All of our fabric is OEKO-TEX®certified. The STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is a worldwide consistent, independent testing & certification system that tests for harmful substances used during all stages of production (raw materials, intermediate, and end product.) This includes testing for illegal substances, legally regulated substances, known harmful (but not legally regulated) chemicals, and other parameters for health care. It provides manufacturers with a uniform benchmark when evaluating harmful substances potentially used in the production process. Extensive product checks and regular company audits also ensure that the industry has a globally sustainable awareness of the responsible use of chemicals.
Sustainable and Eco-Friendly
There are so many benefits to shopping from small businesses, but longevity is one of our favourites. By shopping small, you are actively helping our planet by wearing your pieces for longer, and sharing them with friends and family.
Our custom clothing pieces are proudly handmade in Calgary, AB, Canada with our luxurious Bamboo Lycra and Bamboo French Terry fabrics.
About Us & Ethical Manufacturing
Vi&Jax is a sustainable, fashion forward lifestyle brand. When creator and designer Jillian Weselosky realized a need for ethically made clothing using eco-friendly fabrics, she shifted her business model in August of 2017. Vi&Jax is Canadian made, Canadian manufactured, and directly supports Canada’s economy. As a designer, Jill believes it is her responsibility to search for the most environmentally friendly materials, and with that, ethical manufacturing processes.
Our Land Acknowledgement
In the spirit of reconciliation, we would like to acknowledge that we reside on and create these garments by hand on Treaty 7 territory, the traditional homeland of the Blackfoot, Nakoda Stoney, and Tsuut’ina First Nations. We recognize the land as an act of reconciliation and gratitude to those whose territory we reside and work on and to honour and celebrate this territory.
Small Business & Bamboo Clothing Facts
Do you know that Bamboo is the fastest growing plant on the PLANET? It can actually grow before your eyes - at an impressive 1.5 inches an hour at it’s fastest. The more Bamboo that gets harvested; the more it grows. This makes this interesting plant one of Earth’s most renewable resources.