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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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Linen

Linen is a natural cellulose fibre made from flax plants. It is one of the oldest fibres and is considered as a very sustainable textile. It can be commonly found in summer clothes due to its characteristics of coolness and high absorbency.

Pros

Biodegradable, very durable, very breathable, very absorbent, cool, lightweight, hypoallergenic

Cons

Wrinkles, less soft