Did you know that choosing natural fiber over synthetic fiber garments can reduce the carbon footprint of the clothing industry by up to 50%? It's time to make a change and invest in sustainable clothing options. One such option is Pima cotton, often overlooked but a game-changer in the world of sustainable fashion.
Pima cotton, known as the "cashmere of cotton," is grown in the southwestern United States and in Peru. In fact, Peru is one of the leading producers of Pima cotton in the world, known for its exceptional quality and long fibers. These long fibers make Pima cotton the strongest and most durable type of cotton available. This means that garments made from Pima cotton will last longer, reducing waste and promoting a more sustainable production process. Its exceptional softness and shine make it perfect for knitted garments, a great option for sustainable fashion because they are lightweight, flexible, and versatile.
But the benefits of Pima cotton go beyond just durability and softness. It is also hypoallergenic, perfect for those with sensitive skin. It is also naturally breathable, keeping you cool and dry, making it perfect for warm weather and active lifestyles. Imagine feeling comfortable, confident, and stylish while making a positive impact on the environment.
At Genes we believe in the power of sustainable materials like Pima cotton to create garments that are not only good for the environment but also good for the consumer. Our Pima cotton-knitted garments are a prime example of this commitment. They are soft, durable, and perfect for any season. By choosing to invest in Pima cotton-knitted garments, you are not only making a fashion statement but also a statement for a more sustainable and ethical fashion industry.
Don't just take our word for it, explore the world of sustainable fashion and discover the potential of Pima cotton. By doing so, we can reduce our environmental impact and create a better world for future generations. This is a change that we can all contribute to, one garment at a time. Take the first step towards a cleaner and more responsible fashion industry and make Pima cotton your go-to sustainable option.
"Environmental impacts of the textile and clothing industry" by the Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI) and commissioned by the European Commission in 2009.