Wolven is an American activewear and swimwear brand founded in 2013. In-house designers Kiran Jade and Will Ryan create patterns inspired by nature to make sustainability sexy. It uses vibrant colors inspired by Indian art, celebration, and the roots of yoga.
Wolven believes that we should do whatever we can in our power to protect our home, the Earth. Beautiful fashion should not come at the expense of our planet.
Wolven makes clothes that help with athletic performance and confidence. It uses material is free of harmful and toxic chemicals and gives a second life to plastic waste, and helps keep plastic out of ecosystems.
Sustainability Rating: 5/10
For: Women, men
Type: Sportswear, loungewear, swimwear
Style: Casual, exotic, boho
Sizes: XS-XL, 2-14 (US), 4-16 (UK), 32-48 (EU), 6-18 (AU)
Fabrics: Polyester, spandex, modal
100% Organic: No
100% Vegan: No
Ethical & Fair: Yes
Producing country: United States, China
Certifications: OEKO-TEX, GRS
"We believe being active connects us to our environment, so we create innovative activewear that gives back to the planet. Designed in Downtown Los Angeles with sustainable fabrics, each style is produced in small batches. For the nature-lovers at heart, these earth-inspired prints are designed to instantly transport you to the magic of the sacred outdoors - even if you’re powering through asanas inside."
Wolven encourages people to learn, change their ways, celebrate, and better our environment. It works daily to make an impact and provide inspiration for humans everywhere.
Wolven believes that dressing sustainably shouldn't come at the expense of your sense of style or your sense of self. It creates prints to empower your every movement.
Wolven wants to make sustainability sexy and takes major resolutions to implement sustainability practices. It believes believe that a collective effort can change our trajectory towards a healthier, more verdant planet.
All Wolven pieces are wrapped with a minimal piece of hemp twine and packaged in a reusable, 100% recycled poly mailer or bio-degradable paper box.
To create its clothes, the activewear brand uses a large proportion of recycled polyester made from post-consumer waste such as plastic bottles. It also uses man-made cellulosic materials such as Carbon Neutral Modal from sustainably harvested wood-pulp fibers.
Wolven produces most of its clothes in China. Clothing pieces made of Modal are manufactured in Los Angeles. It demands that its partners abide by a strict code of conduct but doesn't share it publicly.
The sportswear label ensures health and safety, fair and legal wages, and fair working hours. All of its suppliers are independently certified to guarantee high ethical standards and environmental practices.
Wolven doesn't sell any clothing made from animal-derived materials but it doesn't state that the brand is 100% vegan either.
Wolven has partnered with Climate Neutral to address its carbon footprint. It measures its greenhouse gas emissions and purchases carbon credits to offset its footprint.
However, Wolven doesn't show any measurement of its water usage, pollution, and waste across its supply chain. It doesn't have any clear sustainability goal or timeline to improve in the future either.
Discover Wolven sustainable collections at wolventhreads.com.
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