Woodstock Laundry: Reviving the local textile industry

Dylan Rothschild, who founded Woodstock Laundry claims his company makes the world’s best lounge wear.

Dylan started the business on the back of a dying clothing manufacture industry and say they are doing their best to educate locals about supporting local industry.

We felt there was a serious demand for nice wear and decent underwear.

Dylan Rothschild, founder of Woodstock Laundry

Rothschild says 70% of their textiles are produced locally. He adds some of their fabrics are sourced locally while some come from China and India.

Our garments are light yet substantial, warm but breathable, cool but timeless.

Dylan Rothschild, founder of Woodstock Laundry

Rothschild's company has been running for a year and says they've garnered a lot of support from local markets in the Cape and have managed to attract quite a few tourists to purchase his products.

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