The bright blue Spirit suit jacket of Rhumaa is made of 55% organic cotton, 35% new wool and 10% Mohair wool. The lining is made of 100% viscose. This special jacket has a different kind of front opening. It has a high oriental collar, two top buttons, a placket breast pocket, two placket pockets on the bottom, rounded front flaps, rear slit and hidden front buttons.
This stylish jacket stands out from the rest. Wear it together with the matching Spirit suit pants and a printed shirt for a fashion forward look. Or tone it down with a basic tee underneath. either way this garment can't go wrong.
Rhumaa was established in 2014; founded by Daniel Beernink from The Netherlands and since 2015 the company is owned by Daniel Beernink and business partner and investor Ton van Vuren. Daniel fell in love with South Africa and the creative wealth of the country after visiting Cape Town in 2011. A year later, the idea to work with talented artists and their stories grew. The Rhumaa concept was born to show-case personal art stories through the cultural expression of fashion.
Every collection is translated from the story behind the art into beautiful, natural fabrics and fashion designs. Whilst Africa remains the key inspiration, Rhumaa looks for interesting stories and art they believe most people can relate to. They pride themselves in being an honest storytelling fashion brand. Rhumaa works hard to deliver sustainable business practices and partner with ethical change-makers in aim of making a difference. They gives 5% of every sale back to a skills development program in South Africa to support their drive.
Rhumaa believes in honest-made clothing with a real story and helping the world get closer to understanding diversity and cultural acceptance with every collection.
What makes organic cotton a better choice than conventional cotton? First of all, organic cotton doesn’t need chemical fertilizers and less water to grow. Secondly, when cotton is organically grown the land stays fertile for a much longer period of time than when conventional cotton is grown on that same field. Growing organic cotton has a positive effect on the lives, health and incomes of the farmers. And organic cotton is healthier for the wearer!
With organic wool the entire production process – from cleaning until the dyeing of the wool – is clean. Organic wool suppliers don’t use any synthetic inputs; instead sustainable farming practices are being used. The wool is washed in organic biodegradable detergent without any use of chemicals. Lots of attention is paid to the health of the sheep as well: the use of hormones is prohibited, even as mulesing.