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Variety Hour

Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: Australia

Variety Hour is a Melbourne based fashion label helmed by textile designer Cassie Byrnes.

Variety Hour sustainability rating


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Overall rating: Good

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Variety Hour's environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including Tencel Lyocell. There is no evidence it minimises packaging. It manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals. It has a limited production run to minimise textile waste.

Its labour rating is 'good'. Most of its facilities are certified by Ethical Clothing Australia. It ensures payment of a living wage in some of the final stage of production. It audits all of the final stage of production.

Its animal rating is 'good'. It does not use fur, leather, wool, down, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora. It uses silk.

Variety Hour is rated 'Good' overall.

Last updated February 2022