location: United Kingdom
Our ratings are based on a scale from 1 (We avoid) to 5 (Great)
Katharine Hamnett's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a medium proportion of eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. It manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint. There is no evidence it minimises packaging. Its use of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.
Its labour rating is 'good'. It is a member of the Fair Wear Foundation. Its final stage of production is undertaken in the European Union, a low/medium risk region for labour abuse. It traces most of its supply chain. It is unclear whether it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain.
Its animal rating is 'not good enough'. It uses leather and exotic animal hair. It states that it sources wool from non-mulesed sheep. It uses recycled down. It does not use fur, exotic animal skin or angora.
Katharine Hamnett is rated 'Good' overall.