TEXTILES AND MANUFACTURING

- TEXTILES -

NO HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS ARE USING DURING MANUFACTURE MINIMISING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AND ENSURING THE SAFETY OF OUR CUSTOMER’S SKIN.  
 
THE SHELL 
CONSTRUCTED FROM A BLEND OF LIGHTWEIGHT WOVEN LUXURY JAPANESE NYLON SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO MIMIC THAT OF A NATURAL FIBER RESULTING IN A COMFORTABLE AND  A NATURAL FEEL. THE OUTER SHELL IS DESIGNED TO RESISTS THE EFFECTS OF CHLORINE, SALT WATER, SUNLIGHT AND ABRASION. THE FINISHED MATERIAL IS ENGINEERED TO SIT COMFORTABLY ON THE BODY, THE PERFECT AMOUNT OF STRETCH FOR COMFORT AND A SOFT, BEAUTIFUL QUICK-DRY FEEL.
SKIN.  
 
THE LINING
THE LINING IS A BLEND OF LIGHTWEIGHT WOVEN NYLON AND LYCRA SOURCED FROM ITALY TO ENSURE STRETCH AND COMFORT. THE LINING IS DESIGNED TO SIT LIGHTLY AND COMFORTABLY AGAINST THE BODY DRAINING ANY EXCESS WATER AFTER SWIMMING.
PRINTING
 PRINTING SUBLIMATION PRINTING IS A TECHNIQUE THAT USES HEAT SENSITIVE INKS. THESE INKS TURN INTO GAS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF HEAT AND COMBINE WITH A 100% POLYESTER MEDIUM. SINCE THE INK BECOMES PART OF THE STRUCTURE OF THE MATERIAL, THE IMAGES ON THE FABRIC DO NOT FADE OR CRACK - EVEN AFTER MULTIPLE WASHINGS.
TESTING

 ALL FABRICS HAVE UNDERGONE STRINGENT LABORATORY TESTING FOR SALT WATER CORROSION AND CHLORINE COLORFASTNESS TO ENSURE GARMENT LONGEVITY.

 

-  MANUFACTURING -
THIS PROCESS MUST BE SLOWED AS IT IS AT THE FOREFRONT OF DIFFERENTIATING THE BRAND. WE WANT OUR SWIMWEAR TO BE MADE TO THE HIGHEST QUALITY USING SMALL SCALE PRODUCTION TO ENSURE THIS. TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES ARE INCORPORATED INCLUDING PATTERN MAKING AND PRINTING THE MAIN FABRIC IN AUSTRALIA.
MANUFACTURING IN AUSTRALIA ENABLES EVERY STEP OF DESIGN AND PRODUCTION TO BE DIRECTLY OVERSEEN. WE KNOW WHERE OUR MATERIALS ARE SOURCED AND ARE IN CLOSE CONTACT WITH THOSE CREATING THEM. MANUFACTURING LOCALLY ENABLES THE ENTIRE PROCESS TO BE SIMPLIFIED THROUGHOUT EACH STEP.
SOURCING
WE ATTEMPT TO SOURCE LOCAL MATERIALS FIRST- IRRESPECTIVE OF COST. ALL OF OUR CUTTING AND SEWING IS COMPLETED IN AUSTRALIA. VIRTUALLY ALL OUR PRODUCTS ARE MANUFACTURED IN OUR PARTNERED AUSTRALIAN FACTORY USING SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS AND METHODS ALONG WITH EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGIES AND ECO-FRIENDLY PRACTICES.
LABOUR OUR MANUFACTURING PARTNERS ENGAGE WORKERS THAT ARE PAID AND EMPLOYED UNDER AUSTRALIAN RATES AND WORKING CONDITIONS.