The first pants 100% Cannabis was manufactured Levi Strauss for miners of gold and patented Californians in 1873. Only the cannabis tissue offered an acceptable duration for clothes of miners, no other material would pass the test that graphically showed the mark commercial pants (two horses trying to break trousers).
The tissues obtained from the Cannabis fiber is a high strength, so they did tell HJAnslinger, founder of the “Marijuana Tax-act” (laws prohibiting the Cannabis): “Truly the Cannabis produces the best fiber fabrics known to man, if you had a shirt made of hemp grandchildren could continue to use “. Four times stronger than cotton fiber used to make the jeans durability.
Before synthetic fibers invaded the market, hemp was considered essential raw material and also was irreplaceable in the shipping industry for ropes and sails. The ships led by Columbus arrived in America in 1492 carrying 80 tons of hemp from ropes, nets, candles and other useful naval. Columbus also introduced the paper on his expeditions (made of hemp) and according to plant seeds indicas said.
Shoe leaves that received the award from the United Nations Fashion Industry and the Environment, introduced in early 1995 a line of hemp cloth shoes.
Surely we wear hemp we know more.
The designer Ralph Lauren dede 1984 revealed that hemp fiber used in their creations, without divulge it. In June 1995 in an article entitled “The oldest fabric in the world is now the most modern,” the New York Times published the secret of Lauren and interviewed Calvin Klein who declared: “I believe that hemp is the preferred fiber both for home furnishings and for the fashion industry. Klein hinted that he too would use hemp soon in her fashion designs.