“Habitat 21”, learn more about the manufacturing details of its exclusive fabrics

Last December 2019, in London, you’ve discovered “Habitat 21”- a fashion-forward & responsible project created by Denim PV.

“Habitat 21” highlighted the eco-responsible approaches of 12 denim mills together with the Spring Summer 21 fashion trends.

Browse through the article to discover the details of these exclusive sustainable developments and get at the same time the hottest trends for Spring Summer 21!

 

Trend #1 Smooth suppleness

Pale tones, reducing pigment in colourways. Fresh feeling, summery tones. Lightness and smooth suppleness with lyocell blends and reducing water in processes.

 

Fabric #1 KILIM DENIM

Performance codes:
ORGANIC: a fabric with a majority of certified-organic natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk, linen).
RECYCLED: a fabric with a majority of recycled fibres, either natural or synthetic (principally cotton, wool, linen, polyester, polyamide or silk).

Fabric information:
61.3% organic cotton | 31.1% tencel | 5.3% recycled polyamide |2.3% recycled elastane
10.2 oz
126″ width

Fabric #2 BERTO

Performance codes:
RESPONSIBLE FINISHING: dyes and treatments respecting the strictest international standards (regarding laundering, the absence of heavy metals, water conservation, pollution-reduction).
END OF LIFE PROCESS: Material whose end of life is taken into account from its inception. For example: biodegradable, compostable or recyclable.

Fabric information:
54% BCI cotton | 45% polypropylene | 1% elastane

Fabric #3 BERTO

Performance codes:
RESPONSIBLE FINISHING: dyes and treatments respecting the strictest international standards (regarding laundering, the absence of heavy metals, water conservation, pollution-reduction).
END OF LIFE PROCESS: Material whose end of life is taken into account from its inception. For example: biodegradable, compostable or recyclable.
WATERLESS: Dyes and finishings using far less water than standard processes.

Fabrics informations:
75% BCI cotton | 23% polypropylene | 2% elastane

Process:
Denim made following the rules of Detox Commitment (eliminating all releases of all hazardous chemicals).
Production certified OEKO-TEX Standard 100.
Cotton is coming from rainfed areas (less water used to grow it).
Prolypropylene is recyclable.
9.5 oz
151″ width

 

Trend #2: Moving lightness

Water inspires the decorations with surfaces take water reflection aspects. Lightness plays with lyocell blends and recycled/organic cotton

Fabric #1 TAVEX EUROPE

Performance codes:
RECYCLED: a fabric with a majority of recycled fibres, either natural or synthetic (principally cotton, wool, linen, polyester, polyamide or silk).
RESPONSIBLE FINISHING: dyes and treatments respecting the strictest international standards (regarding laundering, the absence of heavy metals, water conservation, pollution-reduction).

Fabrics informations:
90% BCI cotton
10% recycled cotton (GRS certified)

Process:
Production certified OEKO-TEX Standard 100.
12 oz
63″  width

Fabric #2 ORTA ANADOLU

Performance codes:
RESPONSIBLE FINISHING: dyes and treatments respecting the strictest international standards (regarding laundering, the absence of heavy metals, water conservation, pollution-reduction).
ORGANIC: a fabric with a majority of certified-organic natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk, linen).
WATERIES: Dyes and finishings using far less water than standard processes.
RECYCLED: a fabric with a majority of recycled fibres, either natural or synthetic (principally cotton, wool, linen, polyester, polyamide or silk).

Fabrics informations:
76% organic cotton (OCS certified) / 16% tencel / 6%eme / 2% polyester

Process:
Bio indigo dyed and clay coating. Use of elastomultiester, natural recycled and renewable fibre.
6.05 oz
140″ width

Fabric #3 KILIM DENM

Performance codes:
ORGANIC: a fabric with a majority of certified-organic natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk, linen).

Fabrics informations:
63.4% organic cotton  / 35.1 % lyocell / 1.5% elastane
9.9 oz
140″ width

 

Trend #3: Graduated shades

Graduated shades goes from dark tones up to whitening. Season takes artisanal look with linen blends and ring yarns to create irregularities.

Fabric #1 BERTO

Performance codes:
RECYCLED: a fabric with a majority of recycled fibres, either natural or synthetic (principally cotton, wool, linen, polyester, polyamide or silk).
RESPONSIBLE FINISHINGS: dyes and treatments respecting the strictest international standards (regarding laundering, the absence of heavy metals, water conservation, pollution-reduction).
WATERLESS: Dyes and finishings using far less water than standard processes.

