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Who owns Lucy and yak?

Who owns Lucy and yak?

Chris Renwick
Lucy & Yak’s founders, Chris Renwick and Lucy Greenwood (‘Yak’ comes from the name of their old VW camper van) explain: “We’re reducing our already low environmental impact by working with organic and recycled materials in over 95% of our range.

Where are Lucy and yak clothes made?

So here’s Lucy & Yak in a bit more detail…. All of our clothing is made in India. We found a region in North India renowned for its independent tailors and initially worked with eight different small businesses to see which one shared our core beliefs.

Is Lucy and yak American?

Lucy & Yak began life down under in New Zealand, after Chris and I decided to quit our jobs and travel across the world. Here, we spent hours sewing on the beach, making tobacco pouches from old clothes which we sold to travellers.

How is Lucy and yak ethical?

Lucy & Yak’s environment rating is ‘great’. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) cotton. It uses renewable energy in its supply chain to reduce its climate impact.

Is Lucy and yak British?

Following the success of working with our partners and teams in India, we wanted to bring skilled textile jobs back to Yorkshire with the same ethical production ethos. Barnsley used to be home to thousands of garment workers and a thriving textile industry.

Is Lucy and yak vegan?

Unfortunately, Lucy & Yak dungarees are not certified as vegan. According to the customer support team, it is because the dye used isn’t certified as vegan.

What did Lucy and yak do?

Lucy & Yak were also one of the many fashion brands who flooded Instagram with a sea of black squares and were one of the few to also link anti-racist resources and petitions, donate to anti-racist organisations and amplify Black-owned businesses (though some felt that they were slow to act and were only prompted by …

Are Lucy and yak true to size?

Our dungarees are designed to be a little oversized so if you’re in between sizes, we’d probably recommend sizing down, unless you’d prefer a super loose fit.

Is Lucy and yak AB Corp?

They are B Corp certified and are also currently giving 10% of their profits to NHS charities.

Is Lucy and yak controversy?

Last September a dispute broke out on social media between ethical clothing brand Lucy & Yak and a group of influencers and writers. Among the charges levelled against the company was an accusation of fatphobia, with critics accusing it of ignoring its plus-size fanbase.

What happened with Lucy and yak?

The crux of the problem is that Lucy & Yak hijacked the size inclusivity conversation without creating adequate safeguards for its plus-size customers and without doing the internal work first to dismantle their own fatphobic and racial biases. Lucy & Yak have since released an official, more polished statement.

Should I size up Lucy and yak?

Our dungarees are designed to be a little oversized so if you’re in between sizes, we’d probably recommend sizing down, unless you’d prefer a super loose fit. Do you have plus size or petite ranges? Yes, all of our products are available in sizes 4-32.