green chic! Uranus Apparel

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have a pretty healthy sense of humor an I enjoy astrology, so I love the idea of naming a line of sustainable underwear Uranus Apparel.  This little company was started by a couple of former Univesity of Florida students and it fills a hole in the drastically unappreciated world of sustainable undies.

Their new Soyshorts™ (boy short panties made of soy…get it?) is named ”Venus” and comes with three colors:  one pair plum, one pair ocean blue, and one pair taupe. They arrive packaged in a burlap drawstring pouch that is both reusable and 100% biodegradable.

Go get yourself some new underpants, ladies–and revel in the soft, sustainable luxury that is soy fabric.

Uranus Apparel is committed to utilizing soy as a more sustainable alternative to 100% cotton fiber. Soy is a fantastic alternative fabric choice as it’s manufactured from the by-products of soy food production like tofu and soybean oil, a process which uses materials that would otherwise be considered waste. While contributing to a more sustainable planet, soy fabric is also extremely soft and comfortable, often being compared to silk or cashmere, yet more durable and quicker drying than cotton.


Posted on May 25, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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