Recycled Cotton Jeans Sweater Woman Brigitte
Brigitte woman sweater is made from old recycled jeans.
- Weight: 335 grams, suitable for mid-season and for those who don't like too heavy sweaters even in winter
- V-neck and contrasting rib
- Contrasting stripes starting from the middle of the bust and along the sleeves
- Comfy and slightly oversized fit
- Rib and sleeves strengthen with a minimum part of lycra to keep their shape at best
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 of our sweaters 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 Brigitte recycled jeans sweater is knitted by Lena and Bruno, who are located 10 km from our showroom, 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.
For other 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 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.
Brigitte striped v-neck jeans sweater
Brigitte sweater has a soft fit and a naive and relaxed style. Elegance, simplicity and comfort go hand-in-hand in this garment, perfect for the end of summer or not to be surprised by the first fresh breezes.
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.
How it is made
Brigitte V-neck 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.
Who made it
Rifò recycled jeans sweaters are truly 0 km. 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, a great satisfaction for them.