A new, biodegradable, and environmental-friendly silk alternative

In comparison, traditional silk production harms the environment in several ways. The most common issue is the sacrifice of the silk moths. As the worms are bred, they extensively need to be fed and often treated with chemicals such as pesticides, fungicides, synthetic fertilizers, and herbicides followed by bleaching and chemical dying of the fabric.

Unlike traditional silk, rose fiber is biodegradable and represents no harm to the water or soil. This fiber also maintains some of the roses’ properties, like antioxidants. They retain coolness and are encouraged for sensitive skin.

I hope in the future, there is no sustainable fashion and unsustainable fashion businesses—only an industry where sustainable practices are the norm. Circularity must be the future. We have to operate in a way where what we take from this earth, we give back.”

designer Maggie Marilyn who works with organic cotton, linen, peace silk, and silk alternatives such as rose fibers.

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The Indian Design Brand Lagom employs a throughout effort to manufacture and produce their loungeware line made 100% of rose silk.