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UPGRADE TO LYOCELL
The luxurious silk-like softness and superior comfort of our underwear is spelled Lyocell. Lyocell is an extremely breathable cellulose fabric; naturally anti-bacterial, wicks moisture away from the body, while maintaining both its shape and color, wash after wash. Material Culture—an izikhothane dance collective from Johannesburg—explores the benefits of the Lyocell fabric in this video directed by Christian Larson.
LYOCELL ABSORBS PERSPIRATION AT A RATE FIFTY TIMES THAT OF COTTON, AND DUE TO ITS QUICK WICKING ABILITIES, IT’S NATURALLY ANTI-BACTERIAL AND ANTI-ODOR (WITHOUT THE CHEMICAL ADDITIVES THAT ARE USED ON SYNTHETICS AND MANY COTTON PRODUCTS.)
THE MICROSCOPIC SURFACES OF LYOCELL FIBERS ARE SMOOTHER THAN THE SURFACES OF MODAL, COTTON AND WOOL, REDUCING SKIN IRRITATION.
WITH LYOCELL FABRICS, THERE IS NO NEED FOR FABRIC SOFTENER OR BLEACH, AND ENERGY AND WATER USE CAN BE DECREASED DUE TO SHORTER WASHING MACHINE CYCLES.
NANOFIBRILS ARE THE KEY TO THE PERFORMANCE OF LYOCELL, WHICH IS THE FIRST CELLULOSE FIBER TO USE THIS NANOTECHNOLOGY. THE NANOFIBRILS ARE OPTIMIZED TO ABSORB MOISTURE, WITH EXCELLENT COOLING PROPERTIES. BY CONTRAST, SYNTHETIC FIBERS DO NOT ABSORB MOISTURE.
ABOUT MATERIAL CULTURE