Weaving Lotus Flower Fabric
a lasting connection to create the well-being of the poorest to the richest
In 2003, Samatoa established the foundations of a solid fabric composed of the best experts in bio-textiles and ethical fashion. Samatoa is a social textile enterprise focusing on the values of fair trade and sustainable development to create an alternative to the textile industry. Creating the greenest and most innovative textile in the world, Samatoa was recognized in 2012 by the UNESCO Prize for excellence for its unique lotus flower fabric.
Its unique lotus, silk, kapok and banana based fabrics are becoming increasingly popular amongst international designers in ethical fashion and luxury industries. Today, the demand is soaring and the company must support its growth to achieve sustainable development. Samatoa wants to win market shares by responding in priority to requests for lotus flower fabric and create the necessary leverage to sustain its overall growth. Samatoa is responsible for the manufacturing processes from beginning to end – from yarn to finished product – with no intermediaries or outside providers. This is how we ensure the quality of all our products.
During our search, we also developed a fantastic team of expert spinners, weavers, seamstresses, and designers. Our innovative fabrics are 100% ecological, hand spun, and woven, following traditional Cambodian methods. This gives them a unique texture and properties that is now in high demand worldwide and currently unavailable elsewhere on the planet.
Our lotus flower fabric is currently sold our Siem Reap shop as well as in Tang Tang Tang Tang (TTTT) in Hong Kong, and the Tangs Store in Singapore. Our fabrics are in demand by designers from the United States, Europe, and Australia.