Mono material means that it is pure material. 100% organic cotton, 100% wool and so on. One of the biggest challenges yet in the clothing industry is recycling of mixed materials. Technology is developing, but as of today it is hard to identify material mix and to recycle it. By choosing pure fiber compositions as often as we can, we are contributing to making the recycling process possible and more rewarding.
More than half of Fall Winter Spring Summer’s Fall 20 ready-to-wear collection is made of mono materials, in fact 87% of all woven styles are made of mono materials. While it is important to use mono materials to facilitate recycling, it can be favorable to use a mix on some garments for quality and aesthetic reasons. Chunky knitwear has for instance a tendency to lose its shape over time and polyamide is commonly used to help maintain shape and design.