April 15, 2024

Two Donegal sisters are serving to us be extra sustainable in type by means of their Letterkenny retailer and newly launched web site.

SourcedBySab.com, which matches dwell in the present day, is Donegal’s first web site for premium classic and sustainable streetwear.

It might be an April Idiot’s Day launch, however there’s no joke concerning the dedication and artistic enter into Sab’s assortment of handpicked informal clothes.

Sadhbha Medlar launched her enterprise in 2021. She had simply accomplished her diploma in mechatronic engineering at DCU when lockdown struck and he or she let free her entrepreneurial mindset to organising the enterprise from her bed room.

On the outset, Sab was operating the enterprise alone, promoting on-line on the Depop platform the place she shortly acquired onto the highest sellers program.

Because the gross sales and demand grew month on month, Sadhbha’s sister, Maeve, joined the enterprise in November 2021 (while finishing her enterprise diploma at DCU) after they opened a bodily retailer at Canal Street, Letterkenny.

Sourced by Sab Letterkenny

Meave and Sab Medlar

The idea retailer shares a variety of handpicked premium classic and sustainable streetwear clothes for men and women. Manufacturers embody Nike, Carharrt, Stussy to call just a few and is the primary Irish retailer to inventory Pellador (an thrilling Irish model that merges knitwear and sportswear).

SourcedBySab secured the first-ever Irish contract for Home of Sunny, an up market model on this planet of sustainable vogue, headquartered in London.

It’s not only a retailer, however a vibrant group. The store is a hub for folks to get pleasure from a relaxed espresso on ‘Social Saturdays’, meet new folks and learn to make extra aware vogue selections.

That is what actually units SourcedBySab aside – the dedication to group engagement and training. For example, over the previous yr, they’ve hosted meditation lessons with Hannah’s Habits, respiratory workshops with the famend Dr Easkey Britton, surf skate socials, Irish Movie and music nights, and clothes swap retailers, to call just a few!

The SourcedBySab model identifies with just a few key themes; Sustainability, creativity and group. The love of the native Donegal outdoor additionally seems as a operating theme throughout the model.

The love for the model inspired the workforce to start exploring growing SBS’s first own-brand merchandise – the SBS beanie hats dropped in Autumn 2024, and every batch offered out inside just a few days. The workforce are at the moment working behind the scenes on the primary SourcedBySab hoodie – the theme being “your native streetwear stór.”

Sourced by Sab Beanies

Sab is launching Donegal’s first web site for premium classic and sustainable streetwear

The enterprise is now thriving and has been nominated for a number of awards, together with Greatest New Enterprise and Younger Entrepreneur within the Letterkenny Chamber Enterprise Awards 2023.

“The brilliance is within the workforce,” stated Sab. The founders are supported by different part-time Gen Z’ers, together with Thomas Reynolds, (a UCD laptop science pupil) and Oisin Morris. Oisin began as a part of the Transition Yr placement program however now works occasional days when not at college.

The SBS workforce: Oisin Morris, Sab Medlar, Thomas Reynolds and Meave Medlar

The Medlar sisters and workforce are enthusiastic about taking the enterprise to new ranges while selling sustainable vogue. “We’re proud to develop a enterprise with world potential from our hometown of Letterkenny. Step-by-step,” says Sab.

Take a look at www.SourcedBySab.com in the present day as your go-to on-line retailer for sustainable streetwear!

Donegal sisters shaking up the style scene with sustainable streetwear was final modified: March twenty eighth, 2024 by Workers Author