Finisterre clothing review

FIND OUT ABOUT FINISTERRE CLOTHING

Who Founded Finisterre?

Tom Kay

Where Is Finisterre Based?

CORNWALL, UK

Year Founded

2003

B-Corp?

Yes

Rating: 93.2

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WHAT ABOUT FINISTERRE’S CLOTHING?

Where Is Finisterre’s Clothing Made?

UK, China, Portugal, Romania, Turkey, Thailand and Taiwan. 

What Materials Are In Finisterre’s Clothing?

Ethically sourced Merino wool; Yulex natural rubber; GOTS Organic cotton; TENCEL; ECONYL; Linen; Kapok; Bamboo and Hemp. 

WHAT ABOUT FINISTERRE’S ETHICS?

Ethics, Pricing and Charity Work?

Is Finisterre Ethical?

Yes. They are a B-Corp, with one of the highest scores, and among other things have invested in developing a new water soluble non-toxic bag for their clothes packaging. They are committed to reducing the impact of the clothes they produce and their impact on the environment, aiming to be Carbon Net Zero by 2030.

They are looking to launch a Re-Love programme to become a more circular brand. They also use OEKO-TEX® Certified dyes. Amazingly, through their Bowmont Project, they helped bring the Bowmont Merino sheep breed back from the brink of extinction to now provide their Merino wool here in the UK. Bred in Devon, knitted in Manchester. 

Is Finisterre Expensive?

From £12 for a pair of socks to £360 for a waterproof parka or a 5mm hooded wetsuit.

Is Finisterre Involved with Charities?

Yes, Waves For Change; Surfers Against Sewage; Sea7 Ocean Activism; The Finisterre Foundation (Set up to remove barriers to access. So everyone can get to, and benefit from, the transformative power of the ocean).

How Does Finisterre Measure Up?

ENVIRONMENT

Carbon Footprint Offset
Ethical Material Sourcing ✔
Sustainable Materials ✔
Eco-friendly Dyes ✔

PEOPLE

Human Rights ✔
Fairtrade (Equivalent) ✔
Transparent Supply Chain ✔
Inclusivity Promoted ✔

ECONOMIC

Fair Pay ✔
Fair Pricing ✔
Giving Back ✔

ANIMALS

Uses Animal Skins
Ethically Source Materials ✔
Vegan Certified ✗

CULTURE & FUTURE

Eco-positive Culture ✔
Know Their Limitations ✔
Eco-positive Plans ✔

FEEL LIKE FINISTERRE TICKS ALL THE BOXES FOR YOU?

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