Recycled Cotton Jeans Beanie Lucio
The striped cotton beanie Lucio is a cool unisex summer cap. Made with a yarn obtained from the recycling of old jeans, Lucio remains snug on the head and protects you from the sun.
COMPOSITION: 80% recycled denim cotton, 15% natural cotton and 5% other fibers. What are other fibers? The yarn that comes from old recycled garments hems and other finishes but cannot be traced.
WASHING CARE: The denim yarn is similar to the one of the classic jeans trousers. After a few times that you wear it, you can bring it back to its original fit by washing it at 30 °. If you decide to wash it by hand, firstly make a light centrifuge to drain the water, then dry it in a natural way by lying it on a horizontal plane: this yarn can be subject to stretching due to the weight of water.
The recycled jeans cap Lucio is knitted by Lena and Bruno, who are located 10 km from our office, with a denim yarn recycled in Prato.
The recycled cotton yarn from old jeans we use is RCS (Recycled Claim Standard) certified, this guarantees its traceability and sustainability.
For every purchase on our online shop we donate 2 € to a social impact project. Donations are equally distributed to the various associations. Learn more about the projects here.
FOR EU COUNTRIES: Free standard shipping in 3-5 days for all orders over 150€. Size change and free returns within 60 days.
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2 YEARS LOVE LASTS WARRANTY: All Rifò garments are handcrafted with passion, respecting high quality standards. If you ever find some manufacturing imperfection in Rifò products, we will repair them and return them to you as new. For more information visit this page.
The striped cotton beanie Lucio
When the sun on the beach is too hot, the knitted cap Lucio comes help you. Together with Nora crop top and Iole striped knitted bag, they form a little jeans capsule collection. A selection of accessories perfect for summer and for the seaside!
How it is made
The Lucio knitted beanie is made from old denim fabrics transformed into a new yarn. Its composition is 80% recycled cotton, 15% virgin cotton and 5% other fibers. Rifò jeans garments are almost unique pieces and cover all shades of blue, because no further industrial dyes have been used to make it, and the colors came directly from the old pair of jeans.
To make each Rifò denim garment we estimate that they have been recycled from two to five pairs of old jeans consuming only 80 liters of water, against the 3000 required by an identical virgin cotton garment. The result is a reduction of roughly 87% water consumption, 77% energy and 93% CO2.
Who made it
Rifò recycled jeans garments are truly made locally. They are made by Lena and Bruno, in their family lab about 12 km from us. Their knitwear is now specialized in the use of recycled yarns. Even if they occasionally drive them crazy, they are a great satisfaction for them.