Fabrics informations:
70% BCI cotton / 25% recycled cotton (GRS certified) / 5% polyester

Process:
Indigo warp dyed with indigo SKY (less chemicals). Production certified OEKO-TEX Standard 100. Cotton is coming from rainfed areas (less water used to grow it).
12 oz
140″ width

Fabric #2 SOORTY

Performance codes:
ORGANIC: a fabric with a majority of certified-organic natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk, linen).

Fabrics informations:
93% BCI cotton / 7% linen
7.25 oz
64″ width

 

Trend #4: Non-uniformity

Irregularities in fibres and on surfaces. Wrinkled and non-ironed aspects. Crispy look. Mix with hemp and recycled fibres.

Fabric #1 PROSPERITY TEXTILE

Performance codes:
ORGANIC: a fabric with a majority of certified-organic natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk, linen).

Fabrics informations:
69% BCI cotton / 17% hemp / 14% organic cotton
9.8 oz
61.5″ width

Fabric #2 BERTO INDUSTRIA TESSILE

Fabrics informations: 67% BCI coton / 32% polypropylene / 1% elasthanne

Denim made following the rules of Detox Commitment(eliminating all releases of all hazardous chemicals). Production certified OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Cotton coming from rained areas (less water used to grow it). Polypropylene is recyclable.

7,5oz
153’’ width

Fabric #3 BOSSA

Performance codes:
RECYCLED: a fabric with a majority of recycled fibres, either natural or synthetic (principally cotton, wool, linen, polyester, polyamide or silk).
RESPONSIBLE FINISHING: dyes and treatments respecting the strictest international standards (regarding laundering, the absence of heavy metals, water conservation, pollution-reduction).
WATERLESS: Dyes and finishings using far less water than standard processes.

Fabrics informations: 80% BCI cotton / 20% PCRD denim

Old denims shredded into fibers to produce post consumer recycle denim (PCRD). Fabric dyed with SAVEBLUE technology (85% less water).

Trend #5: Non-uniformity

Tone on tone mineral inspiration, connected to earth inspiration. Sustainability with laser friendly processes and discreet shine.

Fabric #1 SOORTY

Performance codes:
ORGANIC: a fabric with a majority of certified-organic natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk, linen).
RESPONSIBLE FINISHINGS: dyes and treatments respecting the strictest international standards (regarding laundering, the absence of heavy metals, water conservation, pollution-reduction).
WATERLESS: Dyes and finishings using far less water than standard processes.

Fabrics informations: 99% BCI cotton / 1% elastane

Laser friendly fabric allowing worn-in finishes by using less water, energy and chemicals.

11.60 oz
60’’ width

Fabric #2 BERTO

Performance codes:
RESPONSIBLE FINISHINGS: dyes and treatments respecting the strictest international standards (regarding laundering, the absence of heavy metals, water conservation, pollution-reduction).

Fabrics informations: 98% BCI cotton / 2% elastane

Production certified  OEKO-TEX Standard 100. Silver applied in weft yarn through a sustainable galvanic process.

8.55 oz
125’’ width

Fabric #3 CALIK DENIM

Performance codes:
RECYCLED: a fabric with a majority of recycled fibres, either natural or synthetic (principally cotton, wool, linen, polyester, polyamide or silk).
ORGANIC: a fabric with a majority of certified-organic natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk, linen).
RESPONSIBLE FINISHINGS: dyes and treatments respecting the strictest international standards (regarding laundering, the absence of heavy metals, water conservation, pollution-reduction).
WATERLESS: Dyes and finishings using far less water than standard processes.

Fabrics informations: 62% organic cotton (OCS certified) / 17.50% modal (FSC certified) / 15% recycled cotton / 4% polyester / 1.50% elastane

D-clear Technology (less water and chemicals). Modal producted from renewable source of beeh wood from sustainable forests (FSC certified).

12.75 oz
147’’ width

Trend #6: Non-uniformity

Irregularities with speckled aspects and effects on surfaces. Combining wrinkles and speckled.

Fabric #1 ADVANCE DENIM

Performance codes:
ORGANIC: a fabric with a majority of certified-organic natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk, linen).

Fabrics informations: 86% organic cotton (OCS certified) / 9% recycled paper / 3% polyamide
10.9 oz
63’’ width

Fabric #2 KILIM DENIM

Performance codes:
ORGANIC: a fabric with a majority of certified-organic natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk, linen).

