Material Matters

February 02, 2019

Material Matters

The Tove & Libra team developed our expertise through generations of sourcing and producing clothing for major international brands. Here, we take a deep dive into why high quality materials are worth investing in.

Pants On Point

Finding the perfect pants can feel like an uphill struggle, which is why our bottoms range is subject to high levels of scrutiny. Made to move with you, while nailing the smart-casual look, our pants pair effortlessly with our knits so that we've got you covered on those busy mornings.

This season, we up the functionality of our best-selling Pull-on Chino with an incredible Japanese fabric made with Solotex® yarn. Its two-way stretch offers you maximum flexibility while resisting wrinkles through the day. Blended with 58% Cotton, it promises breathability and softness alongside functionality.
Our new Pull-on Chino features Solotex® fabric in Navy and Airy.

We love everything about our core 50% cotton, 47% nylon, and 3% spandex double weave fabric. Cotton means comfort and breathability for year-round wear, while incorporating nylon into the blend seriously improves its smoothness and wrinkle-resistance. Meanwhile, a touch of spandex means your pants move seamlessly with you.
Our Pull-on Chino utilizes this amazing fabric in a range of colors.

Our super-smart 63% Tencel®, 32% polyester, and 5% spandex dobby fabric is another optimal mid-weight blend for year-round comfort. While Tencel® is soft, smooth and breathable just like cotton, it is made from wood pulp in a sustainable process which requires less energy and water than cotton. Comfortable, stylish and better for the environment? We’d call that a winning blend. 
Our Wide Cropped Pant and Black Pull-on Chino feature this sustainably stylish fabric.

Smart Knits

Silk has long been a favored material among fashionistas because it's not only gorgeous, but also extremely functional. With temperature-regulating and moisture-wicking properties similar to Merino wool, silk is fabulous for all-season wear. Silk fibre is superfine yet surprisingly strong, allowing silk clothing to feel soft and delicate while also being resilient and durable. It is also hypoallergenic and ideal for sensitive skin.

Our 30% Silk 70% Cotton blend combines the best of breathability and moisture-wicking properties to produce delicate pieces ideal for warm and humid climes.
Our V Button-neck Top and Ribbed Crew Cardigan are sophisticated showcases for this luxurious blend. 

Tencel®/Lyocell products have been winning over consumers quickly and for good reason. While Tencel® is soft, smooth and breathable just like cotton, it is made from wood pulp in a sustainable process which requires less energy and water than cotton. In our fine knitwear, it offers a beautiful drape while being easy to care for - what's not to love? 
Check out our Relaxed Pullover in this sustainably stylish fabric.

Cotton & Silk sweaters







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