Why is bamboo perfect for athleisure wear?
At Active by GS, we are passionate about finding the best fabric to suit you and your needs. Our combination of organic cotton and bamboo is perfect for you, your skin and the planet. Sustainable, eco-friendly and lightweight, our activewear and athleisure wear are designed to keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
NATURAL FIBRE FABRIC BLENDS
Combining organic cotton with bamboo makes for a buttery soft fabric. Along with the softness, bamboo's natural antibacterial qualities help to cut down on odour and its excellent moisture wicking abilities allow you to stay cool and dry - making it the perfect fabric for athleisure wear when you're out and about.
Our fabric are GOTS certified which means they have been produced using environmentally friendly processes so they are better for the environment and your skin. Not only this, but our fabrics are OEKO-TEX certified too, meaning they do not contain any harmful substances that could damage your skin or irritate it.
Now let’s explore bamboo:
Our bamboo-based fabrics are a renewable resource that is both sustainable and strong. Engineered to be exceptionally soft, these new fabrics are ideal for a range of applications, especially sun protection apparel. It’s breathable, thermo-regulating, moisture wicking, anti-microbial and it helps control odour. Active by GS activewear is designed to offer optimum protection from UV rays during workout sessions or outdoor activities.
ADVANTAGE OF BAMBOO FIBRE
Bamboo fibre can be processed through regenerated or natural process. As it is 100% cellulosic it is bio degradable in nature. Bamboo fibre decomposes without causing pollution.
As a green textile material bamboo has a great advantage over other natural textile materials. Bamboo can be grown without the use of pesticides, which together with other factors such as fast growing rate and low water consumption makes it a sustainable raw material for textiles. Read more about the environmental benefits of bamboo here.
Bamboo fibre is finer & softer than conventional cotton. Cross section of bamboo fibres are filled with micro gaps and micro pores. So it has better moisture absorption and ventilation. In summer, bamboo fabric can evaporate sweat from the human body very fast just like breathing. And hence, very comfortable on your skin and so soft!
Feel the softness of bamboo with our skin friendly and eco-friendly collection. Shop our sustainable, ethical collection here.