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Mashu

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Modern eclectic handbags made ethically and sustainably.

VALUES

100% Made in Europe

CLOTHING

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FOOTWEAR

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ACCESSORIES

(VEGAN) LEATHER GOODS, BAGS

BABIES - KIDS

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HOME

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SUPPLY CHAIN

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Made in

Greece

Production

The whole production is outsourced to partner manufacturers.

Other production details

Packaging / Packing

Boxes are FSC certified and made from a minimum of 90% recycled materials within the EU.

Dustbags are made from OEKO-TEX certified Cotton made in the EU.

Tissue paper is FSC certified, uses soy based inks the paper is made from cellulose fibres that are acid free.

Branded packaging tape is plastic free and 100% biodegradable. It is made from kraft paper with natural and vegan glue.

Their internal cards are made from 100% recycled paper and printed with water based inks and are made in Athens, Greece.

Their stickers are made from recycled paper and vegan/water based glue.

Shipping

DHL carbon neutral shipping.

SOCIAL IMPACT

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Having 100% of their production in Europe strongly increases chances to have a product made in fair conditions.

Additional information

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

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Having 100% of their production in Europe reduces the environmental impact of the brand.

Circularity

They partially use recycled materials.

Recyclability

- Products

Partly recyclable.

- Packaging / Packing

100% recyclable.

Additional information

They are working with Treeapp to plant trees. For every bag purchased they plant 5 trees.

MATERIALS

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Materials used to manufacture the products

PIÑATEX® (leaves of the pineapple plant), vegan leather, hemp, DINAMICA® (recycled polyester & PU), cactus leather, recycled cotton, BioVeg (recycled polyester from plastic bottles & plant based materials), repurposed wood.

Materials characteristics

Mix of natural and recycled materials.

Materials origin

Partially sourced in Europe.

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ABOUT

Mashu is an accessories label specialising in handbags. Designed in London and made by expert artisans in Greece. Founded by London based designer Ioanna Topouzoglou.

Inspired by Art Deco interiors and objects along with Cycladic and contemporary architecture.

Mashu is committed to using premium sustainable materials because we are conscious of the health and welfare of our planet.

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Headquarters

London, UK

Date of creation

2017

Shipping

Worldwide

Last update

July 2021

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