Could your child’s school uniform be harmful?

Hi Everyone, We would like to share with you this blog post which was written by our lovely guest blogger Jeanette Hewer.   It’s that time of year again. Feet are frantically being measured, new uniforms bought, items labelled, and parents up and down the country are thanking their lucky stars that iron on labels have been invented. The end of summer is nigh and everyone is preparing to go back … Read More →

Fashion Revolution: The Irony Of Classroom Ethics

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BACK TO SCHOOL: THE IRONY OF CLASSROOM ETHICS Hi Everyone, We would like to share with you this blog post, which was posted by Fashion Revolution today. We are proud and very excited to be part of this initiative. Together, as a consumer, parent, or educator we can all make a difference!   by Maddie Sinclair 14/08/15   While rolling down the supermarket coffee aisle with my trolley back in … Read More →

5 things to avoid when choosing school uniforms this “Back to School” season

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Hi Everyone, As the school year coming to the end, it won’t be long before we have to start getting everything ready for the next academic year. Here are the 5 things to avoid when kitting your kids out for school. Polyester – traps the heat, doesn’t allow the skin to breath Most school clothes are made from either a polycotton mix or plain polyester. Polyester (PET) is a plastic … Read More →

‘The True Cost’

Hi everyone, We just wanted to share with you that we are really excited about, and look forward to the release of a new documentary, which premiered in Cannes this year – ‘The True Cost’. It sounds like an interesting and enlightening enquiry into the world of the garment industry. The film director, Andrew Morgan believes there is now greater awareness and openness towards learning the truth about the true … Read More →

5 ideas for ethical and sustainable Christmas

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Hi everyone, It’s that time of year when we all start getting excited yet stressed about Christmas. Wouldn’t it be great if we could enjoy Christmas while knowing that our actions won’t have a negative impact on the environment? With only 14 days to go here are 5 ideas to get you started on a sustainable and ethical Christmas. 1. Buy smart, think green Choose gifts made ethically or from … Read More →

Keep warm and cosy this winter with our new organic cotton range

Banner sweatshirts

Hi everyone! Here at EcoOutfitters we’ve been very busy beavering away behind the scenes and we’ve got some really exciting news to tell you – we’ll be launching a range of new and exciting products at the end of this month! It might seem strange to bring a new collection of school uniform at this time of the year, however, there is a very good reason behind it. Natural fabrics … Read More →

The environmental cost of non-organic cotton

Environmental impact of non organic cotton

Hi everyone! We hope you’ve settled in to the new school year and your children are all enjoying their exciting learning experiences! Here at EcoOutfitters, we’re incredibly proud of our range of sustainable school uniforms. We had a vision to supply environmentally friendly school clothes for children, and we knew there was one thing we would never compromise on – our 100% organic cotton. Although cotton is often portrayed as … Read More →

Low-cost school uniform: a high price to pay

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Hi everyone! We hope you’ve enjoyed this amazing summer and have shared a whole host of magic moments and memories with your children these school holidays. So the new school year is nearly upon us. Have you purchased your kids’ school uniforms yet? Well, before you race off to the supermarkets to stock up on low cost items, it might be worth considering this… Have you ever stopped to wonder … Read More →

Why school uniform should be polyester free

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Hi everyone! We trust you’ve managed to successfully make it to the end of the school year, and are raising a glass of well-deserved wine to celebrate – congratulations! We know from experience that all that juggling is definitely harder than you think! And for those of you who are about to embark on the school journey for the first time – or who have new children starting in Reception … Read More →

Make a difference this ‘back to school’ season

Organic cotton

  Hello and welcome to our blog!   We’re Irina and Marina and we’re both mums of boys who have recently started primary school. As we prepared for our sons’ First Days, we were surprised by the lack of availability of environmentally friendly, ethical and sustainable school uniforms, tailored from smart designs and made from natural, hard-wearing fabrics. So… we did something about it! It’s taken a grand vision, a … Read More →