- Bhalo (Bengali for ‘good’) is a label that supports and sustains rural producers and artisans in Rajshahi, Bangladesh, through the Thanapara Swallows Development Society—a Fairtrade organisation that not only supports local skills but helps assist with the village school and daycare for 250 children.
- Garments are made from naturally dyed, AZO chemical-free, hand-loomed cotton. ‘Slow’ techniques like hand-looming fabrics, as well as hand embroidery and appliqué, produce almost zero CO2 footprint.
- Waste is minimised by re-using all material scraps, which can even be used in the creation of new garments for the next season collection.
- The Thanapara Swallows Development Society is an internationally approved member of the World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO) and ECOTA Fair Trade Forum, Bangladesh.