Pillars of Circularity
Through this process, we extend the life of garments, and keep them out of out of landfill, reducing their impact on the environment.
2. Locally Made in Small Quantities:
Who Made my Clothes?
Your Upcyled garments are made by a small team of machinists in Knysna. Alexa, Zita, Babes, Lindo, Leyemma & Josephine!
Your 'Sustainably Made'/new garments are produced by a CMT in Cape Town, headed by Naeema and Chantal.
How to Rethread?
What to do with your Rethread garments, if/when you are ready to part ways?
If your Rethread pieces are still in wearable condition (clean, with minor/no defects) we suggest you pass them on to somebody else! Why not make a little extra cash & save the planet at the same time?
Here are some of our favourite Resale options available in South Africa
Online Resale Platforms: Upload your second-hand items online & sell directly to buyers.
Consignment Stores: Take your clothing to a consignment store where they price & sell the clothing on your behalf for a commission on the retail price.
Afraid of Mice (CT)
Wizards Vintage (JHB)
If you are not in the mood to go through the resale process & your items are still in good nick - donate them to a charity store.
Any other charity store in your local area
Did you know you can take any textile waste to an H&M store and they will ensure your garments are recycled.