MATERIALS & PRODUCTION
MATERIALS & PRODUCTION
The foundation of vous décidez is based on making products with materials that already exist. If we can use a beautiful fabric that has already been made instead of producing a new one, this will always be preferred. Sometimes we’re even lucky to find leftover materials that have already been made in a more conscious way than a lot of other stuff out there.
An endless strive to produce with a mindset that benefits the product's quality and longevity while optimizing waste - basically to be responsible in every aspect of the value chain.
Below is explained the core of our products and how we work with our production. This section will be updated regularly if we find an even better way to implement it into our operations.
The majority of the products are made from high-quality deadstock fabrics we source from all around Europe (mainly Italy). This means leftover and excess fabric that is already produced.
Sometimes we are lucky to even find deadstock fabrics that originally were made from organic and recycled fibers, or in another way produced more responsibly than a lot of other fabrics.
As a result of the above explanation no new fabrics are produced when making this kind of product and we have optimized waste.
We use organic cotton in specific products that needs a finishing touch, but only if we can’t find the specific fabric as deadstock. An example can be the rib on a t-shirt or the pocket lining in a pair of pants.
All vous décidez products are manufactured at a local factory in Barcelos, a small city in the Braga district, Portugal. We need to work with partners who treat their employees well and offer them proper working conditions - this way we know that our products are handled with a conscious mind. Because of the above explanation and that we enjoy knowing our partners well, we often take trips to Portugal to hand them a visit.
SHIPPING AND PACKAGING
Production deliveries from the factory to us in Denmark are all packed in both recycled cardboard boxes and recycled plastic bags.
When handling orders from both stores and online customers all products are shipped with recycled/FSC-certified cardboard boxes and in recycled plastic bags.
LABELS / HANGTAGS
All hang tags are made from recycled paper.
All neck tags are made from recycled polyester.