If you’re like me, late summer often feels like the need to do as much outdoor activity as possible while the weather is still warm. I want to relax outside, I want to socialize outside with friends and family, and, especially after Five months of being indoors due to lockdown, I have a strong urge to put my workout routine in Get out into nature – walk, run, bike. and hiking.
In California, where I live, there are countless scenic spots and trails to enjoy; but just as the clock is ticking in the summer, it is also ticking on the future of the environment as the effects of climate change become increasingly apparent. While the things we choose to wear make up only a small part of this puzzle, I prefer to wear eco-friendly clothes because wearing clothes that do not actively contribute to environmental degradation will very good.
TENCEL™ is a textile fiber brand that offers eco-fibers derived from renewable wood from sustainably managed forests, produced through a traceable, environmentally responsible manufacturing process. origin through blockchain technology and is compostable and biodegradable. Activewear brands are using this fiber with increasing frequency in everything from sweatshirts to leggings to sports bras – and not just because of its sustainability, but because it’s so great. comfortable to wear!
Active fabrics made with TENCEL™ fibers are naturally breathable and moisture-wicking, so can keep the body cool and dry. They’re also soft and gentle on the skin, making them great for lounging in a chair, if that’s your thing. Besides clothing, they’re also being used in footwear, including the New Balance 574 style, as well as the Allbirds x Adidas “Futurecraft” low-carbon running shoe due out next year.
By wearing clothes and shoes that have a low impact on the environment, we are playing a small part in ensuring we can enjoy nature for longer. Plus, we don’t have to sacrifice style to do so. Now you can shop our favorite TENCEL™ staples below to enjoy the last days of summer and beyond!