Jan 21, 2019
Birla Cellulose launches sustainable fabric Livaeco
Jan 21, 2019
Birla Cellulose, a part of Aditya Birla Group’s Grasim Industries, has launched a new eco-enhanced variant of Liva fabric, Livaeco.
Whilst Liva itself is a sustainable fabric, Livaeco enhances this further with the use of raw materials from sustainable and certified forests, lowest water consumption and low green house gas emissions during manufacturing.
"At Birla Cellulose, sustainability is a continuous journey towards the wellbeing of all stakeholders and conserving nature. With the launch of Livaeco, we endeavor to systematically engage with the textile value chain and offer consumers fashionable clothing that is eco-friendly," said Dilip Gaur, managing director, Grasim Industries Ltd.
Livaeco, the eco-enhanced variant of Liva, was launched with forest-themed fashion show with garments designed by India’s leading fashion designers – Anju Modi, Wendel Rodricks and Gaurav Jai Gupta. Kangana Ranaut, Liva’s brand ambassador, brought up the grand finale as the showstopper in a Livaeco garment.
"Birla Cellulose, following the Aditya Birla Group’s philosophy of being at the forefront of sustainable business practices, has taken yet another step towards enhancing the sustainability of the fashion industry through the introduction of Livaeco, a new variant of Liva," added Gaur.
"I strive for excellence in whatever I do. My fashion choices are not any different. Livaeco enables me to look my fashionable best and yet gives me the satisfaction that it is helping in preserving our precious environment," Liva brand ambassador and actress Kangana Ranaut.
Livaeco will be available exclusively in SS19 and AW19 seasonal collections of brand 'W'. 'W' has specially curated a high fashion collection leveraging the attributes of Livaeco.
The collections are expected in more than 300 exclusive 'W' stores and many more in ‘W’ collections at large format stores and multi brands outlets across India by March 2019.
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