By  on October 23, 2019

It’s a different kind of nature’s candy. Fiber firms DuPont Biomaterials and Lenzing partnered to launch a new sustainable fabric collection centered on materials derived from nature, taking aim at creating resilient, stretchy fabrics that are buttery soft to the touch ⁠— and botanical.

DuPont’s Sorona brand is made from 37 percent renewable plant-based ingredients and offers a high-performing, responsibly sourced material option, the firm said, while Lenzing’s Tencel-branded fibers are derived from sustainably sourced natural raw material wood. Its new certified mill collection is a blend of DuPont’s Sorona polymer fibers with Tencel Lyocell and Tencel Modal fibers that designers can use across several applications, including activewear, ready-to-wear, intimate apparel and denim.

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