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VALUE ADDED DIAGRAM

Vancouver Eco-Fashion week

Vancouver Eco-Fashion week is one of the most important fashion weeks worldwide regarding Eco and sustainable fashion design. Eco Fashion Week focuses on sustainability as an innovative and long-term strategy for future fashion; through speaker seminars and industry panels, and award-winning fashion shows.

Velour

Velour is a knit or woven fabric with a thick, short, cut pile.

Velvet

Velvet is a fabric with a short, tightly woven pile, originally made of silk; it is today made of rayon, nylon, acrylic and cut pile fabrics.

Vendor Guidelines and principles

Vendor guidelines and principles are a company, store or shopping online that apply specific guidelines and policies that not necessarily compared to a certain standard but used different, part of established guidelines or their principle, ethics and guidelines.

Virgin fibre

Virgin fibres never made into the fabric before, primarily used for wool fibres (virgin wool), to differentiate between these and reclaimed, reprocessed, and reused fibres.

Viscose

Viscose or rayon is an artificial fibre, made from wood pulp, which on the face of it seems more sustainable. However, often the tree planted is eucalyptus, which draws up large amounts of water, causing problems in sensitive landscapes.