OUR CONSCIOUS PROMISE

KITX PROMISES TO BE AT THE FOREFRONT OF SUSTAINABLE DESIGNER FASHION GLOBALLY, BY CONSCIOUSLY SOURCING EVERY MATERIAL AND COMPONENT. THIS ETHOS GOES INTO EVERY STYLE WE CREATE TO MINIMISE IMPACTS ON OUR PLANET’S NATURAL PRECIOUS RESOURCES.

WE ARE COMMITTED TO BEING AN EXAMPLE OF TRUE STYLE FOR THE MODERN GLOBAL ERA, WE SIMPLY DON'T BELIEVE IN QUALITY WITHOUT HONESTY AND INTEGRITY.

 

MATERIALS

OUR DEFINITION OF ETHICAL AND ECO-FRIENDLY MATERIAL SOURCING IS BASED ON TWO FUNDAMENTAL PRE-REQUISITES:

·      TRACEABILITY CERTIFIED ORGANIC, RENEWABLE NATURAL, AND RECYCLED 'MANMADE' FIBERS SOURCED FROM FULLY TRACEABLE AND FAIR SUPPLIERS WHO ADHERE TO GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS. WE HAVE FULL ACCESS TO EVERY STAGE OF OUR SUPPLY CHAIN FROM FIBER TO PACKAGING.

·      NON HAZARDOUS WORKING WITH MATERIALS WHOSE MANUFACTURE AND PROCESSING IS NOT DAMAGING OR CONTAMINATING THE PLANETS NATURAL RESOURCES. THIS ALSO INCLUDES ENSURING THE HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF THE WORKERS WHO ARE FARMING, HANDLING OUR PRODUCTION AND THE END LIFE PHASE.

FOR INSTANCE, WE CHOOSE ORGANIC COTTON, GROWN USING NATURAL COTTON SEEDS WITHOUT CHEMICALS, OVER COTTON THAT IS GROWN USING GENETICALLY MODIFIED COTTON SEEDS AND TOXIC INSECTICIDES AND PESTICIDES. THIS CHOICE ENSURES CLEAN WATER IS PROTECTED, THE HEALTH OF WORKERS IS MAINTAINED, LAND QUALITY AND BIODIVERSITY ARE NOT UNDULY HARMED.

KITX IS CONTINUOUSLY SEARCHING FOR INNOVATIVE WAYS TO FURTHER REDUCE OUR IMPACT AND PARTNER WITH SUPPLIERS WHO WE FEEL ARE EXEMPLARY IN THEIR APPROACH TO SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL WELLBEING, INCLUDING ARTISANS WITH AGE OLD TECHNIQUES AND SUPPLIERS USING CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY.

 

FASHION MILEAGE PER STYLE

BY DESIGNING WITH INTEGRITY AND WITH THE FUTURE IN MIND KITX IS COMMITTED TO CREATING MODERN AND SEDUCTIVE DESIGN LED FASHION THAT HAS HIGH FREQUENCY DESIRABILITY, LONGEVITY AND 'MEND-ABILITY' RATHER THAN CREATING SHORT LIVED DISPOSABLE FASHION.

IN ADDITION, AND IN ORDER TO SUPPORT OUR CUSTOMERS TO REDUCE THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS WE ENCOURAGE OUR CUSTOMERS TO MACHINE OR HAND WASHABLE IN COLD WATER, MINIMIZE DRY CLEANING.

 

GARMENT MANUFACTURE TRANSPARENCY

AS A DESIGNER BRAND KITX CARE DEEPLY AND TAKE PRIDE IN THE MANUFACTURING PARTNERS WHO BRING OUR VISIONS TO REALITY. WE CHOOSE TO WORK ONLY WITH SEWING AND FINISHING CONTRACTORS WHO ARE COMMITTED TO QUALITY PRODUCTS AND HUMAN DECENCY WITHIN THEIR OPERATIONS. OUR SUPPLIER PARTNERS FOLLOW INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED STANDARDS FOR FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND SAFE WORKING CONDITIONS AND ADHERE TO THE KITX CODE OF CONDUCT.

IN ADDITION, KITX SUPPORTS THE TEN PRINCIPLES AS DEFINED BY THE UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT AND ADOPT SUSTAINABLE AND SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE POLICIES. THE UN GLOBAL COMPACT IS A PRINCIPLE-BASED FRAMEWORK FOR BUSINESSES, STATING TEN PRINCIPLES IN THE AREAS OF HUMAN RIGHTS, LABOUR, THE ENVIRONMENT AND ANTI-CORRUPTION.