Once you've seen the sun set in Africa, you'll never be the same. Africa was where THR3EFOLD's journey was born and it will always hold a special place in the heart of founder as it does many people. So in honor of Black History Month here's 5 great reasons you should consider manufacturing in Africa.
You may be hearing some chatter about digital printing and wondering if that's right for your team. Is it sustainable? Is it cheaper? Is it the best strategy for your production? Let's find out.
By Jessica Kelly, Founder & CEO, THR3EFOLD
Does publishing your factories make you more sustainable? The short answer is no. Listing your factories does not make you more ethical or more sustainable, it simply makes you more transparent. Your factories could be great or they could only be mediocre (I hope not worse) but that doesn’t mean they are better than other fashion brands who choose not to list their factories openly.
In the 70’s, polyester changed the fashion industry. It was cheap, durable, and easy to clean. However, years later we began to learn the toxic properties and their problem on the environment. Today textile science seems to be advancing yet again and in a much more eco-friendly fashion. Here’s the 5 most surprising (and yummy) ingredients making sustainable textiles the latest trend in fashion.