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Collection: Sally Fox's Undyed Colorganic®

This cotton is sincerely the reason our clothing line was started. Sarah Danu met Sally Fox by chance at an event in Oakland, California in 2018 and fell in love with Sally's naturally colorful organic cotton.

Colorful cotton has been around since at least 2700 BC and is still used widely by indigenous people of South America, where it was historically most popular, for handspun clothing. For more history, read this blog post (coming soon!).

Naturally colorful cotton was hot in the 90s and even sold by popular, huge USA clothing brands but due to offshoring and the rise of fast fashion, sadly fell out of circulation.

Sally's cotton has numerous social and environmental advantages. No dye is needed to achieve a beautiful color — a color with more depth than could ever be achieved with dye. Dye is often the most toxic step in clothing production so this is a wonderful environmental and social boon. This plant also maintains much of the pest and disease resistance of its wild ancestors eliminating the reasoning for toxic pesticides and insecticides. It requires much less water to be farmed than conventional white cotton. Also, if you want to naturally dye it, it's tannins hold the color of organic plant dye better than white cotton achieving deeper and more colorfast naturally dyed pieces as you can see with our organic madder root red collection.

What Sally did that put this plant on the map as a viable large scale option for modern clothing was selectively breed it's fibers to be longer and stronger until they could be spun on a machine and not just by handspinners. She also selected plants that held their color well and even deepens ever so slightly to the watchful eye.

21 products
  • Sunny Day Bloomers
    Sunny Day Bloomers - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® Jersey
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    $50.00
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    $50.00
  • Mendocino Low Rise
    Mendocino Low Rise - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® Rib Knit
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    $39.00
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    $39.00
  • Barcelona Pullover in Undyed Colorganic®
    Barcelona Pullover in Undyed Colorganic® - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® French Terry
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    $145.00
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    $145.00
  • Pacific Briefs
    Pacific Briefs - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® Rib Knit
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    $49.00
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    $49.00
  • Limited Edition: Meadows Pocket Tee Dress in Colorganic®
    Limited Edition: Meadows Pocket Tee Dress in Colorganic® - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Danu Organic
    Regular price
    $138.00
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    $138.00
  • Planetary Pullover
    Planetary Pullover - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® French Terry
    Regular price
    $80.00
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    $80.00
  • Adventure Tee
    Adventure Tee - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® Jersey
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    $85.00
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    $85.00
  • Sierra High Rise
    Sierra High Rise - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® Rib Knit
    Regular price
    $39.00
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    $39.00
  • Little Long Sleeve Tee
    Little Long Sleeve Tee - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® Jersey
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    $40.00
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    $40.00
  • Hida Mountain Pants in Undyed Colorganic
    Hida Mountain Pants in Undyed Colorganic - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® French Terry
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    Sold out
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    $190.00
  • Equatorial Wrap in Undyed Colorganic®
    Equatorial Wrap in Undyed Colorganic® - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® Jersey
    Regular price
    $128.00
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    $128.00
  • Cozy Pants in Undyed Colorganic
    Cozy Pants in Undyed Colorganic - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
    Vendor
    Sally Fox's Colorganic® French Terry
    Regular price
    $55.00
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    $55.00
  • Scrap Bundle
    Scrap Bundle - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® French Terry
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    Sold out
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    $8.00
  • Headband in Undyed Colorganic
    Headband in Undyed Colorganic - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® French Terry
    Regular price
    $7.00
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    $7.00
  • Daydream Twirly Dress
    Daydream Twirly Dress - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® Jersey
    Regular price
    $125.00
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    $125.00
  • Piñon Pocket Pants
    Piñon Pocket Pants - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® Jersey
    Regular price
    $125.00
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    $125.00
  • Canyon Cargo Pants
    Canyon Cargo Pants - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® French Terry
    Regular price
    $80.00
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    $80.00
  • Vancouver Island Pullover in Undyed Colorganic
    Vancouver Island Pullover in Undyed Colorganic - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® French Terry
    Regular price
    $150.00
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    $150.00
  • Tomales Bay Pants in Undyed Colorganic
    Tomales Bay Pants in Undyed Colorganic - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® Jersey
    Regular price
    $185.00
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    $185.00
  • Malecón Running Shorts in Undyed Colorganic®
    Malecón Running Shorts in Undyed Colorganic® - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® Jersey
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    Sold out
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    $130.00
  • Secondhand Piñon Pocket Pants Size Medium
    Secondhand Piñon Pocket Pants Size Medium - Healthy, Sustainable Clothes by Danu Organic
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    Sally Fox's Colorganic® Jersey
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    Sold out
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    $98.00