Natural fiber fashion is essential for several reasons. First and foremost, natural fibers such as cotton, linen, silk, and wool are biodegradable and renewable resources. By choosing clothing made from these fibers, we can reduce the environmental impact of the fashion industry and promote sustainability.
Secondly, natural fiber fashion tends to be more breathable and comfortable compared to synthetic materials. Fabrics like cotton and linen allow air to circulate, helping to regulate body temperature and prevent excessive sweating. This makes natural fiber clothing suitable for various climates and seasons.
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Additionally, natural fibers often have a lower carbon footprint compared to synthetic fibers. The production of synthetic materials like polyester involves the use of fossil fuels and chemicals, contributing to pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Natural fibers, on the other hand, require less energy and water during production, making them a more environmentally friendly choice.
Moreover, natural fiber fashion supports local communities and traditional craftsmanship. Many natural fibers are produced through sustainable farming practices, providing livelihoods for farmers and artisans. By opting for natural fiber clothing, we can help preserve traditional techniques and support fair trade practices.
In summary, natural fiber fashion is essential due to its eco-friendliness, comfort, lower carbon footprint, and positive impact on local communities and traditional craftsmanship.
Why Shop Natural Fiber Clothes?
Clothing that is made from natural fibers is just that, natural. There are no synthetic fibres or synthetic materials being used to create the clothing. Here are a couple of reasons you should convert to shopping for natural fiber clothing.
1. Breathable - The reason this type of clothing is breathable is because of the products it takes to produce it. Items like cotton, hemp, etc. are used to create this clothing which are breathable materials. It can help with comfortability, odor, allergies, and sensitive skin.
2. Durable - The natural fibers are much more long lasting than synthetic fiber produced items. Fully synthetic fibers are low quality and can get damaged easily in the washer. The best way to keep your natural clothing longer lasting is to use cold water and let it air dry.
3. Sustainable - What makes it sustainable is its natural fabrics. Creating these products is a better and healthier way of creating clothing. It doesn't require as much use of water to create the clothing. It also uses fewer chemicals and generates less greenhouse gas emissions.
4. Biodegradable - Because they’re made of natural fibers it’s easier for the products to decompose in the landfill. Common synthetic fibers, polyester fibers, and polyester acrylic can take years to decompose. The natural fibers take about 6 weeks to decompose without releasing harsh chemicals.
5. Ethical - All of the reasons listed above are what make using, creating and owning this type of clothing ethical. It’s better for the individual person using it. It’s long lasting which means you get a high quality item and a bang for your buck.
It’s also sustainable and biodegradable which is great for the environment. And the raw materials used to create these products are naturally occurring. Owning these pieces will make you feel and look great.
If you want to be an ethical shopper you should look into buying products that contain natural fibers. It is one small step into becoming an ethical consumer. Choosing to have an organic and natural fiber wardrobe will elevate both how you look and feel. If you want more information on how to become an ethical shopper, you can learn more through our recent blog.
Is BeachCandy a Natural Fiber Fashion Brand?
BeachCandy is transitioning towards becoming a natural, eco-friendly, sustainable and ethical brand. We’ve recently launched Be The Change Organics. In this collection we provide products that are made from fibers such as 100% cotton, hemp, and silk. With this collection we’re aiming to take a step into a non-toxic fashionable future.
What Are Some Beach Candy Natural Fiber Fashion Essentials?
All our apparel from the Be the Change Organics Collection are made from natural fibers. Whether you’re shopping for a dress, pants, or head scarf, they're all made from natural fibers. Here are some classic essentials from the line that you need in your closet.
If you’re looking for a dress then we definitely recommend the Organic Handkerchief Hem Dress. This is the perfect dress to have in your closet this summer.
Whether you’re using it for a coffee date or a dancing night out. It's the perfect essential to have in your wardrobe. This dress does not have any types of synthetic fabrics. This makes it breathable for any event in which you’d wear it.
A piece that can be used for various purposes is the Organic Cotton Head Scarf. It will be your best friend over the summer.
You can style the head scarf in different ways. On your head, as a top, as a skirt, and even a handbag. This product is also made from 100% organic indian cotton. It is a staple versatile piece that should be in your closet.
An everyday item from the collection to use is the Organic Cotton/Silk Eye Mask. This piece in the collection has so many benefits for its users. It contains both the natural fibers cotton and silk.
There are many benefits that come from using an eye mask that is both cotton and silk. The benefits are it being breathable, comfortable, non-irritating to the skin, prevents eyelash breakage, and prevents breakouts.
Anything and everything in this collection can be essential natural fiber pieces that you can incorporate into your wardrobe. These pieces will make you look great and feel great. Knowing you’re being helpful to the planet while being fashionable is what we want our BC babes to experience. Shop our Be The Change Organics Collection.