Eiderdown is harvested once a year; collected by hand from wild eider ducks' nests. No bird is harmed in the process. Instead, this limited sustainable harvest helps protect nesting habitat while promoting biodiversity.
Our luxurious organic cotton canvas has been weatherproofed the old-fashioned way, without PFOAs or formaldehyde, giving it not only a unique appearance but an extreme resistance to the elements. Our wax finish uses all-natural plant-based waxes and oils consisting of a blend of olive oil, rapeseed and castor bean. Olive oil and wax are non GMO and are natural by-products from the food industry. We use the low-grade triglycerides which is waste steam from manufacturing virgin olive oil.
Olmsted's high-quality, nickel-free zippers are custom-made in Switzerland by riri. Founded in 1936 in Mendrisio, the company maintains its production in Switzerland. And remains committed to a manufacturing process based on ethical and sustainable practices.