GiLo Lifestyle is a sustainable online fashion store based in Cape Town, South Africa. They are driving #fashionwithconscience and promote the idea that high quality clothing can be ethically created. GiLo aspire to create garments that are beautiful, comfortable, affordable and stylish. Their current garments include men’s board shorts and lifestyle shorts made from recycled plastic recovered from the ocean
They are 92% recycled plastic (PET), and 8% spandex to provide 4-way stretch. PET is globally recognised as non-toxic and 100% recyclable. The shorts are extremely lightweight, water repellent, quick dry and seamless.
GiLo also make puffer jackets for both ladies and gents – which use insulation made by DuPont called Sorona, a renewably sourced fibre made in part with annually renewable plant-based ingredients. Sorona is very close to duck-down in its capacity to retain heat. It is soft, lightweight, extremely warm, breathable, dries fast, hypoallergenic and water repellent.