Sustainable Fabric Guide

Discover the pros & cons

Find out what materials are sustainable and what sustainable brands are using the fabrics to make their clothes.  This style guide will help you understand what materials to look for (and avoid) so you shop sustainably and build a wardrobe that’s kind to the planet (and your skin).

WHAT MATERIALS ARE SUSTAINABLE?

 

These articles will help you on your journey towards understanding the complexity of the materials your clothes are made from.   A sustainable wardrobe should also factor in the impact of the fabric.   

To understand if a fabric is sustainable you need to know where it comes from, what processes are involved to make it, and what impact it has after you take it home (aftercare, washing, dry cleaning, etc).

 

Is Leather Sustainable?
Is Tencel Sustainable?
Is Organic Cotton Sustainable?
What is rPET?
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