What is CORK FABRIC?
Cork shavings removed from the bark of the cork oak tree are transformed into ultra thin sheets to produce cork fabric. Cork is a natural and sustainable material harvested from cork oak trees every nine years without harming or killing the trees. The bark of the trees naturally regenerates, making cork a renewable resource. Cork is also recyclable and biodegradable.
Cork fabric makes an ideal material for handbags because it is lightweight, soft, easy to clean, stain-resistant, and waterproof.
Why FAUX LEATHER?
Why ORGANIC COTTON?
Natalie Therése cork bags are lined with 100% Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified cotton, which is produced in a Fair Trade Certified facility. The methods used to grow organic cotton have a low impact on the environment, and the materials used are free of toxic and synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. Low-impact dyes and pigments are used in the printing process of these fabrics. Conventional chemical-intensive cotton production is detrimental to the air, water, and soil, as well as to the health of the people who live and work in the cotton-growing areas.