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Studio 189

Rated: It's a start

price: $$$$

location: United States

Studio 189 is an artisan produced fashion lifestyle brand and social enterprise based in the US for men, women and children.

Studio 189 sustainability rating


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Overall rating: It's a start

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Studio 189's environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. It makes products by hand to reduce its climate impact. There is no evidence it minimises packaging. It uses low impact non-toxic dyes in all of its products. 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 social enterprise that provides jobs for artisans in Ghana. It traces most of its supply chain including all of the final stage of production. It is unclear whether it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain.

Its animal rating is 'it's a start'. It does not use fur, down, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora. It uses leather, wool and silk.

Studio 189 is rated 'It's a start' overall.

Last updated November 2021