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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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Cupro

Cupro, also known as bemberg, is an artificial regenerated cellulose fibre made from cotton linter, which is a waste product of the cotton making process. It is a type of rayon and is usually used as an alternative to silk. It is commonly used in linings, clothes, underwear and activewear. It is considered as a very sustainable textile.

Pros

Biodegradable, soft, silky smooth, drapes well, shinny, breathable, absorbent, wrinkle-resistant, hypoallergenic

Cons

Holds up to stains