Our Fabrics

Extending the longevity of your garment - Tips to keep your clothing beautiful and timeless

Wear more, wash less: Properly caring for your clothing in between wears will allow your clothes to stay fresh for many wears. Washing your clothes less will help them endure years of wear.


Care in-between wears

Spot clean: When you stain your clothing it is not destined for the washing machine. Instead, spot or sponge clean it with a natural stain remover, such as combining baking soda and water to create a stain-removing paste. 

Natural Steam: Natural steam is always a great way to freshen up your clothing as well. Try hanging clothes up in the bathroom during a shower to help release wrinkles.


When it’s time to wash

Wash full loads: Washing full loads is more energy efficient because the same amount of electricity is used to wash a small load as a full load. Use a natural or eco-friendly laundry detergent. 

Wash in cold water: Wash clothing at 30° C or less. According to Smithsonian Magazine, washing clothes on a hot cycle uses 75% more energy than cold water washes, and warm water is also more likely to break down dyes and fibers.  

Dry clean selectively: For "dry clean only" clothing, wait until it is necessary. When it is time, take your clothes to an eco-friendly dry cleaner. 



Air dry: Lay flat or hang the clothing to dry. Air drying reduces the use of electricity and fiber degradation, increasing the lifespan of garments and reducing their climate impact. 

Use wool dryer balls: When machine drying, use organic wool dryer balls to increase airflow, and reduce drying time and electricity use. 


Specific drying instructions for our favorite materials 

Knitwear: Wash by hand in cold water. Lay sweaters flat, inside out to dry. Fold sweaters for storage. Never hang. 

Woven garments made from plant-based fibers: Wash gently in cold water. Hang to dry and store. 


Repairing Garments

Minor damage to your garment; a lost button, yarn pulls, shortened hem, and broken straps are easily repairable at home. Repairing your clothing will make you feel more connected to it. 

If you don’t feel comfortable altering or repairing your garment, use a local tailor contributes to your local handworker economy while extending the life of your garments.

Organic Cotton

Cotton is a breathable and comfortable natural fiber. Sustainable farming practices eliminate the use of toxic chemicals, maintain soil fertility, and use less water than conventional methods, which protects the planet, cotton growers, spinners, and weavers.


Made from flax plant fibers, which require little to no irrigation and no synthetic inputs, linen fibers are more durable than cotton and have moisture-wicking, breathability, and anti-bacterial properties making linen a great fabric to be a timeless piece in your summer wardrobe.

Linen is one of the most biodegradable fabrics. Linen fabric is made from the cellulose fibers that grow inside the stalks of the flax plant.

Tencel™ Lyocell Fibers

Lyocell is a strong and elastic fiber that is durable with a beautiful drape. TENCEL™ Lyocell fibers are made by the Austrian company Lenzing, in a process that dissolves eucalyptus wood pulp from sustainably grown forests to produce fibers within a closed-loop production system. The closed-loop system reuses water and solvents needed for production which reduces their impact on the planet.

Lenzing’s Global Supplier Code of Conduct requires all suppliers to comply with certain standards regarding health, safety, respect for human rights, environmental protection, ethical principles, and management practice

FS Alpaca

Our Alpaca fibers come from responsibly bred and gently sheared alpacas and are sorted, spun, and dyed at a closed loop Women-owned manufacturer in Peru. Alpacas have delicate padded feed and teeth that allow them to “cut” the grass, both of these minimize land degradation and over-grazing.