We make our abstract shapes organic jumper from 100% organic cotton velvet. It has split sides, dropped shoulders and long sleeves. With an oversized fit, it is comfy and easy to throw on. The abstract shapes and vibrant colours are really playful and make a statement with any outfit.
The velvet is really soft and has a nice stretch to it. It is also breathable, insulating and does not irritate the skin. Moreover, cotton is long-lasting and is easy to maintain (it does not pill, can be machine washed and it does not hold on to bad smells).
We hand make each top in our workshop in Nottingham, England. Each item is made-to-order, minimising fabric wastage.
We make our velvet jumper from 100% Organic Cotton.
Organic cotton is more sustainable than regular cotton because the process is based on long-term thinking. Organic cotton farming does not use synthetic insecticides, fungicides or fertilisers. Healthy soil is instead maintained through crop rotation. This prevents the loss of nutrients into water bodies and avoids both water pollution and the need for artificial fertilisers. Organic cotton farming also uses significantly less water than ordinary cotton, whereby farmers rely mainly on rainwater. Find out more about organic farming at the Textile Exchange!
The labels we use are made from recycled fabric that is OEKO-TEX standard 100 certified. We also package the product in recycled paper.
A great resource on sustainable fashion is the Fashion Revolution. This resources includes information on what to consider when choosing where and what to buy. For example, which fabrics should you look for and which brands are making efforts to make their supply chains more transparent and ethical.
As a brand that value sustainability, we also strive to post informative content on sustainable matters on our Instagram account @fordandguy
women of UK sizes 6, 8 and 10
women of UK sizes 12, 14 and 16.
women of UK sizes 18 and 20.
If you are concerned about size and fit, please get in touch and I will be happy to accommodate changes to the design.
The female model in the photo is a size 8, is 5ft 6” tall and is wearing the small.
Machine wash at 30 degrees C. Drip dry and iron on medium heat. Do not bleach.
To waste less water, energy and to make your clothes last longer:
-wash at cooler temperatures;
-wash your clothes less often;
-and don’t tumble dry.