Ukrainian Fashion Week with the support of the Ukrainian cultural Fund presents the fourth story Action: Sustainable Fashion – DevoHome. Previous stories can be found through the link.
Fabrics made from hemp are very popular among sustainable brands and among consumers. The process of growing, processing and further use of hemp raw material – the most ethical towards the environment and people. That is why sustainable manufacturers are increasingly using this fabric to create garments. Moreover, high quality and environmental properties of this material are very popular today. The process of working with hemp as a raw material for the manufacture of textiles is still quite expensive and complicated. However, Ukraine has all chances to work in this direction textile industry – favorable conditions and tradition.
Brand clothing and home textiles from hemp fibers DevoHome restores the ecosystem of identity, focused on innovation and rethinking Ukrainian traditions. Team brand for the seventh consecutive year supports 12 th and 14 th goals of the program of development of United Nations (responsible consumption and conservation of marine ecosystems).
“We are the first in the world to develop and offer an innovative fur on the basis of non-woven fibers of hemp as a substitute for natural and ekumeku,” – said the founder of the brand Oksana Devo. Innovative material HempFur replaces animal and synthetic fur and its properties are suitable for sewing hemp fur.
Hemp fiber is a strong biodegradable material that grows without herbicides and pesticides, pest-resistant, quickly absorbs and releases moisture, is hypoallergenic; provides excellent regulation of temperature and air circulation. The brand also produces natural hemp insulation for coats, jackets and vests – as a substitute of down and synthetics, which are commonly used in the mass market.
DevoHome stresses that their product team of the brand responsibly applies to all stages of the process, not killing nature, and restoring traditional Ukrainian textiles from hemp.