Spring has finally sprung in the Southern Hemisphere and we couldn’t be more excited. What does this mean for us? Well, longer days mean more time for afternoon beach walks, extra sunshine and most importantly… our new Spring collection that has just landed online!
The dk active Spring/Summer 2021 Collection invites you to lean into wide open spaces, early mornings and moments of calm. Imagine the moment your feet touch the cool sand, a gentle breeze caresses your cheek and you finally release all the noise from your mind as you inhale… and exhale. Let your breath connect you back to the earth.
Spanning fabrics of organic, chemical-free cotton, regenerated nylon and our custom made Elixir Supplex, this collection is designed to inspire deep breaths, open hearts, a sense of ease and comfort in the wearer.
With each new collection we aim to lighten our environmental footprint, so we’re excited to share how we’ve achieved our next few steps with this collection.
While we’ve been working away behind the scenes at dk HQ, our excitement about our new organic cotton rib fabric has been mounting. This ultra soft fabric needs to be felt to be believed! The organic cotton fabric is knitted in Australia, then makes its way to us, where it is lovingly sewn into our Flex Tank, Casper Short, Holly Dress, Zig Zag Top, Foresee Top & Levels Pant.
Lightweight, ultra soft and offering a slight stretch, we love the versatility of these pieces and how they fit perfectly into your transeasonal active wardrobe. They’re comfortable enough for everyday wear, whilst still offering breathability and moisture wicking properties to keep you cool while you’re on the go.
While we’re on the organic cotton bandwagon (we know you love it as much as we do!), may we also introduce our dusty pink cotton lifestyle pieces? This organic cotton fabric is knitted in Australia too (yay!) and we have reimagined some of our best-selling styles in this new hue to create the Selena Cotton Bralette, Side Swipe Tee, and the very sweet Millie Cotton Short. These pieces will be released in November, as part of our Summer collection, so make sure you sign up to our email newsletter to be the first to know when they arrive!
Using organic cotton means that no harmful chemicals, pesticides, fabric treatments or dyes have been used in the entire manufacturing process, beginning with the cotton plants themselves! These fabrics are OEKO-TEX Standard 100 rated, which means they pass an internationally recognised standard deeming them to be free of any toxic chemicals.
Love to be environmentally conscious while you’re working up a sweat? Well, we have you covered. All of our printed styles in this collection are made from our Revive Regenerated Nylon fabric, which boasts 65% recycled materials in its composition. It’s also super supportive with a slight compression element and has a UPF50+ rating, helping to keep you covered from the Australian sunshine.
When it comes to making environmentally conscious changes, we do our best not to let any little detail go unnoticed. Something that you may not know about your dk active garments is that our woven labels and care labels sewn into the pieces are made from recycled materials. Further to that, our swing tags are made from recycled paper and can be popped into your recycling bin when your new active outfit arrives!
We’d love to hear what you’re loving about our new collection, so leave us a comment below and tell us what you’ll be wearing this Spring.