textile fabric, textile production, manufacturing, social, environmental and economic impact.
  • Casa Amuk have taken great length to source a sustainbale form of long fibre cotton with less pilling characteristics, making it a more sustainable longer lasting fibre from Peru, which is handpicked. The brand knows the location of the family run factory in Peru and in China. Safe, ethical procedures are followed. A slow artisian technique is used to process cotton enhancing durability where the garment will have a longer life with good care.
  • Jewellery is made to order, using slow process; lost wax casting, (oldest method of jewellery making) using most respected casting house in Sydney, Australia. Uses 925 Sterling Silver, 9ct Gold, rodium plated. Transparency Required: supply chain information required on where gold, silver and stones are sought from, positive/negative impact on 5 indicators not known.
  • Tons of Transparency in supply chain, real time in house printing by order, using plant friendly materials in clothing range from fabrics to printing. Clothing is made in Australia, carefully chosen manufactureres. Cotton is sourced from Australian farmers, using Better Cotton Initiative, 90% reduction in herbacides/pesticides. Dyeing process is OEKO-TEX Certified, have trialled biodegradable. packaging but still trying to source reliabe packaging. Offers practical and simple 'how to' ensure longevity wear and clothing care.
  • Each design is made to a particular amount of units. Young urban brand has great potential to build following and community by introducing sustainabilitily measure within and in supply chain. Transparency Required: not list supply chain information; origin of textile fabric, textile production, manufacturing, social, environmental and economic impact.
  • Polyester/Spandex and polyester fabrics are a huge micro-plastic issue for our water ways and oceans. Need greater transparency of the social, environment and economic impact of these fabrics within the supply chain. A better choice of sustainable fabrics would position this brand better within the industry.
  • DALMOUR clothing in designed, printed in Melbourne, Australia using local artists, embroiders and printers. Fabric used range from combed organic cotton, to 100% cotton, some products don't have a fabric composition listed. Supply chain transparency is best IndeeFactor has seen where DALMOUR lists the Factory name, location, employee numbers, the gender break up, wether they have a working committee, additional benefits, certifications and when the factory was last audited. Factories are selected based on quality output and high audible worker standards. Transparency Required: Supply chain for 100% cotton and other fabric provenance. Where cotton and textile production sourced. impact on people and local environment.

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