Kowtow Park Cardigan
Kowtow Park Cardigan
Black oversized and long cardigan with a drape front and dropped shoulders. Features mid-length sleeves and patch pockets at side. Seed stitch with rib hem and narrow rib sleeve cuffs. Mindfully and responsibly crafted at a SA8000 accredited factory in India, where workers receive the following benefits: a living wage, social security fund, pension fund, paid holiday leave, sick pay, medical insurance, lunch subsidies, overtime pay, workplace unions, free transport to the factory, and 5% housing allowance. Worn with the Kordal Knitwear Sadie jumpsuit and Veja black Esplar LT sneakers. CARE Machine or hand wash cold separately (although hand washing is always better for your clothing and the environment!), do not soak or bleach. Gentle machine spin to remove excess water, dry flat in shade, low tumble dry, medium iron only if needed, drycleanable. To maintain garment quality, avoid rough surfaces. MATERIAL 100% certified fair trade organic cotton. ORGANIC COTTON / Kowtow only uses Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified organic cotton. Their cotton is grown from non-genetically modified seed, pesticide and herbicide free with sustainable farming practices such as crop rotation, biological pest control and composting. FAIRTRADE / All of Kowtow's cotton is certified by the Fairtrade Labelling Organisation (FLO). This ensures transparency in the production chain and protects farmers with a fair minimum price for their crop, as well as assists with community projects and empowerment.. DYES / Kowtow garments are all dyed using Global Organic Textiles Standard (GOTS) approved dyes which are free of hazardous elements such as nickel, lead, formaldehyde, amines, pesticides and heavy metals. Kowtow's dyeing unit is powered by rice husks, a renewable and non-polluting form of energy. MEASUREMENTS XS / chest 121cm, hem 111cm, front length 103.5cm, shoulder/sleeve length 61cm S / chest 126cm, hem 116cm, front length 105cm, shoulder/sleeve length 62cm M / chest 131cm, hem 121cm, front length 106.5cm, shoulder/sleeve length 63cm L / chest 136m, hem 126cm, front length 108cm, shoulder/sleeve length 64cm FIT Amy is 5'9" and wearing the S.
Founded by Canadian style blogger and all around cool girl Alyssa Lau, New Classics Studios is vocal about their commitment to quality, social responsibility and environmental awareness. Based in Edmonton, they curate the best sustainable and fair trade labels from around the world (Suzanne Rae, Kowtow, Kaarem, Study NY to name a few) to prove that you don’t have to give up aesthetics for ethics.
Kowtow’s design ethos goes from seed to garment as their commitment to fair trade and sustainable practices drives every detail of their everyday basics. Founded by Gosia Piatek in New Zealand, the contemporary fashion line uses only 100% fair trade certified cotton and works hard to ensure their employees from Kolkata, India receive fair wages and employee benefits. The brand is also dedicated to creating awareness about the imbalance in standards of living throughout the world.
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