Our sweaters are different from others.
They are designed to last.
At Nil Apparel, we believe in quality before quantity. Fashion as we know it today is devastating from both an environmental and social perspective, and we want to make a difference.
Our basics are made from 100% organic GOTS certified Indian cotton of exceptional quality. The entire production, from the knitting of the fabrics to the final assembly, is done by experienced Montreal artisans. We control the quality, and we always ensure a unique result that will exceed your expectations.
What is the problem with today's fashion?
Towards the end of the 90s, we witnessed the widespread establishment of the fast fashion model around the world. Fast fashion was initially characterized by the production of four collections a year. Today, it is a lot more. New arrivals arrive in stores every week. The clothes offered are sold at low prices and are manufactured in developing countries like Bangladesh. The term disposable fashion is frequently used when it comes to fast fashion. The average American generates 82 pounds of textile waste each year.
40$ per month
This is the average wage of textile workers in Bangladesh.
80 billion new clothes
This is what is consumed every year. That's 4 times more than 20 years ago.
25% of insecticides
and 18% of the world's pesticides are attributable to cotton cultivation. The vast majority of those working on the spread of these highly toxic products do so without any protection.