active bra - tommy - black

SFr. 49.00
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Description

this square neck bra is super supportive and made from 10 recycled plastic bottles. it comes with a nice low back and a smooth, double-lined finish. it also has a built-in support band that sits under your bust and is perfect for getting you through medium-impact workouts like boxing, biking, or just lounging at home. 

Material

79% recycled plastic bottles (RPET) and 21% spandex

Fit

regular fit. choose your normal size.

size guide (measure over your bust with a tape measurer):

XXS 76 - 79cm
XS 81 - 84cm
S 86 - 89cm
M 91 - 94cm
L 96 - 102cm
XL 104 - 109cm
XXL 112 - 117cm
XXXL 119 - 127cm
4XL 129 - 137cm
5XL 140 - 145cm
6XL 147 - 153cm

Details

- designed for medium-impact workouts
- square neck and back
- 2.5 cm strap width
- built-in support band
- full coverage
- soft yet sturdy construction with four-way stretch

Care

caring for recycled polyester

wash up to 30 degrees (this is always the most sustainable choice when using a washing machine) and use a fabric bag to keep your items from breaking because of zippers. to avoid microplastics from floating to the oceans, use a guppyfriend washing bag.

what is recycled polyester?

most often recycled polyester is made out of industrial waste or post-consumer plastics like PET bottles. turning PET bottles into clothing means grinding, melting and extruding new fibers.

why love recycled polyester?

taking what is already there and giving it new life is super cool already - but recycled polyester is also super versatile! from waterproof bags to silky smooth fabrics you can do so many things. 

recycled polyester production

producing recycled polyester uses up to 90% less water than regular polyester. still you have to be careful and only choose certified recycled fabrics. we think there are pros and cons with this fabric.  the main pro arguments: keeping plastic away from landfills and the ocean and a waterproof and stretchy fabric - just like polyester, but uses less energy to make. still, recycling has its boundaries and recycling uses a lot of energy too. also, recycled polyester can still release micro plastics.

Production

ethically* made in vietnam by girlfriend collective

*girlfriend collective's factory is certified by Social Accountability International – SA8000, and it has a Code of Conduct that covers all of the ILO Four Fundamental Freedoms principles. it monitors health and safety issues through a third-party audit of its final production stage, ensures payment of a living wage in some stages of production, and traces most of its supply chain.