can be found in clothing that ranges from bamboo t-shirts to skirts, yoga pants, jackets and more. Be sure to check out bamboo clothing as an alternative to organic cotton clothing. You'll be amazed at the quality and comfort you find. ONNO is a manufacturer of organic clothing, bamboo...

In other words, hemp clothing will keep you warmer in winter and cooler in summer than cotton. Apart from all these qualities, hemp is one of the most ecologically friendly plants. When grown organically, hemp fiber 'breathes' and is biodegradable. Briefly, hemp clothing looks great, feels...

There was a time in history when beautiful clothes could only be acquired by members of the Royal Court. Only the extremely wealthy could afford fine clothes. The middle class might have been able to painstakingly make their own out of less fine fabrics and trims. But homemade, roughly-hewn...

It will consider the dynamics of change and innovation within the production, trade, retailing and consumption of textiles and clothing in the period before the nineteenth century. This requires an understanding of the history of making cloth and clothes, of the training and organization of...

Here, Abraham Cahan, a famous New York journalist and prominent socialist, identifies a stark irony in the history of American clothing manufacture and design: Foreigners ourselves, and mostly unable to speak English, we had Americanized the system of providing clothes for the American...

The colors were so bright, I can't imagine some of them existed hundreds of years ago as the history of their clothing suggests. The image of these elaborately dressed women were particularly striking when you saw them coming toward you through the mud, rain and mountain sized animal...

China is becoming a leading producer of hemp fabrics, but they generally use chemicals for processing and dying their finished products, making them less green than other choices. Fashion & Earth provides eco-consumers with hemp clothing at affordable prices. With their hassle free returns...

By Adrian Desbarats You know trees as heroes when it comes to sequestering carbon and combating climate change, but could hemp clothing challenge that reputation? As trees grow, they inhale carbon dioxide gas and convert it into carbon-based fibers, which locks up this greenhouse gas for as...

By Adrian Desbarats In Part I of this series, we discussed the early history of hemp clothing production and how hemp products of some kind existed in just about every culture world wide. We discussed the many benefits of this fibre which made it easy to understand why the fibre reached such...

 

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