Tencel

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An Easy-Going Attitude: Tencel

With its rich feel and drape of an expensive silk, you'd never suspect that Tencel® lyocell is manufactured from natural wood pulp cellulose. A man-made and biodegradable fabric, Tencel looks as attractive in skirts and dressy pants at the workplace as it does in casual shorts by the poolside. Easy to care for, it wrinkles less than cotton yet is softer and stronger.

Background

Lyocell, better known as Tencel, is a fiber made from the wood pulp of trees that are grown and replaced on specialized tree farms. Unlike most cellulosic fabrics, Tencel is produced using recyclable, Earth-friendly solvents. When blended with cotton, Tencel adds wrinkle-resistance and the lustrous feel of a silk.

Highlights

  • Similar in look to silk but much easier to care for
  • Similar in softness to cotton but without the wrinkles
  • Similar in smoothness and drape to rayon
  • Similar in strength and durability to a synthetic fiber
  • Capable of holding deep, vibrant colors
  • Highly absorbant and breathable for increased comfort
  • Worry-free – wrinkle resistant, shrink resistant and static resistant

General care

  • Machine washable and dryable – please follow care instructions on label
  • Little ironing required
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