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The Materials

Part I. A Guide to Curate a Sustainable Closet

Buy less. Choose well. Make it last.

– Vivienne Westwood

The Materials

Part II. Index of Common Fabrics

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Cashmere

Cashmere is a natural protein fibre sourced from goats. It is softer, lighter and stronger than other common types of wool. There are different grades of cashmere, depending on its finest and length. It is considered as a luxurious textile and can commonly found in knitwear, coats and winter accessories.

Pros

Biodegradable, very warm, very soft, durable, breathable, absorbent, lightweight, wrinkle-resistant

Cons

Very expensive, requires special care