A dress of milk? Yes, coming soon!by Samantha Thouret
When I started searching for organic fabrics for our first ethical kids collection, I had not expected to discover so many natural fibers! There is ample choice: linen, banana fiber, hemp, alpaca, lyocell from eucalyptus, Lenpur from white pine, Ingeo fiber fromcorn sugar, fiberglass nettle, organic cotton, coconut fiber, bamboo fiber, apple leather and milk fiber.
What’s in my clothes? Not these toxic substances.by Heleen Devos
When we started out, Samantha and I had no idea of how toxic the fashion business really is. In the two years we have been working at The Extra Smile, we have read and researched many articles and sources, and we have felt shocked, scared and angry while reading them.
Then, when we applied for referencing by the French app Clearfashion, we learned about the health harzards of some toxic substances.