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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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Silk

Silk is a natural protein fibre obtained from silkworm. It is one of the oldest fibres and has been long considered as a luxurious textile due to its natural sheen. It can be commonly found in shinny clothes and dresses.

Pros

Biodegradable, soft, drapes well, shinny, breathable, hypoallergenic, odor-resistant

Cons

Expensive, sensitive to sunlight, requires special care