We take great care in working with our
apparel suppliers to ensure that the products available in this store meet certain criteria. As you would expect,
our suppliers source products from around the world in order to provide customers with as much variety as possible.
Most of the products available through this web store are sourced overseas.
To ensure good standards of employment practices we expect our suppliers adhere to the following standards:
To comply with all relevant local and national laws, particularly on: working hours and conditions, health & safety,
rates of pay, terms of employment and minimum age of employment.
We work with suppliers that deal with manufacturers that all have either published
social responsibility programs or are certified suppliers such as those that are approved
by the Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP)
organization - an independent, non-profit organization dedicated
to the certification of lawful, humane and ethical manufacturing throughout the world - or are part of the Fair Labor
Association (FLA) - a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending sweatshop conditions in factories worldwide.
Specifically, we do not knowingly offer products that exploit the environment, animals or
the people involved in the product's production and supply or are from companies that test on animals.
We do not knowingly sell products which contain materials known to be hazardous to people and other living things,
such as: CFCs, Asbestos, Halons, PCBs, Carbon tetrachloride, 1, 1, 1-Trichloroethane, Tetrachloroethylene,
Lead and its compounds, Cadmium and its compounds, Mercury and its compounds, Chlorinated paraffins, PVC,
TBT (tributyl tin), and Chromium VI. Specifically, we do not knowingly sell products that are on the
State of California Prop 65 List of Carcinogens and Teratogens.
Many of the suppliers we deal with hold the Oeko - Tex standard. This standard contains analytical tests for specified
harmful substances and gives limiting values based on scientific considerations. A manufacturer whose product meets the
requirements set by the standard is licensed to use the registered mark or label "Tested for Harmful Substances according
to Oeko-Tex Standard 100" on their products. Others may hold accreditations to
organization such as EcoCert International
in order to establish a product's genuine Organic status.
You are welcome to email us if you think that any of the products in this web store do not adhere to the
standards set out above.