5 episodes

There’s a new sustainable brand in town: ECHTE. Whether you’re just beginning to learn about sustainable fashion, or you’re a fashion-conscious veteran, it can be difficult to determine just what sustainability or other buzz words like transparency, eco-friendly, fair fashion, or even ethical, mean within the context of fashion. For that reason, we created the ‘Wear your values’ podcast.

Wear your values ECHTE

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There’s a new sustainable brand in town: ECHTE. Whether you’re just beginning to learn about sustainable fashion, or you’re a fashion-conscious veteran, it can be difficult to determine just what sustainability or other buzz words like transparency, eco-friendly, fair fashion, or even ethical, mean within the context of fashion. For that reason, we created the ‘Wear your values’ podcast.

    Episode 5: The final piece of the puzzle

    Episode 5: The final piece of the puzzle

    Come with us to Istanbul, Turkey in this final episode to meet the people behind Kaya and Sarptex who are just two of the suppliers that make the sustainable ECHTE collection come to fruition. But how did it get to this point where sustainability is such an important aspect of the brand? All it takes is one push - one spark - to want to change things.

    Intro music by Andrew Davidson and Maibritt Sommerlund. Additional music by Maibritt Sommerlund.

    Tango de la noche by Wayne Jones.

    • 24 min
    Episode 4: The clothes that you wear, the skin that you're in

    Episode 4: The clothes that you wear, the skin that you're in

    What does a blogger and a chemist have in common? No, this isn’t the beginning of a joke, but instead it should be a subject that everyone needs to talk about: chemicals in our clothes. It’s hard for consumers to know what kind of chemicals their newly bought clothes have been treated with, but there are ways to find out or even avoid the dangerous substances all together.

    Also in this episode: find out what exactly polar bear blood has do to with the fashion industry.

    Intro music by Andrew Davidson and Maibritt Sommerlund. Additional music by Maibritt Sommerlund.

    • 18 min
    Episode 3: Do the math

    Episode 3: Do the math

    The new clothes that you’ve bought might have traveled more than you have. At least, that’s if you buy any generic t-shirt or a pair of jeans. Come join us on a trip that takes you around the world just to give you an idea of the immense toll manufacturing garments takes on our world.

    Intro music by Andrew Davidson and Maibritt Sommerlund. Additional music by Maibritt Sommerlund.

    Sources:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Savar_building_collapse
    https://www.greenpeace.de/sites/www.greenpeace.de/files/publications/es_reicht_leporello_mode_konsum_e01081_150528.pdf
    http://www.okotex.dk/om-oeko-tex/sundhedsskadelige-stoffer/
    https://truecostmovie.com/
    https://www.agrifarming.in/cotton-farming-guide/
    https://thegreenhubonline.com/2018/01/16/20-facts-about-the-fast-fashion-industry-that-will-shock-you/
    https://cottonaustralia.com.au/cotton-library/fact-sheets/cotton-fact-file-interesting-cotton-facts
    https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/dyeing-textile-sector-water-risks-adidas
    http://labourbehindthelabel.org/working-hours/

    • 19 min
    Episode 2: The whole package

    Episode 2: The whole package

    Okay, so it’s sustainable, but is it fashionable? ECHTE might be good for the planet, but it’s also very important to look stylish and fly. Meet Thomas, owner of the fashion store TTLL, who’s very particular about the clothes in his store and why he saw a fit with ECHTE. But more importantly, the peculiar way that he found out about ECHTE. Some things just happen by chance - is it fate?

    Read more about ECHTE on echte.dk or on instagram: echeofficial.

    Intro music by Andrew Davidson and Maibritt Sommerlund. Additional music by Maibritt Sommerlund.

    • 19 min
    Episode 1: Fact or fiction

    Episode 1: Fact or fiction

    What’s in the word sustainability? Does it mean eating nothing but kale and walking around in old, tattered clothes? Embark on a journey with us as we try to uncover the real meaning behind the word and ask ourselves the question: Can you both be sustainable and fashionable?

    Read more about ECHTE on echte.dk or on instagram: echeofficial.

    Intro music by Andrew Davidson and Maibritt Sommerlund. Additional music by Maibritt Sommerlund.

    • 17 min

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