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Magenta Threads

Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: Australia

Magenta Threads is the slow-fashion studio of Kate Pitman, a Melbourne designer and maker for many years who believes in traditional skills and making high quality garments that transcend seasons.

Magenta Threads sustainability rating


4 out of 5


4 out of 5


4 out of 5

Overall rating: Good

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Magenta Threads'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'. Its products are manufactured in-house by the owner. 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 'good'. It does not use fur, leather, wool, down, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora. It uses silk.

Magenta Threads is rated 'Good' overall.

Last updated November 2020