Ideal for summer, this multifunctional dress is made of a stretchy, comfortable polyester/spandex blend. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn. Suitable for a range of activities from a trip into town to hitting the trails, this is a versatile piece that is sure to become a wardrobe staple for warmer weather.
We know our customers like to know exactly what they're buying; we're not going to sugar coat it, but we are going to explain it. We've divided up all of the sustainable features we've identified across our product ranges and grouped them into three so you know how your purchase is making an impact: Think Nature, Think Welfare, Think People.
The Patagonia Women's Fleetwith Dress - Black has the following sustainability attributes...
A bluesign® approved product consists of at least 90% bluesign® approved textiles and/or 30% bluesign approved accessories. The aim of the bluesign® system is responsible use of resources, clean processes with controlled air and water emissions, safe processes for the workers and safe products for consumers. Bluesign® is an independent third party and sets out strict criteria for manufacturers and brands to follow to be certified bluesign. By buying bluesign®, you are guaranteed a product that has been made with the least harmful substances possible.
Find out more here: https://www.bluesign.com/en
This item is Fair Trade certified. Fair Trade directly improve the lives of the people who make the product you buy. Members of Fair Trade, i.e. the people who grow the coffee beans or make the product, are part of a co-operative. Not only is there a minimum fair price paid for their product, but there’s also an additional premium paid by the brand which the co-operative decides how to spend within their community. It might go towards a well for clean drinking water, better farming equipment or a community school. Fair Trade are strict on their compliance and certification, so you can be safe in the knowledge that a Fair Trade product is from a sustainable, properly paid supply chain.
Find out more about Fair Trade here: https://www.fairtrade.net/.
By recycling fabrics, we are not only stopping extra waste heading to landfill but also reducing the need for virgin fabrics to be created. Recycled fabrics can be anything from recycled polyester to recycled cotton and where recycled cotton is used, it's often offcuts from factory floors that would otherwise end up in landfill.
This brand partners with the Fair Labor Association (FLA). The FLA has a broader remit and does not just focus on the apparel industry. They aim to protect workers rights around the world and collaborate with universities, civil society organisations and companies to create sustainable working conditions. FLA have their own Code of Conduct based off the UN’s International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) standards. Affiliated companies must implement this Code of Conduct across their supply chain.
Find out more about Fair Labor Association here: https://www.fairlabor.org/.
|Alpha Size||Numeric Size||Chest||Waist||Hip|
|XXS||0||79 cm||62 cm||86 cm|
|0||81 cm||65 cm||89 cm|
|XS||2||84 cm||67 cm||91 cm|
|4||86 cm||70 cm||94 cm|
|S||6||89 cm||72 cm||97 cm|
|8||91 cm||75 cm||99 cm|
|M||10||94 cm||77 cm||102 cm|
|12||98 cm||81 cm||105 cm|
|L||14||102 cm||85 cm||109 cm|
|16||107 cm||90 cm||114 cm|
|XL||18||112 cm||95 cm||119 cm|
|20||117 cm||100 cm||124 cm|
|XXL||22||122 cm||105 cm||130 cm|
Top TipsChest is usually the best size predictor for tops and jackets. However, if your hip measurement is larger, consider buying the size indicated for your hips. Likewise, for legwear, hips are usually the best size predictor, but if your waist measurement is larger, consider buying the size indicated by your waist.
How to Measure
Chest: Measure around your chest, just under the armpit.
Waist: Measure around the waist at the smallest circumference.
Hips: Stand, feet together, and measure around the largest circumference at hips.
Although each Patagonia product is designed and shaped specifically for its intended use, to describe their fits, they use four categories:
Formfitting: conforms to the body’s contours.
Slim Fit: closer-fitting. Slim-fitting technical garments may be worn over baselayers and light midlayers.
Regular Fit: neither slim nor oversized. Regular-fitting technical garments may be worn over heavier midlayers.
Relaxed Fit: drapes loosely on the body.