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Fabrics/Materials

Sustainable fabrics/materials

Organic Cotton

Organic Cotton is collected without pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, and processed with no chemicals. Without the use of pesticides, biodiversity is conserved. Organic Cotton provides high quality products that are soft and has a huge positive impact on the environment.

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Organic Hemp

Organic Hemp is considered as carbon negative raw material. It absorbs CO2 from the atmosphere. It does not exhaust the soil, and does not require pesticides. Hemp creates a durable fabric that does not irritate your skin. It tends to be slightly more expensive than other organic fabrics.

Organic Linen

Linen is made from the fibres of the flax plant. It has the ability to keep people cool and absorb water. Organic Linen does not require the use of pesticides or fertilisers and does not need as much water as cotton. It is a long-lasting material who does not need to be replaced for years.

Organic Bamboo

Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants on the planet. It requires little fertilizer for its management. Bamboo clothing is complicated but can be sustainable. It is hypoallergenic and naturally anti-bacterial. Bamboo has high carbon sequestration rate. It can absorb about 5 times the amount of CO2 and produces about 35% more oxygen than other trees.

Recycled Cotton

Recylced cotton is produced from industry fabric waste or other recylced cotton garments. It reduces the strain on water, energy, and habitat destruction. Recycled Cotton prevents from fashion waste ending up in landfill.

Tencel

Tencel is a type of rayon derived from cellulose fibers. These fibres are completely compostable and biodegradable. It is soft, high quality, verstile, absorbent, and breathable.

Apple Leather

Apple Leather is a new sustainable and vegan-friendly fabric. It is made out of the waste of the apple juice industry. It is breathable, durable, and entirely biodegradable.

Certification: Oeko-Tex 100

Bamboo Lyocell

Bamboo Lyocell is made with pure organic bamboo pulp. It is a renewable plant source and uses very little water in comparaison to yield. This fabric is also hypoallergenic, breathable, and tempearture regulating;

Brewed Protein

Brewed Protein is a silky protein fiber inspired by spider silk. It is composed of silky protein produced by microbial fermentation. It is full biodegradable, vegan, and versatile.

Cupro

It is one of the least sustainable fabrics of the list. Cupro is made from recylced garments, essentially from cellulose or from recycled cotton garments. It is a type of vegan silk alternative. The chemical process can be harmful to workers.

EcoVero

Lenzing™ has recently released a new type of viscose fiber, Eco Vero. EcoVero is derived from renewable wood sources using an eco-responsible production process.

Lyocell

Lyocell is a semi-synthetic fabric, commonly used as a substitute for cotton or silk. It is primarly composed of cellulose and does not require a lot of water and pesticides. It occurs in a closed loop system where up to 99,5% of dissolving agents can be reused.

Modal

Modal is a semi synthetic fabric made from wood pulp (beech trees). It is often considered as a luxurious textile thanks to its soft feel and high cost. It requires less water than cotton but the production process includes soaking the fabric in chemicals.

Pinatex

Pinatex is a material made from the leaves of pinapples. Its production is cruelty-free and requires less water as well as no harfmul chemicals that are toxic to wildlife. It has entered the sustainable fashion world as an alternative to leather. The leftover is recylced and used for fertilizer or biomass.

Certification: Oeko-Tex 100

Qmilk

Qmilk is the first natural fiber made from milk that is no longer fit for consumption. Qmilk is not vegan but is 100% natural, soft, smooth, and skin firendly. The fabric is made from casein, a milk protein that is natural, compostable, and siliky smooth.

Qmonos

Qmonos could be used instead of petroleum-based fabrics like nylon or polyester. It is made from synthetic spider silk. Qmonos is the thougest fiber in nature, yet still lightweight and comfy. Qmonos is biodegradable, vegan, durable, and sustainable.

S.Cafe

S.Cafe is another sustainable yarn able to cool down the skin temperature. It is made from discarded coffee grounds and biodegradable wood pulp. It dries faster than cotton and absorbs odors and reflects UV rays.

Scoby Leather

This sustainable leather comes from Kombucha tea. It is fermented using a material called Scoby (Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast) which can be turned into leather. It is cruelty free, biodegradable, does not require chemicals, and is cheaper than real leather.

Woocoa

Woocoa fur is a vegan wool made from hemp, coconut fibers, and mushroom enzymes. Coconut fibers are thermal, and naturally antimicrobial. Hemp fibers are durable and easy to dye.

ECONYL

Econyl is recylced Nylon.It is made entirely from synthetic waste from ocean plastic, waste fabric… It closes the loop on Nylon manufacturing and does not require as much water.

Recylced Polyester

Also known as rPET, Recyled Polyester is obtained by melting down existing plastic and spinning it into new polyester fiber. It is super versatile and can take the shape of many different functions. It keeps plastics from going to landfill and the ocean.