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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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Tencel

Tencel is a trademark name for a type of lyocell produced by the Austrian company Lenzing AG. It is an artificial fibre made from regenerated cellulose, which is derived from sustainably harvested trees. It is considered to be one of the most eco-friendly fibres.

Pros

Biodegradable, very soft, silky smooth, drapes well, durable, breathable, absorbent, hypoallergenic, lightweight, wrinkle-resistant, shrink-resistant

Cons

Expensive