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Our Packaging Story

Our Packaging Story

Feb 04, 2021

At Creatures of Habit, we believe that a design process is incomplete unless you have paid attention to all the elements that accompany the product. That's why everything from our labels to our thread is made of all-natural materials which are 100% bio degradable and do not le ...

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Why We Hate Polyester

Why We Hate Polyester

Jan 02, 2021

If you don't know much about polyester, here's the short story:   1. Polyester = Plastic. It is a shortened name for a synthetic, man-made polymer most commonly referred to as polyethylene terephthalate (PET). It is made by mixing ethylene glycol and terephthalic acid. That all sounds extremely scientific, but basical ...

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What is French Terry fabric?

What is French Terry fabric?

Jun 17, 2020

French Terry is a type of knit that has loops on one side, and a flat soft surface on the other. The loops allow the fabric to absorb moisture and maintain breathability, which makes it great for all types of things - working out, travelling, sleeping - you name it. It’s cozy, moisture-wicking, absorbent, and keeps you cool in summers and warm in ...

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The problem with fast fashion

The problem with fast fashion

Mar 16, 2020

The fashion industry has been changing rapidly over the last few years, and it’s deliberately geared towards not only buying more but buying more often. The business model of fast fashion depends on using cheap, non-biodegradable materials and making low-cost, trendy, runway-inspired clothes on a regular basis. This means you don’t have to wait ...

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Why all natural?

Why all natural?

Feb 02, 2020

Every day, we are faced with a myriad of decisions that we need to make—what to eat, what to watch and what to wear when you wake up in the morning. There’s also pressure to make responsible decisions—not wanting to contribute to climate change or exploitative practices. It’s… a lot. Let us make one aspect of this easier for you—our ele ...

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Our Pima Cotton Fabric

Our Pima Cotton Fabric

Jan 26, 2019

Pima is a rare, high quality cotton that grows on the northern coast of Peru. What makes it special is the quality of its fibres and that it is grown naturally without the use of harmful chemical pesticides or insecticides.  The fibres of Pima cotton are 1.5x longer than regular cotton, measuring up to ...

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Our Modal Fabric

Our Modal Fabric

Feb 13, 2018

If you haven’t heard about modal yet, here’s the short version - its a lightweight, stretchy, and breathable fabric that’s made from beech tree pulp.  It’s an eco-conscious, durable option for clothing and there are a ton of reasons to love it.  For starters, it is ...

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Our Vintage Fabric

Our Vintage Fabric

Feb 13, 2018

Blending different yarns to create new fabrics is more art than science. This is why we had to go through many expert knitters before we found one that could create a blend that was just right. Our Vintage fabric brings together the best of our modal and pima cotton fabrics. It combines modal’s silky softness with cotton’s breathability. The ...

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