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Synthetic textiles have been dominating the fashion scene for far too long. The environment is paying the price. The good news is, there are a number of sustainable alternatives in natural fibers and semi-synthetics.

There are three main groups of fibers used in clothing textiles:

  • synthetic
  • semi-synthetic
  • and natural fibers.
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Silk Fabric

Silk fabric is made from silk fiber. Silk fiber is...
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Hemp Clothing

Hemp clothing is an extremely durable and comfortable natural...
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Cotton Fabric

Cotton fabric is made from cotton fiber. Cotton fiber is...
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Semi-Synthetic Fabric: Rayon, Modal, Lyocell, & Cupro

Rayon fabric, modal fabric, lyocell fabric (Tencel), and Cupro...
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What Is Polyester Fabric?

In short, polyester is plastic. Polyester fabric is a...
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What Is Acrylic Fabric?

Acrylic fabric is made with plastic threads. The plastic threads...
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Polyamide Fabric and Nylon Fabric

Polyamide fabric, also known as nylon fabric, is made...
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The Differences Between Synthetic, Semi-synthetic, & Natural Fibers

Ever wonder what's in your clothes? Why one shirt...