All for cleaner underwear

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Hey, it's Saint Basics' birthday! Exactly 10 years ago we went to the Chamber of Commerce with an ambitious mission. Not to make a profit, but to supply the world with Cleaner Underwear and to change the textile industry a little from within. That mission is not fulfilled yet. But fortunately, more brands have followed our example. And we're very happy with all the people who have made our brand stronger throughout the years. Thanks for being a Saint! 

2009

June

Saint Basics is founded. We're on a mission for Cleaner Underwear!

November

Our first collection is produced in Bangladesh. All products are GOTS certified.

December
Our first web sale. Thanks Roelof Geijteman, you were our very first Saint!

2010

January Volkskrant Magazine writes about Saint Basics as the first sustainable basics brand in the Netherlands. More people get to know us.

November
We answer to many requests for women's basics. Also, we experiment with basics for babies.

2011

August

Together with Urgenda we swap dirty underpants for clean ones at the Lowlands music festival.

2012

March

We're building brand awareness. From the beginning, part of our turnover goes to the 1% Club.

2013

April

We move our production to Turkey.

November

We develop a new style for more impactful storytelling.

2014

July

We help organize the first Underwear Run.

September

Portugal, here we come!

October

We're at the Dutch Design Week and take a trip to Washington!

2015

April

We crowdfund for a new eucalyptus collection.

May

In Paris we introduce Dutch PM Mark Rutte to our world of sustainable shirts and shorts.

2016

February

Our wooden underpants are here!

June

We receive our own GOTS certificate.

June

Saint Basics says Marhaban.

October

Chalkman draws a smile on the streets.

November

Good story by our Saint Katharina!

2017

February

A couple or real Saints went to Lesbos and we liked helping them.

March

Ever seen a ship full of sustainable Saints? We have!

2018

January

In the meantime we keep making good basics, about 95% more sustainable than ordinary ones.

March

We also like working for companies with a humanitarian purpose.

September

We tap into a new creative network in Portugal, with sustainability at heart.

2019

Of course our timeline doesn't stop here. This year we'll add many fine moments. We already introduced eucalyptus socks, and together with some of our clients we're working on a new yoga collection. But most importantly: what do you think? What would you add to our timeline? Let us know! Together we change the world ... bottom-up!