Each season we use a range of fibres to sit alongside our staple fibres; Extra Fine Merino Wool and John Smedley’s Cotton – all are traceable, and exacting to standards that meet environmental sustainability, social & ethical standards, fair trade and animal welfare.

Extra Fine Merino Wool & Imperial Kashmir Blend

Certifications of Sustainability are awarded by...

Traceability & Fashion Detox
This is a voluntary scheme which aims to make the fashion industry traceable: it is possible to track each batch from the entry of raw materials up to the finished product

Health & Textile Association
Aims to protect the health of consumers in textiles &fashion. It works together with the Italian Ministry of health, the NAS, the Local Health Authorities and the Public Prosecutor’s Offices to prevent and combat the spread of harmful products.

John Smedley's Sea Island Cotton & Imperial Kashmir Blend

Certifications of Sustainability are awarded by...

Oeko-Text Standard 100
This certification guarantees the absence of toxic substances throughout the whole production process, from raw materials, to semi finished and finished products.

Viscose & John Smedley's Sea Island Cotton Blend

Certifications of Sustainability are awarded by...

Enka FSC Certified Viscose
This certification ensures viscose is classed as a ‘responsible fibre’ according to the FairtradeTextile Standard by non-profit organisation Fairtrade International. All the viscose is FSC® certified, using wood from certified sustainable forestry. They have also developed their own
Wood Pulp Procurement Policy in order to promote sustainable forest management and the protection of ancient and endangered forests.

Oeko Tex Standard 100
This certification guarantees the absence of toxic substances throughout the whole production process, from raw materials, to semi finished and finished products.

ISO 9001
This is an international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organisations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.