Long Sleeve T-Shirt
Through various iterations, designs and samples, SPA landed on this, their 6th and final iteration of the "perfect" oversized long sleeve T.
Long-sleeves that hang with a nice bunching effect, tight around the wrist yet loose elsewhere on the arm. Heavyweight, low iron, 230 GSM jersey (premium t-shirts are usually max 160-180 GSM) 100% organic Pima cotton Twin needle-stitched hems and neck for long-lasting wear. Premium ribbed, wide-rimmed neckline keeps its shape without stretching or sagging
100% Organic Cotton.
Materials: All of SPA’s products are made from GOTS certified organic cotton. The garment swing tags are made from recycled paper. Any unused material is recycled for other projects.
Production: The garments are assembled in a third-generation family business, situated in the English Leicestershire countryside, the brand have a close relationship with the factory and are in regular contact. SPA only work with suppliers that abide by the ETI Base Code, an internationally recognised code of labor practice by the International Labour Organisation, ensuring all employees are paid and treated fairly, and have full autonomy over their employment.
Packaging & Delivery: If the brand ships via air, they offset the carbon emissions. All packaging is biodegradable.
Use: Cold wash and hang wherever possible to maintain longevity and reduce environmental impact.
Responsibility: 1% of SPA’s revenue is donated to Crisis U.K, the U.K’s national homelessness charity. SPA also have a relationship with Berlin’s Rise Foundation, helping provide clothing, medicine and conversation to Berlin’s homeless community.
Disposal: SPA are still working on their end of life practice.