We're Empire Street Style, a New York based sustainable and fair-trade clothing company.
Our mission is to help you Do Better, Live Better and Dress Better.
Every year, Americans buy 80 billion new items of clothing and dump 11 million tons of clothing into landfills. According to environmental documentary The True Cost, an estimated 40% of landfills are made up of used clothing textiles.The great news is there are many solutions to these problems. One of our goals is to help our customers educate themselves on reducing their carbon footprint. We believe that investing in Eco-friendly brands like ours is a great start to achieving this goal. We provide informative articles from experts on the environment that teach the importance of going green.
At Empire Street Style, we also believe it is crucial for us to invest in our own health and fitness. We aim to help individuals improve their bodies through balanced dieting and regular exercise: to truly Live Better. On our site, we’ve teamed up with top nutritionists and fitness trainers, sharing their tips on how to get the best results and achieve healthy goals.
Finally, we feature our private and exclusive line of athleisure t-shirts, sweatshirts, hooded sweatshirts, tank tops, leggings and jogger pants for men and women. The collection is Eco-friendly, and made in the U.S., because we take pride in helping the environment and supporting local manufacturers.Most of our sustainable fabrics are made with Organic / Eco-Friendly yarns and finished with environmentally friendly dyes.
ECO SUSTAINABLE APPAREL
All of our sustainable fabrics are made with Organic / Eco-Friendly yarns and finished with environmentally friendly dyes.
Facts about 100% Organic Cotton.
The amount of water needed for 1 kg of organic cotton is 7,000 L. compared to the amount of water needed for 1 kg of non-organic cotton is 29,000 L. Organic Cotton is the most skin-friendly, soothing, and harmless natural fiber.
This is the ideal material for protecting and cleaning newborn babies.
By avoiding toxic pesticides workers avoid health problems and deaths common in non-organic cotton production.
This also reduces production costs and farmer debts.
Yearly produced amount of organic cotton: 25,000 tons. This is only 0.1% of the worldwide production is organic cotton.
Cotton is the most pesticide dependent crop in the world. Every T-shirt uses a quarter-pounders worth of toxic chemicals. Organic cotton uses non. It is better for the land, the water and the people. 100% Organic Cotton is grown without harmful chemicals, leaving the soil, air and water free from contaminants that cause harm. Organic cotton produces around 46% less CO2e compared to conventional cotton. It also uses far less water to grow since organic cotton growers typically utilize rain far more than irrigation.
Bamboo is one of the most sustainable fibers happens to come from one of the fastest renewable resources. Bamboo grows incredibly fast and can do so with about a 1/3 less water to grow than cotton. Bamboo fabric is light, strong, soft to the touch and requires less dye than cotton.
RPET is another environmentally friendly fabric blend we use. RPET stands for Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate or recycled PET. RPET is made from recycled polyesters, recycled plastics and pure, 100% organic cotton.
Hemp is an exceptionally strong, durable, Eco-friendly fiber. This fabric has the feel of flannel and typically softens with age. Hemp is grown organically and doesn’t require insecticides or pesticides.
CODE OF CONDUCT
A share Commitment is our code of conduct for all our business partners and affiliates, including designers, guest bloggers, and vendors. This code of conduct is of utmost importance to Empire Street Style and embodies our commitment to our business and affiliates.
Empire Street Style is for all different types of people regardless of their race religious our cultural background. Whether you are Black or White, Hispanic or Islander, Asian or Native American, young or old, rich or poor, able or disabled, gay or straight Empire Street Style welcome you!