It isn’t an easy feat to provide organic textiles and garments to the people of the Indian sub-continent. Nonetheless, VCI Exports has accomplished this task by providing top-quality, eco-friendly, and fashionable wholesale apparel to domestic and international customers alike.
At VCI Exports, we believe in providing various organic fabrics to meet the ever-growing demand for fashion.
The VCI Exports fabrics catalog
At VCI Exports, we strive to provide GOTS Certified products to our customers at a competitive cost. We source the most eco-friendly options from fabric producers across the country and finalize the most efficient and sustainable alternatives only.
We are proud of the commercial, green fabric producers who supply us with woven and knitted type garments for our slow fashion inventory.
There are a few different varieties to consider within the woven cloth category, which include:
Cotton is one of the most popular fabric choices across the globe. Did you know that it takes thousands of liters of water to produce just one finished garment? Imagine the amount of water consumption to manufacture such clothes globally.
Organic cotton is sustainable as it does not rely on toxic growth enhancers and even costs less water to produce. We source the best quality organic cotton textiles, so your favorite fashion is light, breathable, and eco-friendly.
Organic cambric makes for a refined, lightweight, and customizable fabric akin to pongee silk in density and feel. Using GOTS Cambric clothing, you can make shirts, blouses, accessories like handkerchiefs, laces, dresses, and dress linings (like collars and cuffs).
Another Cambric variant, Batiste, is lightweight and offers a higher thread count.
Poplin is another popular fabric option woven from organic cotton. It is a plainer variety of weaves, yet it is versatile enough to create prints in various colors. Poplin continues to be a GOTS-approved fabric category.
The fabric’s horizontal warp and vertical weave give clothing materials a unique, corded surface depth. The softness of the material helps it find application as wrinkle-free clothing upholstery and embellishments.
You can draw Poplin into lustrous clothing materials, given its silky surface feel. It’s used widely for creating garments, such as coats, dresses, kurtas, quilts and cushion covers, etc.
Dobby is an organic fabric that owes its existence to ‘dobby looms,’ commonly used to produce it. Dobby fabric is used to make heavy and lightweight materials alike.
Dobby features a repetitive geometric pattern that gives it a unique, ‘angular,’ net-like appearance to the human eye. Textile makers mix and match warp and weft threads of different color consistencies to produce garments and components with intuitive specs and designs.
Sustainably produced, GOTS-certified dobby fabrics are high in demand among eco-friendly garment consumers. You will often find Dobby fabrics used extensively in polo and satin shirts.
The green fabric has a plain weave with an even surface feel; it’s drawn into long yards for dresses that demand a lovely drape and comfortable feel to balance weight. Chambray is popular as it doesn’t succumb to wrinkles easily.
Chambray is heavily used to manufacture women’s, men’s, and children’s clothing. Many manufacturers also use this fabric for curtains, pillowcases, tablecloths, and other home furnishings.
With tufted cords creating parallel, channeled texture on the surface, organic cotton fabric has been a mainstream fashion statement for ages.
These channels are called wales and vary in count depending on the fabric quality. Based on wales/inch, corduroy is classified into standard wale, pin cord, and pigment-dyed corduroy.
Organic corduroy is used to produce jackets, shirts, trousers, and waistcoats.
Cotton slub is an excellent alternative for eco-friendly fashionistas. If you are tired of the same smooth-textured look of your garments, then go for cotton slubs.
Slub fabric bears an ‘uneven,’ coarse appearance and feels as if it’s made from strands of yarn spun improperly to produce the protrusions.
GOTS-certified, blended, slub cotton has an excessive demand across the globe for its use in contemporary alternative fashion such as denim, textured shirts, etc.
Denim Tencel is another organic textile fabric woven from lyocell and modal that has recently gained prominence. It is used to produce clothing garments and bedding covers.
Despite its durable weave, denim Tencel has a super soft feel. It is produced from sustainable regenerated cellulose. For this very reason, it is highly sought-after for its wrinkle-free attributes and dye retention capabilities.
Viscose fabrics are made from organic liquids that can be used to create rayon or cellophane. It was popularized in the West as ‘artificial silk’. Viscose is extremely breathable and biodegradable and is used to manufacture jackets, tunics, activewear, dress linings, t-shirts, etc.
