Bamboo is one of the fastest-growing, less-thirsty plants in the world, making it a sustainable source of fiber for apparel fabrics. Bamboo is also known as rayon and it feels softer and is more durable and breathable than cotton.
Recycled silk is silk that was unusused in production and would othewise be thrown away. It's "new" silk that was "rescued". The yarn is hand-spun in Nepal and India, giving women there a way to work and earn money. It's beautiful all around.
Alpacas live largely in highlands of the Peruvian Andes. Alpacas are more efficient than goats. An alpaca drinks less water than a goat and can handily grow enough wool for four or five sweaters in a year. It takes four goats the same amount of time to produce sufficient cashmere for a single sweater.
Tencel is a semi-synthetic fiber with properties almost identical to cotton. It’s part of the Rayon family, made from renewable plant materials.
The majority of our woven fabric is made of viscose, another man-made fiber made from renewable plant material.
Rayon, modal, and lyocell are produced from renewable cellulosic plants such as beech trees, pine trees, and bamboo. All three fibers are bio-degradable.