Recycled Jeans Cotton Unisex Cardigan Billie
The Billie oversized cardigan is made of yarns obtained by recycling old jeans, which come in various shades of blue. We've created this richly detailed braided college cardigan by alternating different shades and knitting stitches.
- 510 gr
- 3 colours
- Oversized fit
- Cable stitch
COMPOSITION: 80% recycled jeans, 15% natural cotton and 5% other fibres. What are other fibres? The yarns from hems and other trimmings in old recycled garments that cannot be traced.
WASHING CARE: The denim yarn of our sweaters behaves similarly to that of classic trousers. After a few wear , you can bring it back to the original form 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 bord: this yarn is very subject to stretching due to the weight of water.
The Oversized cardigan Billie is made locally, by Lena and Bruno, who are located 10 km from our showroom. Denim yarns recycled in Prato.
The recycled yarns we use are certified.
For every purchase on our online shop, we will donate 2€ to the social impact project Nei nostri panni, cenciaiolis to be, which aims to create a school for ragmen, the artisans of textile recycling. Every donation will support the training of young people coming from the local immigrant reception centres.
Free standard shipping in 3-5 days for all orders over 150€ for EU countries. Size exchange and free returns within 60 days. For shipping times and costs see our table. You can choose Repack, the reusable packaging.
2 YEARS LOVE LASTS WARRANTY: All Rifò garments are handcrafted with passion, respecting high quality standards. If, during two years from the purchase, 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 Oversized Unisex Cardigan Billie
The new Rifò recycled jeans sweaters collection is inspired by the world of tennis and sport. Garments that refer to a college style, easy, ready to be worn every day, but always with some particular detail or finish.
How it was made
This sweater 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 sweaters are almost unique pieces and cover all shades of blue, because no further industrial dyes have been used to make it, and the colors come 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 sweaters are handcrafted by Lena and Bruno, the most beautiful couple in knitwear, in their little family workshop 12 km away from us.
Thanks to presale it’s possible to get a discount and avoid creating overproduction.
For presales that are longer than 2 weeks, the closer you get to the shipping date, the more the discount applied will decrease, never going below 10%.
The presale ends one day before the date indicated.