Ultra Tee is a cute t-shirt brand from London. Each t-shirt has a funny embroidered design like flamingos, ice creams and toucans. These beautiful little embroideries make the t-shirts very special! Angie, the founder of Ultra Tee gets her inspiration mainly from nature. She started Ultra Tee in 2012 with the aim of making beautiful clothes that respect the environment.
Angie: "Our entire collection is made with love and care, using only the best sustainable fabrics and environmentally friendly printing and embroidery techniques."
All materials used to make the Ultra Tee t-shirts are environmentally friendly. The brand uses organic cotton, recycled cotton, recycled polyester, Tencel and remains of good quality fabrics. A mix of sustainable viscose / rayon is used for the embroidery. These threads are not processed with APO / APE softeners and are biodegradable. For more information you can have a look at the website of the thread manufacturer.
Ultra Tee produces mostly on demand, so there is no over production. Ultra Tee re-uses their t-shirts with imperfections by creating block-notes (with covers in fabric). Unsold products from previous collections are donated to the Royal Trinity Hospice Charity in London.
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Ultra Tee only works with partners who provide good working conditions to their employees. That means:
- No child labor
- No forced labor
- Conditions for healthy and safe working
- Contracts for legal work
- Payment of a living wage
- Freedom of association and right to collective bargaining
- No discrimination against employees
- Not too many hours
In other words, how it should be done!
The products are mainly made in Europe : the manufacture partners weave fabrics and sew in Portugal. The digital (eco-friendly) printing partners are based in Touquet, France and embroidery workshops are situated in Reims, France and in Oxford, UK. Depending on the season, Ultra Tee also collaborates with partners based in Turkey (fair trade factory), Mongolia (for cashmere). Ultra Tee uses Indian organic cotton as well. The Portuguese, Mongol and French partners are "family" size workshops - with a small to medium scale production runs - who help emerging brands to grow.
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