Why OEKO-TEX Certification Matters for Sustainable Apparel


As a conscious shopper, you care about the impact of your purchases on the environment and the people involved in making your clothes. That's why you might be interested in OEKO-TEX certified clothing. But what does that mean, exactly?

OEKO-TEX is an independent certification system for textile products that tests for harmful substances and certifies that a product is safe for human use. The certification covers all stages of production, from raw materials to finished products, and includes various product categories such as clothing, home textiles, and accessories.

OEKO-TEX certification is a valuable tool for sustainable fashion brands because it provides assurance that their products meet strict environmental and social standards. For example, OEKO-TEX certified clothing is free from harmful chemicals that can cause skin irritation and other health problems, as well as from substances that are known to be harmful to the environment.

Furthermore, OEKO-TEX certification requires compliance with social standards such as fair labor practices and safe working conditions, which ensures that the people involved in making your clothes are treated with respect and dignity.

So, when you choose OEKO-TEX certified clothing, you can be confident that you're supporting a more sustainable and ethical fashion industry. Plus, OEKO-TEX certified products are often high-quality and long-lasting, which means you'll get more wear out of them and reduce your overall environmental footprint.

At Kollektif, we're proud to offer a range of OEKO-TEX certified clothing options for our customers. We’ve listed the label in the product description of the products that hold this certification. From basic tees to statement pieces, we have something for everyone who wants to make a positive impact with their fashion choices. Join us in the movement towards a more sustainable and responsible future in fashion.