Sancho’s is the home of sustainable fashion and ethical lifestyle products. Our Black woman owned business is based in Exeter, UK where we believe in doing better, providing sustainable and affordable clothing options. Through activism and spreading awareness, we are working towards a kinder world. Shop our transparent pricing collection here, our Organic Cotton Bestsellers here and read more about us here.
Girlfriend Collective is at Sancho’s now! We can barely contain our excitement, and this is why…
Quality, representation and sustainability drive this conscious activewear brand. With beautiful neutral colours, Girlfriend Collective make you look and feel incredible during all of your high intensity activities like running, yoga and, of course, binge watching your favourite series.
Girlfriend Collective strongly believe that plastic bottles look better on you than in landfill, that’s why their leggings and sports bras are often made from Recycled PET. This incredible fabric is created by crushing your old used water bottles into tiny pellets. These are then made into polyester, the main part of your activewear. Certified by the Taiwanese government, Girlfriend Collective make sure that no corners are cut when it comes to bringing you the best quality sustainable activewear.
It’s not just in the creation of the fabric that Girlfriend Collective value the environment, but in the dying process too. The wastewater from the dyes are treated at their own on-site water treatment facility, and only once the quality is up to a healthy standard can it be released. This helps both the wildlife in the surrounding area, and the communities who depend on the waterways for their daily life.
Girlfriend Collective’s fabrics are also all certified with Standard 100 OEKO-TEX. This means that your gorgeous clothes contain no harmful substances, from the yarns to the final product.
Alongside sustainability, Girlfriend Collective value their people too. Certified by SA8000, they follow standardised guidelines to protect workers’ rights, good working conditions and fair pay. These strict conditions make sure Girlfriend Collective’s slow fashion ethos runs through all aspects of their business, from the recycling centre in Taiwan to the female run Vietnamese factory.
At Girlfriend Collective, their transparency means you know exactly what goes into your activewear. With gorgeous style, colours and quality, not to mention their incredible sustainability commitments, can you see why we’re so excited?
Go check out our new activewear from Girlfriend Collective here!
Written by Alice Smith