Saturday, March 5, 2011

Environment Impact


One of the latest trends in fabrics are going green, having Eco friendly fabrics in designers collection. Hemp keeps you warm in the winter, and cool in the summer, its also real cozy, that you would want to wear the garment to bed. Hemp is very versatile and can be used for many things like, appeal, accessories, shoes, furniture, and home furnishing. It last long in harsh conditions. Hemp is natural and comes from a plant, and grows fast. "Hemp is an annual plant that grows from seed. It grows in a range of soils, but tends to grow best on land that produces high yields of corn. The soil must be well drained, rich in nitrogen, and non-acidic. Hemp prefers a mild climate, humid atmosphere, and a rainfall of at least 25-30 in (64-76 cm) per year. Soil temperatures must reach a minimum of 42-46°F (5.5-7.7°C) before seeds can be planted."

Pricing runs from $9.00 to $19.00 dollars a yard

Major Designers are making clothing that are made with Hemp, Stella McCartney, Giorgio Armani and Calvin Klein, are some incorporating Hemp into their collections