Recycled school skirt

Front view of a skirt showing the pleat and button detail. Rear view of a skirt showing the plain back.
Front view of a skirt showing the pleat and button detail. Rear view of a skirt showing the plain back.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 005966
Country
Date
2009

Description

A skirt made from recycled plastic bottles. Launched in 2007, Marks & Spencer was the first retailer to offer a range of schoolwear made from recycled materials. This polyester skirt has two front pleats and 6 decorative buttons set on a wide, adjustable waist band and fastens with a zip set into the side seam. It has been manufactured in an Eco Factory, a building which has been designed to minimise its own environmental impact.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
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Inscriptions

printed: "Recycled polyester skirt. Made from recycled plastic bottles. Stormwear (TM) The High performance finish that helps to repel water. Recycled polyester. Stain Defence (TM) The high performance finish that helps to repel stains. Machine Washable. Tumble dry. This garment was made in a Plan A Eco Factory." (label)
Dimensions
Width
540mm
Length
455mm
Method
Colour