The fashion industry alone is one of the biggest contributors of pesticides world wide – mainly due to cotton farming. The more we investigated and researched hemp, the deeper our understanding became that this plant is the way of the future. No chemicals or pesticides are needed to grow it, and with an extremely quick growth rate and it requires much less water to grow as opposed to cotton.
Founded by sisters Sara and Claire Donnelly, Miriam Starling is a family business that spans four generations. The matriarch is their grandmother, Miriam, who has more than 60 years of experience in apparel construction. Starling, Sara’s young son, has four years of experience living life, playing hard, and putting his clothing to the test.