Hemp fiber is very strong, and it will keep a good appearance for a long time. As a fabric, hemp provides all the warmth and softness of a natural textile but with superior durability that is seldomly found in other materials. The process of growing hemp fibres does not need irrigation or pesticides since hemp is a very strong and fast growing fibre. Hemp is extremely versatile and can be used for countless products such as apparel, accessories, shoes, furniture, car and home furnishings. Apparel made from hemp incorporates all its beneficial qualities and will likely last longer and withstand harsh conditions.
Linen is known for being the oldest natural fibre still in use today made from the stalks of the flax plant Linum. Linen is highly breathable, soft and a natural insulator. It's fibres are hollow, moving air and moisture naturally. It is valued for its ability to keep cool in the summer months and trap warmth in colder weather. This is all achieved through the natural properties of the fibre itself. The production of linen requires less water and fares better in terms of water toxicity. As a result, overall, the environmental impact of the linen (flax) garment is considered to be much lower than that of the cotton garment.
Multilingual and eclectic Luxembourg City is the cliffs capital of Europe. We worked out some recommendations with our friends and retailers in Luxembourg City and came up with a short list of useful and conscious locations in the city to help you enjoy your stay.
Elementum and Yuka Okada met each other in a sustainable fashion event in Tokyo. Since then their friendship has grown, personally and professionally. We asked a few questions to our dear friend and collaborator, Yuka, owner of INHEELS, a Japanese sustainable fashion brand and also co-founder of a creative residency in Tokyo called Almost Perfect.
In a colourful palette and beautiful tiles, Lisbon rolls out its typical streets and endows you with easy enjoyment, letting you wander its beautiful limestone cobbled streets to discover every corner of the city. Effortlessly beautiful and warmly welcoming, Lisbon’s long history and conscious modernizing make it a serene and inspiring European Capital.