AKASO

Belgian high end sustainable fashion created from the face and body art of the Kara tribe in Ethiopia.
Every single print in the Akaso clothing and leather bags collection is the exact reproduction of a body painting motif created by a Kara tribe artist on their face and body. The Kara people are famous for their abstract body painting art. Akaso pays each artist as a Western free lance designer. The Kara invests these proceeds in sustainable projects improving the livelihood of the entire Kara tribe community.
The entire Akaso collection is manufactured in Europe, exclusively with European sustainable materials, such as Tencel, organic cotton, merino wool, alpaca, precious wools and Italian calf leather.

VAT: BE0567701903

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Workers are paid a living wage; no child labour or human trafficking is involved in the production of the collection; the factory is compliant with all local environmental regulations.

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Hides or textiles in this collection are sourced as a by-product of the food industry, population control of wild animals, and/or free-range farming.

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The materials in this collection are free from AZO dyes and phthalates.

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At least 1% of this brand’s sales go to a charity partner.

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This collection has been produced on a small scale, with environmentally sensitive production methods; the constituent materials have been sourced sustainably, and conserve biodiversity.

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All packaging in this collection is recyclable, recycled and free from petroleum based plastics.

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$524