Are you searching for ways to update your wardrobe and make it more sustainable? Don't worry, we got you! Here are our top 5 eco-friendly fabrics to look out for paired with styles from our selection of sustainable brands.
TENCEL™ was recently featured on Vogue and Cosmopolitan for it's versatility and it's easily biodegradable nature. Made in a closed-loop process with wood pulp from sustainably harvested trees, it stands out for it's soft feel and it's ability to hold dye to make vibrantly colorful textiles.
Cupro is made by taking the fine cotton plant strands stuck to the seeds that are usually thrown away. Commonly used as a replacement for silk, this cousin to Tencel, is also made with a closed loop system. Meaning there's no wasted water because the chemicals used can be easily extracted and reused for the next round of production.
Organic cotton is grown naturally without all the pesticides that traditional cotton is grown with making it better for the environment and better for you. In addition to the environmental benefits, organic cotton is much softer, durable, and will last longer because it isn't made without all the harsh chemicals you'll find in synthetic fabrics. Some of the benefits of organic cotton include protecting the environment, reducing water usage, safe environment for livestock and farmers.
Often, Linen doesn't need to be dyed as it is naturally ivory, grey, and tan. When untreated, linen is 100% biodegradable. Flax, the plant linen is made from, uses less water to grow and can be made into many products, resulting in less to zero waste. Favored in the summer, it absorbs moisture and handles high heat with ease.