Lyocell is a semi-synthetic fibre that is made of wood pulp, often from the eucalyptus tree. While the generic name for this fibre is lyocell, we use Tencel™ produced by Lenzing™ which is traceable to managed forests, processed in a safe way, and is comfortable to wear.
Tencel™ is made of regenerated material that comes from wood. It is processed without chemicals in a closed loop process that recycles 99.5% of solvents, while the remaining trace amounts are decomposed in biological purification plants. The eucalyptus trees are grown on farms where no old growth forests, genetic manipulation, or pesticides are used. These forests are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for social and environmental responsibility.
We love using lyocell in our products because it is sustainable and incredibly soft. It can be found in jersey tees and dresses, men’s shirting, and blended into suiting and other fabrics.
Refibra is a new fibre from Lenzing™, made from recycled cotton (from pre- and post-consumer sources) mixed with Tencel fibres. It is processed in a closed loop, using 95% less water than conventional cotton fibres—and is biodegradable. The Refibra we use is blended with organic cotton and woven in Turkey.