Tag: recycled cashmere
Cashmere: what is recycled yarn?
Recycled is not the same as recyclable. Check the label carefully, because the big bulk of clothing made from recycled fibers is actually a mix with plastic-derivatives. Recycling this yarn is made that much harder because of it, and the plastics never really disappear from the cycle. This is exactly the reason why we at Ida&Volta, decided that we will only use 100 % recycled pure yarns.Read more
Cashmere: from luxury to fast fashion
At Ida&Volta, we research all raw materials in order to make sure they match (y)our values. We concluded, just as performance brand Patagonia before us, that anno 2020, it is no longer responsible nor ethical to source virgin (“new”) cashmere.Read more