Why sustainability matters? Our beautiful planet has suffered the effects of our ways of producing, consuming and living. Climate change is now a pressing issue and taking action has become a necessity. Being more sustainable is not about being prefect but doing our best to change what we can in our daily lives. One way to start is through fashion.
DEFINITION OF SUSTAINABILTIY
"Sustainability encompasses a wide range of areas"
We have defined a range of different sustainability standards that accompany each brand. One brand rarely has them all but they are good indicators to know in which areas the brand is making an extra effort.
LOCAL AND ARTISANAL PRODUCTION
LABELS AND CERTIFICATIONS
WHAT WE PROMOTE
It is important when choosing to add new clothes to your closet to think about how long you will be keeping them. The quality is an important aspect to avoid having to throw new pieces after a few washes. We encourage buying durable items.
In order to avoid waste and to support a circular economy, we have introduced ESSCODE pre-owned that offers a selection of second hand pieces.
We encourage our customers to upcycle their clothes when they have defects due to wears. We will also be offering some tips and tricks to embellish old clothes.
It's a good sustainable alternative to buying. You can find more and more places that offer renting services locally. We will be promoting some of them through our platform.
HOW WE CHOOSE OUR BRANDS
Our brands are carefully selected according to two main criteria: