Article: Know your fabrics - 3 Natural
Know your fabrics - 3 Natural
One of the questions we get asked most often is what is the difference between the many fabrics. In fact there are 3 categories of fabrics commonly used in fashion: Synthetic, Man-Made and Natural fabrics. Let’s look at:
People have worn COTTON, WOOL, SILK and LINEN since before recorded history. Comfortable to wear, breathable and biodegradable, they are perceived as being better for the environment. Sadly, unregulated production processes can be highly polluting and wasteful of water.
B.C.I. - BETTER COTTON INITIATIVE is a not-for-profit organisation working directly with farmers to promote better management of natural resources, producing cotton sustainably. Look for the BCI Cotton or Organic badges on our website products and in the Eco filter.