Argot Swim is made exclusively from Italian Carvico Vita. Vita is a sustainable techno-fabric made of ECONYL regenerated Nylon. Vita is comprised of 78% recycled Nylon and 22% Elastane. Vita is the highest quality sustainably made performance fabric on the market. It's soft, breathable, ultra chlorine resistant as well as pilling and UV resistant. AEKO-TEX March Standard 100 certified. Global Recycled Standard certified.
Our Argot Novelty Tees are made with 100% certified organic cotton & EarthPostive© certified garment dye. Argot Novelty Tees are manufactured in India solely using renewable green energy from wind and solar power.
Our factory is located in Bali, Indonesia and fulfills all of the Indonesian Government's highest regulations of the treatment of employees, waste disposal & sanitation. Employees are paid over minimum wage, receive 13 months salary per year, free medical insurance, prescribed mediation and hospitalization all of which are extended to a spouse and up to 3 children. Lunch is provided daily, double wages for overtime and working conditions are on-par with western standards.
In addition, fabric scraps are donated to local charities who make them into salable goods & our factory donates monthly to Bali Street Mums, an organization which aims to help families escape a cycle of impoverishment.
Argot Swim is shipped in 100% recycled paper apparel mailers. Inside, your swim order is packed in a biodegradable product bag made from Tapioca. Our hygienic liners are plastic-free and compostable. We use zero-waste shipping labels made from 100% post-consumer waste paper with 100% post-consumer waste paper liner that is curbside recyclable. Each package contains a notecard made from 100% recycled post consumer waste.
2% Donated to The Ocean Cleanup ™
The Ocean Cleanup is a non-profit organization developing advanced technologies to rid the oceans of plastic. Argot Swim donates 2% of each sale to TOC.