Mineral Sweatpants

Garment dyed in minerals to create softer sweatpants and a softer colour.

$395.00 $197.00

Model is 5ft 11 / 180cm with a 32 inch / 81cm waist, and wears size Medium.

  • Garment dyed with 100% celadonite mineral powder
  • Built with 55% organic hemp
  • Hemp combined with organic cotton for softness

As we continue to look for new, low impact ways to dye clothing we’ve turned to the colouring tools of early man – minerals, rocks, and soils. Minerals don’t just tell the story of life on Earth, they also tell the story of colour. When our solar system settled into its current shape around 4.5 billion years ago, Earth was created by a series of galactic collisions. Tectonic plates began to form. And geological life and biological life fused together to create vast mineral deposits in the Earth’s upper crust. So when prehistoric man first picked up a prehistoric paintbrush, they turned to the ground around them. Today, instead of using those minerals to paint cave walls, we’re using them to dye clothing. Our Mineral Sweatpants are garment dyed in a giant bath of celadonite. There are only 2 by-products of this process – sediment, and water. Both of which can go straight back into nature.

Technical Details

Material made in Portugal: 55% organic hemp, 45% organic cotton
Dyed with 100% celadonite mineral powder
2 side pockets
Soft and breathable
Natural stretch
Elasticated rope-tied waistband finished with macramé knots
Material weighs 440g/m2
Pants weigh 730 grams
Machine wash 30°C
Constructed in Portugal
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Made with a mineral called celadonite

Celadonite is a blue-green mineral that can vary in colour from sea green, to bright turquoise, to apple green. Made up of a mix of hydrated iron, magnesium, and potassium as well as various trace elements, it forms in deep marine environments when seawater interacts with lava.

Minerals create a different kind of colour

Nearly all the colour you see in clothing today will have been created with petroleum-based dyes. But colour in clothing existed long before the chemical dyeing industry was invented. So we’ve gone back to the colour palette of early man. Because each pair of sweatpants is made using minerals made by nature, you might find small differences in colour across them. And because they’re garment dyed, every pair has a pre-worn look.

Size + Fit

The Mineral Sweatpants are designed with a regular fit.

Fits waist 71 - 76 76 - 81 81 - 86 86 - 91 91 - 96 96 - 101
Outside leg 98 99.5 101 102.5 104 105.5
Fits waist 28 - 30 30 - 32 32 - 34 34 - 36 36 - 38 38 - 40
Outside leg 38.5 39.1 39.7 40.3 40.9 41.5