FASHION

Your Favourite Underwear Just Got More Environmentally Friendly

Recycling never looked so good

The ubiquity of Calvin Klein’s minimal underwear is well established, with the brand’s comfortable, thick-waistbanded basics found everywhere from the #MyCalvins Instagram tag to your own underwear drawer. With their recent Reconsidered Comfort collection, the brand is also trying to make things slightly better for the planet.

The new underwear and dual-gender loungewear range has been created using sustainably sourced materials and contributes to the circular textile economy through its use of recycled materials.

Kaia Gerber wearing Calvin Klein underwear

Modelled on the likes of Kaia Gerber, Rina Sawayama and Vinson Fraley, the new pieces use Tencel Refibra technology that sees cotton scraps created during garment production turned into cotton pulp.

Rina Sawayama Calvin Klein

This is then added to wood pulp and the combined raw materials are used to make new Tencel Lyocell fibres. And those aforementioned waistbands? The Reconsidered Comfort range sees them made with 40% recycled polyester.

Shop Calvin Klein’s Reconsidered Comfort range here.

Vinson Fraley Calvin Klein

For more on the sustainability efforts of the fashion industry be sure to pick up marie claire’s April ‘Earth Month’ issue featuring Grace Tame. Avaliable on stands April 15 and at magshop

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