TAG: Textile industry

Clothing Concept With a Twist of Citrus

Clothing Concept With a Twist of Citrus

Could future fashions be made from oranges? This is a question that a team of creative designers asked in a concept project. Adriana Santanocito and a small squad of visionaries who are passionate about bringing sustainable clothing ¬†more mainstream have thought of a new material for making it, the orange. What started as a university dissertation project led to a stint in partnership with the chemistry research and development laboratory at the Polytechnic University of Milan. The creative idea matured into the successful formulation of using the cellulose fibers to produce clothing textiles. The founder of¬†Orange Fiber, Santanocito, discussed the… read more

Unwasting in the Textile Industry

Eco Textiles To Watch For

We use textiles every day; from clothes to coverings, fabrics are important pieces. Several inventive and ecological choices are progressively springing up around the globe. It is nice to know that the numbers of environmentally responsible cloth options are continually growing, and some in places you might not expect. Organic materials, like the fibers from pineapples and bananas, can be successfully used for an assortment of textile products. What would normally be discarded from these natively grown plants is being considered for use as fabrics to make everything from clothing to home furnishings. The fibers from the plants are ideal… read more