Ashabi Wears – 100% Canada made Sustainable Clothing Brand

Small Business Canada

Sustainable clothing is as important as sustainable living. And Ashabi Wears, from Canada, promotes the importance of sustainable living with its bamboo-made clothes. Let’s find out more about it and its owner, Olufunke Olotu, a Black woman entrepreneur in Canada.

About Ashabi Wears

Ashabi Wears is all about sustainable clothing. Located in Calgary, Alberta, the company makes use of organic fabric like bamboo, to create breathable, super soft, and pretty looking everyday wear for its customers. Olufunke Olotu was a year into her sewing business when she realized that people were more inclined towards eco-consciousness than ever. Also, she discovered that people are now more into eco-friendly clothing and are separating themselves from fast-fashion labels. She, at that time, thought of embracing the cultural heritage through her own sustainable clothing line, and hence, Ashabi Wears was born.

About Olufunke Olotu

Olufunke Olotu worked in a bank for 15 years and therefore, has vast experience in customer service, project management, business analysis, and business process re-engineering. The birth of her fourth child made her learn how to sew and within a year into her sewing business, she came up with the idea of Ashabi Wears. The company is promoted as a lover of the planet and its people. Olotu cares dearly for the environment and she is also quite fascinated about preserving the cultural heritage. These reasons were behind her processing the idea of her clothing line, which she aspires to pass down to the next generation.

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Olotu believes that her biggest achievement in recent months is the fact that Ashabi Wears has helped people be safe during the pandemic. The reversible bamboo face mask is not only breathable but is super soft and also quite affordable.

To know more about this 100% Calgary-made sustainable clothing line, visit here – https://ashabiwears.ca/pages/about-us.

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