MATERIALS WE WORK WITH

*Disclaimer: Veshin is not a material supplier

Organics

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Organic cotton is a a soft, durable and versatile fabric. It’s similar to traditional cotton, except no harsh chemicals are used to grow it.

It’s a high-yield crop which, when cultivated responsibly, can increase soil fertility and biodiversity.

  • Can be sourced with or without an eco wax coating
  • GOTS, OCS 100 & OCS BLENDED certified
  • Low fabric MOQ
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Hemp is a high-yield, quick growing plant that requires little water. It can be grown organically and helps regenerate the soil between crop rotations.

 

Every part of the plant can be used across industries, including food, textile and beauty, which means very little goes to waste. It’s strong, durable and has a texture similar to that of linen.

  • A range of hemp & hemp blends are available
  • GOTS, OCS 100 & OCS BLENDED certified
  • Low fabric MOQ
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Tencel is derived from sustainably sourced wood pulp. It’s lightweight, soft, and silky, making it great for bag linings.

  • High fabric MOQ
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Cork is a natural, renewable material that is sourced from trees, without cutting them down.

 

It’s a durable, lightweight material that’s water-resistant and great for bag exteriors.

  • Wide range of fabrications
  • Low fabric MOQ

Synthetics

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We work with one of the most transparent yarn suppliers, Repreve. They take single-use plastic and transform it into high-performance yarn with a smooth finish.

 

Using recycled polyester helps to reduce plastic waste, and it can be recycled again at the end of its life.

  • GRS, OEKO TEX, U TRUST & SCS certified
  • Medium fabric MOQ with surcharges
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Recycled nylon uses nylon waste from fishing nets, which means using it can help to make our oceans healthier. It’s strong and durable with a similar finish to traditional nylon, but with a reduced environmental impact.

We’re also able to source post industrial recycled nylon from factory floors, giving it a second life and reducing waste.

  • High MOQ

Leather Alternatives

microfiber-materials

Microfiber is a smooth synthetic material which can replicate the look and feel of animal skin products.

 

It’s supple, durable and versatile, making it a more sustainable alternative to leather and suede.

  • Low fabric MOQ
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MIRUM® is a new, 100% plastic-free plant-based material. At the end of its life, it can be recycled into new MIRUM® or ground up and safely returned to the earth, making it a naturally circular and climate-friendly option.

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Apple leather is made from part apple waste, including the peel, core and any scraps. This repurposes waste and can be an additional income stream for farmers. Both growing and processing the apples and apple waste requires little water compared to traditional leather.

 

Apple leather is a strong, durable, and renewable material, with a similar texture to traditional leather.

  • High MOQ
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Pinatex is crafted from part pineapple leaf fiber, which is an agricultural waste product. It requires little water, as pineapples are a drought-resistant crop. Repurposing the leaves not only reduces waste, but it also provides additional income to the farmers.

 

Piñatex is durable and flexible, with a similar texture to traditional leather.

  • High MOQ
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Cactus leather is made from part cactus fibres, which are woven together to create a strong, durable material. Its similar to traditional leather, but a little more organic looking, and a lot less harmful.

 

While regular leather is water-intensive, cacti need little water to grow, making it a much more sustainable material.

  • Low MOQ
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Mushroom leather, also known as mycelium, is made from the root network of mushrooms. This is a renewable materials that requires little light and water and can feed off agricultural waste. 

 

Mushroom leather is a strong, durable, and flexible with a similar texture to traditional leather.

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Grape leather is made from the skin, seeds and stems of grapes. It’s made from renewable, natural resources can help to create an additional income stream for farmers. Both growing and processing the grapes requires little water compared to traditional leather.

 

Grape leather is a strong, durable, and flexible material, with a similar texture to traditional leather. 

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LEAP leather is made from the fibres of the lotus plant. It’s made from renewable, natural resources that make up a closed-loop system, which recaptures CO2 waste. 

 

LEAP leather is a strong, durable, and flexible material, with a similar texture to traditional leather.

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Bloom foam is a naturally-derived alternative to synthetic foam. It’s made from algae as part of a closed-loop system, which recaptures CO2 waste and feeds it back into the system. 

 

Its texture is similar to that of synthetic foam and it’s a good sustainable alternative for padding, insulation and packaging.