Naoron: A Leathery, Water-Resistant Textile Made From Wood Pulp

SIWA, Naoron, Naoto Fukasawa, washi, Japan, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style, Fabrictionary, eco-textiles, eco-friendly textiles, green textiles, natural textiles, faux leather

NAORON \nah ö·re on\

n 1 a: A versatile textile derived from wood pulp and polyolefin (“soft Naoron”) or recycled polyester (“RPF Naoron”). b: Manufactured by Onao in Japan using traditional washi-suki paper-manufacturing techniques. 2 a: Designed to be soft and flexible, as well as tear- and water-resistant. b: Soft Naoran does not emit noxious fumes when incinerated. 3: The primary material in the SIWA series of accessories, a collaboration between Onao and industrial designer Naoto Fukasawa. SIWA is an anagram of washi (also spelled wasi), which refers to the material’s crinkled appearance.

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One Response to “Naoron: A Leathery, Water-Resistant Textile Made From Wood Pulp”

  1. peri says:

    Can you please advise how sustainable Naoron is from a life cycle perspective.

    How is it recycled or disposed of at the end of life given the composition is a mix of plant and oil based origin material?

    Thank you

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