ORIGAMI CUSTOMS IS:
A customized and handmade line of swimwear, lingerie, and more for folks of all genders.
A company that offers people of any size, shape, age, ability and gender expression a safe way to have customized items that meet their needs.
Each item is individually patterned for a perfect fit (or we'll alter it for free!)
Although my line is for "all bodies", I specialize in making gender- affirming products
From fabric choices to hiring practices to the physical studio itself, we take into account not just the environmental impact of our actions but the ethical and social ramifications, as they are intrinsically tied.
The main component of our community sustainability action is supporting Indigenous sovereignty originations working to return land to its original stewardship. We feel that this is by far the largest step we, as settlers, can take to offset our environmental impact.
We use hyperlocal manufacturing- everything is designed and sewn in Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal by a small team and a partner co-op.
Fabrics are chosen for their closed-loop manufacturing and sustainability and are either:
-Regenerative bamboo and modal