The Insights of Recycled Cotton

Instead of just regular cotton or organic cotton, Komrads uses recycled cotton. The fast popular gaining fabric is used at Komrads for the ICNS collection. The upper, inside lining and laces are fabricated with the reusable fiber.  But, what is recycled cotton actually? And how is it made?  Well, there are two main components for […]

Our factory is certified!

Recently our factory in Portugal has obtained several certifications from global institutes. And that is on top of the ones that they already have! The factory has regained its status for the second year in a row and is officially PME Lider 2021. Created by IAPMEI to distinguish the best small or medium-sized companies based […]

The Fashion Revolution Week

Today is the start of Fashion Revolution week! This year, from Monday 18th to Sunday 24th April, the annual campaign will take place. This campaign is the world’s largest fashion activism movement. This week the revolution wants to reinvent a just fashion world for people and planet, by letting people actively participate in online or […]

Juttu Pop-Ups

Did you know that we now have pop-ups in Juttu stores? Yes, that’s right! Our sneakers are now showcased and available in 6 different Juttu stores across Belgium. Juttu is a Unique concept store with more than 100 local and international brands for your home and your wardrobe. Our Komrads corner will still be there for […]

KOMRADS X HERO ON SOCKS

Komrads x hero on socks

Did you know that we throw away 640.000.000 pairs of jeans in Europe every year? That’s unthinkable! Komrads strives for a circular future, where we can recycle waste into new usable materials. We thought that a partnership with the sock brand Hero On Socks was a good move. Hero On Socks started with one main […]

#PlasticBagFreeDay

PLASTIC BAG in sea

International Plastic Bag Free Day, is a global initiative that aims to eliminate the use of plastic bags. Plastic bags may seem like a grocery shopping convenience, but they are also a huge strain on the environment. It can take up to 500 years for plastic bags to disintegrate, so they make up a large […]

Our iconic sneaker wrapped in a sustainable jacket

boy & girl wearing komrads new icns collection vegan sneakers

Finally it is here, our ICNS 2.0 collection. The iconic classic you know, but better! The arrival of the APL trainer made us think twice about taking the ICNS to the next level. With the Komrads philosophy in mind, we thought it was time to make a sustainable switch with the ICNS as well. The […]

Who made my Komrads?

Group of workers in factory holdig sign 'I made your shoes'

Have you ever thought about the environmental impact of what you’re wearing?   This week, Fashion Revolution week (19-25th April) is all about gaining a deeper understanding about the social and environmental impact of what you wear. It’s already the 8th year that the Fashion Revolution week takes place. It started back in 2013, right after […]

We vote green! What about you?

Year 2020

Maybe one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Hunting for the best deals. Some of you are waiting for a long time for this day, postponed all purchases until now. Name it ‘Black Friday’. We all are familiar with this day. The most of you have already participated once, but from our point of […]

The real story behind your t-shirt

FAST FASHION FACTS

Fashion Fact #1: worldwide, we buy more than 80 billion new items of clothing each year. That’s an increase of 400% since the year 2000. Fashion Fact #2: 85% of discarded fashion items ends up in landfills. (95% of discarded clothing can be recycled or upcycled)  Fashion Fact #3: Fast Fashion uses A LOT of […]