Cocona: Vegan-Friendly Outerwear Insulation Made From Coconut Husks

by , 10/08/11   filed under: Fabrictionary

Nau, Cocona, coconut husks, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style, eco-friendly outerwear, sustainable outerwear, vegan fashion, vegan clothing

COCONA\ˈkōˈkōnˈä\

n 1 a:Trademarked name for a lightweight, breathable fiber derived from coconut-husk waste discarded by the food-service industry. b: Reduced to charcoal, combined with recycled polyester, and spun to maximize its surface area for warmth retention and moisture wicking. c: Said to resist odors better than traditional polyester fill. 2: Used in Nau’s insular jacket, a two-layer, sealed-seam shell with a helmet-compatible hood that the Portland clothier describes as “made for the mountain.”

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