Did you know in Australia, 6000 kilograms of cheap, disposable and mass-produced 'fast-fashion' items are dumped in landfill every 10 minutes? (Source: Clean Up Australia)In a world full of toxic fast-fashion, Chunky Boy strives to maintain a zero-waste policy, with little to no ecological footprint. 100% Handmade, 100% Slow-fashion, 100% Zero-waste designs.
EVERY PRODUCT IS HANDMADE
Each product is hand knitted on a domestic bulky machine and seamed by hand. A bulky machine is a large hand operated tool that knits yarn into fabric. The only electricity used in the making process is a quick steam press. Items are made to order and every step is carefully calculated to utilise materials and ensure zero-waste production. All yarn excess is made into pom poms.
WE SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES
Chunky Boy locally sources 100% Australian Merino Wool in 8-20 ply from Bendigo Woollen Mills, Wangaratta Woollen Mills and Nundle Woollen Mills which are located within Victoria and New South Wales, Australia. Chunky Boy loves supporting local communities and keeping all manufacturing processes within Australia.
COMMITTED TO ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITYAll items are shipped in compostable mailers from The Better Packaging Co. and the shipping labels are compostable too! We send via Sendle, Australia's first 100% carbon neutral delivery service.
I collaborate with fashion designers across Australia. I supported the success of Melbourne designer Christopher Hrysanidis, helping his designs come to life as part of the Australian Adidas Forum.