breathable, wicking moisture away from the skin while keeping the wearer cooler insummer and warmer in winter. Bamboo, a highly renewable resource, is a fast growinggrass, ready for harvest within 5 years. It is naturally resistant to pests making itrelatively easy to grow without the use of chemicals.
is a polyester fiber made entirely from recycled plastic bottles! EcoSpun fleeceis warm, durable, lightweight, weather resistant and soft to the touch. It is often blendedwith other fibers such as cotton, wool and Tencel for manufacture of clothing, blankets,carpeting, fiberfill and other home furnishings.
can be traced back 10,000 years making it one of the oldest textiles knownto man. The fabric for the first flag of the United States of America was hemp, as werethe covers for the wagons that dared to venture west, attesting to its strength anddurability. It resists UV light and is mold resistant. Its texture is compared most closely tolinen. For the record, industrial hemp has no drug value. Hemp is grown organically,needs no irrigation, is insect resistant and is harvested and processed without machinery.It produces up to 3 times more fiber per acre than cotton. Woven hemp is breathable andmay be produced on its own as a fabric or combined with other fibers as a blend.
offer a viable sustainable solution to synthetics. As a fabric, Ingeo'sluxurious feel contradicts its durability and easy maintenance. A derivative of fermentedcorn, an annually renewable resource, Ingeo fibers require about half of the energyneeded in the production of synthetic polyester and release fifty percent fewer greenhousegasses during the production process. From raw material through to the end product, themanufacture of Ingeo fibers integrates environmental responsibility with excellent product performance and comfort. This extraordinary product delivers comparable performance characteristics to the easy care synthetic polyester fibers we have come tolove in a variety of clothing and home accessories.
is derived from the flax plant, and like hemp, its use dates back thousands of years.Linen is absorbent and breathable which gives it excellent wicking qualities. Organicallygrown linen drapes beautifully and compliments many fabrics as a blend, giving eco-friendly designers yet another fabric to further verify that the new "green" is style,quality, and performance.
is made using a by-product of the process used to make tofu. Because of itshigh protein count, it is receptive to natural dyes, has an amazingly soft cashmere quality,is lightweight, breathable and super comfortable to wear. What more can we say?
is made from wood pulp cellulose. It offers a soft, silky hand, has super absorbency qualities, is as strong as any synthetic, enjoys the coolness of linen and is aswarm as wool! The most naturally hygienic fiber, Tencel prevents the growth of bacteria.Through manipulation of the fibers during processing, a variety of looks from denim tosuede can be accomplished.