As a design company, Gresham Blake understands that we all have a part to play in protecting the environment and the people in it.
Better working conditions, sustainable materials, and processes that leave little impact on the Earth are issues that we care about.
The GB 45 Collection is made out of recycled plastic bottles.
Each suit is made out of 45 plastic bottles.
The Suits are also ‘Affordable’. Retailing at £295, we think very competitively priced.
The collection so far is made up two cloths, a Navy Pinpoint and a Grey Pinpoint, both available in Single or Double Breasted Options, for Men and Women. In addition, women have the option for a skirt or trouser suit.
Another bonus, is that these suits are machine washable at 40 degrees. So this reduces the need for damaging chemicals used in dry cleaning processes, which also may be damaging to the environment and to yourselves.
The bottles are sourced using various socially compliant sources such as: Identified collection agencies, Reverse Vending Machines and collection drives at events
BOTTLES TO FLAKE
The bottles are cleaned, washed and crushed to create plastic flake
FLAKES TO FIBRE
The flakes are melted down and extruded to make fibre
FIBRE TO SUIT
The fibre is then processed into fabric.
THE FACTORIES WHERE WE MANUFACTURE
Gresham Blake operates only with highly ethical practices. We expect the same from all of the partners we work with. The core mill we use is attached to the highest standard of compliance within oek-tex (STEP). It is also Gold Wrap, sedex and GRS approved, which are all international seals of approval for eco-friendly manufacturing policies.