Why Choose Hemp?
Hemp and other organics fibers can both fuel the economy and change the course to sustainable multiproduct viable alternatives. It is an amazing complex fabric that can be used in most apparel and a variety of other products. Hemp delivers a number of advantages, both in terms of performance and sustainability, which makes a person wonder why it was banned in the United States in 1937. It was the first crop sewn into fabric nearly 10,000 years ago. It’s a cultivated natural fiber with low impact on environment. It effortlessly grows organic with no use of pesticides or synthetic fertilizers. Anything that oil is used for Hemp can replace and with better results!
Hemp fiber is one of the strongest and most durable of all natural textile fibers. Products made from Hemp will outlast their competition by many years. Not only is Hemp strong, but it also holds its shape, stretching less than any other natural fiber. This prevents Hemp garments from stretching out or becoming distorted with use. Hemp is also naturally resistant to mold due to its antibacterial properties.
COMFORT & STYLE
Hemp’s comfort and style are second to none. The more Hemp is used, the softer it gets. Hemp doesn’t wear out, it wears in. Hemp’s porous nature allows it to “breathe,” so that it stays cool in warm weather. Furthermore, air which is trapped in the fibers is warmed by the body, making Hemp garments naturally warm in cooler weather.
AUTHENTIC / ELEGANT
Naturally elegant fiber with a unique texture. Can be as soft as cotton and deliver a natural linen elegance. Porous by nature, hemp retains its color better than any other fabric.
Hemp is a sustainable crop and easy to grow on fast rotations; 3 to 4 months and it´s ready for harvest. As strong CO2 consumers, Hemp plants help to clean polluted air and land. While traditional cotton crops damage land, hemp actually enriches the soil over continuous cultivation, and is able to recover damaged soils. Rotating crops with Hemp increases yield on the accompanying crop.
ORGANIC, NO PESTICIDES
Organic by nature, Hemp needs no chemicals at all to grow strong and Healthy. It grows very fast and can fight insects and plagues by itself with no impact on the fiber quality and overall productivity.
Hemp v/s Traditional Cotton
Traditional cotton crops use huge amounts of pesticides. Hemp does not require pesticides to produce fiber.
Cotton crops require 50% more water than Hemp for the same amount of land.
Cotton needs from two to four times the land Hemp requires for the same amount of fiber.
No tree or plant species on earth has the commercial, economic, and environmental potential of hemp!