Kings of Indigo (K.O.I) makes quality denims, tops and accessories inspired by American classics with a Japanese eye for detail; All Kings of Indigo items are designed to last long, quality wear for the next era. Every garment is made with a conscience; the Kings use innovative and sustainable production techniques where they can. In January 2012 the first collection hit the stores. The Kings launched a small denim inspired collection with character, quality and sustainable innovation as key features. The name K.O.I came from founder Tony Tonnaer’s favorite tattoo, a koi fish on his right shoulder in remembrance of his mother.
MADE IN EUROPE
BASED IN NETHERLANDS AND SHIPPING: INTERNATIONAL
They use GOTS certified organic cotton & bio-wool from organic farms.
They use recycled cotton and wool.
They use Tencel, Modal, hemp and linen.
They buy unwashed denim (the purest!) and wash them as little as possible.
They install in 2017, WEP trainings (Worker Education program) at 80% of their production facilities.
Ensure fair and safe conditions for all their employees. They are member of the Fair Wear Foundation and BSCI.
Their paper tags and packaging are made from recycled paper. Their poly bags are 100% recyclable. They use recycled boxes for shipping.. All packaging they receive is either re-used for shipping out or is being recycled.
They use chemical free dyes.
Repair pop-up events where you can bring one of your K.O.I item and have it fixed. Or leave them and get a discount.
They have a complete list of their mills, fabric suppliers and stitching units on their website.