“No matter how a piece of clothing looks, it cannot be considered beautiful if, in producing it, the environment is destroyed or people are exploited. When deciding on what to wear, we all have an obligation to consider how it’s made and the impact that process has on the planet and its people.”
The rayon crepe (eco dry cleaning recommended) we used is rescued deadstock fabric that was left over from a larger fashion house. By using deadstock fabric we save hundreds of thousands of gallons of water annually and keep the planet clean.
“I’ve been in the clothing industry for fifteen years, and I’ve done a lot of jobs, but sewing is definitely my favorite part of the process.”
Lucas has worked on every type of garment imaginable in his fifteen years in the industry—tops, pants, dresses, jackets, you name it! He says outside of work he can usually be found reading; religious books are his favorite but he loves all sorts of novels, too.