Elvis & Kresse at Pure London

July 26, 2016

We had a fascinating discussion this weekend at Pure, the UKs leading fashion tradeshow. It takes place two times a year at Olympia, in London. The topic was Fashion Takes Responsibility and centered on how the panelists have each responded to, or indeed, have initiated positive trends in the fashion industry. I loved how the panel included a genuine cross section of the industry: retailer, campaigner and designer. 

Merryn Leslie, founder of 69b, has decades of experience in buying, styling and retailing. She has unique insights into what customers want, what engages them and in particular what makes them care. It was this word, care, that kept rising to the surface. Her customers want great design and quality, but they are also very curious. Where was this made, who made it, what is it made from. Does this product care for the environment or the craftspeople who made it? The buyer cares. They want to be a part of positive stories. They want to be able to articulate and share.

Tamsin Lejeune, founded the Ethical Fashion Forum 10 years ago. She has seen many brands come and go but is buoyant about the current opportunities for scale. She sees how many traditional brands are working hard to catch up, to understand, and be part of where the true innovation in fashion really is. I also got the distinct impression that she wants us to move faster and be braver about how we communicate. Now is not the time to be quiet about positive change. We need to shout.  

And then there was us, Elvis & Kresse, and our 10 years of experience. For us sustainability means being able to work, forever, in the way we work today. It means we will protect and cherish natural resources, that we build to last and are happy to repair. It means that any success we have needs to be shared across our stakeholders and supply chain. Our customers care about this story, and although we have been quite subtle about it over the last 10 years we are ready to take up Tamsin's challenge to be bold. We will get better at celebrating what we do and how we do it. We will raise our voice.

If you would like to learn more, you are welcome to visit the home of Elvis & Kresse at Tonge Mill. We are an hour from London by train. Just get in touch and we can arrange a date.
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Returns & Exchanges

- Exchange items can be requested a maximum of two times. Further exchange requests may be refused.
- Customers sending cheque payments will have a delay in their order being despatched.
- Personalised items may take longer to ship (up to 2 additional days)
- Our Returns policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.
- To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.
-Products that have been personalised cannot be returned or exchanged unless they have a fault .
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- If your refund is approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment.
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- Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you may vary.
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- Goods are subject to availability. If an item becomes out of stock when we receive the order, we will let you know right away and you will not be charged.
- Each of our pieces are unique. There are slight variations in colour and detailing - some items may have the Angus Duraline details printed onto the hose when it is first extruded and some may not, but they all look fabulous! If you require a particular style ie writing or no writing, please email James when you place the order stating your name, the product ordered and the style you require and we will do our utmost to accommodate you.
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- Products are made from reclaimed material and as such are vintage and will bear the scars of active duty.
- All Elvis & Kresse products carry a 12 month guarantee from the date of purchase. If within this period you detect a fault, they will be replaced or repaired as appropriate.

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