Woman Recycled Cotton Jeans Sweater Martina
The Martina double-neck sweater is made from a cotton yarn obtained from the recycling of old jeans. This makes its colour unique, thanks to a part of unrecognisable fibres that have been regenerated. The boxy cut and its polo collar make the Martina recycled jumper modern but refined.
- 320 gr
- Double collar: crew neck and polo collar
- Slightly short and loose fit
- Dotted pattern
- Wide sleeves and 11 cm ribbing
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.
Martina's polo-collar sweater was made by Eugenio in the family atelier, with a 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 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.
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.
The Martina double collar sweater
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
Eugenio, in the family business, where the sweet Arturo supervises the work and welcomes us every time we visit them. In this workshop a few kilometers from us, knitwear is a serious matter, and it is made with great care and attention to details.