Fabrics informations: 63.4% organi cotton / 35.1% lyocell / 1.5% elastane
9.7 oz
135’’

Fabric #3 SOORTY

Performance codes:
ORGANIC: a fabric with a majority of certified-organic natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk, linen).
RESPONSIBLE FINISHINGS: dyes and treatments respecting the strictest international standards (regarding laundering, the absence of heavy metals, water conservation, pollution-reduction).
WATRLESS: Dyes and finishings using far less water than standard processes.

Fabrics informations: 100% BCI cotton

Process: Laser friendly fabric allowing worn-in finishes by using less water, energy and chemicals.

13 oz
61’’ width

Trend #7: Rich profusion (for the middle one) and Non-uniformity

Calm fantasy. Plays with tone on tones colourways. Linearity through viscose flock, expressed in irregular yarns to highlight construction and expressed through profusion of color.

Fabric #1 ADVANCE DENIM

Performance codes:
ORGANIC: a fabric with a majority of certified-organic natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk, linen).
RECYCLED: a fabric with a majority of recycled fibres, either natural or synthetic (principally cotton, wool, linen, polyester, polyamide or silk).

Fabric informations: 33% organic cotton (OCS Certified) / 67% recycled polyester

Process: recycled polyester made from recycled plastic bottles.

16.8 oz
61’’ width

Fabric #2 KILIM DENIM

Performance codes:
ORGANIC: a fabric with a majority of certified-organic natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk, linen).

Fabric informations: 63.4% organic cotton / 35.1% lyocell / 1.5% elastane
11.2oz
137.5’’ width

Fabric #3 BERTO

Performance codes:
RESPONSIBLE FINISHINGS: dyes and treatments respecting the strictest international standards (regarding laundering, the absence of heavy metals, water conservation, pollution-reduction).

Fabric informations: 98% BCI cotton / 2% elastane / Flock 100% viscose
8.55 oz
130’’ width

Trend #8: Rich profusion

Desire for bold and rich colors. Shades infusing each other, creating colorful transitions. Fantasy that calls for natural dyes.

Fabric #1 BERTO

Fabric informations: 98% BCI cotton/2% elasthanne / Flock : 100% viscose
Production certified OEKO-TEX Standard 100

8,55or
130’’ width

Fabric #2 BERTO INDUSTRIA TESSILE

Fabric informations: 100% BCI cotton ; Denim made following the rules of Detox Commitment (eliminating all releases of all hazardous chemicals)

Production certified OEKO-TEX Standard 100. Cotton coming from rained areas (less water used to grow it)

138’’ width

Fabric #3 SOORTY

Performance codes:
ORGANIC: a fabric with a majority of certified-organic natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk, linen).

Fabric informations: 89% organic cotton / 11% linen

9.4 or
6869’’ width

Trend #9: Non-uniformity and Graphic variations (for the middle one)

Geometric approach in jacquard for a hypnotic visual. Irregularities on surfaces, importance of mouvement through surface aspect and elasticity of fabric. Responsible finishings.

Fabric #1 RAJBY INDUSTRIES

Performance codes:
ORGANIC: a fabric with a majority of certified-organic natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk, linen).
RESPONSIBLE FINISHINGS: dyes and treatments respecting the strictest international standards (regarding laundering, the absence of heavy metals, water conservation, pollution-reduction).

Fabric informations: 100% organic cotton

Process C2C Gold Certified Fabric. Zero Waste Discharge in dyeing and finishing.

11oz
62’’ width

Fabric #2 BERTO

Performance codes:
RESPONSIBLE FINISHINGS: dyes and treatments respecting the strictest international standards (regarding laundering, the absence of heavy metals,

Fabric informations: 97% BCI cotton / 3% elastane

Process: Production certified OEKO-TEX Standard 100/

9.5oz
135’’ width

Fabric #3 BERTO

Performance codes:
RECYCLED: a fabric with a majority of recycled fibres, either natural or synthetic (principally cotton, wool, linen, polyester, polyamide or silk).
RESPONSIBLE FINISHINGS: dyes and treatments respecting the strictest international standards (regarding laundering, the absence of heavy metals.
WATERLESS: Dyes and finishings using far less water than standard processes.

Fabric informations: 70% BCI cotton / 25% recycled cotton (GRS certified) / 5% polyester

Process: Indigo warp dyed with indigo SKY (less chemicals). Production certified OEKO-TEX standard 100. Cotton is coming from rainfed areas (less water used to grow it).

12oz
140’’ width

 

All the finishings were made by ELLETI

Learn more about the innovations and sustainable initiatives of the mills involved in this project.
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