HONG KONG - Esprit has said it will stop the use of the controversial sandblasting technique in its global production chain with immediate effect. The ban applies to all Esprit fabrics and all international suppliers.
The ban against this manufacturing process. which is widely used to produce the distressed denim look, will apply to both existing and future suppliers. Esprit is currently informing its manufacturers about the new rule and says it will ensure that the ban is adhered to during the regular checks it carries out into its manufacturing processes.