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Get to know: Under The Same Sun

Posted in Buy less, choose well, Features, Interviews
by Micaela Sundberg on 25 May, 2016

Every week we highlight a brand from our Sustainable Brand Index. Under The Same Sun is a Swedish based eco-friendly yoga-, surf- and beachwear brand.

Under The Same Sun is a Swedish based eco-friendly yoga-, surf- and beachwear brand. The label is developed for the environmentally conscious consumers who are not willing to compromise their ideals on behalf of fashion. It offers products with minimum impact, by choosing the right suppliers, building long-term and trusted business relationships and develop a product with good quality leaving as little waste as possible.

The label works with low impact textile such as recycled polyester, Tencel and organic leather. Their custom made fabric is made from recycled water bottles that cuts down on energy, water and chemical use as well as waste material.

Make it last chats with Under The Same Sun’s founders Emelie Lindgren and Anna Engellau.

What inspires you? 

– Our collections are always very personal, they are always inspired by what is going on in our lives. It could be a favourite place we love to travel to, or more serious thoughts about how we are all connected. Pretty much anything can be interpreted in to something creative, in our case we can be creative in our prints.

How do you hope to develop your sustainability offer? 

– Change is definitely in the air, a lot of sustainable fabrics are developed every year, which also expands our possibilities to design in a more sustainable way.

Please tell us about this summer’s most environmentally friendly piece.

– It’s hard to choose just one! But our summer favourite is our body suit made of recycled polyester and GOTS certified fabric. It is both sustainable and of high quality. To be honest, what really makes a garment to a possible favorite is the versatility of how to use it. It’s not only for swim, surf or yoga – make a sunny day’s outfit complete by combining your Under The Same Sun piece with a pair of jeans shorts or a skirt and you are all set!

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