Viscose is made from the pulp of bamboo, pine, eucalyptus, or beech wood. It is a semi-organic fabric based on the production technique. Some manufacturers use non-toxic chemical agents to create the fiber, which is later spun into regenerated cellulose for the material.
‘Peace’ silk, or Ahimsa silk, is eco-friendly, cruelty-free silk obtained from silkworms by the grace of their natural metamorphosis. It is a much more ethical alternative than the commercial silk obtained by boiling or piercing the worms.
Consequently, each worm produces a lot of silk naturally. This silk is combined with hemp in a 3:7 ratio for a sustainable silk alternative that retains rich dye colors.
We fetch premium-grade, USA-produced organic cotton or Jersey fabric cotton. This fabric type is relatively lightweight, breathable, and highly absorbent.
Its knit structure and count dictate the insulation quality and thickness. There is a great demand for organic Jersey wool and cotton-knitted garments, such as t-shirts, in our catalog.
Cotton velour fabric
Additionally, we stock organic cotton velour fabric clothes. These garments are made with both contemporary fashion tastes and longevity in mind. The fabric in question is suitable for bathrobes, jackets, pants, dresses, etc.
We import high-thread-count, GOTS-certified cotton velour fabric garments only. It helps ensure we never compromise sustainability for cost.
Ecovero Viscose- 100% Viscose
The LenzingEcovero viscose (rayon) is a patented, wood-sourced fiber type devised to take less and give more. The trademarked fabric type is certified eco-friendly by the EU Ecolabel for efficiently meeting environmental standards.
Lenzing certified Ecovero fabrics are responsible for being extraordinarily biodegradable and environment-conscious fashion, thereby fitting into our vision and mission of VCI Exports.
Flax plant-produced linen is highly biodegradable and lightweight. We import our linen collection from weavers who use naturally treated and processed plant fiber linen.
Cotton jersey is a single-knit cotton fabric consisting of stretch fibers like elastane. Jersey cotton derives its name from the Channel Island of Jersey, dating back to the twentieth century.
As an eco-friendly fabric, it is still used to make low-maintenance fabric. GOTS-certified cotton jersey is non-shrinkable and wrinkle-free.
Velour knitted fabrics are knitted into sheared and brushed loops. It has a refined, soft-to-touch texture giving it a space in the luxury fabric of the 1970s. This organic fabric is a well-known alternative to synthetic fabrics like polyester.
Knitted velour is behind apparel like dresses, leggings, tracksuits, sportswear, and jackets. Velour variants are found in cotton blends, modal blends, and recycled cotton-polyester blends.
Slub jersey is a knitted fabric type derived from organic cotton. It’s made from a single yarn, contrary to woven slub, which is made with parallel-running warps and wefts. The yarn-knitted symmetrical, looped fabric gives garments an elasticity that helps withstand wear and tear.
GOTS-certified, chemical-free slub jersey is used for T-shirts, leggings, undergarments, infant garments, blankets, scarves, and activewear.
As the name suggests, fleece is a type of organic, high-performance, outdoor clothing fabric. Sustainable and cruelty-free fleece is obtained by recycling otherwise non-biodegradable materials like plastic.
Today, the technology to recycle plastic bottles into fleece yarn as fine as cashmere, exists. Sustainable fleece helps reduce land pollution and is also useful as wind and water-resistant garments.
Yarn-dyed stripes are a contemporary fabric manufactured using less time-sensitive and sustainable materials than traditional dyeing or screen printing. The individual stripes are dyed in a multitude of colors for various designs.
These color-retentive fabrics are knit directly into the hemp fabric to produce polo shirts, buttoned shirts, bedsheets, furnishings, etc. Yarn-dyed stripes are also highly durable and low-maintenance, just as they are eco-friendly.
Organic and eco-friendly rib fabric is made from hemp and lycra. It is marginally stretchable, which makes it suitable for light activewear. Commercially, sustainable rib fabric is blended with organic hemp and cotton.
Rib garments are also soft and thus can be worn for long durations. It can be sewn into a variety of designs according to bespoke specs.