About Us

Arkins was founded in the Fall of 2014 with the idea that comfortable, quality clothing should be produced in a socially conscious manner. We believe in excluding the negative impacts of fashion and building sustainable products that you'll love through the years.

About Our Production
This season, we have started to work with a local factory for garment cutting and assembly in the heart of Manhattan's Garment District. Our garments are produced in small batches to keep styles exclusive and to reduce waste. Our workers rights are respected and they are always fairly paid.

About Our Textiles
  • Our rib knit fabrics have been grown by fairly paid farmers in the Aegean region of Turkey and India (1,2) . Fibers are then shipped to Portugal or Turkey to be knitted and dyed in PETA approved dyestuff (2,3). Get to know our fabric supplier! Finished fabrics are then sent to our factory in the Garment District in NYC where they are cut and assembled by fairly paid workers. (4)
  • Our woven gingham fabric is deadstock from a previous collection. We repurposed this locally sourced cotton classic print into updated styles for a fresh spin. Finished fabrics are then sent to our factory in the Garment District in NYC where they are cut and assembled by fairly paid workers. (4)
  • Our swimwear fabric is made in Italy (5) of 22% Xtra Life Lycra and 78% Econyl® - a 100% regenerated polyester fiber from pre and post consumer materials. Finished fabrics are then sent to our factory in the Garment District in NYC where they are cut and assembled by fairly paid workers. (4)