non-european®’s bold PLEATED TENCIL TROUSERS will have you stand out for all the right reasons. Designed & hand made in Cape Town SA with Durability and Breathability as key features – this designer garment is a sure investment piece that can last decades when cared for correctly.
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‘Our unique non-european® Pleated Trouser is designed and hand crafted for those who have an adventurous heart. Wear yours with one of our Ladies Shirt dresses or Slip Vests and a pair of our genuine leather shoes or sandals.‘
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What is Tencil? [read more]
100% Tencil is a fibre made from wood pulp of trees grown and replaced on specialized tree farms. Unlike most cellulosic fabrics, Tencil is produced using recyclable, earth-friendly solvents. As a naturally derived fibre, Tencil is also biodegradable.
‘We regard Tencil as the best quality fabric because… [read more]
‘it is more absorbent, breathes more and is less prone to wrinkles than cotton, softer than silk and cooler than linen.’
Tencil is a great year-round fabric – it has a thermo-regulating characteristic keeping you warm in the winter, yet cool in the summer. Plus, it is very long lasting and not prone to becoming thin with wash and ware. Like cotton it is quite unique in the fact that it can actually improve with time!
How to care for my Tencil garment? [read more]
‘Tencel Fabric is fairly easy to care for. It is machine washable at low temperature. Don’t pop your Tencil garments in the tumble dryer – instead, let them air dry naturally.’
Does Tencil shrink? [read more]
‘Tencil is a natural fabric – you should expect your Tencil garment to shrink about 3% with the first washing and will resist shrinking from then on.’
Why is Tencil® clothing more expensive? [read more]
‘In comparison to good old cotton, Tencil can be rather expensive. Production of Tencil tends to be a costlier process than for most cotton. However, Tencil garments could last longer and save you time on washing and ironing, which makes the cost difference somewhat difficult to quantify.’