This product is handcrafted on demand by designer Eileen herself, or by one of the tailors in her team, in their studio in Chinatown, New York. Each garment is made with pride, and everyone involved in the making gets fair pay for their work.
Supporting Traditional Skills
By doing all work in-house, from the pattern making to cutting, stitching, colouring and then the sewing process, Eileen supports local craftsmen, and are giving economic growth to her community. This way of doing production also supports craftsmanship that in many ways is about to be forgotten.
Reducing waste with Made to Order
Eleen focuses on highly innovative patterns, reducing the waste to the max. All items are produced, on demand, not before you order them, which also saves the environment from overproduction
By producing in small batches and on demand, Eleen is part of the new way of thinking production, where we do not overproduce.
Low carbon footprint
By doing her production at site locally where she is situated, With this product the leather is also sourced locally and is from livestock situated in the USA. Eleen reduced her footprint both in regards to travel miles and in regards to the production process.
The small amount of chemicals used in the colouring and tanning process is treated in a controlled manner where use is kept to a minimum and treated in a controlled manner where no chemicals run out into the agricultural landscape, and everything is stored and disposed in a proper manner.
The raw material in this product is defined as Holistic Leather. This implies that the animal is not killed for its skin, but is instead a byproduct from food production.
Made to Last