Known to some as the “fiber from the sea”, chitosan is a relatively new fashion addition that is enhancing today’s clothing. With a long list of benefiting properties, one being that it is anti-microbial, it has been transforming athletic
The last thing you think of when it comes to wood products is probably lyocell. Is the first thing paper? How about a desk? Tons of items contain wood but did you think it would be in your clothing?
This week I am expanding on last week’s topic of toxic clothing. The hidden toxins in our clothing is important to understand. I promise this isn’t going to sound like a chemistry class! However, it will hopefully convey the
When we think of plastic, the first thing that comes to most minds is soda bottles, milk jugs, grocery bags, food containers, etc. But did you know it is also in our clothing?! These soft plastic fibers are known
Capable of growing up to four feet a day, bamboo is the world’s fastest-growing woody plant. Because of its high growth rate and diverse growing regions, it is often touted as being a very sustainable and versatile resource. Thus,
Leather is a durable, flexible material that has been around for years and is commonly used in the fashion industry. Everything from shoes to hats can be found made out of leather and although it was once thought to
The term organic isn’t just applied to our foods. Nowadays there are organic beauty products, organic personal products and even organic clothing. Although we do not eat cotton (or at least I sure hope you don’t) there are several