Light, soft and warm base layer crew in a relaxed cut. Perfect for everything from ski touring to bicycle commuting or for extra comfort in your everyday life.
The perfect base layer for the everyday activist. The light, soft, warm fabric in a relaxed cut will become your favorite for everything from ski touring to bicycle commuting or just to add a little extra heat to your everyday life.
The garments in the Activist series are designed for heavy use. They are versatile in terms of functionality and extremely comfortable. The cut is slightly relaxed which makes it a great everyday companion. In the Activist Crew, you can never go wrong, regardless of activity or situation.
Activist Crew is made in a blend of mulesing free merino wool 20µm, and Tencel®. The merino wool will keep you warm and is naturally odor resistant. Tencel® is a natural fiber made from cellulose. It gives the fabric a nice texture and adds moisture wicking properties. This combination of natural fibers make the Activist Crew completely circular. It’s made from renewable sources and is both recyclable and biodegradable. When the base layer is completely worn out you can return it to us for recycling or simply shred it up and put it in the compost if you have one of those. This is the reason why we never mix natural fibers with synthetics.
Activist Crew is a great choice if you are looking for an all-round base layer that works from the ski slopes to the running trails and everywhere in between.
Light and soft
Naturally odor resistant
Made in merino wool 20µm and Tencel®
Mulesing free wool
Organic EU Ecolabel certified Tencel
Renewable and biodegradable fibres
Weight 188 g
Activist Treemerino™ wool
Optimal organic solution for the future. A combination of merino wool and lyocell from Tencel® provides a softer touch than plain merino and an effective moisture management. Tencel® also increase the durability of the farbic while the merino wool transports moisture away from the skin and prevents odor in a natural way.
60% merino wool 20µ, 40% lyocell Tencel®
Weight: 170 g/sqm
Mulesing free merino wool from Australia and South Africa
Tencel® Lyocell from Lenzing in Austria (with EU Ecolabel)
Organic wool and cellulosic based renewable fiber
Softer than plain merino
Vapor and moisture management
Natural odor control
Size & Fit:
Marvin is 185 cm / 6’0” tall and is wearing size M in Willow Green
Patrik is 188 cm / 6’2” tall and is wearing size M in True Black
Wool is a fantastic material with natural bacterial and dirt resistance. Therefore, wool does not need to be washed after every use. Frequent washing has a negative effect on the wool's properties and unnecessarily wears down the garment. Instead, air your wool garments to reduce your water usage, save energy and make your garments last longer.
Use a washing bag to protect your garments.
Machine gentle wash at max 30 degrees, preferably with a wool program.
If you can, use wool detergents. Otherwise use mild, environmentally certified detergents and make sure to use the right dose. Select a detergent that has a neutral pH and no enzymes.
Avoid bleach and alkaline substances that raise the pH value. Also avoid enzymes such as protease or amylase since these can break down wool, which give this material its natural performance properties. This also applies to silk.
Avoid fabric softener. Besides being harmful for our environment, they have a negative impact on the garment performance, mainly moisture transportation and breathability.
Do not dry in tumble dryer.
Shape the garment after washing and lay flat to dry.
This product is fully circular, meaning that it's made either from recycled and recyclable or renewable and biodegradable fibers. Most products in today's society are made in a linear lifecycle, where the earth's resources are extracted, used and then discarded. This is not working in the long run and comes at a great environmental impact. Instead, Houdini wants to close the loop and reuse the material they already have. But they need your help. When your Houdini garments are completely worn out, please return them to Weekendbee to be recycled.
The fabric in this product is fully biodegradable. Thanks to the fact that Houdini never mixes our natural fibers with synthetics and doesn't use harmful chemicals, you can put the fabric in compost and nature will transform the fabric into fertile soil. Trimmings like care labels, zippers, seams etc have to be removed and can often be recycled separately. If you don't have your own compost, you can return the worn-out garment to Weekendbee.
The fibers in this garment come from 100% renewable sources like wool or cellulose. Houdini only uses natural fibers that are produced in environmentally and ethically responsible sources. Houdini uses both natural and synthetic fibers, they both have their merits, but Houdini never mixes them to ensure a circular product. This means that the fabrics from all Houdini products in natural fibers are fully biodegradable.
The fabric in this garment is fully recyclable. Instead of becoming waste, raw material can be used for new products. Houdini's goal is that by 2030, they will take no raw material to their products from the earth's crust. Circular products, made from recycled and recyclable materials are a real game-changer, but they need your help for the system to work. When your Houdini garments are completely worn out, please return them to Weekendbee.
About Houdini Sportswear
Ski, climb, hike and explore the wild with minimal environmental impact
Houdini is a Swedish brand founded by mountaineer Lotta Giornofelice, a pioneer in the production of responsible outdoor clothing. The team of Houdini have spent the last 25 years creating sustainable alternatives for the sportswear.
The Houdini design team is an odd band of scientists, artists and adventurers united by a passion for solving the challenges of sustainability in the clothing industry. The team creates technical, minimalist outdoor apparel that let you experience the wonders of the world without causing harm.
Every garment in the collection is made from 100% either recycled, recyclable, renewable or biodegradable materials. Circular products, made from recycled and recyclable materials are a real game changer, but Houdini needs your help for the system to work. When your Houdini garments are completely worn out, please return them to Weekendbee and we’ll recycle it back to Houdini’s production.
Houdini uses fabrics that are recycled, recyclable, renewable, biodegradable or Bluesign certified. From the Spring 2021 100% of their fabrics fulfill this promise. Houdini doesn’t use harmful chemicals in their production and they have reached the Bluesign chemical standards. They encourage the longevity of their products by offering a repair service, and when the garment is totally worn out, you can return it to them for recycling, or for example compost it if it’s biodegradable.
Manufacturing at Houdini mainly takes place at selected and specialized European manufacturing partners in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. Their fabrics are sourced mainly from Japan, Taiwan and Italy. Houdini is following buying practices that enable living wages and good labour conditions, such as long-term relations with factories, and concentrating production at a limited number of factories
Houdini has the goal to use 100% renewable energy by 2030. They already manufacture all their products from recycled and recyclable or renewable and naturally biodegradable fibers, and work to integrate regenerative materials such as waste from land, ocean or air turned into resource has been initiated.
I searched for a warm enough long-sleeve that would also be according to the UTMB bad weather rules and this was the one.
Feels warm enough while also being light. The only negative side is the a bit too large neck hole.
Looks and feels great
I am super pleased to have found your site as have been searching far and wide for a Europe based company that has fashionable yet natural eco materials. Thank you so much! The colour of the green and the feel are amazing I’m sure my husband will enjoy this piece for xmas!
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