eocas + cashmere   10

working title studios | sustainable luxury fashion
About taken from German Sustain Concept*:

"After working together successfully for many years, fashion designer Antonia Goy and architect Bjoern Kubeja launched their own fashion label in 2018. Here, exquisite tailoring meets timeless elegance and sustainable, enduring design. Working Title uses only the finest natural materials such as mulesing-free wool, cashmere, organic silk, organic cotton and Tencel from certified European manufacturers and rejects man-made fibres in order to minimise harmful residues through wear and disposal. The collections are manufactured in Germany, Italy and Poland."

* German Sustain Concept is a programme initiated by the Fashion Council Germany under the auspices of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) with partners Neonyt, the global hub for fashion, sustainability and innovation of Messe Frankfurt, Bikini Berlin and Showroom.de.

Based in Berlin

HAG
Fashionmeetsorganic  Brand  sustainablecompany  sustainablefashion  eco_brand  Organic_Fabric  natural  Germany  berlin  wool  Cashmere  Silk  Tencel  europe  Man-made 
march 2019 by eocas
Philippe le Bac Cashmere & Co
Cashmere brand which started 1936 in Paris / France but then set dust until 2004 take-over by the PLB Group which is registered in Hong Kong but operates (also manufacturing) in Shanghai.
450 resellers worldwide and 20 own stores in Greater China of which 10 in Shanghai.
Design office in Europe

Their cashmere is sourced directly from goat herders in Mongolia with semi-domesticated goats.

For Spring and Summer collection blends cashmere with silk, bamboo, modal and milk jerseys. Also paired with denim, leather and other accessories.

HAG
Cashmere  mongolia  HongKong  Shanghai  China  France  Brand  wool  Silk  bamboo  modal  Fashionmeetsorganic 
november 2018 by eocas
Cashmere and Camel Hair Manufacturers Institute (CCMI)
About:
"The Cashmere and Camel Hair Manufacturers Institute (CCMI) is an international industry organization representing the interests of producers and manufacturers of camel hair, cashmere and superfine wool fiber, yarn, fabric and garments throughout the world.

In 2006 CCMI formed the Superfine Wool Council to add superfine wools to its mission of promoting the accurate labeling of noble fiber products and to engage in education of the public about, and private enforcement of, national and international standards governing the labeling of such fine wool, cashmere and camel hair fiber, yarn, fabrics and garments. CCMI is proud of its objective to maintain the integrity of cashmere, camel hair and superfine wool products throughout the world.

CCMI provides a forum for industry leaders world-wide to meet and discuss important issues and to identify workable solutions for the common good of the industry. CCMI represents the interests of members at both national and international levels and works with appropriate government bodies and other non-government organizations whose activities affect the industry.
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CCMI supports testing laboratories worldwide on the improvement of their animal fiber testing ability by conducting an annual Round Trial and by providing laboratories with animal fiber sample collections and other materials.

CCMI also supports research institutes in the development of new animal fiber identification technologies applying leading-edge science, such as Protein Analysis and DNA Analysis."

Based in the USA.

HAG
Fashionmeetsorganic  Agrachina  Cashmere  Manufacturing  Industry  NGO_NPO  USA  Legal  Quality_Control  Organization  wool  Fibres  yarn 
november 2018 by eocas
Lou Dungate
About:
"Lou Dungate is an eponymous label, based in London. Focussing on sustainable production and luxury natural fibres, the core collection comprises of cashmere scarves and accessories. A self-taught knitter, Lou created knitwear professionally, by hand, for seven years and founded an award-winning wool shop before launching the label. Dedicated to promoting a slow and ethical lifestyle, Lou eschews the traditional fashion model in favour of creating timeless pieces of the finest craftsmanship, for a life well lived.
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All Lou Dungate pieces are made with yarns spun in a family-owned mill in Italy that is over 50 years old. The mill is committed to the highest possible ethical and environmental standards of cashmere production.
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The paper tags used on Lou Dungate products are fully recyclable and biodegradable, made with pulp that is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
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By 2020, our aim is to establish a circular fashion model by offering repair services and recycling facilities. The beauty of working with natural fibres means that Lou Dungate knitwear can be felted, to create new products like slippers and coats."

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Fashionmeetsorganic  Cashmere  UK  sustainablefashion  Brand  luxury  Scarf  accessories  knit  Ethical_fashion 
november 2018 by eocas
Mongolia's 'Cashmere Princess' Expands 1436
Article on how Erdos / Ordos company / city is rolling out a new luxury cashmere brand with global ambitions. Interesting are also the technical details of a new highest-grade of cashmere fiber which makes out of 1g hair up to 120m yarn. HAG
Market_Report  Cashmere  import_fashionmeetsorganic  Fashionmeetsorganic 
september 2014 by eocas
Zephyr Paris
Beijing-based silk / cashemere scarf brand. HAG
Silk  Cashmere  Scarf  import_fashionmeetsorganic  Fashionmeetsorganic 
november 2013 by eocas
CASHMERE CRUSH
Beijing-based brand using purely cashmere from Mongolia. Also sold at AnyShopStyle / Kim's Closet (Yangsu Kim ) and with an own headstore

HAG
wool  brand  Cashmere  import_fashionmeetsorganic  Fashionmeetsorganic 
december 2012 by eocas
Knitwear in cotton, wool, mohair, cashmere!
Sweden Gothenburg-based online shop who claims to produce their knit-wear on their own hand-steered knitting machines.

20110623/HAG
Online_Shop  knit  cotton  wool  Cashmere  Mohair  import_fashionmeetsorganic  Fashionmeetsorganic 
june 2011 by eocas
ERDOS
ERDOS is located in the inner-mongolian city Ordos. Not unusual for a Chinese company, they are also doing business in coal, electricity, metallurgy and chemistry.

I've seen their print ads in several high class magazines. They are leading an industry cluster for cashmere and velvet in the Dongsheng district of Ordos, this district holds 30% of the world's cashmere market share:
http://www.articlealley.com/article_1484557_47.html

They claim to have 1500 retail stores in China which makes them to one of the few real brands in China and they are aspiring to become world famous and have retail shops in 7 international locations, amongst them L.A.

They hired designer Kevin Young in 2007 to found the brand 1436 to position them as high-end fashion brand and opened flagship stores in Shanghai and Beijing:
http://www.labbrand.com/brand-source/erdos-1436-identifies-importance-visual-identity
20110401/HAG
Cashmere  Retail  Brand  designer  Velvet  import_fashionmeetsorganic  Fashionmeetsorganic 
april 2011 by eocas

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