Plant-based.
Renewable.
Less water.

nature 
evolves

icebreaker
nature dye

Natural hues sourced from sustainable plants
add depth and authenticity for a lived-in aesthetic.

What is icebreaker nature dye?

Natural, renewable plant pigments are sourced from sustainable crops and applied with a non-toxic adherent in a cold-water process. The dyeing uses 80% less water than traditional methods.

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Guizhou, Southwest China

True Indigo

Derived from Indigowoad. The leaves are chopped into a paste and fermented. Cultivated since the Stone Age, it is used for body paint, tattooing and fabric dying.

Yunnan, Southwest China

Almond

Sourced from Myrobalan, a tree that grows in mountainous regions in China and India. The tree produces plum-like, fleshy fruits with an outer peel rich in tannin.

Guizhou, Southwest China

True Indigo Light

Derived from Indigowoad. The leaves are chopped into a paste and fermented. Cultivated since the Stone Age, it is used for body paint, tattooing and fabric dying.

Anhui, Eastern China

Madder root

Sourced from dyer’s madder, or Rubia tinctorum, an herbaceous perennial related to coffee. The roots have been used since ancient times to dye leather, cotton, silk and wool.

China

Tannin

Sourced from gallnuts - secretions produced by trees such as oaks, when the larvae of a small insect punctures the tree’s branches. The galls are high in tannic acid.