Subtropicalia

Subtropicalia is a Mexican clothing brand based in Guadalajara, founded in 2015. Our main inspiration is freedom and nature, how we perceive the world inside us and outside: the self identity. Important references for us are architecture and poetry. We seek for an exercise that connects the body to the piece. The objective is a metaphor to find self discovery while getting dressed.
Our pieces are made by the talented women that work in our studio, each of them focused in an specific area inside the production. We work with organic materials such as cotton, bamboo and linen. We are proud to be a slow fashion brand that take action not only in environmental subjects but also -and very important- in the human resource. We take this last point very seriously, because we are sure that knowing yourself, taking care of yourself will definitely contribute not only in our results but in every process of our work.

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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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This collection is entirely made in the designer’s studio and/or by an artisan collective of fewer than 10 people.

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This collection has been made using at least 90% plant-based ingredients or materials.

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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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The brand producing this collection has a net zero carbon footprint.

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