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Sustainable Socks From Swedish Stockings

Swedish Stockings Sheer Spring Summer Socks

Hey shoe lovers and fashionistas...Did you hear the exciting news? There's a Brand New Sustainable Sock & Hosiery Designer in-store NOW at BUS STOP women's shoe boutique! Meet SWEDISH STOCKINGS!
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Sustainable Sheer Socks for HER have officially landed at Philly's BEST local woman-owned shoe store just in time for Spring Summer 2021 and just in time to add a little something extra to your Spring Summer shoe wardrobe.
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This new collection of gorgeous and beautifully-made sustainable sheer socks for women will add a lively & lovely pep to your step, reinvigorate all your Spring Summer 2021 fashion looks, and definitely spice up all of your afternoon strolls around the city.
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Spring Summer 2021 Swedish Stockings are available now at BUS STOP shoe boutique. Why did we decide to invite the women-run, sustainable sock, stockings, and hosiery brand Swedish Stockings from Stockholm, Sweden into our gorgeous curated shoe gallery? At BUS STOP shoe boutique, we're BIG lovers and supporters of brands who are environmentally friendly and actively intentional in their sustainability practices and reducing the carbon footprint of their products.
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Swedish Stockings are sustainable and happen to be adorable too! Perfect for Spring and Summer 2021, these styles look incredibly fierce when paired with our brand new limited edition exclusive In-House Line of women's platform snakeskin, croc, and tilapia embossed leather handmade sneakers from our newest freshest hottest BUS STOP X ANEW women's sneaker collection designed in Philly for our loyal BUS STOP X shoe fans.
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Layering is cool & key here. These sustainable sheer socks also work so well with our new Spring Summer shoes and sandals from P. Monjo, Vagabond, Woden, and yuko imanishi+, and of course the other styles in our In-House Line.
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The Spring Summer collection of stylish women's shoes and our new fun, feminine, sustainable *snappy* sheer socks and "no-show" socks really compliment each other. These women's socks truly make your Spring Summer 2021 & 2022 footwear and fashion POP!
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Swedish Stockings look so incredible paired with your fave sundress, shorts, cropped pants and layered under your favourite Spring Summer kicks! These stylish sheer socks in lovely pastel and neutral shades have just what you're craving for the warmer days ahead.
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You'll love the subtle texture, sheen, polka dots, floral prints & quality found in this collection of sustainable socks & you'll LOVE the way your feet remain comfy and cool as the sheerness keeps them so light, airy, and breathable!
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*no-show socks available in NUDE & LIGHT BLUE too*
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But what we feel you'll LOVE LOVE even more is that they are sustainable and better for Mother Earth!
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Need more reasons to purchase a pair or two for yourself? Still curious as to why we undoubtedly had to have Swedish Stockings at BUS STOP shoe boutique and why they really really *did it* for us?
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Let's here more from Linn Frisinger and Nadja Forsberg, Swedish Stockings Founders!
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Linn Frisinger and Nadja Forsberg:
After learning that traditional pantyhose are petroleum products planned for obsolescence, we started Swedish Stockings with the mission to change and influence the entire hosiery industry towards sustainable production overall.
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Each year, two billion pairs of tights are produced, worn a few times and then discarded, helping to make the textile industry the second most polluting industry in the world. Landfills everywhere are full of poorly made and cheap non-biodegradable textiles – and it’s getting worse. Nylon yarn, which is currently used to produce most modern pantyhose, is created from an environmentally harmful petroleum-based manufacturing process that is not only bad for the planet, but also produces pantyhose that don’t last.
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These harmful practices in the fashion industry are all too common. we believe the world needs more innovative and environmentally conscious products to lead the way, and so Swedish Stockings was launched. A forerunner in sustainably produced nylon stockings, Swedish Stockings produce beautiful pantyhose from recycled yarn. Our factories engage in sustainable practises including the use of environmentally friendly dyes, post-dyeing water treatment and the use of solar power for much of the energy needed in the manufacturing process.Since the start, Swedish Stockings mission has been to change and influence the entire industry towards sustainable production.
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We’ve always prioritised and believed our fight to be for the planet. However, sustainability consists of three pillars: social, financial and environmental. We have prioritised the environmental portion above the other two, but during the past year we have expanded on this and decided to include sustainability in the word Responsibility. Responsibility from a wider perspective – providing transparency throughout the production chain all the way to the end consumer.
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Each year, two billion pairs of tights are produced, worn once and then discarded. This makes the textile industry the second most polluting industry in the world. Landfills everywhere are full of poorly made and cheap non-biodegradable textiles - and it’s getting worse.
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Swedish Stockings has a vision of being the world’s first circular hosiery brand. Meaning we want to be able to produce a new pair of tights from an old pair. As of now, we are not quite there yet. However, we are looking at new ways to produce our hosiery, researching new materials and production methods and are also researching how we can make the full circle one day soon. Meanwhile, we continue to produce our products from recycled and innovative materials including recycling all tights we can get our hands on.
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Our brand mission is a big undertaking. And it’s only possible through constantly striving to be at the forefront, finding new and innovative ways to lead the way forward and acting role model on all levels.
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The people and factories we work with are carefully selected by Swedish Stockings. Many factors are taken into consideration when we decide to take on new suppliers or manufacturers. Some of these factors are:
Their commitment to environmental issues / Their commitment to their employees / Their work with sustainable materials / Geographical location and economics.
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Currently, our entire supply and production happens within Europe. Our long-term ambition is to work with factories even closer to Sweden, but at the moment the expertise of making the highest quality thin tights, whilst meeting our demands, are in Italy. And since our biggest markets are Sweden, UK, Germany and the US, our Italian producers are strategically placed.
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The polyamide we source to create our stockings are not raw materials, rather they are pre-consumer or post-consumer waste materials from nylon industries, such as excess remnants from the sportswear industries. Although nylon is a non-natural, oil-based product, by using nylon remnants from other industries in our stockings, we save this excess waste from being sent to landfills to never (or rather, very slowly) decompose.
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All our materials are OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certified, meaning that the raw material must comply with the laboratory test criterias that ensures that it does not contain harmful substances that can be dangerous to humans and nature, this ensures that the products meet the ecological requirements.
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The natural fibre materials used for the products have been produced in accordance with organic farming standards recognized by GOTS and processed according to GOTS. We are also certified with Bluesign, which implies acting responsibly and sustainably in regard with people, the environment and resources. This ensures consistent transparency and traceability for all processing steps down to raw materials.
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To clean up the hosiery industry and provide a better alternative to modern pantyhose we started Swedish Stockings Recycling Club in 2016. With the ambition to divert stockings from ending up in a landfill, anyone can send us their worn, torn or used tights and we will grind them down and add them as filler material together with recycled fibreglass.
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The new, up-cycled material is then used to make tanks for use as oil and grease traps in the commercial industry. Glamorous? No. Sustainable? Yes! Last year we also launched a series of tables made from the same material, using the same technique.
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We estimate that we have recycled thousands of pantyhose since inception, and our goal is to completely close the loop in our production, to be able to fully regenerate old pantyhose into new ones, when the technology exists.
Innovations by Swedish Stockings is a promise to ourselves, the industry and our customers that we will continue to push the boundaries of innovation in hosiery no matter what, either through products or concepts.
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The hosiery industry needs to change! Both nylon and elastane are oil products and release a lot of gases during production. Being one of our biggest fashion consumables, the hosiery production process needs to be better and smarter. With the Innovations product line we show that you need no virgin resources for it whatsoever.
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